Kodasalli Dam

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Kodasalli Dam


Kodasalli Dam is constructed across Kali river also called Kali nadi, flowing in Joida taluk of Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka state in India. Karnataka Power Corporation had built this dam and the electric power generating station successfully serves the purpose of a Hydroelectric Power station.The Kodasalli Power house is located on the right bank of the Kodasalli Dam. This powerhouse utilizes an average yeild of 647 M cum of water.The dam has spell the end of the floss and rapids that once marked the fast-flowing Kali. Over the years, the river has been dammed for the sake of power projects at four points,Kodasalli is one of the point on the Kali river.

Location info:

Address:Across Kali river in Joida taluk
District: Uttara Kannada
Nearest City: Yellapura
Best time to visit: Winter( November to April)


Summers 22 - 37 C
Winters 10 - 32 C


Interesting things to do:

At the falls you have a penchant for trekking, this place is a bounty

Interesting things to Visit:

Sathodi Falls:

Sathodi Falls in Karnataka is about 32 kms form Yellapur close to Sirsi in Uttar Kananda It further joins the backwaters of Kodasalli dam that is built over the Kali River. This is popularly called as the Mini Niagara forms a part of the Ganeshgudi forest range. other places of interest are Magod, Ganesh Gudi, Yellapur. This falls is about 500kms from Bangalore.The fall is situated in the middle of dense forests and a part of the road leading to the fall is an all-weather road but a portion, nearly one-third the distance, is not motorable during rains

Magod falls:

Magod falls located at a distance of around 20 km from Yellapura is the Magod falls, where the Bedti river cascades from
a height of 650 ft into a rocky abyss. En route to Ankola from Yellapura, a deviation to the left after around 5 km will lead
you to the falls.

Mobile range info:

How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:Ankola 
Nearest Airport:Goa’s Dabolim Airport 
Road Transport:Bangalore 450+ kms

Nearest Visiting places:

  • Magod
  • Ganesh Gudi
  • Yellapur

Nearest Petrol Pump:

Petrol Bunk Yellapur


There are two hotels to stay in at Yellapura

Things to carry:

Mineral Water , Clothes and food.

Tips & Suggestions:

Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:100
Nearest Hospital:Hospital at Yellapur
Society/Community Phone Number
Last modified onTuesday, 29 September 2009 05:11
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