Keelapavoor is a city in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. It is 44 km from the district headquarters at Tirunelveli and 649 km from Chennai(the state’s capital.) Keelapavoor is the head of its taluka. Keelapavoor shares its boundaries with the Surandai taluka in the north, the Tenkasi taluka in west, the Kadayam taluka in the south and the Alangulam taluka in east. It is famous for therice it produces and has the highest number of rice mills in state. Cities near Keelapavoor are Tenkasi, Surandai, Vikramasingapuram and Shenkottai.
Places to Stay
Keelapavoor does not have any hotels nearby. However, there are several homestays available.
Tamil is the local language of Keelapavoor. A little English is also spoken here.
The festival of Pongal is the most enthusiastically celebrated in this area. It is celebrated for four days every year, in January.
Places of Interest
The Narasimha temple, the Lakshmi Narasimha temple, Ponmudi (40 km from Keelapavoor), the Five Falls (15 km from Keelapavoor), the Kasivishuwanathar Kovil in Tenkasi (10 km from Keelpavoor) and Tirunelveli (42 km from Keelapavoor) are some places that tourists can visit in and around Keelapavoor.
How to Get There
The airport nearest to Keelapavoor city is the Trivandrum International Airport and it is located 80 km from the village.
There is no railway station in Keelapavoor. The Tirunelveli railway station is the nearest major railway station and is 44 km from Keelapavoor.
There are regular buses available to Keelapavoor from the towns nearby. Parveen Travels Pvt Ltd. and SRM Travels are some of the best private bus operators that ply on this route. When you book online bus tickets from Ticketgoose.com, look out for its discounts and other offers.