9 days in Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

9 days in Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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9 days in Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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

4
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Explore hidden gems such as Kunthu kal Beach, Rameswaram and Kalam National Memorial. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rameswaram: Navagraha Temple (in Devipattinam) and Mangalanatha Swamy Temple (in Ramanathapuram). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Villoondi Tirtham, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, and stroll through Ariyaman Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rameswaram tour planner.

Bengaluru to Rameswaram is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Navagraha Temple, Mangalanatha Swamy Temple
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Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Villoondi Tirtham ©
Villoondi Tirtham

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Adi Keshava Perumal Temple and Mathur Aqueduct. Venture out of the city with trips to Muttom Beach (in Muttom), Nagaraja Temple (in Nagercoil) and Padmanabhapuram Palace (in Thuckalay). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, and kick back and relax at Sanguthurai Beach.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Padmanabhapuram Palace, Nagaraja Temple, Muttom Beach, Chitharal Hill Temple
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Adi Keshava Perumal Temple ©
Adi Keshava Perumal Temple
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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