I have never met a soul that has not been fascinated by the soothing beauty of the Kerala backwaters and the natural and cultural richness of Tamil Nadu. This southern area of the Indian Peninsula is one of the most beautiful places to visit in India. So, while you are planning to head south, here are some of the places you should visit during your visit to Kerala and Tamil Nadu:
1.The charismatic Chennai
From India's second oldest museum to the longest beach in the country, Chennai is home to the most exquisite attractions you can not miss on your day trips to Chennai.
2. The magnificent Mahabalipuram
This famous UNESCO World Heritage Site is known for its delightful bunches of temples carved into stone and its sculpture museum. Thirukadalmalaai and the Mahabalipuram chariot temple are other places that make it a reputed tourist destination.
3.The divine Pondicherry
This wonderful place is home to a series of spiritual and religious sanctuaries that add to the soothing aura of the place. Places such as the Aurobindo Ashram, the Nataraja Temple, the Swamathaswamy Temple of Swamimalai are just some of the many attractions that allure the globe-trotters.
4.The wonderful Madurai
Two wonderful places, namely Meenakshi Temple and Thirumalai Nayak Palace, are two of the most famous places to visit in Tamil Nadu, and rightly so because of their larger than life appearance and unparalleled charm.
5.The wild side of Periyar
Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is a well-known wildlife sanctuary that also introduces you to green plantations and a boat ride on Lake Periyar.
6.The serene waters of Alleppey
The famous Alleppey Cruise in the remote areas takes you on a scenic boat ride on the sparkling backwaters of Kerala, aboard which you can savor authentic southern Indian cuisine. What more can you ask for!
7. I can not say no to Cochin
From fascinating forts and palaces to the attractive performances of Kathakali dance by classically trained dancers, your visit to Cochin will be a memorable part of this beautiful tour in southern India.