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
Puduvayal is a small town located in the Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu. It falls under the Chettinad region of the district and is located 65 km away from the city of Sivaganga, which is also the district headquarters. Other nearby cities includes Karaikudi (13 km) and Aranthangi (21 km). Puduvayal is famous for the rice mills situated here. The town is the second largest producer of rice in the state.
Places to Stay
Unfortunately, only local home stays are available in Puduvayal. However budget hotel options in the nearby city of Karaikudi are Hotel Jagan, Subhalakshmi Palace, Udhyam Hotel and Nachiappa Palace.
The official language of Puduvayal is Tamil.
The most important festival celebrated in Puduvayal is Pongal, which is a harvest festival observed in January each year.
Places of Interest
Some places of tourist attraction near Puduvayal include Shanmuganathan Temple (22 km from Puduvayal), Ariyakudi Thiruvengamudayan Temple, Karpaka Vinayakar Temple (26 km) and Thirumayam Permual Temple.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Puduvayal is the Tiruchirapalli International Airport. It is located about 90 km away from the town.
The town is well connected with Karaikudi and Mayiladuthurai (170 km from Puduvayal).
There are daily bus services to Coimbatore (267 km), Palladam (228 km), Ooty (339 km), Chennai (417 km) and Madurai (98 km). Some of the best bus operators in this region include ESSAAR and TNSRTC. Ticketgoose.com’s bus reservation facility has never been easier through its mobile apps.