Private Tour: Madurai Sightseeing With Guide

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pickup from all hotels in Madurai
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Madurai is an ancient city that is situated in the South state Tamil Nadu, India. It is the earliest recorded civilisation and there is evidence that there was human settlement here dating back to 300 BC. The town is built around the Meenakshi temple. It is well known for various reasons one of them being the historical monuments like the Meenakshi amman temple and Tirumalai Nayak Palace. Madurai has also contributed a lot to Indian literature with its rich and abundant literary tradition. On your visit here admire the Dravidian style of architecture as you pay pilgrimage to Meenakshi temple. The pillars outside the temple are erected so cleverly that they one can hear different notes when touching them. Thirumalai nayak palace is known as the living palace of the Nayak Kings, it was built in the 17th century and is a beautiful construction with several pillars and domes around. With only a fourth portion of this marvel surviving.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, Venmani Rd, Sellur, Madurai 625002 India
The town has developed encircling Meenakashi Amman temple built in the Dravidian style -one for Lord Shiva and the other for his spouse Meenakashi. It is one of the masterpieces of Dravidian architecture and one of the most important active temples in India. Dedicated to Meenakshi, a form of Parvati known as "the one with fish-shaped eyes", the wife of Shiva, in its Sundareshwara form, it has two shrines, one for each of the gods. It is one of the most visited holy places in India and attracts pilgrims who come to marry or purify themselves there. The pillars in 1000 Pillar Hall inside the temple are erected so cleverly that they one can hear different notes when touching them.
The temple will be usually open from 0500 hrs to 1230 hrs and 1600 hrs to 2030 hrs
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, Near Meenakshi Temple, Madurai India
Thirumalai Nayak palace is known as the living palace of the Nayak Kings, it was built in the 17th century and is a beautiful construction with several pillars and domes around. With only a fourth portion of this marvel surviving the beauty that it must have been before its destruction can only be left to the imagination.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam, Teppakulam, Madurai India
Teppakulam (Temple Tank) is the venue of the float festival, 4kms from the Meenakshi Amman Temple.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Gandhi Memorial Museum, Tamukkam, Madurai 625020 India
The life history of Mahatma Gandhi depicted in the pictures along with the discription. Also, you can see the cloth he was wearing while being killed
Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

  • Transport by private Air-Conditioned Vehicle
  • Local English Speaking Guide
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop
  • Bottled water during the tour

Exclusions

  • Monument Entrances Fees & camera Fees
  • Food and Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Temple Darshan & Darshan tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Most travelers can participate

Shoes must be removed at places of worship, Dress code is smart casual (Please be advised to dress accordingly for places of worship; shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended)

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate