When to go
December and January are considered as the coolest months of the port city, when temperatures go as high as 28 degree celsius and as low as 23 degree celsius, making it the perfect time to visit Karaikal.
By air: The nearest airport is located in Trichy. There are a number of airlines which offer direct services from major cities like Chennai, and New Delhi. Local taxis from Trichy ply to Karaikal regularly.
By rail: The nearest railway station to Karaikal is located 15km away in Nagore. From there, you can take a taxi or bus to reach Karaikal.
One of the best and most affordable ways to explore Karaikal is by hiring a bicycle. The other modes of transport you will find in the town are that of the state transport buses and local taxis.