6 days in Tiruchirappalli, Madurai & Rameswaram Itinerary

6 days in Tiruchirappalli, Madurai & Rameswaram Itinerary

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6 days in Tiruchirappalli, Madurai & Rameswaram Itinerary

Start: Chennai
bus:  11​h
1
Tiruchirappalli
— 1 day
train:  2​h
2
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  4​h
3
Rameswaram
— 1 night
train:  14​h
End: Chennai

1
day
Tiruchirappalli

Tiruchirappalli ©
Located in the center of the state, the ancient city of Tiruchirappalli--or Trichy/Tiruchi as it is more commonly known--remains rich in Tamil culture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sri Ayyappan Temple, Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar Temple, Kallanai, and other attractions you added. On the 5th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Rock Fort Temple, contemplate the long history of Jambukeswarar Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, then see human ingenuity at work at Kallanai, and finally don't miss a visit to Sri Ayyappan Temple.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tiruchirappalli online route planner .

Chennai to Tiruchirappalli is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Madurai.

Things to do in Tiruchirappalli

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ©
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Rock Fort Temple ©
Rock Fort Temple
Jambukeswarar Temple ©
Jambukeswarar Temple

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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.
FoodiesDayOut has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, then explore the historical opulence of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, and finally let your taste buds guide you at FoodiesDayOut.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Madurai online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Tiruchirappalli to Madurai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Madurai, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Adam's Bridge as well as Villoondi Tirtham. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, make a trip to Burial Place of APJ Abdul Kalam, then explore the striking landscape at Adam's Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach. On the next day, explore the activities along Villoondi Tirtham, take in the views from Pamban bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agnitheertham, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Temple, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kunthu kal Beach, Rameswaram.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram visit planner.

Traveling by train from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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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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