Nestled on the bank of the River Vaigai, Madurai will take you on a journey of the bygone era through the spectacular religious and historical monuments. It is a center of rich culture, tradition, and history. Witness its most iconic landmark, the Meenakshi Amman Temple, by booking our Coimbatore to Madurai tour packages.
Why do people from Coimbatore love Madurai for vacation?
People from Coimbatore head to Madurai for a vacation due to its rich cultural and historical significance. The city is home to various temples, each reflecting the Dravidian style of architecture. The bustling streets, delicious local cuisine, and vibrant festivities add to the charm of this ancient city.
Coimbatore to Madurai tour packages cater to all your needs and preferences. Each package is thoughtfully designed to provide you with the best experience while considering your budget and time constraints. The packages include comfortable accommodation, convenient local transportation, fun activities, and exciting sightseeing options.
Why Book with us?
At Madurai Tourism, we understand that planning a trip can be daunting. Our team of travel experts creates personalized Coimbatore to Madurai tour packages based on various traveler requirements. We offer customizable Madurai tour packages that allow you to choose activities and destinations according to your preferences.
Resort & Hotels options with our Coimbatore to Madurai Tour Packages
Madurai offers a wide variety of accommodation options for tourists based on your budget and comfort. You can choose from luxurious hotels to refreshing resorts and budget-friendly homestays. Book a simple lodging with good food and modern amenities in the Ashrams, guest houses, and pocket-friendly hotels.
The heritage and boutique resorts and hotels greet you with world-class amenities and top-notch services. Enjoy the thoughtful blend of luxury and comfort. You can also request customized meals, family rooms, city tours, and special arrangements or celebrations.
Popular Sightseeing Places
The popular sightseeing places in Madurai are:
The 17th-century Thirumalai Nayak Mahal is a charming palace. It depicts a fusion of Islamic and Dravidian architectural styles. It has magnificent 82-foot-tall pillars and stunning stucco work on its domes and arches. Today, only 1/4th of the palace remains. Explore the circular garden, palanquin palace, dancing hall, and the pond. Attend the light-and-sound performance that happens every evening.
Gandhi Memorial Museum is one of the 5 Gandhi Sangrahalayas in India. The museum dates back to 1670 and is built inside the historic Tamukkam Palace. Browse through the photos, manuscripts, photocopies of letters, and other significant articles of Gandhi’s Pre-Independence struggle. You can also see the blood-stained dhoti from the day of his assassination.
One of the largest of its kind in India, the Meenakshi Amman Temple is over 2500 years old. The presiding deity is Goddess Parvati, in the form of Devi Meenakshi and Lord Shiva. Admire the majestic towers with intricate carvings and the Dravidian-styled Hall of 1000 Pillars. Visit the museum to learn about Madurai’s cultural and historical past.
4. Alagar Koil
Alagar Koil is a Lord Vishnu shrine surrounded by lush surroundings and the ruins of an ancient fort. It stands at the foot of the Alagar Hills. The large temple features elaborate carvings and sculptures on its walls. The deity’s stone statue is an excellent masterpiece from Kallalgar.
Activities & Things to do
Madurai has a lot to offer regarding activities and things to do. You can visit the Kazimar Big Mosque, the oldest in Madurai, which displays spell-binding architecture and intricate artwork on the walls. Spend quality time at the peaceful Vaigai Dam by strolling in the lovely garden, bird watching, and spotting exotic wildlife.
Shop at the 17th-century market, Puthu Mandapam, for its traditional handicrafts and antiques. You can buy locally made handicrafts, handloom sarees, brassware, and other souvenirs at the Cottage Arts Emporium. Head to Avani Moola Street for reasonably-priced everyday items.
Madurai is famous for its handicrafts, handloom sarees, and traditional artifacts. You can also take home some delicious local delicacies like banana chips, masalas, pickles, and spices.
How to reach Madurai from Coimbatore
Take a flight to Madurai or board a train to Madurai Junction. You can also cover the 215 km distance between Coimbatore and Madurai by driving or booking a cab. It will take only 4 hours to reach Madurai via NH 44 or 4.5 hours via NH 83.
Madurai is the beautiful ‘Lotus City’ offering travelers of all types a relaxing vacation. Our Coimbatore to Madurai Tour Packages will help you explore this ancient city's stunning architecture, rich culture, vibrant festivals, and delicious cuisine of Madurai at your own pace.