Athikkadai is a peaceful hamlet which is located in the Tiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu. The place is said to have derived its name from the lush forests that surround it. These were referred to as Haati Kaadu. Years later, the name changed to Athikkadai. The river Vennaru flows through Athikkadai and its the neighbours include Thanjavur, Kodavasi, Mannargudi and Thiruvarur.
Places to Stay
Athikkadai offers homestays and lodges to its visitors. For budget hotels, there are a plenty of options in Kodavasal which is at a distance of 1 km from Athikkadai. Some of them include Hotel Selvies (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Kasis Inn Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 500).
The official spoken languages of Athikkadai are Tamil and Urdu Event Some of the festivals and events that are celebrated in Athikkadai include Eid, Pongal and Thai Poosam.
Places of Interest
Athikkadai has many places that can be visited by tourists. These include the Periya Mosque,the Mela Mosque, the Al amen Mosque and the river Vennaru.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Athikkadai is Tiruchirapalli. It is located about 85 km from Athikkadai.
Athikkadai town does not have its own railway station. The nearest one is at Koradacheri which is approximately 12 km away from the village.
Athikkadai has its own bus station and buses ply to and fro from Athikkadai to different cities. Some of the best bus operators on these routes include Rathi Meena Travels and KPN Travels. Making use of bus ticket discounts while booking your tickets can help you save money