At a distance of 68 km from Kollam, 39 km from Tenkasi & 73 km from Trivandrum, Thenmala Dam often known as Kallada Dam or Parappara Dam positioned in Thenmala village is constructed throughout Kalla River. It’s located very near Kollam – Tenkasi street. The dam is positioned amidst picturesque location with lovely environment on the foothills of the Western Ghats.
The environment of Thenmala Dam are developed below eco-tourism improvement actions. Additionally it is chosen by World Tourism Organisation as among the finest eco-friendly initiatives on this planet. Thenmala means honey hill. Because of the peculiar floristic composition of the forest, the honey collected from Thenmala forest is known for its medicinal values.
This place has amenities like winding pathways, sway bridge, amphitheatre and a musical fountain. You can too go to the standard tree homes of the tribal of this space. There are additionally boating amenities within the reservoir. There’s a rope bridge together with many trekking, mountaineering and biking alternatives.