Avinashipalayam is a small village in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is located 60km east of Coimbatore in the Kangayam district. Rice hulling, coconut extraction, ghee production and groundnut cultivation are the major occupations of this region. The Kangayam bull is also reared in this region.
Places to Stay
Visitors will find suitable options in Tiruppur located about 20km away, such as Hotel HC Tower (Rs 1500), The Comfort Inn (Rs 1000) and SAP Residency (Rs 1000).
Diwali, Holi and Ganesh Chaturthi are the major festivals celebrated each year.
Tamil is the local language spoken in Avinashipalayam.
Places to Visit
The interesting places to visit near Avinashipalyam are Konganar Caves, Uthanda Velayudhasamy Temple and Saint Teresa Church located around 20km away.
How to Get There
The closest airport is in Coimbatore Airport. It is located about 60km away. It offers flights to many national destinations.
Avinashipalayam does not have a station of its own. The closest is Tiruppur located about 20km away. Connection to Coimbatore is provided here. Farther destinations can be accessed from Coimbatore Railway Station.
Buses to Tiruppur stop by at Avinashipalayam. From Tiruppur there are direct buses to Coimbatore. Farther destinations can all be reached from these centres. TNSRTC Travels are the inter-state bus transport available along with and TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. It is easy to get online bus tickets due to the increase in the number of travel websites.
Chengalpattu is a suburban area of Chennai in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It comes within the Kanchipuram district. The main centre of Chennai lies at a distance of 56 km away from Chengalpattu along National Highway 45. Local sayings narrate that the area has been named after a lily, Chenkazhuneer Poo, which is found abundantly in the region.
Places to Stay
One can always head to Mahabalipuram (at a distance of 29 km) in order to put up for the night. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the town. Some of the options which are worth a try are Lakshmi Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 600), RamaKrishna Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Joe Beach Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Blue Breeze Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 750) and others.
The official language of the area is Tamil. English is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in Januray, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The Kolavai Lake is the most visited and a must-see spot in Chengalpattu. Other places of tourist interest mostly lie in the coastal temple town of Mahabalipuram, the most famous among them is the Seashore Temple.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Chennai International Airport at a distance of 45 km.
Chennai Central Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 75 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses connect the town to different cities in the region. Parveen Travels is one of the major operators in the area. Making use of bus ticket discounts while booking your tickets can help you save money.