Tehri Dam

Tehri Dam

Tehri Dam/Lake is an artificial reservoir that was built over the River Bhagirathi. Located at an elevation of 1700 m / 5500 ft and with a height of over 260 m, it is regarded as the highest dam in India. The dam conserves water for irrigation purposes of the surrounding villages, supplies water to neighboring towns, and is the primary source for the power generation […]

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Thunakadavu Dam

Thunakadavu Dam

Thunakadavu Dam is a smaller dam (than Parambikulam Dam) that is build over River Thunakadavu. River Thunakadavu is a tributary of River Parambikulam over which Parambikulam Dam is built. While Thunakadavu Dam has its own source of water from the river, it also gets water from Parambikulam Dam through a long tunnel. The dam also gets water from another reservoir called Peruvaripallam Dam through an […]

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Parambikulam Dam

Parambikulam Dam

The surroundings of Parambikulam has many dams or water reservoirs. Parambikulam Dam is the largest of them all. The source of water for this dam comes from Parambikulam River. The water from Parambikulam Dam is connected to the neighboring Thunakadavu Dam through a tunnel. Location On Map Where to stay? Forest guest house, Parambikulam Forest camps, Tree Houses, Parambikulam Distance Chart From Distance (in km) […]

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Mattupetty Dam

Mattupetty Dam

Mattupetty Dam is at an elevation of 1700m and is constructed to conserve water for the generation of electricity. The dam is located in the middle of Shola forests on one side, and tea plantations and grasslands on the other side. Due to the constant availability of water in the area due to this huge dam, the area is surrounded by various wild animals and […]

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Kundala Dam

Kundala Dam

Kudala Dam is located at about 20 km from Munnar and is at a height of 1700 m above sea level. The dam was constructed as part of a hydro-electric project, and preserves water which forms a beautiful Kundala Lake. It is an absolute delight to watch the dam, surrounded by water, in the backdrop of green hills formed by eucalyptus, pine trees and tea […]

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Banasura Sagar Dam

Banasura Sagar Dam

Banasura Sagar Dam is the largest earthen dam (dam make of massive rocks, stones, boulders and mud) in India. The dam is constructed across the River Karamanathodu (a tributary to River Kabini) to meet the irrigation and drinking needs of the surrounding areas. The location of the dam with a picturesque background makes Banasura Sagar Dam a visual treat. Banasura Sagar Dam is located at […]

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Yagatchi Dam

Yagatchi Dam

Yagatchi Dam is situated at 3 km from Belur. The dam is built over River Yagatchi which originates near Chikmagalur. It joins River Hemavathi at Gorur (near Hassan), and eventually joins River Cauvery near Mysore. Yagatchi Dam was constructed in 2001 to irrigate and to provide drinking water to the surrounding districts. Apart from the natural beauty of Yagatchi Dam, you can also rejuvenate your […]

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Harangi Dam

Harangi Dam

Harangi Dam is around 35 km from Madikeri and 8 km from Kushalnagar. This dam is built over River Cauvery. Photography is not allowed over the dam due to security reasons. There is a nominal fee to enter the dam. Harangi Dam The dam is really beautiful if you visit it during the rainy season. If there is enough water stored in the dam, the […]

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KRS Dam / Brundavan Garden

KRS Dam / Brundavan Garden

Krishnaraja Sagar Dam (popularly called KRS dam) is a huge reservoir that is built on River Cauvery, just after the confluence of three rivers: Cauvery, Hemavati and Lakshmanateertha. This huge dam was constructed to provide irrigation to the Mysore and the neighbouring Mandya districts of Karnataka. Today, apart from irrigation, the water from this dam is main source of water for Mysore and Bangalore/Bengaluru. The […]

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