Best Places to visit near Madurai
Kodaikanal ( Tour Package from Madurai
Kodaikanal is a hill town in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is a charming hill station, stands amidst sylvan beauty on the southern crest of the upper Palani Hills. It’s set in an area of granite cliffs, forested valleys, lakes, waterfalls and grassy hills.The Kurinji Flower is in full bloom around December once in 12 years, and it bathes the valley in a beautiful sea of blue. It was last in full bloom in 2006; its next bloom is expected in 2018.
Distance From Madurai :120 Km
Palani ( Tour package from Madurai)
This temple is one among the six Padaiveedu’s of Lord Muruga. the 3rd Padaiveedu namely Arulmigu Thiruvaavinankudi temple is part and parts of this temple. The Hill Temple of Palani is one of the most famous temples of Lord Muruga in India. It is located in the town of Palani, 100 km southeast of Coimbatore and a similar distance northwest of Madurai, and in the foot-hills of the eponymous Palani Hills. The Pazhani temple is referred by Nakeerar as the third among the Aarupadaiveedu in his work Thirumurugatrupadai.
Distance From Madurai : 120 Km
The very sound of the word Thekkady conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice-scented plantations. In the Periyar forest of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India and spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great apportunities for treks and mountain walks
Distance From Madurai : 150 Km
Rameswaram ( Tour package from Madurai)
The holy city of Rameshwaram also known as the ‘Varanasi of the South’ in Ramanathapuram district is an island paradise of golden sand, situated 164 kilometers south-east of Madurai. This pilgrim center has two famous temples namely Ramanathaswamy Temple and Kothanda Ramaswamy temple. The temple is known for its long corridors with pillars having beautiful sculptures. It also has a big tower measuring to a height of 38.4 meters. The Kothanda Ramaswamy temple is situated about 3 kilometers from the extreme tip of the island. Rameshwaram is one of the major marine food centres in South India.