Kolar Dam Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh Dams

INTRODUCTION
Kolar dam is located on 35 kms south-west of Bhopal city. It is built on Kolar river which is a tributary river of Narmada river. This dam is constructed near Lawakhweri village in Sehore district. This dam is mainly constructed for the purpose of arranging water availability to Bhopal city and for irrigation purpose in surrounding areas. Height of Kolar dam is 45 meters and its water storage capacity is 265 MCM. Dam water is a raw water source for Kolar Water Treatment Plant (KTP) which is managed by Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) of Madhya Pradesh. This plant avails approx. 153 MLD treated water to Bhopal city which is 60% of total water supply to city. Its water treatment plant is largest and best among water treatment plants arranging water supply to Bhopal city. It shows the importance of this dam to Bhopal. Recently it is gaining popularity as a nature tourism spot. It is counted among tourist spots around Bhopal city. Tourists from Bhopal often visit Kolar dam and enjoy the natural beauty of this area. In coming time, it will become a popular tourist spot as tourism department is working in this side.
KOLAR RIVER
Kolar river arises from Vindhya mountain ranges in Sehore district of Madhya Pradesh. It is right-bank tributary river of main Narmada river. After origin, Kolar river flows in south-west direction and merges with holy Narmada river near Nasrullahganj in Raisen district. Its total drainage area is 1347 sq.km., covering two districts of Madhya Pradesh i.e. Sehore district and Raisen district. Kolar river basis lies at an elevation of 350 to 590 meters which is surrounded by tropical deciduous forest. Due to absence of any industrial unit in its route, water is relatively pure and utilized for water supply to Bhopal city through Kolar Water Treatment plant.
KOLAR TOURISM
Kolar dam site is upcoming as a preferred tourist spot for visitors to Bhopal. Here most of the tourists arrival is from Bhopal city. It is becoming popular nature tourism and leisure tourism site near Bhopal city. In less than one hour drive from Bhopal city, one can reach this site. Here you can do boating, birding, nature photography and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. Madhya Pradesh Tourism Department is planning to arrange some more tourist activities at this site to make it more attractive and tourist friendly.
HOW TO REACH
By Flight
Nearest airport for reaching Kolar dam is at Bhopal city, known as Raja Bhoj airport (IATA Code:BHO). It is well connected with other airports like Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Raipur and Delhi. For further journey from Bhopal airport to Kolar dam, we offer Bhopal Airport Taxi service by which you can travel to dam site.
DISTANCE CHART
LOCATION MAP
From
Distance
(in Kms)
 
Bhopal 35
Sanchi 90
Bhimbetka 19
Pachmarhi 200
Satpura National Park 160
Indore 230


By Train
Nearest railway station for reaching Kolar Dam is in Sehore town but Bhopal railway station (35kms) is considered as best option as most of the prominent trains must stops at Bhopal railway station and here all other facilities are better than other nearby stations. For further journey from railway station to Kolar dam, we offer car rental service.

By Road
It is easy to reach Kolar dam by road. It is well connected by road to Bhopal city.
 
CLIMATE & WEATHER
Climate in Kolar dam site remains almost similar to what we experience in Bhopal city. Here all 3 seasons can be experienced. Winter begins from November to March. During this period, average temperature remains 5°C in morning hours and 20°C in day time. Summer season begins from April to June when temperature reached 45°C in day time where as after sunset temperature remains under 25°C. Monsoon season usually prevails from July to October.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
Best time to visit Kolar dam is from November to April. During this time, here water level remains good and offer good scenic view. Avoid traveling in peak summers. In case of heavy rainfall, avoid visiting Kolar dam.
ACCOMMODATION
Their is no accommodation facilities for normal visitors. Nearby accommodation facility is available in Bhopal city. You will have better choice in Bhopal hotels and distance in manageable.
NEXT TO
After visiting Kolar dam, you may consider to visit nearby tourist attractions like Sanchi, Bhopal city, Bhimbetka, Bhojpur temple, Pachmarhi, Satpura national park etc.
MADHYA PRADESH DISTANCE CHARTS
Amarkantak Distance Chart Bandhavgarh Distance Chart Bhopal Distance Chart Gwalior Distance Chart Indore Distance Chart
Jabalpur Distance Chart Kanha National Park Distance Chart Khajuraho Distance Chart Madhya Pradesh Distance Chart Maheshwar Distance Chart
Mandu Distance Chart Orchha Distance Chart Pachmarhi Distance Chart Pench National Park Distance Chart Satpura National Park Distance Chart
Ujjain Distance Chart

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