Vadakkankulam is a small village in the Valliyoor Taluka of the Tirunelveli district (62 km) in Tamil Nadu. This village is located between the borders of Tirunelveli and Kanniyakumari districts. It shares its boundaries with Radhapuram Taluka in the east, Valliyoor towards north, Agastiswaram towards west, and Kanniyakumari Taluka in south. It is famous for the presence of the Holy Family Church. Panagudi, Adangarkulam, Nagercoil, Palavoor, Vadakkuvalliyur, Chettikulam, and Padmanabhapuram are some of the nearby villages and cities to Vadakkankulam.
Places to Stay
There are several budget hotels nearby Vadakkankulam. Some of them are Hotel Imperial Regency (Tariff - Rs. 500), Sree Bharani Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 1000), Hotel South Avenue (Tariff - Rs. 1000), and Hotel MNH Royal Park (Tariff - Rs. 1000).
Tamil and Malayalam are the major languages spoken in Vadakkankulam. Other languages like Sauraastra, English, Telugu, and Hindi are also known.
Vadakkankulam Mother Mary Church Festival is the major fair held for 10 days from 6th-15th August every year.
Places of Interest
Vadakkankulam offers plenty of attractions. Recommended nearby places to visit are Panagudi (12 km), Nagercoil (17 km), Padmanabhapuram (29 km), Kanyakumari (21 km), Tirunelveli (59 km), Mekkamandapam (34 km), and Thiruvananthapuram (83 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Vadakkankulam is the Tuticorin Airport located at 81 km.
Aralvaymoli Railway Station (5 km) is the nearest station to Vadakkankulam.
Vadakkankulam bus stand is the nearest bus station. Many local and private buses pass along two routes such as Nagercoil-Kaval Kinaru Junction-Vadakkankulam and Tirunelveli-Kaval Kinaru Junction- Vadakkankulam. Some private bus agents in Vadakkankulam are KMP Travels, ARC Travels and KPN Travels. You can get an online bus booking offers through TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking website.