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lakya dam lake  

  Chikkamagaluru , Karnataka.
FREE

  • Dam and Reservoir
    Category
    Dam and Reservoir
  • duration
    Duration
    30 - 45 Min
  • mobile_voucher
    Mobile Voucher
    Accepted
  • bird spotting
    Bird spotting
    Zone
  • parking
    Parking
    Available
  • baby friendly
    Couple
    Friendly
  • activity zone
    Activity Zone
    Available
  • lake
    Lake
    Available
  • security guard
    Security guard
    Available
  • dustbin
    Dustbin
    Available

Ticket

  • free entry
    free entry
  • adult ticket
    Adult
    FREE
  • children ticket
    Children
    FREE
  • mobile camera
    Mobile Camera
    FREE
  • still camera
    still camera
    FREE
  • video camera
    Video Camera
    FREE

Description

At a distance of 40 Kms from Sringeri & 2 Kms from Kudremukh, The Lakya Dam is a check dam built by Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Ltd across the Lakya River, a tributary of River Bhadra. A check dam across the Lakya, a tributary of Bhadra River is the Lakya Dam having been built by Kudremukh Iron Ore Company and has a height of 100m and spread across an area of 572 hectares. The main purpose of the dam is to deposit the waste materials from the mining operations.  The dam is at the backdrop of picturesque terrains, dense forests, and reverberating rivers. The dam is located in a forest with lots of greenery around. The mining was stopped here in 2005 due to the threat to the environment.


Tips

As the dam is situated inside a forest area, it is open for public visits only at specific hours. Permission from the forest department is compulsory to visit the dam and there is a restriction on certain tourist activities near the dam area.


Operational Hours

January to December
Monday 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Tuesday 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Wednesday 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Thursday 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Friday 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Saturday 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Sunday 09:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Last Admission

Things to carry

  • id card
    Id card
  • camera
    camera
  • selfi stick
    Selfi stick
  • water bottle
    Water bottle
  • sunglasses
    Sunglasses
  • cap
    Cap
  • first aid kit
    First aid kit
  • medicine
    Medicine
  • sun cream
    Sunscreen
  • power bank
    Power Bank
  • Food or Snacks
    Food or Snacks

Things Not Allowed

  • no alcohol
    alcohol
  • no weapons
    Weapons
  • no pets
    Pets
  • no skate board
    Skate board
  • no smoking
    Smoking
  • no wifi
    Wifi
  • no plastic bag
    Plastic Bag

Near By

  • atm
    ATM
    4.3 KM
  • fuel station
    Fuel Station
    31.3 KM
  • restaurant
    Restaurant
    15.1 KM
  • hospital
    Hospital
    52.5 KM
  • pharmacy
    Pharmacy
    45.0 KM
  • hotel
    Hotel
    9.6 KM
  • bus stop
    Bus Stop
    22.4 KM
  • train
    Train
    75.9 KM
  • taxi
    TAXI
    25.0 KM

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