Dharmapuri is a town in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The town is located near the border of neighbouring state of Karnataka to the west. The nearest major urban agglomeration is Bangalore, at a distance of 142 km to the north-west. Temple and cuisine-lovers can visit this place.
Places to Stay
The best place to stay in the region for the night is Bangalore city. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Suntrupthi Residency (Tariff – Rs. 950), Citizen Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 850), The Royal Nest (Tariff – Rs. 900), Vijaya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others.
The official language of the area is Tamil.
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in January, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the fasting month of Ramadan, the two Eid(s), Easter and Christmas.
Places of Interest
There are many places to visit in the area. Some of the places which are worth visiting are Thowheeth Mosque, Ahle hadees Pallivasal, Hogenakkal Falls (46 km away), Adhiyamankottai (named after the ancient Thahadoor rulers – the Adhiyamans who made it their capital in ancient times), Mount Carmel Church and others.
How to Get There
The Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore is the nearest airport at a distance of 178 km.
Dharmapuri has a railway station connects this town by a network of rails to cities like Kannur, Tuticorin, Coimbatore to name a few.
There are regular buses to Dharmapuri from Bangalore and Krishnagiri. Parveen Travels is a popular bus operator in the area. State-run buses are also available. Online booking of bus tickets have made ticket booking very convenient.
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.