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 1200kms (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
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Meenakshi Amman Temple & Tirumalai Nayak palace
  • Dhanuskodi Visit 
  • Vivekanda Rock & Thiruvalluvar Statue
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 - Kovalam
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.

Continue your drive to Kovalam & Checkin to the hotel On Arrival.

Rest of the evening enjoy your time on the beach. 

Overnight @ Kovalam

Meal Plan: Breakfast

Day 05: Sightseeing of Trivandrum

After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Trivandrum.

Visit Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple (260 yrs old) - the most religious icon of the city built by the Travancore Royal family, here the deity Padmanabha reclines on the sacred serpent & is made from over 10,000 salagramam (sacred stones) that were transported from Nepal by elephant. 

Also visit Puthe Maliga Palace Museum - a 200 year old palace which has carved wooden ceilings, marble sculptures & imported Belgian glass. Inside you’ll find Kathakali images, an armoury, portraits of maharajas, ornate thrones & other artefacts. 

Later proceed to Veli Tourist Village, a beautiful & popular picnic spot well-known because of its serenity, the Lake that meets the Arabian Sea. The main attraction of Veli Tourist Village is a floating bridge that has been erected at this place. The place also has a floating restaurant that gives you an amazing array of food products which might match your taste buds. 

By evening proceed to Shankumugham Beach, the beach is well known for its breathtaking sunset view which is such memorable moment whose beauty will refresh your mind. The beautiful sculpture of a mermaid is a major attraction here, this giant statue is more than 35m long. 

Later return to Kovalam. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

Day 06: Departure

After breakfast, check out from hotel & transfer to Trivandrum airport for departure.

Take your flight back to home with beautiful memories of God's Own Country

Meal Plan: Breakfast

Pickup point
Directions.
Madurai International Airport, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India View on Map