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Thumboormozhi Check Dam and Ezhattumukham eco-village, amazing weekend destination -Location , Route and Photos

Thumboormozhi Check Dam and Ezhattumukham eco-village Picture gallery

 Thumboormozhi Check Dam is an irrigation dam built across the Chalakudy river to facilitate irrigation of nearby area. The dam splits a portion of the water from the river into two canals called ‘Edathukara canal’ (left side canal) and Valathukara canal (right side canal).This hot spot is at the downstream of the well known Athirapally waterfalls.




 A 210-metre long hanging bridge with breadth of 1.5 metre was inaugrated on April 2015 to implore tourism opportunities in this area. The bridge connects Thumboormuzhi with eco-village Ezhattumukham. Thumboormuzhi butterfly garden is another attaction of this place. The park is on the banks of the Chalakkudy river. About 148 species of Butterflies can be seen in the park. It is a natural habitat of butterflies.


You can also enjoy spending time in chilling waters at the Ezhattumukham side of the bridge. You should pay separate entry fees for these two tourist spots.


You can reach Thumboormozhi either by road, rail or air. The park is 55kms from Thrissur city. If you plan a weekend hang-out, you can consider a combo of Thumboormozhi Check Dam & garden and Ezhattumukham eco-village and Athirapally Waterfalls.


Distance from Kochi to Thumboormozhi : 72 kms
Road Route : Kochi -> Palarivattom -> Edapally -> Aluva (Alwaye) -> Nedumbassery -> Angamaly -> Chalakkudy -> Thumboormozhi
Route map from Kochi to Thumboormozhi Check Dam Garden


Distance from Thrissur to Thumboormozhi : 55 kms
Road Route : Thrissur -> Chalakkudy -> Thumboormozhi
Route map from Trissur to Thumboormozhi Check Dam Garden



  • Visiting Time: 0900-1700hrs
  • Nearest town : Chalakkudy Thrissur kerala
  • Nearest Railway station : Chalakkudy ( Main station Thrissur Central Railway Station )
  • Nearest Airport : Nedumbassery International Airport, Ernakulam ( 50 kms from the park )

If you are coming from Kochi , you can choose another route to save yourselves from road blocks in kochi. From Kochi MG road turn to highcourt junction , go towards Gosree bridge and take right to Container road and you can reach kalamassery Appolo tyres Junction, then turn left to move towards Alwaye (Aluva)

Peaceful Chalakkudy river

For Queries, please contact at:

District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC), Thrissur
Palace Road, Chembukkavu, Thrissur
Ph: +91- 487-2320800
Email : dtpcthrissur@gmail.com
Web: http://thrissurdtpc.com/butterfly_garden.php



Thumboormozhi and Ezhattumukham  in Pictures
Please click on the pictures to view in full resolution.

210 meter long Hanging bridge connecting Thumboormuzhi to Ezhattumukham, a view from Thumboormozhi garden.

Chalakkudy river at Ezhattumukham side

Hanging bridge at Thumboormozhi





lengthy single rock

Water spills

Check dam view

Beauty of chalakkudy river

Palm trees





Check dam for irrigation at thumbormozhi



People at hanging bridge

Hanging bridge

Check dam view from hanging bridge

Thumboormozhi check dam splits a portion of Chalakkudy river to two canals for irrigation purposes



Check dam water spill

Long rock at ezhattumukham


Long view of hanging bridge from Ezhattumukham side





Tags : Thumboormozhi Check Dam, Thumboormozhi Dam, Thumboormozhi Hanging bridge, Thumboormuzhi butterfly garden, thumboormuzhi gardens chalakudy

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