Ooty Lake

#7 of 11 things to do in Ooty

Located at a walking distance from the city center in the Nilgiris district is this beautifully serene lake which is famous for boating and for a small park that is next to it. The lake is artificial  but stunning from every corner and is really famous and for the locals its a usual spot for picnic and weekend family getaways. The lake is usually crowded on the weekends but it is worth a visit. While you are here do not forget to do boating and explore the beautiful whereabouts of this region. Orginaly the lake was constructed for the purpose of fishing and to this present day it has become all but an important tourist spot in Ooty. The lake has shrunk in size over the past few years giving way to other structures like the race course.The lake has boat house attached to it and it makes the sport of boating one of the major attractions of the Ooty lake throughout the year.People also rent bicycles to cycle around the lake in a quiet peaceful evening. In the summer Festival of Ooty, they organize Boat racing and boat pageantry which gives another reason to this lake for its fame. This is one of the most picturesque lake of South Indian region that one may ever come across. The lake is open on all days and with fee of 10-/ INR one can indulge in this serene lake and take the benefits of the heavenly realms that this spot offers.Boating will cost around Rs 400 per person but it is worth it. The lake will be crowded in the evenings, reach by early morning to avoid the crowd.

Ooty Lake Photos

Ooty Lake  tour
Ooty Lake  tour
Ooty Lake  tour
Ooty Lake  tour
Ooty Lake  tour