Madurai Tour Packages

Madurai Tour Packages

What comes to your mind when you hear about Madurai? History and beauty, right? Madurai is a fascinating land of temples. Got a dream to explore this beauty? Are you curious about the attractions of this divine land? Finding it difficult to make a travel plan? Don’t worry! Entrust us with your travel dreams and let us explore Madurai, the Thoonga Nagaram.

Travelers from around the globe are keen on exploring Madurai. So, we have strived to set and provide international standards for our services, thereby helping vacationers make their holiday, a dream come true. Our tour package covers all your travel needs from accommodation to sightseeing and transportation. If you have any special requirements or concerns related to your trip, you can inform us. We will consider all these while preparing an itinerary for you. You can read more about our Madurai packages to get an idea about the services we provide. We have designed this package, keeping in mind that our customers get to explore all the prominent attractions without any worry or tiredness. Also, we never hesitate to alter the itinerary to fulfill your holiday dreams based on your interests and choices. Our well-crafted Madurai tour package provides you with a detailed list of Madurai attractions and its importance. Our well-trained driver cum guide is an expert to explain the history and details of Madurai, making the tour more lively. Feel free to go through our Madurai Package and contact us for further assistance.

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Top attractions in  Madurai

  1. Meenakshi Amman Temple

    Meenakshi Amman Temple

    Meenakshi Amman Temple, otherwise known as Minakshi-Sundareshwara Temple, is planned and executed by the well-known Kulashekarar Pandyan. The temple is constructed in Dravidian style and is the oldest temples in India which are prominent for its historical and mythological significance. According to the mythology, it is believed that Lord Shiva in the form of Sundareswarar ( the handsome one) got married to Parvati who is known as Meenakshi and that area is later constructed as the Temple. Presently, the temple is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World and the only wonder of India. During the 10days festival “Thirukalyanam“, the temple attracts devotees from far and near. The temple is well-maintained and is awarded the title ‘Best Swachh Iconic Place’ (cleanest iconic place) in India.

  2. Gandhi Memorial Museum

    Gandhi Memorial Museum

    Gandhi Memorial Museum is a historic monument that situates in Madurai. The 1670 A.D. built Tamukkam palace owned by Rani Mangammal was converted to a museum in 1955 and was inaugurated by the then Prime Minister Jawarharlal Nehru. It was in 1955 the palace with about 13 acres of land was gifted by the Tamil Nadu State Government to the All India Gandhi Smarak Nidhi for housing Gandhi Memorial Museum. The Museum was inaugurated by Jawaharlal Nehru on 15 April 1959.

    The Museum has an array of attractions that includes the blood-stained clothes worn by Gandhiji, the letter written by Gandhiji to Shri Narayanan Sathsangi of Devakottai, an appreciation letter sent by Gandhi to freedom fighter and poet Subramania Bharati. Besides, the letter was written by Gandhi to Adolf Hitler addressing him as ‘Dear Friend' is also a treasure of the museum. The museum also has a ‘Visual Biography of Bapuji' which comprises photos, sculptures, paintings, manuscripts, etc.

  3. Alagar Kovil

    Alagar Kovil

    Alagar Kovil set on the backdrop of a hill surrounded by thick woods is a true beauty. It is believed that Lord Vishnu who is adorned as the “Azhgar“, the brother of Meenakshi resides here. The temple is famous for the procession during the Chitrai festival which is celebrated in April or May. As per the belief, during the wedding ritual, Azhagar travels to Madurai and to denote the same, Sundararaja, a processional icon made of gold is carried by the devotees from Azhagar to Madurai. It is believed that Pandyan Kings has constructed the main tower of the temple and based on the characters from epics, the sculptures are carved out. The temple is a beauty known for its calm and relaxing setting.

  4. Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam

    Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam

    Vandiyur Mariamman Temple is 3kms away from the Meenakshi temple and is located on the banks of the Vaigai river. The temple is devoted to Mariamman, the temple also has goddess Pechi Amman and Lord Ganesh as devotees. This temple is 2000 years old and was built by Thirumalai Nayak in 1646. The temple is famous for the Float festival which is celebrated during January or February. The still water reflects the lights used to decorate the temple on the full moon night, and that is an auspicious sight too. It is believed that people with health issues like sore eyes, pox, marriage, and infertility will be protected and blessed with a visit to this temple. The temple is opened from 6.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.

  5. Kazimar Big Mosque

    Kazimar Big Mosque

    Built-in the 13th century, Kazimar Mosque is the first Islamic place for worship in Madurai. The mosque was established by Hazrat Kazi Syed Tajuddin, a progeny of Prophet Muhammad. The land was handed over by King Kulasekara, the then ruler of the Pandyan Dynasty. The mosque also called Maqbara can accommodate around 2500 people at a time. This mosque is comprised of the famous dargah of esteemed Hazrats of Madurai city which is fondly called Madurai Maqbara. Within the mosque complex situates At Hazrat Kazi Syed Tajuddin Arabi Madrasa, a center for Arabic learning. A visit to the mosque assures a soothing experience. Visitors are advised to remove their footwear and to cover their hands and leg before getting inside the mosque.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which are the famous things to see and do in Madurai?

Madurai is the second-largest city in Tamil Nadu state. There are many world-famous attractions in this city. Art lovers will find this place as a complete gift to sightsee and explore. The prominent attractions of the city include the most charming, one of the seven wonders of the world, Meenakshi Temple, Spiritual Shrines, Tirumalai Nayak Palace, The Gandhi Museum located in the old palace of Rani Mangammal. Last but not least you can go for a food tour or a shopping tour.

Is the camera allowed in the Meenakshi Temple?

The camera is not allowed in the temple. Even Power bank is not allowed inside the temple.

Which are the best hotels in Madurai?

There is a huge list of decent hotels that makes your stay comfortable and convenient and to name a few includes, Fortune Pandiyan, The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai, Heritage Madurai, GRT Regency, Northgate Hotel Simap Residency, Kadambavanam Ethnic Resort, Kadambavanam Ethnic Resort, Poppy's Hotel Madurai, Moskva Hotel, Park Plaza, Temple View Restaurant.

What is special in Madurai?

The main attraction of Madurai is one of the seven wonders of the world, Meenakshi Amman Temple. Another attraction of the state includes Gandhi Memorial Museum, Tirumalai Nayak Palace and more…

What is a famous food in Madurai?

Madurai is famous for its many interesting foods and drinks. The not to miss messes and dishes of Madurai includes, Simmakal Konar Mess which is famous for Kari (mutton) Dosa, Amma Mess, Murugan Idli Shop, Chandran Mess, Burmah Idiyappa Kadai, Sri Nagalakshmi Annex, the nutritious Jigarthanda, Bun parotta, Tasty Coffee from New Visalam Coffee, Halwa wrapped on lotus leaf from Prema Vilas, Town Hall Road and the lip-smacking Hot Badam Milk from J.B Choudhary’s Shop, West Masi Street.

What are the best things that we can buy from Madurai?

Madurai has many attractive things and you can buy the freshly woven Jasmine garlands, Sungudi Sarees or Chinnalapattu, Variety of Bangles from Valayalkara Theru (Bangle Merchants Street), etc.

Is there any dress code in the Madurai Meenakshi temple?

According to the temple policy, male devotees have to wear dhotis or pajamas with upper cloth or formal pants and shirts. Women have to wear saree or half saree with blouse churidars with upper cloth. Children should be covered in full dress.

How many hours does it take from Madurai to Kodaikanal?

Madurai is 116 Km away from Kodaikanal. It will take 3hours to reach Kodaikanal by road. You can travel at your convenience, enjoying the attractions on the way.