Usilampatti, a small hamlet in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai district, is about 493 km away from its state capital, Chennai. Some of its nearby cities are Nilakottai, Vattalagundu and Dindigul. The village with a population of 35,219 is a nice weekend getaway, if you are looking out for some quiet time.
Places to Stay
Except for a few homestays, there are no accommodation facilities in this village. But Dindigul, which is 72 km away, has reasonable hotels to choose from like Anand International Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 500), Sukanya Lodge (Tariff –Rs. 600) and Parsons Court (Tariff –Rs. 800).
Tamil is the official language of Usilampatti.
Some of the major festivals of this place are Pongal in January, Puthandu in April, Navaratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Usilampatti has nothing much to offer its tourists, but it has several places nearby that are worth visiting like Thirumangalam (31 km), Sholavandan (32 km) and Madurai (38 km).
How to Get There
Madurai airport located at a distance of 49 km is the nearest from here.
The closest railway station from here is in Madurai (38 km).
There are buses from Madurai, Chennai and Dindigul. State-run buses operate on this route. Get bus ticket online offer to your favourite destination through Ticketgoose.