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Sholayar Dam

Lake / Backwaters

Photo Credit: Flickr

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.