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The Real CRUX of Ooty is Upper Bhavani Lake

This is one of the best lake I have viewed in my life. Actually there are 3 to 4 spots which we can... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Allahabad, India
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Mesmerizing place and worth of traveling to this pleasant breath taking view near avalanche. If you... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sri K
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Snowdown Road Ooty | Commercial Roadd Ooty, Garden Road Ooty, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) 643001, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of the best lake I have viewed in my life. Actually there are 3 to 4 spots which we can view during this trip, and it is outstanding. To reach there this is the Plan. Start your journey around 8.00 am from...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mesmerizing place and worth of traveling to this pleasant breath taking view near avalanche. If you travel silently and enjoying the greeny and hilly view of avalanche. If you get a chance you may spot some animals like sambar deer, bison, Elephant during you first...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the best scenic beauties in Ooty .A must visit place but dont forget to arrange prior booking for forest vehicle

1  Thank abhisheg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one the best attractions around Ooty i would say. Reaching to this place is not easy & straight forward. You need to reach Avalanche forest area point as early as possible in morning as they have limited bus tours & they get filled...More

2  Thank Vijay0509
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

People have been telling on the blog that you have to take the permission of the forest ranger from the office situated in ooty which is absolutely false as i went there seeing what people were saying on the blog bu the forest officer said...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go early to avoid wait time. Ecotourism vehicle takes you inside the forest. Avoid going during public holidays/weekends as the drivers have to rush for many trips. All three stops has beautiful view. Beautiful greenery everywhere because of good rainfall.

2  Thank ThirumaniRajaM
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The journey to this lake is as beautiful as the lake itself. We had to take a forest jeep as it is a protected area - its a little over 2 hours circular ride punctuated by 3 halts - the first one at Cauliflower Shola,...More

1  Thank Sheroo53
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Make sure to choose the time of travel properly. We went during March and the whetherwas too hot. But still the lake view is really good

Thank Vaishnavi D
Reviewed September 29, 2018

View of Upper Bhavani lake was mind blowing. Very big lake covered with mountains and green trees arond.

Thank AnamikaK52
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Although Ooty is for enjoying the atmosphere.. upper Bhawani is a joy to enjoy in Ooty. Best place for photography as well. Nice huge lake

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pavithra j
August 20, 2018|
Response from Nickyban07 | Reviewed this property |
Every Chance it will be raining now. Temperatures are between 23 high and 20 low.
August 15, 2018|
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Response from Ramdoss S | Reviewed this property |
no..At Avalanche eco tourism check post after parking your vehicle you will be shifted to their vehicle as you huy ticket that Mahinda van will take you till the lake