What are the tourist spots near Madurai

Attractions in Madurai

Things to do in Madurai

Madurai is one of the oldest cities of India, with a history dating all the way back to the Sangam period of the pre Christian era. The glory of Madurai returned in a diminished form in the earlier part of this millennium; it later on came under the rule of the Vijayanagar kingdom after its ransack by the ravaging armies of Delhi (Malik Kafur). During the 16th and 18th centuries, Madurai was ruled by the Nayak Emperors, the foremost of whom was Tirumalai Nayakar. The Sangam period poet Nakkeerar is associated with some of the Tiruvilayaadal episodes of Sundareswarar - that are enacted as a part of temple festival traditions even today.

Madurai Day Tour Sightseeing

Day 1: Visit Meenakshi Temple, Thirumalai Nayak Palace, Gandhi Museum and Thirupparamkundram.

Distance from major cities
Pondicherry 335 kms
Kanyakumari 245 kms
Thekkady 150 kms

How to reach there
There are daily flights to Madurai from Chennai, Bangalore, Tiruchirapally & Coimbatore.
Madurai Railway Station is well connected with Chennai and other major cities of Tamil Nadu.
There are excellent roads connecting Madurai to all parts of South India.

frequently asked Questions

Best Time to Visit India?

India is a vast country from the Himalayas in the north to the Indian Ocean in the south. So you can plan holidays in India all year round.

The best time to travel to India is between October and March, when the monsoons have stopped and the country is largely warm and dry. The climate varies considerably depending on the region, although this is the main travel season in Rajasthan and Kerala due to the pleasant weather conditions.

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Sightseeing in India?

The most visited regions in India are Rajasthan and Kerala. Rajasthan is in northern India and Kerala is in southern India. Rajasthan is known for fairs and festivals, songs and ballads, folklore and fairy tales, and the traditional costumes are still part of the colorful and fascinating state of Rajasthan.

Besides Rajasthan in northern India, Agra, Orchha, Khajuraho and Varanasi are also the most visited places.

In South India, Kerala is perhaps the most beautiful region on earth. It's less of a tour than a chance to find peace with a bit of sightseeing along the way. Kerala is also known for Kerala Backwaters, Ayurveda and Yoga.

Apart from Kerala, Tamil Nadu is the most visited place in South India. Tamil Nadu is mainly known for the ancient temples in India. If you are still not sure which place to visit, please contact the CozyNuk tour expert to help you.

How Much Does It Cost To Visit India?

The cost of tours depends on the category of hotels, transportation, air show and services. Low season, high season, and high season also have a large impact on tour costs. The higher you go, the more you pay. Please go through the cost per person per day below for reference:

1. Budget Tour: Less than 70 euros / 80 USD
2. Medium tour: 70 euros to 150 euros / 80 USD to 170 USD
3. Luxury tour: 150 euros to 250 euros / 170 USD to 285 USD
4. High-end tour: over 250 euros / over 285 USD

At Budget Tours, guests get clean and decent mixed-category 3-star to 4-star hotels and an executive car with a driver, with all expenses covered. Please contact CozyNuk's travel advisor to set your vacation within your budget.

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Can I choose my own travel dates?

CozyNuk offers personalized and individually organized tours for any number of travelers and can be started at any time of the year. Our package tours are based on private departures where you benefit from a private executive car and the freedom to stop for breaks or take photos along the way. Also note that our tours can be customized to suit your vacation and interests.


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