Originally posted on March 24, 2020 @ 9:09 am
At a distance of 9 km from Ooty Bus Station, Kamraj Sagar Dam, often known as the Sandynalla Reservoir, is a really quiet and scenic dam located on the slopes of the Wenlock Downs in Ooty. It is likely one of the high Ooty tourist places and likewise a should embrace in each Ooty Tour Bundle.
The dam, constructed on the Kamrajar Lake, is unfold over 400 acres and is located on the best way to Wenlock Downs & Pykara. The dam is a monsoon fed water physique and measures about 6 km in size. The dam and the serene location make it a heavenly place and a favourite hang-out for the character lovers. It’s also a popular destination with honeymoon couples due to its picturesque pure magnificence. It’s a common capturing location in Ooty.
There are a number of strolling trails across the lake and guests may discover a number of vacationer locations within the space via these strolling trails. The environment of the lake are dwelling to number of birds which embrace peacocks, storks, kingfishers, cranes, herons and sunbirds can simply be noticed within the space. The animals which might be seen on this space embrace wild boars, Indian bison, barking deer, monkeys, mongooses and leopards.
There’s a pine forest adjoining to the primary street via which the reservoir is accessed. Pine bushes unfold throughout a number of acres is a pleasant place to take snaps & well-known capturing spot as effectively. You must stroll down via the slopes (round 200 meters) of pine bushes to achieve the banks of the reservoir. The trail may be very steep and slippery in monsoons. There are horses on rent for many who discover it troublesome to trek the slopes.
Timings: 9 AM – 6 PM