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Dhanushkodi Beach Tours and Activities

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The ghost town of Dhanushkodi sits at the southeast tip of Pamban Island in India’s Tamil Nadu state, just 30 kilometers from Talaimannar in Sri Lanka.

According to Hindu mythology, Lord Rama built a bridge between the mainland and Sri Lanka in order to bring his army across. After the war, Rama was said to destroy the bridge with one end of his bow, hence the name Dhanushkodi, which means 'end of the bow'. Hindu pilgrims come to bathe in the waters here before completing their pilgrimage to the city of Rameswaram.

Visitors can hire a jeep or join a minibus to traverse the beach, visiting the Kodanda Rama Temple, which juts out into the ocean, along the way. The beach is a stunning strip of white sand and, since there is little commercialism here, it remains clean and picturesque. The tour vehicles will navigate the sand and water up to the ‘ghost town’ resettlement colony, which was destroyed in a devastating cyclone in 1964, with only the remnants of railway platforms, the church, and an old post office remaining.

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Dhanushkodi Beach, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, 623526
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Jyotirlinga Tour from Madurai

Jyotirlinga Tour from Madurai

A powerful temple trip and sightseeing tour. Particularly, visiting the Jyothirlinga can make one attain “Moksha” (exemption from rebirth) according to Hindu beliefs. A new inclusion in the plan is Sir APJ Kalam’s memorial visit which is a must-do for every human. Let the noble soul’s vision and blessings of Lord Shiva bestow happiness throughout this trip and your life.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$71.81
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Madurai to Rameswaram Full-Day Tour

Madurai to Rameswaram Full-Day Tour

The town of Rameshwaram stands as a testimony of his faith. One of the four pilgrimage places, Char Dham of India, it modestly invites followers of Lord Shiva from everywhere to pay a visit at least once in their lifetime to the Jyotirlinga installed in the Ramanathaswamy Temple. Located in Ramanathapuram district, the town is a part of Pamban Island also known as Rameshwaram Island being associated with the legendry temple built in the marvelous Dravidian style of architecture. Includes private guide and driver, and hotel pickup and drop-off. 1.Snap photos of Pamban Bridge, a 100-year-old railway bridge that connects the island to India's mainland. 2. Visit several important Hindu sites including Ramanathaswamy Temple. 3. From Madurai full-day tour to Pamban Island with Rameswaram and Dhanushkodi Beach. 4.View the Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal from the sands of Dhanushkodi Beach 5. Includes private guide and driver, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sacred Pilgrimage Tour - 2nd Abode of Lord Rama in Rameswaram from Madurai

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
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South India Devotional Tour Package

South India Devotional Tour Package

South India Devotional Tour Package consists of all most all the Devotional places in Tamilnadu. Tourists who wish to do temple darshan or tourist who love to explore the cultural and architectural beauty of south India can choose this package. Each temple covered in this package has its own uniqueness and History.
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  • 10 days
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Should I book Dhanushkodi Beach tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Dhanushkodi Beach can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Dhanushkodi Beach 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Dhanushkodi Beach costs USD 71.81. Guided Dhanushkodi Beach tours start around USD 71.81 per person.
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