A taluk in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu, Ambasamudram, is located on the foothills of the Western Ghats. It is situated on the banks of River Thamirabarani. This small picturesque town is also known by the name of Vilankurichi. The name of the place is derived from the two words Amba and Samundar.
Budget Hotels in Ambasamudram
There are good budget hotels in Ambasamudram,. Some of them are Sree Bharani Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1500), Applettree Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Hotel Bhala Bhagya (Tariff – Rs.1700) and Melvin Relax Park (Tariff –1000).
The official language of Ambasamudram is Tamil.
Events in Ambasamudram
The Important Festivals of Ambasamudram is Panguni Brahmmotsavam in March-April.
Places to See in Ambasamudram
There are several places of tourist attraction in Thuraiyur. Some of the places include Papanasam dam, (11kms from Ambasamudram), Agasthiyar falls (10 kms from Ambasamudram), Manimutthaar Dam & Waterfall, (9 kms from Ambasamudram) and Melaseval Navaneethakrishnan Temple(20 kms from Ambasamudram), Papanasam Papanasar Temple ( 18 kms from Ambasamudram).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Ambasamudram is the Trivandrum airport. It is located about 160 kms away from the town.
Ambasamudram Railway Station is located at the heart of the city.
The distance from Ambasamudram to bus stand is 30kms. There are regular buses that connect to Trivandrum and other districts of Tamil Nadu. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers are SRS Travels, Sree Jothi Travels and MPK Travels. Log on to Ticketgoose.com and get bus booking online to over 4,000 destinations across the country.
Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru, is often referred to as the ‘Garden City’ because of the numerous parks and gardens that dot the localities of the city. It is also considered as a major information technology (IT) hub of the country and thus called the ‘Silicon Valley of India’. Kempe Gowda, a feudal ruler affiliated to the Vijayanagara kingdom, first established a mud fort, which turned out to be the foundation of the present day city. The city passed through a myriad of rulers ranging from the Marathas, Mughals and Mysore rulers before becoming a part of independent India.
Budget Hotels in Bangalore
There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Suntrupthi Residency (Tariff – Rs. 950), Citizen Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 850), The Royal Nest (Tariff – Rs. 900), Vijaya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others.
The official language of Bangalore is Kannada. Hindi, English, Telugu and Tamil are also understood and widely spoken.
Events in Bangalore
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in January, Karaga in April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the fasting month of Ramadan, the two Eid(s), Easter and Christmas.
Places to See in Bangalore
Some of the places worth trying out in Bangalore are Bangalore Palace, Lal Bagh, Cubbon Park, Bannerghatta National Park,Vidhana Soudha, Seshadari Iyer Memorial, Tipu Sultan’s Palace, Bull Temple, ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple, Meenakshi Sundaram Temple, Holy Trinity Church and St. Mary’s Basilica. Wonderla Amusement Park at a distance of 28 km is popular with youngsters and children looking for a break on weekends.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Kempegowda International Airport at a distance of 36 km.
Bangalore City Junction Railway Station is the major railway station in the city.
There is bus service running from almost everywhere in south India to Bangalore city. State transport buses as well as private operators ply their buses to and fro the city. SRS Travels, Kallada Travels and SRM, Travels are some of the major operators in the city as well as the region. Do away with standing in ticket counters and opt for online bus reservation facility instead.