Deprecated: mysql_connect(): The mysql extension is deprecated and will be removed in the future: use mysqli or PDO instead in /home1/haradeep/articleside.com/configdb.php on line 8

Deprecated: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in /home1/haradeep/articleside.com/article.php on line 88
Hidden South India – Explore Off-the-beaten Paths

Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

Hidden South India – Explore Off-the-beaten Paths

By Aanchal Gupta Subscribe to RSS | June 11th 2012 | Views:
loading
 
  



The sprawling Kerala offers matchless natural beauty; splendid Goa beaches feature adventures of a lifetime and visit to magnificent temples of Tamil Nadu let you experience matchless spiritualism and breathtaking arts & cultures. However, beyond these obvious tourism gems of South India, there are some hidden treasures too exploring them is an unforgettable experience. Plan visit to off-the-beaten paths in South India, and you get your travel appetite satisfied to the core.

Chennai: The gateway to the south, Chennai is a place that pampers you with scintillating scenery and healing ambience of tranquility and romance. Picturesque terrains and beaches are great for those who simply want gorgeous photographs. However, there is a lot more to collect than just great pictures. History of this gorgeous city is quite interesting well-depicted by temples and historical monuments in/around Chennai. Head on to Mahabalipuram, and explore globally acclaimed temples and landmarks pertaining to great Hindu deities. Moreover, fine points of Indo-Saracenic architecture, world-class Chennai hotels and alluring traditions & cultures are other highlights of a Chennai tour.

Kanchipuram: One of the oldest cities in India, Kanchipuram is famous as the “City of Thousand Temples”. Splendid past of this city can mesmerize anyone. Kanchipuram was ruled by several respected dynasties including Cholas, Pallavas and empire of Vijaynagar. Numerous monuments and temples built by these dynasties adorn the city.

The city is famous for its high quality of silk and silk-made products, especially saris and fabrics. Lively markets in Kanchipuram offer a variety of hand-woven silk fabrics and saris prepared by skilled weavers. Locxal cultures & cuisines are also interesting to taste in Kanchipuram. Some popular attractions for travelers are Vedantangal Birds Sanctuary, Muttukkadu, Mammalappuram, Covelong Beach, Sri Ekambareswara Temple, Sri Kailasanathar Temple and Sri Vardaraja Perumal Temple.

Kodaikanal: This is the most beautiful hill station in Tamil Nadu. Situated at an altitude of about 7,200 feet in famous Palani Hills, Kodiakonal boasts breathtaking scenery coupled with salubrious weather year-round. What Kodaikanal literally means in local language is ‘the gift’. And really, this place is a gift from Mother Nature being heavenly beautiful surrounded by dense forests featuring enchanting flora & fauna, lovely green hills and cascading waterfalls. Besides the gorgeous natural beauty, this place offers the visitors with a range of exciting activities like cycling, horse riding, boating and trekking. Splendid Kodaikanal hotels provide the tourists a remarkable stay in the lap of nature and luxury.

Alleppey: Fondly called the “Venice of East”, owing to its wonderful fusion of land and water. Splendid lagoons, scintillating lakes and canals are premium attractions for travelers. However, heart-touching scenery of coconut palms, laid-back traditions & cultures and mesmeric houseboat ride leave the visitors enchanted at the end. With an excellent port along Malabar Coast, Alleppey was once the busiest port in South India. This beautiful town established on a narrow land spit, Alleppey cast a magical spell with unsurpassed natural beauty and cool climatic conditions. Sparkling lagoons, palm-fringed backwaters, sandy beaches, houseboat stay and boat races are major attractions in Alleppey.

Aanchal Gupta - About Author:
Writer is this article is associated with Hungry Bags, a leading tour agency offering a variety of deals for hotels such as Kodaikanal hotels and Chennai hotels. You’ll find the best deals for Kolkata hotels too at company’s websites.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:
http://www.articleside.com/destinations-articles/hidden-south-india-explore-off-the-beaten-paths.htm

Related Destinations Articles Subscribe to RSS

Hotels near IGI Airport – Cheap and best Luxury hotels in Delhi
Published by The Grand Sarwan on May 25th 2012 | Travel
Welcome to NewDelhi Hotels, fancy a keep in any of the wonderful Hotels in India after you visit Del...
 
Wonderful sea and candle light experience in hotels and resorts near Goa beaches
Published by Alisha Singh on December 1st 2011 | Destinations
Goa is a wonderful beach destination in India and is called the beach capital of the country where t...
 
No Problem on Where to find the best hotels in Puerto Rico
Published by Roger Nash on January 19th 2012 | Travel
First time visitors or holiday makers to Puerto Rico would probably be wondering where to find the b...
 
Facilities of hotels in Khajuraho
Published by Driver Devil on April 26th 2012 | Destinations
Khajuraho is located in the Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh which is around 385 kilometers fro...
 
Good Daman hotels in India
Published by Savannah Outen on May 28th 2012 | Destinations
Daman is a small and beautiful city located in the west coast of India. The place is easily accessib...
 
Boutique hotels for corporate stay
Published by Glyn Jones on January 16th 2012 | Travel
The boutique hotels give a perfect opportunity for the business vacationers to have a comfortable st...
 
Secrets for cheap hotels in Karol Bagh Delhi
Published by Ashish Mittal on January 12th 2012 | Travel
Offering over 50,000 cheap hotels for online hotel booking at affordable rates. Save up to 75% on di...
 
Advantages of serviced apartments over hotels
Published by Glyn Jones on December 20th 2011 | Travel
Serviced apartments are furnished apartments which are usually very comfortable, but they are cheape...
 
Compare and book Elba hotels on Elbareservation.com
Published by Adryana Bygger on July 2nd 2012 | Destinations
Elba hotels are located in the most suggestive places of the Elba Island. You can choose your favori...
 
Open choices of hotels booking Spain
Published by Scott Martin on May 9th 2012 | Travel
Spending your holidays in Spain is a great excitement to most of the travelers, online hotels bookin...
 
Get the best view of Turkey with Luxury hotels in Ankara Turkey
Published by Abhinav Verma on July 5th 2012 | Travel
The map of Turkey could give you a clear picture of the beauty that the surroundings of the place ke...
 
Choose good hotels in Bali according to your choice and budget
Published by Ashish Pandey on March 3rd 2012 | Travel
With the help of online resources, choosing the hotel of your choice is not very difficult. You can ...
 
Some important facts you need to know about luxury hotels
Published by Glyn Jones on June 24th 2012 | Travel
Many luxury hoteliers would say that the guest experience is key in the product or services they are...
 
Impressive attractions and excellent hotels in London
Published by Excel Booking on December 9th 2011 | Travel
London is not only the capital of England and the largest metropolitan area in the entire United Kin...
 
Cheap hotels but all facilities available
Published by Kaitly Maher on February 13th 2012 | Destinations
It is obvious that the tourists and vacationer usually prefers cheap hotels or low cost hotels for t...
 
Experience the excellent comfort facilities and best service levels provided by the hotels in Delhi
Published by Max Planck on July 4th 2012 | Destinations
The hotels in Delhi are one of the most famous hotels in Delhi all over the country as Delhi is the ...
 
Why do people love to stay in heritage hotels
Published by Dips Dixon on June 27th 2012 | Destinations
Whenever we visit some place or go on a business meeting, we prefer to stay in places that are comfo...
 
Learn about Srinagar hotels well in advance if you want to negate any hassle afterwards
Published by Max Planck on July 4th 2012 | Destinations
Srinagar hotels provide you with a vast range of facilities depending upon the type of hotel you cho...
 
Forget hotels, look for Cambridge Accommodation with a difference
Published by Julia Roger on December 16th 2011 | Travel
Plan a trip to the university city of Cambridge and your first instinct might be to book into one of...
 
Use online directories to find hotels in Ipswich
Published by Charlie Czar on August 23rd 2012 | Travel
When you are looking for a hotel in Ipswich, you can simply go with the online hotel guide from wher...