Andalur is a small village in Tamil Nadu close to Kumbakonam (14 km away). Located close to the side of a small pond, it lies in the semi-arid region of the state which is why temperatures can be really energy-drenching if you are not prepared to face the weather. One may stop at the village for a tea-break.
Places to Stay
Lodging facilities are better in the city of Thanjavur which lies at a distance of 58 km. Some of the budget hotels which are worth exploring are Tamil Nadu Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Lion City Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Ramnath (Tariff – Rs. 900), Valli Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and others.
The official language of Andalur is Tamil
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in Januray, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Places of tourist interest are mostly located in Thanjavur. Some of the places worth exploring are Brihadisvara Temple and Fort, Sri Subramanya Shrine, Annai Vailankanni Shrine and the Thanjavur Royal Palace and Museum
How to Get There
The nearest major airport is the Tiruchirapalli International Airport at a distance of 118 km.
Thanjavur Junction Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 58 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses ply on the roads of the area. Parveen Travels is one such private operator. Grab any bus ticket online offer when you book your tickets.