Want to spend these vacations at less crowded places? Come and explore these lesser known places in South India and make your trip unforgettable:
1. The Drowning Church Of Shettihalli in Karnataka has a history 150-year-old. This Holy Church is located in picturesque Hassan district and is an ultimate place to visit.
2. Bidar, Karnataka
This place was the capital of Bahamani and Barid Shahi dynasties but soon became a quiet place when Hyderabad won the Deccan crown. This safeguarded ancient structures from enemies.
3. East Coast Road, Tamil Nadu
State Highway No 49 is trying hard to double its size from two-lane to four-lane but lovely scenes, natural beauty, and engaging sightseeing would surely drive you crazy.
4. Gandikota, Andhra Pradesh
This small village is located on the banks of a river called Pennar in Kadapa District. Also known as Grand Canyon of India, this place is a majestic one.
5. Kalakkad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, Tamil Nadu
KMTR reserve located in South western Ghats in Tirunelveli District and Kanyakumari District is the second-largest Tiger reserve sanctuary.
6. Unexplored Northern Kerala
Northern Kerala is called a lonely planet present between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats. Animal lovers should definitely visit this place and explore wild life from a different perspective.
7. Godavari Cruise, Andhra Pradesh
This cruise starts from Rajahmundry, leads towards Papikondalu and then flows, stopping at various historical and amazing places like Bhadrachalam, Southern Ayodhya, and much more.
8. Warangal, Telangana
You can find Bhadrakali Temple between the beautiful cities Warangal and Hanamkonda. This temple is famous for a deity called Devi Tripurasundari.
This unexplored place can be seen in the East coast region of the Western Ghats. Small village popular by the name ‘Vatta’ or ‘Mini Israel’ is a tourist spot for tourists coming from Israeli.
10. Chimmony and Ponmudi
Chimmony Wild Life sanctuary in the Western Ghats takes you away from the hectic city life. You can go on a trek to the Ponmudi Peak and have fun with bird watching and doing photography.
11. Athirapilly Falls
Waterfalls at Athirapilly Falls is a majestic view of the Sholayar Forest Range and is indeed a serene sight for travellers who are looking for a fresh and calm environment.
This valley is very near to the state, Odisha and is on the Eastern Ghats. Again a perfect place for nature and wild life lovers.
13. Devbagh Beach
This beach is full of adventurous activities like Snorkelling, banana boat riding, kayaking, water scooter riding, and much more.
14. Nagarhole National Park
This Nagarhole National Park is one of the parts of a famous Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and is about to get consideration under UNESCO’s World Heritage Sights.
15. BadamiCaves, Karnataka
Badami caves in Bagalkot District is a place full of Chalukya architecture. These caves were previously called Vatapi Badami was a well-known capital city of the Chalukya dynasty in early 6th century.
Hopefully, you find this information useful and consider these places on priority while planning your vacations in Southern India.