How to reach
Get down at Palakkad Junction Railway Station, and travel to Malampuzha Dam
Bus Fare: Approx. Rs. 12
Autorikshaw: Rs. 70 - Rs. 120
Taxi: Rs. 250
Private Buses are available from Palakkad Town Stand and Municipal Stand to Malampuzha Dam frequently. There are 2 - 3 bus routes to Malampuzha Dam, and all will take almost the same time. Bus fare is approximately Rs. 10 to Rs. 15
By Car / Taxi (From Palakkad Town)
From GB Road (or other places) reach Government Victoria College and head towards Malampuzha 100 ft Road. Drive straight in North-East direction through Kalpathy River Bridge and Kadukkamkunnam Railway Overbridge. Pass by Malampuzha ITI and Fantasy Park. Total Distance 7.2 km.
By Car / Taxi (From Mannarkkad and North Kerala side)
500 meters after Olavakkode Junction traffic signal, turn left from Sai Hospital Junction, and drive 7.3 km straight to Malampuzha Dam. (By crossing Nadakkavu, Akathethara Railway Gate).
By Car / Taxi (From Ottapalam / Pattambi side)
Before reaching Palakkad Town, take left from Mepparambu and head North towards Olavakkode. Take immediate right after the Railway Gate, and turn left after reaching Main Road. (There is a Railway Gate on the right). Head straight to Olavakkode Junction. Turn right from Olavakkode Junction traffic signal. Turn left from Sai Hospital Junction, and drive 7.3 km straight to Malampuzha Dam. (Warning: This is not the shortest route, but the most easy and not-so-busy route to Malampuzha. Nearly half an hour can be saved than going through Palakkad Town.)
By Car / Taxi (From Thrissur / Ernakulam side)
NH 544 (Old NH 47) reaches straight to Chandranagar Junction (A T-Junction: Palakkad towards left and Coimbatore towards right). Take left and travel 600 meters to the west. Turn right immediately after a canal culvert, and travel 2.5 km straight through Palakkad - Kozhikode Highway (NH 966 Bypass), to reach an important 4-road junction. Turn right onto Palakkad - Malampuzha Road and drive 5.9 km straight to Malampuzha Dam, passing by Mathrubhumi office and Maattumantha, through Kadukkamkunnam Railway Overbridge.
By Car / Taxi (From Coimbatore / Pollachi side)
Turn right at Kanjikode Kinar stop after Kanjikode ITI (At Kanjikode Kinar junction, opposite Kanjikode Fire Station) and drive 7.1 km straight to reach Malampuzha Dam. (By crossing a Railway Gate at 900 meters)