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: Pune
1
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
3
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Pune

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 15th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Meenakshi Temple.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Madurai attractions tool .

Pune to Madurai is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Museums
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Sri Meenakshi Temple ©
Sri Meenakshi Temple
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum

2
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 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, then stroll through Dhanushkodi Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ramanathaswamy Temple, and finally snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rameswaram travel app .

Getting from Madurai to Rameswaram by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple

1
night
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 18th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Ransom Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, and then get great views at Sunset View Point.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kanyakumari tour planning app .

Drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

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