5 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

5 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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5 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

Chennai (Madras)
Fly:  1​h 45​min
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  3​h
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
train + taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
Chennai (Madras)

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Meenakshi Temple.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Madurai vacation trip planner.

Chennai (Madras) to Madurai is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Rameswaram.

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Sri Meenakshi Temple ©
Sri Meenakshi Temple
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum

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Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 29th (Fri), snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, take in the views from Pamban bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ramanathaswamy Temple, then stroll through Dhanushkodi Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rameswaram tour planner.

Getting from Madurai to Rameswaram by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kanyakumari.

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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge
Ramanathaswamy Temple ©
Ramanathaswamy Temple

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Kanyakumari

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 30th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, make a trip to Sunset View Point, and then kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach.

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Getting from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Kanyakumari, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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