Pykara - OotyDirection
The Pykara is the largest river in the District. It is considered very sacred by the Todas. The Pykara river rises at Mukurthi peak. It passes through hilly tract, generally keeping to North and turns to West after reaching the Plateau’s edge. It gets down majestically in a series of cascades; and the last two falls of 55 meters and 61 meters are known as Pykara falls. They are about 20 kms from Ooty.
The Pykara Lake is about 21 kms from Ooty on the Ooty-Mysore road. Boating on the Pykara lake is enjoyable. A restaurant is also available. Wenlock Downs, a vast Expanse of grassy meadow on way to Pykara, is a favorite picnic location and is very popular with the movie makers of this country.
How to Reach:
The nearest Airport is Coimbatore.
Ooty is connected to Mettupalayam by meter guage train. Nearest Broad gauge Station is Mettupalayam. Major Railway Junction is Coimbatore
20 Kms From Ooty Bus Stand
Hotels and Cottages are available in Ooty