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“Loved the speed boat ride”
Review of Pykara Lake

Pykara Lake
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Reviewed January 31, 2014

Best time to visit this place would be early morning. We reached in the afternoon and it was sunny which could be avoided. The place gets dirty because of heavy tourist activity and vacation days.
Otherwise it is really worth a visit especially the boat ride which is expensive though Rs 500/- for a family of 3.

1  Thank Niraj_C
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Reviewed January 29, 2014

It was my 2nd Experience in Pykara Lake. Believe it or not its better than crowded Ooty Lake. Don't miss this place if you are travelling to ooty. Lake is very clean. You can enjoy boat ride at this lake, however its little expensive. If you are 2 People and love adventure than you must ride Speed Boat. Its Rs.500 for only for 10 min but the ride worth it. There is no entry fee for this attraction, however if you do not ride boat, you will not be allowed to enter nearby lake. This place is also known as Pykara Boat House.

Thank TripperSAM
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Reviewed January 28, 2014

Nice lake with good water. Boat ride is expensive, as it is Rs.500 for minimum of 8 people, even if you are just 2 members. You would get others waiting to pool-in, but government policies of such charging don't encourage tourists. It is much neater and cleaner than most lakes in India. It also does not stink and gives a nice cool breeze. My kids had a chill feel, despite of sunny after-noon. You would get snacks at the entry, which is good, as this place is pretty far from any good eating place.

Thank Ritesh Kumar A
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Reviewed January 22, 2014

Pykara Lake is a lovely place to chill out with the family. There is plenty of water sport activity & amusement at this place. We also gorged our selves with the sweets available for sale at the little kiosk at site. We noticed that there are many people of different regions of India & neighboring countries mingling harmoniously at this place. The lake was full of water as the photographs show.A nice place to a day outing with family & friends.

2  Thank Harsha P
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Reviewed January 17, 2014

Had a great time at Pykara lake with family. Taking a small cut from the main road, we drove through a dense forest area on a rough road for about a km.. and the moment the forest portion opens up, you see this huge, beautiful, blue lake. If you have seen the Ooty lake, you will find this to be a much much better experience, as it looks like totally unexplored. The 20 minute boat ride was awesome. Entire lake is surrounded by dense forests that is probably some national park. Its a must visit.

Thank sauahuja
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