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|Attractions||: Lake, Safari, Nature|
|Season||: January to December|
|Weather||: Summer (12 to 28°C), Winter (5 to 23°C)|
Avalanche is one of the most popular tourist destinations near Ooty. The Avalance lake throws open to a wide landscape filled with lush greenery of the Nilgiris. The Avalanche sanctuary is filled with rhododendrons, orchids and wildflowers.
Avalanche safari operates between 10:30 am to 3:30 pm.
The forest authorities organises safaris in Avalanche which takes approximately 2 hours. There are some viewpoints in this safari - Cauliflower Shola, Thalai Bhavani and Lakkidi. Wildlife spotting is quite rare. The views along this path is filled with thick vegetation and great views of Avalanche lake.
Avalanche lake is the last view point of Avalanche safari drive. It offers a great view of the lake. There are some adventure activities undertake in this lake.
The Avalanche is a large area. There are many trekking routes available in this area where treks are undertaken. Ideally, one needs permission from the forest department to undertake any treks.
Avalance is just 23 km away and is approximately an hour drive from Ooty. It is a wonderful drive. Except for the last few kilometers till the forest office at Avalance, road conditions is good. From Ooty continue to N Lake road. Connect to Avalanche road and drive along this road for an hour to reach Avalanche.
Ooty is the nearest bus station.
Ooty is the nearest railway station.
Coimbatore is the nearest airport.
Bangalore to Avalanche distance is 301 km. Avalanche is ideally visited when one plans a trip to Ooty. An hour drive from Ooty leads to this wonderful destination.
Mysore to Avalanche distance is 145 km.