Mannarpuram is located in the Nanguneri taluk of Tamil Nadu. It lies at an altitude of 96 m above mean sea level. Mannarpuram is categorised under the jurisdiction of the Vijaya Narayanam Panchayath. Its distance from the state capital Chennai, is 680 km. Vadakkuvalliyur, Panagudi, Tirunelveli and Vikramasingapuram are the cities near Mannarpuram.
Places to Stay
Mannarpuram has very few options for accommodation. So it is recommended that tourists opt for hotels in Tirunelveli instead. Some of the hotels in Tirunelveli are Hotel MNH Royal Park (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Sri Jankiram Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 650) and Aryaas Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1250.)
The official language of Mannarpuram is Tamil. The other languages that are spoken here include English and Hindi.
Holi in March and Diwali in November are celebrated with great fervour in this region.
Places of Interest
Some tourist spots in and around Mannarpuram are Tirunelveli (28 km from Mannarpuram) and Kanyakumari (52 km from Mannarpuram.)
How to Get There
The airport nearest to Mannarpuram is the Tuticorin Airport which is situated 53 km away.
The closest major railway station is the Tirunelveli Junction which is located at a distance of 31 km from Mannarpuram.
Mannarpuram has a bus stand of its own with buses from there plying to places nearby such as Red Hills and Chennai. Private operators such as Sree Jothi Travels ply on this route. Get a cheap bus ticket by logging on to several bus booking portals.