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About Ponnaniyaru Dam

Ponnaniyaru Dam is settled 24 km away from Manapparai and 9 km away from Vaiyampatti. It is constructed beyond Preumalmalai and Chemmalai. The tourism around the dam is promoted by Tamil Nadu Department of Tourism. A large number of local people and outsiders visit the dam. There is a bridge without any support of piers on the Ponnaniyaru Dam. It is known as hanging bridge and offers you the panoramic view of lush green forest and hills. Standing on the bridge, you can see the trains moving on the rails between the hillocks. The forest surrounding the dam has diverse flora and fauna. You can spend some time in the heart of nature and explore the beauty of the region. The hills near dam offer you trekking opportunities. One can experience the adventure of climbing the hills. The authorities have recently developed a beautiful park here. The park has a separate play area for children. You can also enjoy camping at the forest camps. The tourists visit the Nature Cure Centers and try Ayurvedic treatments and massages here. Tourists also have a choice to go boating and fishing in crystal clear waters of the dam.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Entry Fee INR 5
  • Allowed Camera, Video, Footwear

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