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Avalanche Lake

Avalanche Lake is a paradise on Earth for all the nature enthusiasts and nature lovers. Located at a distance of 28 km from Ooty, Avalanche Lake is one of the most preferred tourist destinations in India. The lake is a wonderful place for all the tourists who wish to be a part of activities such as trout fishing and the nearby valley offers tourist to indulge in mountain trekking.

The lake receives its name from a massive landslide that occurred in the regions in 1823. Avalance Lake is the perfect destination for destination for all those who are on an adventure trip in Ooty. Tourists, from all over the world, can reside in the local guest houses, under the control of the forest department.  The lake is well known for orchids, shola trees, a trout stream and magnolias. The magnificent surroundings of the Avalanche Lake are a spectacle in itself, with an emerald camp in the valley.

The pristine Avalanche Lake constitutes a perfect view during a hazy morning. Covered with dense fog and thick mist, the clouds appear to be merged with the lake, and the whole sight appears magical. The morning view of the Avalanche Lake is a treat for all the nature lovers!

The tourists visiting Avalanche Lake often indulge in trout fishing, which is the most famous activity of the Lake. Completely surrounded by the Lake, you can see thousands of tourists sitting around with their fishing nets and other equipment to catch trout fishes. Trout fishes, which breed in unpolluted water, can be found in the popular Trout Farm, nearby Avalanche Lake. Tourists can also indulge in various other activities including mountain trekking on the hilly areas like Upper Bhavani covered with dense forests and unaffected wild habitats and rafting across the Avalanche lake.

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