Nestled on the Gulf of Munnar in South India Rameshwaram is an important pilgrimage destinations among the tourists. It is sprawled in an area of 61.8 sq kms, this place is dotted with wonderful temples.
It should mention here that Rameshwaram is famous not only as a pilgrimage destination but also as a happening holiday destinations. The serene beach and other activities attractions not only the pilgrims but also the other tourists around the globe. It is an excellent place to indulge in beach sports activities.
Although Rameshwaram is in far extreme of South but reaching the place is not at all difficult. It is easily connected by air, rail and road.
The holy island of Rameshwaram is easily connected to other major cities of India by air. The nearest airport is at Madurai, about 163 kilometers away. Madurai air port connects you to all the major cities of India. Once you are in Madurai, you can have both public and private transport to take you to Rameshwaram.
By Rail / Train
Rameshwaram is connected by rail with Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, Trichy, Thanjavur and other important cities. The Indira Gandhi Bridge connects the island of Rameshwaram to the mainland of Mandapan, a two kilometers stretch and this drive is an excellent one. People could not but take away in between the bridge to enjoy the view of the blue sea and the beach which is spotted with colorful fisher men's boat.
The city is well connected to Madurai, Kanyakumari, Chennai and Trichy. It is also connected to Pondicherry and Thanjavur via Madurai. Journey by road gives an immense pleasure as we pass by the natural beauty of South India.
While traveling within the town, you may hire jeeps, auto rickshaws and even cycle rickshaw to explore the place.