where the birds go for holiday

The longest suspension bridge or hanging bridge of Kerala is situated at Inchathotty. Inchathotty is a small village which lies on the Banks of Perivar River which is being adjoined by Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary. Hence, this Hanging Bridge is also known as Inchathotty Hanging Bridge. The hanging bridge has an overall length of 181 meters and width of 1.2 meters. Palamattom Hanging Bridge is 15 kms away from Kothamangalam town and also 68 kms away from Cochin.

Palamattom hanging bridge is one of the main tourist's spot of this region. It attracts many tourists because of the great sceneries and also reflects the serene beauty of Periyar. Many people from other parts of Kerala also visit Hanging Bridge. From the Palamattom Hanging Bridge site, boating on traditional fishing canoe is also possible.