Sacred Rameswaram Retreat

Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu

Rameswaram Overview

Visit Rameswaram, a peaceful island town with significant religious sites and unique geological formations.

Min Nights: 2 Nights
Max Nights: 4 Nights
Recommended Nights: 3 Nights
Category: Family, Nature, Adventure, Romantic, Economical, Nearby
Nearest Airport: Madurai Airport (Madurai Airport 127, TVK Nagar Road, Narimedu, Tvk Nagar, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625002)
Nearest Railway Station: Rameswaram Railway Station (Rameswaram Railway Station, Station Rd, Angalamman Koil, Rameswaram Valanadu, Tamil Nadu 623526)

Top things to do in Rameswaram

Unlock the beauty of Rameswaram with our comprehensive guide to the best things to do and places to visit in this mesmerizing region. From nature's marvels to cultural gems, Rameswaram has it all

Agniteertham

Religious Visit

4.25

Agniteertham is a holy beach where pilgrims perform rituals and take a dip in the sea before visiting the Ramanathaswamy Temple.

Best Time to Visit: January - March, October - December

Timings: 05:00-20:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Tides can be strong

Five Faced Hanuman Temple

Religious Visit

3.75

The temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman and is known for its idol with five faces, representing Hanuman's Panchamukhi form.

Best Time to Visit: All Season

Timings: 06:00-18:30

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Lakshmana Theertham

Religious Visit

3.9

A sacred pond associated with Lakshmana, the brother of Lord Rama, believed to have been created by him with his arrow.

Best Time to Visit: January - February, October - December

Timings: 07:00-13:00,16:00-19:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Dhanuskodi Beach

Beach

4.3

Dhanuskodi Beach is known for its picturesque landscape and is the place where the Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal meet.

Best Time to Visit: January - February, October - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Accessible via jeep only

Kalam National Memorial

Historical Sites

4.35

Kalam National Memorial is dedicated to the former President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, showcasing his life and contributions.

Best Time to Visit: January - March, October - December

Timings: 09:00-17:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: 25.0 (Price is for 1 people)

Nambu Nayaki Amman Temple

Religious Visit

3.85

Dedicated to the goddess Nambu Nayaki, this temple is a significant religious site in Rameswaram.

Best Time to Visit: All Season

Timings: 07:00-19:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Jada Tirtham

Religious Visit

4.0

Jada Tirtham is a sacred pond near Rameswaram known for its mythological significance. Legend has it that Lord Rama washed his hair here.

Best Time to Visit: January - February, October - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

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Kothandaramaswamy Temple

Religious Visit

4.0

This temple is associated with the epic Ramayana and is believed to be the place where Vibhishana, the brother of Ravana, sought refuge.

Best Time to Visit: January - March, October - December

Timings: 05:00-21:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge Pamban Bridge

Sightseeing

4.4

Pamban Bridge is an engineering marvel and the country's first sea bridge, connecting Rameswaram to the mainland.

Best Time to Visit: January - February, October - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Villoondi Tirtham

Religious Visit

3.9

Villoondi Tirtham is a freshwater well where Lord Rama quenched Hanuman's thirst during their search for Sita.

Best Time to Visit: January - March, October - December

Timings: 05:00-19:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: 10.0 (Price is for 1 people)

Dodo Island Exotic Birds Park

Experiences

3.75

Dodo Island is a birdwatcher's paradise, home to a variety of exotic birds.

Best Time to Visit: All Season

Timings: 09:30-18:30

Closing Days: Closed on Monday

Price: 100.0 (Price is for 1 people)

Ariyaman Beach

Beach

4.25

Ariyaman Beach is a serene and less crowded beach, ideal for relaxation and enjoying the beauty of the Bay of Bengal.

Best Time to Visit: January - March, October - December

Timings: 08:00-17:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Jatayu Tirtham Temple

Religious Visit

3.8

Jatayu Tirtham is a temple dedicated to Jatayu, the vulture from the Ramayana who tried to save Sita from Ravana.

Best Time to Visit: January - February, October - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Kunthu Kal Beach

Beach

4.15

Kunthu Kal Beach is known for its pristine shoreline and is a perfect spot to enjoy the beauty of the Gulf of Mannar.

Best Time to Visit: January - March, October - December

Timings: 08:00-17:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Beware of strong currents

Sea World Aquarium

Experiences

3.95

Sea World Aquarium offers a glimpse into the marine life of the region, showcasing diverse aquatic species.

Best Time to Visit: All Season

Timings: 09:00-20:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple

Religious Visit

4.6

One of the twelve Jyotirlinga temples, the Ramanathaswamy Temple is a major pilgrimage site for Hindus.

Best Time to Visit: All Season

Timings: 05:00-21:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Dress code applicable

Adam's Bridge

Historical Sites

4.5

Also known as Rama Setu, it is a chain of limestone shoals between Pamban Island and Mannar Island, believed to be built by Lord Rama.

Best Time to Visit: January - March, November - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Restricted areas

Ramar Padam

Historical Sites

4.1

Ramar Padam is a high vantage point offering panoramic views of Rameswaram. It is believed to be the spot where Lord Rama stood.

Best Time to Visit: January - March, October - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

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Travel Guidelines for Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu (South India) For Indian Travellers Only

1. Place Information

Rameswaram is a sacred and historic town located on Pamban Island in Tamil Nadu. It is renowned for its religious significance, stunning temples, pristine beaches, and the iconic Pamban Bridge. Rameswaram is one of the Char Dham pilgrimage sites for Hindus.

2. Travel Related Information

3. Visa Related Information

Indian citizens don't require a visa to travel within India. For any ID or travel-related concerns, refer to local administrative offices or the Ministry of Home Affairs website.

4. SIM Card/Network Related Information

Major telecom providers in Rameswaram include Jio, Airtel, Vodafone-Idea, and BSNL. Network connectivity is generally good in most parts of the town.

5. Govt Safety Guidelines

Rameswaram is a peaceful and religious destination. Travelers should be respectful of local customs and traditions. For safety advisories, consult the Tamil Nadu Police website.

6. Internal Transport Related Information

Local taxis, auto-rickshaws, and cycle-rickshaws are commonly available for commuting within Rameswaram. Many attractions, including Ramanathaswamy Temple, are within walking distance.

7. Special Mentions

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