South Indian Tour Packages
South India comprises of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andra Pradesh, Telangana along with union territories of Lakshwadeep and Puducherry. South India is bounded by Arabian sea in the west, Indian ocean in the south and Bay of Bengal in the east.
Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Coimbatore and Kochi are the main cities of South India. Chennai, known as the Gateway of South India is one of the largest metropolitan cities of India. Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu are the languages spoken mainly. The region was colonized by British and led to the formation of British Empire. South India, mainly Kerala, is from where Christianity and Islamic religion took birth in the Indian Subcontinent.
Agriculture is the largest contributor to net domestic product and IT industry grows rapidly. Literature and architectural styles are different from the other states. Small regional parties dominate in the politics instead of national political parties. South India is the highest in social and economic development and also, in areas such as fertility rate and infrastructure.
A wide diversity of flora and fauna results due to the varied climates and geography in South India. Most of India's protected areas are in South India. These are Project Tiger reserves , Periyar National Park, Kalakad – Mundanthurai and Nagarjunsagar Wildlife Sanctuary. The important ecological regions of South India are the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, located in the borders of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu in the Nilgiri Hills including Mudumalai National Park, Bandipur National Park, Nagarhole National Park Silent Valley National Park, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and Nugu Wildlife Sanctuary and the Anamalai Hills including the Eravikulam National Park, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary and the adjacent ,the Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park of the Western Ghats. Several significant bird sanctuaries such as Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Neelapattu Sanctuary and Pulicat Sanctuary which is home to numerous migratory and local birds are also seen in South India.
The culture of South India make it stand out from the rest of the states of India. The beauty of south india lies in its various temples, monuments, historical building, waterfalls, backwaters, colorful festivals, water cruises and beautiful beaches. South India holds a millennium old history with its rich culture and traditions. As you extend your journey from North to South starting from Kerala and covering Goa, Karnataka, Andra Pradesh, Pondicherry, Lakshadweep and island of Andaman and Nicbar, You can experience the mood of nature and surroundings changing from excitement to a stage of serenity.
South india is a haven of architectural monuments, temples, rich heritage and varied scenic beauty. The backwaters of Kerala are the main attraction of south india and it attracts a number of tourists every year for houseboat cruise etc. These backwaters cannot be seen in the north or any other state of India. This is an additional advantage and beauty of South india. In addition to this the tea plantations of Munnar , the hilly delights of Ooty and the woods of Kodaikanal provides one a mesmerizing journey.
The age old link with history has made South India a place of archival monuments. If Goa sports are carried out in the beaches, the Portuguese era displays destruction of forts and establishment of westernized churches. Karnataka with its architectural marvels at Bijapur, living palaces in Mysore and world heritage site in the ruins of Hampi are also eye-catching. The remarkable splendor of the Nawabi era comes alive in Andhra Pradesh in its amazing Indo-Islamic influenced monuments, palaces, forts and religious shrines. Lastly, Tamil Nadu known as the the land of temples with its Pallava architecture and eminent monuments will give you a totally different experience. Every Indian needs to visit the majestic beauty of South India at least once in a lifetime.