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Pykara Lake - Things to Know Before Visiting

Pykara Lake, Tamil Nadu

Lake/ River/ Ponds

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About Pykara Lake

The Pykara is the largest river in the Nilgiris district and is revered by the Todas, an Adivasi community, who consider it to be sacred

Attractions Near Pykara Lake

Kalhatti Falls
Kalhatti Falls10.83km from Pykara Lake

Also called as Bird watcher falls situated around 400 feet high in the Sigur plateau.

Tamilnadu Tourism Ooty Boat House
Tamilnadu Tourism Ooty Boat House11.26km from Pykara Lake

Park, boating, picnic spot.

Government Botanical Garden
Government Botanical Garden13.38km from Pykara Lake

A must-visit tourist destination in Ooty with a huge collection of rare Botanicals.

Avalanche Lake
Avalanche Lake13.41km from Pykara Lake

Famous tourist spot in Ooty among nature enthusiasts and photographers. The lake is set amidst a captivating landscape that is filled with lovely flowers. The waterfalls that fall down the nearby mountains further add to the beauty of the place.

Government Rose Garden
Government Rose Garden13.44km from Pykara Lake

This is situated on the slopes of ELK hill. A paradise of different varieties of roses.

The Tea Factory & The Tea Museum
The Tea Factory & The Tea Museum14.53km from Pykara Lake

A museum which takes u to the evolution of tea and about the verities of the tea leaves.

Where is Pykara Lake

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The Name ‘Nilgiris’ means Blue hills (Neelam – Blue and Giri – Hill or Mountain). The view of the violet blossoms of ‘kurinji’ flower enveloping the hill ranges periodically. Hence the name Nilgiri arose.