Thumboormuzhi, Thrissur- Delightful butterfly park


Welcome to Thumboormozhi! Take off your shoes and walk into nature to feel the heartbeat of Mother Earth and the silky flora tickle your feet.

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By far the most popular destination in Thrissur, Thumboormuzhi has many places of interest for tourists. The Thumboormuzhi Dam, a delightful Butterfly Park, a hanging bridge that offers a scenic view, and a children’s park make it a fun getaway. An hour and a half away from Thrissur city, Thumboormuzhi Dam holds pride of place across the Chalakudy river. The dam provides water to nearby villages for irrigation purposes. The hanging bridge presents a wider view of the dam and the forests surrounding it, apart from the river beneath the bridge which reveals its bed in the hotter months, and the butterfly park on one side. At the end of the hanging bridge is Prakriti Gramam in Ezhattumukham which is a part of Ernakulam. The monsoons are when Thumboormuzhi is more exciting as the river will be in full flow. The area attracts many species of flora and fauna that thrive. Butterflies of several species in vibrant colors and sizes that will leave visitors gaping make the park an unforgettable experience. It is also home to many kinds of plants that lure butterflies. The children’s park is ideal for little visitors to have fun while an embankment allows swimming, there is also a snack bar and DTPC restaurant, washrooms, and a parking area which make Thumboormuzhi the perfect holiday for family fun.


  • Railway station: Thrissur railway station, 50 km away
  • Flight: Cochin International Airport, 25 km away
  • Timings: 8 am – 5 pm
  • Activities: Walks, Picnic, Exploration, Photography