Temple tour of Madurai Rameshwaram and leisure stay at Kodaikanal are the highlights of this tour. The tour covers Madurai one of the most famous pilgrimage centers in India. The best thing about Madurai is its Meenakshi Amman Temple, which not only becomes a holy experience for visitors, but also proves itself to be an architectural marvel with its thousands of statues and carvings. The city of Madurai has a lot to offer to tourists, as it is evident by its nickname ‘Thoonga Nagaram’, which means ‘the city that never sleeps’. The Madurai experience is followed up by a grand entry to ‘God’s Own Country’, the State of Kerala, via Kovalam, its most famous beach destination.
The major highlights of this tour are temple tour of Madurai and Rameshwaram and the leisurely stay at Kodaikanal. The itinerary commences from Madurai, continues from Madurai to Kodaikanal, from Kodaikanal to Rameshwaram, Rameshwaram to Kanyakumari, and finally from Kanyakumari to Trivandrum.
With our collection of Rameshwaram tour packages, embark on a journey of a lifetime to visit some of the most remarkable and prominent temples in Tamil Nadu. Rameshwaram is one of the foremost religious cities in Tamil Nadu also known as Varanasi of the South.
Located on eastern side of the island in the Gulf of Mannar, Rameshwaram is an important pilgrimage center for both Vaishnavaites and Shaivites as it was at Rameshwaram where Lord Rama performed thanksgiving rituals to Lord Shiva after his triumph over the demon king Ravana in the battle at Sri Lanka.
With our Rameshwaram holiday packages, explore the Ramanathaswamy Temple famous for its 1200 massive granite columns and a fine example of Dravidian architecture along with grand Dravidian and Great Living Chola Temples of Tamil Nadu which are inscribed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites.
KODAIKANAL - MADURAI - RAMESHWARAM - KANYAKUMARI - KOVALAM - TRIVENDRAM
6 Nights & 7 Days
Day 1: Madurai To Kodaikanal (146 kms approx)
On arrival at Madurai airport OR railway station, proceed to Kodaikanal. Upon arrival at Kodaikanal, transfer to the hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure. Have a comfortable overnight stay. Kodaikanal, the Princess of Hill Stations, is a must visit for a scenic and peaceful holiday in the spectacularly beautiful Western Ghats. Located on the southern ridge of Palani hills in Tamil Nadu this genteel hill station was established by missionaries as a retreat from the oppressive heat of the plains. Kodaikanal has since grown into a popular holiday town, with something for everyone. Thickly wooded glades interspersed with small water bodies create an atmosphere of tranquility, while various activities such as treks and boating offer more excitement. The star-shaped Kodai Lake is the focal point around which the city settled. A weeklong summer festival is organized in May every year as well.
Day 2: Kodaikanal
After breakfast, enjoy a local sightseeing tour of Kodaikanal visiting the Pillar Rocks, Coaker's walk and the magnificent Bear Shola waterfalls. In the afternoon, spend some time in Bryant Park and enjoy boating on the beautiful Kodai Lake (on direct payment basis). Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3: Kodaikanal To Madurai | 120 kms (4 hours approx)
After breakfast, check-out of the hotel and depart for Madurai. On arrival, check-in and relax. Later in the day, embark on a local sightseeing tour of Madurai covering places such as Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwara Temple, art museum, Puthu Mandapam, and Raya Gopuram etc. Return to the hotel after the tour and have a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 4: Rameshwaram
After breakfast, drive off to Rameshwaram. Upon arrival, check-in to your hotel and proceed for a local tour of the town. one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India. Legend says that Ramanatha Swamy Temple stands where Lord Rama performed worship of a Sand Lingam made by Sita. Other places of interest in Rameshwaram are Ramanathaswamy Temple, Dhanushkodi, Agnitheertham Gandamadana Parvatham etc. Stay overnight at your hotel in Rameshwaram.
Day 5: Rameshwaram To Kanyakumari
After breakfast, proceed to Kanyakumari. The Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal merge at Kanyakumari. It is an important pilgrimage center for Hindus. Upon arrival in Kanyakumari, check-in at the hotel and proceed on a visit to Vevakananda Rock, Gandhi Museum and Kumari Amman Temple. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6: Kanyakumari To Kovalam
After enjoying breakfast, drive to Kovalam via Trivandrum. Trivandrum is the capital city of Kerala. The Padmanabha Swami Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace and the Napier Museum are some of the heritage attractions at Trivandrum. Upon arrival in Kovalam, check-in at a beach resort and relax on the beach shores of Kovalam. Stay overnight at hotel in Kovalam.
Day 7: Kovalam To Trivandurm | 20 kms
After your breakfast, check-out from the beach resort and proceed to Trivandrum airport to board a flight for your onward destination.
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