Varathamanathi Dam is located at a distance of about 7 kilometres from Palani. The Dam comes on the way to Thekkanthottam and has become a famous picnic spot today. The dam has various entertainment activities especially for children. The spot can be reached by bus from Kodaikanal. If you are travelling with kids, it is recommended to add Varathamanathi Dam to your travel plans. This will ensure that the kids get some entertainment.