By Air: Nearest airport: Thiruvananthapuram, 80 Km
By Rail: Nearest Railhead:Kollam
66 Km aTrain to Thenmala runs on metre gauge. Thenmala Railway station 2 km
By Road: Two hour from Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam. Regular buses from Kollam, Kottarakkara and Punalur. No rail connection between Kollam and Punalur now.
State: Kerala, Kollam Dt. Part of Shendurney wildlife sanctuary.
Moderately hot and humid
Altitude: 500 mts
August to May
STD code: 0475
Tourism Information Desk, Thenmala 0475-344800 aThenmala Ecotourism Promotion Society, TC 16\128 EVRA-32, Krishnavilasam Road, Vazhuthaccadu, Tvm. 0471-2329770 fax: 2337037
Tented camping inside adventure zone
Tariff: Rs 400+tax for two persons. Tel:0475-2344800 aDormitory at Thenmala.Tariff Rs.85+tax per person.
aHotel Green valley, ottakkal, Thenmala. Tariff: Rs 550-1250 Tel:0475-2335134 aTreetop Huts at Kattilappara 6 kms. Rs. 1500
Restaurant: KTDC Restaurant, Thenmala Tel: 0475-2211600
Concession for school and college students as part of excursion.
Trecking packages through Eco Development committee.
Tariff- Rs 600-3000 per package for groups of 5 to 10 persons.
Contact: Tourism Promotion Officer 0475-2344800
Trained guides Tel:0475-2344725
Matsyafed Aquarium. Near Adventure zone. Entry fee:Rs 5-10 (10 am to 7 pm) a Deer rehabilitiation centre (8am-6pm). entry fee: Rs 5-10 a boating in wildlife sanctuary (9.30 am-4 pm). Rs.45-75 aLeizure zone: entry fee Rs. 20-30 aMusical Dancing Fountain 7pm (monday Holiday) aMountain Biking Rs.20
Book accomodation early in advance. aplastic freezone.