Nachandupatti is a small town based in Pudukkotai district of Tamil Nadu state of India. The town is said to have its name as Nachandupatti as it provided a high quality sandalwood paste to Nagarthar functions. Nagarthars lived in this village more than hundred years back and are said to have built many buildings which exist till date. Pudar and Kuttur are the nearby villages to Nachandupatti.
Places to Stay
Nachandupatti is a small village and offers mostly home stays and lodges to the visitors. Pudukottai, which is 11 km far from Nachandupatti has some good budget hotels. Some of them include Hotel Royal Park (Tariff – Rs. 800), Hotel Satyam (Tariff – Rs. 1500) and Sathiyam Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800).
The official spoken language of Nachandupatti is Tamil. The other languages spoken here include Hindi, Kannada and English.
Some of the festivals and events that are celebrated in Nachandupatti include Padaipu (August), Sandhai (Sunday market) and Thai Pussam (January - February).
Places of Interest
There are many temples in Nachandupatti which attract a large number of devotees and tourists from nearby places. Some of them include Sivan Temple, Murugan Temple, Naga Devi Nallathangal Temple and Iyyapan Temple.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Nachandupatti is the Civil Airport at Tiruchirapalli. It is located about 55 km away from Nachandupatti.
Nachandupatti town does not have its own railway station. The nearest one is at Namanasamudram which is approximately 11 km away from Nachandupatti.
There are daily bus services to Chennai, Pudukottai, Tiruchirapalli, Hyderabad, Bangalore and other cities from Nachandupatti. Some of the bus operators that offer good service to passengers include Joy Travels, Ajith Travels and SRM Travels. Book your tickets in advance and avail of your bus ticket discount coupon, especially given during festive seasons.