Sholayar Dam, Valparai

3.7
Learn what it takes to power modern life at Sholayar Dam, built in 1965 only 20 km (12 mi) from the city. The area offers scenic views of the meeting point between the sky, water, and land. You'll need a special permission to visit, so inquire with a local tour agency about the requirements. Our Valparai trip itinerary planner makes visiting Sholayar Dam and other Valparai attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I went to the Sholayar Dam less than a week ago. Shockingly, despite the very heavy monsoons of 2019, the lake is empty, almost completely dry. I have seen it at very low levels in the past but not....  more »
  • Solaiyaaru is located 20 km (12 mi) from Valparai, a hill station in the Anaimalai Hills of the Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu India. As it is a part of the hydroelectric project of Tamil Nadu. No...  more »
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  • Lovely place, Sholayar Dam is one of the attractive lesser known scenic tourist spots in Tamil Nadu. Near by Valparai. It is located above 3,500 feet from the sea level on the Annamalai mountain range. It is a small town located on the western ghats, 125 km away from Coimbatore. In Sholayar Dam, there are several tea and coffee estates, dams, water falls and Accommodations. Sholayar Dam totally gives us a wonderful natural scenery.
  • 5 star is for the people who created this.. On the way you can just enter & spend few min on top of it then leave.... Nothing else

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