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The Southern part of India, which is known as South India is a treasure cove of abundant natural and man-made attractions that attracts thousands of tourists to this region in India. A popular tourist zone, the region comprises four main states – Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. All the states in South India boast of unique attractions and topographical delights which make each of them a perfect place for any kind of holiday.

Andhra Pradesh - The state of Andhra Pradesh is located on the southern eastern coast of India and is known as ‘Koh-i-Noor of India’. Hyderabad serves as the joint capital of Andhra Pradesh and the newly formed state Telangana. Some of the major places to holiday in Andhra Pradesh are – Hyderabad, Tirupati, Vishakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Lepakshi, Puttaparthi and Araku Valley.

Karnataka - The land of many wonder, Karnataka, is the fifth most popular state for a holiday in India and among the popular places for a vacation in South India. Bangalore is the capital of Karnataka and it is not only a famed holiday destination but also serves as gateway to numerous cities and hill stations which are located around it. Some of the major places for a perfect vacation in Karnataka are – Bangalore, Mysore, Hampi, Pattadakkal, Mangalore, Dandeli, Badami, Coorg, Chikmagalur, Hassan and Bijapur. There are numerous wildlife parks across the state and the highest tiered waterfall in India, Jog falls, is also in Karnataka.

Kerala - ‘God’s Own Country’, Kerala, is a world famous place for a holiday as well as honeymoon. Tourists from all over the world book exclusive Kerala packages to experience and enjoy all the charms that nature has bestowed on this ‘Paradise on Earth’. Long stretches of golden beaches, unnerving backwater for houseboat cruising, romantic honeymoon destinations, fragrant spice and tea gardens and plethora of flora and fauna in the various wildlife parks are the major draws that lure tourists to book Kerala holiday packages in South India. Alleppey, Munnar, Wayanad, Thekkady, Kochi, Kovalam and Trivandrum are some of the major places to holiday in Kerala.

Tamil Nadu - Located in the south eastern part of Peninsula, Tamil Nadu is well renowned for its temple towns, heritage cities, hill stations and boasts of some of the most remarkable temple architecture in India. Kanyakumari which is the southernmost tip of India is in Tamil Nadu. The state has world famous religious destinations like Mahabalipuram, Kanyakumari, Rameswaram, Madurai and Thiruvannamalai among others that can be visited by taking travel tours to Tamil Nadu. Ooty, the hill station which tops the list of honeymoon destination in India is also in Tamil Nadu. Kodaikanal, Yercaud and Coonoor too are popular hill stations in Tamil Nadu. Numerous waterfalls, beaches and wildlife parks too are speckled across the state.
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