Kummarigiri is a well known village located in the Thoothukkudi Taluka in the Tuticorin district of Tamil Nadu. It is known for its Dravidian culture. The people of the village celebrate Thai Pongal every year with great interest. It is located near Bay of Bengal, giving it a humid weather all year round. The distance between Kummarigiri and Chennai is 627 km.
Places to Stay
There are several good budget hotels in Kummarigiri. Some of them are Kummarigiri Holiday Home (Tariff – Rs. 1000), JC Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Kodai Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1000), and Green Rock Resorts (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official language of Kummarigiri is Tamil. Other languages spoken are Hindi, English, and Telugu.
The important festivals of Kummarigiri are Thai Pongal in January, Natyanjali Dance Festival in March, Kanthuri Festival in October, Karthigai Deepam in November, and Navrathri in October.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Kummarigiri. Some of them are Tuticorin (17 km), Sivakasi (92 km), Thiruchendur (31 km), and Tirunelveli (46 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Tuticorin Airport (3 km).
The nearest major railway station is the Tuticorin Railway Station (14 km).
Kummarigiri has direct road connectivity to Korampallam village. The distance between the villages is 6 km. There are regular local or private buses that commute on daily basis from Kummarigiri to the nearby villages. The nearest bus stand is Kummarigiri Bus Station at a distance of 1 km from the village. Log on to Ticketgoose.com and get bus booking online to over 4,000 destinations across the country.