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Nestled on the bank of the Vaigai River, Madurai is a popular temple destination in Tamil Nadu. This city is thronged by pilgrims throughout the year to seek blessings in the towering temples. The erstwhile capital of the Pandyan dynasty, Madurai, is a hotspot of rich cultural heritage.

With our meticulously crafted Madurai tour packages, tourists can explore the famous attractions of this amazing city and get glimpses of the glorious bygone era. This is among the oldest living cities in the country and home to awe-inspiring architectural marvels that can leave everyone spellbound.

Madurai is renowned for the Meenakshi Amman Temple, which was constructed 2,500 years ago by Pandian King, Kulasekhara. This city is a perfect blend of mythology, spirituality, and natural bounties. This town is blessed with breathtaking landscapes and jaw-dropping locales. Explore the breathtaking Dravidian-style architecture of Madurai's temples, featuring intricate carvings and mesmerizing sculptures with Madurai local tour packages.

Madurai is popularly known as the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu and is encompassed by Sirumalai and Nagamalai hills. The city is built in the shape of a lotus, owing to which it is also known as ‘The Lotus City.’ It is a popular tourist place among pilgrims, families, newlyweds, nature lovers, and history buffs. Dotted with historic monuments, towering temples, and vibrant markets, this enthralling town is one of the best options to visit for a vacation in South India. Madurai is a perfect destination for a family trip. If you are looking to explore the surrounding areas of Madurai, consider booking family tour packages from Madurai.

Temples in Madurai

During the Madurai trip, tourists can explore the picturesque beauty and scenic vistas of the town. There are some of the notable temples in the city that hold a special place in Hindu mythology, such as Alagar Koil, Koodal Azhagar Temple, Tirupparankundram Murugan Temple, Vandiyur Mariamman Temple, and ISKCON Temple. Explore the famous Hindu mythology sites in Madurai with ease by booking Madurai travel tour packages.

Other significant tourist spots in Madurai include Pazhamudir Solai, Gandhi Museum, Samanar Hills, Meghamalai, and Vaigai Dam. 

We offer a wide range of Madurai holiday packages with which visitors can choose the staying option of their own choice that suits their requirements and budget. All sorts of facilities are available during the Madurai tour, including a guided tour, comfortable stays, swift transfers, and delicious meals for a pleasurable trip.

Things to Buy in Madurai

Madurai is also known for handicrafts and art. The dynamic markets of the city are also the main attractions of the city and among the must-visit places during the Madurai holiday trip. You can find a variety of items to purchase, including handicrafts, sarees, brassware, home decor, and wooden carvings. If you enjoy shopping, book Madurai local tour packages to explore the various shopping destinations in the area. 

Our travel experts have curated tailor-made Madurai travel packages for every age group of travellers. In addition, we offer fantastic deals and discounts on tour packages, ensuring that our customers have an enjoyable vacation experience.

The tour packages from Madurai can be customized as per convenience and tourists can avail of the facility of modification of itinerary. For an outstanding trip, we provide a detailed itinerary with the guided Madurai sightseeing tours. Have a look at various Madurai travels tour packages below that are based on the duration covered in the city. 

Best Places to Visit on Your Madurai Trip

Madurai is among the oldest inhabited cities in the country like Varanasi. It is home to some of the popular tourist attractions of South India. Renowned for its architectural wonders, spiritual centers, ancient temples, lush greenery, glistening river, and vibrant markets, Madurai is a perfect blend of natural bounties and manmade marvels.

Madurai is a culturally rich city that depicts the glory of the bygone era. Here are some of the best places to visit on your Madurai trip –

Apart from these, there are many other outing places in Madurai. If you wish to explore the nearby places of Madurai, it is recommended to book the best tour packages from Madurai.

Best Time to Plan a Visit to Madurai

The best time to visit Madurai is from October to March during the winter seasons when the city enjoys the salubrious weather that makes the sightseeing tour comfortable. It is a perfect time to indulge in outdoor activities. This is the peak season to visit Madurai and enjoy a leisure trip. Madurai experiences a hot and dry climate almost throughout the year.

In summer, Madurai experiences unusually hot weather, which makes the excursion difficult. Budget travellers can choose to visit Madurai this season as the accommodation prices remain low and booking for train and airport are easily available.

The Chithirai Festival is organized in Madurai from April to May, which is among the most popular celebrations in the town. If you're thinking of travelling with your family to Madurai, consider booking your Madurai tour packages for family during the Chithirai Festival. This 15-day festival is celebrated with great pomp and zeal. It offers glimpses of the rich cultural heritage of Madurai at its best.

So, book your Madurai tour package based on your preferences, such as budget or desired activities.

How to Reach Madurai for a Wonderful Vacation

Madurai is well-connected by the major cities and towns of Tamil Nadu as well as the whole country by all modes of transport including air, train, and road.

Madurai International Airport serves as the main airport in Madurai. You can book your flight to Madurai airport from major cities of India, including Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, and more. Taxis, buses, and cabs are easily available outside the airport to reach the desired destination in Madurai. 

It has its own railhead, namely Madurai Railway Station. There are many trains that come into the city via Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Tiruchirapalli, Mumbai, and Kolkata. From outside of the railway station, the local auto rickshaws and taxi are easily available to travel in the city. 

Travelling to Madurai by road is a preferable option for someone who is traveling from a nearby place, including Kochi, Thrissur, Ooty, Kozhikode, and Thanjavur. The regular government-run and private buses ply from these places for Madurai. The city has connectivity with the major towns of the nearby states and cities of Tamil Nadu by well-maintained national and state highways. 

To avoid any unpleasant experiences during your trip, it is highly recommended to book your Madurai tour packages. By doing so, your travel experience will be much smoother and hassle-free.

Best Accommodation to Stay on Your Madurai Tour

Madurai is a popular tourist destination and to welcome travelers from all over the world, the city houses a wide range of accommodation options such as hotels, resorts, lodges, and guesthouses. From economical to luxury hotels, Madurai has something for everyone, including family, friends, backpackers, and honeymooners, for the best tour packages from Madurai.

These resorts have all the modern and world-class amenities for a comfortable stay. Here are some of the best hotels in Madurai that can make the Madurai local tour packages memorable –

  • Courtyard by Marriott
  • Fortune Pandiyan Hotel
  • JC Residency
  • Hotel President
  • Heritage Madurai
  • Moskva Hotel
  • Astoria Hotel by Sparsa
  • Amika Hotel
  • Regency Madurai by GRT Hotels
  • The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai
  • Gopuram Residency
  • Hotel lotus
  • Treebo Trend Royal Elite

When you visit Madurai, you can enjoy a wonderful vacation with spectacular views of the area. You can discover the local traditions, culture, and cuisine and create unforgettable memories with your loved ones. Consider booking a customised Madurai tour package with us to make your trip more special. If you want to explore the city to its fullest, then book our Madurai city tour package, which allows you to see every corner of the city.


Best Madurai Holiday Packages

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Complete Tamil Nadu Tour

13 N / 14 D

Chennai – Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Trichy - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Madurai - Chennai

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Mysteries of South India Tour

12 N / 13 D

Chennai - Thanjavur - Madurai - Periyar - Kumarakom - Kochi

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12 Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra

19 N / 20 D

Pune – Bhimashankar – Shirdi – Shani Shingnapur – Aurangabad – Grishneshwar – Nashik - Trimbakeshwar – Mumbai – Porbandar – Dwarka – Somnath – Mumbai – Indore – Ujjain – Mahakaleshwar - Omkareshwar – Indore – Hyderabad – Srisailam – Hyderabad – Madurai – Rameshwaram – Delhi – Haridwar – Guptkashi – Kedarnath – Guptkashi – Haridwar – Varanasi – Deogarh – Baidyanath – Basuki Nath - Patna

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  • Darshan of 12 Jyotirlinga in India
  • Attend Abhisheka ceremony at Nageshwar Jyotirlinga
  • Attend Pooja ceremony at Kedarnath Jyotirlinga
  • Participate in the pooja ceremony at Bhimashankar
  • Visit Somnath temple in Gujarat
  • Visit to popular Ujjain temples-Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga & Bhairav Nath
  • Attend Evening Ganga Aarti at Haridwar & Varanasi
  • Visit to Rudraprayag- the Confluence of Mandakini River, Alaknanda River

10 Days Tamil Nadu Temple Tour

9 N / 10 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Tanjore - Trichy - Madurai – Trivandrum - Kanyakumari

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  • Excursion to attraction of Chennai
  • Visit the UNESCO Sites at Mahabalipuram
  • Trip to Brihadeswara Temple at Tanjore
  • Pay homage at Ranganath Temple
  • Tour to famous temples in Trichy
  • Madurai temple tour
  • Holy bath at Dhanushkodi Sea, Rameshwaram
  • Explore the gems of Kanyakumari
  • Witness the tourist spots of Kerala

Madurai Rameshwaram Kanyakumari Temple Tour

3 N / 4 D

Madurai - Rameshwaram - Kanyakumari

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South India Pilgrimage Tour

5 N / 6 D

Chennai – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry – Trichy - Madurai

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16 Days Tamil Nadu Kerala Tour

15 N / 16 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram (Mamallapuram) - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Tanjore (Thanjavur) - Madurai/Chettinad/Kodaikanal – Munnar - Cochin (Kochi) – Mararikulam - Chennai

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  • Excursion to Chennai
  • Explore monuments of Mahabalipuram
  • Enjoy Tanjore city tour
  • Guided tour of Madurai/Chettinad
  • Day trip to Kodaikanal
  • Sightseeing in Munnar
  • Outing to Cochin
  • Cruise on the backwaters

Short Escape Kodaikanal Tour

3 N / 4 D

Coimbatore/Madurai – Kodaikanal - Coimbatore/Madurai

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South of Malabar Coast

16 N / 17 D

Chennai - Covelong - Pondicherry - Tanjore - Madurai - Kodaikanal - Munnar - Cochin - Mararikulam - Cochin

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  • Glimpse of culture at Dakshin Chitra
  • Sightseeing in Covelong
  • Bask in French charms of Pondicherry
  • Explore Chidambaram and Kumbakonam
  • Full day excursion to Tanjore
  • Pray at fabled temples of Madurai
  • Awe at Kodaikanal
  • Explore the lure of Munnar
  • Cochin Sightseeing
  • Beach getaway in Mararikulam

Trip to South India Temples

13 N / 14 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur – Trichy - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Madurai - Chennai

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South India Tour from Mumbai

10 N / 11 D

Mumbai - Madurai - Chettinad - Trichy - Tanjore - Mahabalipuram - Kanchipuram - Chennai

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Essence of South with Goa

8 N / 9 D

Trichy - Madurai - Thekkady - Cochin - Goa - Mumbai

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  • Visit Srirangam Temple and Rockfort
  • Sacred tour to Meenakshi Sundareshwar temple
  • Boat ride to Periyar
  • Cochin guided tour
  • Explore the realms of Goa
  • Enjoy at the beaches and casinos of Goa

Religious Tour of South India

12 N / 13 D

Delhi - Bangalore - Puttaparthi - Tirupati - Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Madurai - Kanyakumari - Trivandrum - Delhi

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Ramayana Trail in India

10 N / 11 D

Ayodhya – Prayagraj – Chitrakoot - Panchvati (Nashik) – Hampi (Kishkindha) – Madurai - Rameshwaram (Ramsethu)

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South India Vacation Tour

18 N / 19 D

Mumbai – Mysore – Nagarhole – Coonoor – Cochin – Periyar – Madurai – Karaikadi – Tanjore – Pondicherry – Fisherman’s Cove – Chennai

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Sacred South India Temple Tour

11 N / 12 D

Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Chidambaram - Velankanni - Tanjore/Trichy - Madurai - Rameshwaram - Kanyakumari - Trivandrum

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Essence of South India

7 N / 8 D

Chennai - Madurai - Thekkady - Periyar - Cochin - Ooty - Mysore - Bangalore

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25 Days Tour to India

24 N / 25 D

Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Madurai - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Cochin - Mumbai - Udaipur - Jaipur - Agra - Orchha - Khajuraho - Varanasi - Delhi

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Cultural Tour To India

19 N / 20 D

Delhi – Khajuraho – Agra – Jaipur – Jodhpur – Udaipur – Aurangabad – Mumbai – Madurai – Chettinad – Trichy – Chennai

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Golden Chariot Southern Splendor Luxury Train Tour

7 N / 8 D

Bangalore – Chennai – Pondicherry – Tiruchirapalli – Thanjavur – Madurai – Thiruvananthapuram – Alleppey – Kochi – Bangalore

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FAQs about Madurai Tour Packages

Q: How Can I Plan a Trip to Madurai?
Ans: Madurai is an ancient city in Tamil Nadu which is visited by a large number of pilgrims every year from all across the world. The city is well-connected to all the popular cities in India. You can easily visit there by rail, road, or airways, and once you arrive, you can check-in at a hotel.    
Next, you can visit the popular temples of the city, such as Meenakshi Temple, Koodal Azhagar Temple, Azhagar Kovil Temple, Tirupparam Kunram Murugan Temple, Vandiyur Mariamman Temple, and so on.
Q: How Many Days are Enough for Madurai?

Ans: The ancient city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu has a large number of temples and other unique attractions. Hence, it is best to keep atleast 3 days for your trip to Madurai.

Q: Which Month is Best for Madurai?

Ans: The winter months from December to February is considered the best time to visit Madurai. The temperature during the period ranges between 20-29°C and is pleasant for sightseeing. Summers are not recommeded because the weather remains extremely hot.

Q: Which is the Coldest Month in Madurai?

Ans: The coldest month in Madurai has to be January when it records an average low temperature of 20.3 °C.

Q: What Food is Madurai Famous for?

Ans: The popular foods of Madurai are Crispy and Golden Dosa, Soft and Spongy Idly, Bun Parotta, Jil Jil Jigarthanda, Traditional Paruthi Paal, and Yum Yum Idiyappam.

Q: What is the Famous Thing to Buy in Madurai?

Ans: Madurai has so much to offer to tourists in terms of shopping. Hand-woven silk, batik textiles, cotton fabrics, bell-metal lamps, bronze images, wood and stone carvings are the best things to shop in Madurai. The locations where you should definitely visit on your trip to Madurai for shopping are South Avani Moola, East Masi street, and Town Hall Road.

Q: Why is Madurai Famous?

Ans: The cities of Madurai, home to the green goddess Meenakshi, are famous for their diverse cultures and sacred temples. Many temples are located in Madurai, including the Meenakshi Temple, Azhagar Temple, and Arakkaas Amman Temple near Madurai. 

Q: Which Items are Famous for Shopping in Madurai?

Ans: There is something for everyone in Madurai, from silk sarees, traditional jewellery, handicrafts, brassware and wooden carvings that you can buy from Madurai.