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Sacred South: Madurai and Rameshwaram Pilgrimage Tour

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Product Code : AGORA758

Embark on the Sacred South pilgrimage tour, delving into the spiritual heart of Madurai and Rameshwaram over three enriching days. Upon arrival in Madurai, visit the iconic Meenakshi Temple, renowned for its grand Dravidian architecture and vibrant gopurams. Explore the historic Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace, showcasing Indo-Saracenic design. On day two, journey to Rameshwaram to explore the revered Ramanathaswamy Temple, one of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines, and the sacred Agni Theertham bathing spot. Discover the ghost town of Dhanushkodi and unwind at its scenic beach before returning to Madurai. Conclude your tour with cherished memories, having experienced the spiritual and cultural wonders of these sacred destinations.

Day 1: Arrival in Madurai

Your journey kicks off with a warm welcome at Madurai airport by our representative, who will guide you to your hotel. After settling in and enjoying a delightful breakfast, dive into the heart of Madurai's spirituality with a visit to the iconic Meenakshi Temple. This grand Dravidian-style complex pays homage to the goddess Meenakshi and Lord Shiva, boasting 14 ornate gopurams (gateway towers) adorned with vibrant sculptures and divine imagery. Continue your exploration with a visit to Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace, a magnificent example of Indo-Saracenic architecture that offers a glimpse into the region's rich history and cultural heritage.


Day 2: Madurai to Rameshwaram

Start your day with breakfast before embarking on a full-day excursion to Rameshwaram, a revered Hindu pilgrimage destination situated on Pamban Island. Your first stop is the Ramanathaswamy Temple, one of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva. Explore the temple's extensive corridors, intricate pillars, and exquisite carvings that narrate ancient tales and legends. Afterward, visit Agni Theertham, a sacred bathing spot located by the shores of the Bay of Bengal, offering spiritual rejuvenation. Your journey then takes you to the ghost town of Dhanushkodi, located at the island's southern tip. Explore the town's intriguing ruins and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach, a serene spot where the Bay of Bengal merges with the Indian Ocean. Conclude your day with a return journey to Madurai in the evening.


Day 3: Departure

After enjoying a hearty breakfast, it's time to bid farewell to the sacred lands of Madurai and Rameshwaram. Check out from your hotel and head to Madurai airport for your onward journey. As you depart, cherish the memories of your pilgrimage and cultural exploration, carrying with you the spiritual essence and cultural richness of Madurai and Rameshwaram.

- 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.