Location: Nestled in emerald landscapes of Wayanad, Karapuzha Dam is one of the biggest dams in India. It is about 16 km away from Kalpetta, whereas 15 km from Sulthan Bathery. It is also easily accessible from Kozhikode and Mysore, located at a distance of 89 km and 131 km, respectively.
Description: Located on the Karapuzha River, Karapuzha Dam’s construction began in 1977 and was completed in 2004. After 27 years of valued contribution, the dam was created with the main motive of water supply for irrigation purposes. This huge wall creates a center of attention for vacationers with its partially covered hills and lush emerald isles. Not only nature aficionadas but the reservoir attracts avifauna as well. So while you are here, you have a great chance to view verdant landscapes in the milieu of this dam, as well as enjoy bird watching. Wayanad is a central tourist hub, thus you would find a lot of comfy resorts and lodges here for a lovely stay.
Activities: Nature lovers should surely visit some famous spots located near the dam, including Chembra Peak, Edakkal Cave, Kuruva Island, Soochippara Waterfalls, Muthanga and Lakkidi. Situated in proximity to so many natural attractions, no sightseer would like to miss visiting the Karapuzha Dam on a visit to Wayanad.