The South of India being one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in India, it serves as a major tourist attraction. You can take a trip to any of the spectacular getaways present in this region.
One of the best things about paying a visit to South India is that there is no dearth of sightseeing opportunities here. So, where should you head to? We list out the best tourist places for a vacation in the South of India.
- Coorg, Karnataka
Coorg is often called the Scotland of India. The tea and coffee plantations here are mesmerizing and a stroll around is definitely worth your time. Indeed, visiting Coorg from Mysore is a comfortable change of climate and atmosphere with the hustle and bustle of the city left behind. Visit Аbbі Falls followed by a trip to the Rаја’s Seat for a panoramic sunset view. Take a Mysore coorg tour package to get the best out of your trip.
- Wауаnаd, Kerala
Wауаnаd is the only town in Κеrаlа that borders both Таmіl Νаdu and Κаrnаtаkа. It stands at the southernmost tip of the Deccan Plateau alongside being a part of the Western Ghats. It is home to several species of birds and is a beautiful getaway to rejuvenate yourself.
- Bangalore, Karnataka
Bangalore may be the ІТ hub of India but it also a great place to get away to. From cafes to monuments and bars to art galleries, there is a lot you can do in the Silicon Valley of India. As one of the fastest growing cities of the country, Bangalore offers plethora of options you’ll probably not find elsewhere.
- Ooty, Tamil Nadu
Located at over 7,000 ft above sea level, Ooty was one of the first few hill stations of south India that rose to national fame. Also referred to as the Queen of Hill Stations, Ooty, though crowded and filled with tourists all-round the year, still has its charm. What can be better than this!
- Coonoor, Tamil Nadu
Tucked away from the mainstream destinations, Coonoor has a cosy vibe attached to it. 1,850 ft above sea level, the hill station has gained importance for the rising popularity of the Nilgiri tea produced here. There are several trekking trails in and around Coonoor. А simple hike up the tea plantations is nice too. You can also visit the Catherine Falls (10 km away).
- Κоtаgіrі, Tamil Nadu
Located about 5,000 ft above sea level, Κоtаgіrі is a quintessential plantation town. And it is a treat to just be there. Κоtаgіrі also offers several trekking trails, hikes and rock-climbing destinations. The weather of Κоtаgіrі is considered to be better than that of Ооtу and Сооnооr.
- Κudrеmukh, Karnataka
Κudrеmukh gets its name from the horse-shaped peak of the hills in the town. The Hanuman Gundi is the most famous tourist attraction in the locality. You can also stop by the Κudrеmukh National Park, which is home to abundant wildlife species. It’s definitely a bonus for the nature lover in you. You could also stop by one (or all five) of the lakes in Κudrеmukh for a peaceful time by yourself or with your companions.