Looking for an exotic, ancient city to explore for your next getaway? Look no further than Madurai, India. This city boasts several incredible historical landmarks, and is known as the food capital of its state of Tamil Nadu. Book tickets to Madurai to fly into Madurai International Airport (IXM) and brace yourself for an unforgettable vacation.
Madurai International Airport has only relatively recently begun accommodating global travel, which makes flights to Madurai easier than ever as you'll land only nine miles outside the city. To get into the city and reach the hotels in Madurai, you can hail a taxi or limo from the airport. If you find it more cost effective to rent a vehicle for the duration of your visit, you can take a taxi to the nearby rental facility (only about a mile and a half from the airport terminal) and hire a car to get to Madurai, as well as any of the destinations on your itinerary. Once you're in Madurai and ready to see the sights, be sure to take a trip to Thirumalai Nayak Palace, an impressive and gorgeous structure that is nearly 400-years-old. As Madurai is known for being a temple town, no trip there would be complete without a visit to the iconic Meenakshi Amman Temple. Imposing in its size and unique in its architecture, this ancient Hindu place of worship will be the highlight of your trip. Don't forget to sample some of the enticing dishes and cuisines for which the city is renowned. With so many deals on Madurai flights, you'll be sure to save a bundle and have plenty left to spend making memories in India.
If you're ready to spend some time globetrotting in colorful India, start searching Travelocity to find the Madurai vacation package that fits your budget. You can save even more when you download Travelocity's mobile app and receive exclusive deals for your trip. Fly into this extraordinary city and make it your most memorable getaway yet!