Tenkasi is situated in the foothills of the Western Ghats near the famous tourist spot —Courtallam Waterfalls. This is also refered as the "Varanasi of Southern India". This place is most famous for the 500 year old Lord Shiva Temple Vishwanatha Temple which was built during the time of the Pandya King. Tenkasi is one of the largest municipality in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu has many industries such as Gingelly oil mills, coconut oil mills, fiber mills, and handloom industry.
Budget Hotels in Tenkasi
There are good budget hotels in Theni . Some of them are Sri Janakiram Hotel, Tirunelveli (Tariff – Rs.650), Aryaas Hotel, (Tariff – Rs.1,250), Hotel MNH Royal Park (Tariff – Rs.500) and Megamalai tourism (Tariff – Rs.500).
The official language of Tenkasi is Tamil. The other languages spoken include English.
Events in Tenkasi
Some of the famous festivals and events in Tenkasi include 10 Masi Magam, Navarathri Festival and Badra Deepa festival
Places to See in Tenkasi
There are several places of tourist attraction in Tenkasi. Some of the places include Kasi Viswanathar Temple( 55 kms from Tirunelveli) and Coutrallam Water Falls ( 6 kms fromTenkasi).
How to Get There
The only closest airport to Tenkasi, is Trivandrum International Airport. It is located about 113 kms away from Tenkas.
Tenkasi Junction is connected to some of districts and states of South India.
Tenkasi has two bus terminus and there are long distance buses plying to Chennai, Bengaluru, Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram and Coimbatore. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Parveen Travels Pvt Ltd, KPN Travels India Ltd and S.R.S. Travels. Using bus ticket booking coupons to book your tickets will help you get discounts for your journey.
A municipality town in Perambalur District of Tamil Nadu, Perambalur is located in the middle of the state. An agricultural town, Perambalur is well-connected by road as its serves as the junction where NH-45 (Chennai-Trichy) and NH-226 meet. A fast developing town, rich in mineral deposits, Perambalur has a good number of reputed educational institutions.
Budget Hotels in Perambalur
There are many hotels in Perambalur. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Hotel Guru, SS Residency and Vallalar Hotelthat offers rooms from Rs.500 onwards.
Tamil is the Local Language here.
Events in Perambalur
Annual festivals like Pongal, Dussehra, Ramzan, Christmas and Diwali are celebrated here.
Places to See in Perambalur
MathanagopalaSwamy Temple, Sivan temple, Mariamman Temple, AdhiSakthiVinayakar Temple, T.E.LS St John Church, ThuraimangalamPallivasaland Mecca Mosque are places to visit in this town.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Tiruchirappalli.
The nearestrailway station is at Ariyalur.
Perambalur bus stand provides regular bus services. Private bus operators like City Express Travels, Roadstar Express and MJT Travelsrun regular buses to and from the town. By booking bus tickets online you will save yourself a lot of headache.