Karungal is a village in the Dindigul District of Tamil Nadu, India. It is located 55 km north from district headquarters Dindigul, 9 km from Guziliamparai and 403 km from state capital Chennai. After Marthandam, it is the second best well-known town. Karungal is a densely populated area and is famous for its agricultural activities. Karungal is on the borders of the Dindigul and Karur districts.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Karungal. Some of them are Hotel Rajan, Hotel Vasanth Krishna, Mumthaj Hotel and Hotel Daawat.
The official language of Karungal is Tamil.
The important festivals of Karungal are Natyanjali Dance Festival, Kavadi Festival, Cape Festival and Pongal.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Karungal. Some of the places include Palani Hills, Dindigul Fort, Erode, Namakkal, Thadikombu Perumal Temple, St. Joseph’s Church and Begambur Big Mosque.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Karungal is the Civil Airport at Tiruchirappalli. It is located about 70 km away from the town.
Tiruchchirapali Railway Station is the closest major railway station and is at a distance of 68 km from Karungal.
Karungal connects to Dindigul, Coimbatore, Erode, Tiruchi, Karur, Madurai and the Sivaganga District with a good frequency of buses. Dindigul is 395 km away from Chennai and is-well connected by road. The Kamarajar Central Bus Stand has bus services to various parts of Tamilnadu. Avail of bus ticket booking discount coupons from Ticketgoose.com when you buy your tickets online.