As India’s first planned eco-tourism project. Thenmala ecotourism destination deserves special mention. One of the most sought after locations by vacationers. Thenmala abounds in lush greenery and evergreen forests of Shenduruny. Tourists who visit the destination can take assistance from trained guards to move around and see the place which is chiefly divided into three zones. The place is 72 km away from Thiruvananthapuram the state capital and 62 km from Kollam Two Malayalam words – Then and Mala – meaning honey and hit respectively. constitute the name Thenmala The route to Thenmala passes through the famous hanging bridge in Punalur which was constructed by the British in 1877.

  • Trekking
  • Adventure park
  • Butterfly safari
  • Boating
  • Hiking
  • Children’s park area
  • Night camping
  • Leisure zone
  • Mountain cycling
  • River crossing