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Neyyar Dam Travel Guide


  • Neyyar Dam in Kerala
Neyyar Dam At a Glance
  • Average Climate:20 °C - 35 °C
  • Best Time to Visit:September - February
  • STD Code:0471

Introduction

Indian Holiday invites you to enjoy a Neyyar Dam Tour in Kerala. Located on the foothills of the Western Ghats, the Neyyar Dam lies in the basin of three very important rivers. It is also one of the most exquisite picnic spots in India. You will simply love the hilly landscape and the vast expanse of glistening water something that will make your Neyyar Dam Tour a memorable affair to remember.

Description of Neyyar Dam:

The Neyyar Dam is located in the district of Thiruvananthapuram and was established in the year 1958. A popular picnic spot in India, this place is replete with rare medicinal herbs that have exceptional curative properties.

The Dam is an apt place for tour with a raft! The sparkling backwater welcomes tourists and makes way for an exciting excursion around the Neyyar Dam.

Neyyar Dam lies in the basin where three Rivers Neyyar, Mullayar, Kallar meet together. Moreover the Neyyar Sanctuary that is home to many exotic animal species like the Gaur, Jungle Cat, Nilgiri Tahr, Nilgiri Langur and Sloth Bear. Wild Elephants and Sambar Deer are also found in the sanctuary.

The other locales to visit during a Neyyar Dam Tour include the Lion Safari Park, Deer Safari Park, Crocodile Farm and Watchtower.

How to Reach Neyyar Dam:

There is a regular Bus Service from the city of Thiruvananthapuram and the nearest Railway Station is also Thiruvananthapuram, 32 km from the Neyyar Dam. One can also come via the International Thiruvananthapuram Airport to Neyyar Dam, which is just 38 km away.