South India consists of five major states Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Telangana. The languages spoken in this part of the country are Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam, also most of the natives are well versed with minimum of 2 languages. The sculptures and architecture of the place speak about its rich culture and traditions. 5 out of 26 World Heritage Sites of India are situated in the southern zone of the country. The traditional silk and cotton sarees, which are worn and adorned all over India are an origin of this region.
The south India tour will take you to the magnificent monuments, exotic beaches edged with palm & coconut trees, wildlife, scenic hill stations and Ayurveda centers. Temples are one of the important attractions which present architectural grandeur and the cultural wealth of India. For the temple tour, a few major cities and states are Kerala, Kanchipuram, Trichy, Mahabalipuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Madurai and more.
The beaches of south India are internationally famous and they attract beach lovers, watersports lovers, honeymoon goers, vacationers and nature lovers all year round. One can spend and enjoy some lavish time with immense happiness.
The south India tour remains incomplete, until one explores the flora and fauna of the land in the wildlife sanctuaries and national parks. These sanctuaries are home to varied wildlife species including some rare species in the world. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Thekkady, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Crocodile Bank, Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary, Viralimalai Sanctuary, Nagarhole National park, Bandipur National Park witness the highest number of tourists from all around the world.
This area is majorly dominated by the nature’s beauty and panoramic hill stations. The town Munnar in Kerala is well renowned for its alluring beauty, draping tea gardens and coffee plantations. The places such as Ooty, Nilgiri Hills and Kodaikanal are quite famous. For an ultimate South India vacation, Kerala holidays and its houseboat stay will be a never forgetting experience for you.
This part of the country is the home of many world famous art forms such as Kathakali, Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Carnatic music, Kalarippayattu, Yakshagana, Theyyam and many more. Thousands of years ago, these classical fork art forms originated in different states of this region. Apart from its rich traditions, the festivals celebrated here are Deepavali, Onam, Pongal, Dussehra and Makara Sankranthi. Even in this modern world, these art forms and festivals are celebrated with complete joy and fun.