7 days in Varanasi & Madurai Itinerary

7 days in Varanasi & Madurai Itinerary

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7 days in Varanasi & Madurai Itinerary

Start: Tirupati
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Varanasi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
Madurai
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Tirupati

2
nights
Varanasi

Varanasi ©
A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Get some historical perspective at Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath) and Sarnath. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Banaras Ghats and Monkey Temple (Durga Temple). And it doesn't end there: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of New Vishwanath Temple, make a trip to Manikarnika Ghat, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Varanasi travel route website .

Tirupati to Varanasi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Varanasi can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Madurai.

Things to do in Varanasi

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks
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Banaras Ghats ©
Banaras Ghats
Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath) ©
Golden Temple (Kashi Vishwanath)
Sarnath ©
Sarnath

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Meenakshi Temple, and finally stop by Kishkintha Garments. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koodal Azhagar Temple, step into the grandiose world of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazhamudhir Solai, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine.

To find reviews and other tourist information, go to the Madurai trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Varanasi to Madurai takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Madurai sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madurai

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping
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Sri Meenakshi Temple ©
Sri Meenakshi Temple
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

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