Thottiyam is a town situated in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu. It is 60 km from Tiruchirappalli and lies between Namakkal, Salem and Bangalore. Located on the banks of Cauvery river; it also runs lies in the border of Villupuram and Salem. The nearby villages are Eliyathur (4 km), Namasivayapuram (1 km), Thenchettiyandal (2 km), and V.P.Agaram (3 km).
Places to Stay
Good budgeted hotels are available in Tiruchirappalli, which is 60 km from Thottiyam. Hotel Mathura (Tariff – Rs.677), MMM Residency (Tariff – Rs.756) both located near the bus terminus, Ashby Hotel located at Rockins Road Junction (Tariff – Rs.700), and Guru Hotel on Royal Road, Cantonment (Tariff – Rs.750) are some of the options that you can opt from.
The official language spoken here is Tamil.
Some of the important festivals are Pongal celebrated in January, Samayapuram Mariamman and Float Festival held during March- April, Allur Jallathiru Vizha celebrated during September -October, and Vaikuntha Ekathasi Festival during December - January.
Places of Interest
Thottiyam has a number of tourist attractions in and around the town. Other places of interests include the Grand Anicut in Tiruchirappalli (24 km), Mukkombu, a favourite picnic spot (18 km), Samayapuram Mariamman Temple (11 km), and Viralimalai Sanctuary (30 km).
How to Get There
Tiruchirappalli Airport is the nearest (60 km).
The nearest railway station is in Chinna Salem (7 km).
Thottiyam is well connected through a network of buses which travel frequently on this route. Booking bus tickets online is very convenient as you can book from the confines of your home.