Supa Dam Bridge View

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Supa Bridge, Karnataka, India
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Duration

30 Minutes

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, Hindi, Kannada

About this tour

The Supa Dam Bridge in Dandeli, Karnataka, is not just a concrete structure but a gateway to natural beauty and adventure. Situated amidst the lush forests of the Western Ghats, this bridge offers breathtaking views that captivate the hearts of all who visit.

As you approach the Supa Dam Bridge, the first thing that strikes you is the sheer scale of the dam itself. The Supa Dam is a colossal structure built across the Kali River, creating a vast reservoir that not only serves as a source of water and electricity for the region but also provides a stunning backdrop for the bridge.

The bridge, perched high above the dam, offers panoramic views of the reservoir and the surrounding forested hills. The water below is a brilliant shade of blue-green, and it reflects the sky and the verdant foliage that blankets the hills. The bridge’s vantage point allows you to take in the grandeur of the Western Ghats, with their misty peaks and dense forests stretching as far as the eye can see.

One of the best times to visit the Supa Dam Bridge is during sunrise or sunset when the golden hues of the sun bathe the landscape in a warm and ethereal glow. The tranquil ambiance and the soothing sounds of flowing water and birdsong make it a perfect spot for introspection and relaxation.

Highlights

  • Location and Surroundings:The Supa Dam is nestled in the heart of the Western Ghats, a region renowned for its stunning biodiversity and lush greenery. It is situated on the Kali River, one of the major rivers in Karnataka. The dam is surrounded by dense forests, making it a popular destination for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike.
  • Purpose and History: The primary purpose of the Supa Dam is to generate hydroelectric power for the region. It was commissioned in the early 1980s and has since been a vital source of electricity for the state of Karnataka. The dam's construction not only serves the functional aspect of power generation but also contributes to the overall development of the region.
  • Engineering Marvel:The Supa Dam is an impressive engineering feat, standing at a height of approximately 101 meters and spanning across the Kali River. Its reservoir, created by the dam, extends for several kilometers upstream, creating a serene and serene environment. The dam's architecture is a testament to human ingenuity, as it skillfully balances the utilitarian aspects of power generation with the need to preserve the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape.
  • Tourist Attraction:Beyond its utilitarian role, the Supa Dam has also emerged as a popular tourist attraction in Dandeli. The pristine beauty of the dam and its surroundings make it a serene and captivating destination for travelers. Tourists can visit the dam to marvel at its engineering prowess, enjoy boat rides on the reservoir, or simply bask in the tranquility of the area.
  • Adventure Activities:The dam's proximity to Dandeli's adventure-centric attractions further enhances its appeal. Visitors often combine a visit to the Supa Dam with activities like white-water rafting, trekking, bird watching, and wildlife safaris in the adjacent Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary. The presence of diverse flora and fauna in this region adds an adventurous dimension to any trip to the Supa Dam.
  • Conclusion:The Supa Dam in Dandeli is a harmonious blend of human engineering and natural beauty. It serves as a vital source of hydroelectric power for the region while also attracting tourists with its scenic allure and proximity to adventure activities. For those seeking a tranquil escape into nature's lap or an adventurous outing, the Supa Dam in Dandeli offers a perfect setting to unwind and explore the Western Ghats' captivating landscapes.

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  • Transportation

Itinerary

To travel from Dandeli to the Supa Dam, head north from Dandeli, following road signs for approximately 20-30 kilometers through scenic routes in the Western Ghats. Enjoy the lush surroundings and arrive at the impressive Supa Dam, where you can engage in various activities. Afterward, return to Dandeli to complete your journey.

Enjoy your photography session on Supa Bridge, capturing the beautiful scenery, the dam's architecture, and the serene surroundings. Don't forget to take some memorable shots to cherish the moments from your visit to this picturesque location. Happy clicking!

After capturing the beauty of Supa Bridge through your photography, there are several activities to enjoy in the area. Options include serene boating on the reservoir, birdwatching in the nearby forests, thrilling adventures like white-water rafting and trekking, picnicking in designated areas, or exploring Dandeli town and its attractions. Tailor your activities to your interests and available time to make the most of your visit to the Supa Dam region.

Durations

30 Minutes

Language

English
Hindi
Kannada

Frequently asked questions

The primary purpose of Supa Dam is hydroelectric power generation. It harnesses the energy of the Kali River to produce electricity for the region.

While tourists are generally welcome, it's essential to follow safety guidelines and any rules set by the local authorities or the dam management. Boating and other activities may have specific operating hours.

Yes, Dandeli, located near Supa Dam, is known for adventure activities like white-water rafting, trekking, and wildlife safaris. You can easily combine a visit to Supa Dam with these thrilling experiences.

Absolutely! The dam's surroundings are home to various bird species, making it a fantastic spot for birdwatchers. You can spot both local and migratory birds in the area.

Yes, there are several attractions near Supa Dam. You can visit the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary for wildlife safaris, explore the town of Dandeli itself, or head to places like the Syntheri Rocks or Anshi National Park for additional experiences.

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Supa Bridge, Karnataka, India

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Supa Dam Bridge View
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13/06/2022

A Brilliant Trip

We have been on a couple of cycling trips before and this one was probably the best. Tri our guide was outstanding and all our fellow cyclists were a great bunch of people. We got a real flavour of life in Vietnam. Lots of interesting food.The meals were good and plentiful. Thought we would lose weight but didn't! Good Hotels. Many highlights but a couple or so to point out,Whale Island and Hoi An, the 30km exhilarating downhill ride and cycling in city centre traffic...... great fun but leaves your heart racing. It is quite full on which leaves you wanting to spend more time in some of the places visited. The usual pattern is arrive at 5 - 6 pm, leave at 7.15 next morning. However we did find time to swim in the hotel pools. Overnight train was great fun ....all part of the adventure. To cover the length of the country there are some longish times in the bus but the bus was comfortable but great chance to talk with your fellow travellers. This also gives you time to see more of the country and people watch. Staggered us how much could be piled on a scooter!The bikes were ideal for the road conditions as well as being clean and very well maintained. At the frequent refreshment/rest stops there was lots of juice, water, fruit, nuts and biscuits. The driver and bike mechanic were very friendly and very competent. Great organization, things happened when Tri said they would.
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Supa Dam Bridge View
Dandeli Homestays
13/06/2022

Good 'ole Exodus!

An interesting blend of Vietnam from north to south including an o/n sleeper train. The success and enjoyment of these trips is usually down to the blend of fellow travelers and team leader and this one was no different. The weather, early season, was mixed with a little more rain and cloud than hoped for but did not detract from the enjoyment but a little more sunshine would have enhanced the countryside. A read of the brochure and trip notes will give a very accurate picture of the breadth and variety of the trip. The daily riding distances are mainly governed by the fitness of the participants and their ability to cover the miles in a reasonable time and for the first time in my experience of 7 trips we were delayed by some participants who frankly were not cycling fit and I wonder if they had read and understood the pre - trip advice!
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