Madurai Pilgrim Getaway(2 Nights)


for Senior Citizens, Pilgrim Traveller

Holiday Overview

Entrance to the Temple
Meenakshi Amman Temple
Meenakshi Amman Temple

Madurai Pilgrim Getaway is a popular Madurai Pilgrim Getaway itinerary typically opted by guests from Bangalore and Chennai covering Madurai Meenakshi temple, Rameshwaram Jyotirlinga temple and other major Hindu pilgrimages in the area.



Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrival Madurai. Visit Meenakshi Temple and Aarupadaiveedu Lord Murugan Temples.
  • Day-2 Rameshwaram Excursion
  • Day-3 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Madurai - Meenakshi Amman Temple (1.00 kms), Gandhi Memorial Museum Madurai (3.00 kms), Thirupparamkunram Murugan Temple (8.00 kms), Alagar Koyil (21.00 kms), Ramanathaswamy Temple (160.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Madurai Departure - Madurai
Best Season to Travel
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Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Kodaikanal (120 kms - 3 hours) is a popular hill station and a popular extension option. Those looking to do a bit more of pilgrimage may opt for a night or two around Tuticorin visiting Tiruchendur and Thirunelveli (Alongwith Navatirupathi Vishnu temple circuit, time permitting)



Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival Madurai. Visit Meenakshi Temple and Aarupadaiveedu Lord Murugan Temples. Arrive at Madurai. Visit the Meenakshi Temple complex. Time permitting guests have option to visit Aarupadaiveedu Temples (2 temples within 10 km radius), Gandhi Museum and experiential traveller have option for foodies walk (Optional extra).

Day-2 Rameshwaram Excursion Full day excursion to Rameshwaram (160 kms - 3 hours oneway), It is home to Ramanathaswamy Shiva temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples in India. Time permitting visit Dhanushkodi Beach, renowned for temples that are linked to Lord Rama and Ramayana mythology.

Day-3 Departure Depart for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Madurai :

  • Meenakshi Amman Temple - Meenakshi Amman Temple is a 17th century temple dedicated to Goddess Parvati known as Meenakshi and her consort, Lord Shiva as Sundareswarar. It is most prominent landmark of the city. The complex houses 14 gopurams, highest being about 52 meters. Meenakshi Amman Temple is one of the most visited temples of Tamilnadu and must visit for any traveller.

  • Gandhi Memorial Museum Madurai - Gandhi Memorial Museum was established in 1959 is one of the five Gandhi Museums in the country. Collection on display includes photos, paintings, sculptures, manuscripts, quotations and some of the selected Photostat copies of many of Gandhiji's letters

  • Thirupparamkunram Murugan Temple - Tirupparamkunram is renowned for Thirupparamkunram Murugan Temple on outskirts of Madurai. This temple is regarded as an Arupadaiveedu, one of the six abodes of the Lord Muruga.

  • Alagar Koyil - Alagar Koyil is a celebrated Vishnu temple 21 km from Madurai on the foothills of Solaimalai. Pazhamudircholai, one of the other six abodes of the Lord Murugan, is located atop the Solaimalai hill

  • Ramanathaswamy Temple - Ramanathaswamy Temple is a renowned Lord Shiva temple at Rameswaram. It is one of 12 Jyotirlinga temple. The temple was built during the 12th century. The temple has the longest corridor among all Hindu temples in India.

Destination Overview

Madurai - Madurai today is one of the busiest towns in Tamilnadu. The Meenakshi temple is awe-inspiring and is a must visit for any South India itinerary for both Indian as well as Overseas guests

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Madurai Pilgrimage

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Guests looking at more of an experiential getaway may opt for an experiential getaway around Madurai or Thanjavur or Kumbakonam.

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