Chiklihole Reservoir

Open Time : 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Entry : free

Address : Chiklihole Reservoir, Attur Forest, Karnataka

Why to visit Chiklihole Reservoir

The serene body of water tucked away in woodland, is the perfect setting for a photograph. The crested cascade that the dam creates and the cascading waters through it are the reservoir's crowning splendor. They make for an amazing sight and are deserving of being photographed.

Highlights of the Chiklihole Reservoir:

  • Visitors are drawn in by the dam's distinctive shape alone. The dam is round in shape and has no crest gates.
  • Visitors are treated to an amazing sight as the water overflows like foam on a curved structure due to the increase in intake.
  • A pleasant location for spending a few memorable moments with your family and friends can be found in the area surrounding Chiklihole Reservoir due to its abundance of lush foliage and the rich fauna and flora of the forest nearby.
  • From the dam, visitors can enjoy a beautiful sunset view. The lush woodlands and wide-open spaces make for fantastic picnic locations.

Best Time To Visit: June to March

Entry Fee: No entry fee

Visiting Duration: 1-2 hours

Entry Timings: 8 am to 5 pm

FAQ on Chiklihole Reservoir

How to reach Chiklihole Reservoir?

Coorg is well connected to other Karnataka cities and towns. The Mangalore airport and the Mysore airport are the two closest airports to the Chiklihole reservoir, with distances of 166 km and 116 km, respectively. To get to the reservoir from there, use a bus or hire a private taxi.

When is the best time to visit Chiklihole Reservoir?

The months of June to March are the best times to visit the Chiklihole dam. The monsoon and winter seasons are ideal due to the beautiful weather as well as the fact that there is more water in the dam at this time.

What hotels are near Chiklihole Reservoir?

Hotels near Chiklihole Reservoir: Paddington Resort And Spa, Coorg (2.29 km), Evolve Back, Coorg (8.04 km) and Carpe Diem Stay (5.33 km)

What restaurants are near Chiklihole Reservoir?

Restaurants near Chiklihole Reservoir: Bigcup cafe (13.88 km), Coorg Cuisine(15.03 km) and Raintree (15.16 km)

What are the places to visit near Chiklihole Reservoir?

Abbey Falls, Nagarhole National Park and Madikeri Fort are the places to visit near Chiklihole National Park.

Special Tip

Try visiting at sunset if you want to enjoy the sunset from the dam. Due to the location's solitude, there isn't a single store or business that provides amenities for tourists. If visitors plan to spend a leisurely day or even a few hours in the area around the dam, they must pack food, water, and snacks.

By Abhilasha Prasad

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