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How To Reach Rameshwaram From Chennai

One of the most pious destinations in South India
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Chennai To Rameshwaram Guide

DistanceBy AirBy RoadBy TrainBy Sea
Chennai to RameshwaramN/A6.0 hours11.0 hours11.0 hoursN/A

Rameshwaram is a hugely popular temple town, which is visited by scores of pilgrims during festivals and temple events. People from all across the country visit Rameshwaram to seek the blessings of god and goddesses, who are said to have an abode here. Chennai, being one of the closest metropolitans to Rameshwaram, is very well connected to it. The Chennai to Rameshwaram distance is around 560 kms, which can be covered either by road transfer, flights or trains, although technically it is not possible to travel from Chennai to Rameshwaram by air. Read on to find out how to reach Rameshwaram from Chennai.

By Air: Since there is no airport in Rameshwaram, one cannot opt for traveling from Chennai to Rameshwaram by flight. However, one can get a flight till Madurai, from where the distance to Rameshwaram can be covered via road transfers or trains.

By Road: One can choose to travel from Chennai to Rameshwaram by road, and there are certainly several options to choose from. Apart from local and government run buses, there is the option of going for private taxis. One can also travel from Chennai to Rameshwaram by car, if the fuel costs and time spent is not a hindrance. The roads are well maintained, and the journey can prove to be a scenic one, once out of the city.

By Train: The Chennai to Rameshwaram route is one of the busiest, and there are several options to choose from. Hopping on a Chennai to Rameshwaram train guarantees a comfortable as well as budget-friendly trip. Needless to say, train tickets should be booked in advance. The popularity of this route ensures that coaches are mostly full.

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    Alcohol is not available in Rameshwaram since it is a temple town and a religious hub.

    Most shops and restaurants here accept only cash, apart from the large franchises and shopping malls.

    Thea beaches in Rameshwaram are rocky, and the sea is generally rough in the area. It is inadvisable to swim if one is not an experienced swimmer. However, at Agnitheertham one can dive in for a short swim or a dip before visiting the temples.

    Ideally, it would not take any more than 3 to 4 days to explore Rameshwaram entirely.

    The best time to visit Rameshwaram is from November to March or mid-April.

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