Travelers are voting Amaravathi Dam and Sothupparai Dam as the best dams near Kodaikanal. There are 3 dams near Pollachi a city just 130 km from Kodaikanal and 6 dams near Idukki which is 188 km distant. The most popular of these are Parambukulam-Aliyar Dam Project near Pollachi and Idukki Arch Dam in Idukki. You can find 28 dams in South India and 239 dams in the country of India. Our members favorite in South India is Srisailam Dam and Tehri Dam is the top pick in India. Want more? Check out our map of dams near Kodaikanal.