Thalavaipuram is a very small village in the Taluk Kalakadu in Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu. Thalavaipuram is one of the hot spot for nature loving tourists and is well known for its lakes. Thalavaipuram attracts people from all over the India as it a very famous pilgrim centre and a birth place of Lord Shiva. Thalavaipuram is located 684 km from Chennai.
Places to Stay
There are several good budget hotels in Thalavaipuram. Hotel Sri Janakiram (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Aryaas Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Vasantham Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), and Blue Star Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) are few good options.
The official language of Thalavaipuram is Tamil. Other languages spoken here are English and Telegu.
The most important festival celebrated in Thalavaipuram is Dassera in the month of October.
Places of Interest
Shenbaga Devi Amman Temple (3 km from Tirunelveli), Vishnu Temple (23 km from Tirunelveli), and Shivamathungai Falls (10 km) are some attractions here.
How to Get There
There is no airport in Thalavaipuram. The nearest airport is Tuticorin Airport (63 km) or Trivandrum International Airport (79 km).
There is no railway station in Thalavaipuram. Tirunelveli Railway Station (33 km) is the nearest station with busses plying to Thalavaipuram.
There are regular buses from Tirunelveli Railway Station (33 km) to different major cities in Chennai. Tickets can be booked in advance from agents like VP Travels or KP Travels to cities like Kanyakumari or Ponmudi. You can book your tickets online through Ticketgoose.com, a good bus booking site.