Things To do in Malampuzha

Overview

Situated near Palakkad in South India, Malampuzha Dam is one of the largest reservoirs in Kerala, surrounded by the stunning Western Ghats. This impressive structure is a combination of a masonry dam stretching 1,849 meters and an earthen dam reaching 220 meters in height. Crossing the Malampuzha River, a tributary of Kerala's second largest river, Bharathappuzha, the dam offers a host of attractions including a rock garden, ropeway, amusement park, and boating facilities. Constructed over six years from 1949, the dam serves as a source of drinking water for nearby areas and supports irrigation through its canal systems. Tourists can also explore the nearby Entrance Garden, Yakshi Garden, Japanese Garden, Upper Garden and viewpoint, Cable car ride, Fish shaped aquarium, Toy train for kids, Fantasy Park, Spiced fruits camp, and enjoy trekking tracks and river baths. The ropeway provides an aerial tour of the park, while the magnificent Yakshi sculpture by renowned artist Kanai Kunhiraman is a major draw for visitors.

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