Karaikal located in the Karaikal district in the Union Territory of Puducherry is a complete tourist heaven. This beautiful little port city has all from ancient temples to sandy beaches, all wrapped up in an eclectic mix of Indian and French flavour, Since Karaikal was part of French India during the pre-independence period. Karaikal offers a complete holiday package and is the place to be to relax as well as enjoy. Some of the popular tourist attractions of Karaikal include Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple, Mastan Wali Dargah, karaikal Beach, Thirunallar Sri Dharberneeswarer and Saniswaran Temple, Panadaravadai near sethur and much more.
Karaikal is well served by the Puducherry Tourism (PRTC) and state transportation (SETC) buses which offer direct connectivity to Karaikal from the various regions of South India. These buses services are not only reliable but are regular and offer varied classes of buses to choose from, ranging from the AC Volvo buses to the NON AC Seater buses.Few of the popular bus routes to and from Karaikal include Karaikal to Chennai
, Karaikal to Madurai.Bus Bookings from Karaikal has become incredibly easy and hassle free with the advent of online ticket booking services like redBus.in and many others.
Pondicherry is one of the best cities to head to for an enjoyable weekend away from Karaikal. Other than that tourists and locals can also choose from the vast variety of destinations located in close proximity of the region like Tirupati, Mahabalipuram and many other regions.