Idukki Dam

The Idukki Dam is a double curvature arch dam constructed across the Periyar River in a narrow gorge between two granite hills Kuravan and Kuravathi in Kerala, India. At 167.68 metres, it is one of the highest arch dams in Asia. It was constructed and is owned by the Kerala State Electricity Board.

Earlier, there was a blanket ban on public entry in to the dam due to security reasons. Later, it was relaxed opening the dam for public for 10 days during the Onam and the Christmas seasons. The duration has been increased to one month since last year. Cameras and cell phones are not allowed inside the dam area.


Anchuruli, also spelled Anjuruli, is an emerging tourist destination and a catchment area of Idukki arch dam in Kanchiyar village near Kattappana in the district of Idukki in Kerala state, India. It is highly noted for the 4 km (2.5 mi) long circular tunnel that carries water from Erattayar dam near Kattappana to Idukki reservoir

Calvary mount

Calvary Mount nestled in the high ranges of Idduki district where the Great place of tourist interest in Kerala. It is located at a distance of about 12 kilometers away from Idduki and is a worth visiting tourist destination in the god’s own country. One can trek towards the Calvary mount from the main road of Idduki and Kattapana and enjoy the panoramic view of the Idduki reservoir from the hill top. The verdant greenery and the cool refreshing air floating around the landscapes and surrounding touches the depth of your heart in no time. The blissful ambiance of the Calvary Mount is eye-catching. Visitors can even have the distant views of the herd of elephant way down the mountain and elephant swimming between the islets in the reservoir. Trekking towards the top of the mount will be a unique experience and also an opportunity to explore the bird’s eye view of the Idduki district.


Palkulamedu, is one of the most Ideal trekking locations in Idukki. A small fresh water pool at the top of the hill adds up another jewel to the enchanting beauty. Its due to this pool, the hill was awarded the name Pal-kulam-medu, which means a hill with pool of nutritious water in Malayalam (Milk, Pool, Hill respectively in Malayalam, the local language of Kerala).


Munnar is a town in the Western Ghats mountain range in India’s Kerala state. A hill station and former resort for the British Raj elite, it's surrounded by rolling hills dotted with tea plantations established in the late 19th century. Eravikulam National Park, a habitat for the endangered mountain goat Nilgiri tahr, is home to the Lakkam Waterfalls, hiking trails and 2,695m-tall Anamudi Peak.


Have you visited beautiful, green Vagamon Are you thinking, "In a green country, what's the attraction of yet another verdant spot" Well, the point is Vagamon is not just any other verdant spot. Of course, you can get grassy hills, velvet lawns and cool mountain air in many other places but not the Vagamon kind; not just this exciting blend of religious mysticism and European legacy.

Like a lot of other beautiful things in life, Vagamon too has to be experienced, not read about or its stories merely listened to. What you've got to do is get yourself some means of transport, head straight for Idukki district and then on to Vagamon. Once there, try taking off your shoes, closing your eyes and just listening to Vagamon.


The rich jungles of Periyar in Thekkady is one of the world's most fascinating natural wildlife reserves.This is the only sanctuary in India where you can have the unique experience of viewing wildlife at close quarters from the safety of a boat on the lake.

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