Pykara is a beautiful village with a gushing river, located about 21 km from Ooty. A perfect picnic spot among tourists, the lake is set amid lush greenery and breathtaking sights which lure people from different corners of the world. Enjoy a boat ride in the lake or plan a stay at the boat-house. The place is a must visit for nature lovers, photographers and adventure seekers. The best time to visit Pykara Lake and waterfall is from the month of August to January
It is 21kms from udhagamandalam on Mysore Road Fenced Sholas, Toda settlement, undisturbed grassy meadows, good Wildlife habitat, The Pykara Dam, Waterfalls and Boat House are the big attraction to the visitors.