Ooty Sightseeing with Pykara
November 3, 2022
- Golf course(Outer view),
- Pine tree forest,
- Kamaraj Sagar Dam: At a distance of 9 km from Ooty, Kamraj Sagar Dam, also known as the Sandynalla Reservoir, is a very quiet and scenic dam situated on the way to Wenlock Downs & Pykara. There are several walking trails around the lake. There is a pine forest adjacent to the main road through which the reservoir is accessed. Pine trees spread across several acres make it a popular shooting location in Ooty.
- Pykara Dam & Reservoir: At a distance of 22Kms from Ooty, Pykara Lake is a placid lake situated on Ooty - Mysore road. Boating in Pykara Lake is a memorable experience. Pykara Dam built on the Pykara River amidst dense forest is a beautiful destination offering breathtaking scenery. Tourists can hire a speed boat or motor boat from the boat house and enjoy a fun ride in the lake.
- Ninth Miles,
- Sixth Miles,
- Pykara lake,
- Pykara Waterfalls: At a distance of 2 km from Pykara Lake visit the waterfall amidst the dense forest. The falls drop down into two sections with heights of 55 m and 61 m through multiple layers on the rocky bed providing a unique beauty to the stream.
- Wenlock Downs: At a distance of 16 km from Ooty, Wenlock Downs is a vast expanse of grassy meadows located on the way to Pykara in Ooty. The entire place is covered with Shola forest. More popularly known as the Shooting Point, Wenlock Downs has two popular movie filming points known as Sixth Mile and Ninth Mile named so because they are located 6 miles and 9 miles away from Ooty