A panchayat town in Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu, Sathankulam is located 25kms from Tiruchendur and 59kms from Tirunelveli. It is well-connectedby road to major towns and cities likeTirunelveli, Tuticorin, Nagerkovil and Tiruchendur. Agriculyure is the chief occupation of the people in this town. The town has a good number of educational institutions.
Budget Hotels in Sathankulam
There are not many hotels in Sathankulam. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay atHotel Udhayam International and Hotel Siva Murugan Mini Lodging in Tiruchendur that offers rooms from Rs. 600 onwards
Tamil is the Local Language here.
Events in Sathankulam
Annual festivals likePongal, Dussehra, Ramzan, Christmas and Diwali are celebrated here. The Sri PuliyadiMariammanTiruvizha is popular in this region
Places to See in Sathankulam
St Stephen's CSI church, Jumma Masjid, Puliyanthoppu Devi Sri Alagamman Temple and KaraiyadiSudalaiMadaswamy temple are located within 2kms of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Tuticorin
The nearest railway station is at Nazareth
Sathankulam bus stand provides regular bus services. Private bus operators like SRS Travels, Hasan Travels, Harini Travels and SreeRathna Tours and Travelsrun regular buses to and from the town. If you are booking bus tickets for your journey, book online and travel without any tension.
Mukkani is a small village in the Srivaikundam Taluka of the Thoothukudi (Tuticorin) district in Tamil Nadu. A beautiful village, it has Thimraparani River flowing through it which makes for a great visual treat. The place serves as a classic example of rural life, where time slows down.
Places to Stay
There are not many hotels in Mukkani. However one can find dharamshalas there. Thoothukudi (20 km) has hotels like Soma Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400), Chitra Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 300), and Ram Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 200).
Tamil is the official language of Mukkani.
Apart from the generic festivals, a 4 day harvest festival called Makar Sangkranti or Pongal is considered important here. There are many festivals for local gods like Maariyamman, the goddess of rain.
Places of Interest
Apart from the beautiful nature trails, there are many places to visit. About 36 km away is the coastal village of Manapad famous for its Holy Cross Church. Around 100 km away is Kalugumalai, famous for rock cut Jain cave temple.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Mukkani is the Tuticorin Airport.
Tuticorin Railway Junction (23 km) is the nearest station. One can check IRCTC for further details.
Local and private bus operators like Komitla Buses provide bus services to ferry passengers. Avail of bus ticket offer when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com.