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Madurai claims to be the soul of the southern state of Tamil Nadu. Steeped in Tamil culture, it is a vivacious ancient city. Renowned as one of the oldest Indian cities, it has retained its age-old lifestyle and traditions over the years. Our Madurai Holiday Packages allow you to experience the city’s many colors and charm.

Madurai is famous for its vibrant temples, time-honored rituals, and colorful festivals. It is also known as the 'City of Temples', with age-old buildings reflecting splendid architecture. Whether you plan a weekend escapade or a week-long holiday, Madurai promises a memorable trip. You can marvel at the architectural brilliance of the holy shrines and immerse in the captivating natural beauty of the serene surroundings.

Why do Indians Love Madurai for Vacation?

Indians love Madurai for vacation because it takes them on a journey to discover the divine. It is a tranquil and graceful pilgrimage destination. You can come close to Tamil culture and traditions, admire the architectural splendor of the temples, and savor their delicious cuisine. Madurai is also famous for its textile industry, which offers a wide variety of handloom sarees and other garments.

Packages Overview

Madurai Holiday Packages are handcrafted to offer a unique blend of history, culture, and spirituality. Our packages come with well-planned itineraries that cover all the major attractions of Madurai. They include visits to the famous Meenakshi Amman Temple, Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace, Gandhi Museum, and Alagar Koil.

You can also indulge in delicious local cuisine and shop for souvenirs at the local markets. We also offer customizable packages to cater to individual preferences. You can choose a package based on your budget and duration of stay.

Why Book with us?

When you book Madurai Holiday Packages with Holidays DNA, you can be assured of a hassle-free and memorable trip. Our packages are designed to offer the best experience at an affordable price. We take care of all your travel needs, from travel bookings to hotel accommodations, local transport, and sightseeing tours.

Our team of experienced professionals ensures that you have a comfortable, safe, and enjoyable stay in Madurai. They are also available to address your queries 24/7.

Resort & Hotels options with our Madurai Holiday Packages

Madurai provides a wide variety of accommodation options for varying budgets and travel needs. You can book guesthouses, standard hotels, and hostels with satisfactory facilities for a pocket-friendly stay. They offer best-in-class amenities with cozy rooms.

Have a luxury experience at the environment-friendly boutique stays and heritage resorts. The spacious and well-equipped rooms and suites offer you the utmost comfort. You can also request services like baby care, family rooms, city tours, gym, spa, and multi-cuisine food.

Popular Sightseeing Places in Madurai

1. Thirumalai Nayak Palace
Thirumalai Nayak Palace, Madurai

Built by King Thirumalai Nayak in 1638, Thirumalai Nayak Palace depicts a fusion of Rajput and Dravidian architecture. It is a spectacular national monument featuring pillars adorned with sculptures, an ancient pond, a massive dome, and a huge central courtyard. Besides a circular garden and the circular pillars, it also comprises a palanquin palace, shrine, armory, royal bandstand, dancing hall, apartments, and quarters.

2. Meghamalai

Meghamalai is also called ‘High Wavy Mountains’. It is a 1500-meter-high charming and bio-diverse place located in the Western Ghats. It is an unexplored paradise with cloud-covered peaks. The undulating terrain is dotted with tea estates and cardamom plantations. Enjoy trekking, nature walks, birdwatching, and wildlife spotting. Spot grey jungle fowl, flying squirrels, sloth bears, barn swallows, and great Indian Hornbills.

3. Alagar Koil
Alagar Koil, Madurai

Dedicated to Lord Alagar, Alagar Koil is a celebrated Vishnu temple located on a hillock. It is a masterpiece of Dravidian architecture, comprising intricately carved pillars, a beautiful gold-plated Viamana, and splendid Gopurams. From atop, you can soak in the panoramic views of the lush surroundings. Witness breathtaking sculptures on the site, depicting various postures of Lord Vishnu. The annual Chittirai festival celebrated here attracts tourists from all over the world.

4. Meenakshi-Sundereshwara Temple
Meenakshi-Sundereshwara Temple, Madurai

Located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River, Meenakshi-Sundereshwara Temple is one of the largest of its kind in India. Worship the presiding deity Goddess Meenakshi and her consort, Lord Sundereswarar. Built according to the Shilpa Shastra, it has 14 Gopurams, golden Vimanas, holy sanctums, and shrines. The astonishing Hall of Thousand Pillars has each pillar featuring life-like high, ornate, and bold sculptures.

Activities and things to do in Madurai

While Madurai is synonymous with temples, there is much more to explore in this vibrant city. The Gandhi Museum is dedicated to the father of our nation and is a must-visit for history buffs. Nature enthusiasts can visit the Samanar Hills, a breathtaking spot for trekking and birdwatching. Adventure seekers can indulge in activities like paragliding, rock climbing, and rappelling in nearby areas.

You can also indulge in some retail therapy at the local markets that offer a wide variety of traditional handicrafts, textiles, and spices. Explore the 17th-century Pudhu Mandapam Market, which sells handlooms and textiles. Discover unique handicrafts at Avani Moola Street and Chithirai Street. Madurai Mall is one of the 1st and few malls in the town.

Madurai offers a huge variety of silk sarees, cotton fabrics, home décor, brassware, traditional jewelry, wooden carvings, handicrafts, and kitchenware. You can also buy copper and brass utensils, silver articles, designer clothes, and accessories.

Madurai also offers an exquisite culinary experience with its delectable Tamil cuisine. From street food to fine dining, there is something to satisfy every palate. You can try the famous Madurai Jigarthanda or indulge in a delicious South Indian thali. Other popular authentic local dishes are Paruppu Usili, Kari Dosai, and Kothu Parotta.

Madurai is truly a gem of South India, offering a unique and enriching experience to all its visitors. The city captivates visitors with its rich culture, vibrant festivals, unique shopping opportunities, delicious cuisine, and beautiful temples. Our Madurai Holiday Packages offer the perfect opportunity to explore this divine destination. Each package is customizable and flexible to include top-notch services, transport, and accommodations.

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