Cab - Pykara One Day Sightseeing
Pykara Falls are set amidst the backdrop of a lush green forest and are an absolute delight to witness. Pykara is the name of a village which lies at a distance of around 19 kms from Ooty, in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is also the name of a river which runs through the Pykara village, which is sacred to the natives of this land. The Pykara river flows downstream from the mountains, over a series of waterfalls, and these are known as the Pykara falls. These falls drop into two separate sections of 55 metres and 61 metres and the sheer beauty and magnificence of the spectacle makes for an exotic weekend getaway. A perfect amalgam of clouds, water, scenic beauty and mountains,
Things to Do
There are several activities that you can indulge in, in and around Pykara falls, which includes boating, jeep safaris, horse riding, sightseeing and many more.
There are several boats available in the Pykara lake area. You can hire a speed boat or a motorboat. There are self-driven boats as well. The charges for boating are around Rs. 150- 175 for one person. The timings for the boat ride are from 9:30 in the morning to 5:30 in the evening.
2. Horse Riding
One of the several popular activities that tourists pursue at Ooty, horse riding is adventurous and exciting. You can enjoy horse riding at places like Shooting spot. There is an entry fee to the area and charges for rising the horse may vary.
Lined with lush green forests, tall pine trees and a picturesque landscape, the Pykara falls are more than just scenic. Long walks amidst the pine foliage and swimming in the water collected at the bottom of the falls, there are several things at this location that you just cannot miss. It is a perfect place for adventure lovers and thrill seekers.