Vagamon - Idukki Dam

Vagamon - Idukki Dam

In a narrow gorge between two granite hills, across the Periyar river, stands the famous double curvature Arch Dam - the Idukki Dam. The Idukki Dam was constructed in order to generate hydroelectricity. This magnificent marvel is ranked as Asia’s first and the world's second highest Arch Dams. The two hills on either side of the Dam is locally known as Kuravan and Kurathi Hills which are also a famous tourist attraction. Surrounded by lush vegetation with abundant wildlife, it is a great place to explore. One can enjoy a mesmerizing boat ride amidst scenic beauty that soothes the mind and soul.

Best Time to Visit Entry Time Visiting Hours Entrance Fee
October to February. 10 AM to 5 PM.Opens only on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays. 1 to 2 Hrs. Yes

Availability of Guides :-

A trip with a travel agency to Vagamon will include guides to the Idukki Dam.


Souvenirs, local products.


Photography, boating, sightseeing.


No adventure activities.


Relax at the Dam enjoying its scenic beauty.

Famous for:-

Nature, scenic beauty, photography.

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