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Sholayar Dam, Valparai

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Learn what it takes to power modern life at Sholayar Dam, built in 1965 only 20 km (12 mi) from the city. The area offers scenic views of the meeting point between the sky, water, and land. You'll need a special permission to visit, so inquire with a local tour agency about the requirements. Sholayar Dam is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Valparai Edition.
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  • The place was excellent.. We group of friends stayed pretty well and enjoyed the stay.. Place was calm and quiet neat and clean. Feel the fresh air all day.. Do visit the kerala borders and travel thr...  more »
  • This is excellent place to visit during monsoon or just after monsoon.. This is tamil nadu, so naturally rainfall would be less and hence less water than expected.. You can't expect to have boat ride ...  more »
  • me and my friends been to the dam, when we went there, there wasnt much water because of scarcity. but the dam and the surrounding view was awesome, its an adventurous trip through the forest and it w...  more »
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  • Good view of the dam and its reservoir. No restaurants or restrooms nearby. View from the top is amazing when the shutters are open. As of July 2017, nothing much to see.
  • Very big reservoir. You are not allowed to walk over the dam.. stay out and enjoy the breeze..
  • Nice place to visit.It is located on Valaparai-Athirapally route.
  • Its about 25 kms from Valparai. Drive to Sholayar dam is beautiful and serene. There isnt much to see around. Visit to this place with the catchment area is full would be recommended. Very limited eatout option.
  • Nice place... Less water as of now... Some watersports activities can be planned by the govt...

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