17 days in Kanyakumari & Rameswaram Itinerary

17 days in Kanyakumari & Rameswaram Itinerary

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17 days in Kanyakumari & Rameswaram Itinerary

Start: Kanyakumari
1
Kanyakumari
— 13 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Rameswaram
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Kanyakumari

13
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nagaraja Temple and Bhagavathy Amman Temple. Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil and Jain Temple Kanyakumari will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kanyakumari: Sri Vanamamalai Perumal Temple (in Nanguneri), Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary (in Koonthakulam) and Tirunelveli (Manimuthar And Papanasam Dams, Manimutharu Water Falls, & more). The adventure continues: get great views at Sunset View Point, kick back and relax at Sothavilai Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanyakumari Beach, and admire the sheer force of Tirparappu Falls.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari day trip planning website .

In May, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Tirunelveli, Nagercoil, Chitharal Hill Temple, Tirparappu Falls, Courtallam Falls
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Sanguthurai Beach ©
Sanguthurai Beach
Muttom Beach ©
Muttom Beach
Nagaraja Temple ©
Nagaraja Temple

3
nights
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 29th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Water Bird Sanctuary, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, don't miss a visit to Burial Place of APJ Abdul Kalam, stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, take in the views from Pamban bridge, then kick back and relax at Ariyaman Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Villoondi Tirtham.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rameswaram driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kalam National Memorial ©
Kalam National Memorial
Villoondi Tirtham ©
Villoondi Tirtham
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach

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