Vairavanpatti, a small hamlet in Tamil Nadu’s Sivaganga district, is renowned for the Sri Vairava Swamy Temple. It attracts a number of pilgrims from in and around the village in November-December during the temple festival. For those of you interested in Chettinad culture and cuisine, head to Vairavanpatti. Its proximity to cities like Chettinad and Karaikudi makes this village even more alluring.
Places to Stay
Hotels are very basic in Vairavanpatti. However, Karaikudi, which is 17 km away from this village, has a number of reasonable hotels for tourists. Some of them include Pavai Tower (Tariff –Rs. 500), Sri Rengaa Pilgrims House (Tariff –Rs. 700) and Vasantha Bhavan (Tariff –Rs. 800).
Tamil is the official language of Vairavanpatti.
The major festivals celebrated in Vairavanpatti are Pongal in January, Puthandu in April, Navaratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Some of the popular tourist attractions of this place are Karaikudi (17 km), Chettiar Clan Temple (18 km), Karpagavinayagar Temple (19 km), Kamban Mani Mandapam (22 km), Athangudi (23 km) and Chettiar Palace (26 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport from Vairavanpatti is Madurai Airport (81 km).
The nearest railway station from here is Madurai railway station ( 71 km).
Regular buses are available from Maduria and Chennai. CTS Travels and Tours is one of the top operators plying its buses on this route. Booking a bus ticket online is easy and convenient through Ticketgoose.com.