Uppiliapuram, a small hamlet in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruchirappalli district, is about 321 km away from its capital city. Some of its nearby cities include Nammakal, Permabalur, Karur and Salem. Also spelled as Uppiliyapuram, this village has a population of 6,697.
Places to Stay
Except for a few homestays, there are no accommodation facilities in this village. But Nammakal, which is 67 km away, has reasonable hotels to choose from like Hotel Devi International (Tariff –Rs. 800), Hotel Krishnas (Tariff –Rs. 800) and Golden Palace Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 1,100).
Tamil is the official language of Uppiliapuram.
Some of the festivals celebrated in Uppiliapuram are Pongal in January, Puthandu in April, and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are several places of interest in and around Uppiliapuram like Koppampatti (4 km), Thuraiyur Lake (16.4 km) and Thammampatti (21 km).
How to Get There
Civil Airport in Tiruchirappalli is the nearest to the village at a distance of 67 km.
Tiruchirappalli railway station (66 km) is the major and the nearest rail head connecting this place to other important cities.
There are buses from Bangalore, Salem and Tiruchirappalli. RKT Tours and Travels is one of the top operators travelling on this route. Ticketgoose.com’s bus ticket booking facility is the best way to book your online tickets.