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Sacred South: Madurai and Rameshwaram Pilgrimage Tour

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Product Code : AGORA758

Discover the spiritual side of South India on this 3-day pilgrimage tour to Madurai and Rameshwaram. Explore the stunning Meenakshi Amman Temple, Thirumalai Nayak Palace, and Gandhi Memorial Museum in Madurai. Then, journey to Rameshwaram and marvel at the ancient Ramanathaswamy Temple, the Pamban Bridge, and the stunning beaches of Dhanushkodi. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and spirituality of South India on this unforgettable journey.

Day 1: Arrive Madurai

Upon your arrival at Madurai airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. After check-in and breakfast, you will proceed for a sightseeing tour of Madurai. Visit the famous Meenakshi Temple, a magnificent Dravidian-style temple complex dedicated to the goddess Meenakshi and her consort, Lord Shiva. The temple complex consists of 14 gopurams (gateway towers), each intricately carved and adorned with colorful sculptures and images of gods and goddesses. Also visit the Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace, a stunning example of Indo-Saracenic architecture.


Day 2: Madurai to Rameshwaram

After breakfast, embark on a full-day excursion to Rameshwaram, a popular Hindu pilgrimage destination located on Pamban Island. Visit the famous Ramanathaswamy Temple, one of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is famous for its long corridors, large sculptured pillars, and intricate carvings. Then, head to the nearby Agni Theertham, a sacred bathing spot located on the shores of the Bay of Bengal. Afterwards, continue to Dhanushkodi, a small ghost town located at the southern tip of Pamban Island. Explore the ruins of the town and visit the Dhanushkodi Beach, where the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean meet. In the evening, return to Madurai.


Day 3: Departure

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and transfer to Madurai airport for your onward journey.

- 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.