Kamaraj Sagar, one of the most popular Ooty lakes, is situated at
a distance of 10 km from Ooty on the slopes of the Wenlock Downs. The lush green
slopes, serene blue waters, majestic Dam, and the contiguous pine forest have
made it a perfect setting for many of the Bollywood songs.
It is also the most
sought after destination by the newlywed couples, nature lovers, and
photographers because of its striking natural beauty and pleasant atmosphere. A
dam constructed on the Kamaraj Sagar Lake, spread over 400 acres, stretches to
6 km in length and is fed by the rainwater.
It abounds with a variety of birds
such as peacocks, storks, kingfishers, cranes, herons, and sunbirds that
delight the visitors. Among the animal kingdom, wild boars, Indian bison,
barking deer, leopards etc, cohabit the region and is also famed as Sandynalla
Location: Coimbatore-Ooty-Gundlupet Hwy,
Sholur, Ooty, Tamil Nadu.
Timings: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.