Pykara Lake, Ooty

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  • Address: Near Mukurthi National Park, Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 20 INR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Water Body, Waterfall, Scenic Drive, Family And Kids, Lake, Boating, Picnic Spot
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About Pykara Lake, Ooty

Nestled in the Nilgiris, situated near the Mukurthi National Park and around 20 kms from Ooty town, the Pykara Lake is a breathtaking site to behold. The drive to the lake is also a beautiful one. The Paykara waterfalls are nearby and one needs to hike up for around a kilometre to reach the falls. Head out to the lake for some relaxing time with your family. Go boating or picnicking and don’t forget to hog on the pakoras and boiled peanuts available at various stalls around the lake.

Pykara Lake Information

  • Carry packed food and water as there are few restaurants in this area.

Pykara Lake Ticket Prices

  • Boating charges apply.

Pykara Lake Opening and Closing Hours

  • Boating facility opens by 9:30 am to 10:00 am.

How To reach Pykara Lake by Public Transport

  • Pykara bus station

Restaurants Near Pykara Lake

  • Government owned snack shack

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Pykara Lake, Ooty Reviews

  • Very beautiful n serene lake. Boating is good but only for 8 members n above. So you need to wait till you get the numbers.

  • Cool place with great boat ride. Can't believe the size of the lake in that much height of Nilgiris. Nature always amazes..

  • Good place for bringing your family. Best season to visit is July to October. The entry fee per person is 10rs. Its starts every day morning 9am upto 6am. After worlds its closed. The wild animals are came here to drinking water......,.........................

  • very beautiful place.. you will hire boat. its cost 800.

  • OMG .. a great place for boating n lovely weather .

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