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South india Jyotirlinga Tour

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Temple tour of Madurai Rameshwaram and leisure stay at Kodaikanal are the highlights of this tour. The tour covers Madurai one of the most famous pilgrimage centers in India. The best thing about Madurai is its Meenakshi Amman Temple, which not only becomes a holy experience for visitors, but also proves itself to be an architectural marvel with its thousands of statues and carvings. The city of Madurai has a lot to offer to tourists, as it is evident by its nickname ‘Thoonga Nagaram’, which means ‘the city that never sleeps’. The Madurai experience is followed up by a grand entry to ‘God’s Own Country’, the State of Kerala, via Kovalam, its most famous beach destination.

The major highlights of this tour are temple tour of Madurai and Rameshwaram and the leisurely stay at Kodaikanal. The itinerary commences from Madurai, continues from Madurai to Kodaikanal, from Kodaikanal to Rameshwaram, Rameshwaram to Kanyakumari, and finally from Kanyakumari to Trivandrum.
With our collection of Rameshwaram tour packages, embark on a journey of a lifetime to visit some of the most remarkable and prominent temples in Tamil Nadu. Rameshwaram is one of the foremost religious cities in Tamil Nadu also known as Varanasi of the South.

 Located on eastern side of the island in the Gulf of Mannar, Rameshwaram is an important pilgrimage center for both Vaishnavaites and Shaivites as it was at Rameshwaram where Lord Rama performed thanksgiving rituals to Lord Shiva after his triumph over the demon king Ravana in the battle at Sri Lanka.

 With our Rameshwaram holiday packages, explore the Ramanathaswamy Temple famous for its 1200 massive granite columns and a fine example of Dravidian architecture along with grand Dravidian and Great Living Chola Temples of Tamil Nadu which are inscribed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites.

Here are Some Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About the 12 Jyotirlingas:

Q: What are the 12 Jyotirlingas?    


A: The 12 Jyotirlingas are considered to be the holiest shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva in Hinduism. They are spread across different parts of India and are revered by millions of devotees. The names of the 12 Jyotirlingas are:

Somnath in Prabhas Patan, near Veraval in Saurashtra, Gujarat

Mallikarjuna in Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh

Mahakaleshwar in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh

Omkareshwar in Mandhata Island, Khandwa district, Madhya Pradesh

Kedarnath in Kedarnath, Uttarakhand

Bhimashankar in Pune, Maharashtra

Kashi Vishwanath in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Trimbakeshwar in Trimbak, near Nashik, Maharashtra

Vaidyanath in Deoghar, Jharkhand

Nageshwar in Dwarka, Gujarat

Ramanathaswamy in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu

Grishneshwar in Ellora, near Aurangabad, Maharashtra

Q: What is the significance of the Jyotirlingas?

A: The Jyotirlingas are considered to be manifestations of Lord Shiva's divine and infinite light (Jyoti). Pilgrimage to these shrines is believed to be highly auspicious and is believed to cleanse devotees of their sins, grant blessings, and bestow spiritual liberation (moksha).


Q: Can anyone visit the Jyotirlingas?

A: Yes, the Jyotirlingas are open to people of all genders and religions. Devotees from around the world visit these holy shrines to seek blessings and offer prayers to Lord Shiva.

Q: Can the Jyotirlingas be visited in a single trip?

A: Visiting all the 12 Jyotirlingas in a single trip can be a challenging and time-consuming task, as they are spread across different states in India. It typically requires careful planning, significant time, and logistical arrangements. Many devotees undertake multiple trips to visit these shrines.

Q: Are there specific rituals to be followed while visiting the Jyotirlingas?

A: While there are no strict rituals, it is customary to perform abhishekam (ritualistic bathing) of the Jyotirlinga with water, milk, ghee, honey, and other sacred substances. Devotees offer prayers, perform aarti, and chant mantras to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva.

Q: When is the best time to visit the Jyotirlingas?

A: The best time to visit the Jyotirlingas varies depending on the location. Many of these temples experience significant pilgrim traffic during festivals and auspicious occasions associated with Lord Shiva, such as Mah.

Q: Are there any specific order or sequence to visit the Jyotirlingas?

A: There is no fixed order or sequence to visit the Jyotirlingas. Devotees can visit them in any order based on their convenience and travel plans.

Q: Is there any specific dress code to follow while visiting the Jyotirlingas?

A: While there is no strict dress code, it is advisable to dress modestly and respectfully while visiting any religious site. It is recommended to wear traditional attire and cover your shoulders and legs as a sign of respect.

Q: Can the Jyotirlingas be visited throughout the year?

A: Yes, most of the Jyotirlingas can be visited throughout the year. However, it's important to check for any specific temple timings, rituals, or temporary closures due to festivals or maintenance activities before planning your visit.

Q: Are there any nearby attractions or places of interest near the Jyotirlingas?

A: Many of the Jyotirlingas are located in places that have additional attractions and places of interest nearby. For example, near Rameshwaram (Ramanathaswamy Jyotirlinga), you can visit the Rameshwaram Temple, Dhanushkodi Beach, and other historical sites. Similarly, near Varanasi (Kashi Vishwanath Jyotirlinga), you can explore the Ganges River, Sarnath, and various temples.

Q: Are there any specific rituals or ceremonies associated with the Jyotirlingas?

A: Each Jyotirlinga has its own unique rituals and ceremonies that are performed by the temple priests and devotees. These rituals often include abhishekam (ritualistic bathing), aarti (ceremonial worship with lamps), and special prayers dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Hyderabad - Srisailam


Welcome to Srisailam tourism packages. Morning Arrive at Hyderabad Airport, meet our representative and proceed for hyderabad to srisailam package. First we will start with local tour of hyderabad. Today we will visit following places: Qutub Shahi Tombs, Golconda Fort, Charminar, Chowmahalla Palace, Salarjung Museum. Afternoon, proceed for Srisailam package. Srisailam is one of the most important pilgrimage centers of Lord Shiva in India, and it's one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. Srisailam, also known as Sriparvata is situated in the Rishabgiri Hills on the banks of River Krishna in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. On arrival check into hotel. Overnight stay.


Day 2:  Srisailam - Hyderabad - Madurai


Morning proceed for darshan of the Jyotirlingam. After darshan, return to hotel, have breakfast and later check out from hotel and proceed to Hyderabad. On return, Enroute visit Pathala ganga, Akkamma Caves, Chechu Laksmi tribal museum & Shikhara darshan Drop at the airport for flight to Madurai Pick up Check inn Overnight stay in Madurai


Day 3:  Madurai Arrival - Madurai Darshan


After Breakfast proceed for a sightseeing trip of Madurai – visit the famous Meenakshi Temple, Thirumalai Naykar Palace, Thirupparankundram Temple, ALAGAR Koil and Gandhi Museum. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Madurai.


Day 4 :  Madurai – Rameshwaram 


Today after breakfast proceed for Rameshwaram. After check in to Hotel, proceed for sightseeing of Rameshwaram – enroute visit Ramanathaswami Temple, Agnitheertham, Ramjharoka Temple,Dhanushkodi and Adam’s Bridge. Overnight stay at Hotel in Rameshwaram.


Day 5 : Rameswaram – Kanyakumari


After early breakfast check out from Hotel and drive to Kanyakumari, on arrival check into Hotel. Afternoon proceed for sightseeing of Kanyakumari – visit Suchithram Temple, Devi Kanyakumari Temple, Vivekananda Rock, Gandhi Memorial and Triveni Sangam. Evening watch the most beautiful Sunset of Kanyakumari. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Kanyakumari.


Day 6: Kanyakumari – Trivandrum


After breakfast check-out from the Hotel and proceed to Kovalam - Trivandrum. Visit vatirous beaches in Kovalam and Shri Padmanabh Swamy Temple and other temples for your onward journey. Drop Trivandrum railway Station/Airport.


Tour Package Includes:

- Accommodation on Single Share as per the itinerary

- Daily Breakfast & Dinner in hotels.

- Hyderabad -Madurai flight

- A/C Vehicle for all the surface transfers & sightseeing. Drivers allowance, toll & parking.

- (Pick-up from Hyderabad, Drop at Trivandrum.)

- All applicable hotel taxes.
Tour Package Excludes :

- Any meals other than those mentioned above.

- Any transportation which is not mentioned in the itinerary.

- Entrance fees to the amusement parks & boating charges.

- Any portage at Airport and Hotels, tips, insurance, beverages, mineral water, telephone charges, and all items of personal nature.

- Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.

- Expenses caused by the factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, road blocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances, etc…

- Any Airfare/Train fare

- GST @ 5%


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