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Attractions to explore near Karaiyar Dam

Karaiyar DamKaraiyar Dam, Papanasam R.F., Tamil Nadu 627425

A beautiful picnic spot inside the Kalakkad mundanthurai reserve. Boating facilities are available here.

Nearby Attractions

Bana Theertham water Falls2.70 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

It is located inside the picturesque location of the Karaiyar dam. This is a natural cascading falls located in the Kalakad Mundanthurai tiger reserve.

Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve4.17 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

Covering nearby 900 sq kms. This is a treasure trove for the wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.

Papanasam Dam7.26 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

The Papanasam dam is also known as the Karaiyar dam. The dam is used to irrigate Thirunelveli and Thoothukudi districts.

Agasthyakoodam8.13 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

The most difficult trek in Kerala, taking you to the top of Agasthyakoodam through forests and valleys and waterfalls.

Agasthiyar Falls8.26 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

Agastiyar falls is located near to the Papanasham in Thirunelveli district. The falls is located on the western ghats and to the Papanasam lower.

Manimuthar Dam11.24 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

The Manimuthar Dam is situated at the foothills of the scenic Podhigai Hills. It is built on the Thamirabarani River. The area features marvelous natural beauty. The spot where the waters, the mountains, and the sky meet offers a spectacular view.

Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary19.38 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

A dam-site with its beautiful tiny islands and a sanctuary with thick forest covers

Meenmutty Waterfalls- Thiruvananthapuram19.48 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

The 30 meters tall waterfall accessed by a hike through dense tropical forest.

Pechiparai Dam21.85 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

An artificial water body, situated near the pechiparai village of Kanyakumari. Constructed between 1897 and 1906. A European engineer was the one who worked behind this beautiful dam.

Ponmudi Hill Station24.55 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

The golden peaks of Ponmudi with its year-round cool climate and amazing scenery.

Thirparappu WaterFalls29.41 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

The kodyar river makes it descent at the Thirparappu and the waterfall. It is a magnificent waterfall which will rejuvenate the viewer's mind. We can take a bath from this waterfall by enjoying the natural beauty.

Courtallam Main Falls31.35 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

The falls is located on the western ghats on the river Chittar and is considered as a medical spa on account of the medical smell in the waters.

Sasthampara33.03 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

Offbeat hillock destination, trekking,city view etc.

Chitharal Rock Cut Temple36.29 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

Also, called as Chitharal Malai kovil is situated in the Thiruchanattu malai. There are two monuments and also there is a cave containing rock-cut sculptures of Tirthankaras and the attendant deities carved inside and outside dating back to 9th century AD.

Palaruvi Waterfalls37.67 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

A 90 meters tall waterfall, surrounded by large boulders and plunging from a hill side creating pools below.

Thiruvananthapuram Zoo42.12 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

One of the oldest zoo in India, home to a large number of wild animals.

Napier Museum42.21 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

An architecturally impressive museum building, housing many exhibits from 8th to 18th century.

Pathimoonnu Kannara Bridge42.70 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

The 13 Kannara bridge or 13 Arch Bridge (Pathimoonu Kannara Bridge) is a 108-year-old bridge from the British era consisting of 13 arches. It is a major landmark on the Kollam-Sengottai railway line. The bridge connects two hillocks and stands on thirteen granite pillars each almost a hundred feet tall. The bridge is sandwiched by the Kollam-Thirumangalam National Highway on one side and the River Kazhuthurutti on the other. It is 102.72 meters (337.0 ft) long and 5.18 meters (17.0 ft) tall.

Connemara Market Palayam42.89 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

An old market that sells all household items- a backbone for the netizens and a colourful place for the visitors.

Thenmala Dam42.91 KMs away from Karaiyar Dam

Thenmala Dam, located in Kollam district of Kerala is the second largest irrigation project in the state of Kerala. The water from the dam is used for irrigation and for power generation. It has the longest reservoir of the state.