7 days in Madurai & Karaikudi Itinerary

7 days in Madurai & Karaikudi Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tamil Nadu travel route planner
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Madurai
— 3 nights
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Karaikudi
— 2 nights
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Madurai — 3 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.
Madurai is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and gain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Madurai trip itinerary app.

Chennai to Madurai is an approximately 7.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Karaikudi.
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Karaikudi — 2 nights

Karaikudi is a municipality in Sivaganga district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kundrakkudi Murugan Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karpagavinayagar Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koppudai Nayaki Amman Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koviloor Aadheenam and then contemplate the long history of Thirumayam Fort.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Karaikudi trip planner.

Drive from Madurai to Karaikudi in 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Karaikudi are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.
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