South India is an exclusive section of India that comprises the eminent states namely Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu as well as the union territories of Lakshadweep and Pondicherry. The respective region named South India is exceptionally fringed on three sides with three seas – the Arabian Sea on the west, Bay of Bengal on the east, and Indian Ocean on the south. Such exotic setting enveloped with bewitching natural splendor makes the place one of the most beautiful locations of this Indian subcontinent. The verdurous vicinity of this enchanting region of incredible India is exquisitely embellished with myriads of attractions both natural as well as manmade.
All of the destinations that south India constitutes are replete with myriads of distinctive features and attractions. The most famed as well as most striking state of South India is Kerala. Kerala exclusively houses most enchanting attractions that allures the travelers from across the world. Elegantly positioned on the Western Ghats against the Arabian Sea, Kerala houses some of the most captivating natural wonders within its territory among which the glistening backwaters, pristine coastline housing spectacular beaches affirms to be the most prominent ones. Kerala is full of temptations that attract every visitor, from beaches to cascading waterfalls, from emerald paddy fields to mesmerizing hill stations, from exclusive backwaters to exquisite tree houses. With a wondrous geographical setting Kerala bestows amazing picturesque landscapes to behold. The most prominent travel destinations of Kerala are Kochi, Alappuzha, Kollam, Munnar, Thekkady, and Thiruvananthapuram.
The second most dominant destinations that come under the South India tours are Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu apart from being blessed by the natural splendor is exquisitely adorned with elegant temples and also known as the "Land of Temples". Placed in the south eastern part of Indian peninsula Tamil Nadu comprises an eternal coastline along the Bay of Bengal. With this exotic natural setting, it exclusively features an extensive range of flora, avifauna and fauna species. Tamil Nadu shelters some of the most enchanting hill stations which add on to the beauty of this mesmerizing land. Besides its natural significance the place is eminent for ancient monuments and temples that depict the rich history of majestic Tamil Nadu. Chennai, Tiruchirappalli, Tanjore, Madurai, Rameshwaram, Mamalapuram, Kodaikanal, Coonoor and Ooty are among the major destinations of Tamil Nadu that attracts scores of tourists across the world via its myriad attractions. Kanyakumari is the most eminent destination of Tamil Nadu that stands elegantly at the confluence of three seas and exclusively bestows the mystic aura of the three seas as well as the ancient monuments.
Karnataka too is the land of heritage and nature. This land of sandalwood aroma is dotted with numerous of attractions to allure its tourists but the most prominent one, which will surely make you feel nostalgic, is its pre-historic heritage sites. Music, dance and drama are the prominent aspect of this Karnataka’s rich culture. Besides comprising the exotic wildlife Karnataka is eminent for housing the world famed Jog falls, the Mysore Palace, the stone temples of Belur, the pristine beaches in Malpe and Karwar. All of these destinations with other distinct facets make Karnataka a place of tourist's interest.
There are certain other destinations too which are significant and extensively contributes to the tourism of South India like Goa, Pondicherry, Andhra Pradesh etc.