Chennai known as Madras is the cradle of Dravidian civilization, one of the oldest cultures in the world. The metropolis has few tall buildings but we would recommend enjoying and relaxing in the provincial market instead of the bustle of a big city atmosphere.
En route we will visit Kanchipuram, also known as "the golden city" or "city of a thousand temples". It is one of the seven holy cities of India. Most important temples of Kanchipuram are the Kailasanatha, the Sri Kanakshi and Varadarajaswam.
One can call it a city of Stones and Carvings! With lots of temples here and around, Mahabalipuram provides excellent sightseeing! Shore temples, Five Rathas, and the Sculpture Museum add to the beauty of this fascinating city!
The Athens of the East- attracts large number of tourists from worldwide. It is synonymous with the highly acclaimed Meenakshi Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Other center of attraction includes Tirumalai Nayak Palace, Thirupparankundaram Temple and Gandhi Museum.
Thekkady is a true paradise for nature lovers. The Periyar National Park is located at the top of the ranges of Western Ghats in the southern state of Kerala. It is a wildlife sanctuary famous for its dense evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savanna grass lands leaf. It is home to herds of elephants, sambar, gaur etc... It also has a lake in the heart of the sanctuary, which is a veritable paradise for all wildlife lovers.
Officially known as Kochi is a major city in the state of Kerala. It has one of the major seaports of the country and is located in the district of Ernakulum, about 220 kilometers north of the state capital, Thiruvananthapuram. The combination of several villages on the coast of southwest created the current incarnation of Kochi (Cochin or), where walking at sunset, try fresh fish from offshore vendors and boat ride around the islands off the coast are part of the most popular activities among visitors. The art centers present traditional dance, Kathakali.
Alleppey washed by the silvery waves of the Arabian Sea, which is nicknamed "the Venice of the East", welcomes you. The city dedicated to nature has canals, backwaters and picturesque lagoons. The "snake boat races" are the most significant traditional event in Alleppey. This city is also considered as the oldest planned city in this region and the lighthouse built on the coast of the city adds to the beauty of this place.
It is basically a beach based city which is often referred to as the Paradise of South! There are endless stretches of Coconut Trees which keeps you hooked to the beauty of this place. There are endless numbers of beach resorts that allow you to take some sleep in nature’s lap! You can even try your hand at fishing with the help of the local fishermen of that area. The beach complex also includes a number of Ayurveda health resorts, shopping areas and centers of yoga and Ayurvedic massage.
The southernmost tip of India- formerly called Cape Comorin. It’s basically an n extension of the Cardamom Hills of the Western Ghats Range of India. Kanyakumari is notable basically for pilgrimage. Also the multi-colored beach sands will make your heart go fly!
A “Fruit show”? A walk through massive tea plantations? A rail ride that takes you through hills? Sounds Interesting??? Then pack your bags with lots of excitement and visit Coonoor, located in Tamil Nadu state of South India. It’s a preferred hill station of India that is extremely rich in flora and fauna. The vast green stretches of tea plantations offer you a great visual treat. One can also do trekking expeditions there that lead you to the Nilgiri Hills.
Hampi, listed in UNESCO heritage sites, though in ruins provide an excellent sightseeing. You can literally ‘lose’ yourself in that bewildering place and stay amazed by being closer to the nature. Hampi has various renowned temples too!
is a historical city with magnificent palaces that once belonged to the kings that ruled this city. Now these palaces are of greatest tourist attraction. To name a few- there is Mysore palace, Lalitha Palace, Jaganmohan palace and many more. Rail museum and Wax museum will surely make go- Lights! Camera! Click!
This city has everything that comes in the list of a travel maniac. From backwaters to beaches, hill stations to Sanctuaries....Thiruvananthapuram reflects the whole Indian Culture.
There is Agastyakoodam hill on which grown plenty of Fauna- and you can take home some medicinal shrubs from there.
In Aakkulam there is a soothing musical fountain. Dams & Canals are also in plenty that provide excellent sightseeing!
What is more enchanting on this earth than to visit the QUEEN OF HILL STATIONS? Going with the proverb- Mussoorie is exactly what you call a “queen” in terms of beauty and fascination!The lush green hills, magnificent view of the Himalayas and the multifarious wildlife are the star shines of this place. Moreover, you can do ‘ropeway’ ride from the second highest hill point – The Gun Hill. Lakes and waterfalls of Mussoorie are just breathtaking. It’s a must go place for all those who want to feel the ‘romance in the air’!
Welcome to the Silicon Valley of India- Bangalore - India’s leading I.T exporter. With almost same pleasing weather throughout the year, Bangalore is one of the most important tourist destinations of India. You can visit advanced IT Parks and at the same time can have a look on the medieval places like Bangalore Fort & Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace that relates you with this city’s history. There is HAL Aerospace Museum in the city that showcases six decades of Aviation heritage.
Famous for the ‘backwaters’ present here, Kumarakom is an enchanting place to visit. There is a healing power in the air of this place that will soothe you for sure! Be it houseboats or boat-racing, Kumarakom is just breathtaking.Tourists can even try their hand at the snake boats that are specially prepared for the annual boat racing festival. Other major attraction is Bird Sanctuary located nearby to the city.
Thanjavur is famous for its majestic temples; among the most important temples is Temple of Brihadeshwara, also known as the Great Temple of Thanjavur. It was built by Rajaraja Cholan, the Great Chola king. This temple is an ideal example of Indian sculptural architecture.
Pondicherry is an ideal getaway if you want to escape the busy city lifestyle. Here in this city you can easily notice that the French heritage is still alive and palpable in its architecture, restaurants and even the name of its streets.