Located in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district, Utchipuli houses an Indian Navy air station. Situated on the National Highway 49, which links Kochi to Rameshwaram, it is very close to the Bay of Bengal. It is a beautiful bay area and offers numerous attractions for tourists.
Places to Stay
Utchipuli may not have good hotels, but Rameshwaram, which is only 35 km away, has a couple of options for tourists. Some of them include Maharaja Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 700), Blue Coral Cottage (Tariff –Rs. 800) and Hare Rama Hare Krishna Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 800).
Tamil is the official language of Utchipuli.
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
There are numerous temples worth visiting in Utchipuli. Other places of interest nearby are in Rameshwaram like Rameshwaram Temple, Hanuman Temple, Erwadi, Agnitheertham, Five Faced Hanuman Temple and Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge.
How to Get There
Madurai airport located at a distance if 144 km is the nearest from here.
The closest railway station from here is in Rameshwaram (36 km).
There are buses from Rameshwaram and Chennai. State-run buses and Parveen Travels operate on this route. Book your tickets online by comparing the bus ticket prices from several bus booking portals.