Sacred South: Madurai and Rameshwaram Pilgrimage Tour
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Product Code : AGORA758
Embark on a spiritual odyssey with our "Sacred South: Madurai and Rameshwaram Pilgrimage Tour." In Madurai, you'll witness the grandeur of the Meenakshi Temple and explore the Indo-Saracenic beauty of Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace. Journey to Rameshwaram, a revered pilgrimage destination, where you'll visit the Ramanathaswamy Temple and cleanse your soul at Agni Theertham. Explore the ghost town of Dhanushkodi and its stunning beach, where two oceans meet. This 3-day tour promises an immersive spiritual and cultural experience in South India.
Day 1: Arrival in Madurai
Your journey begins with a warm welcome at Madurai airport by our representative, who will escort you to your hotel. After checking in and enjoying a delicious breakfast, embark on a captivating exploration of Madurai. Pay a visit to the iconic Meenakshi Temple, a grand Dravidian-style complex honoring the goddess Meenakshi and Lord Shiva. Marvel at the 14 ornate gopurams (gateway towers), adorned with vibrant sculptures and divine imagery. Delve into history at the Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace, a splendid showcase of Indo-Saracenic architecture.
Day 2: Madurai to Rameshwaram
Following breakfast, set out on a full-day adventure to Rameshwaram, a revered Hindu pilgrimage site nestled on Pamban Island. The sacred Ramanathaswamy Temple awaits, one of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva. Explore its extensive corridors, intricate pillars, and exquisite carvings. Next, visit Agni Theertham, a holy bathing spot by the Bay of Bengal's shores. Your journey continues to the ghost town of Dhanushkodi, located at the island's southern tip. Explore the town's ruins and unwind at Dhanushkodi Beach, where the Bay of Bengal meets the Indian Ocean. In the evening, return to Madurai.
Day 3: Departure
After a hearty breakfast, it's time to bid farewell. Check out from your hotel and proceed to Madurai airport for your onward journey. Your pilgrimage and cultural exploration of Madurai and Rameshwaram concludes, leaving you with cherished memories.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 2 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 2 nights accommodation
Madurai x 2 nights
3* - JC Residency/ Hotel Royal Court
4* - Fortune Pandiyan Hotel/ Regency Madurai by GRT Hotels
5* - Courtyard by Marriott/ The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.