8 days in Kanyakumari & Rameswaram Itinerary

8 days in Kanyakumari & Rameswaram Itinerary

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8 days in Kanyakumari & Rameswaram Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  6​h
1
Kanyakumari
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Rameswaram
— 3 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

4
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.
Explore Kanyakumari's surroundings by going to Tirunelveli (Lord Thirukuttralanathar & Kanthimathi-Nellaiyapper Temple), Padmanabhapuram Palace (in Thuckalay) and Thiruchendur Murugan Temple (in Thiruchendur). There's much more to do: make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, contemplate the long history of Vattakottai Fort, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Ransom Church, and stroll through Kanyakumari Beach.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari trip planner .

Bengaluru to Kanyakumari is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December, Kanyakumari is a bit warmer than Bengaluru - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Tirunelveli, Thirparappu Waterfalls, Thiruchendur Murugan Temple, Padmanabhapuram Palace
Highlights from your plan
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue
Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace

3
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Rameswaram is known for historic sites, beaches, nature, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach, explore the activities along Agnitheertham, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple, and stroll through Kunthu kal Beach, Rameswaram.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rameswaram travel planning site .

Drive from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
Highlights from your plan
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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