5 days in Kanyakumari, Madurai & Kodaikanal Itinerary

5 days in Kanyakumari, Madurai & Kodaikanal Itinerary

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5 days in Kanyakumari, Madurai & Kodaikanal Itinerary

Rameswaram
Drive:  5​h
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Kodaikanal
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Coimbatore

1
day
Kanyakumari

Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
On the 19th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

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Rameswaram to Kanyakumari is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Madurai.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

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Thiruvalluvar Statue
Vivekananda Rock Memorial

few
hours
Madurai

One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
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Drive from Kanyakumari to Madurai in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 21st (Mon), you'll travel to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Madurai

Sightseeing Historic Sites Parks
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3
days
Kodaikanal

A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Kodaikanal is known for nature, sightseeing, parks, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Subrahmanya Temple (Kartikeya Temple), get great views at Pillar Rocks, and identify plant and animal life at Mannavanur Lake.

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Drive from Madurai to Kodaikanal in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Sightseeing
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Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest
Pillar Rocks

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