Yagachi Dam

Open Time : 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Entry : free

Address : Yagachi Dam, State Highway 57, Attalgere, Karnataka, India

Why to visit Yagachi Dam

Yagachi Dam, which is shielded from the incessant commotion of the busy streets, is a fantastic location for adventure and water sports. Engage in thrilling pursuits like speed boating, kayaking, jet-skiing, and more to get your heart racing!

The dam measures 1280 metres in length and 26 metres in height. The dam, which is located at a height of 965 feet, was built with the intention of utilising water resources for irrigation and to supply drinking water to the districts of Belur, Chikmagalur, and Hassan.

Tickets for boating and other water sports can be purchased on-site at the ticket desk. Ticket price of Yagachi Dam:

  • No entry fees
  • Boating Cost: Rs. 600 for Speed Boat (Max 4), Rs. 500 for Banana Ride (Max 6), Rs. 300 per Person for Jet ski & Rs. 200 for Kayaking (Max 2)

Distance from city center: 3.4 Kilometers from Belur

Trip duration of Yagachi Dam:1 hour approx 

FAQ on Yagachi Dam

Is it permitted to take photos inside the Yagachi dam?

Photography is permitted.

What are the attractions close to Yagachi Dam?

The nearby attractions include Chennakesava Temple, Hoysaleshwara Temple, and Hebbe Falls are all three kilometres away.

What are the restaurants close to Yagachi Dam?

The nearby restaurants are Indian Coffee House (2.9 km), Itihakala Restaurant (13.5 km), and Surabhis Heritage (1.1 km).

How far is the Yagachi Dam from the Belur Bus Stand?

Yagachi Dam is 2.5 kilometres from Belur Bus Stand.

Is there anything to get refreshments or meals near the Yagachi Dam?

There are juice and snack stands right outside where you park your car.

How can I go to Yagachi Dam?

Yagachi Dam is a popular tourist attraction in Belur, a temple town. The town is well connected to neighbouring Karnataka towns and cities and is easily accessible by road. Buses run frequently between Belur and Bangalore, Mangalore, Hassan, Shimoga, Mysore, Chikmagalur, Belgaum, Dharmastala, Halibeedu, and other cities. Taxis may also be booked in Hassan to take you to Belur.

How long does it take to tour Yagachi Dam?

Yagachi Dam takes around an hour to explore.

Special Tip

Avoid alcohol or eating a lot of food before the boat voyage. To enjoy yourself more, stay away from uncomfortable attire like formal trousers or sarees. Yagachi Dam water sports require a minimum participation age of 10 years.

By Inaaya Sharma

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