Thovalai village lies in the Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu. The state capital, Chennai, is about 629 km away from here. The district headquarters and the popular tourist destination, Kanyakumari, is located at a distance of 18 km. Other tourist places like Nellai and Poovar are based at a distance of 62 km and 52 km respectively.
Places to Stay
Several budget hotels are available in Kanyakumari. Sea Land Hotel (Tariff-Rs.500), JS Homestay (Tariff-Rs.600), New Cape Hotel (Tariff-Rs.800) and Vivekananda Kendra (Tariff-Rs.900) are some of them that are worth trying.
Tamil is widely spoken in this area.
The most important festivals celebrated here are Pongal (January), Ugadi (April) and Ganesh Chaturthi (August).
Places of Interest
Thovalai do not have any interesting places to offer its tourists. Nevertheless, Kanyakumari has several major attractions like Kanyakumari Beach, Kanyakumari Temple, Vivekananda Rock and Gandhi Memorial.
How to Get There
The nearest airport from the village is Trivandrum International Airport, which is 65 km away.
Thovalai has its own railway station.
Many state buses operate in this area. Kallada Travels, Royal Travels and SRS Travels plying to and fro Kanyakumari connect this village with other major cities. Booking a bus ticket in advance will save you a lot of hassle.