Overview

Embark on a visit to some of the most Sought after pilgrimage destinations in Tamil Nadu. With some of these places having roots to pre historic times, get ready to marvel upon some of the most beautiful architecture and sculptors that were built on honor of different Gods. The Rmanathnaswamy temple in Rameswaram is placed where Lord Rama had built a bridge to go across to Lanka to rescue Sita  from the clutches of Ravana. Visit the shrine of Sre Sthanumalya which is considered a trinity of Siva, Vishnu and Bhrama. The 134 foot tall structure at Suchinndram is a marvel to watch, you can admire the shrine of Guru Dakshinamurhti, if you look up at the ceiling you can see the navagarahas that are engraved on the ceiling, on the exterior there are shrine for Cheravasal Sastha. Throughout the trip you will visit such important places that have a lot of religious significance. Get on board for spiritual journey with us and find yourself attending your inner self by gaining mental and emotional satisfaction. We make sure that throughout your journey with us, oyu make the most out of what Tamil Nadu has to offer.

3 Nights 4 Days 20 Jun, 20 Jun, 20 Jun, and more
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Accommodation in the mentioned  hotels
  • Meal Plan as mentioned
  • Transfers & Sightseeing as per the itinerary using with Experienced Driver (From 8 AM to 8 PM)
  • Maximum Coverage 950kms (Garage to Garage).

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any kind of personal expenses, extra meals, starters & Drinks(Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated etc)
  • Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls, Guide Fee & Camera Fee
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions above
  • 5% GST on the package. 
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Visit Amman Temple and the Tirumalai Nayak Palace which was the living palace of the Nayak kings
  • Memorial for late President of India, Mr. A P J Abdul Kalam
  • Vivekanda rock and Thiruvallu  statue
  • Enchanting sunset at the beach
  • Ramanathaswamy temple visit
Itinerary

Day 1 : Madurai - Sightseeing 
Arrive Madurai Airport. On Arrival Meet & greet by our driver and transfer to the hotel.

Madurai is situated on the banks of the river Vaigai. Madurais history goes back to the 6th century B.C., when it traded with Greece and Rome. According to legend, drops of nectar fell from Lord Shivas locks on this site so it was named `Madhuram, Madurai or nectar city. Famous as a temple town, Madurai is also a major industrial city.

The town has developed encircling the famous Meenakashi temple built in the Dravidian style - one for Lord Shiva and the other for his spouse Meenakashi. The temple offers lovely aleidoscopic views. Outside are the musical pillars which produce different `swaras or notes when tapped.

Later Visit Meenakshi Temple & Thirumalai Nayak palace & Koodal Alagar Temple.

Overnight @ Madurai.

Meal Plan: N/A

 

Day 2 : Madurai - Rameswaram 
Post breakfast, drive to Rameswaram (175kms/3.5hrs).

Rameswaram, is located on Pamban Island separated from mainland India by the Pamban channel and is about 50 kilometers from Mannar Island, Sri Lanka. It is situated in the Gulf of Mannar, at the very tip of the Indian peninsula. Pamban Island, also known as Rameswaram Island, is connected to mainland India by the Pamban Bridge. Together with Varanasi, it is considered to be one of the holiest places in India to Hindus, and part of the Char Dham pilgrimage.

Before reaching hotel stop at Late President of India Mr APJ Abdul Kalam's memorial & visit.

On Arrival Checkin to the hotel. 

Fresh & up and visit Dhanuskodi (32kms/45mins) - visit the Ram sethu & Kothanda Ramar Temple.

Also visit Ramar Patham (Gandhamdhana Parvatham) - marble foot print of Lord Rama.

Later in the evening visit Ramanathaswamy Temple for Darshan. According to Hindu mythology, this is the place from where the Hindu god Rama built a bridge, across the sea to Lanka to rescue his wife Sita from her abductor Ravana. The Ramanathaswamy Temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva is located at the centre of the town and is closely associated with Rama. The temple along with the town is considered a holy pilgrimage site for both Shaivites and Vaishnavites. Before visiting the temple, take a holy dip in the sacred sea followed by holy bath at 21 sacred well inside the temple complex.

Overnight @ Rameswaram

Meal Plan: Breakfast

 

Day 3 : Rameswaram - Kanyakumari 
Early in the morning by 04.30 AM visit the temple for the Special Spadigalinga Darshan.

After breakfast, checkout from the hotel & drive to Kanyakumari (310kms/6hrs).

Kanyakumari- was named so after goddess Parvathi, in one of her incarnations as Devi kanniya, did penance on one of the rocks in this beautiful land of greenery and blue waters, to obtain the hand of Lord Shiva.

Visit to Vivekanda Rock & thiruvalluvar Statue by boat.

In the evening visit Kumariamman Temple & Gandhi Mandapam.

Witness the sunset from the beach.

Comfortable overnight stay @ Kanyakumari

Meal Plan: Breakfast

 

Day 4 : Kanyakumari - Madurai 
Early Morning, witness the Sunrise from the Thriveni Sangamam.

Visit Vivekananda Rock & Thiruvalluvar Statue by boat.

Post Lunch, visit Suchindrum Temple - situated 13 km from Kanyakumari and is an important pilgrim centre. Suchindrum known as Gnanaranya, is well known for its sculptural wealth. It is one of the few temples in the country where the Trinity, Brahma, Vishnu and Ishvara, are worshipped. 

The temple enshrines Sri Sthanumalaya, the Trinity of God (Siva, Vishnu and Brahma). The linga is in three parts. The top represents Sthanu name of Siva,the middle Mal name of Vishnu, and the base Ayan name of Brahma. It is believed that the Trinity appeared here at the request of a sage, Atri, and his wife,Anusaya. Images of Vigneswari (a feminine form of Vinayaka), Goddess Aram Valartha Nayaki, Indra Vinayaka, Kala Bhairava and Saakahi Ganapathy are also enshrined. Inscriptions said to be of the 9th century are found in this temple.

Suchindrum known as Gnanaranya, is well known for its sculptural wealth. The 134-foot-tall gopuram beacons the pilgrims from a long distance. On the eastern corridor is the shrine of Guru Dakshinamurthi next to Konnayadi. 

The Navagrahas are engraved on the ceiling. On the outer prakaram, there are separate shrines for Cheravasal Sastha, Rama and Lord Muruga. There is an imposing monolithic image of Lord Anjaneya opposite to Lord Ramas Shrine. It is about 5.5 m high and is said to represent the Viswarupa of
Hanuman as shown to Sita at Ashoka Vana in Lanka. On the northern corridor, there are four musical pillars cut out of single granite blocks.

In the evening drive to Madurai (250kms/4.5hrs) & Drop @ Railway Station or Bus Stand.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

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