Thenmala dam, Thenmala
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Thenmala dam

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The Thenmala Dam is considered to be one of the longest reservoirs and popular picnic spots in Kerala. This dam was constructed under the Kallada Irrigation and Tree Crop Development Project.

It has been built near the confluence of Chenduruney, Kazhuthurutty and Kulathupuzha rivers. The confluence forms a lake which is around 26 sq km in area. Boating can be enjoyed in the nearby reservoir.  
 

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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  More than 3hrs
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Sanu Varghese

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  • Sanu Varghese
  • 4 Reviews
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"Great views in less money"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
Thenmala is located in Kollam district in Kerala. It is near to boundary areas of kerala to Tamil Nadu. You can see a lot of tamil guys there. But the climate and nature of Thenmala is purely of Kerala. The site consists of hill and forest areas. The Kallada River is flowing there and there is a huge Thenmala Dam, worth seeing is present on the river. I had enjoyed the great cool climate, a lot of Monkeys, and the simplicity of the place. The place is eco-friendly. I walked through the dam areas, camera is allowed and it is very cheap in price, only 5 Rs per person.
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Thulaseedharan Achary

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"A must visiting spot"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Oct 19, 2015
The dam is at the mala which is in the east of Kollam district at a distance of 53 km from kollam. The dam & its area is a must visiting spot for tourists & especially for kids. The boat ride safari park dancing water fountain etc are the main attractions. The dancing water fountain ia a mind capturing item. So many adventurous programmes are there in the safari park. The garden by the side of the dam is very nice & attractive. Separate tour packages are there & we can select any in accordance with our will & fancy. Arrangements are there for getting all essentials at the spot. I visited this spot during the last Onam holidays with family. Large number of tourists were there & touring people must visit this place for enjoyment & pleasure.
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