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: Bengaluru
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kanyakumari
— 1 day
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Bengaluru

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 22nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazhamudhir Solai, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Inmaiyil Nanmai Tharuvar Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirupparankunram. On the next day, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam.

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Bengaluru to Madurai is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Madurai, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Pazhamudhir Solai ©
Pazhamudhir Solai
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

1
night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
You've added Villoondi Tirtham, Agnitheertham, Pamban bridge, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): stroll through Dhanushkodi Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, then stroll through Agnitheertham, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Villoondi Tirtham.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Sunset View Point, then make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

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Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can 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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