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Idamalayar Dam

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"Scenic view of the catchment area and surrounding forest"

The Edamalayar dam and the catchment area are in the forest and to get a clear view we have to take... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
JojijosephTDPA
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Kochi (Cochin), India
A beautiful place to visit

A beautiful place but entry is restricted. Need permission from KSEB to enter the premises of dam... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
Sreejith G
,
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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“forest” (3 reviews)
“permission” (3 reviews)
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Ennakal, India
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"wild elephants"
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"forest"
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"permission"
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"tribe"
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"breathtaking"
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

The Edamalayar dam and the catchment area are in the forest and to get a clear view we have to take permission and go inside the forest. The dam is constructed across Edamalayar (river between mountains) a tributary of Periyar and is a multi purpose...More

1  Thank JojijosephTDPA
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

A beautiful place but entry is restricted. Need permission from KSEB to enter the premises of dam. The roadtrip from kothamangalam to idamalayar cannot be described in words. Too awesome.

4  Thank Sreejith G
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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Idamalayar Dam and surrounding area are lush green forest full of wild elephants , no one lives in idamalayar other than people associated with power house , visitors requires permission from KSEB to go past their checkpoint to enter idamalayar. There are no restaurants. There...More

3  Thank NMathew
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

nice spot may see elephants on the way to the dam.. but we could not eneter into the dam premises, the watchman said that we need special sanction from the kseb officials to enter and watch the dam....

8  Thank iqubal m
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Reviewed 25 August 2011

Idamalayaar is a perfect place for a breath taking view of the reservoir and the "Vaisali" caves. Major attraction is Dam, Reservoir and the vaisali caves (Where vaisali film shoot here) You have to go 2.5 Km uphill to see the cave created from solid...More

28  Thank Binukalarickan
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