Madurai is a lively temple town that hosts the magnificent and imposing, Meenakshi temple. The Meenakshi temple houses 14 gopurams, of which the tallest is almost 170 feet tall. The temple was also one of the 30 nominees for the new 7 wonders of the world. You need to spend a good few hours here to absorb the spirituality of the temple. Madurai is also home to the most delicious cuisine and the best street food.
Rameshwaram temple overlooks the mighty Bay of Bengal and offers incredible views of the ocean. Dhanushkodi beach is famously known for the fact that Lord Rama and his army crossed over from this very point to get to Sri Lanka. Apart from this, the beach is a great place to visit nonetheless.
Magnificent Meenakshi Temple/ 14 mighty Gopurams (highest being 170 feet tall)/ / 6 Arupadaiveedu temple of Lord Murugan/ Rameshwaram - One of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva/ Most visited temple in South India/ Stunning views of the Bay of Bengal/ Highly significant for Hindus/ Perfect seniors package
Why Is This Perfect for You
Madurai Pilgrim Getaway offers quick pilgrimage to two of the most renowned and revered temples of South India i.e. Meenakshi Temple Madurai (Shakti Peetha Temple) and Rameswaram Lord Shiva Temple (One of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples), and therefore recommended for seniors travellers looking for a quick pilgrim getaway
When to Go
There is no specific season for Madurai and Rameshwaram and pilgrim arrive here all through the year, especially during holiday season and special days such as Mahashivaratri.
2 nights stay with breakfast in Madurai
Car with driver for transfers and temple visits (Meenakshi Temple, Rameshwaram Lord Shiva Temple)