Distance (From Ooty): 9 Kms
Commonly Visited From: While going to Wenlock Downs & Pykara
Trip Duration (From While going to Wenlock Downs & Pykara, Including Travel): 1 Hour
Place Location: On The Way To Wenlock Downs & Pykara
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: This place is usually visited while going to Wenlock Downs & Pykara.
At a distance of 9 kms from Ooty Bus Station, Kamraj Sagar Dam is also known as the Sandynalla Reservoir and it is a favorite picnic spot & shooting location in Ooty. It is situated at a distance of 8 km from Ooty Lake.
Situated on the way to Wenlock Downs & Pykara, the Kamraj Sagar Dam and the serene location make it a heavenly place. This is one of the top tourist places to visit in Ooty and a favorite haunt for the nature lovers. The surroundings of the Reservoir is home for variety of birds.
There is a pine forest adjacent to the main road through which the reservoir is accessed. Pine trees spread across several acres is a nice place to take snaps & famous shooting spot as well. You need to walk down through the slopes (around 200 meters) of pine trees to reach the banks of the reservoir. The path is very steep and slippery in monsoons. There are horses on hire for those who find it difficult to trek the slopes.