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Rallia Dam

Kotagiri Road | Near Banthomai Village, Coonoor, India
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Dam which supplies drinking water to Coonoor & Kotagiri

This dam which was built by the English is situated atop the mountain near Kotagiri. As you reach... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
Ravikumars3443
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Coimbatore, India
Beautiful crystal clear water

A calm serene place to take a walk around. A good amount of wildlife and birds to see. A great... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Samuel S
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Kotagiri Road | Near Banthomai Village, Coonoor, India
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This dam which was built by the English is situated atop the mountain near Kotagiri. As you reach Bettati Sungam on the Kotagiri to Coonoor Main Road you have to turn to your right on a very steep climb on a very narrow road. After...More

1  Thank Ravikumars3443
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

A calm serene place to take a walk around. A good amount of wildlife and birds to see. A great place to relax and wind down. Especially great during sunrise and sunsets.

Thank Samuel S
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

The word dam might sound boring to some of you but trust me, this is by far one of the most quaint and beautiful dams I've been to. It's so so quiet in there that you'd want to hold on to that forever. The color...More

1  Thank Malvika T
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Rallia Dam is one of the few places in Coonoor that one can go trekking without encountering the normal tourist crowds. One has to ask for directions in Wellingdon to reach this place. There is also a trail which you can trek to reach this...More

1  Thank Parwathi H
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We were a group of three racing to see the hidden dam before sunset ! It’s few km from wellington a lovely ride up verdant vales ! And as you walk up the last half km the lake formed by the dam takes your breathe...More

1  Thank samitaaiyer
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Quite a place if your exploring, symbol of the excellence by the British East India to have located this water body and build a dam around it!

2  Thank Daniel S
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

We wanted to visit places which are not infested by tourists all over and this was one of the few places. You drive to a spot marked on Google maps (do not overdrive) and get down for a short trek. It is very easy to...More

1  Thank Aram B
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Not much to see here but since it was close to where we stayed we could walk up to the dam. The road which leads up to the dam site is narrow and even though cars can go up it is easy to get blocked....More

Thank Vidya K
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Rallies dam had no water guys when we visited in the month of July. Although the jungle trail and walk is good but the water in picture no longer exists....so don't be surprised

1  Thank RISHI1243
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Had a lovely trek to the dam. Beautiful and amazingly green meadows and a lovely lake ! what more can you ask for at the end of your trek? Apparently more.. Because we spotted lots of Malabar squirrel here too.

1  Thank chitra s
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sarala_devi
31 March 2018|
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Response from Daniel S | Reviewed this property |
not really, during summer the dam dries up!
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