Questions tagged [tamil-nadu]

A South Indian state. Bordered by Pondicherry, Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh. And has Indian Ocean in the south. Major cities are Chennai(capital), Coimbatore and Madurai.

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Bangalore to Tiruvannamalai : Even, asphalt road

I am planning a drive (hatchback) from Bangalore to Tiruvannamalai in the first week of coming month I understand that there are alternative routes available (listed) but have been in a state of ...
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To travel 30 km from India to Sri Lanka, do I really have to take a 1500 km, 20 hour detour?

I'm in Tamil Nadu, India. Let's say I go to the area around Rameswaram, India, and that after that I want to visit the area around Mannar Island, Sri Lanka. Getting a visa for Sri Lanka is done very ...
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Safety of a southern Sri Lankan in Tamil Nadu

It has been one of my lifelong dreams to visit the Pamban Bridge in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu. Can anyone in Tamil Nadu elaborate on the safety of a Sri Lankan in Tamil Nadu. I know there is a travel ...
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How to go boating on Pichavaram lake?

I want to go to boating on Pichavaram lake located in Tamilnadu,India. Are there any boating services available in this area? Please provide information about the fare for boats and timings.
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Fares and timings for boating in Kanyakumari

I have a plan to visit Kanyakumari in Tamilnadu,India and go boating on the seas there. I want to know about the boating services available in the locality. Any information on timings and fare of ...
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How to get a State Visitor Permit for a rented self-drive car in India?

I am planning to travel from Bangalore, Karnataka to Hogenakkal, Tamil Nadu. I am going to book a self-drive car with Karnataka Registration. A permit is necessary to enter the Tamil Nadu State. ...
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Land route from Chennai, Tamil Nadu to Amritsar, Punjab in India

Is there a well known backpackers' overland route between Chennai, Tamil Nadu to Amritsar, Punjab? Touching up on Agra and Varanasi in between, if possible. Preferably by bus and/or trains. I'm up to ...
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Bus or taxi from Coonor (or Ooty) to Coimbatore?

On 23rd Dec, I (and 2 friends) will be starting from Ooty (Udagamandalam) and need to reach Coimbatore Train station before 15:00 (from where there is a train at 15:25 to Chennai - Booked). Now there ...