7 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

7 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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7 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Madurai
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Amritsar

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Madurai trip itinerary planning site .

Amritsar to Madurai is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amritsar in December, you will find days in Madurai are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
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.
Adam's Bridge has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Adam's Bridge. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Pamban bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rameswaram attractions planning tool .

Traveling by train from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi ©

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Padmanabhapuram Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, don't miss a visit to Thiruvalluvar Statue, then don't miss a visit to Gandhi Memorial, and finally get great views at Sunset View Point.

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You can drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) 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
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

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