Emerald Lake

Located a little away from the town, Emerald Lake is the perfect spot for a romantic
rendezvous. Surrounded by eucalyptus trees, lush meadows and pretty wild flowers, the
lake is beauty at its best. Enjoy the serenity and gorgeous scenery here.
This beautiful lake is situated in the Silent Valley, which is about 25 kilometers from Ooty
town on the way to Avalanche. As it is a little far from the town, not many tourists visit this
place. Far away from the maddening crowd, this lake is a great place for honeymoon
couples. You can enjoy some quiet time with your partner as you stroll on the grass and
explore the wooded area. You can also go trekking or mountain biking along the banks of
the lake. There are also lots of birds and flowering trees here – plenty of spots for capturing
couple photos and selfies.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to reach Emerald Lake?
There is no direct public transportation from Ooty to Emerald Lake. So, if you want to visit this lake, you need to hire a cab or drive to reach this place.
What is the entry fee?
There is no entry fee.
What is the best time to visit this lake?
The best time to visit this lake is between 8.30 am and 6.00 pm. If you want to capture the sunrise or watch birds, then you can come earlier, but make sure you are fully prepared for the cold.
Is there any boating in Emerald Lake?
As of now, there is no boating in Emerald Lake.
What are the other attractions near Emerald Lake?
This lake is a hot spot for bird watchers and nature lovers. If you are looking for other recreational facilities, they are not near this place.
How much time do people usually spend here?
On average, people spend an hour or two here.