8 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

8 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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8 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Madurai
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kanyakumari
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Jaipur

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.
On the 25th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral Church and then explore the historical opulence of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Meenakshi Temple, then stop by Kishkintha Garments, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koodal Azhagar Temple.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Madurai trip itinerary planning tool .

Jaipur to Madurai is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Jaipur, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Madurai, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

#Historic Sites, #Tours, #Museums
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Sri Meenakshi Temple ©
Sri Meenakshi Temple
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum

2
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 28th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial, take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, then take in the views from Pamban bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ramanathaswamy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): explore the activities along Agnitheertham, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gandhamadhana Parvatham, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, and finally examine the collection at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rameswaram holiday builder site .

Traveling by car from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Ramanathaswamy Temple ©
Ramanathaswamy Temple

3
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.
Kanyakumari is known for beaches, historic sites, nature, museums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, pause for some serene contemplation at St Xavier Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sothavilai Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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