Periyakulam Tourism & Travel Guide

Trips and Itineraries for Periyakulam

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Periyakulam, Theni District, Madurai
c. Vaigai DamCloser to Theni and 57 kilometers from Cumbum, Vaigai dam is a famous getaway location in southwestern Tamil Nadu. 111 feet tall dam surrounded by lush green vegetation is an attraction accessible by road.d. Megamalai in Theni DistrictAnother beautiful hillstation that can be accessed from Cumbum is Meghamalai. Famous for its beautiful tea plantations and sky high mountains, the hillstation is under 70 kilometers from Cumbum.How to Reach Cumbum?By AirThe nearest airport to Cumbum is Madurai International Airport at a distance of 127 kilometers. You can also travel to Cumbum via Cochin international Airport which is 141 kilometers away.By RailRajapalayam(RJPM) is the nearest railway station to Cumbum at a distance of 44 kilometers. Rajapalayam has trains connecting to Chennai and Madurai.By RoadCumbum is well connected by road to the major cities around. Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, is 550 kilometers away from cumbum. Madurai, the nearest city to Cumbum has a distance of 115 kilometers.Where to Stay in Cumbum?
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Meenakshi Amman Temple, Thenkarai, Periyakulam, Tamil Nadu 625601, India
The temple is very famous,it was very crowded when i visited the place,not as calm as nellaiappar. But pretty similar in size i guess.
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Weekend Getaways from Periyakulam  

We started from Calcutta to Trivandrum (also called Thiruvananthapuram). Since it was early morning flight we were there early morning hence having a complete day to explore before we reach our property. At Thiruvananthapuram you can visit Padmanabhaswamy Temple.


About Periyakulam

Started from Bengaluru to Periyakulam (Theni, Tamil nadu). You can get SETC or KSRTC buses. Bus fare - 450. It's an overnight journey. If you start by night 9.00 pm, you can reach there by morning 6.00 am. Have a fresh ingredients tea made with real cow milk in any of the tea stalls. Trek starts from Kumbakarai falls and one can reach vattakanal via vellagavi village.You can get bus to Kumbakarai falls from Periyakulam every two hours. Total distance is 8 kms. You can get share auto's too. If you are fit enough, you can actually walk. Have your morning breakfast in Periyakulam and pack your afternoon lunch.Trek Permission - you can get permission on spot in Kumbakarai falls and they charge 250₹ and another 250₹ if you need a guide.
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