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“trip to avalanche dam via emrald lake”
Review of Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake
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New Delhi, India
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“trip to avalanche dam via emrald lake”
Reviewed September 22, 2013

Enroute to avalanche we stopped at emrald lake. the drive to the lake was beautiful. The drive to the lake was beautiful. We drove from ooty and the drive was mesmerising. The entire drive was green with every inch of land cultivated, green and people working on the farms. there was a lot of potato farming in that area and being hilly one could see step farming. The winding route, the beautiful weather all were an ideal combination. As we reached the lake we parked at the bank and walked down. Not a single soul seemed to know of this lake and we sat on the bank admiring the green colour of the lake. No wonder it is called 'emrald' lake. The road to the lake was a slight detour from a village and there were no directions or signs so we asked around. The road from this detour is motorable but narrow , steep at points and not very good . However the views of villages and farms below are extremely beautiful. We are nature lovers so we loved it. However if you go with kids remember there is no shop ther for anything-it is very nontouristy carry your food with you. Great for photos

Visited August 2013
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
Level 4 Contributor
16 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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“emerald lake ooty”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

emerlad lake is one of the best scenic beauty of ooty, a dam is built acros the lake to storage water for the hydro electric project for avalanche, it is built by the canadian it stands tall to speak about the power and energy it produces

Visited September 2013
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New Delhi, India
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Shows the nature's beauty at its best”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

Looking form the top before you reach the lake, the place looks like people are living in small islands inside the lake. The serenity and the quietness we got there is non-replaceable. Felt at completepeace.

Visited September 2013
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Bengaluru, India
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“In the lake with family and friends”
Reviewed September 6, 2013

The place is so uninhabited and therefore very clean! We walked ffrom the resort all the way down to the lake. While it was a bit tiring, the whole trail was such a great experience that we forgot the fatigue part. When we reached there, we felt so good that we got our energy back with fresh oxygen! The lake is so clean, we soaked ourselves. We had some wine, lunch and left!

Visited January 2013
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Chennai
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“A nice place for a picnic by the lake”
Reviewed August 15, 2013

Its about an hours drive from ooty... a very serene & calm place for a nice place for a picnic by the lake

Visited August 2013
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