Location- Kalakkadu Sanctuary is located among the hills of Western Ghats, in the district of Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu.
Time to Visit- September-March.
About Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary!
Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the midst of beautiful surroundings of Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu. Both the sanctuaries of Mundanthurai and Kalakkadu have been declared as Tiger reserve. This reserve is reckoned among the 18 biodiversity hotspots in the world.
Flora & Fauna- The sanctuary is very r... read more
Area Covered- 567.38square.kilometers.
Time to visit- The period between October-January is the ideal time for visiting the place.
Location- The sanctuary is located in the district of Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu.
Know Mundanthurai Wildlife Sanctuary!
Mundanthurai Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Tirunelveli district and covers a vast area of around 567.38sq.kms. The sanctuary comprises of various hills like Anaimalai Hills, Nilgiri Hills etc. that adds to the beauty of the place. The sanctuary is ... read more
33 km from Tirunelveli, Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary is situated in Nanguneri Taluk of Tamil Nadu.
A tiny village with beautiful natural surroundings consisting of forests and ponds, Kunthakulam is an idyllic spot for our feathered friends to seek refuge in the winters from January to April, when they come here all the way from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, USA and Australia flying across miles and miles to reach the place.
It is claimed that in this season about 10,000 birds from various countries migrate her... read more
Alwar Tirunagari is a famous Vaishnavite centre, the birthplace of Saint Nammalwar and Manavalamuni. It is one of the largest temples in the district of Tirunelveli, dedicated to Lord Vishnu as Adinathaswamy (also spelt as Adinathswami).
Alwar Tirunagari is also known for Araiyar Sevai, where the Divya Prabanda Pasurams (verses) are recited with expression, music and rhythm as in Srirangam and Srivilliputtur.
Some Unique Features
This temple covers an area of 5 acres. The temple is a grand structure with ... read more
Krishnapuram is a small village in Tirunelveli district at a distance of about six miles from Tirunelveli town. In spite of the innumerable and wonderful temples in Tamil Nadu, Krishnapuram's temple holds its own, as far as sculptural splendour goes. Astonishing is the fact that 300 years later, the figures look alive and young. Interestingly, the Arulnigu Venkatachalapati temple houses statues of deities, as well as scenes from court life. Some of its pillars emanate interesting sounds, when tapped.
Lord Venka... read more
The river Tamravarni flowing from the Western Ghats reaches the plains at Papanasam where it drops to form a small waterfall. This waterfall which is believed to absolve all sins from people who bathe in it has made Papanasam (meaning absolution of sins) an important pilgrim centre.
There is an interesting story behind Papanasam. Once upon a time the Pandyan kings who converted to Buddhism wanted other people in their kingdom to convert themselves and follow Buddhism. He started harassing others, a family of a f... read more
The river Tambaraparani (Now people call Tambaraparani as Thamirabarani) originates on the eastern slopes of Western Ghats in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. The origins of Tambarabarani and its tributaries are situated at the peaks called "Aduppukkal Mottai", "Agathimalai" and "Cherumunji Mottai", at an altitude of about +2,000m from the mean sea level. The Tambarabarani basin is situated between latitudes 8.21' N and 9.13' N and between longitudes 77.10' E. Vanatheertham waterfalls (40 m deep) is located clos... read more