A taluk in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu, Ambasamudram, is located on the foothills of the Western Ghats. It is situated on the banks of River Thamirabarani. This small picturesque town is also known by the name of Vilankurichi. The name of the place is derived from the two words Amba and Samundar.
Budget Hotels in Ambasamudram
There are good budget hotels in Ambasamudram,. Some of them are Sree Bharani Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1500), Applettree Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Hotel Bhala Bhagya (Tariff – Rs.1700) and Melvin Relax Park (Tariff –1000).
The official language of Ambasamudram is Tamil.
Events in Ambasamudram
The Important Festivals of Ambasamudram is Panguni Brahmmotsavam in March-April.
Places to See in Ambasamudram
There are several places of tourist attraction in Thuraiyur. Some of the places include Papanasam dam, (11kms from Ambasamudram), Agasthiyar falls (10 kms from Ambasamudram), Manimutthaar Dam & Waterfall, (9 kms from Ambasamudram) and Melaseval Navaneethakrishnan Temple(20 kms from Ambasamudram), Papanasam Papanasar Temple ( 18 kms from Ambasamudram).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Ambasamudram is the Trivandrum airport. It is located about 160 kms away from the town.
Ambasamudram Railway Station is located at the heart of the city.
The distance from Ambasamudram to bus stand is 30kms. There are regular buses that connect to Trivandrum and other districts of Tamil Nadu. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers are SRS Travels, Sree Jothi Travels and MPK Travels. Log on to Ticketgoose.com and get bus booking online to over 4,000 destinations across the country.
Coimbatore is one of the fastest growing tier-II cities in India and this large metropolitan city is known for being the textile, industrial, commercial, educational, information technology, healthcare and manufacturing hub of Tamil Nadu. Considered to have existed before the 2nd Century AD, Coimbatore had once been a small village called Kongunad. Known for its flourishing agriculture business and textile mills, Coimbatore is currently an upcoming Information Technology Hub of Tamil Nadu. This city is also referred to as the "Manchester Detroit of Southern India". Coimbatore is surrounded by the Western Ghats and is positioned on the banks of the Noyyal River.
Budget Hotels in Coimbatore
There are great hotels near the bus stand in Coimbatore. They are Hotel Sree Murugan (Tariff – Rs. 1,685) and Metro Park Inn (Tariff – Rs. 2,150).
Tamil is the local language in Coimbatore. There are many inhabitants from other states settled in this cosmopolitan state and the languages spoken include English, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada.
Events in Coimbatore
The Mariamman festival is a major event in summer and also the Koniamman temple car festival attracts a lot of populace to the city.
Places to See in Coimbatore
Lot of people visit Coimbatore for its pleasant weather and hospitality. The interesting tourist spots include Kovai Kutralam falls (35 kms from the city), Vydehi Water falls(35 km),Monkey falls(75 km), Malampuzha dam(60km), Thirumurthy waterfalls(90 km),Bhavani Sagar(55km).Dhyanalinga Yogic temple & Isha Yoga centre (35 km), Vellingiri hill temple(37 km), Marudhamali Hill Temple(13 km from Gandhipuram BS), and Vydehi Water falls(35 km).
How to Get There
Coimbatore International Airport is located at Peelamedu (15 kms) from the city. The Coimbatore International Airport offers domestic flights to major Indian cities, while international flight services are only limited to Sharjah and Singapore.
Coimbatore Junction is also referred to as Kovai Junction. This major railway junction is the busiest railway station in Tamil Nadu. Many trains from different states connect via Coimbatore Junction.
Currently there are 3 mofussil bus stands at Gandhipuram, Singanallur and at Ukkadam. Besides these, the Government bus stand and Town Bus Stand is also situated at Gandhipuram. The three leading bus operators which include KPN Travels, KMP Travels and Kings Travels. Book a bus ticket online and travel hassle free without standing in serpentine queues.