Kallakurichi is a municipality town in the Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu. The town has a population of over 60,000 people and has a literacy rate above than the national average of the country. It has become one of the emerging agricultural towns with a seed processing plant, sugar mill and rice mill. It has one of the most famous poultry farms called Murarbad Iqra farms among many others. It is a central town with Pondicherry, Salem and Tiruvannamalai surrounding it.
Places to Stay
While visitors can find accommodations in VRT and KTK Lodge in Kallakurichi itself, it is recommended and usually more useful to have a local contact or find a tour operator to organize it for you.
Pongal, Tamil New Year, Krishna Jayanthi, Eid, Christmas and Diwali are events celebrated across the year.
Tamil and Hindi are locally spoken in Kallakurichi. English is a commonly used language.
Places to visit
The Viluppuram district has many tourist attractions such as The Rockcut Temple, Veedur Dam, and Gomuki Dam. Auroville also falls within this district.
How to Get There
The Neyveli airport is the nearest airport located 55km away from Kallakurichi. Domestic flights to other metro cities can be accessed there.
The Neyveli Railway Station is located 10km away. The station is well connected to all cities in Tamil Nadu. Visitors can easily access the larger cities to make connecting arrangements to farther places.
While Kallakurichi has a local bus stand, it is best that travellers access Neyveli bus stand. Operators that offer quality service include the TNSRTC, Sharma and Sea Bird Travels. TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. These days the availability of bus tickets online has enabled travellers to get confirm their tickets with ease.
Perumanallur is a textile Industrial town situated near Tirupur, Tamil Nadu. It is about 47 kms from Coimbatore city, 11 kms from Tirupur on the National Highway NH 47 and 439 kms from the state capital Chennai. Perumanallur is approximately located at the middle of Coimbatore and Avinashii. It is a main junction in NH-47 connecting Tirupur, Coimbatore city, Erode and Gobi.
Places to Stay
Some of the popular budget hotels of Perumanallur are Hotel Vallalar, Guru Hotel, Rajendran Hotel and Hotel Amirtha. The tariff for these hotels is in the range of Rs 300 to Rs. 1000.
Tamil is the official language in Perumanallur.
Saturday market at Perumanallur attracts peoples from around villages to buy and sell agriculture and other household products.
Places to Visit
Perumanallur is famous for Kondathukali amman (less than 1 km from the bus stand), Senguntha Mariyamman and Easwaran Temple (less than 1 km from the bus stand).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Perumanallur is the Peelamedu airport, Coimbatore (45 kms).
Erode junction railway station is the nearest major railway station (47 kms) to Perumanallur.
Some of the best bus operators that offer a good experience for passengers traveling to Perumanallur include PNK SRT Travels and Gms Travels. You can book your tickets online through Ticketgoose.com, a good bus booking site.