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Anayirankal dam

Anayirankal dam

Anayirankal dam  one of the largest earthen dams built in the 1960s  is located 26 km from Munnar,  A boat ride on the splendid reservoir is an unforgettable experience that no visitor should miss. Attraction Dam , Landscape Activities Boating.Near the town of Munnar is Chinnakanal and the waterfalls here, popularly known as Power House Waterfalls, cascade down a steep rock 2000 m above sea level. The spot is enriched with the scenic view of the Western Ghat ranges. When you have traveled about seven kilometers from Chinnakanal, you reach Anayirangal. Anayirangal, 22 km from Munnar, is a lush green carpet of tea plants. A trip on the splendid reservoir is an unforgettable experience. The Anayirangal dam is surrounded by tea plantations and evergreen forests.

Travel Tips
Ticket Rates to access the park in the dam:

         Adults -           RS. 20
         Children -         Rs. 10
         Four Wheeler - Rs. 30
         Two Wheeler -  Rs. 10
         Mini Bus -        Rs. 50

Boating rates:

Speed Boat(15 Minutes) - 5 Persons(Including children) - Rs. 750/-
Pontoon Boat(30 minutes) - 20 Seater(Including children) - 1600/-

Life Jacket is compulsory and is provided in all boats.
How to Reach
Anayirankal dam is at a distance of about 22 km from Munnar towards Pooppara - Thekkady direction. Munnar - Thekkady route is one of the most scenic routes in Kerala.

If you have your own vehicle, drive towards Pooppara. In about 15 km, you will reach Chinnakanal, one of the key landmarks in Munnar. Proceed further towards Thekkady and you will reach Anayirankal Dam in about 7km from Chinnakanal.

Facilities available :

    Food available for purchase
    Bathroom facilities available
    Camera/Video allowed
    Wearing of shoes allowed

Things to do in Anayirankal dam

SI No. Activities View Details
1. Lockhart Tea Museum Visit (for industrial Visit students)
Opening Time: 8 AM | Closing Time: 8 PM
70 100
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2. Lockhart Tea Museum Visit (for Indians)
Opening Time: 9 AM | Closing Time: 5 PM
125 200
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3. Lockhart Tea Museum Visit (for Foreigners)
Opening Time: 8 AM | Closing Time: 8 PM
250 400
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4. Tea Tasting
Opening Time: 8 AM | Closing Time: 8 PM
125 200
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5. Make Your Own Tea with Guide
Opening Time: 8 AM | Closing Time: 4 PM
1750 2000
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Nearby accommodations in Anayirankal dam

SI No. Accommodation View Details
1. MOUNTAIN CLUB RESORT
Address: Chinnakanal, Munnar Idukki District, Kerala 685 618
Hotel Class: Luxury Resort
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2. Lockhart Tea bungalow
Address: Lockhart Estate
Hotel Class: Tea bungalow
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3. Manale Tea Bungalow
Address: Devikulam Circular Road
Hotel Class: Tea Bungalow
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Things to do

Anakulam Jeep tour

Opening: 9 am | Closing: 7

2200 2500

Anakkulam Wild Elephant Village Visit ( off road jeep tour )

Opening: 11 am | Closing: 9 pm

4500 5000

Lockhart Tea Museum Visit (for industrial Visit students)

Opening: 8 AM | Closing: 8 PM

70 100

Where to Stay

17 C Camping

Address: Lockhart Tea Museum, Munnar
Hotel Class: Tent Camping

Ambady Estate Munnar

Address: 3rd mile , Pallivasal post Munnar
Hotel Class: Deluxe

ANAKULAM GREEN VILLAS

Address: ANAKULAM
Hotel Class: Home stay