Private Tour: Full-Day Madurai Tour Including Meenakshi Amman Temple And Gandhi Museum

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    09:00AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Madurai city
  • Return Details :
    Your hotel in Madurai city

Overview

Enjoy this private day tour of Madurai, which is considered to be the cultural capital of Tamilnadu. It is inseparably connected to Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation. It is also well-known for export of Jasmine flowers. Highlights of the tour will be the Meenakshi Amman Temple, Gandhi Museum, Tiruparamkundram Temple and Thirumalai Nayak palace.

Highlights

  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • All entrance fees included

Know More about this tour

You will be picked up by your guide at your hotel in Madurai at 9:00 AM and then head off to the Meenakshi Amman Temple. This Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River is dedicated to Parvati and her consort, Shiva.

Afterwards you will visit the Gandhi Museum, established at 1959. It showcases a part of the blood-stained garment worn by Gandhi when he was assassinated by Nathuram Godse. After sightseeing you will stop for lunch around 1:00 PM at your own expense. After lunch visit Thirumalai Nayak palace, originally dating back to 636 AD. You will see, it is a classic fusion of Dravidian and Islamic architecture. The original palace complex was four times bigger than the present structure.

Then you will visit the Tiruparamkundram Temple, known for its ancient temple of Murugan. The temple is the first among the Six Abodes of Murugan and is one of the most visited tourist spots in Madurai. At around 4:30 PM you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Professional English-speaking guide.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Madurai City
  • Entrance fees to all attractions
  • All necessary transportation to/from site attractions

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Group discount is available for group size of 2, 4, 8 or more

This private tour operates a maximum of 8 people

No strict dress code is enforced at tour sites. However, please be advised to dress accordingly for places of worship; spaghetti straps and short shorts are not recommended

A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes and sunglasses/sunscreen with hats or scarf for ladies are highly recommended

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions