Kavalkinaru is really a very beautiful village in Tirunelveli District, in [Tamil Nadu]]. Here, all religious people live together as a single family. The people here follow different religion but have a wonderful co-operation. The village is a 45 Min drive from Tirunelveli and a 30 min drive from Nagercoil,and 25 Min drive from Kanyakumari. It is well connected with road and rail networks. Kavalkinaru is a symbol of unity. More than 10,000 people live here. In the centre of the village it has a church (Sacred Heart Church).Near to that, it has two conjoining temples of Lord Vishnu and Lord Badrakali. It has ancient stories by adds colours to the Village. Moreover, Kavalkinaru has two big ponds. One monsoon is enough to fill the ponds and that can be used for Agriculture purpose. Kavalkinaru has a rock in the outer of the village called as Pothai. A certain percentage of the people spend their life by working in this rock.
Since Kavalkinaru has more schools and colleges this village is well educated. Every one in the village is educated. After completing their studies, most of the people goes to abroad, Mumbai and Chennai, for their career and financial growth. The young generation sets their career in rig, software & BPO industry. Every one is assembled at Kavalkinaru in the month of may. Since we celebrate Sacred Heart church festival very grandly every year in May as well, this is the holiday for schools.
Once upon a time this village was the boundary of the kingdoms of the Cheras, Cholas and Pandiyas. So, it had an inn and well for the guarding soldiers, which became the cause of the name of Kavalkinaru.
Kavalkinaru is located in Tirunelveli district. Kavalkinaru Junction is in the highway of Kanniyakumar to Kashmir. Kavalkinaru is about 20 kilometer from Kanniyakumari. Kavalkinaru is in the border of Tirunelveli and Kanniyakumari district.
Trivandrum to Kavalkinaru
Distance: 86 Km Journey Time: 2.5 hours Route: The route is Thiruvanantthapuram- NagerKovil
Tirunelvelli to Kavalkinaru
Distance: 71 Km Route: Tirunelveli – Nanguneri- Valliyoo- Kavalkinaru
Chennai to Kavalkinaru
Distance: 691 Km Route: The route from Chennai to Kavalkinaru 1) Chennai to Villupuram (160 kms) 2)Villupuram to Trichy (160 kms) 3)Trichy to Madurai (140 kms) 4)Madurai to Tirunelveli (140 kms) 5) Tiruvenveli to Kavalkinaru(71kms) Travel Time: 12 – 13 hours (approx)
Tiruchendur to Kavalkinaru
Distance: 68 Km Route:Tiruchendur-Valliyoor- Kavalkinaru