Lake / Backwaters
#10 of 30 Places to Visit in Thrissur
Distance (From Thrissur): 36 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Place Location: Near Chimmony WLS
Transportation Options: Cab / Bus
Travel Tips: Can be visited along with Chimmony WLS (2 Kms)
At a distance of 36 Kms from Thrissur, Chimmony Dam (also known as Chimmini Dam) is a picturesque dam constructed across Chimmony Puzha. Located in Echippara village (2 Kms), near Varandarappilly town, the dam is surrounded by the Chimmony Wildlife Sanctuary.
Close to Peechi Dam and Mangalam Dam, the Chimmony Dam provided water supply for drinking and forming to the nearly by villages. Situated on Nelliyampathy slopes of Western Ghats, Chimmony Dam is a place with immense natural beauty. Boating is also available in the reservoir.
It can be reached via Varandarappilly & Palappilly from Thrissur. It has limited public transportation. Best way to reach the dam is to hire private vehicle from Varandarappilly.