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How to Reach

Kutralam is 6 km (15 min drive) from Tenkasi, 58 Km (1 1/2 hours) by road from Tirunelveli, 64 km from Rajapalayam, 160 km (5 hours drive) from Madurai, 137 km from Kanniyakumari and 112 km from Thiruvananthapuram.

By Road : Kuttralam is situated about 200km from Madurai, 65 km from Tirunelveli and 5 km from Tenkasi. Tenkasi is a bustling town, which has decent bus services to many parts in south Tamil Nadu. Alternatively, special buses operated by the government ply directly to Kuttralam during the season.

By Train : Tenkasi is the nearest rail head. It is connected to Chennai and Tirunelveli by frequent services. You can hire a taxi or an auto from Tenkasi Railway Station to reach Kuttralam. Kuttralam is just 6km away from Thenkasi Railway Junction. Getting in is easy.

By Air : Madurai is the nearest airport, which has flights connecting to Chennai. You can reach Kuttralam by bus, train or by hiring a taxi from Madurai. The journey takes about 3 hours. Another one is Thiruvananthapuram international airport (~100 km) and it takes 3 hours from there too. Thenmala eco-tourism centre, Palaruvi waterfalls and Kulathuppuzha Ayyappa temple are on the route from Thiruvananthapuram. There is also an airport at Tuticorin(90km) which has infrequent flights.

By Local Transport : The main mode of transport within the city is town buses plying through all the routes in the city. The city has two bus stands. One in the southern part of the city, namely the Central Bus stand, and another in the northern part of the city, namely Chatram Bus stand. To supplement the town bus service there are taxies, auto-rickshaws and cycle rickshaws.