Malampuzha Dam

The mini hydro electric power plant over the Malampuzha River, it is also the biggest irrigation project in Kerala with a large number of canal system. The Malampuzha Dam has helped palakkad to be aptly known as the Rice bowl of Kerala. The Malampuzha dam has a lush green township which is a major tourist attraction for its trekking trails and the large irrigation dam. The gardens over the place have helped Malampuzha to be one among the most visited tourist destinations in Kerala.

The main attractions of the Malampuzha are the rope way which gives the aerial view, Snake Park, aquarium, and rock garden with the interesting feature that the whole place is made of unwanted and broken pieces of bangles, tiles, used plastic cans, tins and other waste materials. The garden is a master work of sculptor Padmasree Neck Chand Saini. The amusement Theme park, the famous sculpture of Gaint Yakshi (the enchantress) which was created by the famous artist Kanai Kunjiraman is the other attractions of Malampuzha.

How to Reach

Nearest bus station is Palakkad, about 8 km.

Nearest airports are Coimbatore International Airport, about 67 km; Karipur International Airport, about 106 km.

Nearest railway station is Palakkad , about 9 km.

Shopping Areas

  • Jobys Mall
  • Big Bazaar Mall
  • Famous Shopping Center
  • Malabar gold shopping mall
  • Johney shopping mall
  • Hayath Shopping Mall

Main Hotel's

  • KTDC Garden House
  • KTDC Tamarind Mannarkkad
  • Hotel Indraprastha
  • Kairali - The Ayurvedic Healing Village
  • Gazala