village in Kollam District, Kerala, India

Thenmala is in Kerala in India. It is a scenic place known for its natural beauty. It is the location of the first eco tourism project in Kerala. The Thenmala dam is a big attraction and is mainly used for irrigation purposes.

Hanging Bridge, Thenmala

Get inEdit

Punalur is the nearest larger city, from where it's possible to take a bus or taxi.

By trainEdit

There is a limited service from Kollam, which is a a major hub and sees trains from many parts of India.

  • 1 Thenmala railway station.    

Get aroundEdit

Taxis and jeeps


  • Thenmala Dam.
  • Hanging Bridge.
  • Adventure Zone.
  • Palaruvi Waterfalls.
  • Kulathupuzha (10 km south of Tenmala on the road to Shencottah). With forest range, well known for its ayyappa temple, templefish pond, elephants and reeds.


  • Boat riding on the dam.






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