BANASURA SAGAR DAM



Wayanad is well known for trekking and adventure activities. The activities start from visiting Banasura Sagar Dam, the largest dam in the country and the second largest in Asia, the archaic Edakkal Caves with ancient rock art, Chembara Peak, Kuruvadweep, Soochipara Falls, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Papanasini and more. This places to visit in Wayanad will introduce the mesmeric beauty of the dense forests, hillocks, swaying paddies and unhindered beauty of Wayanad.




Banasura Sagar Dam

Banasura Sagar Dam is the largest earth dam in India and the second largest in Asia and is made of massive stacks of stone and boulders. One can rejoice in the serene experience of boating in Banasura Sagar Dam. The backdrop of Banasura Hills, further adds to the appeal. It is an ideal starting point for hikes into the surrounding scenic Banasura Hills.

It is believed that these hills were named after the demon king Banasura, who was the son of king Mahabali. In the dam's reservoir there is a set of islands that were formed when the reservoir submerged the surrounding areas. The islands with the Banasura hills in the background provide a spectacular view. The boating activity arranged at this place is sure to offer you a rejuvenating experience. Enjoy a visit to this Banasura Sagar Dam while on your stay at our hotel in Wayanad.




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