5 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

5 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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5 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

Ahmedabad
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Madurai
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
bus:  5​h
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
Ahmedabad

1
day
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 28th (Wed): examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum and then examine the collection at Madurai Government Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Madurai online sightseeing planner .

Ahmedabad to Madurai is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

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Sri Meenakshi Temple ©
Sri Meenakshi Temple
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum

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Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 2nd (Fri), snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ramanathaswamy Temple, then see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, and finally kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach.

To see photos and tourist information, you can read our Rameswaram trip planner .

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 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge
Ramanathaswamy Temple ©
Ramanathaswamy Temple

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gandhi Memorial.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read Kanyakumari road trip site .

You can drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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