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5 South India Holiday Experiences That You Should Not Miss

5 South India Holiday Experiences That You Should Not Miss

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Have you ever visited South India?


If not, plan to visit the southern part of India to have an overwhelming holiday experience. We are here with the list of 5 places in South India that shouldn’t be skipped at any cost:

1. Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram, “the Land of Bali” is a well-known place in South India. Located just 55kms from Chennai, was the capital of Pallava Dynasty. Historic Temples, rock carvings, and much more would surely make your holiday, one of the best holidays of your life.

Places to visit in Mahabalipuram
• Arjuna’s Penance.
• Beach Temples
• Five Rathas
• Shore Temple
• Tiger’s Cave
Other Nearby attractive sites
• Commuters can reach here by rail, air, or via road.
• Muttukadu, an ultimate place for houseboat lovers.
• Shopping sites for buying antiques, jewelry, and much more.

2. Rameshwaram

Rameshwaram is one of the major sites of attraction when it comes to visiting South India. This place shares history with Ramayana where Hindus God, Rama created a bridge using his powers to bring back his wife called Goddess Sita from Lankan Ravana. Rameshwaram, a holy place is known for the great story wherein Ravana wanted to marry Sita using unfair means.

Major Travel Attractions of Rameshwaram
• Agnitheertham
• Dhanushkodi
• Gandamadana Parvatham
• Ramanathaswamy Temple
Other Nearby attractive sites
• Items made from palm leaf are the specialty of this place.
• Shop beautiful and decorative handicrafts
• Silk Sarees for women
• Commuters can reach here by rail, air, or via road.
• Tirupullani, an attractive site of Rameshwaram dedicated to lord Rama.

3. Kanyakumari

A great place that holds special importance especially for the Hindus. Wonderful sun rising and sight-seeing would definitely drive you crazy. This makes it a perfect place for visitors looking for an outstanding place in South India.

Major Travel attractions
• Kumari Amman Temple
• Swami Vivekananda Rock Memorial
• Temple Of Goddess Bhagavathi
• The Temple at Suchindram
Other Nearby Attractive sites
• Best place to buy Souvenirs,
• Buy antiques, handicraft articles, and
• Commuters can reach here by rail, air, or via road.
• Kumarakovil: The holy place containing temple of The Lord Muruga, the image of Goddess Valli, a lake for boating and swimming.
• Other Decorative items at affordable rates.

4. Munnar

Munnar, a small part of Kerala state and one of the major destinations for travelers visiting South India. Green surroundings, tea plantation, and natural beauty make this place an ultimate destination of the country.

Major sites of Attractions in Munnar

• Anaimudi Peak
• Attukal
• Chithirapuram
• Devikulam
• Nyayamakad
• Pallivasal
• Pothamadu
• Rajamala
Nearby attractive sites
• Commuters can reach this place by train, air, or via road.
• Power House Waterfalls
• Tea and coffee lovers can really get different varieties of tea and coffee here.
• Handicraft items

5. Ooty

Ooty is a famous hill station and one-stop destination for honeymooners. Greenery, Tea plantation and nature being the pride of this place.

Major Travel attractions

• Botanical Garden
• Dodabetta Peak
• Kalhatty Waterfalls
• Kodanadu View Point
• Ooty Lake
Other Nearby Attractive sites
• Buy oil honey, different variety of tea and coffee.
• Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary located just 67 km from this place.
• Tribal shawls

Above are the 5 important places that must be visited to make your holiday, a wonderful one.

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