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.
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Upon Arrival at Madurai. Our representative receives You and takes you to your designated Hotel at Madurai. Later proceed on a sightseeing tour of Madurai. Visit the Meenakshiamman temple, Overnight stay at Hotel Germanus - Standard Room Madurai is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. Situated beside the Vaigai river, it was the erstwhile capital of the Pandyan kingdom and the third-largest city of Tamil Nadu. There are a string of names given to this city - City of Junctions (Koodal nagaram), City of Jasmine (Malligai maanagar), Temple City (Koil maanagar), City That Never Sleeps (Thoonga nagaram) and City of Four Junctions (Naanmada koodal). Your Madurai trip will be incomplete without a trip to the Meenakshi Amman temple. It’s the greatest relic of Dravidian architecture and considered to be the place where Lord Shiva married Goddess Parvati. There are several other places to visit in Madurai such as Koodal Alagar Temple, AlagarTemple, and Pazhamudhir Solai Temple. There’s more to Madurai sightseeing than just temples though. You can check out the Thirumalai Nayak Palace, the Thirupparankundram, an Islamic shrine, Gandhi Museum, Kazimar Big Mosque and Maqbara, and Gorippalayam Dargah.
This Morning after breakfast, proceed to Kodaikanal from Madurai. Upon arrival check in to Hotel at Kodaikanal. Later visit the Bryant’s Parkand Lake. Overnight stay at Hotel Aarem Valley Castle. (Deluxe Room) The driving distance from Madurai to Kodaikanal is about 110 kms. Leaving the Temple City, you will find yourself in the land of misty mountains and peaceful valleys. Kodaikanal is one of India’s finest hill stations and one of the best places to visit in Tamil Nadu
This morning set on a sightseeing tour of Kodaikanal. Visit the Coaker’s walk, Green Valley view, Pillar Rocks, Chettiyar Park, Shenbaganoor Museum, Water falls. Overnight stay at Hotel Aarem Valley Castle. (Deluxe Room) Kodaikanal is a paradise for nature lovers and can be an ideal place to unwind from the hustle and bustle of daily life. If you are lucky enough to get the perfect weather, you can experience the soft green mountains, the floating clouds, and the supple waterfalls. Some of Kodaikanal’s best sightseeing places are covered in our Kodaikanal tour packages, including this one. The best places in Kodaikanal are the Kodai Lake, Echo Point, Bryant Park, Berijam Lake, Green Valley and Silent Valley View. Some other tourist places in Kodaikanal are Coakers Park, Chettiar Park, Kurinjiandavar Temple, and Wax Museum. This package will help you to cover all the sightseeing places in Kodaikanal.
After early breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Rameshwaram, on arrival check into Hotel. Afternoon proceed for sightseeing of Rameshwaram - visit Ramanathaswamy Temple, Agnitheertham, Ramjharoka Temple, Dhanushkodi (Optional) and Adam’s Bridge (Optional). Overnight stay at the Hotel Jiwan (Deluxe Room) The next leg of your trip will be the journey from Kodaikanal to Rameshwaram. Descending from the scenic hill station, you will enter one of the holiest places in India. A quiet and pristine town, Rameshwaram is one of the four Char Dham pilgrimages in the Hindu religion. As per legend, it’s believed that this is where Lord Rama built the bridge to Sri Lanka to rescue Sita. Apart from its mythological importance, Rameshwaram is also part of the beautiful Pamban islands and is connected the mainland with the help of the Pamban channel. There are several beautiful places to see in Rameshwaram. The main points of interest in Rameshwaram are the Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple, Gandamadana Parvatham, Satchi Hanuman Temple, the Five-faced Hanuman Temple, and Agnitheertham. One of the best aspects of Rameshwaram tourism is its temples. With Kerala Tour Packages, you can experience these rich reminders of heritage in India. Some other sightseeing options in Rameshwaram are Dhanushkodi, the southern tip of the island and the Pamban bridge,
After early breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Kanyakumari, on arrival check into Hotel. Afternoon proceed for sightseeing of Kanyakumari – visit Suchithram Temple, Devi.Kanyakumari Temple, Vivekananda Rock, Gandhi Memorial and Triveni Sangam. Evening watch the most beautiful Sunset of Kanyakumari. Overnight stay at the Hotel Sea view - Sea iew Room Your second-last leg of the trip will be the journey from Rameshwaram to Kanyakumari. Also known as Cape Comorin, it’s the southernmost tip of India. Our Kanyakumari tour package will help you to explore this beautiful destination in its full glory. With us, you can tick off all the places in the Kanyakumari tourist places map. One of the attractions of Kanyakumari is the fact that you can see both the sunrise and the sunset at the same beach. You can also behold the spectacular confluence of the three major water bodies surrounding India - the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal, and the Indian Ocean. Some of the best places to see in Kanyakumari are the Vivekananda Rock, Thiruvalluvar Statue, Gandhi Mandapam, the Kanyakumari Devi Temple, and the Vattakottai Fort.
After breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Trivandrum. Enroute visit the Sri Padmanabhapuram Palace, Also visit the Sri padmanabhaswamy Temple in Trivandrum which is the richest temple in the world, Museum etc and later drop to Kovalam. Overnight at Samudra Theeram (Occean View) Your final leg of the journey will be travelling from Kanyakumari to Trivandrum. Also known as Thiruvananthapuram, it was also given the name as the “Evergreen City of India” by Mahatma Gandhi. Idyllically located between the wide Arabian Sea and the green Western Ghats, it’s one of the iconic holiday destinations in India. Trivandrum goes back a long time in history and was an important centre of the Travancore empire. It’s home to many important buildings such as the Kerala Legislature Assembly Complex, Kerala Government Secretariat, Keralan Museum, and the Napier Museum. You can also get a sneak peek into the erstwhile princely charm by visiting the East Fort, Kanaka Kunnu Palace, and the Padmanabhapuram Palace.
Morning after breakfast departure transfer to Trivandrum Airport With this, your beautiful trip comes to an end. You can take home some lovely memories and experiences of one of the greenest parts of India back home with you.
Service of an English speaking driverAccommodation in mentioned ResortsParking, TollInterstate PermitBreakfast at all the HotelsAll TaxesArrival assistanceTransportation using A/C Innova car as per itinerary
Anything not mentioned in the above packageAdditional meals or drinksEntrance tickets to Parks, Sanctuary, and Elephant ride, etcPersonal expenses such as laundry, phone calls etc.Flight cost & visa fee