A panchayat town in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu, Thondi was an ancient port that was used by the Pandyas, Cholas kings and later by the British. During ancient time Thondi port was used to import and export goods from various countries, but eventually the port lost its significance due to the lack of road and rail connectivity. Now, Thondi port is only being used for fishing.
Budget Hotels in Thondi
Travellers can find affordable lodges to stay in Thondi. Places like Bausiya Lodge offer rooms from Rs.300 onwards.
Tamil is the Local Language here.
Events in Thondi
The annual temple festivals in this town are celebrated in a grand scale.
Places to See in Thondi
The Thondi Beach is one of the longest in Ramnad district.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Madurai (111kms)
The nearest Railway Station is at Valramanikam (44.9kms).
The Thondi Bus Stand runs regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. Private bus operators like SRS Travels, Sri Bagyalakshmi Travels, K.K Travels, Universal Travels run regular buses to and from the town. Volvo bus ticket booking has become very popular amongst travellers in India.
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.