Banasura Sagar Dam, Vythiri

Banasura Sagar Dam represents the largest earthen dam in India, and the second largest in Asia. You can discover this dam and its surrounding landscape on foot or by boat--the later allows you to zoom across the lake's shimmering face and in between the reservoir's islands. Take in the dam's natural beauty at a slower pace and hike the terrain, with heights of 975.3 (3200 ft) above sea level offering spectacular views of the Wayanad District. Our Vythiri day trip website makes visiting Banasura Sagar Dam and other Vythiri attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The dam is a beautiful place to hangout with friends/family. Don't miss the speed boat over there, which is quite refreshing. The rate is Rs.900 (5 people in one boat). You will relish all moments of ...  more »
  • This is one of the largest earth dam in Asia and very awesome place to visit . But if its a really bright sunny day avoid the visit during noon as sun will fry you up .  more »
  • This place is not tourist friendly and has extremely weird hours !! One must gather enough intel from people around before going all the way ! The ferry is supposed to be there till 2 , we reached at ...  more »
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  • Very good place to visit during winter or post monsoon.. make sure there little rain before you visit and everything looks green. Not worth to visit during summer. It's a nice place for a day out specially kids will love it. You have to walk a little bit (around 800mts to 1km) from parking place. There is speed boating, it was out of my budget so didn't go for it. Over all nice place to spend couple of hours and nice views around.
  • Picturesque place with lush greenery. The walk from the entry gate to the Dam per se is about 1.5 to 2 kilometers on a paved road with a high upward gradient, not recommended for elderly. The walk is a beautiful one though. There are vans available on rent from the gate too. There are small snacking places one you reach the dam. Boating, especially speed boating is fun, but ticket availability is an issue. There are one or two horses for horse riding too, but walking is more fun than riding a horse here. There is a small children's park too with swings.
  • Walk from Entry to the boating center is about 2km. Van or private Jeep service is available for people who do not wish to walk. Boating is limited and they issue tickets only for about 1 hour and then stop. Usually ticket issuing times are morning 10 to 11am and afternoon 2 to 3pm only. Speed boating is fun. There is a garden with tree swings which is a nice experience for kids. Horse riding is also available. No food court inside but there are snack places.
  • Best choice for a family picnic. Boating is really a great experience. Horse riding is very thrilling. Awesome views. Children's park is fun-filled.Kids will love it. It is really a treat for them,
  • A must visit place when one travels to Wayanad. There is a paid parking space. There is an entry ticket. There are 2 parts to this place - a garden which is constructed beside the dam and the a road which takes you on the dam. One can easily spend about 4-5 hours without realizing how time goes by. The garden is very well maintained with lots of activities for children. One can also do boat rides.

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