9 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

9 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

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9 days in Tamil Nadu Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kanyakumari
— 3 nights
Drive:  16​h 15​min
End: Hyderabad

1
night
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 6th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yoga Narasimhar Temple.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Madurai trip planner.

Hyderabad to Madurai is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hyderabad in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Madurai. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough 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
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

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 7th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Water Bird Sanctuary, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial, then kick back and relax at Kunthu kal Beach, Rameswaram, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ariyaman Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nambunayaki amman temple.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rameswaram trip website .

Traveling by train from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kalam National Memorial ©
Kalam National Memorial
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Nambunayaki amman temple ©
Nambunayaki amman 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Padmanabhapuram Palace and Marungoor Murugan Temple. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Sothavilai Beach and Muttom Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Kanyakumari side-trips: Nagaraja Temple (in Nagercoil) and Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary (in Koonthakulam). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Sunset View Point, stroll through Thengapattinam Beach, kick back and relax at Sanguthurai Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Xavier Church.

Make your Kanyakumari itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. October in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nagaraja Temple, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Muttom Beach, Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary
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Nagaraja Temple ©
Nagaraja Temple
Muttom Beach ©
Muttom Beach
Sanguthurai Beach ©
Sanguthurai Beach

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