Navaladi also known as Karaisuthu Navaladi is a village in Radhapuram taluk in Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu. Navaladi is located 63 km towards the south of the district headquarters, Tirunelveli, 18 km from Radhapuram and 697 km from Chennai.
Places to Stay
The hotels in Navaladi are basic, but one will find some good budget hotels in Tirunelveli. Some of them are RR Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1000 - Rs. 2000), Hotel MNH Royal Park (Tariff – Rs. 1000 - Rs. 2000) and Sri Ram Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000 - Rs. 2000).
Tamil is the official language of Navaladi. The other languages spoken here are Malayalam, English, Telugu and Hindi.
The important festivals of Navaladi are Deepavali, Pongal, Ganpathi Utsav, and Dasara. The Chithirai festival of Sri Varagunapandeeswarar Temple at Radhapuram is also important for the residents of Navaladi.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Navaladi. Some of the places include Agasthiyar Falls (42 km from Tirunelveli), Ambasamudram (40 km from Tirunelveli), Athankarai Pallivasal (46 km from Tirunelveli), Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary (47 km from Tirunelveli) and Krishnapuram Temple (13 km from Tirunelveli).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Navaladi is the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, located about 115 km away.
The nearest railway station is at Kanyakumari; it is located at a distance of 40 km from here.
There are daily bus services to Vadakkuvalliyur, Panagudi, Tiruchendur, Nagercoil, Radhapuram, Tirunelveli, Thoppuvilai, Rammathapuram, Thiruvambalapuram, Muthumothanmozhi, Anaikudi, Sattankulam, Valliyoor, Udangudi, Nanguneri and Chennai. Some of the bus operators that offer good services to passengers include JJ Travels, Subhethra Travels and Murugan Transport. To book bus tickets online, you can log on to www.ticketgoose.com.