Rameshwaram Sightseeing Private Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Rameswaram

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Small in terms of the area it covers but having a hallowed existence, Rameshwaram is a not-to-miss pilgrimage town located in Ramanathpuram District of Tamil Nadu. Sightseeing tour which starts with the pick up from the hotel at 10 am, where you can explore the famous nearby temples like Ramanathaswamy temple, Dhanushkodi Temple, Gandhamadhana Parvatham, Hanuman Temple, Kolhandaramaswamy Temple, Lakshmana Tirtham, Villoondi Tirtham and drop back to the hotel in the evening
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple, Rameswaram, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil NaduOne of the twelve Jyotirlinga Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple of Ramanathaswamy is an architectural excellence built in the 17th century. A must visit pilgrimage for both the Vaishnavite as well as the Shaiva sect of Hinduism the temple constitutes a major part of the popular spiritual tourism destinations in India. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi, Rameswaram, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil NaduDhanushkodi or ‘end of the bow’ is a small town at the south-eastern tip of Pamban Island in Tamil Nadu. Lined with shallow beaches, historical remnants and vast horizons of azure sea, this South Indian tourist spot is a must-see in Rameshwaram. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Gandhamadhana Parvatham, Rameswaram, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil NaduRemember the mountain mentioned in the Ramayana from where Hanuman was about to fetch the medicinal herbs to save Laxman. Yes! It is Gandhamadana Parvatham which was carried by Lord Hanuman on his shoulders. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Five-Faced Hanuman Temple, Ramanathapuram, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil NaduHighly revered by the Hindus, the temple of Five Faced Hanuman is only 2 km from the Ramanathaswamy Temple. It is believed that Hanumana revealed his five-faced form for the first time in this place. The statue of Lord Hanuman is smeared with sindoor and worshipped with utmost devotion. The temple here enshrines the statues of Rama, Laxman and Sita.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Lakshmana Tirtham, Ramanathapuram, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil NaduA sacred pond dug near the temple of Laxmana, Lakshmana Tirtham is a divine place close to Ramanathswamy Temple. The temple of Laxmana contains several instances of Ramayana engraved on its walls. People coming to the temple for a visit often go for taking a dip in this pond.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Villoondi Tirtham, Rameswaram, Ramanathapuram District, Tamil NaduLiterally meaning the burried bow, Villondi Tirtham is a quaint religious destination where Lord Rama dipped his bow into the seawater to quench his consort Sita’s thirst. It is said that before burying the bow here Lord Rama shot an arrow into earth from where a stream of sweet water emerged to quench Sita’s thirst. Duration: 40 minutes

What’s included

  • Pick up and Drop
  • All fees and Taxes

What’s not included

  • Camera Fees
  • Tips & Gratuities
  • Food & Beverage
  • Personal Expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in Inclusion
  • Entry/Admission - Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi
  • Entry/Admission - Gandhamadhana Parvatham
  • Entry/Admission - Five-Faced Hanuman Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Lakshmana Tirtham
  • Entry/Admission - Villoondi Tirtham
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