Tenkasi is a big town in Thirunelveli District of TamilNadu. It situated near the foothills of the Western Ghats. The famous Water Falls Coutrallam gains much popularity to the town. Tenkasi is noted for its Ulagamman Temple and its Shiva Temple. The Ulagamman temple was built by Parakrama Pandian, but was shattered by lightning. Sivanthi Adithan and others re-instated it. Now it was repainted by the same for new look.
Tenkasi (south kasi) is also famous for (saral) drizzling. May-August is a right time to enjoy the drizzling climate in Tenkasi.
Beside all this tourist favorite Coutrallam water falls is near to that district. It is a famous health resort. Every year June to September we can enjoy the falls season. It contains lot of herbs which are good for the health.