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Chimmini Dam in Athirapally, India

Know about the breathtaking Chimmini Dam in Kerala from the ground up

Tourism in Athirapally

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About Chimmini Dam in Athirapally

If you need a breath of fresh air and wish to be in a serene environment, then the Chimmini Dam (Kerala) is where you must be. Situated on the River Chimmoni, the Chimmony or Chimmini Dam is surrounded by the scenic beauty of the South Western Ghats and the Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary. Being surrounded by such natural beauty will bring peace to your rustled soul. You will experience the tranquility of being amidst the sounds of peace and quiet.

This experience ensures to give you a break from the hustle of your daily, busy life. During the monsoons, there is a mystical charm that just enhances the beauty of the dam. With the subtle, yet powerful surroundings of the dam, all your worries will be set aside. Merely standing and soaking in the sight of the calm waters is enough to ease your soul!

Location

The Chimmini Dam is located in Mukundapuram Taluk, near Echippara in the Thrissur district of Kerala. It has been built over a tributary of River Karuvannur, namely River Chimoni.

Highlights

The Chimmini Dam in Athirapally is surrounded by the Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary, through which you can go experience a once in a lifetime Chimmini Dam trekking. With the permission of the forest department, you can see the wildlife in its natural habitat. You may spot sloth bears, barking deer, elephants, and other birds and insects while trekking. The dam also shelters rare species of flora which prove to be a magnificent sight to the eyes. There are also medicinal plants grown around the dam.

You can take bamboo rafting trips through the sanctuary as well. These can last from two hours to full-day trips. Strolling through the dam and the gardens will surely rejuvenate your spirits. You can also organize day picnics with your family and spend quality time with them. Those who love adventure can go camping for a night in the jungle and experience the beauty of silence from the Chimmini Dam Resort.

Another highlight of this tour is the chance to visit the bamboo museum to see the spectacular handicrafts made out of bamboo. On the Chimmini Dam route, people can experience history by visiting the elegant British estate buildings. The hanging bridge on the Kurumali River is also another popular tourist attraction.

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    Hi Dawn, The Honeymoon trip was amazing! The travel was very beautiful. The hotel was beautiful. Everyone there was so friendly. Kovalam beach and boat house were absolutely amazing! The best time we had on Kovalam and house boat.mhmmar is very beautiful and full of greenery wonderland tea museum all were so good It was awesome. We liked that one the best. We will definilty be using you in the future. We would love to do another trip in a year for our one year anniversary, just don;t know where yet! :) Thanks for all your traveling tips and suggestions. We felt very safe and it was very nice. Jungle saffari In thekkady , mattupatty dam and most beautiful house boat in Kerala backwaters Marari beach more peaceful than Kovalam

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    Trip was awesome no doubt we've enjoyed it alot. Still wants to share some hotel trip experience -: 1-The first hotel wasn't satisfied (Dew Drops) at Munnar. As we want a hotel/resort with tea garden view/farm view but the hotel isn't that promising much. There is a damp smell in the room,food isn't that much good,water problem is there, even some of the staff aren't helpful too. 2- The second hotel ( Arcadia Regency)at Alleppey is quite good. As it is in the main city, food was okay but prices is little bit Higher,room is also good. 3- The cab driver which is provide by your end Mr.Abu,he is quite good, helpful and cooperative too,he didn't speak hindi but yes he do understand hindi. 4-The boat riding at Alleppey was Higher, we didn't expect that much. 5- We have done the Jeep Safari as well,that was not in the trIp still we did it. In total we ignored some things which was not expected and enjoyed our trip.

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    FAQ's of Athirapally

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    There are many recreational activities available to visitors and tourists such as a stroll along the dam, trekking through the Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary, camping, bamboo rafting, sightseeing and experiencing flora and fauna naturally.

    It's recommended that you visit during the monsoon and winter seasons to witness the dam in all of its glory. The months from November to April are the best time to visit.

    The Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary animals include bears, barking deer, elephants, and various species of birds and insects.

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