Tenkasi District

Here’s where the divinity of sacred places of worship meets the bounty of nature. tenkasi is a destination to immerse deep in blessings – of temples, waterfalls, hills and more. explore tenkasi, experience the many surprises it has in store for you..

There are some destinations that you will simply not be able to cover fully in one visit. No matter how much you get to experience and explore the place, there will still be those unticked boxes of spots to visit or experiences to live. Tenkasi, a picturesque strip of land that will for sure make you feel this way. A box of veiled surprises, Tenkasi is waiting for travellers to come in and unveil the many amazing gifts it has for the world.  Nicknamed the ‘Kasi of the South’, the town of Tenkasi came into existence as early as the 13th century CE. Temple inscriptions from 1384 during the period of Vira Pandya mentions gifting houses and villages to Brahmanas in order to recite Vedas and Purana in the temple. Tenkasi was a part of the Madurai region during the 16th century. Kasi Viswanathar Temple is the most prominent landmark in the town. The iconic temple boasts of amazing architectural brilliance as well as a serene setting on the banks of the Seevalaperi Pond.  Located amidst the splendid Western Ghats, Tenkasi is a quaint destination that attracts tourists from far and wide. The Chittar River flows through the town and this makes the spot a truly lovely place for tourists to visit and hangout. The region also boasts of many beguiling waterfalls, the most attractive one being the Courtallam Falls.  A destination of so many enticing experiences, in short.

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Top 18 Tourist Places in Tenkasi

Tenkasi, the second largest town in the Thirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu, is one of the most popular tourist places to visit in the state. Located 56 kilometres from Tirunelveli, 100 kilometres from Kollam, 109 kilometres from Trivandrum, 132 kilometres from Kanyakumari, and 160 kilometres from Madurai, Tenkasi is famous for ancient temples and waterfalls. Amidst the Western Ghats, the town locates on the Kollam-Madhuari highway and attracts hundreds of tourists from different parts of the country. The prominent places to visit in Tenkasi include several temples, natural wonders, picturesque waterfalls, and the rich culture of Southern Tamil Nadu. Before heading to read about the best tourist places in Tenkasi, learn some facts about this South Indian district, which is historically, culturally, and naturally rich and splendid.  

Facts & History of Tenkasi

Tenkasi means Kasi (holy place of Hindus in India) of the South. Surrounded by the Western Ghats on three sides, Tenkasi is located at an average elevation of 143 metres (469 ft). Tenkasi was founded by the Pandyas, who ruled Southern Tamil Nadu for a long time. In fact, Tenkasi refers to the Kasi Viswanathar Temple in the town, which is known as the Kasi of the South. Once destroyed by lightning, the temple was renovated in the 1990s, and it was later painted in 2006. The Chittar river flows through the city. Now, continue reading to get a picture of the incredible places to visit in Tenkasi. 

Tourist Places in Tenkasi

Renowned as a popular tourist destination in South India, Tenkasi is most recognized for its temples and waterfalls. If you want to know the top tourist places in Tenkasi, then, this list will suffice for you. At Tenkasi, you can visit places of great historical and religious importance, and other naturally beautiful places such as waterfalls, wildlife sanctuaries, reserve areas, and more. 

  • Kasi Viswanathar Temple

Tenkasi Kasi Viswanathar Temple

Kasi Viswanathar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is the major tourist attraction in Tenkasi. Construction of the temple in the 13th century was initiated by the Pandya King Parakrama Pandian. The temple is famous for its magnificent sculptural and massive tower, which is the second highest in Tamil Nadu. The temple has exquisite carvings to go through and is one of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams of Lord Shiva. The worship of Shiva here, along with his consort Ulagamman, is considered similar to worshipping Shiva in Varanasi. Built in Tamil Nadu-style architecture, the temple has granite walls, enclosing all its sanctums.  The temple has seven-tiered towers at the main entrance, a pillared hall, magnificent paintings of Kasi Viswanathar, and smaller shrines of Nataraja, Dakshinamurthy, Durga, Navagrahas and Arumugar in the precinct around the shrines of Kasi Viswanathar and Visalakshi. The temple is the gateway to the famous Courtallam waterfalls and Kerala.

  • Coutrallam Waterfalls

Tenkasi Coutrallam waterfalls

Coutrallam/Kuttalam falls is one of the must-visit places in Tenkasi. Descending from the forest, herbs and pristine nature, the waterfalls are said to have medicinal values. The place Coutrallam boasts 5 different waterfalls such as Main Falls (Peraruvi), Small Falls (Citharuvi), Five Falls (Iyentharuvi), Tiger Falls (Puliyaruvi), Old Courtallam Falls (Palaiya Courtallam), Senbahadevi Falls (Senbakadavi), and Honey Falls (Theanaruvi), each of which are located within 1km radius. This popular tourist place in Tenkasi is frequented by monkeys, tigers, and different other species of animals. 

  • Sundarapandiyapuram

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Tenkasi is impossible without seeing Sundarapandiyapuram. A small village in the Tenkasi district, Sundarapandiyapuram is famous for its picturesque sunflower fields. The place has been featured in so many Tamil movies including Mani Ratnam’s super-hit film Roja. The place is visited by hundreds of people from across the state and Kerala. One of the oldest temples in Sundarapandiapuram town is Rukmani Sathyabama Sameda Sri Rajagopala Swamy temple, which is said to be around 4000 years old. 

  • Papanasam Falls/Agasthiyar Falls

Agasthiyar falls

Papanasam falls, the flowing white saree from 12o metre height in sheer volume is a mesmerising view for tourists here. The name Papanasam falls imply the total dissolution of all your sins in the blessed water. As per the Hindu myth, Papanasam is connected to the wedding of Lord Siva and Goddess Parvathi. Sage Agasthya who came to watch the wedding could not view the event due to the heavy crowd, prayed to Shiva at this place to get him a view of the wedding. Pleased by the devotion of the sage, Lord Shiva along with Parvathi appeared before the sage and his wife, in their wedding attire.  Shiva made the location his abode and came to be called Papansanathar and the waterfalls nearby the place got the name, Agasthiyar Falls.

  • Avaranap Pillaiyar Koil 

The Aavaranap Pillaiyar Koil Temple, maintained by the temple Devasthanam is one of the oldest Vinayakar temples in the country that attracts a lot of tourists every year. The deity in this temple is carved of a single rock and is considered to be a very powerful one. 

  • Anniyan Para

Anniyan para viewpoint is another amazing place to visit in Tenkasi. The Anniyan Para rock got its name from the Tamil movie Anniyan, in which a famous song of this movie was shot here. The surrounding areas of Anniyan Para are farming fields and animals grazing meadows. 

  • Sivasailam Temple

Sivasialam Temple, located 3 miles away from Alwarkurichi in Tenkasi, is an old Siva temple with some wonderful sculptures and inscriptions. Built by Pandiyas, Sivasailam is surrounded by Velli Malai (Silver Hill), the Western Ghats and Mulli Malai, which is situated near the Gadananathi River. The temple is vast, with many mandapams and sculptured pillars. The main gopuram has five stories and is adorned with numerous statues. The enormous Nandi statue is the temple’s distinctive feature. Vinayakar, Murugan, Dakshina Moorthy, Natarjar, and 63 Nyanmars are the other deities in this temple. In close proximity to the main sanctuary is a separate shrine dedicated to the goddess Parvati.

  • Kappal Matha Church

Located on the shores of the Bay of Bengal at Uvari village in Tenkasi, Kappal Matha Church is dedicated to Mother Mary. Constructed in 1974, the church is built in the shape of an aeroplane placed over a ship, hence its name, Kappal Matha Church. The crashing waves towards the church give an impression that the church is sailing on the sea.

  • Ayyanar Sunai

The Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve was formed in 1988 by merging Kalakad Wildlife Sanctuary and Mundanthurai Wildlife Sanctuary, both established in 1962. Kalakkad Wildlife Sanctuary, the second-largest wildlife sanctuary in Tamil Nadu, is one of the few national parks in South India. This protected area is home to many amazing wild species, including the tiger, Nilgiri Tahr, Lion-tailed Macaque, Flying Squirrel, Wild Boar, and others. If you are an adventure junkie, try trekking and safari also here. 

  • Thirumalai Kovil

Thirumalai Kovil is a Murugan temple located at Panpoli, 14km from Tenkasi. Surrounded by the Western Ghats, the temple is situated at an altitude of 400 metres on a small hill, on the border of Kerala. The deity here is called Thirumalai Kumaraswamy or Thirumalai Murugan. In the temple, you can see the main deity Murugan with four hands in a standing posture. The temple comprises a Mukha mandapa, Maha mandapa, a three-tier gopura, an idol of Lord Ganesha at the entrance of the sanctum, etc. The existing architecture predates dates back to the 15th century, and it

Plan a one-day trip to Ayyanar Sunai, one of the main places to visit in Tenkasi. One of the holy rivers situated in Tamil Nadu, Ayyanar Sunai, with the presence of a temple -Arunchunai Kaatha Ayyanar Temple, on the river’s bank, is well-liked as a picnic spot and a place of devotion. The place is frequented by visitors throughout the year, due to the scenic beauty of the river gushing into a little creek (Sunai), its breathtaking atmosphere, and to see Lord Arunchunai Kaatha Ayyanar. Since there are no restaurants nearby, one should bring food, water, and snacks.

  • Gundaru Dam

The Gundar Dam is just one of the many attractions in the city of Tirunelveli, which historically served as the seat of the powerful Pandya Kings.  A little waterfall close to this earthen dam is a great location for a picnic and family outing. Additionally, a park close to the dam that is abundant with lush trees and flowering plants is perfect for kids to play in. 

  • Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary

Located about 16km away from Tenkasi town, Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area under the control of Agasthiarmalai Biosphere Reserve. Established in 1984, this wildlife sanctuary is famous for its unique flora and fauna, biodiversity, and beauty. The name is the corruption of a rare tree Chengurinji, native to the forest. If you are planning a visit to Shendurney, enjoy the trekking trails through the evergreen forest, boating at the Parappar Dam Reservoir (built across the Shendurney river), and camping to enjoy the wilderness of the place. 

  • Chithira Sabai Temple

When it comes to talking about the places you must visit in Tenkasi, Chithira Sabai Temple is one among them. Located in close proximity to the main falls of the Coutrallam, the Chithira Sabai Temple stands as an embodiment of true art forms with sculptures, murals, paintings and wooden figurines that Siva-Nataraja as Tandava Murti. The Sabai is constructed in a rectangular shape with a wooden entrance and a pyramidal style of roofing. The paintings in the Sabha are of different sizes and portray some very fascinating stories. A few of the murals in the hall depict Coutrallam’s history, the sacred union of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi, Lord Vishnu in a reclining position (Anantha Sayanam), episodes from the Ramayana and Mahabharata. 

  • Arulmigu Sankaranarayana Swamy Temple

Built in the 10th century AD, Sri Sankaranarayana Swamy Temple, located in Sankarankovil, Thirunelveli, stands as an architectural marvel. The deity of the temple is a united idol of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu as Sankaranarayanar, symbolising the unity of Saivism and Vaishnavism. The interesting part of the architecture is that the morning sunlight enters the sanctum of Lord Sankaralinga Swamy on the days of the equinox every year.

  • Karuppanadhi dam

Located at the foothills of the Western Ghats, 27km from Tenkasi, the Karuppanadhi dam is one of the major places to visit in Tenkasi. This earthen dam, located at Chokkampatti in Thirunelveli, is built across the Karuppanadhi river, a branch of the Tamirabharani. Constructed in 1971, the dam is 34m in height and 899m in length. The best time to visit the dam is during the monsoon season when the dam is full and the gates are open. 

  • Thirumalapuram Rock-Cut Cave Temples

The Thirumalapuram Rock-Cut Cave Temples, located on the hills of Thirumalapuram, have great historical importance. It comprises two rock-cut temples—one in the form of a Shivalinga and the other in an incomplete look. The temple also houses the idols of Vishnu, Nataraja, Ganesh, and Brahma. This ancient temple, which is now under the Archeological Survey of India, has evidence of people living here almost 10,000 years ago. The inscriptions and architectural features of the temple make it one of the top tourist places in Tenkasi

  • Palaruvi Waterfalls

Your visit to Tenkasi won’t be complete without a trip to the nearby Palaruvi waterfalls. When you Google search for the major tourist places in Tenkasi, you can find that Palaruvi, which is about 28 km from Tenkasi, is listed as one of the must-visit places during your trip. Palaruvi, which literally translates to “Stream of Milk,” flows down from a height of about 300 feet. Cascading down through rocks, this beautiful waterfall is surrounded by natural herbs and a lush green valley. Located deep within the forest, this waterfall is at its best during the monsoon season.

So, the list of places to visit in Tenkasi, is now ready. Make plans to visit anytime between July to October, to enjoy the waterfall season, outdoor activities and sightseeing. Tenkasi requires a full day or two days to completely visit all the major attractions of the district. Don’t miss visiting the major tourist places in Tenkasi including Kutralam Falls, Kasi Viswanathar Temple, Thirumalai Kovil, Sundarapandiyapuram, Thirumalapuram Rock-Cut Cave Temples, Kalakkad Mundathurai Tiger Reserve, Palaruvi Waterfalls and Gundaru Dam.

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Tenkasi is the second largest town of the Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu on the Madurai - Kollam highway. Amidst the Western Ghats, River Chittar flows through this picturesque destination favoured amongst tourists. While this town is known for waterfalls and temples, it has been made famous for its Courtallam Falls and Kasi Viswanathar Temple.

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🗓 Best Time To Visit: October to March

⏰ Open Hours: Varies by attraction, most are open from early morning till evening

🏞 Things To Do: Visit the Kutralanathar Temple, enjoy waterfalls, explore the scenic beauty, try local cuisines

💰 Budget: Varies based on activities and attractions, estimated around INR 5000-7000 per day

👪 Traveller Types: Families, Solo travellers, Adventure enthusiasts, Religious devotees

🔍 Known For: Scenic beauty, waterfalls, temples, notably the 'Kasi of South', unique blend of Tamil Nadu and Kerala culture

📍 Distances: From Tirunelveli - 59km, Madurai Airport - 160km, Tenkasi Junction Railway Station - within the city

🍽 Local Cuisine: Famous for halwa, sweet porridge and other South Indian delicacies

🏛 Major Attractions: Kutralanathar Temple, Coutrallam Waterfall, Five Falls, Old Courtallam Waterfall

🏞 Natural Attractions: Thirumalai Kovil, Shenbagathoppu Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuary

🛍 Shopping: Local markets for silk sarees, handicrafts and spices

Tenkasi: A Hidden Gem in the Western Ghats

Tenkasi is a small town in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu , located at the foothills of the Western Ghats. It is one of the most scenic and peaceful places in South India, with a pleasant climate throughout the year. Tenkasi is also known for its rich history, culture, and spirituality, as it is home to some of the most revered and beautiful attractions in the region. Whether you are looking for a relaxing getaway, a cultural exploration, or a spiritual journey, Tenkasi has something for everyone.

In this article, we will guide you through the best places to visit, things to do, how to reach, and when to visit Tenkasi. We will also share some tips and tricks on how to make the most of your trip, and some interesting facts and stories about Tenkasi that you may not know. So, without further ado, let’s dive into the world of Tenkasi and discover its hidden gems.

Places to Visit in Tenkasi

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Tenkasi is famous for its temples, which are not only architectural marvels, but also spiritual hubs. The most prominent and popular temple in Tenkasi is the Kasi Viswanathar Temple , dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple was built by the Pandya king Parakrama Pandian in the 13th century, and is known for its magnificent gopuram (tower), which is the second tallest in Tamil Nadu.

2. Waterfalls

Tenkasi is blessed with some of the most spectacular and refreshing waterfalls in the country, which are a treat for the eyes and the soul. The most famous and visited waterfall in Tenkasi is the Courtallam Falls , also known as the “Spa of South India”. This waterfall is located about 5 km from Tenkasi, and is formed by the Chittar River, which originates from the Western Ghats.

Tenkasi is not only a place of Hindu worship, but also a place of Muslim faith and devotion. The most famous and revered dargah in Tenkasi is the Ilayathangudi Dargah , which is located about 3 km from Tenkasi, on the banks of the Chittar River. This dargah is dedicated to the Sufi saint Syed Mohammed Ghouse, who is also known as Ilayathangudi Masthan Sahib.

Things to Do in Tenkasi

1. Trekking

Tenkasi is a paradise for trekkers and nature lovers, as it offers some of the most thrilling and scenic trails in the Western Ghats. The most popular and adventurous trekking destination in Tenkasi is the Agasthiyar Malai , which is a mountain peak that is part of the Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve. The peak is named after the sage Agastya, who is considered to be the father of Tamil language and medicine. The peak is also a pilgrimage site for Hindus, as it is believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The trek to the peak is about 28 km long, and takes about two days to complete.

2. Shopping

Tenkasi is a great place to shop for some of the unique and traditional products of Tamil Nadu, such as sarees, handicrafts, spices, etc. The most famous and sought-after product in Tenkasi is the Tenkasi Pattu Saree , which is a silk saree that is handwoven by the local weavers.

Tenkasi is a heaven for foodies, as it offers some of the most delicious and diverse cuisines in Tamil Nadu, ranging from vegetarian to non-vegetarian, from spicy to sweet, from traditional to modern. The most famous and must-try cuisine in Tenkasi is the Tenkasi Halwa , which is a sweet dish made of wheat, ghee, sugar, and nuts.

How to Reach Tenkasi

Tenkasi is well-connected by road, rail, and air, and can be easily reached from various parts of the country. Here are some of the best ways to reach Tenkasi:

The nearest airport to Tenkasi is the Tuticorin Airport , which is located about 110 km from the town. The airport has regular flights from major cities such as Chennai, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, etc.

The nearest railway station to Tenkasi is the Tenkasi Junction Railway Station , which is located in the town itself. The station has regular trains from major cities such as Chennai, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Mumbai, Delhi, etc. You can book your train tickets online or through a reservation counter, and check the availability and status of different trains. The train duration from Chennai to Tenkasi is about 10 hours, and the fare is around Rs. 500.

The nearest bus stand to Tenkasi is the Tenkasi Bus Stand, which is located in the town itself. The bus stand has regular buses from major cities such as Chennai, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Madurai, etc. You can book your bus tickets online or through a travel agent, and choose from different types of buses, such as AC, non-AC, sleeper, semi-sleeper, etc. The bus duration from Chennai to Tenkasi is about 12 hours, and the fare is around Rs. 800.

Best Time to Visit Tenkasi

Tenkasi can be visited throughout the year, as it has a pleasant and moderate climate, with an average temperature of 25 degrees Celsius.

Winter (December to February) is the best time to visit Tenkasi, as the weather is cool and dry, with an average temperature of 20 degrees Celsius. This is the ideal time to enjoy the sightseeing, trekking, and shopping in Tenkasi, as the sky is clear and the air is fresh. This is also the best time to visit the waterfalls, as the water flow is moderate and the scenery is stunning.

Tenkasi is a hidden gem in the Western Ghats, that offers a perfect blend of nature, culture, and spirituality. It is a place where you can experience the best of Tamil Nadu, with its waterfalls, temples, dargah, sarees, handicrafts, spices, halwa, biryani, idli, dosa, parotta, pongal, and more. It is a place where you can relax, explore, and enjoy, with your family, friends, or partner. It is a place where you can create some unforgettable memories and stories, that will last a lifetime.

So, what are you waiting for? Book your tickets, pack your bags, and head to Tenkasi, the hidden gem in the Western Ghats.

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Tenkasi, a town in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu, is famous for its temples and waterfalls. Surrounded by the Western Ghats on three sides, it is a perfect getaway for being close to nature and spirituality. You can check out the list of places to visit in Tenkasi to plan your trip. The calm surroundings will let you rejuvenate from the hustle and bustle of your mundane life and transfer you into serenity.

Places To Visit In Tenkasi

Tenkasi, the new district that separated from Tirunelveli in 2019, served as the capital of the Pandya dynasty during their reign. Here is a list of the best places to visit in Tenkasi:

1. Courtallam Old Falls

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Courtallam, a town situated on the Western Ghats of the Tenkasi district of Tamil Nadu, is titled ‘Spa of South India.’ It has a total of nine falls, one of which is the Old Falls, also known as Pazhaya Courtallam. Since it attracts fewer tourists compared to the other falls, one can take time to witness the exhilarating views and rejuvenate under the falls. Cascading from the curvy stair-stepping rocks, one can experience a natural back massage while standing under the falls. A man-made pool between the upper and lower falls is meant for swimming. One of the best places to visit in Tenkasi, people of all ages enjoy this scenic spot.

Transportation options: Auto, cab Distance: 11 km from Tenkasi New Bus Stand Timings: sunrise to sunset

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2. Kasi Viswanathar Temple

It is fantastically scenic

Built in Dravidian style by Parakrama Pandyan, Kasi Viswanathar Temple is one of the most-explored places to visit in Tenkasi. Also known as Ulagamman Temple, it is dedicated to Kasi Viswanathar, the self-incarnated form of Lord Shiva (swayambu), whose consort is Ulagamman. The temple titled ‘Kasi of South’ has three shrines- Siva, Amman, and Murugan. It houses stone pillars that produce sounds when tapped with fingers, sculptures, and twin statues of Veerabhadra, Rathi-Manmatha, Nataraja, and idols of Kali Devi and Thirumal. As per beliefs, the worship in this temple is equivalent to that of the main temple in Kasi.

Transportation options: Cab, auto Distance: 1.9 km from Tenkasi New Bus Stand Timings: 6 am to 12 pm, 4 pm to 9 pm

3. Gundar Dam

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Constructed in 1983, Gundar Dam used to cater to the irrigation requirements of the Thirunelveli district. Located at the foot of the Western Ghats, Gundar Dam is situated in Sengottai. Earlier, it was only visited by locals but now the tourists also make it a point to stop by here. Gundar Dam and the park is a perfect picnic spot with a scenic location, lush greenery, and enchanting views.

Transportation options: Auto, cab Distance: 13.7 km from Tenkasi Timings: 24/7

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4. Thirumalai Kovil

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Located in Panpoli, Thirumalai Kovil is a Murugan Temple situated at a height of 400 m on a small hill. The idol of Lord Murugan, also known as Thirumalai Kumaraswamy or Thirumalai Murugan, resides inside the temple in a standing posture with four hands. 625 steps lead the way to the temple with a small idol of Lord Ganesha at the main entrance. Another way to reach the temple is by road, which takes you directly to the temple’s entrance. Thai Pusam festival is celebrated in January and February at this temple with great enthusiasm. Surrounded by the Western Ghats at the border of Kerala, this temple is among the best tourist places near Tenkasi.

Transportation options: Bus, Cab Distance: 14 km from Tenkasi Timings: 6 am to 1 pm, 5 pm to 8:30 pm

5. Thirukutralanathar Temple

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Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Thirukutralanathar Temple represents one of the Pancha (five) Sabhas of Lord Nataraja, known as Chitra Sabha, and the sixth of the Thevara Sthalam of the Pandya Kingdom of Tamil Nadu. As per the Puranas, the temple was originally a Vaishnava temple and the Vishnu shrine was converted into a Shiva lingam by Sage Agasthya. The temple houses idols of Lord Shiva worshipped as Kutralanathar and his consort, Goddess Parvati as Kuzhalvoi Mozhiamman. Additionally, there are idols of Lord Ganesha and Lord Murugan, and separate shrines for Kasi Vishwanathar, Lord Vishnu, Navgrahas, Kasi Visalakshi, Tenkasi Vishwanathar, Adi Parashakti, and Nellaiyappar Gandhimathi Ambal.

Transportation options: Cab, bus Distance: 14 km from Tenkasi Bus Stand Timings: 6 am to 12 noon, 4;30 pm to 8 pm

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How To Reach Tenkasi?

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There are three ways to reach Tenkasi. Here is a detailed description of the same:

Trivandrum International Airport, located in Thiruvananthapuram, is 116 km away from Tenkasi. You can board a bus or take a taxi to reach your destination in Tenkasi.

Tenkasi Junction Railway Station is approximately 2 km away from Tenkasi district. Depending on the days of their run, 30 trains pass by this station. If your train doesn’t stop by Tenkasi Junction Railway Station, the major railway station is Trivandrum Central Station, which is 109 km away from Tenkasi. After that, you can take a cab or board a bus to Tenkasi.

Tamil Nadu State Road Transport Corporation (TNSRTC) and some private travels operate bus services to Tenkasi from Nagercoil, Tirunelveli, Keeriparai, Thuckalay, Puliyangudi, and other locations. You can also travel by cab/taxi as Tenkasi has great road connectivity from many areas.

Best Time To Visit Tenkasi

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The ideal time to visit Tenkasi is from July to October as the weather is suitable for sightseeing. Tenkasi, being a temple town, is also visited by tourists during festivals.

Winter Season

Tenkasi experiences cool weather during the winter season, starting from December and lasting till February. Pongal is the main festival of Tamil Nadu, celebrated in January. It is the best time to explore Tenkasi, as the festive ambiance is in its great fervor.

Summer Season

Tenkasi tourism is not at its peak during the summer season, i.e. from March to May, resulting in low accommodation rates. Tourists avoid a trip here as the weather is scorching hot. April 14 marks the beginning of a new year for Tamils, also celebrated as Tamil Nadu Day, and some people prefer to visit Tenkasi during this time to witness the festival.

Rainy Season

June to September marks the rainy season in Tenkasi. The town receives average rainfall. The region expresses its green splendor after the rain shower and the waterfalls appear enchanting to witness. The visitors can also experience the celebrations of Ganesh Chaturthi between August and September.

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Now that you have the best options of places to visit in Tenkasi, do add it to your bucket list. From visiting the ancient temples to enjoying a picnic near the waterfalls, you can indulge in several cheerful experiences here. Check out the best Tamil Nadu trip packages on TravelTriangle for a hassle-free vacation. Moreover, these packages can be customized according to your requirements.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Places to visit in Tenkasi

What are the best places to visit in Tenkasi?

The best places to visit in Tenkasi include Courtallam Old Falls, Kasi Viswanathar Temple, Gundar Dam, Thirumalai Kovil, and Thirukutralanathar Temple.

What is famous about Tenkasi?

Tenkasi, a town in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu, is famous for its temples and waterfalls.

What is the best time to visit Tenkasi?

The best time to visit Tenkasi is from July to October. Apart from that, tourists tend to visit Tenkasi during the festive season in Tamil Nadu.

What are the places to visit near Tenkasi?

The best places to visit near Tenkasi include Nellaiyappar Temple, Agasthiyar Falls, Papanasam Temple, Karuppanadhi Dam, and Palaruvi Waterfalls.

What are the best accommodations in Tenkasi?

Some of the top accommodations in Tenkasi include- 1. ASP Cottage 2. Thenmala Heritage 3. WESTN Resorts 4. Laughing Waters Fine Stay 5. The Pothigai Palace

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Nestled in the southern region of Tamil Nadu, Tenkasi is a captivating destination embraced by the majestic Western Ghats, boasting a plethora of natural beauty and scenic wonders that leave tourists worldwide entranced. Surrounded by lush landscapes, glistening waterfalls, and meandering rivers, the city's visual allure is simply breathtaking.

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Belonging to the newly formed Tenkasi district, which branched out from Tirunelveli, this region is nourished by the bountiful Chittar and Anumanadhi rivers, fostering flourishing agriculture. Often referred to as the "Kasi of the South" Tenkasi dates back to the 13th century. The Kasi Vishwanathar Temple stands as a testament to its ancient history, housing inscriptions from 1384, during the reign of Vira Pandiya. These inscriptions document generous donations made to Brahmanas for the recitation of Vedas and Puranas in the temple.

Tenkasi is renowned for its unique blend of cultural elements and serene landscapes. Among its notable attractions are the Courtallam waterfalls, where visitors seeking rejuvenation and Ayurvedic treatments can immerse themselves in the healing waters of the Chittar River, infused with medicinal plants. Adjacent to Courtallam lies the enchanting Kutraleeshawara Temple, famous for one of the five sabhas performed by Lord Nataraja. Tamil poet Thirikooda Rasappa Kavirayar immortalized the beauty of Courtallam in his poem "Kutrala Kuravanji."

Adding to the city's allure is the ancient Kasi Vishwanatha Temple, a masterpiece of architectural brilliance that stands for over 500 years. The temple's main deity, Lord Shiva as Kasi Vishwanatha, draws devotees from all corners of the world, especially during the grand annual festival "Aadi Pooram." Another spiritual gem is the Sankaranarayan Temple in Sankarankovil, where Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva are revered as Lord Sankaranarayan during the popular 'Aadi Thabasu' festival.

Aside from its religious and natural wonders, Tenkasi boasts the Paapanaasam Dam and tempts taste buds with the mouthwatering local delicacy, Tenkasi parotta.

Undoubtedly, Tenkasi is a hidden gem, waiting to be explored, and offers an abundance of wonders to discover. One visit may not suffice to experience all the beauty and surprises this enchanting town holds. Regardless of how well-traveled one may be, Tenkasi will leave a lasting sense of wonder and an insatiable desire to uncover more of its magical treasures. Its invitation to witness its many gifts and immerse oneself in its captivating charm is an opportunity not to be missed.

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Chennai: Visitors to the tourist spots in the Western Ghats and in the other districts that are expected to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall till Friday are advised to refrain from making their planned pleasure trips or make extra precautionary arrangements to protect them from nature’s fury that might even cause flash floods in those rainy days.

Among the districts that are marked to be in the danger zone are Theni, Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Kanyakumari, Virudhunagar, Madurai, Dindigul, Tiruppur, Coimbatore and Sivaganga according to a warning issued by the State government on Wednesday.

While the State witnessed an extraordinary heat wave sweeping through it in the past one month when even salubrious hill stations recorded high temperatures, the mercury level dropped in many places in the last one week as intermittent showers cooled down the entire State. Now the State is poised for heavy rains, necessitating a plethora of measures by the government to avert disasters.

Short messages warning the people of a rain and flood threat have been sent to 4.05 crore mobile phones in the districts of Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Tenkasi, Dindigul, Coimbatore, Niligiris, Virudhunagar and Theni from May 18 to 20 under the Common Alert Protocol and 269 personnel of the State Disaster Response Force have been deployed in various places.

The State fisheries department has warned fishermen against venturing into the sea as heavy winds lashing at speeds between 45 to 65 kilometres per hour were expected and tourist spots located in the coastal belt have been put on high alert and visitors told to take precautions to protect themselves from the heavy downpour.

However, the State recorded only 11.47 cm of summer showers, which was 9 per cent less than the usual downpour, between March 1 and May 21, while the average rainfall on Wednesday was 0.9 cm with Kanyakumari district receiving 3.75 cm and 11 other rain recording stations receiving heavy rains.

In Ranipet, one person died due to lightning strike in the 24 hours ending Wednesday morning with 12 rain-related deaths occurring between May 16 and 21. Apart from that, 19 heads of cattle were killed and 55 houses were damaged by the rains in the 24 hours.

However, there were no evacuation of people in the last few days and hence no relief camps were set up though the disaster management machinery has been put on high alert and round the clock emergency warning centres have become operational.

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Tamil Nadu: Nilgiris urges tourists to postpone plans amidst flash flood tragedy

Following torrential rains, Nilgiris district advises postponing travel. India Meteorological Department issues 'orange alert' for very heavy rain from May 18-20. In Tenkasi district, heavy downpour c...

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A 16-year-old boy died after being washed away in flash floods that hit the Old Courtallam Waterfalls in Tamil Nadu's Tenkasi district on Friday. The incident happened in the evening when several people were bathing in the waterfall. The flash floods took them by surprise after water began to gush out as the level of the waterfall rose.

A search operation was launched to find the missing teenager. A few hours later, his body was recovered from between rocks, a few metres away from the waterfall.

The teenager had gone to the waterfall with his relatives to take a dip.

Visuals showed people running out of the waterfall frantically as its level began swelling.

Following the incident, senior officials from the Tenkasi district administration went to the spot to take cognisance of the situation. The administration has also cordoned off entry to the waterfall following heavy rainfall in and around the region.

Meanwhile, the torrential downpour in the Nilgiris on Friday prompted the district administration to ask tourists to delay their holiday plans till May 20. They said very heavy rainfall is on the cards between May 18 and 20 and asked people to "avoid" visiting the hilly tourist destination during this period, news agency PTI reported.

District Collector M Aruna said the  India Meteorological Department has issued an 'orange alert' forecast.

Around 3,500 disaster response personnel and required equipment have been kept on standby. Nearly 250 temporary shelters have also been kept ready and people have also been asked to stay indoors.

Meanwhile, the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC), Chennai, has predicted more showers in Tamil Nadu, Karaikal and Puducherry during the next five days. The bulletin said that heavy to very heavy rain is likely in Tenkasi, Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Kanyakumari, Ramanathapuram, Madurai, and Thoothukudi, among other districts.

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  1. 17 Top Tourist Places to Visit in Tenkasi

    Pilgrimage. #2 of 17 Places to Visit in Tenkasi. At a distance of 1.5 km from Tenkasi Bus Station, 5 km from Courtallam, and 55 km from Tirunelveli, Sri Kasi Viswanathar Temple is a sacred Hindu shrine located in the town of Tenkasi. It is one of the popular Tenkasi places to visit, and among the significant pilgrimage sites near Madurai.

  2. Tenkasi

    Located amidst the splendid Western Ghats, Tenkasi is a quaint destination that attracts tourists from far and wide. Toll Free No: 1800-425-31111. tamilnadu-tourism. Destinations ... Part 7 of an Outlook special on unexplored tourist spots in Tamil Nadu. 1 year ago . #TamilnaduTourism. Check out the world know your way of experiencing Tamil ...

  3. 18 Top Tourist Places in Tenkasi

    Tenkasi, the second largest town in the Thirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu, is one of the most popular tourist places to visit in the state. Located 56 kilometres from Tirunelveli, 100 kilometres from Kollam, 109 kilometres from Trivandrum, 132 kilometres from Kanyakumari, and 160 kilometres from Madurai, Tenkasi is famous for ancient temples and waterfalls.

  4. THE 5 BEST Places to Visit in Tenkasi (UPDATED 2024)

    2. Sri Tenkasi Kasi Viswanathar Temple. 80. Religious Sites. By sudd2020. A must visit if you visit the area.Large an ancient temple restores in the 1980s to 90s. 3. Shenkottai Bus Stand. Bus Services.

  5. Things to Do in Tenkasi, India

    A must visit if you visit the area.Large an ancient temple restores in the 1980s to 90s. 3. Shenkottai Bus Stand. Bus Services. 4. Tenkasi New Bus Stand. Bus Services. 5. Thrill Park.

  6. TOURIST PLACES TO VISIT & TRAVEL GUIDE TO TENKASI

    Karuppanadhi Dam. Backwaters. #9 of 17 Places to Visit in Tenkasi. At a distance of 27 km from Tenkasi, the Karuppanadhi Dam is an earthen dam located at Chokkampatti, in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the important dams in Tamilnadu, and among the top tourist places near Tenkasi.

  7. Tenkasi Tourism (2024)

    Tenkasi is the second largest town of the Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu on the Madurai - Kollam highway. Amidst the Western Ghats, River Chittar flows through this picturesque destination favoured amongst tourists. While this town is known for waterfalls and temples, it has been made famous for its Courtallam Falls and Kasi Viswanathar Temple.

  8. THE 5 BEST Things to Do in Tenkasi (Updated 2024)

    Shenkottai Bus Stand. Bus Services. 4. Tenkasi New Bus Stand. Bus Services. 5. Thrill Park. 4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours • Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Top Things to Do in Tenkasi, India: See Tripadvisor's 248 traveller reviews and photos of Tenkasi tourist attractions.

  9. The 5 Best Things to Do in Tenkasi

    Things to Do in Tenkasi, India: See Tripadvisor's 248 traveller reviews and photos of Tenkasi tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in May. We have reviews of the best places to see in Tenkasi. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.

  10. THE 5 BEST Tourist Spots in Tenkasi 2024: Things to Do ...

    Top Attractions in Tenkasi. Map. These rankings are informed by traveler reviews—we consider the quality, quantity, recency, consistency of reviews, and the number of page views over time. 1. Thirumalai Kovil. 37. Points of Interest & Landmarks. By sbalaji2016.

  11. Tenkasi: A Hidden Gem in the Western Ghats

    Tenkasi is a hidden gem in the Western Ghats, that offers a perfect blend of nature, culture, and spirituality. In this article, we will guide you through the best places to visit, things to do, how to reach, and when to visit Tenkasi. ... 💰 Budget: Varies based on activities and attractions, estimated around INR 5000-7000 per day. 👪 ...

  12. THE 5 BEST Things to Do in Tenkasi (Updated 2024)

    Top Attractions in Tenkasi. Map. See all. These rankings are informed by traveller reviews—we consider the quality, quantity, recency, consistency of reviews, and the number of page views over time. 1. Thirumalai Kovil. 37. Points of Interest & Landmarks. By sbalaji2016.

  13. THE 5 BEST Things to Do in Tenkasi (Updated 2023)

    Things to Do in Tenkasi, India: See Tripadvisor's 248 traveller reviews and photos of Tenkasi tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in October. We have reviews of the best places to see in Tenkasi. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.

  14. Tenkasi Tourism: All You Need to Know Before You Go (2024)

    14. Waterfalls. Venkatachalapathy Temple. 6. Points of Interest & Landmarks. Kappal Matha Church. 17. Churches & Cathedrals. Tenkasi Tourism: Tripadvisor has 248 reviews of Tenkasi Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Tenkasi Tourism resource.

  15. THE 5 BEST Things to Do in Tenkasi

    Top Attractions in Tenkasi. Map. See all. These rankings are informed by traveller reviews—we consider the quality, quantity, recency, consistency of reviews, and the number of page views over time. 1. Thirumalai Kovil. 37. Points of Interest & Landmarks. By sbalaji2016.

  16. Places To Visit In Tenkasi

    Tenkasi tourism is not at its peak during the summer season, i.e. from March to May, resulting in low accommodation rates. Tourists avoid a trip here as the weather is scorching hot. April 14 marks the beginning of a new year for Tamils, also celebrated as Tamil Nadu Day, and some people prefer to visit Tenkasi during this time to witness the ...

  17. Tenkasi District

    Nestled in the southern region of Tamil Nadu, Tenkasi is a captivating destination embraced by the majestic Western Ghats, boasting a plethora of natural beauty and scenic wonders that leave tourists worldwide entranced. Surrounded by lush landscapes, glistening waterfalls, and meandering rivers, the city's visual allure is simply breathtaking.

  18. Tourist Places

    It is believed that Kaviaramalai, a place ruled by feudal ruler of Sangam Age, Aiy Andiran is this place Saint…. Arulmigu Sankaranarayana Swamy Thirukkoil, Sankarankovil. Category Others. Lord Shiva, the paramount God of Saivism and Lord Vishnu, the Superior God of Vaishnavism conjoin together in a same…. Arulmigu Kutraalanatha Swamy ...

  19. THE 10 BEST Things to Do Near Tenkasi Station

    Tigar Falls Rd, Courtallam 627802 India. 5.7 km from Tenkasi Station. Palaruvi Falls. #3 of 44 things to do in Kollam. 140 reviews. Road to Palaruvi Waterfalls, Kollam 691309 India. 15.8 km from Tenkasi Station. Thirumalai Kovil. #2 of 5 things to do in Tenkasi.

  20. Tenkasi

    Tenkasi (Tamil: [t̪eŋɡaːsi]) is a town and headquarters of the Tenkasi district in Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Being one of the most significant spiritual and cultural places in South Tamilnadu,Tenkasi houses The Kutraleeshwarar temple (Chitra Sabha), one of the five sabhas of Lord Nataraja, an incarnation of Lord Shiva.

  21. Tenkasi, Tenkasi Temples, Tenkasi Waterfalls, Tenkasi Tourist Information

    Tenkasi (south kasi) is also famous for (saral) drizzling. May-August is a right time to enjoy the drizzling climate in Tenkasi. Beside all this tourist favorite Coutrallam water falls is near to that district. It is a famous health resort. Every year June to September we can enjoy the falls season.

  22. Heavy rains and flash floods forecast in TN

    Short messages warning the people of a rain and flood threat have been sent to 4.05 crore mobile phones in the districts of Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Tenkasi, Dindigul, Coimbatore, Niligiris ...

  23. Flood Alerts Over Kerala, Tamil Nadu Amid Intense Downpours on May 22

    Meanwhile, neighbouring Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal will also not be spared, with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall (64.5 mm-204.5 mm) predicted on May 22 and 23. The looming deluge ...

  24. Tamil Nadu: Nilgiris urges tourists to postpone plans amidst flash

    Following torrential rains, Nilgiris district advises postponing travel. India Meteorological Department issues 'orange alert' for very heavy rain from May 18-20. In Tenkasi district, heavy ...

  25. The 5 Best Things to Do in Tenkasi

    A must visit if you visit the area.Large an ancient temple restores in the 1980s to 90s. 3. Shenkottai Bus Stand. Bus Services. 4. Tenkasi New Bus Stand. Bus Services. 5. Thrill Park.

  26. Teen dies in flash floods in Tamil Nadu waterfall, body found ...

    A 16-year-old boy, who had gone to the Old Courtallam Waterfalls in Tamil Nadu's Tenkasi district with his relatives to take a dip, got swept away after flash floods hit on Friday. Later, his body ...

  27. THE 5 BEST Things to Do in Tenkasi

    Tenkasi Attractions. Top Things to Do in Tenkasi, India. Things to Do in Tenkasi. Tours near Tenkasi. Book these experiences to see what the area has to offer. Day trip to Kanyakumari beach and Padmanabhapuram palace. 7. Historical Tours. from . S$114. per adult (price varies by group size) Reserve. A Journey To The Southern Tip Of India. 4.

  28. Video: Sudden Flash Flood Hits TN's Old Coutrallam Waterfalls; Public

    A sudden flash flood hit the old Coutrallam waterfalls in Tamil Nadu's Tenkasi district on Friday. A video of the water, flowing with heavy force, also went viral on social media. Taking prompt ...

  29. Tamil Nadu Weather Advisory: Flash Floods In Tamil Nadu!

    In Tenkasi district, the rain caused flash floods at Old Courtallam waterfall due to which a 17-year-old boy lost his life. ... Nilgiris Postponed Tourist Plans Due To Flash Floods In Tamil Nadu! 20 best shopping in London 2024: A retailer's paradise! Top 11 Things To Do In Raichur: A Complete Guide For Travellers. Exploring Photography Spots ...