Anchuruli Tunnel – Tourist Location Idukki, Entry Time, Images and Videos
Anchuruli Tunnel Idukki Location and Timings
Anchuruli tunnel is located between Erattayar dam and Idukki reservoir attracting daring hikers. this is less known tunnel in kerala, but it became popular after the malayalam movie iyobinte pusthakam, the climax scenes of that movie is shooted at here. The anchuruli tunnel is located at a beautiful village named kanchiyar near to kattappana in idukki district, this is one of the attraction to the way to idukki dam. Anchuruli is the malayalam word which means five vessels, that refers the shape of a tunnel like a vessel. the primary aim of this tunnel is to carry the water from irattayar dam to idukki reservoir.
We can say the tunnel is the soul of idukki dam, because a major portion water carries through this tunnel. it has 4 km distance lenghth to the reservoir. during the time of monsoon the flow of water through this tunnel is an amazing view. anchuruli tunnel is located 10 km away from kattappana, this is a typical place for fishing and trekking, but the permission of forest office at kanchiyar is must for do this. The surroundings of this palce covers huge forets and also the wild animals, it is very danger to enter the tunnel. but some people make attempt to enter to the tunnel. the visiting hours allowed daily 6 to 6.
The actual location of anchuruli tunnel is at kottayam- kattappana road, the deviation at kanchiyar turns to this place. august to may is the best season to visit the tunnel and the near places. we know idukki is blessed withlo of peaks and zigzag road so that there is not a railway station, the nearest railway station is at kottayam at distnce of 100 km. nedumbassery is the nearest airport to idukki, 130 km away from anchuruli.
Anchuruli, Idukki District, Kattappana, Kerala 685514