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Address: Padinjarathara, Kalpetta, India

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Amazing view but lacks cleanliness

It is large area near Banasura dam and its reservoir. There is nothing in particular to see except for dam and water streams. Nothing is done as part of tourism and found lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aswin G

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Bengaluru, India
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Banasura Hills is a bit far from Banasura Sagar Dam! • You need to take permission from the forest department for trekking! • Trekking starts aside the trek path to the Banasura Hill resort! • Trekking is not too risky! But, always stay towards left or straight! To get onto the peak😉 • Take liquid foods, water.. etc • Keep... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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41 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not sure about the "hill". You climb up the embankment of a dam to get a view of the reservoir upstream. Pretty view, decent walk to get there, you can take a boat ride (if that's what floats your boat) but not much else. It was on my way, so no regrets, but don't bother going out of the way... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Speed boat is the main attraction. Otherwise nothing much else to be done but enjoy the scenery. Horse ride and fish spa are additions, but nothing great.

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Thank kiranta16
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is large area near Banasura dam and its reservoir. There is nothing in particular to see except for dam and water streams. Nothing is done as part of tourism and found lots of wastes polluting the area. Recommended for large groups to spend their time with fun and games.

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Thank Aswin G
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean and tidy, amazing view of the lake. They`ll charge you 100rs for jeep trip, it`s better to take a walk.

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Thank Anshal P
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice stop while visiting Wayanad. The view from the top of the dam is definitely worth a visit and there is a little and cute museum before the booting center. There is a nice garden with flower and a nice park for children.

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Thank Elisa Z
Chennai (Madras), India
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6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this dam is gives a different view compared to other dams, as this is the biggest earthly dam. i would suggest not to visit during march to July as the temperatures will be high and mostly exhausting. reaching here is just an hour drive from kalpeta.

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sutton surrey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

a good place to visit as wonderful views but I think we were photographed more than the dam ! It was very hot especially after the climb to the top but you can pay for transport to take you there.

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Thank veggie-rick
Chennai (Madras), India
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Its a big Dam especially for speed Boat. U should go around 10-11 AM, then only u wil get tickets for boating. Else u may need to wait for a long. Sometime they wil close the ticket counter if the crowd is high. Speed boat is the must try activity there if u r a adventurous lover. If u go... More 

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Bangalore
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

There are a few steps leading up to the Banasura Sagar Dam. Once on top, you are greeted by the vast expanse of water. There is speed boating, horse riding and an ice-cream parlour at the top. Overall, a decent activity for adults and kids alike. Make sure you visit the place first thing in the morning or late afternoons.

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