THINGS TO DO IN MADURAI!!

Here we present a comprehensive list of things to do in madurai. It includes all the major events that take place and the places to visit in madurai. We take care of all the variables that may affect these: weather, distance, prime time, budget, and so on, to devise the ultimate guide. So get out of your hotels to let the traveler inside you overcome the tourist.

There are various activities to do in madurai, ranging from adventure to cultural to wildlife.

Boat Cruise

Boat Cruise

Cost: 500 INR

Distance: 138 Km

Periyar Lake inThekkady, which is synonymous with wildlife and nature treks...... Know more
Kalari Show

Kalari Show

Cost: free INR

Distance: 138 Km

Among other major contributions that India has gifted the world, Kalaripayattu is also one of those. This is one of the oldest form of martial arts, and has its roots in the prehistoric ages. Per the legend, this 3000 year old martial art was founded by Sage Parashurama. This ancient martial art originated in South India and is still a very popular sport in Kerala. Kalaripayattu is not only about learning self-defence, but also helps you imbibe a sense of discipline in your daily routine. It helps you get fitter, and be stronger both mentally and physically. Enjoy this traditional Kerala martial art show for one hour and get awed by the gravity-defying stunts and the agility of the performers. Also, learn about the different techniques used by the performers of the show...... Know more
Elephant Safari in Periyar National Park

Elephant Safari In Periyar National Park

Cost: free INR

Distance: 138 Km

Elephant safari in Periyar National Park is a thrilling experience of wildlife safari as you explore the dense woodlands and the abundant wildlife of Periyar riding on an elephant with a proximity otherwise not possible...... Know more
Periyar National Park

Periyar National Park

Cost: free INR

Distance: 138 Km

Periyar National Park, also known as Periyar Tiger Reserve, is in the mountainous Western Ghats of Kerala, southern India. This wildlife sanctuary is home to tigers and a significant elephant population, as well as rare lion-tailed macaques, sambar deer, leopards and Indian bison. In the park's north, Periyar Lake is popular for boat rides. Farther north, spice plantations surround the town of Kumily...... Know more
Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park

Cost: free INR

Distance: 152 Km

Eravikulam National Park is a 97 km² national park located along the Western Ghats in the Idukki district of Kerala in India, between 10º05'N – 10º20'N latitude and 77º0'E – 77º10'E longitude. See:map.It is the first national park in kerala...... Know more
Munnar Local Sightseeing

Munnar Local Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 152 Km

Maduppatty dam, Echo Point, Kundalay Dam, Pothenmedu View Point, Blossom Park etc. are some of the highlights of the sightseeing. Mattupetty Dam, near Munnar in Idukki District, is a storage Concrete Gravity dam built in the mountains of Kerala, India to conserve water for hydroelectricity. It has been a vital source of power. The (Top Station), highest point of Munnar located at a distance of 32 km from Munnar. At an elevation of 1700 m you can witness the grandeur of the Western Ghats and its hills. At such a high altitude you can almost float with the clouds around you. The whole scene is beautiful beyond measure. Echo point is a very beautiful place in Munnar, which got its name from natural echo phenomenon situated at a scenic lake bank. When you scream at here, you will be hearing your voice returning to you. Placed at an altitude about 600 ft, Echo Point is located 15 km away from Munnar, Kundala is a picturesque place, about 20 km from Munnar on the way to Top Station. It is at a height of 1700 meters above sea level. It is located at a distance of 20 kilometers from Munnar. Located at a distance of 4.5 kms from Munnar, the Pothamedu View Point has a majestic beauty attached to it. The coffee, tea and cardamom plantation located at the Pothamedu View Point appears like a bouquet of natures scenic beauty. It’s a park set in one of the beautiful locales in the country. A lot of activities are offered here including boating, roller skating, cycling etc. And if you wish a calm visit, admire the trees and a wide variety of beautiful flowers in the park.         ..... Know more
Valara and Cheeyappara waterfalls

Valara And Cheeyappara Waterfalls

Cost: free INR

Distance: 152 Km

The Cheeyappara and Valara waterfalls are located between Neriamangalam and Adimali around 10 km on the Kochi - Madurai Highway. The Cheeyappara Waterfall cascades down in seven steps. This is also a great place for trekking. Valara has a chain of waterfalls surrounded by thick green forests. Waterfalls can also be accessible from Munnar, around 42 km on Aluva-Munnar Rd...... Know more
Kolukkumalai Tea Plantation

Kolukkumalai Tea Plantation

Cost: 75 INR

Distance: 152 Km

Kolukkumalai is about 7,900 ft above sea level and you can have some excellent views of the far off plains in the bordering State of Tamil Nadu. The distant hills slipping in and out of the mist is a captivating sight.          The rolling acres of tea are an experience in itself for the visitors. Take a lovely stroll on the pathways in the plantations. The more adventurous can take a walk down a fairly steep and narrow bridle path leading to the plains. Only with awe can you hear that this route was once the only option for the estate workers to carry tea chests down and bring provisions to their residence.  Kolukkumalai is about 38 km from Munnar. The hill top is accessible only by jeep and it is about one and a half hour journey from the Munnar town. ..... Know more
Tea Museum in Munnar

Tea Museum In Munnar

Cost: free INR

Distance: 152 Km

The Munnar Tea Museum is an industry and history museum situated in Munnar, a town in the Idukki district of Kerala in South India. Tata Tea Museum is its official name, but it's also known as Nalluthanni Estate where it is located or Kannan Devan Tea Museum...... Know more
Kanykumari  Local Sightseeing

Kanykumari Local Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 245 Km

Start your journey from Temple Road, then visit the famous Vivekananda Memorial, stay there. Then head to Thiruvalluvar Statue, a massive 133 feet tall statue is of the Saint Poet Thiruvalluva...... Know more
Glance through Vembanad Lake

Glance Through Vembanad Lake

Cost: free INR

Distance: 259 Km

Visit to the enchanting Vembanad Lake and feel the charm of its surroundings. On your way, experience the meadows and serene backwaters.  If time permits, also explore the dense mangroves and coconut trees that are spreadout throughout the area...... Know more
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

Cost: 50 INR

Distance: 259 Km

Visit the  Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary whose main attractions local birds like the waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, heron and the water duck, as well as the migratory Siberian cranes. Parrots, teal, larks, flycatchers, wood beetle, and other birds are seen here during their respective migratory seasons..... Know more
Cochin - Sightseeing

Cochin - Sightseeing

Cost: free INR

Distance: 266 Km

Visit Fort Kochi, Pardesi Synagogue on Jew Street, the Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church and other monuments Fort Kochi is a region in the city of Kochi in the state of Kerala, India. This is part of a handful of water-bound regions toward the south-west of the mainland Kochi, and collectively known as Old Kochi or West Kochi. Adjacent to this is Mattancherry. The Paradesi Synagogue is the oldest active synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations,located in Kochi, Kerala, in South India. Constructed in 1567, it is one of seven synagogues of the Malabar Yehudan or Yehudan Mappila people or Cochin Jewish community in the Kingdom of Cochin.  The Chinese fishing nets at Fort Kochi, located in the Kochi city of Kerala, make up a very popular tourist attraction. They are fixed land installations, which are used for a very unique and unusual method of fishing. Operated from the shore, these nets are set up on bamboo. St. Francis CSI Church, in Fort Kochi (aka. Fort Cochin), originally built in 1503, is the oldest European church in India and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European colonial struggle in the subcontinent.  ..... Know more
Backwater Boating

Backwater Boating

Cost: free INR

Distance: 276 Km

The cruise takes you through the clear waters of the prominent Punnamada Lake – the venue of the legendary Nehru Trophy Snake Boat Race. You can visit the 400 year old Champakkulam church, one of the 7 churches established by St. Thomas. The Chavara Bhavan, located 6 km from Alappuzha, is another interesting place that one can't miss. The ancestral home of the Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara, the Chavara Bhavan houses the legendary 250 year old beacon of light – preserved intact in its original and primitive form. After spending the night at the romantic Vattakayal Lake, you sail back to Alappuzha...... Know more
Houseboat in Alleppy

Houseboat In Alleppy

Cost: free INR

Distance: 276 Km

The Houseboats of Kerala are a new addition to the travel and tourism of the state's backwaters. These crafts, measuring up to 120 feet in length, retrieved from the age old cargo vessels of the State...... Know more
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