Udankudi is a town in Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu. It was once famous for betel leaves. The town derived its name from two Tamil words Udai meaning thorny firewood and the Kudi meaning village. The town has a cultural background where Hindus, Christian and Muslims live in harmony. The city is well known for the historic temples and churches. It is also well known for the power project that is coming up there.
The Volvo buses of redBus are so comfortable to travel in that you will not feel that you have travelled such a long distance from Chennai to Udankudi
or from any other place in Tamil Nadu. You can travel by redBus to Udankudi from Chennai, Nawa, Coimbatore or Rajampet. You will have a hassle free and enjoyable ride. The tickets of this bus service can be booked prior to your travel. The best part is that without paying any additional cost you can book the tickets online mentioning your date of journey.
There are various places in and around Udankudi that you can visit travelling by redBus buses. You can visit Manapad a coastal village and enjoy the natural beauty along with historical relics of St. Francis Xavier in the various churches around. You can also go to Kulasekarapatnam and visit the 300 years old Mutharamman temple. Megnanapuram a place nearby can also be visited and the Church Festival enjoyed. So, not wasting any time you should book your ticket to Udankudi and enjoy.