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Pykara Lake Wildlife

Pykara Lake - Wildlife

Pykara is a well- acknowledged destination situated at a distance of 21 kilometers from Ooty on the Ooty-Mysore road which is a scenic hill station located in the Western Ghats at a height of 2240 meters.Pykara is actually considered to be one of the most visited hill stations of India and also Ooty is very well connected to all the major places of the country and the world. It is easily reachable from the key cities of the country.

Pykara Lake has become a famous getaway from Ooty. It is basically a placid lake situated in the midst of the lush green valleys of Ooty. The major tourist attraction spot in Ooty is the Pykara waterfall. It is located nearly an hour from Ooty.To reach this spot, one is required to take a trek for about 7 to 10 minutes although for elders and children, there is one electric car facility available. This is actually a great place to visit during the winter season.

It is entirely bounded by thick dense forest and also there is a forest rest house in the region. The place well boasts of sheltered fenced shoals. You will truly get mesmerized by seeing the Pykara waterfalls flowing through Murkurti, Pykara and Glen Morgan dams.  

The travelers can visit the spotless and splendid Pykara Lake, which is absolutely pollution free and is very less crowded. There are pedal boats, motor boats and speed boats also available for tourists to enjoy. This place is very quiet and is the best to spend some quality time with your family and dear ones.

Pykara is most famously known for its boat house which is placed near the Pykara falls and Dam. Boating is the chief attraction of this lake which the travelers can enjoy at quite a reasonable price.The boat house also comprises of a restaurant and a rest house where the tourists can sit back at peace and relax for as much long as they want. 

The backwater forms an immense lake because of the dam, which is called as the Pykara Lake. At the finish of the dam, the river falls from an altitude which is known as the Pykara Falls. Pykara undoubtedly makes for a perfect picnic spot and the entire locale attracts the tourists from different corners of the world as it is settled in the middle of lush greenery and spectacular sights.

Pykara has all the things that one requires for a perfect holiday trip with their friends and family. Tourists also possess an option of enjoying a boat ride in the lake along with taking pleasure in the beautiful scenery that surrounds the lake. These are some of the reasons as to why the Pykara Dam, falls and the reservoir attract a lot of tourists.

The boat house allows the travelers to enjoy appetizing food, sit back and take pleasure by relaxing amidst the beauty of nature. All the nature enthusiasts, peace lovers, keen photographers and adventure junkies just cannot afford to miss this destination.

The time that is considered the best to visit the Pykara Lake and waterfall is between the months of August and January when the weather remains absolutely pleasant.

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