Lake / Backwaters
Distance (From Athirapally Waterfalls): 31 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours
Place Location: On Athirapally - Valparai Road
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 31 Kms from Athirapally & 45 Kms from Valparai, Sholayar Dam is a beautiful dam situated on Athirapally - Valparai road. It is one of the top tourist places to visit near Athirapally Waterfalls.
The Solaiyar Dam is the second largest rock dam in Asia and measures about 20 Km in length. The dam is an important reservoir under the Parambikulam-Aliyar Project. The surroundings of the dam are full of great natural beauty.
Permission to enter the dam can be obtained at the office near dam entrance.