Karapuzha Dam is India’s one of the largest earth dams and is built across the Karapuzha river. The construction of the dam took place from 1977 to 2004. The dam was built to irrigate the region on the left and acts as a reservoir. The area around it is lush green and attracts a variety of birds. Karapuzha Dam is one of the most scenic Wayanad tourist places.
This earth dam is stands tall at 28 meters along a length of 625 meters. This whopping reservoir attracts tourists all year round. Especially for a fun boating experience amidst the calm waters of the dam.
Despite its initial purpose of irrigation, the dam, because of it’s fresh foliage, attracts birds and bird-watchers. The landscaped gardens make for an enjoyable picnic spot with family or friends, and a small children’s park is built to cater to kids’ needs. While there is no entry fee to access this mighty dam, it is advisable to visit between the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This all-weather destination is best enjoyed with loved ones and a picnic basket.
Location: Wayanad, Kerala
How To Reach: The dam is situated just 7 km away from Kakavayal. One can avail of taxi or bus services from any part of Wayanad to reach the dam.
We offer sightseeing packages by private car. Please find the major sightseeing places in Wayanad. Lakkadi View Point, Pookot Lake, Soochipara waterfalls, Edakkal Caves, Banasura Sagar dam, Muthunga wildlife sanctuary, Kuruva Island, Chain tree and many more.
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