The Neyyar Dam was constructed in the year 1958. It was made at the confluence of the Neyyar River, Kallar River and Mullayar River. This place is popular as a picnic spot and for family outings. The area nearby houses many ingenious species of flora and fauna. A wildlife sanctuary is set up to conserve them. Go for a safari ride in the lion and deer parks and see the animals in their natural habitat. It also has a crocodile farm where you can see many of these reptiles basking under the sun. You can also visit the watchtower nearby to take delight in the scenic environment by paying a minimal entry fees. You can go for elephant rides in the elephant rehabilitation centre which is 7 km away.
You have to travel 32 km from Trivandrum by bus or car to reach this mind-blowing getaway. Make sure you have a day to come here and enjoy.