Nalumavadi, a village in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi district, is an area where Hindus, Christians and Muslims co-exist peacefully. This locality got its name Nalumavadi meaning under the shadow of four mango trees. There are a number of mango groves in this area. Some of its nearby cities include Vadakkuvalliyur, Tiruchendur, Tirunelveli and Thoothukudi.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels available in Nalumavadi. Thoothukudi, which is 31 km away from this village, provides good budget hotels. Some of these are Sugam Hotel (Tariff – Rs.500), MGS Sri Kannan Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs.500), Guru Lodge (Tariff – Rs.600) and Alwin Hotel (Tariff – Rs.500).
The official language spoken in Nalumavadi is Tamil.
The most important festivals celebrated in Nalumavadi are Pongal in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Tamil New Year in April, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a few places of tourist attractions around Nalumavadi. These are in Kadambakulam (9 km), Perukulam (15 km), Theri Kaadu (11 km), Kayalpatnam Beach (14 km) and Tiruchendur (18 km) away from this village.
How to Get There
Tuticorin Airport is the nearest airport, located 32 km away from Nalumavadi.
There is no railway station in Nalumavadi. The nearest railway station, Kurumbur Railway Station, is 2 km away from this area.
Regular buses are available from nearby cities to this village. There are private bus operators such as KPN Travels and Thirumal Alaghu Travels that have daily bus trips from Chennai to Nalumavadi. There are several bus operators that have made booking bus tickets easier through their websites.