Senkottai also known as Sengottai or Shenkottai, meaning red fort in Tamil is a town in the state of Tamil Nadu. The fort like structure at the entrance of the town has lent it its name. It has a population of around 30,000 people. The literacy rate in this place is 60% which is higher than the national average. It is situated in the Tirunelveli district. Rice cultivation is the main source economy in this town.
Places to Stay
Visitor will find suitable accommodation options in Courtallam such as Suriyaa Tourist Home (Rs.1000), Srishty Garden Resorts (Rs. 1000) and Kuttalam Heritage Resort(Rs.1200) located 9km away.
Festivals like Thai Poosam, Pongal, Ugadi and Diwali are celebrated in town.
Tamil is the local language spoken in Senkottai.
Places to Visit
Courtallam main falls, Palaruvi Waterfall, Five Falls, Agasthyakoodam Biological Reserve and Kannupulimedu waterfall are located within 20km from Senkottai.
How to Get There
Thiruvananthapuram Airport, located 65km away, is the closest airport. There are direct flights to Kochi, Madurai and Coimbatore.
Senkottai Railway station has a direct link to Tenkasi Junction which is 8km away. Farther destinations can be reached from this railway station.
Senkottai bus stand connects you most major cities across Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The best bus operators that offer quality service include TNSRTC, KSRTC. When you are booking your tickets through Ticketgoose.com, look out for bus ticket coupons and save money.