Srirangam is an island and a zone in the city of Trichirapalli (also known as Trichinopoly or Trichy) in Tamil Nadu, South India. Sirrangam is bounded by the Kaveri river (also known as Cauvery river) on one side and the Kaveri distributary Kollidam(Coleroon) on the other side. Srirangam has a thriving economy based on tourism. Tourists come from all around India and abroad.
Climate: The climate of Trichy and Srirangam is Tropical climate and that is why there is no major swing in temperature between summer and winter. Summer: Max. 37.1 °Centigrade Min. 26.4 ° Centigrade: Winter- Max. 31.3 ° Centigrade Min. 20.6 ° Centigrade: Rainfall: 835 mm
By Train: Srirangam has a railway station that can be reached from Chennai through any of the major trains travelling in the Chennai – Kanyakumari railway track and the approximate journey time from Chennai is about 5 hours (320 km). The Tiruchirappalli fort and Trichy junction which are the distance of 2 km and 8 km serves as connection point to most places in South India. It also connects to some places to north India like Howrah, Delhi and Kashmir.
By Bus: Trichy Central bus stand has direct services to most parts of Tamil Nadu. From the bus stand, tourists can avail local buses, taxi and auto rickshaw to reach Srirangam. City Bus service to all places of tourist interest from Central Bus Stand and from Chinthamani -Main Guard Gate Bus Stand (Both in Trichy). Route No. 1 of the City bus service plies between Srirangam and Central bus stand. This route starts from Trichy Central Bus Stand and goes via Trichy Junction Railway Station, Palakkarai Rettai pillaiyar Kovil Street, Main Guard Gate, Chatram Bus Stand, Cauvery River Bridge, Mambazha salai, Thiruvanaikkovil and ends at Srirangam Bus Stand. Frequency is one bus every 5 minutes and there are late night trips also one every hour or so.