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Foodies Day Out at MaduraiBus Tours

Foodies Day Out at Madurai

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We at "Foodies Day Out" offer you the chance to experience the local cuisine as the natives do. We take you to places where no guide book can lead you to. On this tour, we travel across the city of Madurai, to taste the best culinary dishes the city has to offer. We drive around in a car to eat the best signature dishes of our local eateries and also walk along the streets to indulge ourselves in uninhibited eating spree. You will get to taste some unique "madurai" dishes, such as paruthipaal (cotton seed milk), thennam kuruthu (bark of the coconut tree), bun parotta, the super delicious Jil Jil Jigar Thanda etc.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$43.59
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US$43.59

Once Upon A Madurai TrailCultural Tours

Once Upon A Madurai Trail

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Discover the secrets of Madurai on this engaging walking tour. As you make your way through the ancient city, your expert guide will share fascinating stories about kings, Gods, and amazing Madurai residents. Listen to impressive tales that skirt the fine line between myth and history. This relaxed walking tour moves through the city at a leisurely pace.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$23.59
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US$23.59

Sacred Pilgrimage Tour - 2nd Abode of Lord Rama in Rameswaram from MaduraiDay Trips

Sacred Pilgrimage Tour - 2nd Abode of Lord Rama in Rameswaram from Madurai

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Travel with your own private guide to Rameswaram and Dhanushkodi beach for a full-day tour of the highlights of Pamban island. Your guide handles all the details and provides insightful commentary about landmarks such as Ramanathaswamy Temple and Pamban Bridge. After a stop for lunch (own expense), have time to relax at Dhanushkodi beach before returning to Madurai.
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  • 10 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$88.35
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US$88.35
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Madurai Local Sightseeing Tour Bus Tours

Madurai Local Sightseeing Tour

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Explore the top attractions of Madurai on a private full-day tour that highlights the city's ancient temples. Your own private driver takes you to Meenakshi Temple, Thiruparankundram Temple, Alagar Temple, and Pazhamudhir Solai, providing a close look at the variety of Hindu temples. You'll also stop at the Thirumalai Nayak Palace and have time to browse the displays at the Gandhi Memorial Museum, which include photographs of Gandhi and some of his personal artifacts. Includes private driver-guide and vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 7 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$45.00
Price varies by group size
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US$45.00
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Half Day - Madurai City TourBus Tours

Half Day - Madurai City Tour

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Discover the ancient southern city of Madurai, located in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, on this private tour. Called the “Athens of the East,” the city holds great historical importance to the country. On this tour, see its main landmarks including the Meenakshi Amman Temple and its musical pillars, which produce a different note when struck. Other stops include the Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace and the Gandhi Museum.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$41.58
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US$41.58
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Madurai Street Food Crawl (2 Hours Guided Food Tasting Tour)Cultural Tours

Madurai Street Food Crawl (2 Hours Guided Food Tasting Tour)

Madurai is tourist paradise and for centuries it is known for its rich and yummy South Indian food culture, we are fortunate today that this rich food culture is preserved in the form of small food joints by some thoughtful people for generations. We have designed this amazing experience for you with an intention to take you to these places for food tasting, so that you can also cherish this food, feast your taste buds and have a fabulous and lasting impression. 1. You will taste more than five mouth watering authentic delicacies on this food tour, if you are a food lover and enjoy experiencing different kind of foods, then you should not miss this walking tour because trust us, you will surely regret it later. 2. We have designed this amazing experience for you with an intention to take you to these places for food tasting. 3. Be prepared to fill your mouth with mouth watering delights and please bring an appetite.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$13.75
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US$13.75
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Munnar 3-Day Private Sightseeing Tour from MaduraiMulti-day Tours

Munnar 3-Day Private Sightseeing Tour from Madurai

This package is specially designed for the travelers who would like to book the city tour with airport transfers, sightseeing and accommodation. This tour include private airport transfer with assistance, 2 Nights hotels accommodation with breakfast, 1 full day guided city tour with monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
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  • 3 days
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US$347.00
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US$347.00
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Private Custom Tour: Madurai Sightseeing with GuideFull-day Tours

Private Custom Tour: Madurai Sightseeing with Guide

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It is said that the city Madurai, which is located on the banks of the river Vaigai, has been a major settlement for about two millennia. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. It is also one of India's most outstanding Hindu pilgrimage centers. Join us for the private full-day sightseeing tour and explore the city, popular for its temples built by Pandyan and Madurai Nayak kings in the Dravidian style of architecture.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$77.95
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US$77.95
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 Cultural walking Tour with Guide – Vanakkam MaduraiPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Cultural walking Tour with Guide – Vanakkam Madurai

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The speciality of the walking tour  “Vanakkam Madurai” is that the tourists start exploring Madurai city at the dawn escorted by one of our team members through the streets of Madurai which has seen hundreds of vagaries preserving the tradition and portraying the modernity. The walking tour is only for two hours from 6 a.m to 8 a.m. During the walking tour, you can enjoy the traditional snacks and breakfast prepared in a hygienic and healthy way.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$38.98
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US$38.98

Tour to Chettinad Heritage Town, Thirumayam Fort & Temples from MaduraiDay Trips

Tour to Chettinad Heritage Town, Thirumayam Fort & Temples from Madurai

Spend the day exploring the Chettinad region on a day tour from Madurai. Immerse yourself in the arts and culture of the region, populated with 18th-century mansions and palatial houses in the villages of Kad-iyapatti, Aathangudi, Kanadanur, and Kaanadukathan. Snap photos and see the remarkable architecture while listening to in-depth narrative from your guide.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$64.44
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US$64.44
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Nature & Spiritual Trails of Madurai (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour)Nature and Wildlife

Nature & Spiritual Trails of Madurai (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour)

Explore the nature trails of a city and experience secrets in its kitty in the beautiful city of Madurai. Enjoy the company of tall trees and beautiful landscapes with this nature walk. 1. The scenic green beauty of nature and gardens will give nature-lovers a small dose of wilderness needed to refresh their spirit. 2. Journey begins from Alagar kovil with some easy walk going through a Murgan Temple with nature beauty, narrow passages to reach at the beautiful temples. 3. Experience the lush green plains, soothing and serene climate, mystical atmosphere of the city during the walking tour with our storyteller. 4. We follow a unique style of ‘infotainment’ to ensure that you enjoy the tour and don't get bored, irrespective of whether you love history or not.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$10.99
From
US$10.99
Taking safety measures

Ancient Temples Tour in MaduraiBus Tours

Ancient Temples Tour in Madurai

Discover sightseeing tour of this ancient yet bustling city, which dominates one the oldest city in India. Meenakshi Amman Temple Gopurams (pyramidal gateway towers) is covered with a profusion of multi- coloured images of mystical figures, animals and gods. Also visit to other famous attractions of Koodal Alagar Temple, Thiruparankundram, Pazhamudhir Cholai and Alagar Koil
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$41.58
Price varies by group size
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US$41.58
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Sacred Pilgrimage Tour to Palani from MaduraiDay Trips

Sacred Pilgrimage Tour to Palani from Madurai

Palani Murugan Temple is known as the third in six holy adobes of Lord Murugan and considered the most prominent abodes of Muruga. The deity ‘Lord Palani Murugan’ is referred to as ‘Lord Dandayudhapani’, having the staff in His hand and the deity is made out of amalgam of nine minerals known as ‘Navabashana’.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
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US$155.93
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US$155.93
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Athens of the East, A day Spend Touring MaduraiBus Tours

Athens of the East, A day Spend Touring Madurai

Spend a day touring Madurai, affectionately known as the Athens of the East. This city is believed to be one of the oldest in the world and remains an important Hindu pilgrimage site. Walk the “Thousand Pillared Hall” of the Meenakshi Amman Temple; see the mix of Dravidian, Islamic, and European styles at the Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace; and learn about critical moments in Indian history at the Gandhi Memorial Museum.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$208.00
Price varies by group size
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US$208.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Sacred Pilgrimage Tour to Thiruparankundram & Palamudircholai in MaduraiBus Tours

Sacred Pilgrimage Tour to Thiruparankundram & Palamudircholai in Madurai

Book your own private driver for an excursion to two impressive temples on the outskirts of Madurai: Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple and Pazhamudhir Solai. After pickup from your Madurai hotel and a comfortable ride, have time to explore each temple independently and at your own pace. With round-trip transportation by private vehicle, it’s easy to fit this half-day tour into your schedule.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
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US$41.58
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US$41.58
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Athens Of The East - A Day In MaduraiBus Tours

Athens Of The East - A Day In Madurai

Spend your day touring Madurai, known as the Athens of the East, it is famous for its temples. It is one of India's most popular Hindu pilgrimage centers. The third largest city in the State of Tamil Nadu is situated on the banks of the river Vaigai and has been a major population center for millennia. It is thought to be one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. Highlights • Meenakshi Amman Temple • Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace • Gandhi Museum
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$162.00
Price varies by group size
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US$162.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Rural TourismDay Trips

Rural Tourism

Treat yourself to an unforgettable amazement of authentic and regional road-side food in Ramanathapuram,. Known as a coastal areas, the ancient city also has noteworthy food courts, stalls and eateries.
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  • 1 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$38.24
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US$38.24

Private Tour: Madurai Sightseeing with GuideBus Tours

Private Tour: Madurai Sightseeing with Guide

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Madurai is an ancient city that is situated in the South state Tamil Nadu, India. It is the earliest recorded civilisation and there is evidence that there was human settlement here dating back to 300 BC. The town is built around the Meenakshi Temple. It is well known for various reasons one of them being the historical monuments like the Meenakshi Amman Temple and Tirumalai Nayak Palace. Madurai has also contributed a lot to Indian literature with its rich and abundant literary tradition. On your visit here admire the Dravidian style of architecture as you pay pilgrimage to Meenakshi temple. The pillars outside the temple are erected so cleverly that they one can hear different notes when touching them. Thirumalai Nayak palace is known as the living palace of the Nayak Kings, it was built in the 17th century and is a beautiful construction with several pillars and domes around. With only a fourth portion of this marvel surviving.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$55.01
Price varies by group size
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US$55.01
Price varies by group size

 The best of Madurai walking tourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

The best of Madurai walking tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Did you know that over time, Madurai came to be called the "Athens of the East" because of its similar architectural style? Also, Madurai is popularly called 'Thoonga Nagaram,' the city that never sleeps. But do you know why, though? That nickname justifiably describes its nightlife: what Madurai is proud about is its 24 hour market instead of nightclubs. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Madurai. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
From
US$477.12
per group
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US$477.12
per group

 Romantic tour in MaduraiValentine's Day

Romantic tour in Madurai

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. What could be a romantic getaway spot for the lovebirds? Meenakshi Temple is the place to go! You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. The perfect spot for romantic couples Madurai to relax? Madurai is popularly called 'Thoonga Nagaram,' the city that never sleeps. That nickname justifiably describes its nightlife: what Madurai is proud about is its 24 hour market instead of nightclubs. This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
From
US$477.12
per group
From
US$477.12
per group

Private Tour - Half day Madurai City SightseeingBus Tours

Private Tour - Half day Madurai City Sightseeing

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Madurai is an ancient city that is situated in the South state Tamil Nadu, India. It is the earliest recorded civilisation and there is evidence that there was human settlement here dating back to 300 BC. The town is built around the Meenakshi Temple. It is well known for various reasons one of them being the historical monuments like the Meenakshi Amman Temple and Tirumalai Nayak Palace. Madurai has also contributed a lot to Indian literature with its rich and abundant literary tradition. On your visit here admire the Dravidian style of architecture as you pay pilgrimage to Meenakshi temple. The pillars outside the temple are erected so cleverly that they one can hear different notes when touching them. Thirumalai Nayak palace is known as the living palace of the Nayak Kings, it was built in the 17th century and is a beautiful construction with several pillars and domes around. With only a fourth portion of this marvel surviving.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$45.85
Price varies by group size
From
US$45.85
Price varies by group size

Full Day Private Tour From Madurai To TrichyDay Trips

Full Day Private Tour From Madurai To Trichy

Full day excursion tour to Trichy include AC vehicle and accompanies English speaking guide service from Trichy. Its include visit to all places of tourist interest in city and entrances to all monuments in the itinerary. Pick up and drop off from any hotels in Madurai is well included. We serve complementary bottled water in vehicle and flexible to accommodate guest requirement during the tour.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
From
US$110.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$110.00
Price varies by group size

Madurai One Day TourDay Trips

Madurai One Day Tour

The Day tour at Madurai , Will give the remarkable experience , you can understand the culture, day life, food, architecture of India, History, and finally stories . In this your people can have change to see the most valuable palace of Madurai and get your inner peace.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$48.14
From
US$48.14

5-Day Private Tour of South India Temples from MaduraiMulti-day Tours

5-Day Private Tour of South India Temples from Madurai

Five days private tour will begin in Madurai, a gateway city with one of the largest active temple complex in India. From here proceed to Rameshwaram a shore city with one of the most secred site of Hindu pilgrimage hosting Jyotirlinga & one of Four Dham. Then Proceed to Thanjavur via visiting Chettinad a region once occupied by wealthy merchants their mansions are now left abandoned. Visit the Great Living Chola Temple in Thanjore then proceed to Trichy home to another active large temple complex complex. You can fly out either from Trichy or from Madurai.
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  • 5 days
From
US$638.00
Price varies by group size
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US$638.00
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