Thousands of wildlife and nature lovers flock every year to Mayura Thottam just to feast their eyes on the contemporary beauty of nature and its compelling creatures. Sprawled over 55 acres of rambling land, the garden about 24 km northwest of Tuticorin and is an abode of more than 200 peacocks, which are indeed the star attraction of Mayura Thottam. Since the garden is known for housing peacocks thus the name Mayura Thottam comes. Not just this, the vegetation of the garden is brimmed with coconut and guava groves, and hence, making it one of the must-go attraction in Tamil Nadu. For the information, the attraction is registered with Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation (TTDC) under the bed and breakfast (B&B) scheme so that tourist can relish their holiday time at Mayura Thottam to its full. At a time, the place can accommodate around 50 tourists. In order to make the most out of your Tamil Nadu vacation, a visit to Mayura Thottam is a must.
Best Time to Visit
October and November are the best months to visit Mayura Thottam as during these months you’ll be lucky to see the peacocks unfurling their feather and tapping their feet in the rain, which indeed the most surreal sight one can get to see.
Where to Stay?
Since the Mayura Thottam is in collaboration with TTDC, and thus it also provides accommodation for up to 50 tourists under the B&B scheme. However, Tuticorin (24 km) also served as the nearby accommodation option from Mayura Thottam. The city has a plethora of hotels and resorts of all categories.