Malampuzha Gardens

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Timings : 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Time Required : 1-2 hours

Entry Fee : Children (under 12 years): INR 10
Adults: INR 25
Still Camera: INR 100
Video Camera: INR 1000

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Malampuzha Gardens, Malampuzha Overview

Malampuzha Garden is located in Malampuzha Township which is located near Palakkad in God's Own Country, Kerala. It is situated in the foothills of the Western Ghats of India near the Malampuzha Dam reservoir which is built on River Malampuzha, the tributary of River Bharatapuzha, Kerala's largest river. The landscaped garden is a perfect picnic spot for tourists. The scenic beauty of the garden on the banks of the reservoir is a treat to the eyes. The garden occupies a huge expanse of land on the foothills of the Ghat. The well-maintained park consists of flower beds, tall trees, stretches of well-maintained grasslands, artificial water bodies. 

There is something for everyone here. Apart from the lush green garden, there is an aquarium, a rock garden, mesmerizing waterfalls and an amusement park. The entire area is adorned with captivating sculptures and structures. It also houses the famous Yakshi Statue sculpted by the renowned sculptor Kanai Kanhiraman. It is a perfect picnic location for art and nature lovers. Visitors can also go boating in the serene backwaters of the Malampuzha Dam or pay a visit to the aquarium where one can find a variety of species of fish. Pedal boat rides are a favourite here. Families spend some real quality time with each other and capture beautiful memories for life. The garden is also known as the Vrindavan of Kerala.

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Activities at Malampuzha Gardens

Boating facilities are available in the Malampuzha Dam Reservoir. Enthusiasts can opt for 2-seat or 4-seat Pedal boats or the 6 pax or 8 pax motorboats that cost anything between INR 200 to INR 400. The serene boat rides are a perfect way to unwind with friends and family.

Visitors can go for a refreshing swim in the Garden Swimming Pool. There are provisions for lockers on a refundable advance payment of INR 100 and non-refundable fee of INR 15. The pool is functional from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM for all. From 2:00 to 3:00 PM, the pool is open only for ladies.

Aquarium & Snake Park
The garden has a Fish-shaped fresh-water aquarium that has a variety of fishes from all over the world. The snake park houses a variety of snakes that children and adults can all experience.

Amusement Park 
The amusement park here is called Fantasy Park and has a choice of rides and slides to choose from for every age group.

Toy train 
A toy train sunning all over the garden is a fun way to explore the vast expanse of the garden.

There are two ropeways in the Malampuzha Gardens that run across the entire garden. These ropeways are the best ways to get an aerial view of the beautiful garden from a height.

Rock Garden 
The rock garden is a work of art. Built from scraps and tiles, it is an illustration of creating captivating art from waste. The arrangement, the colours and the designs will take your breath away.

Tourists can indulge in shopping and purchase clothing, accessories, gifts and souvenirs for themselves, their friends and family. Items are sold at really affordable rates, and you can bargain too.

Best Time To Visit Malampuzha Gardens

The best time to visit Malampuzha Garden is in the evening or the mornings as the weather stays pleasant. Also, the dam is beautifully lit in the evening after sunset which can be viewed from the garden. Malampuzha is best when visited between the months of October and February.

Tips For Visiting Malampuzha Gardens

1. Washroom facilities are available.
2. Ample parking space is available near the gardens.
3. Visitors can take a pass for 3 people instead of paying per head.
4. Drinking water is available in the Garden.

How To Reach Malampuzha Gardens

Malampuzha Garden is easily accessible by road from Malampuzha. Cabs and Taxis are the best way to reach the garden. Tourists opting for self-driven vehicles can drive via the Malampuzha - Kava - Anakkallu road to reach the garden in about 15 minutes from the Malampuzha Township.

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