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Thoothukudi to Kanyakumari By Road

Kanyakumari is located at the southernmost tip of our nation, which itself makes it a must visit for everyone. A lot of people visit this place not only for its majestic hills but also for the beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Its beauty lies in the fact that on certain occasions one can see sunset and moonrise at the same time. If a place is so worth visiting, then you must visit the same on the first opportunity you get. It is located very nearly to Thoothukudi only at a mere distance of about 124 Km, which makes it a must visit once you are in Thoothukudi. Thiruvalluvar Statue and Vivekanand Rock Memorial both are among the most famous destinations of not only Kanyakumari or Tamil Nadu, but also of India. Various other places are also located in this small city to visit.

Thoothukudi to Kanyakumari Distance in kilometres: 124 km
Estimated time of journey: 2 hours 2 minutes
Estimated fuel cost: Approx. Rs.690 (15 kmpl mileage, Rs. 83/L petrol)
Thoothukudi to Kanyakumari by Road

Detailed Driving Directions From Thoothukudi to Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

Driving directions from Thoothukudi to Kanyakumari are listed here for the convenience of all the tourists:

  1. Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu
  2. Head north-west on VOC Rd
  3. Pass by Rathna Softnet Technology (on the left)  170 m / 12 s
  4. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Thoothukudi-Tiruchendur Rd/Thoothukudi-Tiruchendur-Kanyakumari Rd 19 m / 29 s
  5. Follow Thoothukudi-Tiruchendur Rd/Thoothukudi-Tiruchendur-Kanyakumari Rd to Thoothukudi-Tiruchendur-Kanyakumari Rd in Anjugramam 113 km / 1 h 48 min
  6. Follow Thoothukudi-Tiruchendur-Kanyakumari Rd to NH 7 inKanyakumari 10.6 km / 14 min
  7. Turn left to stay on Thoothukudi-Tiruchendur-Kanyakumari Rd - Pass by Variyoor 4way Jn (on the right in 3.1 km 7.8 km
  8. Turn right to stay on Thoothukudi-Tiruchendur-Kanyakumari Rd 400 m
  9. Turn right to stay on Thoothukudi-Tiruchendur-Kanyakumari Rd 12 m
  10. Turn right onto Salem - Kochi - Kanyakumari Hwy/Thoothukudi-Tiruchendur-Kanyakumari Rd 8 m
  11. Take the 1st left toward NH 7 30 m
  12. Turn left onto NH 7
  13. Pass by Carmel Matha Higher Secondary School (on the right in 1.8 km) 2.3 km
  14. Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

Thoothukudi to Kanyakumari by Road - Places of Interest

What is the fun in any trip, if you just get to see one place? That’s why I have listed all the tourist destinations located between Thoothukudi and Kanyakumari:
  • Manapad, Tuticorin
  • Tuticorin Port, Tuticorin
  • The Basilica of a Lady of Snows, Tuticorin
  • Paniya Matha Church, Tuticorin
  • Athichanallur, Tuticorin
  • Kattabomman Memorial Fort, Tuticorin
  • Kalakadu Wildlife Sanctuary, Tuticorin
  • Mundanthurai Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Tiruchendur Temple, Tuticorin
  • Sri Vaikuntam Temple, Tuticorin
  • Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kanyakumari
  • Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, Kanyakumari
  • Tiruchendur Temple, Kanyakumari
  • Sothavilai Beach, Kanyakumari
  • Thiruvalluvar Statue, Kanyakumari
  • Bhagavathy Amman, Kanyakumari
  • Padmanabhapuram Palace, Kanyakumari
  • Kanyakumari Beach, Kanyakumari
  • Thirparappu Falls, Kanyakumari
  • Vattakottai Fort, Kanyakumari

Restaurants Between Thoothukudi and Kanyakumari

Although the trip between the two cities is of very small time, still here is the list of restaurants in case of any emergency related to the food or for having fun with your co-passangers:

  • Annapurna Restaurant, No 9/2, Inside Soma Hotel, Perumal Kovil Street, Melur Tuticorin, Thoothukudi - 628002
  • Gowrishankar Restaurant No 54, Inside Chitra Hotel, Gin Factory Road, Melur Tuticorin, Thoothukudi
  • Le Prashan Restaurant, No 264 Hotel Jony International, Near Charles Theatre Shanmugapuram, V E Road, Tuticorin Ho, Thoothukudi - 628001
  • Anjappar Chettinad A/C Restaurant No 176 A, Opposite To Rajaji Park, Palai Road, Tuticorin, Thoothukudi - 628002
  • Hotel Sebaa Palace, No2/19,south car street, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
  • Sea View Restaurant,  Hotel Sea View, East Car Street, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
  • Land’s End, 6/112 B, Beach Road, Near Sunset point, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
  • Triveni Restaurant, Inside Triveni Tourist Home, Main Road, Kanyakumari, Kanyakumari - 629702

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