Located on the foothills of the Western Ghats, the Neyyar Dam of Kerala lies in the basin of three rivers Neyyar, Mullayar and Kallar. The place is also one of the most beautiful picnic spots. You will surely love the hilly landscape and the vast expanse of glistening water, something that will make your Neyyar Dam Tour a memorable affair.
The Neyyar Dam is located in the district of Thiruvananthapuram The Neyyar Dam is replete with rare medicinal herbs that have exceptional curative properties. Also, the dam provides an apt place for rafting. In fact, the sparkling backwater welcomes tourists and makes way for an exciting excursion around the Neyyar Dam.
Moreover, the Neyyar Sanctuary that is home to many exotic animal species like the Gaur, Jungle Cat, Nilgiri Tahr, Nilgiri Langur, and Sloth Bear. Sightings of wild elephants and sambar deer are also a spectacle.
The other sites to visit during a Neyyar Dam Tour include 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 at Thiruvananthapuram - 32 km from the Neyyar Dam. One can also come via the International Thiruvananthapuram Airport to Neyyar Dam, just 38 km away from the Neyyar Dam.