Vazhathope Gramapanchayat Tourist Spots

  • Idukki Dam, Garden

    In the heart of the Idukki lies the 'IDUKKI DAM' - Asia's biggest Arch Dam of 555 feet height proudly standing between the two mountains - 'Kuravanmala' (839 meters) and 'Kurathimala' (925 meters ). This prestigeous project of our nation is situated in Idukki District and its underground Power House is located at Moolamattom which is about 19 kms from Thodupuzha. Idukki Dam is 43 kms away from Moolamattom.

  • Cheruthoni Dam, Hillview Park

    Constructed in 1976, the largest concrete gravity dam in Kerala, Cheruthoni, is located close to Idukki Arch Dam. Built across the Periyar River, it is also the third highest dam in India. You can reach Cheruthoni only by jeep. The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB), which looks after the dams, rents out boats for the two-hour cruise between Cheruthoni and Kulamavu.

  • Microwave Tower Hills

    Microwave station situated 2 km away from kuyilimala. Panoramic views of the idukki reservoir, south sides gives a view of green forest, north sides gives a view of Palkulamedu and east sides gives a view of Chokramudi.

  • Kolumban Samadhi

    Kolumban Samadhy is a monument built to commemorate a tribal person named Kolumban, who is gives the idea to implement Idukki Hydro Electric Project and the primary information’s about these places gives to the Malankara Estate Supernatant. Kolumban Samadhty is in Vellappara, 2 Km away from Idukki to Thodupuzha road.

  • Umamaheswari Temple, Charanallu

  • Maniyarankudy Tribal Habitats

    Maniyarankudy is a Tribal Kudy (residence) 7 Km away from the ancient road Vazhathope – Udumbanoor & stated from Idukki Block Panchayath office. Different types of Tribals lived here the major part is Mannan tribes belongs to Kovilmala King, other kind of tribals are Ooralans and Malayarayans are kept and living with their own culture. Along with these tribals KFDC Plantation a part of Idukki wild life sanctuary buffer zone, work here.


The Content is provided by the Block Panchayath Idukki, Idukki District, Kerala.