Azhakiapandipuram is a small town in the Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu. It is a picturesque village with overlooking green mountains as well as lush green paddy fields with coconut trees; not to forget the high winds too. The nearest urban agglomeration is Nagercoil at a distance of 18 km. The tourist hub and the picturesque town of Kanyakumari is at a distance of 34 km.
The official language of the area is Tamil. Malayalam is also widely spoken and understood due to its proximity to Kerala.
The important festivals celebrated are Pongal in January, Vishu in April, Vinayagar Chathurthi and Onam in August-September, Christmas and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
As the place is close to the sea, the region does not run short of tourist places. Virtually anywhere you stop on the coast, it is a tourist spot. The lush green fields with coconut trees are a real treat. The historic Padmanabhapuram Palace is only 25 km away. Some of the other places to visit in the neighbouring Kanyakumari are the Vivekananda Rock Memorial, the Thiruvalluvar Statue and the Muttom Beach.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Trivandrum International Airport at a distance of 75 km.
The Nagercoil Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 18 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses connect the village to different cities in the region. Kallada Travels is a popular bus operator in the region. Booking bus tickets is very easy these days through various bus booking websites like Ticketgoose.com.