5 must-see places in South India during Monsoons
Posted on July 29, 2019 by Ghoomophiro
South India is one of the most gifted lands when it comes to natural beauty – whether it be in its beautiful Ghats offering Panoramic views or places of spiritual importance like Rameswaram, Puri or Omkareshwar. Mumbai, Goa, State of Kerala, Bangalore, Pondicherry, Omkareshwar, Puri, Konark, Coorg, Hyderabad, Kanyakumari, Hampi, Andaman, and Nicobar islands, Rameswaram, Kochi, etc the list goes on and on. Today, we will bring you a list of 5 must-see destinations in South India.:
Goa has been rightly dubbed as the tourism capital of India and thus another item that we can not ignore while compiling our list of 5 must-see Places in South India. And its popularity is owed to.it laid back lifestyle, its sea beaches that offer pristine natural beauty and its cuisine. All the seaside adventures and sports like boat riding, sailing, scuba diving, etc are easily available. And it has the most nightlife you will find in the country. It is also the favorite destination among international tourists who find the laidback lifestyle very much like the one they have back home.
How to reach Goa?
Goa is well connected by rail, road, and airways to major cities of the region especially to Mumbai that sits in its neighbor
You just don’t compile a list of 5 must-see Places in South India without including Mumbai, the financial capital of the country. Besides the unique chance to meet Bollywood stars and other celebrities, Mumbai offers you one of the most diverse cuisine available in India, some of the most awesome sea beaches, a nightlife paralleled by only a few in India and a bunch of historical spots like the Gateway of India, Marine Drive, Elephanta caves etc to name a few.
How to reach Mumbai?
Mumbai’s international airport connects it to the rest of the world. The city also enjoys roadway and railway connectivity to all the major cities of the country.
Rightly dubbed as French city of India, Pondicherry is full of fun adventures for travelers whether it be the water sports like yachting, boating, scuba diving, sailing canoeing or just the plain old school evening spent at sea beach or city’s nightlife of clubs and bars or if you have a spiritual bent, yoga classes in Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Thus Pondicherry is a natural choice to make it to our list of 5 must-see places in South India.
How to reach Pondicherry?
City’s airport received flights only from Bangalore and Hyderabad both of which are well connected. The nearest railway station is at Villupuram is 35 kilometers away and you must hire a taxi from there to the city. The best way to reach Pondicherry is by roadways as the city received regular buses from all the major cities surrounding it.
We intend to end this list of 10 Best Places for Group and Family Travel in India on a high with Kerala. We know that Kerala is a state whereas the others in our list are all cities but we just can’t help but give in to the pristine natural beauty of Kerala. Considered one of ten paradises on Earth, Kerala’s natural beauty is so awesome that you won’t believe it is real if you weren’t seeing with your own eyes. Riding houseboats is fun. Though you can find houseboats in Kashmir too, first they are stationary and, second, the tourism experience to Kashmir is heavily damaged by threats of terrorism and curfews. Thus it is Kerala instead of Kashmir making it to our list.
How to reach Kerala?
Kerala is well connected to the rest of the country by rail, road, and air.
Coorg has become the adventure capital of India for a wide range of adventures it offers including many which are unique including microlight flying, Barapole river rafting, rock climbing, kayaking, quad biking, trekking, hiking, etc to name a few. It also has lots to offer for nature lovers, wildlife lovers, and history freaks. It is thus a natural favorite to be included in 5 must-see places in South India.
How to reach Coorg?
The best way to enjoy Coorg is roadways as it is well connected by public roadways to the surrounding cities like Bangalore, Mangalore, Chennai, etc. The nearest airport is Mangalore at a distance of 135 kilometers while that at Bangalore is 250 kilometers away. The nearest railway station (the one at Mysore) is 120 kilometers away. The best way to take a bus from Bangalore which in turn is well connected with the rest of the world.
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