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Ousteri Lake, Pondicherry

  • About the Place:

    Ousteri lake is one of the famous wetlands of Asia. This is the most freshwater lake in the union territory of Pondicherry. If you are looking for a place for a nice evening stroll, this lake is the best option. You can also see a lot of birds here, during the months of March and October. There is a chance to get a boat ride costing rs. 100 per person from the boating point near the lake. It is also called as Osudu Lake. It is located at a distance of 10 km from Pondicherry. This freshwater lake is a home for a variety of Flora and Fauna. The lake has a complex structure which comprises of wetland, mudflats, and water. If you are a person who enjoys being surrounded by miracles of nature, Ousteri Lake is a place for you. This is one of the most peaceful site among all the Pondicherry tourist places.

    Location:

    It is located on the Vazhudavoor road in Pondicherry. It is 10 km away from the main township of Pondicherry.

    Best Time To Visit:

    Winter season is the recommended time to visit this lake. You can enjoy the soft breeze as well as watch different species of birds during this time.

    Distance From the Pondicherry Bus Stand

    Ousteri Lake is situated at a distance of 10 km from the Pondicherry bus stand. In order to travel between both the points, you will take 30 minutes.

    Image Credits: Flickr