Ousteri Lake

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: Osudu Lake, Puducherry. (Local Name), India
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Off Road, Water Body, Restaurant, Family And Kids, Lake, Boating, Picnic Spot

Ousteri Lake - Review

Ousteri Lake or Ousudu Lake in Pondicherry is an idyllic spot to visit in the town. At one point of time in the past, it used to be the source of drinking water for the whole town. This gives it tremendous socio-cultural importance as well.

It has now been opened to tourists and is largely used for boating. It is about 15 kilometers from the actual town but it is certainly worth the effort and the drive there. A few restaurants dot the place in which you can sit and enjoy and unrestricted view of the water while sipping coffee or eating delicious food.

The main attraction is of course the boating. You can hire a paddle boat or rowboat and drift languidly in the still waters of this place. It is especially gorgeous in winter. In summers you can take a refreshing picnic like the locals would and enjoy the spread as the sun gleams brightly over the place.

Ousteri Lake Information

  • The ticket price depends on the type of boat you hire.

How To reach Ousteri Lake by Public Transport

  • OusuduEari

Restaurants Near Ousteri Lake

  • Lake view
  • Hotel Atithi
  • Hotel Surguru

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TripHobo Highlights for Ousteri Lake

  • Ousteri Lake Address: Osudu Lake, Puducherry. (Local Name), India
  • Ousteri Lake Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Ousteri Lake Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Ousteri Lake(preferred time): 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Ousteri Lake: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Ousteri Lake

  • 49.95% of people who visit Puducherry include Ousteri Lake in their plan

  • 45.66% of people start their Ousteri Lake visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Ousteri Lake

Monday, Tuesday and Sunday

93.01% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ousteri Lake

People normally club together Auroville Beach and Auroville while planning their visit to Ousteri Lake.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Ousteri Lake, Puducherry Reviews

  • Awesome place. Superb

  • Best for bird watchers n average boating

  • It's was not maintained and boating not available since the Lake is drought

  • Place is not maintained properly

  • The lake is closed. One should enquire about it before visiting.

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Ousteri lake
  • Hi Please do share the ticket price of boat ride

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    • I think the price for a boat ride on Ousteri Lake is rupees 50/- per person on sharing basis. 

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