A town in Tamil Nadu’s Tuticorin district, SriVaikundam lies on the bank of Thamirabarani river. This town is home to Srivaikuntapathi Swami and Kailasanathaswamy temples. It also houses the beautiful St Immanuel Church and St Cruz Church. Other than these temples and churches there are several places that are worth visiting in the town.
Places to Stay
In terms of accommodation, SriVaikundam has a very few options. But Tirunelveli, which is 30 km away, has numerous options for tourists like Sri Janakiram Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 900), Nainar Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 600) and Bluestar Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 900).
Tamil is widely spoken in SriVaikundam.
Some of the major festivals of this place are Pongal in January, Puthandu in April, Navaratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
SriVaikundam has a number of tourist attractions both within and outside the town. Some of the major ones in the town are Srivaikuntapathi Swami and Kailasanathaswamy temples, St Immanuel Church and St Cruz Church. Other places include Tirunelveli (30 km) and Thiruchendur (32 km).
How to Get There
The closest air head from here is the Tuticorin Airport (23 km).
SriVaikundam has its own railway station within the town. However, the major railhead connecting this village is in Tirunelveli (29 km).
Buses are available to and from Chennai. SRS Travels is one of the top operators plying its buses on this route. It is easy to get online bus tickets due to the increase in the number of travel websites.