Madurai - Overnight Stay At Madurai
Meet and greet on arrival and transferred to city centre. Based on arrival time, the guest can enjoy the below tour if not possible, the guest can check into hotel and rest, and the sightseeing tour can be organized on some other day with the below scheduled programme according to feasibility.
Places to See: Meenakshi Amman Temple, Thirumalay Nayakkar Mahal, Palamuthir Solai, Thiruparamkundram, Rakhee Amman temple, Kalalakar temple.
Tourists Highlight : Madurai - Madurai Is Another one Of the Tamil Nadu’s Ancient Cities, Situated On The Vaigai River. Two Thousand Years Ago, Madurai Was The Great Capital Of The Pandya Kings And A Center Of Tamil Culture And Learning. Today, It Is A Lively Bustling City And A Commercial Center. Tamil and Greek documents record its existence from the 4th Century BC. Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple: In the heart of the old town, a riotously baroque example of Dravidian architecture with Gopuram covered from top to bottom in a breathtaking profusion of multicoloured images of gods, goddesses, animals and mythical figures. This Temple Has Numerous Mandapas, Immense Gopuram Crowded With Painted Figures, And A Set Of Pillars That Emit Musical Notes When Tapped. Tirumalai Nayak Palace: A gracious building in the Indo saracenic style, famous for the stude work on its domes and arches.
Tourists Highlight : Lord Murugan Temple And One Of The Arupadaiveedu Temple -thirupparankundram : This Abode Of Lord Muruga Is Noted For Its Inner Sanctum Which Is Cut Out Of Hard Rock. Lord Muruga Gazes Benevolently At His Devotees Together With His Consort, Deivayanai. The Main Temple Itself Is An Early Cave Shrine, But The Rest Of The Structure Dates Back To The Naik Period.
Tourists Highlight : Lord Murugan Temple And One Of The Arupadaiveedu Temple - Palamuthir Cholai : Located Close To Madurai, This Is Yet Another Temple Whose Origins Date Back Several Hundred Years. Nakkirar, Arunagirinathar And Avvaiyar Are Among The Several Tamil Saints Who Have Made References To This Shrine. Legend Has It That Lord Muruga Appeared Before Avvaiyar In A Playful Form As A Young Boy, To Test Her.
Rameswaram And Back To Madurai - Overnight Stay At Madurai
Dept : MADURAI Arrival : RAMESWARAM Travelling time : 6 HRS
By Road with deluxe tourists vehicle exclusively for your Group.
Places to See: Rameswaram: Ramarpatham, Ramanatha samy temple, Seetha Theertham & Dip in the holy wells.
Tourists Highlight: Rameswaram: The sacred island town of Rameswaram at the extreme south-eastern limit of the Indian Peninsula, has one of India’s most venerated temples. According to the Hindu epic ‘Ramayana’, Rama sanctified this place by worshipping Lord Shiva here, after the war against Ravana and is therefore held sacred by both Shaivities and vaishnavites. Also Known as the Varanasi of the South. Ramanathaswamy Temple A fine example of late Dravidian architecture, this temple is most renowned for its four magnificent corridors lined with elaborately sculpted pillars. Construction began in the 12th century AD. The 22 theerthams within the complex are believed by devotees to have particular powers and you will often see ritual bathings taking place. Pilgrims are expected to bathe in, and drink from the waters in each theertham. The number of theerthams is said to correspond with the number of arrows in Rama’s quiver, which he used to generate water on the island.
Madurai Drop At Desired Location
Transfer to airport / railway station. Based on the guest departure time the vehicle can be utilized for sight seeing, shopping, entertainment programme(dance, music, cinema) culture tour (village tour) meeting friends and relatives etc, etc.,