Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake is one of the important tourist places to visit in Ooty. It is Situated near Emerald village. The region of Silent Valley in the Nilgiris district in Tamil Nadu. Emerald Lake is about 25 km from the town of Ooty.

Emerald Lake is part of the Silent Valley National Park located on the way to Avalanche village Ooty. Lake is 34 km from Coonoor, 17 km from Ooty, It takes 40 minutes to travel.


Emerald lake is located in a region called Silent Valley. It is one of the favored spots in Ooty for picnicing and fishing. The lake is also surrounded by a plethora of tea plantations with amazing tea products. Another beautiful lake in the Ooty town, Emerald Lake holds the record for being the second best lake in the Ooty tourist places.





Emerald Lake is a popular picnic spot for the locals, being a perfect place to spend a day with your family away from the city crowd and quiet, solitary place. The blue water of the lake and the woods around are home to a number of flora and fauna, and the most visible among them are the different types of domestic birds. Those who take interests in the avian part of the animal kingdom usually are in luck without much of a waiting. Tourists can also indulge in trekking and mountain-biking along the sides of the lake for a better experience of the place around. If you are not into all that excitement, then you can sit with a fishing rod or a book or simply in silence taking in the breathtaking view.