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Nilgiri Hills - Clean water body amidst large Tea Estate

Hesitantly arrived with a promise as the name suggests that this is a favourites for elephants... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pune, India
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Wonderful experience

Went for boating the way and the boating experience was great .a speed boat for 15 mins which can... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hesitantly arrived with a promise as the name suggests that this is a favourites for elephants , did not see any but the refreshing speed boat ride with the owner knowing photography better than a lot of us was a pleasure. Got to see the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Went for boating the way and the boating experience was great .a speed boat for 15 mins which can take 5 people cost 1100 while platform built on two boats can seat at least 10 people and cost Rs1900 for an half an hour boat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rajan51
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Anai-Irangal or Anaiyirankal dam/back water is an excellent place for boating or just reclining in front of the water body and staring at the hills beyond the backwater. The tourism dept offers highspeed boats, coracles, family boats etc. We took the speed boat - it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kembhootha
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Entry fees is 30 rupees per person. Boating charges are 300 rupees for two seater boats and 1500 for speed boat. It was amazingly beautiful and peaceful place. Whichever direction you see will be more beautiful than the previous one. A must see place. If...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kgt7
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I enjoyed the place. There wasn’t much crowd when we visited the place. It offers boating options which I personally didn’t avail. I went around the place. There are small trails you can follow and go around the lake. I would advise everyone to do...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AnkitaG252
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Visited in the month of May, when the reservoir was low with water. Hence not sure if will be able to give a clear review of the place. But from whatever we saw, it is a beautiful place around Chinnakanal for a short trip. Boating...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rajeshv613
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Its a scenic tranquil location. Elephants supposed to come here to drink water. We first visited the Dam, then went to the boating area. Water was less. So there was no boating. However we were able to spot some elephants in midst of thick vegetation....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank meipporul
Reviewed 28 May 2018

There are two parts to this place. 1- Is a food court and boating area 2 - The road above the actual dam We dint go to the food court as there was less water and boating was stopped. But we went to the road...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SajGan
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We visited this place in May 2018 , the place is very well defined by google maps hence won't be an issue to find the route. The Place is nothing but a huge lake with a dam at one side on which you can walk...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank spc1976
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

It is most scenic place, lake surrounded by greenery all around. Good boating facilitator although priced very high. Tea plantations and hills are background to this lake. Elephants keep coming here for water. It is 25 plus km away from munnar and very close to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Manjunath V
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abdul samad M
25 October 2017|
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Response from Madhu N | Reviewed this property |
Due to a good monsoon there should be enough waters. Have read that there are speed boats there and also that the forest dept is discouraging it as it frightens the wild elephants when boats go near them.
27 September 2015|
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Response from Senamds | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. If there is no permission required on other days, I can't imagine why they would insist on Oct 2 alone.