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Banasura Sagar dam, An ideal picnic spot in Wayanad

The Banasura Sagar dam, which is the largest earthen dam in India and the second largest in Asia, impounds the waters of the Karamanathodu, a tributary of the Kabini river. Indian Banasurasagar Project started in the year 1979 which consists of a dam and a canal project. The whole idea of the project was to support the Kakkayam Hydro electric power project and satisfy the demand for irrigation and drinking water in a region known to have water shortages in seasonal dry periods. Banasura dam is an ideal picnic spot in Wayanad with a breathtaking view.The reservoir formed by the dam is dotted with tiny islands enveloped in thick foliage, and with the Banasura hill in the background, offers a magnificent view. As a traveler, you have lot of activities avialable in and around the Banasura dam. Zipline adventure activities are available on the way to Banasura dam which is one of the lengthiest one South India. The Karlad lake zip line in wayanad cost you 290 INR per head and it’s worth spending that …