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History of South India

South India is the southern most part of India. It covers Indian states of Tamilnadu,Karnataka,Kerala,Telengana,Andhra Pradesh,And union Territories of Andaman Nicobar,Pondecjery,Lakshadweep Island. For Tourism Purpose Maharashtra is also Includes in Southern groups of States. Historical and Cultural background of the southern states are widely differ from Northern States of India.

Languages Spoken in  South India

India is a multilingual state and in each state different languages are spoken,Tamil,Kannada,Malyalam,Telgue are most popular languages in southern states, Marathi is widely spoken in Maharashtra. English and Hindi is also used in Urban areas.Language is not a big issue if you are visiting these states for Tourist Purpose.

Economic Conditions of South India

Because of Indias 03 Major ports like Mumbai,Vishakapattanam and Cochin /southern Indian states contributes nearly to 35 % of Indias GDP.Most Urbanized centres in this part of area are Cochin,Trivendrum,Chennai,Vishkapattanam ,Mangalore and Panjim,Agriculture and Indusries are thriving,Literacy rates is highaer and peoples are mostly migrating to Middle east and European countries for Jobs.Tourism Indistries is continuously attracting lakhs of Foreighn aswell as Domestic Tourist throughout Year.Roads,bridges,transportation facilities and connectivity by flights and railway is excellent in these states which has supported all round development of these states.

Important Tourist Places in South India

Tourist Places in Maharashtra

Mulshi-Weekend Destination Near Pune /  Lonavala-Hill Station near Mumbai and Pune/  Alibaug-Beach Destination Near Mumbai and Pune  Matheran-Hill Station near Mumbai/  Mumbai- Capital city of Maharashtra/  Pune-Historical City,Peshwas Capital  Mahabaleshwar-Major Hill Station of Maharashtra and Gujrat/   Pachgani-Small Hill station near Mahabaleshwar

Satara- Capital City of Marathas/Karad- Krishna-Koyana Sangam/Chiplune- Dervan is near Chiplune and is wellknown for Pratishivshrusthi  Ganapatipule- Ancient Ganesh Temple and major beach destination of Maharashtra  Ratnagiri- Comes in Kokan region of Maharashtr and famous for Tipus Palace,beach destination,historical place.  Guhagar- Beach destination near Chiplune/Dapoli- Tal place but major city surrounded by beaches  Tarkarli- Famous beach destion and MTDCs House Boat facilities available here. Vengurla-This is a beach destination near Malvan/Nashik-Ancient religious destination,Kumbhamela destination  Karjat-Week end destination,area is hilly and surrounded by forest,mny resorts are avaiable

Igatpuri-Week end destination near Mumbai and Pune/Trimbakeshwar-It is near Nashik and famous for ancient Shiva Temple

Shirdi- Wellknown in India for Sai Baba Samadhi Temple/Shanisignapur- It is near Shirdi and known for Shanigods Temple

Raigad- It is wellknown for Seafort near Alibaug/Pratapgad- Historical fort and it was Capital of Chatrpati Shivaji

Kolad –It is week end destination near Mumbai, It is wellknown for water sports. Thane-Historical city, it is surrounded by Week end resorts/Kamshet- It is near Pune and famous for week end short holiday destination for Pune Tourist  Palghar-Beach Destination near Mumbai/Matheran-Hill station near Mumbai and Pune.It is onle ecotourist destination in Maharashtra. Vehicles are not allowed in this hill station Bhandardara- It a place of Dam surrounded by forest. It is well known short holiday destination, best place for camping and water sports. Chikaldara- It is a only hill station in Vidhrbha region of Maharashtra./Karnala- It is near Mumbai and place of Karnala fort and bird sanctuary Mulsi- It is Backwater place near Pune and famous for week end holiday near Pune./Khandala- Is a adjacent hill station near Lonavala. Lavasa- It is a weekend destination near Pune/Nagpur- Is a wildlife capital of India, Pench,Tadoba,Nagzira wildlife Sancturaies are near Nagpur  Mandwa- It is a beach and Boat Jetty from here you can get boat for Gateway of India./Ahemadnagar- Historical  Place,famous for its Forts Aurangabad- Auranzebs Capital city,Bibika-Makbara-/Ajanta-Ellora-World Heritage Sites near Aurangabad/Malvan- Beach Destination,Fort Panvel-Week end destination,Karnala Fort,Alibaug /Khopoli-Weekend Destination/Vasai-Beach and weekend destination near Mumbai Kolhapur-Mahalaxmi Temple,Dajipur,Panhala Fort and Jyotiba Temple/Sindudurg- Sea fort and beach destination  Amravati- Near Chikaldara Hill station/Maval-Near Pune weekend destination/Javahar-Near Nashik hill station Junnar-Fort near Pune-trekking destination/Gondia-Fort in Vidarbha/Pratapgad-Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Fort near Mahabaleshwar Hill stationHarishchandragad-fort Trkking destination/Raigad- Beach and fort destination/Tadoba- Wildlife Sanctuary Near Nagpur

Pench-Wildlife Sanctuary near Nagpur/Koyananagar- Near Karad,Famous for Koyana dam and wildlife Sanctuary

Murud-Janjira-Sea fort near Alibaug/Kolaba fort-Near Alibaug/Ekvira Devi Temple-Adlab Imagica-Near Khopoli/Malsejghat-Near Mumbai and Pune Harihareshwar Beach-Weekend destination/Daulatabad Fort-Near Aurangabad on the way to Ellora caves

Tourist Places in Karnataka

Mysore- Mysore palace,Mysore Zoo,Chamundi Hill and Sri Rangapattana /Dandeli- Weekend Gateway ,watersports available

chikmagalur- Famous for Cofee estates,Terkking sites/ Hampi- is famous for ruins of Vijayanagar empires palaces,buildings and ancient temples  Gokarna-Beach destination, watersports activities, family weekend destination./Sirsi-famous for beautiful waterfall,excellent family gateway.  Coorg-Popular hill station / Horanadu- It is famous for Hindu as well as Jain Temple near Chikkamanglur Sakaleshpur- It is a hill station town, popular weekend destination./Shravanabelagola- Famous for 57 feet statue of Bahubali Dharmasthala-800 year old Hindu Temple on the bank of Netrvati river./Subramanya-A famous Hindu Temple is located at this place Mangaluru- Is a major port city,It is excellent beach destination of Karnataka./Udupi-Famous for Krishna Temple as well as pristine beaches and watersports activities. Karwar-is a seaport of Karnataka and well know tourist destination for beach holiday/Murudeshwara-Famous for worlds second tallest Siva Statue Jog Falls- It is third highest waterfall of India.It is based on Sharavati River in Shimoga district of Karnataka./Dandeli- It is a well-known Wild life sanctuary of Karnatak,

Belagavi (Amboli Ghats)- It s famous for Chalukyas and Veerbhadra Temple.Gokak waterfall is just 75 km /Badami-In ancient it was the Capital of Chalukyas,it is famous for rock cut Caves temple. Pattadkal-It has a Temple Complex of Hindu and Jain Temples of 7-8th Century period./Aihole-It has a temple complex of Hindu,Jain and Budhism of period from 4th to 12 th Century.

Vijayapura- Bijapur, It has historicle building of Adil shahi period/Chitradurga-Is well known for rock cut forts with beautiful surrounding. Bengaluru- It is Capital of Karnataka, IT Hub,Historical Buildings and Gadens,Vidhan saudh/Hubballi-Dharwad- It is a twin city wellknown for centuries old the Chandramouleshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva

Sathod-Magod Falls- It is a waterfall 32 km from Yellapur comes in Uttara Kannada district/Belur-Hoysala Architecture style Chennakeshava Temple dedicated to Vishnu Shringeri- Is famous for a Math established by Adi Shankaracharya./Gaganachukki Barachukki Falls- These are twin waterfalls located in located near kollegala chamarajanagar district  Gokak Falls- This waterfall is on Ghataprabha River in Belagavi district.

Andhrapradesh Tourist Places

Visakhapatnam- Port  and largest city of Andhrapradesh,Famous for pristine and clean water beaches. Tirupati Balaji Temple- This temple is situated at Tirumala a hill town in tirupati district of Andhraparadesh. Ongole-It is small town famous for Ongole Cattles which are exported to many countries. Kadapa-for its stone called "kadapa stone" used in building construction and for slabs especially in south India Nellore-Penchalakona Temple · Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple are the major attraction of Nellore.

Araku Valley- This a hill station town in Sitharama Raju district Vijaywada-ornate Kanaka Durga Temple, The Undavalli Caves feature ancient rock-cut temples are the major attractions. Shrisailam- Is a ancient Siva temple site one of the twelve Jyotirlingams near Hyderabad. Kurnool-Famous for mighty caves temples.  Guntur- Guntur is famous for Amareswara Temple,Pankala Narasimha Temple,Sri Sri Radha Krishna Chandra Temple,Brahmamgari Matham Temple

Kondavid Fort- ancient historical fort located at a village in Palnadu district Rajahmundri- Is a city wellknown for riverside ISKCON Temple complex. And  The ancient Kotilingeshwara Temple dedicated to God Shiva. Rishikonda beach- This beach is located in Vishakapatanam. Amalapurum-This town is famous for vedic culture other tourist attractions are Vigneswara temple at Ainavilli, Vireswara temple at Muramalla, Uma Koppulingeswara Swami temple at Palivela, Sri Skhana Mukteswara Swami temple at Mukteswaram, Allavaram beach and Aduru a Buddhist site. Srikalhasti- This is a temple town and  considered as one of the Pancha Bhoota Stalams, where the presiding deity is worshiped as an Air or Vaayu Lingam. Chittoor- It is famous for  Venkateswara Temple, a zoological park and the breathtaking waterfalls Srikakulum- India has two sun God temples one is this Srikakulum Temple.  Ahobilam Temple- This is a Lord Narsinhaswamys Temple complex Anantapur- This is a ancient town of Andhrapradesh it is famous for Penukonda Fort, built by the Vijayanagar kings, Ravadurg Gooty Fort and the Rayadurg Fort are other important tourist sites Amaravati- Amareswara temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is major attraction.It was capital of Satavahana Kings in ancient period. Ananthagiri Pahadi- Is wellknown for Pahadi temple located in Forest region.

Yaganti Temple- This place is wellknown for Sri Yagantiswamy temple Annavaram- This temple is on hill dedicated to Veera Venkata Satyanarayana, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Lepakshi- This temple has a specility of hanging pillars and cave chambers.

Tamilnadu Tourist Places

Chennai- Capital city,beaches .forts,parks and Animal zoo are the main attraction.Pondicherry- Tourist attraction are Arbindo Ashram,Beach,watersports Mudumalai-Main attraction Mudumalai National Park and Bandipur Tiger reserve.

Dhanushkodi- main attraction is beach,National park and Ram setu. Hogenakkal – Main attractions are Waterfall ,hanging bridge crocodile park.  Tuticorin- Main tourist places are Temple of Thiruchendur Murugan,Muthu nagar beach,Hare island,Our Lady of Snow point. Kanyakumari- Vivekanad Memorial in sea,Beach, Shri Bhagavathy Temple, Mahatma Gandhi Mandapam

Trichy- Important tourist destinations are Puliyancholai Waterfalls,ancient Kallanai Dam and Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple

Nagapattinam-Important attractions are Nagapattinam Beach, Soundararajaperumal temple, Nagore Sharif Dargah

Vellore-Important tourist places in Vellore are Vellore Fort, Jalakandeswarar Temple, Sri Lakshmi Narayani Golden Temple, Ratnagiri Murugan Temple, Balamathi Hills. Pollachi- Major tourist attractions are Arulmigu Masani Amman Temple, Pollachi Mahalingapuram Arch, Pollachi Ayyappan Temple, Parambikulam Tiger Reserve .Yanam- Yanams main attractions are Yanam Tower, Jesus Statue Church, Yanam Botanical Garden Tranquebar  - Important places to visit in Tranquebar are Dansborg, New Jerusalem Church, Tharangambadi Maritime Museum, Danish Fort, New Masilamani Iswaran Temple  Chettinad- Major attractions in Chettinad are places like Chettinad Palace, Chettinad Museum, Soorakudi, Pillaiyarpatti, Athmanathaswamy Temple Courtallam- Main tourist attraction in Courtallam are enjoy waterfalls, visit to museums, Chitra Sabhai Temple temples, dams, eco-parks and handicraft. Madurai- Meenakshi Temple is world famous attraction of Madurai other attractions are visit to Gandhi Memorial Museum, Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal, Koodal Azhagar Temple etc. Chidambaram- Visit to  Natraj temple and enjoy the Pichavaram backwater and Mangrove forest trip. Mahabalipuram- Visit Mahabalipuram beach and Shore temple is the main touris attraction of Mahabalipuram. Rameshwaram-Rameshwaram temple , and visit to Dhanushkodi beach are the important tourist spots in and near Rameshwaram.Thanjavur- Brihadeeshwara Temple and Maratha Palace are major attractions of Thanjavur. Kanchipuram- Kanchipuram sarees are famous throughout India, several ancient temples of Hindu Gods and Goddess are there in Kanchipuram which has their own peculiar south India style  Coimbatore- Adiyogi Shiva Statue 112 feet tall is the major attraction of Coimbatore. Tirunelveli- Nainar Kulam Lake and  Nellaiappar Temple are major tourist attractions in Tirunelveli. Kumbakonam- Airavatesvara Temple, Adi Kumbeswarar Temple, Mahamaham tank, Swamimalai Temple, Kasi Viswanathar Temple Tiruvannamalai Dharmapuri-one of the largest temple in India Arunachaleshwara Temple

Ooty- South Indias most famous tourist attraction,Rose garden and visit to Tea factory are other tourist attraction of Ooty.

Kodaikanal- Enjoy the beauty of Kodaikanal Hill station,water sports at Kodai lake,trekking activities in around Kodai hill station are other activities tourist can do  


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          02 Nights 03 Days                 03 Nights 04 Days                     04 Nights 05 Days                          05 Nights 06 Days
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               TOUR-05                                TOUR-06                                    TOUR-07                                        TOUR-08
   Goa Tour by Train/Flight               Mumbai Goa Tour                     Goa Tour by Train/Flight             Goa Tour by Train/Flight
          06 Nights 07 Days                 07 Nights 08 Days                      06 Nights 07 Days                        07 Nights 08 Days
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              TOUR-09                                 TOUR-10                                    TOUR-11                                         TOUR-12
       Kokan with Goa Tour              Ajanta-Ellora-Goa Tour             Goa Tour From Nagpur                  Goa Tour From Kolhapur
         09 Nights 10 Days                  10 Nights 11 Days                      04 Nights 05 Days                            03 Nights 04 Days 
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              TOUR-13                                  TOUR-14                                     TOUR-15                                       TOUR-16
     Goa Tour from Delhi          Goa Tour From Ahamadabad         Goa Tour From Hyderabad            Goa Tour From Bangalore
        03 Nights 04 Days                    03 Nights 04 Days                        03 Nights 04 Days                         03 Nights 04 Days
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TOUR- OPTION-01                       TOUR-OPTION-02                                TOUR-OPTION-03                               TOUR-OPTION-04

HILL STATION TOURS                    BEACH TOURS                                  WILD LIFE TOURS                              RELIGIOUS TOURS

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TOUR-OPTION-05                         TOUR-OPTION-06                              TOUR-OPTION-07                                 TOUR-OPTION-08

SIGHTSEEING TOURS                 JYOTIRLINGA TOUR                         PANDHARPUR TOURS                  MTDC RESORTS BOOKING

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TOUR-OPTION-09                         TOUR-OPTION-10                               TOUR-OPTION-11                                  TOUR-OPTION-12

ASHTAVINAYAK YATRA                     TEMPLE TOUR                             DATTADHAM  YATRA                               GANGAPUR YATRA 

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TOUR-OPTION-13                  TOUR-OPTION-14                       TOUR-OPTION-15                           TOUR-OPTION-16 


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