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2 Lake/ River/ Ponds to explore in Nilgiris

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.

Avalanche LakeAvalanche Lake, Tamil Nadu

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.

Pykara LakePykara Lake, Tamil Nadu

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