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

Start: New Delhi
1
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Rameswaram
— 1 night
3
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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 28th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Meenakshi Temple, then examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Madurai trip maker app .

New Delhi to Madurai is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in February; daily highs in Madurai reach 36°C and lows reach 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Sri Meenakshi Temple ©
Sri Meenakshi Temple
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Walking tours

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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 1st (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, then stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, and finally kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rameswaram trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by train from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

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Drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

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