Kalikesam

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Kalikesam
kalikesam(keeriparai)
village
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kanyakumari
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Nearest city Nagercoil

Kalikesam, is a place in the Kanyakumari wild life sanctuaryKanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu, India which has the Very hot climate. There are many rubber plantations and nothing else to see. The Kali temple situated here.

How to Reach[edit]

This place is some 35 km from Nagercoil. There are buses from Nagercoil to this place but the frequency is low, and the buses may stop without notice. The best way to visit here is with your own transportation.

Facilities[edit]

Being a remote place which attract too much of crowd for drinking liquor and some illegal activities. There are no facilities available in this place. There is only one small shop which sells tea and biscuits.

If you are going from Kerala after Trivandrum City it is 85 km via road. After crossing the Kerala check post you have to take left from the highway for almost 35 km to reach this place. The roads are very bad throughout, be careful of the kids and cattle wandering in the road if you are driving. There is little mobile connectivity. So you can't call anybody if anything happens to you.

Access to Kalikesam temple is restricted and one needs to take permission from the Forest Officer, Nagercoil to enter the area.

Phone Numbers: DFO (+919445468537), Ranger (+919445468545)

DISTRICT FOREST OFFICER, KANYAKUMARI DIVISION, 175, COLLEGE ROAD, MUNICIPALITY CAMPUS, NAGERCOIL 629 001 Phone : 04652-232205