Malampuzha is a small town of surreal experience covered by thick deciduous forests and green foliage. A Serene and most secluded spot for picnickers and nature lovers. It is a place of amusements and water sports. It is a finest visiting place with wide variety of lush green vegetation, exotic animals, natural and manmade gardens, water reservoir and eye-catching irrigation dam. This beautiful town is located 10 km from Palakkad district. The famous festivals are Kalpathi Rathotsavam and annual chariot festival which draws many visitors and devotees to Malampuzha.
Must See Places
The biggest tourist attraction is Malampuzha irrigation dam which was built in 1955. The water capacity is 115.06 meters. It is the largest irrigation system in Kerala developed by network of several canals. This majestic reservoir is the prime setting among tourists. The surrounding landscapes are incredible in nature and further adorned by the nearby garden. It is boating and fishing destination for tourists. Most visited place in Malampuzha tourism.
It is expressed as ‘Vrindavan Of Kerala’ located nearer to Malampuzha Dam. It is another fascinating location for tourists to enjoy lush green lawns, gorgeous water pools, attractive flower beds, impressive and relaxing fountains, fish shaped aquarium, passenger’s ropeway, snake park, children park, rock garden made of waste materials and plastics and concrete statue of Yakshi (Legentary enchantress) which is made by famous sculptor Kanayi Kunhiraman are prominent attractions in this garden.
It is a unique type of garden entirely made of threads, located nearer to Fantasy Park. The flowers and plants are made of hand woven colorful embroidery threads makes a magnificent sight to tourists. It is a must visit garden to enjoy the high human effort used to create such a awe-inspiring garden.
Fantasy Park, Palakkad, Thenkurrusi and Udan Khatola ae other prominent picnic spots in Malampuzha.
How to reach Malampuzha
Coimbatore domestic sirport is located 55 km and Cochin international airport is around 160 km from Malampuzha.
Palakkad junction is the nearest railhead, located5 km from Malampuzha.
State and private run buses frequently available to reach Malampuzha from major Indian cities and neighbor districts of Kerala.
During summer 20-36° and in winter 16-28°C. Best viewed from October to May.