11 days in Madurai & Sivakasi Itinerary

11 days in Madurai & Sivakasi Itinerary

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Madurai
— 9 nights
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Sivakasi
— 1 night
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Madurai — 9 nights

Athens of the East

One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Madurai: Palani Murugan Temple (in Palani), Karpagavinayagar Temple (in Karaikudi) and Dindigul (Sri Kottai Mariamman Kovil & Thadikombu Sri Sownthara Raja Perumal Temple). And it doesn't end there: gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights, admire the landmark architecture of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, and see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Madurai trip itinerary builder.

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Madurai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sivakasi.
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Sivakasi — 1 night

Sivakasi is a town and municipality in Virudhunagar District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Nindra Narayana Perumal Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Andal Renga Mannar Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Srinivasaperumal Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Badrakaliamman Temple.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sivakasi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Madurai to Sivakasi takes 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Sivakasi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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