7 days in Kumarakom, Kanyakumari & Rameswaram Itinerary

7 days in Kumarakom, Kanyakumari & Rameswaram Itinerary

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7 days in Kumarakom, Kanyakumari & Rameswaram Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  9​h
1
Kumarakom
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

2
nights
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
On the 6th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam and then identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mararikulam Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kumarakom online day trip planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Kumarakom. In April, daily temperatures in Kumarakom can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Mararikulam
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple Kanyakumari, and finally make a trip to Gandhi Memorial. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Sunset View Point, pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, then contemplate the long history of Vattakottai Fort, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari online day trip planner .

Getting from Kumarakom to Kanyakumari by car takes about 7 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Kanyakumari can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

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

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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 10th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram trip planning app .

You can drive from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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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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