Sholayar Dam

Sholayar Dam, Valparai: Tickets, Tours, Address, Sholayar Dam Reviews: 4/5

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Parameswaran N
35 contributions
just a view
Feb 2021
Public is not allowed inside.
one can walk on top of it, upto the gates.
There is a small park near it
Written February 23, 2021
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Ramkee
Coimbatore, India87 contributions
A very picturesque Route
Jan 2021
A good place to visit. Always Sunny except during rainy days.
If you want to visit and walk around, please remember to take your sun googles, hats, umbrellas
Written January 5, 2021
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manojayyappan
Kottayam, India2,287 contributions
No waters..
Dec 2020
It is not worth visiting other than in monsoons, and that too if you happen to visit valparai or the athirappilly falls or for some reasons you happen to be in somewhere nearby..visited in december and the entire place is dry,humid and water levels are very very less..no good hotels or restaurants around too..
Written December 27, 2020
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Muralidharan
Dubai, United Arab Emirates14 contributions
My experience in sholayar dam
Oct 2020
Its nearly a one hour travel from valparai to sholayar dam, there will be a check post in the middle where you need to pay 50 rupees for the entry, dont expect any big hotels there but surely you will get some good snacks ( fresh fish will be available in shops where they cook and give you immediately) dont miss the bread omelette in nearly by shops which very tasty.

Drive to the end of the small bridge (towards athirapalli falls road) to see the full view of the dam there are lot of photo shooting places, water coming through that slope nearly 85 degree such a beauty. Dont miss it
Written October 7, 2020
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G A
India2,622 contributions
Its Empty !!!
Feb 2020
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 as bad as this.

Apparently within ten days of the next monsoons, the lake will fill up again as it rains incessantly and copiously in the Valparai region.

Public buses go to the Sholayar Dam from Valparai, auto rickshaws and taxis too. Not really worth a special visit for now unless you have time to spare.
Written February 14, 2020
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Sudharshan Dop
Vellore, India29 contributions
Sholayar Dam
Feb 2020 • Friends
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 need any special permission is required to visit the dam. Best time to visit is monsoon
Written February 13, 2020
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dilipfamily
Bengaluru, India6 contributions
A furlorn place
Feb 2020
After driving almost 18 km from the Hotel, it was Quite a let down. No Water & no activity. Avoid. Maybe in Monsoons, it is pretty.
Written February 8, 2020
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FotoTraveller24
Bengaluru, India314 contributions
Amazing view on the way to Athirappalli
Dec 2019
Sholayar dam is between the malakkapara athirappally route. You can feel the amazing view of Sholayar dam and river throughout this route
Written January 5, 2020
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Jayamohan M S
Kottayam, India5 contributions
What a lovely place to watch the sunset..
Jan 2020
We had a peaceful, lovely evening at the sholayar dam.. Around 6pm, we watched a lovely Sunset... Sun with beuty in golden red and differeing shades going down with cloud escort all painted near red and orange..

Lovely sight, great palce to be in the evenings.. with cool breeze and setting sun and a loving family to be with ..
I am feeling lucky, that I had sucha great evening to last for lifetime ...
Written January 4, 2020
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balasubramanian16847
Chennai (Madras), India527 contributions
Sholayar Dam, Valparai
Oct 2019
Sholayar Dam is situated about 30 kms from Valparai town. Dam is surrounded by mountains and rain water is stored . Storage area is in between mountains and length is more. Down park is there. Not well maintained and needs proper maintenance. No toilet facility.
Written November 1, 2019
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