10 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Tirupati Itinerary

10 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Tirupati Itinerary

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10 days in Madurai, Rameswaram & Tirupati Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Madurai
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Rameswaram
— 3 nights
3
Tirupati
— 2 nights
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
Kids will enjoy Palani Murugan Temple and Tirupparankunram. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, don't miss a visit to Kalamegaperumal Temple, examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Madurai trip itinerary planner .

Mumbai to Madurai is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in November, you will find days in Madurai are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Palani Murugan Temple
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Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Palani Murugan Temple ©
Palani Murugan Temple
Pazhamudhir Solai ©
Pazhamudhir Solai

3
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Kids will enjoy Dhanushkodi Beach and Pamban bridge. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Agnitheertham, stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram sightseeing website .

Take a train from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tirupati.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple

2
nights
Tirupati

Tirupati ©
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
Attractions like Tirumala Temple and Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami Temple make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Tirupati to Tirumala to see Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, stroll around Deer Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Vaikuntha Teertham.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tirupati trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Rameswaram to Tirupati in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami Temple, Sri Vekateswara Swamy Temple
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Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple
Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami Temple ©
Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami Temple

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