5 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

5 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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Madurai
— 1 night
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Rameswaram
— 2 nights
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Kanyakumari
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum and then examine the collection at Madurai Government Museum.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Madurai trip app.

Ahmedabad to Madurai is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ahmedabad in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Madurai, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites · Museums
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal ©
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, take in the views from Pamban bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, then see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Dhanushkodi Beach Point.

Discover how to plan a Rameswaram trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Dhanushkodi Beach Point ©
Dhanushkodi Beach Point
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

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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 make a trip to Gandhi Memorial.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kanyakumari driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Kanyakumari can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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