Kalakkad is a town in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. It has a population of over 30,000 a high literacy rate as compared to the rest of India. The town has been the heart of various battles and played the role of home for the Pandya kings for a short period of time.
Places to Stay
There are a few budget options such as Sri Venkateswara lodge, Hotel Gowri Sankar and Parvathi Residency within the range of Rs.1500.
Christmas, Holi, Eid, Krishna Ashtami, Maha Sivarathri, Ugadi, Vijaya Dashami and Rama Navami are celebrations that take place annually.
Tamil and Hindi are the local languages spoken in Kalakkad.
Places to Visit
The interesting places to visit are The Sathyavageeswarar temple, Ramanavi Krishna temple and the St. Paul Lutheran Church all located within 25km.
How to Get There
Madurai is 80km from here. Passengers can find connectivity to limited cities and towns from here with ease.
Nanguneri Railway Station is 13km from here. Passengers can find connectivity to limited cities and towns from here with ease.
Kalakkad has a local bus stand which has private operators and TNSRTC that will take passengers to Nanguneri and Madurai where visitors can find better connectivity. It is easy to get your tickets through Ticketgoose.com’s bus ticket online booking facility.