A panchayat town of Tamil Nadu, Peravurani is a town that is beautifully surrounded with coconut plantation. The best tourist spot in this place is Manora, a eight storey victory tower which was built by Maratha King Serfoji in the 18th century to honor the victory of British over Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo battle.
Budget Hotels in Peravurani
There are good budget hotels in Peravurani. Some of them are Hotel Gnanam (Tariff – Rs.1200), Sangam Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Hotel Raks (Tariff – Rs.500) and Pl.A Residency (Tariff –1000).
The official language of Peravurani is Tamil.
Events in Peravurani
The Important Festivals of Peravurani is Vinayaka Chaturthi (September).
Places to See in Peravurani
There are several places of tourist attraction in Bidar. Some of the places include Sri Neelakanda Pillaiyar (8kms from Peravurani) , Aathmalaya Mandram (7 kms from Peravurani), Vinayagar temple ( 6 km from Peravurani) sri kaliamman temple ( 9 kms from Peravurani) Manora ( (14 kms from Peravurani).
How to Get There
The nearest airport from Peravurani is the Tiruchirappalli airport. It is located about 96.5 kms away from the town.
Peravurani has own its railway station. There are regular trains connecting to Karaikkudi and Mayiladuthurai.
There are regular buses available to some of the districts in Tamil Nadu. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers are Anbu Travels, Sri Bagyalakshmi Travels and SRS Travels. Online bus booking is the easiest way to get your tickets.
A village in the Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh, Kallur is known for its proximity to some of the religious centres in the south. The village derives its name from the two Tamil words namely, Kal and Ur which together mean the city of stones. It is no surprise as it is known for its granite. Kallur has more than 400 years of history making it a heritage site as well.
Places to Stay
The surrounding cities such as Khamman, Bhadrachalam and Papi Kondalu have lodging facilities. Some of the hotels that one could look at are Harsha residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs600 onwards) in Khamman. Haritha Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1000 onwards) in Bhadrachalam and Vishnavi Hotel (Tariff – Rs.500 onwards) in Papi Kondalu.
Telugu is primary language that is spoken here though Tamil is also spoken in parts of Chittoor.
Since it is close to religious places, there are events that go on throughout the year. The best time to visit Kallur is December and February.
Places of Interest
There are numerous places that you can visit from Kallur. One of the famous place being Kanipakam (45km away) known for its swayambhu Vinayaka idol is a must visit here. Another famous religious place here is the Ayyappa swami temple (10 km away) and lastly Lord Shiva temple (6 km away) are few of the places that people add to their itineraries when visiting Kallur.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is located at Hyderabad and is around 225 km from Kallur.
The closest major railway station is KMT and is at a distance of 22 km from Kallur.
There are buses to Kallur from Hyderabad. Jai Bharat Travels provides good bus service. Online bus booking in India is one of the most preferred ways of getting bus tickets to various popular places in India