Popular Madurai Packages
Madurai Tour Packages
|Madurai Rameshwaram Kanyakumari Tour Package from Bangalore||6 Days / 5 Nights||₹ 12500.0|
|Madurai Sightseeing Day Tour||10 Hours||₹ 3700|
|Authentic Food Tour, Madurai||4 Hours||₹ 1299|
|Madurai Walking Tour||4 Hours||₹ 1200|
|Cycle Rickshaw Tour, Madurai||3 Hours||₹ 2000|
People Also Ask About Madurai Tours
What are the best things to do on Madurai Tour?1. Explore Meenakshi Temple- Exploring Meenakshi Temple is one of the best things to do through the Madurai tour packages. By visiting the temple, the devotees can seek blessings from the different Hindu Gods and Goddesses. Visitors can learn more about the Tamil Sangam literature described in the 6th-century CE texts. The 14 towers and 500 pillars on the premises of the temple will also leave you mesmerized by its remarkable architecture.Location: Madurai Main, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001.Timing: 9 am to 7 pm2. Admire Thirumalai Nayak Palace- A must-do activity included in the Madurai tourism packages is admiring Thirumalai Nayak Palace as it showcases a beautiful blend of Rajput and Dravidian architecture. It is a gorgeous place for history buffs to dive deeper into the rich avenues of the palace while enjoying the sound and light shows in the evening. A distinguishing feature of the palace that garners the attention of people from across the country is its 240 pillars that house a courtyard, dance hall, audience hall, and entrance hall.Location: Panthadi 1st St, Mahal Area, Madurai Main, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001.Timing: 9 am to 5 pmEntry Fees: INR 10 (Indians), INR 50 (foreigners)3. Pray at Saint Mary's Cathedral- After visiting the Thirumalai Nayak Palace, you can go straight to Saint Mary’s Cathedral located just five minutes distance from the attraction. Also known as the Church of Our Lady of Dolours, this temple allows visitors to attend prayers at the church that is denoted for religious harmony. After praying, you can adore the magnificent architecture of the cathedral featuring two tall bell towers. The stunning stained glass work will surely steal your heart with its ravishing blend of European, Roman, and several other architectural styles.Location: E Veli St, Mahalipatti, Madurai.Timing: 7 am to 7 pm4. Explore Jain Caves- If you are seeking an offbeat adventure with your friends and family in the Madurai tour packages, you should hike to the Jain Caves for the ultimate experience. On your hike to the attraction, you will come across Keelakuyikudi Village, which lets you witness its collection of Jain sculptures and mud horses. Besides this, you can catch a scenic 360º view of the countryside while enjoying the scenery of the colorful mud houses.Location: Keelakuyikudi Village, Madurai.Timing: 6 am to 6 pm5. Visit Gandhi Memorial Museum- Visiting Gandhi Memorial Museum is another wonderful thing to do with the help of the Madurai tourism packages. It lets you feel proud after witnessing the life of Mahatma Gandhi through various displays. Here, you will get an opportunity to see his dhoti, his spectacles, shawl, yarn, and numerous other items that he used to wear before the assassination.Location: Collector Office Rd, Tamukkam, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625020.Timing: 10 am to 1 pm, 2 pm to 5.45 pm (Monday to Saturday)
What are the best places to visit on the Madurai tour?1. Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple- Situated on the southern bank of the Vaigai River, Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple is a colorfully aesthetic temple. Included in the Madurai tour package, this temple is dedicated to Parvati, who is also known as Meenakshi, and her spouse, Lord Shiva. It is unique and attracts a number of tourists throughout the year due to the fact that both God and Goddesses and revered together here. People also admire the exquisite facade with minute details and 14 gateway towers known as gopurams or golden vimanas in the temple.Location: Madurai Main, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001.Timing: 9 am to 7 pm2. Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal- Constructed in the 17th century, Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal should be your next stop on the Madurai tour. It is a beautiful palace of King Thirumalai Nayak that is renowned for its unique blend of Rajput and Dravidian architectural styles. Regarded as one of the spectacular monuments of South India, the place features Shaivite and Vaishnavite themes in the interiors with the Natakasala and The Darbar hall being the most popular attractions.Location: Panthadi 1st St, Mahal Area, Madurai Main, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001.Timing: 9 am to 5 pmEntry Fees: INR 10 (Indians), INR 50 (foreigners)3. Vaigai Dam- Another inclusion in the Madurai tourism packages, Vaigai Dam is a fantastic manmade structure built over the Vaigai River near Andipatti. It is a massive and wondrous dam that serves as a favorite picnic spot for the residents of Madurai and the surrounding areas. You will also find a beautiful garden beside the dam named Little Brindavan, where you can spend plenty of time admiring the soft and warm sunrises by the reservoir.
Location: 3H3Q+FV8, Guest House Rd, Melmangalam, Tamil Nadu 625562.Timing: 6 am to 6 pm4. Samanar Hills- If you are fond of sunrise or sunset views, you should definitely pay a visit to the Samanar Hills through Madurai packages. It is a splendid hill rock complex that once served as an official residing place for the Tamil Jain monks. On your visit to the hills, you will discover numerous elaborate drawings and carvings of the monks on the inside walls of the hill caves. You can also pay a visit to the gorgeous lotus temple on the premises of the hill.Location: Keelakuyikudi Village, Madurai.Timing: 6 am to 6 pm
What is the best time to visit Madurai?The best time for a Madurai trip is between December and February when the place enjoys the winter season. During this time, the temperature ranges between 20 and 29 degrees Celsius, and the weather remains pleasant to take a tour of the temples, monuments, and other attractions included in the Madurai packages. You can also indulge in a variety of activities, like shopping and sightseeing during this time.
How is the weather in Madurai?The weather in Madurai generally remains hot throughout the year. Here, the temperature ranges between 70 to 98 degrees Fahrenheit, and it does not go above 103 degrees or below 66 degrees Fahrenheit. The dry season in the city is usually muggy and partly cloudy, while it is oppressive and overcast during the wet season.
What is Madurai famous for?Madurai is famous for various things, including jasmine flowers, historical monuments, temples, and authentic and life-smacking delicacies. Since it is the cultural capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, it attracts thousands of visitors to its rich heritage and Tamil language through “Sangams”. If you are a shopaholic, you will be surprised to know that the is also renowned for its silk and cotton sarees with Bateek
Meenakshi Amman Temple, also known as the Meenakshi-Sundershwara Temple, is a famous tourist attraction in Madurai and is one of the oldest temples in India. This temple holds great importance to the Indian people due to its mythological and historical significance. It is believed to be the site where Lord Shiva married Goddess Parvati (Meenakshi), in the form of Sundareswarar (meaning the handsome one). The temple is known for its astonishing architecture and is thronged by thousands of devotees every single day. The marvellous architecture of the temple surely makes it one of the Wonder of India. The Thirukalyanam Festival, which is quite famous in South India is celebrated over a span of 10 days and attracts over a million devotees. Temple visiting time: 5:00 am to 12:30 pm and 4:00 pm to 10:00 pmTime spent in temple: 1 - 2 hoursBest time to visit: Early morning or evening, for the aartiBest months to visit: October to March Things to remember: As it is a place of worship, visitors should dress respectfully and conservatively
Meghamalai, locally known as the ‘High Wavy Mountains’, is a picturesque mountain range and amongst the most beautiful places to visit in Madurai. Nestled amidst lush and fragrant tea, cinnamon, pepper, and cardamom plantations and dotted with green meadows, waterfalls, and wildflower patches, this is the perfect place to escape into the remarkable raw beauty of nature. Meghamalai has beautiful and rugged nature trails that take one deep into the forests at the local wildlife sanctuary that house hundreds of species of exotic birds like spotted doves, blue robins, and the Great Indian hornbill. Some parts of the forests also provide habitat to leopards, Indian gaurs, elephants, and tigers. Don’t miss to see the beautiful Suruli and Meghamalai waterfalls and visit dams like Manalar, Thekkady, Vanniar, etc. that are stunningly lush enclaves of nature. There are ancient temples like the hilltop Murugan and Mangala Devi Temples that are not only visited by thousands to pray but are also great viewpoints for people to soak in panoramic views of the place.
One of the most popular tourist places in Madurai, the Thirumalai Nayak Palace was originally the residence of the then king Thirumalai Nayak. This palace is a testimony to the perfect blend of Dravidian and Islamic style of architecture. Erected in the year 1635, the palace was a magnificent vision by the king for his royal stay. If you’re a history lover and appreciate the marvels of architecture then this is the place to be. The light and sound show here, every evening, makes the visit even more memorable. Visiting time of the palace: 9:00 am to 5:00 pmTime spent in the palace: About 2 hours to explore all the accessible areasEntry fee: Rs 5 for children Rs 10 for adults Rs 50 for foreign nationalsBest time to visit: Mid-afternoon to explore all the accessible areas of the palace and catch the light and sound show.