At Thenmala lies India’s first planned Eco-tourism destination. It has 10 eco-tourism points spanning over hill ranges of Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta and Kollam Districts. The rare flora and fauna here are truly exquisite. Various gardens, fountains, Amphitheatre, suspension bridge, sculptures,elevated walkway, rock climb etc are some of the attractions awaiting the visitors here. 20 acres forestry areas for trekking, boating, Environmental education study centres, Deer rehabilitation centres, Mangrove study centre etc and a lot more. Distance from Haripad to Thenmala eco-tourism point is 90 km.