Popular temple cities in South India covering Tamil Nadu and Kerala States are Madurai, Rameswaram, Tirunelveli, Thiruchendur, Trivandrum and Velankanni. Out of these popular pilgrimages in South India are to Rameswaram and Madurai. Apart from these two Tirupati and Trivandrum too are pilgrimage cities for Lord Balaji and Lord Padmanabha Swamy respectively.

One day Packages

Few of the cities have one day packages too to make a visit like Kanyakumari and Rameswaram that benefits busy travelers and tourists. Though one day trip packages do not cover the whole in and around beauties of the tourist destinations yet the travel agencies or guides help us with the famous tourist spots.

South India Temple Packages                                        

One can avail special South Indian Temple Package when they wish to cover all the temple cities at once in South India.

It includes Thiruchendur, Kanyakumari, Rameswaram and Madurai.

Notable places to be covered in this South India Temple Package tour are as follows. From Madurai Meenatchi Amman Temple, Tiruparangundram and Tirumulai Nayagar Mahal. And Rameswaram temple, Ramar Pathan & Devi pattinbam from Rameswaram. The package covers Kanyakumari Bagavthiamman temple, Vevekananda Memorial and Sun set in Kanyakumari.. The other city to be covered under the South Indian Temple packages tour is Thiruchendur. Places to be covered in and around Thiruchendur are Thiruchendur Temple and Vana Thirupati.


Rameswaram, which is an island in the Indian Ocean, is popular for Lord Shiva Temple. It is a customary for the Hindus to visit Rameswaram after visiting the most sacred Kasi.

Places that are covered in one day trip to Rameswaram are Rameswaram temple, Pamban palam, Devi Pattinam, Ramar Patham and Beach.


Most of the travelers visiting Rameswaram do pay a visit to Kanyakumari. Even the transport vehicles are also frequently available from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari round the clock. Kanya  Kumari is also one of the beautiful place in South India to make a visit and it is the extreme southern edge of India.

Popular places that are to be covered under one day tour packages in and around Kanyakumari are Sunset & Sunrise, Vivekananda Rock, Thiruvalluvar Statue, Gandhi mandapam, Kamarajar Mandapam, Children’s Park, Vattakottai, Bagavathiamman Temple and Baywatch water Theme Park.

Other popular tourist cities to plan a visit for on day trip are Courtallam, Thiruchendur, Nagarcoil, Tenkasi, Thenmalai, Manjolai and Manumuthar & Pabanasam.


Apart from Velankanni and the above said Rameswaram, even Madurai draws lot of crowds every year. Maduri, famous for its old Meenakshi temple where lord Shiva is known as Sundareshwar. Round the year people visit this temple so hotel bookings should be very well advance.

Along with the beach and hill station packages these temple city packages are drawing crowds from across the globe. But most of the cities being either a beach city or hill station tourist’s can have both spiritual and rejuvenating tours simultaneously.

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