Nestled in the Nilgiri hills, Emerald Lake is a breathtaking sight to behold and a favored spot for picnics. It is equally visited for the flora and fauna around it. It is situated in the upper plateau region and several birds & ducks are here to accompany you. It is a small village in the Silent Valley of Ooty, which is about 23 kilometers away from Ooty, en-route to Avalanche. It is a beautiful picnic spot one should never miss.
A perfect place for lovers, who look for some peace and seclusion, it is situated in a region often known as ‘Silent Valley’. It is surrounded by tea plantations and acres of Rolling Meadows and a great place for photography enthusiasts. The Red Hill Nature Resort is an accommodation facility for the visitors adjoining the lake. It is housed within a building constructed in the late 1800’s. The various facilities arranged by the resort for tourists include mountain biking, bird watching, fishing and trekking in the regions surrounding area.
You might also come across Ornithologists here, for the lake and adjoining area teems with exotic species of birds. The lake boasts of a humungous variety of fish. Here you can also go for trekking, bird watching, biking or a simple stroll by the lake.