Kottampatty, a small city in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai district, is surrounded by a rugged mountainous terrain. Its close proximity to this rocky terrain makes it ideal for those interested in trekking. This city is on the border of Sivaganga and Madurai. Some of the nearby cities include Thirupuvanam, Natham, Madurai and Sivaganga.
Places to Stay
There are no accommodation facilities in Kottampatty. Dindigul, which is about 52 km away, provides decent budget hotels. These hotels are Hotel Sree Balaji Bhavan (Tariff – Rs.725), Gomath Towers (Tariff – Rs.394), Hotel Priyam (Tariff – Rs.437) and Senthil Residency (Tariff – Rs.730).'
The language spoken in Kottampatty is Tamil.
The important festivals celebrated in Kottampatty are Pongal in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Tamil New Year in April, Vinayak Chaturthi in August-September, Dussehra in September-October, Diwali in October-November and Christmas in December.
Places of Interest
There are a few places of interest around Kottampatty. These are Nadumandalam Reserved Forest (27 km), Karandamalai Reserved Forest (25 km), Karaikanmaai (28 km), Karpaka Vinayakar Temple (38 km) and Piranmalai (16 km) away from Kottampatty.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Madurai Airport, which is around 63 km away from Kottampatty.
There is no railway station in Kottampatty. Dindigul Railway Station, which is 51 km away from Kottampatty is the nearest railway station.
Kottampatty bus station is connected by buses from nearby cities such as Dindigul and Pudukkottai. There are daily buses from Chennai to Kottampatty by private bus operators such as Madurai-Radha Travels. Book your tickets online through several bus booking sites like Ticketgoose.com.