The southern part of India has always been considered the hidden gem which has a serene kind of beauty and spirituality that can resurrect any lost soul. People from different parts of the country or the world come to this part of India to enjoy some days in solitude and learn about their self-worth. But, the two most scenic places in South-India are Rameswaram and Dhanushkodi. Both shares a historical spiritual significance from the times of Lord Rama and also boasts nature landscapes where one can easily find themselves lost in the beauty of nature.
- Spiritual sightseeing tour in Rameshwaram
- Complete darshan of rameshwaram temple
- Holy dip in agni tirtham
- Visit to APJ abdul kalam memorial
- Visit to the final indian landmass point in Dhanushkodi
Tour Itinerary - Rameswaram Tour by IRCTC
Day 1 :A day in Rameswaram
Upon your arrival at Madurai Railway Station in the morning, you will be transferred to Rameswaram by a private vehicle. Once you reach Rameswaram, the tour operator will help you go through some check-in formalities at the hotel then, you can do a quick freshen up session.
Then, you will head for a sightseeing tour of Rameswaram which is filled with many spiritual as well as modern places. Firstly, you will visit the very famous Rameswaram temple which is a spiritual abode of Lord Shiva and is counted among the twelve Jyotirlingas of India. The temple is built in old-Dravidian architectural style and will offer your eyes a beautiful architectural piece. You can enjoy walking in solitude inside the temple complex of Rameswaram.
Then, you will visit the Agni Tirtham which is a sacred bathing point and people come here to take a holy dip in the water. Many believe that it spiritualizes any soul and wash away their past sins.
Next, enjoy some South-Indian delicacies at lunch and get some rest. Next, you will visit the Panchmukhi Hanuman Mandir where a five-faced idol of Lord Hanuman is worshipped with great passion.
In the evening, you will visit the APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial and can learn all his achievement in the making of India as a powerful country in the eyes of today’s world.
Finally, return to your hotel room for an overnight stay and enjoy the scenic beauty of Rameswaram from your hotel’s window.
Day 2 :Visit Dhanushkodi – Return to Madurai
Next day, first enjoy a nice and healthy breakfast. Then, you will be escorted to your last destination – Dhanushkodi. In Dhanushkodi, you will visit Dhanushkodi Beach where you can relax yourself in front the beach waves, Ramar Patham Temple which is believed to have footprints of Lord Rama and is highly revered by the people of this small town.
Then, you will come back to Rameswaram where you will hop on a train to visit the famous Pamban Sea Bridge which gives a surreal site of the Indian Ocean. This bridge connects the Pamban Island with the mainland area.
Next, you will be escorted back to Madurai from where you can board a train to your forward destination.
With this note, our tour representative will say his goodbye to you.
- 1-night stay in Rameswaram.
- Transfer from one place to another via a private vehicle.
- All kind of taxes as per itinerary.
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Driver allowance, parking charges, fuel price
- Any airfare or train ticket.
- Entrance fee during the sightseeing visit.
- Meals (onboard and off-board)
- Any private tour guide fees.
- Monument entrance fees, camera charges
Frequently Asked Questions
Q.When was Rameshwaram temple built?
A. The current standing rameshwaram temple was built during the 12th century.
Q.What are the special aarti puja timings in Rameshwaram temple?
A. Various special puja and aarti timings at Rameshwaram are: 10 am, 12 noon, 6 pm, 8:30 pm.
Q.What is the fastest way to reach Dhanushkodi from Rameshwaram?
A. The quickest and cheapest way to reach Dhanushkodi from Rameshwaram is via a taxi ride that takes just 15 minutes.
Q.Can we see ram setu from Dhanushkodi?
A. Yes. Ram setu is visible from dhanushkodi.
Q.When is the best time to visit Rameshwaram?
A. October to April is the best time to visit Rameshwaram.