Aliyar Dam is a charming location surrounded by Annamali Hills with wonderful natural views. It is located between Pollachi and Valparai.At a distance of 64 Kms from Coimbatore, 24 Kms from Pollachi & 545 Kms from Chennai.
Built across Aliyar River between 1959 and 1969, the primary purpose of the dam is to support irrigation for Pollachi and near by places for Agriculture purpose. The height of the dam is 81 meters. There is a well maintained park built at bottom of the Dam. The view of the Anamalai range around the reservoir is a feast for the eyes and the view of the coconut groves from top of the dam is amazing. Boating is available here.
It is connected by frequent buses from Pollachi. Most of the people visiting Valparai make a trip Aliyar Dam too.
How to Reach:
Coimbatore Airport is the nearest airport which is 64 KM distance from Aliyar Dam.
Nearest Railway station is Pollachi Railway station which is at distance of 24KM from Aliyar Dam. The major railway station is Coimbatore Railway Junction which is located at a distance of 64 KM.
Pollachi Bus Stand is the nearest Bus Stand which is at distance of 24KM from Aliyar Dam, from Coimbatore Aliyar Dam is located at a distance of 64 KM.
There are no. of good hotels and cottages are available in Pollachi, Coimbatore and Palani.