6 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

6 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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6 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Madurai
— 1 night
Train:  3 h
2
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Mumbai

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.
On the 20th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazhamudhir Solai, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Meenakshi Temple.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Madurai road trip planner.

Mumbai to Madurai is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. May in Madurai sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

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

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 21st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, take in the views from Pamban bridge, then snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kunthu kal Beach, Rameswaram. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, then look for all kinds of wild species at Water Bird Sanctuary, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rameswaram trip tool .

Getting from Madurai to Rameswaram by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Dhanushkodi Beach Point ©
Dhanushkodi Beach Point
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, then pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, and finally examine the collection at Kanyakumari Wax Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Kanyakumari travel route planner .

Getting from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Kanyakumari can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

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

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