Located in Sivagangai district of Tamil Nadu, Singampunari is an industrial and temple town. The town is well-known for its coconut rope production and groundnut oil mills. Since Singampunari is situated near the Madurai-Chennai highway and the Coimbatore-Palani - Karaikudi-Devakottai route, all buses passing via the region stop here.
Places to Stay
There are not many hotels to stay in Singampunari. Tourists visiting the place can stay at Hotel Sugam International and Hotel Subalakshmi Palace in Sivaganga that has rooms starting from Rs.1000 onwards.
Annual festivals like Pongal, Diwali, Ramzan and Christmas are celebrated here. The 10-day Brahmothsavam, the Ther Thiruvizha(car festival)and PooPallaakku are important festivals. The unique 'Kaluvan Thiruvila' is celebrated only in Singampunari. The special pooja organised on every full moon day exactly at midnight at the Vathiyar Ayya temple brings people from across the state. A grand festival is also celebrated on ‘Chitra Pournami’ every year.
Tamil is the local language here
Places to Visit
The well-known Sri Sevuga Perumal Aiyanar Saastha temple, the Vathiyar Ayya temple, a Roman Catholic Church, Church of South India and Assemblies of God Church and a Mosque is located within a kilometre from the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Madurai (58kms).
The nearest railway station is at Sivaganga (41kms)
The Singampunari Bus Terminus runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators like Essaar Travels, Sri Renganathan Travels and SRS Travelsthat offer travellers regular bus services to and from the town. Opt for a Volvo bus booking through Ticketgoose.com and have a comfortable journey
Located on the border of the Sivaganga District and Pudukkottai District is a small town called Nemathanpatti. It comes under the Sakkottai Taluka in Tamil Nadu. Tiruchirapalli, located at a distance of 83 km is the nearest major town from Nemathanpatti. This region witnesses high rainfall after a humid summer. Karaikudi, Pudukkottai, Peravurani, and Sivaganga are the nearby cities.
Places to Stay
There are no good hotels in Nemathanpatti. It is recommended that tourists stay in Chettinad instead. The options of homestays are also available in both Nemathanpatti and Chettinad.
The official language of Nemathanpatti is Tamil. The other languages spoken here are Hindi and English.
Oman in February is celebrated with great pomp and fervour here.
Places of Interest
Some tourist attractions in and around Nemathanpatti are Varatharaja Perumal Temple, Chettinad (13 km), and Thanjavur (89 km) amongst many others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport from Nemathanpatti is in Tiruchirapalli, which is located 83 km away.
The nearest major railway station from Nemathanpatti is in Tiruchirapalli, 83 km away. It is easily accessible by busses.
Nemathanpatti has a bus stand of its own with buses connecting to places such as Palladam, Tiruchirapalli, and Coimbatore among others. Other than state run buses, a few private operators such as Essaar, also ply on this route. Online bus ticket booking facility of Ticketgoose is safe and reliable. So, log on to book your tickets.