Madurai, Tamil Nadu ‘s cultural capital, has several titles to its credit, such as “The East of Athens,” “Sleepless City,” and “The City of Temples.” This ancient city steeped in history is one of the best places to visit in Tamil Nadu and a popular pilgrimage destination in India. Therefore, the city got its name derived from the Tamil word “mathuram,” which means “sweetness,” as Madurai.The Distance between Madurai to Dindigul by road is 66KM. From Dindigul to Madurai on the way to visit Athisayam amusement theme park.
This is the place where the language of Tamil matured many centuries ago and is the southern area’s main commercial centre. There are many places that are worth a visit and are a prime example of ancient Dravidian history.This dazzling city is proud to be Pandiyas and Thirumalai Nayakar’s capital city. The style of architecture here is greatly admired by all.
DAY WISE ITINERARY
DAY 1 – Dindigul to Madurai (Madurai Sightseeing)
- Morning Pick up From Dindigul.
- Then proceed towards Madurai.
- To visit Sri Meenakshi Amman Temple.
- Aayiram Kaal Mandapam.
- Gandhi Museum.
- Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal.
- Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple.
- Overnight stay @ Madurai.
DAY 2 – Madurai Sightseeing.
- Morning Breakfast and then Check out.
- To visit Koodal Azhagar Temple Pazhamudhir Solai.
- Vandiyur Mariyamman Temple.
- Yoga Narasimha Perumal Temple.
- Pandi Muneeswaran Kovil.
- Then proceed towards Dindigul.
- Finally drop at Dindigul.
What ‘s Included
- We can provide stay for ( 2*, 3*, 5*, 7* )
- Solo Traveller
- Double sharing Rooms
- Suite Rooms
- Deluxe Rooms
- Royal Suite Rooms
- Home Stay (As per required )
- From Trip start to till end the Tour Guide will be take care Local Speaking Guide – ( English,Tamil,Hindi,Telugu & Malayalam ) *
- Breakfast Lunch Dinner (As per required )
- All local vehicle transport.(Dindigul to Madurai to Dindigul)
One of the famous temples in India is the Meenakshi Amman temple in Madurai. This city is renowned for South Indian spicy foods, scrumptious Jigarthanda and fluffy Idly (Rice cake), apart from architecture. Dindigul to Madurai to visit many sightseeing like Famous Temples, Historical sites,etc..
As all three primary congregations of Tamil scholars, the Third Tamil Sangams, were held in the city between 1780 BCE and the 3rd century CE, Madurai is closely associated with the Tamil language. The city’s recorded history dates back to the 3rd century BCE, when Megasthenes, the Greek ambassador to India, and Kautilya, the minister of Chandragupta Maurya, the Mauryan emperor, were mentioned.
With the Meenakshi Amman Temple and Tirumalai Nayak Palace being the most prominent, the city has a number of historical monuments. In South Tamil Nadu, Madurai is an important industrial and educational hub. The town is home to various industries in automotive, rubber, chemical, hand loom textiles and granite manufacturing.
The Tamil Nadu government has planned a satellite town near Thoppur for Madurai. Madurai has major public schools, such as the Madurai Medical College, the Homeopathic Medical College, the Madurai Law College, the Agricultural College and the Research Institute. Madurai is recognised as East Athens and a place of great historical and cultural significance.
It was originally referred to as Kadambavanam or the “Kadamba Forest” or Kadamba Nauclea. Several historic temples, monuments, churches and mosques are located in Madurai. With the world-famous Sri Meenakshi Amman Temple at its core, it is a pilgrimage centre and gateway to southern Tamil Nadu.
As an iconic jewel for the city, Chithirai Festival is one of Madurai ‘s magnificent and colourful festivals. It is a celebration of Goddess Meenakshi and Sundareshwarar’s heavenly wedding. The first month of the Tamizh Calendar is Chithirai, between April and May. This is a historical celebration because in the heart of the centre of the city, the Meenakshi Amman Temple, the whole city will be in a festive mood.
This is the welcome ceremony for the god Azhagar, Meenakshi ‘s brother who comes to marry Madurai. On full moon day, the whole night city does not sleep in Thallakulam Perumal Temple as all people and devotees welcome god Azhagar by performing rituals and ceremonies.
After the sacred marriage was over, Azhagar reached the Vaigai River on a golden horse. This is a historical event when, once delivering the gifts he brought to her sister’s wedding, god Azhagar returns to Azhagar temple. In the middle of the Vaigai River, this event will be handled in a Mandapam.
Next day, in various palanquins such as Sesha Vahanam (Sneck) in the morning, Garuda Vahanam (eagle) in the afternoon, Moksha for Manduga Maharishi, Azhagar appears for devotees and proceeds in the night for Dasavathara Katchi 10 incarnations at Ramarayar Mandapam. For more detail about Dindigul to Madurai tour packages please contact 9443204141,9578784466.