Thenmala the tourist place near Punalur in Kollam district can boast as the prime destination spots where eco tourism was planned in India.Thenmala dam is built across the Kallada river. Thenmala is a favourite shooting location in Indian cinema. The activity zone and the adventure camp are the most renowned feature of Thenmala eco tourism. The major attractions in adventure zone are the Elevated Walkway, The Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, River Crossing, Nature Trails, Resting Spots, and Lotus Pond and so on. The natural trails in this region attract a large number of nature loving tourists. The elevated path is a true breath taking experience among the adventurers as it gives the aerial view of this region.

For those with an overdose of adrenalin and those willing to test their adventure spirit would find the Adventure Zone here quite a thrilling experience. Take the elevated walkway for a journey that winds through the canopy of trees and going over rocky terrains bringing one close to life at different heights.And still those who don't mind to give their body muscles a real work out can go for mountain biking, rock climbing and river crossing.

How to Reach

You can get Public transport buses to Thenmala from Kollam KSRTC bus stand .

Nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, about 72 km away.

Nearest railway stations are Punalur, about 22 km; Shenkottah, about 29 km and Kollam, about 66 km away .

Shopping Areas

  • cool plaza
  • kada bazar
  • H&J Complex
  • K-mall
  • KC Center
  • Sky Jewellery
  • kavanadu market
  • pallimukku market
  • Polayathodu market
  • kadappakada market

Main Hotel's

  • Kumar Palace
  • Apichayan's Cliff Resort
  • Nila Palace
  • Nani Hotels and Resorts
  • Hotel All Season