3 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

3 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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3 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Madurai
— Few hours
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Chennai

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirupparankunram and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Madurai online vacation planner .

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chennai in June, you will find days in Madurai are little chillier (40°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Tirupparankunram ©
Tirupparankunram

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Kunthu kal Beach, Rameswaram, then make a trip to Burial Place of APJ Abdul Kalam, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial, and finally explore the activities along Villoondi Tirtham.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

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Villoondi Tirtham ©
Villoondi Tirtham
Kalam National Memorial ©
Kalam National Memorial
Burial Place of APJ Abdul Kalam ©
Burial Place of APJ Abdul Kalam

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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 24th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Sanguthurai Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Sothavilai Beach, and then make a trip to Adi Keshava Perumal Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari itinerary app .

Drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Sanguthurai Beach ©
Sanguthurai Beach
Adi Keshava Perumal Temple ©
Adi Keshava Perumal Temple

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