Swamithope is a small village located about 15 km from Nagercoil
, the district headquarters of Kanyakumari District
in Tamil Nadu
. This village has a famous temple of Ayya Vaikuntar (Thalamai Pathi). During the birthday of Ayya, which falls in the Tamil month of Maasi (March-April), thousands of devotees throng to this village. There is no accommodation available in the village and for travelers, it is advisable to stay at Nagarcoil. Buses are available (route numbers 34, 2, 1-D) from Nagercoil to Swamithope.
Nagarcoil Junction Railway Station
and Trivandrum International Airport
are the nearest railway station and airport respectively.