This part of India is much-loved by travelers from all over the world. To see why, rent a car and discover the other places in the vicinity of Tirunelveli. Kizha Ambur, is 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east, and Kadambur can be found 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest.
Organize some transportation and spend half a day in Thiruvananthapuram, a major city for the region, located some 55 miles (89 kilometers) from Tirunelveli. This regional center has a wide range of tourist attractions, including Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, Napier Museum and Padmanabhapuram Palace. Vizhinjam Beach, Kovalam Beach and Lighthouse Beach are also good places to spend a little time.
No matter what your spiritual beliefs, you're sure to find a little enlightenment at Tamil Nadu's temples and other places of worship. To learn a little about the local culture, head to Tamil Nadu's history museums and palaces.
Take your own equipment or rent the gear locally, and discover the local water activities. Boating is one option. Another option is wind surfing.
Get an understanding of the various cuisines in India by tasting local food and beverages. You'll discover lentils and spices are commonly used ingredients in local foods. Masala dosa (thin crepe with dips) and sambar (lentil and vegetable stew) are popular with both visitors and residents. Shahi tukda (bread pudding) is a good way to finish any Tamil Nadu meal.
When it's finally time to bid goodbye to Tirunelveli, head to the nearest major airport located in Thiruvananthapuram, 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the west.