Kallidaikurichi is fittingly called the village amidst the hills, as the rolling hills surround the place. Situated in Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli district, it lies on the banks of river Thamiraparani. This is an ideal place for those who love exploring ancient temples, as it has plenty to offer its tourists. Manjolai Hills with its tea plantations is another attraction nearby.
Budget Hotels in Kallidaikurichi
This beautiful village has plenty of options for tourists when it comes to accommodation. Some of the hotels worth trying out are Hotel Akshya (Tariff – Rs.630), Sri Janakiram Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 854), Hotel Imperial Regency (Tariff – Rs. 855), and Hotel South Avenue (Tariff – Rs.952).
Tamil is the official language of Kallidaikurichi. Malayalam and English are also spoken and understood in the area.
Events in Kallidaikurichi
Some of the festivals celebrated in Kallidaikurichi are Pongal in January, Puthandu in April, and Diwali in October-November.
Places to See in Kallidaikurichi
Kallidaikurichi is an ideal weekend getaway with several places of interests. There are ancient temples to visit and explore. Manjolai Hills (40 km) with its tea plantations, Thamiraparni River, Agasthiar Kootam, a nearby peak, are some of the major attractions.
How to Get There
Tuticorin Airport, which is located at a distance of 72 km, is the nearest airport from the village.
The village has its own railway station, which is 2 km away from the main village centre.
Buses are available from Tirunelveli, Chennai and Coimbatore. MPK Travels, Subhethra Travels, Sree Jothi Travels (AVRMV) are some of the top operators plying their buses on this route. Plan your vacation in advance and book online to get discounts on bus tickets.