Kombai is a panchayat town in the Theni district of Tamil Nadu, India. It is very popular for cardamom production, and this spice is exported to many parts of India. This region is a large producer of coconuts and tamarind as well. In addition to this, the town is famous for ‘Kombai’ dog breed. This breed is trained here for hunting activities. The population of this town is around 12,820.
Places to Stay
Carmelia Haven (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above), Mountain Trail Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above) and Lake Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above) are some good budget hotels in Kombai.
Tamil is the official language.
Puratasi is a festival that is celebrated grandly in the town. During this time, a car festival is also organised, attracting huge crowds from nearby villages.
Places of Interest
Sri Renganathar Temple is famous in Kombai which is located on the hills of the Western Ghats. Pine Forest (8.7 km away), Pass Peak (18 km away), Pambar Shoal (9 km away) and Kodai Lake (7.4 km away) are some places to visit. Many come here for trekking.
How to Get There
Chennai airport is the nearest airport to Kombai.
Cumbum Station is the nearest.
State and national highways are well-connected to the town of Kombai. Bus operators like SGK Travels connect Kombai to cities like Coimbatore. Ticketgoose.com provides bus tickets at minimum rates to all its travelers. facility is the most convenient way of booking your tickets.