Neyveli Township has several interesting tourist spots around. The visitors can enjoy a lavish holiday or summer trip by staying in Neyveli. There are adequate facilities like transportation, boarding and lodging, multi cuisine restaurants, etc in this small township. With their visit to Neyveli, they can also engage themselves in nearby tourist spots. The distance to nearby localities is very short from Neyveli. As this city is located in the major part of South India, it remains as a favorite spot for worldwide tourists visiting India. Some of the popular tourist or excursion places near Neyveli are Pichavaram Mangrove Forest near Chidambaram, Sri Aurobindo Ashram and beach at Pondicherry, Vadalur, etc.
Pichavaram Mangrove Forest
Pichavaram is one of the beautiful and unique places situated near Neyveli. This place is popular for its Kilai backwater and thick and dense Pichavaram mangroves. You can indulge in exciting activities like trekking, beach volleyball and tennis, cricket and badminton, indoor games like carom, chess and table tennis, boat rides to the sea and through the mangrove, bird watching, etc. The visitors ensure to take a boat ride through the dense forests, which would definitely remain as a onetime thrilling experience in their life time. This place is highly comfortable and safe for children and families. There are also hotels located inside this small town.
Fast Facts of Pichavaram Mangrove Forest
Address: Arignar anna tourism complex, Pichavaram, Tamil Nadu - 608102 Phone Number: 91 9442591466, 04144-249399 Email: email@example.com Distance from Neyveli: 51kms Approximate time to reach: One hour in Taxi Hotels in Pichavaram Mangrove Forest: Hotel Saradham in Chidambaram
Sri Aurobindo Ashram
Sri Aurobindo Ashram is one of the popular and richest ashrams in India. Devotees from all over the world gather here for complete spiritual salvation. This well known ashram in Pondicherry can be reached by taxi or bus in just 1 hour 20 minutes from Neyveli. There are several facilities inside the ashram. It includes library, guest houses, and can reach to main building during the collective meditation period. The spiritual view followed in Sri Aurobindo Ashram mainly concentrates on a blend of modern science and yoga.
Fast Facts of Sri Aurobindo Ashram
Address: Marine Street, White town, Pondicherry – 6059002 Phone Number: 0413 2233604 Website: https://www.sriaurobindoashram.org/ Distance: 208kms Open: Between 8.00 A.M to 12.00 P. M and between 2.00 P.M to 6.00 P.M.
Pondicherry beach is very close to Neyveli. You can easily reach by bus or taxi in an hour. This beautiful clean beach is perfect for swimming, strolling and sunbath. The deep blue sea and the golden yellow sand attract a large number of tourists every year. Moreover, the slopes of this beach are safe and gentle for swimming and bathing. You can venture in adventurous sports like canoeing, sailing, boating and kayaking. There are several beach resorts in Pondicherry. They offer best tasty dishes and they are located very close to the beach. Some of the popular Pondicherry beach resorts are The Dune Resorts, Soorya Beach Resorts, Zest Big Beach Resort, etc. These resorts also offer excellent natural spa and salon services in your pocket price.
Yercaud and Kiliyur Waterfalls
Yercaud is a small hill station located in Salem District in South India. With just an approximate 3 hours drive from Neyveli you can reach Yercaud. Kiliyur waterfall is exactly 3 kilometres from the famous Yercaud Lake. This is a fabulous place for sightseeing and photography. You can spend an entire day shopping, boating, trekking and sightseeing there. This place is less expensive than other hill stations like Kodaikanal. Some of the famous sightseeing places in Yercaud are Lake, Pagoda Point, Kaveri Peak, Athur’s Seat, Shevaroyan temple, Kiliyur waterfalls, etc.
The Kiliyur waterfall is just 10 minutes that you can plan for an early morning shower here. This 300 metres waterfall is mainly from Yercaud Lake and other nearby hills (Shevaroy Hills) located under the Kiliyur valley. There are comfortable stay areas and hotels in this small valley. Hotel Park Plaza (Mamangam), Sterling Holidays (Ladies Seat Road), and Sri Durga Residency (Kuppanur - Yercaud Ghat Road) are some of the best hotel to stay and relax in Yercaud.