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Rameshwaram Tour Packages

With our collection of Rameshwaram tour packages, embark on a journey of a lifetime to visit some of the most remarkable and prominent temples in Tamil Nadu. Rameshwaram is one of the foremost religious cities in Tamil Nadu also known as Varanasi of the South.

 Located on eastern side of the island in the Gulf of Mannar, Rameshwaram is an important pilgrimage center for both Vaishnavaites and Shaivites as it was at Rameshwaram where Lord Rama performed thanksgiving rituals to Lord Shiva after his triumph over the demon king Ravana in the battle at Sri Lanka.

With our Rameshwaram holiday packages, explore the Ramanathaswamy Temple famous for its 1200 massive granite columns and a fine example of Dravidian architecture along with grand Dravidian and Great Living Chola Temples of Tamil Nadu which are inscribed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites.



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3 Nights / 4 Days Madurai Rameshwaram Kanyakumari Tour Package

Madurai - Rameshwaram - Kanyakumari

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13 Nights / 14 Days Trip to South India Temples

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

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13 Nights / 14 Days Complete Tamilnadu Tour

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

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19 Nights / 20 Days 12 Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra

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
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FAQs Rameshwaram

Ques: Where is Rameshwaram located?

Ans: Rameshwaram is located in Tamil Nadu state of India, the southernmost state. It is located on Pamban Island in Gulf of Mannar and is connected to mainland of India by a bridge. From Here it is only 40 kms to Srilanka and Geological evidence suggests that the Rama Sethu was a former land connection between India and Srilanka (reference of which is generally found in Hindu mythology, in Indian epic Ramayana).

Ques: How to reach Rameshwaram?

Ans: Rameshwaram can be reached by Air, Train and Road.

  • The Nearest airport is Madurai which is also now an international airport, provides good connectivity from other major Indian city airport
  • Nearest railway station is Rameshwaram (RMM), however the most widely connected railway station is Madurai, from Madurai you can travel by train to Rameshwaram or you can hire a taxi.
  • By Road, it is well connected to Madurai, Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari.

Ques: Which is the best time to visit Rameshwaram?

Ans: Rameshwaram being a coastal town has tropical weather.

Best time to visit Rameshwaram is from October to April, which is non humid. Summer months are humid and hot.

Ques: Which are the nearest important religious cities to Rameshwaram?

Ans: From Rameshwaram, you can connect to Madurai popular for Meenakshi Amman Temple, to ancient temple town of Tirunelveli and to Kanyakumari, the southernmost tip of India where you can visit Bhagwath Amman Temple and other noted sites.

From Rameshwaram to Madurai            173 kms / 3.5 hrs drive

From Rameshwaram to Tirunelveli        227 kms / 05 hrs drive

From Rameshwaram to Kanyakumari     310 kms / 06 hrs drive

Ques: Which are the most important places of interest in Rameshwaram?

Ans: Rameshwaram is a sacred city, very important pilgrimage site in Hindu religion. The places of religious importance and are must visit while on a visit to Rameshwaram are:

  • Ramanatha swamy temple - part of one of the twelve Jyotirlinga temple, making it as a revered pilgrimage site.
  • Temple tanks - These tanks are known as holy water bodies, there are many in Rameshwaram but 24 of these are most scared. Bathing in these tanks are considered important and is equivalent to penance.
  • Gandhamathana Parvatham - It is 3 kms from Ramanathaswamy temple, and there is a hall where you can see Lord Rama’s footprint on a wheel. The RamarpathamTemple is located on this hillock and is considered the highest point in Rameshwaram.
  • Dhanushkodi - the southernmost tip of the island that houses the Kothandaramaswamy Temple dedicated to Rama.Though Dhanushkodi was washed away during the 1964 cyclone, the temple alone remained intact. A popular belief is that, Dhanushkodi is where Vibishana, a brother of Ravana surrendered before Rama in the epic Ramayana.

Ques: Which Hindu god is Rameshwaram famous for?

Ans: Rameshwaram, means Lord of Rama, known for Lord Shiva which is the presiding deity of Ramanathasawamy temple and a Jyotirlinga. This town also found its mention in Ramayana, where Lord Rama built the stone bridge to Srilanka.

Ques: Is Rameshwaram known as Jyotirlinga or Chardham?

Ans: Rameshwaram is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas and it is also one of the Chardham destinations known as four abodes.

Ques: Are there any good hotels to stay at Rameshwaram?

Ans: There are two ways to visit Rameshwaram, one as a day excursion from Madurai and second as a part of night stay. There are many good options of hotels which are now available in Rameshwaram, from good standard, Hyatt Place hotel to budget standard. There are no limitations from accommodation point of view, compared to other South Indian towns.

Ques: Can I travel from Rameshwaram to Srilanka by sea?

Ans: No you cannot, last point that you can visit here is Dhanushkodi which is at a distance 40 kms from Srilanka. If you wish to travel to Srilanka, you can board the flight from Madurai, the nearest airport from Rameshwaram.

Ques: Which is the most important pilgrimage site in Rameshwaram?

Ans: Ramanathaswamy is the most sacred of all temples of Temples of Rameshwaram. It is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga and it is said that pilgrimage remains incomplete in your life if you do not visit Rameshwaram.

Ques: Which are some of the packages and itineraries for Rameshwaram?

Ans: Following are some of the Tour Programs for Rameshwaram: