Is Thenmala open now?
Is Thenmala open now?
Visiting Time: Open on all days of the week from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Only on Mondays there are no shows on the Musical Fountain. Visit Duration: It is best to spend an entire day here. Keep one day reserved for Thenmala.
Why is Thenmala famous?
Thenmala – The Land of Honey Literally translated as the ‘Hill of Honey’, this place is famed for its honey which is believed to contain many medicinal properties. Situated at a distance of about 70 km from the capital city of Kerala, Thenmala houses India’s first planned Eco-Tourism Project.
Which district is in Thenmala?
Thenmala is India’s first planned eco-tourism destination. Located in the foothills of the Western Ghats, in Kerala’s Kollam district, Thenmala is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In which year Thenmala eco-tourism started?
When the idea of developing Thenmala as a tourism destination was mooted seriously in 1996, it was decided to develop it as an ecotourism destination by keeping the degraded forest area, in the outskirts of the Sanctuary, as a familiarization zone.
Is thenmala worth visiting?
very nice place with greenery around, leisure park trek, deer park, adventure zone, a dam and a suspension bridge. Worth a visit for one night and a full day. Musical fountain is good to watch but they do not have any sense of what music to play to synch up with the fountain dance or the other way round.
Who built thenmala dam?
The dam was started in 1961 under the Kallada Irrigation and Tree Crop development project with an original cost of Rs. 13.28 crores….
|Surface area||23 km2 (9 sq mi)|
Which is the biggest water project in Kerala?
Idukki Hydro Electric Project (IHEP) is the largest hydro electric project in Kerala. Installed capacity of this project is 780 MW.
Who built Thenmala dam?
Which is the first eco-tourism in India?
Thenmala Ecotourism in Kollam Thenmala is India’s first planned Ecotourism destination and was selected by the World Tourism Organisation as a premier eco-friendly project. A visit to Thenmala includes the Nakshatravanam, a nursery of trees considered to be sacred to the 27 constellations.
What is special in Kollam Kerala?
Top Attractions in Kollam
- Jatayu Earth’s Center. 134.
- Thangassery Light House. 302.
- Palaruvi Falls. 137.
- Sasthamkotta Lake. Bodies of Water.
- R P Mall. Shopping Malls.
- Kollam Beach. 358.
- Kumbhavurutty Waterfalls. Bodies of Water • Forests.
- Sri Mahaganapathi Temple. Points of Interest & Landmarks.