Rameshwaram is an island - Lord Rama' s temple is situated at this place. It is a major pilgrim centre for the Hindus. The religious island is spread in an area of 61.8 square kilometers and happens to be in the shape of a conch. The Ramanatha Swamy Temple occupies major area of Rameshwaram. The masterpiece of Dravidian architecture boasts of the largest temple corridor in India. Different rulers built the Ramanatha Swamy Temple over a period of time starting from the 12th century. The temple comprises of twenty-two wells where the taste of the water of each well is different from one another. The water of the wells are believed to possess medicinal properties.
Pick up from Madurai Hotels at 8am and the lobby of your hotel in Madurai and leave for 3.5-hour drive to Rameshwaram. On your way you will make a stop at Pamban Bridge for a photo shoot. Upon arrival proceed to Ramanathaswamy Temple, a Hindu temple dedicated to god Shiva. It is also one of the twelve Jyothirlinga temples, where Shiva is worshiped in the form of a Jyotirlingam (Pillar of light). Then, continue your tour by visiting Seethapatham, Ramanpatham and Hanuman temples. Many pilgrims visit this site. Next, you will visit Jada Theertham, a place where Lord Ram is said to have washed his long hair (Jata).
After the sightseeing at 1pm you will make a stop at Daivik Rameshwar for lunch (at your own cost), where you can choose a cuisine and a desired restaurant. After lunch you will continue your tour by visiting Dhanushkodi Beach, which is the southern tip of the Rameshwaram. At the end of this tour at 4:30pm you will be transferred back to your hotel in Madurai.
Visit : Rameswaram, located on Pamban island Dhanushkodi beach
Duration : 8 Hrs / Full Day