Vaimedu is a beautiful hamlet in Tamil Nadu’s Nagapattinam district. Situated 353 km from Chennai, this coastal village is also known as Voimedu. Tirutturaippundi (15 km), Pattukkottai (21 km) and Thiruvarur (45 km) are its nearby towns.
Places to Stay
Vaimedu has no lodging facilities, except for a few home stays. However, budget hotels are available in Thiruvarur, 45 km away. A couple of them are Selvies Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 550 onwards) and Thilammai Inn (Tariff – Rs. 900 onwards).
Tamil is the official language of Vaimedu.
The festivals celebrated in this village are Pongal in January, Shivarathri in February/ March, Puthandu in April, Adi Perukku in August/September, Navarathri in September/October and Deepavali in October/November.
Places of Interest
There are numerous places of interest in and around Vaimedu. Some of them include Vedaranyam (18 km) known for its Shiva temple, Pattukkottai (21 km), Kodikkarai (28 km) and Muthupet (30 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport in the nearby district of Tiruchirappali is about 123 km from the village. Madurai airport that is 203 km away is another alternative.
Thanjavur railway station (77 km) is the major railhead connecting Vaimedu with several important cities. Tilaivilagam railway junction at 11 km is the nearest to the village.
Buses are available from Chennai, Tiruchirappali, Nagappatinam and Pattukkottai. Sri Bhagyalakshmi Travels is one of the top operators that cater to the needs of the passengers travelling in this direction. By booking bus tickets online you will save yourself a lot of headache.