Located about 11 km north of Kulasekaram in Kanyakumari District, Pechiparai is a picturesque place known for a dam and lake. Pechiparai Dam is an ideal picnic spot built across the Kodayar river. Horticultural Research Station of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is also located here.
There is a little known waterfall near Pechiparai. The Ring Mountain or Modhiramalai is just 7 km from here, on the Kodaiyar Road. Thriparappu Waterfalls is 13 km away. Padmanabhapuram Palace and Suchindram are other nearby attractions.
Thiruvananthapuram and Nagercoil are around 43 km from Pechiparai. Kanyakumari is 75 km away. Kuzhithurai Railway Station is the nearest railhead. Major railhead nearby is Nagercoil Junction Railway Station. Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airport.