Kundala has situated about 21 km from Munnar, in Idukki district of Kerala. Kundala Dam Lake is among the major tourist attractions of Munnar. It is at a height of 1700 meters above sea level and is also known as Sethuparvati Dam.
When the beautiful sun rays fall on the Kundala Lake, it creates a glittering effect, which will be a wonderful experience for the viewers. The picturesque Kundala lake is surrounded by green valleys and majestic landscapes, that almost every tourist would like to capture in their lenses. To get more beautiful views and experience, you must reach early morning here and see how a blanket of cloud surface the lake.
Another major attraction of Kundala is an Artificial Dam. Which is Asia’s first Arch Dam. The boating experience at this dam is a wonderful experience beyond words. Boating facilities namely pedal boats, Kashmiri shikara boats and rowboats are available for rent to make your trip more enjoyable. A Golf Course is also located here which belongs to Kundala Lake. Kundala Dam was constructed for Pallivasal Hydro Electric Project in 1946 and is considered to be Asia’s first arch dam.
In Kundala, we see lots of flowers here. Cherry blossoms appear twice in a year. Neelakurinji is famous for Munnar, which bloom once in twelve years, bloom in the hills and valleys around Kundala lake.
Then the next thing people have to plan while visiting such places like Kundala is accommodation. Munnar is the nearest town to Lake Kundala and is well connected by road transport, mainly buses and taxis. Better still you can choose T & U Leisure Hotel for accommodation and food, which is the best place for the best stay.
How to Reach Here
Nearest railway station: Aluva, via Aluva -Munnar Road, about 133 km;
Kottayam, via Main Central Rd, about 154 km
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, via Aluva – Munnar Road, about 132 km