Sundankottai is a beautiful small village in Tuticorin (Thoothukudi) district in Tamil Nadu. It comes under the legislation of Pallakurichi Panchayath. Sundankottai is situated 55km from the district headquarters and 670 km from the Chennai. Sundankottai is surrounded by the villages of Udangudi Taluk, Alwarthirunagari, Srivaikundam and Karungulam.
Places to Stay
Sundankottai is a small village and hence does not have many hotels nearby. There are good budget hotels in Tuticorin. Some of them are Chitra Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 300), Sugam Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Jony International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600) and Soma Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400).
The local language of Sundankottai is Tamil.
The important festival in Sundankottai is Pongal, which is held every year to celebrate the harvest. It is a four day festival celebrated throughout Tamil Nadu.
Places of Interest
There are a lot of tourist attractions close to Sundankottai including temples, churches. Some of the places are Manapad (60 km from Tuticorin), Kalugumalai Temple (90 km from Sundankottai), Kakakadu Wildlife Sactuary (100 km from Sundankottai, 7.2 km from Tuticorin) and the Tuticorin Port (67 km from Sundankottai and 5.3 km from Tuticorin).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Sundankottai is the Tuticorin Airport, which is at Vagaikulam, 15 km from the heart of the city. The distance of Sundankottai from the airport is 145km (via NH 45B).
The Tirunelveli Railway Station is 56km from Tuticorin.
There are daily bus services to Chennai, from the service provider Hasan Travels. When you are booking a bus ticket online ensure that you log on to a good bus booking portal like Ticketgoose.com.