Banasura Sagar Dam is the biggest earth dam in India and second largest in Asian Continent. It is built at the base of Banasura Hill, across a small river Karimanthodu-one of the tributaries of Kabani River. The project, started in 1979 with prime motive support Kakkayam Hydro-electric Power Project. Banasura consists of a Dam and a Canal project with an additional aim of satisfying the demand for irrigation and drinking water. The region is known to have water scarcity during peak summer. It is one of the most visited tourist places in Wayanad now. Protected and titivated by the evergreen mountains all around, it has a vast catchment area which provides ample area to enjoy the speed boat/ motor boat experience to the maximum. The dam reaches up to the brim during monsoon season which enhances the natural beauty of the place. A set of small islands amidst the reservoir with Banasura Hills in the background is truly scenic and a photographer’s delight. Banasura Hills, chain of Hills is named after ancient Asura King Bana who undertook a severe penance at the hill top. King Bana was the son of Emperor Maha Bali who believed to be visiting every home in Kerala during Onam to see his people live safe and satisfied. Many people visit this place for Trekking experience. The charming mountains beacon adventure, and dam site is apposite start point for Trekking. Banasura Sagar Dam is one of the must visit destinations suggested by Groowynd, the only Trip Advisor featured destination expert of Wayanad.
Entry Fee at Banasura Sagar Dam :
Adults : Rs 50
Students/Children : Rs 25
Still Camera : Rs 40
Timings of Banasura Sagar Dam:
Banasura Sagar Dam is open throughout the week from 0900 h to 1700 h.
Entry is generally closed by 1630 h.
Places to Visit near Banasura Sagar Dam:
Calicut to Banasura Sagar Dam Route: Calicut- Thamarassery- Vythiri-(Div) Pozhuthana- Padinjarathara- Banasura Dam. Calicut to Banasura Sagar Dam distance is 86 km, covered in 2 h 45 min.
Bangalore to Banasura Sagar Dam Route: Bangalore-Mysore- Hunsur- Kutta- Manantavadi- Banasura Sagar Dam. Bangalore to Banasura Sagar Dam distance is 284 km, covered in 6 h 40 min.
Mysore to Banasura Sagar Dam Route: Mysore- Hunsur- Kutta- Manantavadi- Banasura Sagar Dam . Mysore to Banasura Sagar Dam distance is 132 km, covered in 3 h .
Nearest Railway Station to Banasura Sagar Dam Peak is Kozhikode Railway Station (CLT), known as Calicut (CLT). Calicut Railway Station to Banasura Sagar Dam distance is 86 km, covered in 2 h 45 min.
Mysore Railway Station to Banasura Sagar Dam is 132 km, covered in 3 h.
Nearest airport to Banasura Sagar Dam is at Kozhikode (Calicut), known as Karipur International Airport (CCJ) at 92 km covered in 2h 50 min.
Bangalore Airport to Banasura Sagar Dam is 319 km, covered in 7 h. It is presently known as Bengaluru Kempegowda International Airport (BLR).
From Kalpetta Town- Kalpetta-Pinagode-Padinjarathara-Banasura Sagr Dam.
From Sulthan Batheri : Batheri- Kalpetta-Pinagode-Padinjarathara-Banasura Sagr Dam.
From Manthavadi : Manthavadi-Panamram- Kalpetta- Kalpetta-Pinagode-Padinjarathara-Banasura Sagr Dam.
From Vythiri : Vythiri- Pozhuthana- Padinjarathara- Banasura Dam
Best time to visit Banasura Sagar Dam is September to March.
|From Place||Distance (in Km)|
|Sulthan Bathery||43 km|
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