6 days in Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

6 days in Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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6 days in Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  9​h 45​min
1
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Kanyakumari
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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 23rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, then take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, then see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, then make a trip to Burial Place of APJ Abdul Kalam, and finally explore the activities along Agnitheertham.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram visit planner .

New Delhi to Rameswaram is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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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

3
nights
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.
Step out of Kanyakumari to go to Thuckalay and see Padmanabhapuram Palace, which is approximately 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, contemplate the long history of Vattakottai Fort, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Padmanabhapuram Palace
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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