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Attractions to explore near Idukki Dam

Idukki Dam
Idukki DamCheruthony, Idukki Twp, Kerala 685602, India


One of the highest arch dams in Asia.This double curvature arch dam is constructed between two hills locally known as Kuravan and Kurathy.

Nearby Attractions

Cheruthoni Dam
Cheruthoni Dam1.04 KMs away from Idukki Dam

Third highest concrete gravity dam in India which is 138 metre tall and is constructed as a part of Idukki hydroelectric project along with the two other dams at Idukki and Kulamavu. One of the main Picnic spot and viewpoint in Idukki

Calvari Mount View Point
Calvari Mount View Point5.50 KMs away from Idukki Dam

Soak in the views of Idukki Reservoir, the Western Ghat Mountains, and tribal villages.

Palkulam Medu
Palkulam Medu8.72 KMs away from Idukki Dam

Pristine green hills, verdant valleys and a small infinity pool on top overlooking the valleys and mountains of the Western Ghats.

Keezharkuthu waterfalls
Keezharkuthu waterfalls12.18 KMs away from Idukki Dam

The waterfall located inside forest, falling from a height of 60 meters and accessible by hiking.

Anchuruli Tunnel
Anchuruli Tunnel13.43 KMs away from Idukki Dam

A 5.5-kilometer tunnel carved through a single continuous granite to move water from Irattayar Dam to Idukki Reservoir.

Ayyapancoil Hanging Bridge
Ayyapancoil Hanging Bridge15.41 KMs away from Idukki Dam

The longest hanging bridge in Idukki district built across Periyar river connecting two panchayaths. This place is famous for its picturesque scenery

Illikkal Kallu
Illikkal Kallu19.73 KMs away from Idukki Dam

Illikkal Kallu (Illikkal Rock) is a large rock located 900 meters above the sea level on Illikkal Mala (Illikkal Mountain) in the Western Ghats. The rock is peculiar for its view, with half of it fallen down years ago and the remaining half still standing tall intimidating and fascinating its visitors. The beauty of the landscape is comparable to that of the popular Pillar Rocks at Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu.

Kattikkayam Waterfalls
Kattikkayam Waterfalls19.84 KMs away from Idukki Dam

A short hike, a flight of steps, and then swim under the well-hidden Kattikkayam waterfall.

Thommankuthu Waterfalls
Thommankuthu Waterfalls20.00 KMs away from Idukki Dam

Thommankuthu Waterfall is not a single fall, but a series of waterfalls set in a 12 km hiking stretch on river Kaliyar. The falls are inside the forest with each having pools at its bottom which are good for a dive. The falls are situated in the Idukki District of Kerala State in Southern India.

Marmala Waterfalls
Marmala Waterfalls20.29 KMs away from Idukki Dam

Waterfall set amidst the thick forest and surrounded by boulders with a deep pool at it's bottom.

Vagamon20.46 KMs away from Idukki Dam

Hill station popular for its green valleys and beautiful meadows.

Ilaveezhapoonchira21.08 KMs away from Idukki Dam

Ilaveezhapoonchira, sandwiched in the border of Kottayam and Idukki Districts of Kerala State in Southern India is a hill station surrounded by three hillocks - Mankunnu, Kudayathoor Vindhyan and Thonippara. This mesmerising hill station offers panoramic views spreading five districts of the state- Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, and Thrissur.

Meenuliyan Para
Meenuliyan Para21.39 KMs away from Idukki Dam

A huge rock rising over 4,000 feet with an evergreen forest on top of it. The peaks are covered in mist in rainy days but otherwise, you will be able to see the Periyar river flowing below as a silver stream, and parts of the city of Cochin far away.

Anachadikuth Waterfalls
Anachadikuth Waterfalls21.52 KMs away from Idukki Dam

It is a lesser-known waterfall situated in the Idukki district. With the low depth and low rush of water, it is one of the safest waterfalls in Kerala.

Vagamon Pine Forest
Vagamon Pine Forest21.64 KMs away from Idukki Dam

The pine trees on the slopes of the hill create an incredible view. Pine forests are a rare sight in Kerala and this is one of the few you can visit.

Thumbithullum Para
Thumbithullum Para22.44 KMs away from Idukki Dam

An intense hike of 2.5 kilometers to immerse in the beautiful views of Western Ghat mountain ranges and valleys filled with mists.

Chokramudi Peak
Chokramudi Peak24.67 KMs away from Idukki Dam

Three hours of a hard hike through tricky rock faces, breathtaking views, windy narrow paths. A viewpoint for an incredible sunrise.

Cheeyappara Waterfalls
Cheeyappara Waterfalls28.39 KMs away from Idukki Dam

This waterfall lies on the roadside enrouting Munnar and is a popular spot for taking a break.

Ramakkalmedu view point
Ramakkalmedu view point29.35 KMs away from Idukki Dam

Hillstation and a Hamlet. Noted for its panoramic beauty and numerous windmills and a historical site with a monument of Kuravan and Kurathi

Carmelagiri Elephant Park
Carmelagiri Elephant Park31.07 KMs away from Idukki Dam

Ride on an elephant, watch them bathe, shower and eat. The mahouts will show you how the elephant communicates and obey their commmands.