NATURE DISCOVERY

Lower Manair Dam

Karimnagar tourism is truly blessed with a wide variety of locals that serve that varied interests of scores of tourists. The Lower Manair Dam that his constructed on the River Manair, is one such setting that promises to make tourists coming back to the district in order to experience its inviting flavor again and again.

The construction of the Lower Manair Dam started in the year 1974 and was completed in 1985. The dam is the first sight of Karimnagar which welcomes the many visitors on their way from the state capital. It is affectionately called the water gateway into the district. It is about 27 meters in height. The receptacle area of the river is approx. 6,475 sq km.

The Lower Manair dam has 20 floodgates. And it’s a treat to the eyes to see water gushing out of the gates with it full force, and then becoming one by flowing into the neighboring water bodies. One has to visit this dam during the monsoon season when the water level reaches an optimum, so that they can get a glimpse of this amazing view. The peaceful waters of this dam and its surrounding areas offer a delicious treat to the eyes. Watching this place during sunset is a true bliss. As the golden sun casts its last rays the stretch of water, the whole area acquires a reddish-orange shade, which is a must see in life. The authorities have also introduced boating facilities and tourists can avail speedboats for an added experience.