Cumbam is a town and municipality in Theni district of Tamil Nadu near Kerala state. The water in this place is very sweet to drink. It is the third largest town in Theni district next to Theni and Bodinayakanur. The soil in this region is red in nature. Hence, agriculture plays a vital role in development activities, crops grown in this region are paddy, coconut, groundnut and various fruits and vegetables are also cultivated here.
Places to Stay
Hotel fare near this place starts at 450. Some of the budget hotels are Hotel Indhra Deluxe Lodge (Tariff starts at Rs. 1,100), Lucky Lodge (Tariff starts at Rs. 563), Hotel Sagar (Tariff starts at Rs. 1,080), Hotel Lemurian Heritage (Tariff starts at Rs. 1,530), J.J. Residency (Tariff starts at Rs. 550) and many
The official language spoken of Cumbam is Tamil.
Mattu Pongal is celebrated with pomp and show in this region. There are numerous temples around this place; all the temple festivals are celebrated in an impressive way. Other than this Diwali, Christmas, Pongal, and Ganesh Chaturthi are celebrated.
Places of Interest:
The best season to visit Cumbam is from October to May. The Suruli falls is 10 km away from Cumbum and is surrounded by mountains. Thekkady (63 km from Theni) is a tourist destination in Kerala which is 30 km from Cumbum. This place gets its name from the famous temple of Lord Narayana (Kambaraya Perumal). It is near Kumily (55 km from Theni), a border town between the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. There is an ancient temple named Nantha Gopalan temple in this region. Some of the places to be visited near this area are Vaigai Dam, Manjalar Dam, and Munnar.
How to Get There:
The nearest airports are situated at Madurai. Madurai airport is located at the distance of 131 km from Cumbum.
Madurai railway station is about 117 km away from Cumbum. Madurai railway station is connected with all the southern trains.
Cumbum is the central part which connects all the other parts of Tamil Nadu. Book your bus ticket
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