Ooty is a beautiful hill station located at the height of 7,440 feet. It is a significant tourist destination of south India. Lush green meadows, rolling hills and alluring landscape makes Ooty a paradise for nature lovers. This captivating hill station is also known as ‘queen of hills’. If you are looking for the best places to spend the weekend peacefully, then you can choose Ooty without any doubt.
Ooty Lake is one of the most visited places of this hill station. It was initially constructed for fishing, but Tamil Nadu Tourism Corporation took its possession in 1973. Since then, Ooty Lake became a tourist attraction. And since then it has also became a hub of some of the best accommodations and hotels to stay here.
Read the article given below if you are also visiting Ooty Lake and want to know the list of things you can do here.
Boating is the most popular fun activity in Ooty Lake. You can choose between the pedal boat, motorboat and rowboat. Maximum four people can board in the pedal boat. It is the best option for couples. Motorboat and rowboat have the capacity for 15 and 5 people respectively. You will really enjoy the enchanting view of the dazzling lake.
- Mini train
If you have come to Ooty with your children, then you cannot miss to give them a ride on the mini train. They will definitely love the idea of watching the scenery of the lake from a train. The cost of riding in the mini train is just Rs 25 per person. Thus, you and your children would get ultimate fun in only a few dimes!
- Horror house, mirror house and 7D cinema
Besides providing a charming view of natural backdrop, Ooty Lake offers many more things to its tourists. This specialty makes the most popular attraction in Ooty. You will be amazed at the view of 7D cinema. You would also enjoy the scary feel at Horror house and mirror house. The price of visiting Horror house, mirror house and 7D cinemas is 100 Rs per head. Believe me; this cost is nothing in the form of the fun you would get here.
Cycles are provided on rent here. You can relish the feel of cycling in the peaceful environment and beautiful scenery.
- Horse riding
Horse riding is yet another thing that you can do at Ooty Lake. The timing for this activity is 9:00 am to 6:00 pm from Monday to Friday. On weekends, the closing time extends to one hour. One round fees for one person is INR 100, or you can also enjoy it for 1 hour in just INR 400. You will be provided with a separate guide for horse riding, but you may go by yourself if you are an experienced rider.
There is an exclusive gaming zone for children and adult in the boathouse of Ooty Lake. Balloon shooting, archery, bowling, dashing cars, Columbus, break-dance, etc. are some of the many games offered here.
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