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Athens of the East, A day Spend Touring Madurai provided by SITA World Tours

Athens of the East, A day Spend Touring Madurai

Athens of the East, A day Spend Touring Madurai
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
5–6 hours
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Hotel pickup offered
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    5–6 hours
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Spend your day touring Madurai, known as the Athens of the East, it is famous for its temples. It is one of India's most popular Hindu pilgrimage centers. The third largest city in the State of Tamil Nadu is situated on the banks of the river Vaigai and has been a major population center for millennia. It is thought to be one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. Lunch is included on this full day tour. Highlights • Meenakshi Amman Temple • Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace • Gandhi Museum • Lunch at a local restaurant
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5-6 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5-6 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 50182P177
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Transport by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Madurai
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • 02 bottles of mineral water per person
  • Entry/Admission - Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
  • Entry/Admission - Gandhi Memorial Museum
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities ( Optional
Duration
5–6 hours
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • We may pick up travelers from city center hotels / fixed point wiithin city limits. In case pick up is outside central points extra cost shall applicable subject to distance applicable.
  • Madurai, Madurai, Madurai District, Tamil Nadu We will pick up traveler from their hotels / fixed point within city center.
  • Airports:
  • Madurai Airport, Madurai India
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Gandhi Memorial Museum is closed on Fridays
  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Transport by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Madurai
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • 02 bottles of mineral water per person
  • Entry/Admission - Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
  • Entry/Admission - Gandhi Memorial Museum
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities ( Optional
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • We may pick up travelers from city center hotels / fixed point wiithin city limits. In case pick up is outside central points extra cost shall applicable subject to distance applicable.
  • Madurai, Madurai, Madurai District, Tamil Nadu We will pick up traveler from their hotels / fixed point within city center.
  • Airports:
  • Madurai Airport, Madurai India
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
5–6 hours
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Gandhi Memorial Museum is closed on Fridays
  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
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AVOID
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