Pykara is the name of a village and river 19 km from Ooty state of tamil nadu. The picturesque Pykara Falls and its surroundings constitute some breathtaking scenery. The Pykara Falls is considered very sacred by the Todas. It rises at Mukurthi peak, flows northwards and then turns to the west after reaching the edge of the plateau.
The flows over a series of waterfalls, the last two of 55 metres and 61 metres being known as Pykara Falls. The falls are approximately 6 kilometres from the bridge on the main road. There is a forest rest house at Pykara.