Perambalur District, Tamil Nadu

Perambalur district with Headquarters at Perambalur consists of one Revenue Division of Perambalur and four Taluks of Perambalur, Kunnam, Veppanthattai and Alathur. It is bounded on the North by Cuddalore and Salem Districts, South by Tiruchirappalli, East by Ariyalur District, West by Tiruchirappalli and Salem Districts.

Location: Perambalur, Tamil Nadu, India
Weather: Typically hot and dry, with summer temperatures reaching up to 40°C. Monsoon season from October to December.
Pincode: 621212 (for Perambalur town)

Taluk List:

  • Perambalur,
  • Veppanthattai,
  • Alathur


Try Chettinad cuisine with dishes like Chettinad Chicken, Kuzhi Paniyaram, and spicy curries.

Tourist Places:

  1. Siruvachur Sri Mahalakshmi Temple – Visit for divine blessings and ancient architecture. Best time: October to March.
  2. Perambalur Fort – Explore historical ruins dating back to the Vijayanagara period. Best time: November to February.
  3. Selva Vinayagar Temple – Seek blessings and witness the grand Ganesha Chaturthi festival. Best time: August to September.
  4. Ariyalur Jain Temple – Experience serenity and marvel at intricate carvings. Best time: October to February.
  5. Veppanthattai Bird Sanctuary – Birdwatching haven, visit during winter for migratory birds. Best time: November to February.

Things to Do:

  1. Explore ancient temples and appreciate the intricate craftsmanship.
  2. Attend local festivals and experience the vibrant culture.
  3. Birdwatching at the Veppanthattai Bird Sanctuary.
  4. Enjoy authentic Chettinad cuisine at local eateries.
  5. Stroll through the Perambalur Fort and learn about its history.

Best Time to Visit:

October to March is the best time to visit Perambalur, as the weather is more pleasant, and the monsoon rains have subsided. The temperature during these months is relatively cooler, making it ideal for sightseeing and outdoor activities.

Note: Telephone code for Perambalur and nearby areas can vary. Please check with local authorities or telecom providers for the most up-to-date information.