Malankara Reservoir is an artificial lake located on the Thodupuzha
- Moolamattom road. This famous picnic spot is 6 km from the town of Thodupuzha and is 66 km from Kochi
. This artificial lake was formed as part of the Muvattupuzha Valley Irrigation Project.
Malankara Reservoir provides a calm and charming atmosphere with the greenery in the surroundings. Visitors are allowed to enter the dam site with prior permission of the irrigation department. It is ideal for boating and fishing.
The places of attraction nearby are Kudayathoor Mala, a picturesque hillock 6 km from Malankara dam site and
Elaveezha Poonchira. Malankara can be easily accessed by local transport from Thodupuzha.