Madurai is a lively, ancient city on the Vaigai River in the Tamil Nadu state of South India. It is famous for its Dravidian-style architecture. The temple has colorfully carved 14 towers that attracts tourist from all over the world. Madurai is one of India's oldest cities and hasbeen ruled by Pandya kings for most of its history. The town is renowned for its rich heritage and the promotion of the Tamil language by the Sangams. The city has existed since around the 4th century B.C. and is mentioned in ancient Greek, Roman and Arabic texts. Meenashi temple, Thiruparankundram, Koodal alagar temple, Alagar temple, Palamuthir solai are temple sites to visit. Thirumalai nayak place, Gandhi museum, Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam, and some other places to visit.
Meenakshi Amman Temple : King Kulasekara Pandya built Meenakshi Sundareswarar temple. At the entrance of Sundareswarar Shrine, he constructed the main portions of the three-storey gopura and the central portion of the Goddess Meenakshi Shrine are some of the earliest surviving sections of the temple. The temple complex is the core of Madurai City. High masonry walls fortified each layer. Four towering gates are on the outside walls, enabling devotees and pilgrims to access the complex from all four directions.
Meenakshi ruled over Madurai's ancient city and went on to conquer the surrounding kingdoms as well. The third breast of Meenakshi vanished when Shiva appeared before her, and she realised she had met her better half. Shiva and Meenakshi went back to Madurai, where their marriage was taking place. It is said that all the Gods and Goddesses attended the wedding. Lord Vishnu, Parvati's brother, handed her over to Lord Shiva, because Parvati herself had assumed the form of Meenakshi.
Madurai Sightseeing Places
Thiruparankundram: Thiruparankundram It is one of the important ancient temples dedicated to Lord Muruga, 8 km from the city. Arupadai Veedu First. The interior of the temple is an enormous rectangular chamber cut out of the hill, with side chambers containing various Hindu religious deities approached through narrow passages. On top of the hill that is behind the temple, there is also a small Shiva temple and a mosque. The temple of Thiruparankundram is accessible from Madurai via road and has a railway station 1 km away.
koodal alagar temple:Koodal Alagar in the seven chapters of Brahmanda Purana. The great King Prithu, Malaydioaja, is also said to live. According to a legend, Vishnuchitha was known for quoting from Vedic texts and his claims on the sovereignty of Lord Narayana, who is considered to be the foremost among the twelve Alwars, mystical saints. Blessed Vishnuchitha, who then, in praise of the Lord, sang Thirupallandu and gave Mangalasasanam. Thirupallandu is chanted in the temples even today.
alagar temple: One of the famous temples situated at the foot of the hills of Alagar is Azhagar Kovil. The natural environment surrounding this temple is what makes it even more enchanting. This temple is a must stop while on a Madurai tour with a past that dates back to the early Sangam period. Lord Alagar goes to Madurai for the Goddess Meenakshi and Lord Sundareswarar's celestial wedding. A vibrant procession from Alagar Kovil to Madurai is organised where devotees bring Lord Alagar as Sundararajan.
THIRUMALI NAYAKAR MAHAL: In the 17th century, Thirumalai Nayak Mahal was founded way back. In the area, numerous buildings and places of worship were constructed by him and this building is the most impressive item. It was founded by the rulers of the Nayak Empire, which covered many of Coimbatore's regions. The place's art and architecture is just fantastic and has been created in a combination of Dravidian and Islamic styles.
Meghamalai is situated in the Western Ghats of Theni district and is also known as the High Wavy Mountains, one of the most attractive and exquisite places sparkling with stunning natural beauty in the state of Tamil Nadu. Meghamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Vellimalai and Vaigai Dam, Meghamalai Falls. The Meghamalai Wildlife Sanctuary is the region's most popular attraction and is a paradise for nature lovers, spread over an area of 600 sq km. Some of the rarest species of flora and fauna live in it. For all wildlife enthusiasts, nature lovers and bird lovers, this Wildlife Sanctuary is highly distinguished for its deeply dense forested land, lush foliage and unforgettable experience.
Interesting Spots in Megamalai
VELLIMALAI : Silver-lined clouds seem to settle softly on green hilltops and the place where the Vaigai river originates is nestled somewhere in this area. This lovely place will provide an opportunity to see wild animals and tea gardens that are aesthetically and scientifically maintained.
VAIGAI DAM:Vaigai Dam is situated 55 km away from Meghamalai. This dam was installed in the vicinity of Andipatti across the Vaigai River and was opened on 21 January 1959 by Mr. K. Kamaraj, then Chief Minister of TamilNadu. A lovely garden in the vicinity of this dam, also known as Little Brindavan. The Government of Tamil Nadu has established an Agricultural Research Station near the dam to investigate the cultivation of a range of crops, including rice, sorghum, blackgram, cowpea and cotton.
THENI TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
Theni is a hill town located in the Tamil Nadu state of India. It is the Theni district headquarters. It is known for trading garlic, cotton, cardamom, grapes, mango and chilli on a wide scale. In Tamil Nadu, it hosts the second largest weekly market and the fourth largest in South India.
MULLAI PERIYAR DAM: The river Periyar is situated in Kerala, but the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu operates and manages it. The falls then drop from a height of 46 m before joining a lake, after which it continues to flow for a short span and to spread its beauty. It is considered that the months of June to October are the best time to visit and enjoy the kind nature at Suruli Waterfalls. For an even better holiday experience for travellers, changing rooms and showers are set up near the drop. In addition, one can choose to take a sightseeing tour of Periyar Wildlife.
IDUKKI DAM:This dam was built at Cheruthoni and Kulamavu along with two other dams. At the Moolamattom Power station, which is located within nearby rocky caves, the stored water is used to generate electricity.
SURALI FALLS: Suruli Falls cascade down in a roaring whiteness from a height of 150ft to collect into a pool and then plunge for another 40ft after a short distance. Many of them are devotees; some of them are seeking to cure their long-suffering illness, while the rest are only there to enjoy the falls. Before entering a lake, the falls then drop from a height of 46 m, after which it continues to flow for a short span and spread its beauty. The months of June to October are considered to be the best time to visit and enjoy the kind nature at Suruli Waterfalls. Near to the drop, change rooms and showers are set up for an even better holiday experience for travellers. In addition, one can opt to take a Periyar Wildlife sightseeing tour.
VEERAPANDI GOWMARIAMMAN TEMPLE:It assumed that after a heartfelt and dedicated prayer to Gowmariamman and Kanneeswara-mudaiyar, the king recovered his lost sight. In the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Veerapandi is a panchayat town in Theni district.
KUMBAKARAI FALLS: The 12-kilometer journey of the water originating in the Kodaikanal hills as the Pambar river and falling not-so-thunderously in two stages at Kumbakarai is announced by brightly painted boards. There are a few things worth noticing before one finally gets to the waterfall. The walls of the tiny forest guest house and the office of the forest guard at the entrance boast vivid wildlife paintings.
Morning pick up from Madurai.
On the way Breakfast.
Then proceed towards Meghamalai.
On the way to visit Megamalai Sightseeing such as Highwavys Dam, Megamalai View Point, Chinna Suruli and Manalar Dam.
Overnight stay @ Hotel – Megamalai.
After fresh up and Breakfast @ hotel.
Check out the Hotel.
Then Proceed to visit Theni sightseeing such as Suruli falls, 1008 Sivalinga Temple and Grape Gardens.
Next to visit Kuchanur Suyambu Sri Saneeswara Bhagavan Temple.
Then proceed towards Madurai .
Finally drop @ Madurai.
What 's Included
We can provide stay for ( 2*, 3*)
2.Double sharing Rooms
5.Royal Suite Rooms
( as per requirement )
From Trip start to till end the Tour Guide will be take care
Local Speaking Guide - ( English,Tamil,Hindi,Telugu & Malayalam ) *