The southern part of India is a store house of wonders when it comes to tourism. From age old temples to natural wonders, there is nothing that is not there in South India. Well, if you want to concentrate on the state of Tamil Nadu, then there are three places that are must-visit during your South India tour – Madurai, Rameshwaram, and Kanyakumari. While Madurai and Rameshwaram are famous temple towns that have existed since a long time, Kanyakumari is particularly noted for housing the final point of the Indian subcontinent, after which the vast stretch of Indian Ocean extends forward.
Touring with tour packages
So if you are thinking about covering these famous places that give a different dimension to tourism in South India, then you can consider opting for a Madurai to Rameshwaram Kanyakumari tour package. Wondering why you can go for a tour package? Well, when it comes to tour packages there is one huge benefit- you will not have to take any kind of pressure when it comes to planning. All you have to do is set back and enjoy the places that the package has lined up for you and cover all the important places that you wanted to enjoy during your trip.
Travelling from Madurai to Rameshwaram and to Kanyakumari
If you go for a tour package, it is most likely that they will either provide you a bus or a car (depending upon the budget) to travel from one of these places to the other. They are not very far apart and hence you will not need to journey too far. Once you are done touring Madurai, you can take a bus or a car and head out for Rameshwaram. It will take you about 4 hours, including your lunch break to cover this distance. This is one of the most beautiful road journeys that you will ever experience in your life. Rameshwaram is located in the Pamban Island which is connected to the main land mass of India with the help of the Pamban Bridge. This is a railway bridge and there is another one on which cars travel as well. You can cover the distance between Rameshwaram and Kanyakumari is less than six hours. Since these places are not far apart you will not have any problem travelling from one place to another.
Star attractions of each place
Maduria: The Meenakshi Amman Temple is the temple around which this settlement grew and it continues to be a star attraction of this temple town. This temple is a must visit during your stop in Madurai.
Rameshwaram: Apart from the Rameshwaram temple, do visit Dhanushkodi temple and the beach. You will get to see the waters the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean here, each marked with a different colour.
Kanyakumari: You have to visit the Vivekananda Rock in Kanyakumari. This place marks the southernmost point of the Indian landmass.
Now that you have a fair idea about which places you have to cover and how, start planning your tour today!