Katchanavilai, a small village in Tamil Nadu’s Tuticorin district, lies on the banks of the Kadambakulam Lake and near the Thamraparni River. The Neivilai-Katchanavilai Road passes through this village. A few of its nearby cities include Vadakkuvalliyur, Tiruchendur, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli. This village is surrounded by many rivers, temples and churches in the area.
Places to Stay
Visitors to this village can book rooms in affordable hotels nearby such as Balamurugan Residency (Tariff – Rs.828), Hotel Chitra Park (Tariff – Rs.661), Hotel Laura Paradise Inn (Tariff – Rs.491) and Hotel Imperial Regency (Tariff – Rs.865).
The official language spoken in Katchanavilai is Tamil.
The important festivals celebrated in Katchanavilai are Pongal in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Tamil New Year in April, , Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-
Places of Interest
There are many tourist attractions around Katchanavilai. These places include Kayalpatnam (16 km), Kayalpatnam Beach (17 km), Theri Kaadu (13 km), Valavallan Temple (16 km) and Thoothukudi, 34 km away from this village.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Tuticorin Airport, which is situated 30 km away from Katchanavilai.
Alwar Tirunagri Railway Station is the nearest railway station, located 13 km away.
Katchanavilai is well connected by a network of buses from neighbouring cities. Private bus operators run Volvo A/C buses and Sleeper A/C buses daily to this village. Avail of bus ticket offers from Ticketgoose.com when you book your tickets online.