Athirapally - Idamalayar Dam

Athirapally - Idamalayar Dam

The Idamalayar Dam, a multi-purpose concrete dam that was built in 1985 is located at Ennakal near Athirapally. The Idamalayar Dam is situated on the Western Ghats and is located amidst forest area. You will see that the dam is on all sides covered by tall trees. You can drive to reach the Idamalayar Dam as the beauty of the road is famed far and near. The roadway is enveloped in a canopy of trees and looking like it has come out of a children’s fairytale book. You will notice many birds and animals like monkeys, deer and elephants during your drive. If you are a photography enthusiast then this journey will prove very enjoyable to you. The beautiful curve of the roads aligned on each side by bushes that seem to stand up as if forming a wall to the road makes this a memorable ride.

Best Time to Visit Entry Time Visiting Hours Entrance Fee
September to March 9.00 am to 5.00 pm 1 to 2 hours No

Availability of Guides :-

A trip with a travel agency will ensure a guide who takes you through the Dam.




Sightseeing, Photography


Motor mud racing


A drive along the forest will soothe your mind

Famous for:-

Nature lovers, photographers

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