FAMOUS DAMS IN KERALA

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Kerala is hallowed with natural beauty, rivers and lakes amid the Western Ghats and there are 44 rivers in Kerala and has 33 dams and reservoirs. Some of the most famous dams and reservoirs in Kerala also comprise Solaiyar Dam, Kakkayam Dam, Idamalayar Dam, Peringalkuthu Dam, and Kakki Reservoir.

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FAMOUS DAMS IN KERALA:

FAMOUS DAMS IN KERALA

Idukki Arch Dam:

Idukki Arch Dam A parabolic marvel, aloft at 550 ft. and spread out over 650 ft., receives visitors at the Kuravan and Kurathi Mountains in Idukki . Idukki Arch Dam is the second dam in the world and first of its kind in all of Asia. The sight itself is overwhelming, considering the sheer greatness of the structure and the purpose it serves. Nearby lies the Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary where one can seek comfort in nature. Due to the beautiful ambience many tourists from kolkata selecting their  kerala tour packages from kolkata  to This destination.

Bhoothathankettu Dam:

Bhoothathankettu Dam Bhoothathankettu is a dam and visitor spot in Ernakulam district in Kerala, India. It is situated 50km away from the city Kochi, and 10km away from kothamangalam . Bhoothathankettu is one of the most blissful dams in Kerala. It is a myth that the natural protection of hills and forests that guard the place were constructed by bhoothams (spirits/ghosts). Since it is located in Ernakulam district, it holds some of the best trekking tracks in the State.

Banasura Sagar Dam:

Banasura Sagar Dam Banasura Sagar Dam, which is a part of the Indian Banasurasagar Project and a canal project, started in 1979.The hills, rivers and grassland come together to protect the wonderful Banasura Sagar Dam in Wayanad . Banasura dam is the largest earthen dam in India and the second largest dam in Asia. The environs are pristine with a cool wind opening up a valley full of huge slopes, crystal clear waters, a wildlife sanctuary and a plethora of blossoming plants.

Malampuzha Dam:

Malampuzha Dam Malampuzha Dam is the second-largest reservoir dam in Kerala. It is located near Palakkad with the scenic hills in the background. It is a mixture of a masonry dam with a length of 1849 m. The dam is 377.5 feet height and crosses the Malampuzha River. There is a grid of two canal systems that serve the dam’s reservoir of hectares. The canal systems serve to irrigate farmland while the reservoir provides drinking water to Palakkad and surrounding townships.

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