5 days in Madurai District Itinerary

5 days in Madurai District Itinerary

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5 days in Madurai District Itinerary

Chennai (Madras)
Fly:  3​h
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
Chennai (Madras)


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.
Madurai is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Meenakshi Temple, explore the historical opulence of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Madurai travel planner.

Chennai (Madras) to Madurai is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madurai

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Sri Meenakshi Temple ©
Sri Meenakshi Temple
Walking tours
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum