Lake / Backwaters
At a distance 1 km from Megamalai Bus Station, Highwavy Dam is an artificial dam situated in Megamalai. It is one of the tourist places in Meghamalai.
The small hill town of Meghamalai boasts 6 dams along with countless waterfalls which are round-the-year waterfalls. Iravangalar Dam, Manalar Dam, and Highway Dam are the most popular ones that one can visit as part of Meghamalai holiday packages. Surrounded by tea and coffee plantations, the Highwavy Dam is a peaceful place to visit with your family and friends.
The Highwavys dam was built in the year 1978 CE. Its water capacity is 2.4 million m3. The serene lake and the beckoning mountains ranges are among the best places in Meghamalai to spend some time in solitude with your loved ones. During the rainy season, one can witness the majestic flow of water that attracts many tourists every year. Also, the scenic mountains-cuddled on either side of the road that leads to the dam will make the visitors fall for this place.
Timings: 7 AM - 6 PM