Manimuthar Dam(Falls)


The Manimuthar Dam is situated at the foothills of the scenic Podhigai Hills. It is built on Thamirabarani River. The area features marvellous natural beauty. The spot where the waters, the mountains, and the sky meet offers a spectacular view. The dam is 20 km from Papanasam town. Ambasamudram and Kallidaikurichi are the nearest towns from the dam area. The dam falls enroute the drive from Ambasamudram to Pechiparai.


Manimuthar Waterfall is located a few kilometres from the dam. It offers an equally breath taking view. Tourists can enjoy a bath here and soak in the rich beauty of nature.

The Manimuthar River begins from the Eastern slopes of the Western Ghats located in Tirunelveli district. The river is the chief tributary of the Thambaraparani River.

Photo Gallery

  • Full view of Manimuthar Falls
  • Manimuthar Water Falls
  • Manimuthar Falls

How to Reach:

By Air

Nearest Air port is Vagaikulam of Thoothukudi District (75 KMS)

By Train

Nearest Railway Station Kallidaikuruchi Railway Station

By Road

Plenty of bus services are available from Tirunelveli to Kallidaikuruchi. State Transport Bus Services are available in a periodical times.