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About Madurai

Madurai Holiday Packages

The serene beauty of one of the oldest living cities in the world, Madurai, is accessible with the help of our  Madurai Tour Packages.  This beautiful city is marked by its iconic temples.

 The construction and the architectural beauty of these structures are some of its features to marvel at. Drenched in historical and religious fervor, Madurai will enchant you with everything that it has to offer. This technically advanced city has preserved its historically important sites very well. The architecture of the temples and other historical sites has been critically designed using techniques and carving work. Plan a trip to Madurai to witness the charm of this culturally rich city.


Places To Visit and Things To Do In Madurai With Madurai Tour Packages

Madurai holiday packages will truly allow you to explore this wonderful destination with ease and comfort. Even though the main spot in Madurai is the centrally located Meenakshi Amman Temple, there are many other temples that are scattered all around the city. Koodal Alagar Temple is a Vaishnava temple, magnificently depicting the three postures of Lord Vaishnav. Another interesting temple that Madurai has is carved out of a hill. This old temple goes by the name of Thiruparankundram, which is dedicated to Lord Murugan. With our  holiday package for Madurai , grab a wonderful opportunity to seek blessings at these worldly temples that are visited by thousands of devotees from around the globe every year. There are other sights to behold on your Madurai Tour Package other than just temples. Thirumalai Nayak Palace with its 10 remaining pillars of exquisite beauty is worth a visit. Another attraction of the city is the Gandhi Memorial Museum, which is located in a 17th-century palace that belonged to Nayak Queen. The entire museum is an account of Gandhi’s life and shows his struggle for the independence of the country back in the years. Furthermore, the museum also shows the struggle of independence of India from the year 1757 to the year India was finally free in 1947. There is a lot to do in this beautiful town for one and all.


1. Meenakshi Temple

What’s Special:  Architecture, Carvings, Deity of Meenakshi

Nearby Attractions:  Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, Koodal Azhagar Temple, Edaganatheswarar Temple

Entry Fees:  Free

Timings:  09:00 am to 07:00 pm

Built By:  Viswanatha Nayak

Built In:  6th century

Houses:  Deity of Meenakshi

Distance From City Center:  1 km

Transportation Options:  Taxi, Cab

Madurai’s most famous place for a visit is the Meenakshi Amman Temple. There are many other places to go, but this massive temple with its musical walls is one of the greatest attractions in the city. The temple is also one of the biggest and most expensive temples in the world. Furthermore, the crumbling Tirumalai Nayak still advocates its beauty of a bygone era. The architecture of the temple makes it a famous temple to visit not only in Madurai but all over India.


2. Vaigai Dam

What’s Special:  Man-made reservoir, Sunsets, Brindavan Garden

Nearby Attractions:  Moir Point, Kumbakkarai Falls, Pillar’s Rock

Entry Fees:  Free

Timings:  06:00 am to 06:00 pm

Built By:  Kamaraja

Built In:  1959

Houses:  Garden

Distance From City Center:  60 kms

Transportation Options:  Bus, Taxi

Vaigai Dam is one of the halts for travelers visiting the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. The place is beautiful, neat and clean. On one of the sides of the dam, there is a beautiful, well-maintained garden, known as Brindavan Garden which has a variety of flowers and also a playing area for children. People often visit this place as a picnic spot.


3. Alagar Kovil

What’s Special:  Dravadian architecture

Nearby Attractions:  Pazhamudhir Solai, ISKCON Madurai, Lord Muruga Shrine

Entry Fees:  Free

Timings:  09:00 am to 01:00 pm ; 04:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Houses:  Statues of Lord Vishnu

Distance From City Center:  4 kms

Transportation Options:  Cab, Taxi

Alagar Kovil is a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and his devotees. The temple houses statues of Lord Vishnu in different postures. The architecture of the temple is also worth-noticing. The main statue in the temple is made of stone. One must wear proper clothes before visiting the temple.


4. Meghamalai

What’s Special:  Views, Flora and Fauna

Attractions - Meghamalai Falls, Vaigai Dam, Meghamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Vellimalai

Entry Fees:  Free

Timings:  24 Hours

Houses:  Tea plantations, Dense forests, Wildlife

Distance From City Center:  85 kms

Transportation Options:  Taxi, Cab

Meghamalai is one of the best places to visit in the outskirts of Madurai. It is located at an elevation of about 1500 meters, offering mesmerizing views of the Western Ghats. Surrounded by dense forests and rich vegetation of tea and spices, the aromatic air of this place will surrender one’s senses.


5. St Mary’s Cathedral

What’s Special:  Architecture, Statue of Virgin Mary

Nearby Attractions:  Arasamaram Pillayar Temple

Entry Fees:  Free

Timings:  07:00 am to 07:00 pm

Built By:  Fr. Louis Garnier

Built In:  1841

Houses:  Statue of Virgin Mary

Distance From Bus Stand:  5.7 kms

Transportation Options:  Taxi, Cab

Saint Mary’s Cathedral is a must visit on your Madurai tour package itinerary with its 20th-century neo-Gothic construction that has simple stained-glass windows and bold-orange vaulting, offset by a magnificent blue-and-white exterior with twirling spires.


Get To Know The City And Its Many Festivals With Madurai Tour Packages?

The city of Madurai is situated on the banks of River Vaigai and has been hailed as one of the oldest living cities in this world. Known for its wonderful beauty and its holiness, the city is dotted with many temples and holy places. Most of the Madurai’s skyline is laden with temples that had been built ages ago in the Dravidian style of architecture. Several brightly carved statues of Hindu Gods can be found all over the city. Owing to the beauty of its most celebrated temples in the world like the Meenakshi Amman Temple, that was built as a tribute to Goddess Parvati, Madurai is flocked by both Indian and foreign tourists. With booking  Madurai holiday packages , you would be able to visit this enchanting temple. Drenched in ancient history, the city is known for its beautiful monuments and wonderful places to see. Other important and noteworthy areas to visit the city of Madurai are Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal, Gandhi Memorial Museum, Alagar Koyil, Koodal Azhagar Temple, Thirupparamkunram Murugan Temple, Athisayam and many more other places. However, it is fair to know that Madurai is most famous for its beautiful temples.

Madurai is the oldest continuously inhabited town of South India, and as such there are many festivals and customs unique to this land. A few festivals that are celebrated with gusto here are:


Pongal or the Harvest Festival

It is a tribute to the Sun for blessing the land with a rich harvest, and Jallikattu (taming the bull) is a very well-known part of Jallikattu Festival.


Festival of Chithirai

It is celebrated in April is a stately and solemn affair, where legends say that Lord Vishnu descended the earth and rode on a celestial golden horse to the wedding of Goddess Meenakshi and Lord Sundareswarar.


Avanimoolam Festival

This festival comes in the month of August and brings along with it the recital of the 64 miracles performed by Lord Shiva to protect Madurai from adversity. A dance festival is also organized every three months by the Tamil Nadu government which hosts all the traditional dance forms from all around the country and dancers from every corner of the country flock here to participate.

Tourists must attend these festivals in order to get acquainted with the traditions and rituals of the local people of Madurai. It is a bliss to take part in these festivities and know the people clearly.


Best Time to Visit Madurai

The city is characterized by heat and humidity, which is quite common in India. Therefore, winter marks the best time to visit Madurai. Let’s see the season-wise segregation of weather details in Madurai.


Summer Season

The summer days are quite uncomfortable here. The month of May is the hottest month, and the temperature goes up to at least 30 degrees Celsius. If you are planning a visit during the summertime, try to avoid Madurai and plan the whole thing again else brace yourselves for the heat.


Monsoon Season

The city experiences monsoon right after the summertime. It does not receive heavy rainfalls. However, there are occasional showers and some thunderstorms. The rains do offer some relief, but they are not very extensive. However, the weather during the monsoon season becomes pleasant.


Winter Season

If you are looking for the best time to book  Madurai vacation packages , then winters should be your pick. The climatic conditions during the season are at its best, and there is almost no humidity to bar your sightseeing in the city. You can also connect with us as our agents will guide you in choosing from a range of  Madurai tour packages  during pleasant weather conditions so that you do not have to experience the scorching heat of the sun.

 


14 Madurai Tour Packages

Best Madurai Tour Packages
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Best of Kerala & Tamilnadu 9 Nights / 10 Days ₹36500/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Fabulous Kerala 8 Nights / 9 Days ₹33500/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Best of Kerala & Tamilnadu 4 Nights / 5 Days ₹0/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
1 Night Madurai 1 Night Rameswaram 1 Night Kanyakumari 2 Night Kovalam 1 Night Varkala 6 Nights / 7 Days ₹26000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
8 Night Kerala tour 8 Nights / 9 Days ₹25000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
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Best of Kerala & Tamilnadu 2 Night Munnar | 1 Night Thekkady | 1 Night Madurai | 1 Night Rameswaram | 1 Night Kanyakumari | 2 Night Kovalam | 1 Night Alleppey

10 Days & 9 Nights

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Fabulous Kerala 1 Night Cochin | 1 Night Alleppey | 2 Night Munnar | 1 Night Madurai | 1 Night Rameswaram | 1 Night Kanyakumari | 1 Night Kovalam

9 Days & 8 Nights

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Best of Kerala & Tamilnadu 1 Trivandrum 1 Kanyakumari 1 Rameswaram 1 Madurai

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1 Night Madurai 1 Night Rameswaram 1 Night Kanyakumari 2 Night Kovalam 1 Night Varkala 1 Night Madurai 1 Night Rameswaram 1 Night Kanyakumari 2 Night Kovalam 1 Night Varkala

7 Days & 6 Nights

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8 Night Kerala tour 1 Night Alleppey| 2 Night Munnar|1 Night Thekkady | 1 Night Madurai | 1 Night Rameshwaram | 1 Night Kanyakumari | 1 Night Kovalam

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Kerala Package with Hyderabad and Tirupati 2 Night Rameswaram | 1 Night Madurai | 1 Night Hyderabad | Sri Sailam

8 Days & 7 Nights

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Kerala Package with Hyderabad and Tirupati 2 Night Rameswaram | 1 Night Madurai | 1 Night Hyderabad | 1 Night Srisaialam | 2 Night Tirupati

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Kerala 9 Night 10 days tour package 2N Munnar| 1N Thekkady| 1N Alleppey| 2N Kovalam| 1N Kanyakumari| 1N Rameshwaram| 1 N Madurai

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Madurai Rameswaram Kanyakumari & Chennai Tour Package 1 Night Madurai | 1 Night Rameswaram | 1 Kanyakumari | 2 Night Chennai

6 Days & 5 Nights

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Madurai Rameshwaram Kanyakumari 1 Madurai 2 Rameshwaram 1 Kanyakumari

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Kodaikanal Kanyakumari Rameswaram & Madurai Package 2 Night Kodaikanal | 1 Night Kanyakumari | 1 Night Rameswaram | 1 Night Madurai

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Best of Kerala & Tamilnadu For 11 nights 12 days 1 Cochin 2 Munnar 1 Thekkady 1 Alleppey 1 Varkala 2 Kovalam 1 Kanyakumari 1 Rameswaram 1 Madurai

12 Days & 11 Nights

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Trivandrum Kanyakumari Rameswaram & Madurai Tour Package 1 Night Trivandrum | 1 Night Kanyakumari | 1 Night Rameswaram | 1 Night Madurai

5 Days & 4 Nights

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Trivandrum Kanyakumari Rameswaram Madurai & Tiruchirappalli Tour Package 1 Night Trivandrum | 1 Night Kanyakumari | 1 Night Rameswaram | 1 Night Madurai | 1 Night Tiruchirappalli

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