Friday, August 19, 2022
Amaravathi Dam
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Amaravathi Dam

At a distance of 90 Kms from Coimbatore, 50 Kms from Pollachi & 516 Kms from Chennai, Amaravathi Dam & Reservoir is positioned at Amaravathi Nagar in Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary. The dam is surrounded by Annamalai Hills & Palani Hills and provide great view of the valleys.

The dam was inbuilt 1957 throughout the Amaravathi River. The Reservoir and the Chinnar, Thennar and Pambar rivers that drain into it are recognized for South India’s largest wild breeding inhabitants of Mugger Crocodiles. The Amaravathi Sagar Crocodile Farm is the most important Crocodile nursery in India with about 100 crocodiles. Established in 1976, Crocodile Farm is 1 km earlier than the Amaravathy Dam.

There’s a effectively laid-out park close to the dam with tranquil environment. Amaravathi Nagar is linked by bus with Pollachi vial Udumalpet. Extra bus connections can be found from Udumalpet.

Timings of the Park and Crocodile Farm: 9 AM to six PM.

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