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Periyakulam, also known as Mango City for its fresh fruit, is a city in the Theni District of Tamil Nadu.

Get in[edit]

People coming by train have a convenient train head at Kodai road. At 5 A.M a private bus from kodai road starts to Periyakulam. Kodai road is at about 45 km form periyakulam. If you miss that bus, dont worry . You can take a bus to Batlagundu and from there you can reach Periyakulam easily.

Another way is to get down at Madurai or Dindigul Railway station.

From Madurai, a passenger train starts at 7.45 AM , which comes to Theni which is 16 km from Periyakulam and it is well connected by road.

Periyakulam is well connected with major cities of tamilnaduby bus service. Mainly with Dindigul, Tiruchirapalli, Madurai, Coimbatore.

Nearest air port : Madurai 87 km, Trichy 170 km

Get around[edit]

Getting TO/AROUND: Periyakulam bus stand timings ('as on 2003 october-private buses not included)

Bus times to Trichy(Tiruchirapalli) 1.30 ,5.15,5.30,6.10,6.45,7.35,8.15,8.47,9.25,9.40,10.00,10.35,11.40,12.10,12.28,13.15,14.05,14.50,15.50,16.28,17.15,19.05,19.55,21.23,22.40,

To Coimbatore 3.50,5.25,7.00,8.00,8.50,11.20,1.20,2.15,4.35,5.32,8.40,9.50

To Salem 9.40,14.00,17.40

To Erode 9.05,11.10,15.30,20.30

Pondicherry 19.50

Kodaikanal 4.00,5.30,6.10,6.35,7.30

Tiruchendur 8.25,15.10

Tirupur 9.00,9.20,10.30,11.05,12.40,13.25,15.10,16.40,17.15,18.05,22.30.

Palani 4.35,4.55,5.45,6,05,6.33,7.10,7.50,8.10,9.20,10.15,10.42,11.07,11.30,11.55,12.20,12.40,13.05,13.33,14.30,15.03,15.55,16.55,17.10,18.05,19.15,19.50,20.21,21.13,22.30

Bangalore 20.45

Chennai 19.30-163A (Air Bus)

Kumbakarai 6.00,7.00,9.30,1.00,3.30,4.30

Manjalar 8.10,16.10

Sothuparai Every one hour frequency.

Nagercoil 12.20 Kanniyakumari 11 50

In addition to this there is a bus to Madurai and Dindigul every 15 minutes, and for every 5 minutes there is a bus to Theni.

Vaigai dam can be reached by taking the Andipatty bus at the periyakulam bus stand which has a bus frequency of 20 minutes.

Inside the town mini buses ply every 10 minutes to the nook and corner of the town.

Autos and Horse carts are also available

See[edit][add listing]

Sothuparai dam(9km) Kumbakarai falls(5km) Vaigai dam(15 km) Manjalar(18km) Moongil anai kamatchiamman temple(14km) The Heritage Balasubramani Kovil(2KM)

Do[edit][add listing]

Take Your own time and surround everywhere

Buy[edit][add listing]

Mangoes,Custard apple,Guava,produce from mountains.

Eat[edit][add listing]

Aryabhavan Ragupathy vilas Kundathur Hotel Woodlands

Drink[edit][add listing]

TASMAC wine shops, Coffe shops

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Hotel Sivas Regency- one of the Luxury hotel in Theni. The hotel is situated in Madurai road,Near old bus stand, Theni. Contact no - 04546 254425

vaigai lodge singl room Rs 200 two bed 300 two bed a/c 550


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