South India compasses the 5 states i.e. Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh, as well as the union territories of Lakshadweep and Pondicherry. Experience the amazing diversity of this Southern region of India.
The most visited territory of South India is Kerala. Kerala Backwaters are acclaimed for houseboat tours, food, and Ayurveda. One can encounter the tea estates and nature in Munnar, an amazing variety of wildlife and spice plantations in Thekkady, and culture & heritage in Kochi. Wayanad in Northern Kerala is well known for Tree Houses, rain forests, trekking tours, and caves. The seashores of Kerala are among the safest and cleanest beaches in India. Mararikulam, Kovalam, Bekal, and Varkala are the most beautiful beaches in Kerala.
The second most visited state in South India in Tamil Nadu. Experience the ancient temples in Tamil Nadu. Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram and Brihadeshwara Temple in Thanjavur are the best example of great temple architecture and are among the UNESCO World Heritage sites of South India. The 6th century Meenakshi Temple in Madurai is famous for its Gopurams – an intricate idol on towers. There are 985 richly carved pillars in the Meenakshi temple and each one surpasses the other in beauty. The hill station of Ooty is a great place to experience nature and tea plantations. One can experience the scenic Toy Train ride between Udagamandalam (Ooty) to Mettupalaiyam which has got UNESCO World Heritage recognition.
The territory of Karnataka in South India has many fascinating destinations. From UNESCO’s heritage monuments in Pattadakal & Hampi to the amazing variety of wildlife at Bandipur and Nagarhole National Parks, Karnataka has everything to serve a discerning traveler.
Hyderabad in Telangana and Tirumala & Vishakapatnam in Andhra Pradesh are the prime tourist cities of these states. Hyderabad is famous for Golconda Fort, Char Minar, Salarjung Museum, and Ramoji film city. While Tirumala is famous for Lord Balaji Tirupati Temple. Vishakapatnam is famous for its beaches.
Some of the most secluded and pristine beaches are located in Lakshadweep & Andaman and the Nicobar Islands. Our tour planners will design customized luxury South India travel packages covering the highlights of the region.