Neyyar Dam

Neyyar Dam is a hot tourist spot in Kerala located in the Thiruvananthapuram district where visitors can enjoy different activities. With a picturesque dam site and a beautiful lake, Neyyar draws many people who search for isolation and serenity. Neyyar Dam and its surrounding areas are a paradise for travelers who search for off-beat tourist spots in Kerala.  Located nearly 32 kilometers away from Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala, a trip to this destination will make you refreshed.  This dam is a part of the Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary which is home to varieties of flora and fauna. Make a trip to the Neyyar Dam and explore its nearby attractions conveniently through KSU. Visit our website to plan your holidays to this less-explored destination in Kerala.

A Nature Lover’s Paradise

With vast range of medicinal plants and exotic fauna, Neyyar Dam is truly a paradise for nature lovers. Visiting this region shall give memorable experience to travelers.  Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary is the prime tourist attraction of this region. A lovely lake and a picturesque dam site are also major tourist attractions of Neyyar Dam.  This region is also home to some unique medicinal plants.  It also offers plenty of activities to make the trip of travelers more enjoyable. Travelers to this dam site do not leave this panoramic tourist spot without enjoying a bit of boating in the lake.

Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary

The first preference for people who visit Neyyar Dam is the Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary.  With several exciting tourist attractions like a watch tower, deer park, a crocodile park and a lion safari park, visiting this sanctuary provides mind-blowing experience to travelers. Visitors can watch varieties of animal species like elephants and wild boars moving around at this place.  A picturesque place set in the midst of the greenery of Western Ghats, Neyyar Dam and Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary are perfect for travelers who seek destinations that offer isolation and serenity. It is an area covered by nearly 12,000 hectares of rich vegetation.  Each visitor shall admire its rare medicinal plants and eye-catching orchids. The captivating Agastyamalai stands tall inside this wildlife sanctuary.

Things To Do

  • Neyyar Dam Wildlife Sanctuary is a must-visit destination in the Thiruvananthapuram district where visitors can watch varieties of animals in their natural habitat.
  • A bit of boating in the Neyyar Dam is an ideal way to spend some quality time with your family, friends or fellow trippers.
  • A visit to the nearby Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwanthari Ashram shall be a good idea for those who plan to spend some relaxed holidays through yoga sessions and peace meditation.

Best Time To Visit

From September to March is the best time to organize a trip to the Neyyar Dam and Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary. The weather is at its best for travelers to get immersed in the charm of the nature.

Travel Tips

  • Carry drinks and snacks to make your trip more enjoyable
  • It is wise to keep camera with you as this destination has spellbound nature ideal to capture amazing pictures with fantastic backdrop.

How To Reach

Thiruvananthapuram Railway Station is the nearest railway station to reach the Neyyar Dam which is at a distance of around 32 kilometers. The closest airport Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is approximately 38 kilometers from this place.

Nearest Airport: Trivandrum International Airport (38 Kms)

Nearest Railway Station: Thiruvananthapuram Central (32 Kms)

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