8 days in Madurai & Rameswaram Itinerary

8 days in Madurai & Rameswaram Itinerary

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8 days in Madurai & Rameswaram Itinerary

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  6​h
Madurai
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
bus + taxi + Fly:  11​h 30​min
Kolkata (Calcutta)

3
days
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.
Family-friendly places like Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine and Koodal Azhagar Temple will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Meenakshi Temple, examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and savor the flavors at Prema Vilas.

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Kolkata (Calcutta) to Madurai is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

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Sri Meenakshi Temple ©
Sri Meenakshi Temple
Pazhamudhir Solai ©
Pazhamudhir Solai
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

3
days
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Family-friendly places like Dhanushkodi Beach and Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ramanathaswamy Temple, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial, explore the activities along Agnitheertham, and meet the residents at Sea World Aquarium.

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Getting from Madurai to Rameswaram by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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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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