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About Ooty Lake

The Ooty Lake Ooty is an artificial lake spread over sixty-five acres and constructed in 1824 by John Sullivan. Ooty is also known as Udhagamandalam and is nestled in the Nilgiri Hills.  Ooty Lake is where one can escape to for a quiet vacation in the summer. From March to June, the weather in Ooty is pleasant. You can venture out for sightseeing and other tourist activities like a pony ride on the shores of the lake, paddle boating, and motorboat rides. Pykara Lake, Upper Bhavani Lake, Second World War Memorial, Lady Canning’s seat, Ooty Club are among places worth visiting. Also, visit the Radio Telescope at the Ooty Radio Astronomy which is a 530-meter long 30-meter wide cylindrical parabolic telescope. Vacation rentals offer places to stay near Ooty Lake Ooty like the Turret House, Ooty Hillside stay, and Tee Stay holiday. Hotels near Ooty Lake are Ponmari Residency, Adarsh International, Hotel Charring Cross, Sunshine Inn, FabHotel Khems, and Taj Savoy which cater to the various budgets.

Pro Tip: Take a ride on the amazing Nilgiri Mountain railway which a UNESCO Heritage site. It has the slowest train in India, travelling 10 kmph, covering 40 km via 208 curves, 16 tunnels, and 250 bridges. 

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls
  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Family
  • Entry Fee Adult : INR 10
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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The Toda Mund

The Toda Mund

Landmark

Spend approx 2 hours

Toda Mund is a village in Ooty of Toda tribe. The Toda Mund means...
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6th Mile

6th Mile

Landmark

Spend approx 2 hours

Also known as the Shooting Spot, 6th Mile is located just 6 miles...
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Pine Forest

Pine Forest

Gardens-Woods

Spend approx 4 hours

The scenic canvas of the Pine Forest of the town is spread betwee...
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Stone House

Stone House

Landmark

Spend approx 2 hours

The first bungalow in Ooty, the Stone House is one of the most si...
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Sidewalk Cafe

Sidewalk Cafe

Cafe

Cost for Two - INR 80

Sidewalk Café, located in Ooty is an amazing destination to eat o...
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Kebab Corner

Kebab Corner

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 50

If you are looking for steaming kebabs in the hill station of Oot...
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Quality Restaurant

Quality Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 200

Quality restaurant with its fine ambiance and multi-cuisine food ...
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Willy's

Willy's

Cafe

Cost for Two - INR 200

Willy’s cafe with its warm and cozy interiors serves as the perfe...
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Charring Cross

Charring Cross

Individual shop

Moderate Budget

Charring cross is an intersection on the National Highway 67 that...
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Lower Bazaar Road

Lower Bazaar Road

Street market

Economy

Ooty shopping is fun and comfortable because the weather doesn’t ...
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Nilgiris Super Market

Nilgiris Super Market

Individual shop

Economy

Though Ooty does not have the malls and shopping centers of the b...
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Main Bazaar

Main Bazaar

Individual shop

Economy

Just as the name suggests, this is one of the main markets in Oot...
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Trek to Doddabetta Peak

Trek to Doddabetta Peak

Adventure

Moderate Budget

Dodabetta peak is the highest mountain in the Nilgiri Hills at 26...
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Fun at Black Thunder Theme Park

Fun at Black Thunder Theme Park

Entertainment

Value for Money

Holidays are synonymous with amusement parks. You don’t have to b...
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Hiking at Mukurthi National Park

Hiking at Mukurthi National Park

Exploration

Moderate Budget

If you really want to get into some remote wilderness to find pea...
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Angling

Angling

Adventure

Value for Money

Fishing is a great way to spend time with your family as well as ...
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Club Mahindra

Club Mahindra

Entertainment

Cost for Two - INR 500

Club Mahindra Derby Green nestles in a prime spot in Ooty town, o...
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Canterbury Bar

Canterbury Bar

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 500

Ooty, the charming and laid back hill station of Tamil Nadu, is h...
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The Valley Bar

The Valley Bar

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 500

Set against a fantastic backdrop, The Valley Bar nestles in the c...
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Selbournes Bar

Selbournes Bar

Pubs

Cost for Two - INR 400

If you are looking for a chic and elegant place to wine and dine ...
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Holiday Packages In ooty

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Holiday Themes In ooty

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    3 Nights, 4 Days
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    Rs.4,999
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    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.5,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    Sightseeing Holidays
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.9,299
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Places to stay in ooty

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