5 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Munnar Itinerary

5 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Munnar Itinerary

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5 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Munnar Itinerary

Bengaluru
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  3​h
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Munnar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Bengaluru

1
day
Madurai

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Meenakshi Temple, and then indulge your taste buds at Prema Vilas.

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Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rameswaram.

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Historic Sites
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Sri Meenakshi Temple ©
Sri Meenakshi Temple
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

1
day
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stroll through Dhanushkodi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rameshwara Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ramanathaswamy Temple.

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You can take a train from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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Rameshwara Temple
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Ramanathaswamy Temple ©
Ramanathaswamy Temple

2
days
Munnar

Munnar ©
Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
On the 10th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Tea Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and finally take some stellar pictures from Top Station.

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You can drive from Rameswaram to Munnar in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

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Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens

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