Location: Emerald Lake is placed near the emerald village, which is located in the district of Nilgiris. This place is situated at a distance of about 25 km from the heart of the Ooty city and forms a part of the beautiful silent valley.
Description: The Emerald Lake has gained immense importance as a popular tourist destination. At this place tourists can witness a large variety of fishes which dwell in this lake. Some tourists also like to feed the fishes. Here a person can enjoy some fun filled moments with his family, as it is also regarded as a popular picnic spot. You can view a large number of birds belonging to different species. Ornithologists visit this place annually and carry out their study on a variety of birds. This spot also provides its visitors mesmerizing views of the sunrise as well as the sunset. The shadow of the rising sun in the water offers a magnificent view.
Activities: Tourists can buy tea from the tea gardens, which are present in the vicinity. Adventure enthusiasts can also indulge in trekking or mountain biking. While at this lake, visitors can also visit the dam which supplies water to the lake.