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Idukki Arch Dam

The Idukki Arch Dam, located on the Periyar River, is a marvel. The magnificent arch dam is Asia's first and the world's second such architectural marvel. The hydroelectricity-producing giant is being constructed across the Kuravan and Kurathi Hills. The Arch Dam, 550 feet high and 650 feet wide, lies close to the Cheruthoni barrage. It is a picturesque place surrounded by lush vegetation and home to abundant wildlife.

Idukki Arch Dam is one of the tourist draws of Kerala. The Kerala Tourism Development Corporation has developed an ideal visitor picnic spot. Boating facilities are also provided. Enjoy a serene day. The natural beauty soothes the minds of all those visiting.

Visiting Days: Open on public holidays and Saturday and Sunday only

Visiting Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Visiting Hours: 1-2 Hours

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Kottayam, about 109 km away.
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 99 km away.

Things to do at Idukki Arch Dam

  • Idukki Dam Reservoir Boat Ride
  • Cheruthoni Dam
  • Kulamavu Dam
  • Hill View Park
  • Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary

Tips for the Idukki Arch Dam

  • At the dam, photography is not permitted.
  • Electronic devices are not permitted inside.
  • The number of parking spaces is restricted.

If you are planning to visit Idukki Arch Dam, then you must check out our Idukki tour packages.