Tamilnadu

Hogenakkal

Hogenakkal is a waterfall in South India on the Kaveri river in the Dharmapuri district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The place gets its name from Hogenakkal, which means ‘smoking rocks’, owing to the unique rock arrangement that exists around it. The gushing beauty of this cascade is one of a kind and is often quoted as being the “Niagara falls of India”. The Kaveri River forks into multiple streams and falls through multiple steps, making the sight a mesmerising thing to behold. The carbonatite rocks by these falls are the oldest of its kind in South Asia and one of the oldest in the world.The Hogenakkal Falls are the prime attraction in the region. Tourists also have options of enjoying the Coracle boat ride from one end of the river to the other, or they can simply find a quaint spot to perch upon and revel in the marvels of the enchanting beauty of Hogenakkal Falls.

Kānchipuram

Kānchipuram otherwise known as Kānchi is a city/town in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Widely known for its beautiful ‘Kanchipuram sarees’ and also referred to as the ‘golden city of a thousand temples’, Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu is a popular tourist attraction. Kanchipuram or Kanchi attracts a lot of tourists from all over the world who are interested in Hinduism or just want to enjo y the marvel of South Indian architecture and grandeur. It is particularly known for being a culture and philosophical hub. kanchipuram is famous for Silk Industry , it has its roots for over few hundred years, Pure Mulberrry silk with dazzling colours and fine Zari Work is the hall mark of the products from Kancheepuram. Kancheepuram Silk is a popular Brand Equity all around the Globe.

Mahabalipuram

The group of monuments at Mahabalipuram is a collection of 7th and 8th century religious monuments in the coastal beach resort town of Mamallapuram and a UNESCO World Heritage site,  It is in Tamil Nadu, India. The site has 40 ancient monuments and Hindu temples, including one of the largest open-air rock reliefs in the world, the Descent of the Ganges or Arjuna’s Penance. The site includes several categories of monuments, ratha temples with an architecture of monolith processional chariots built between 630 and 668 CE; the mandapa viharas also called cave temples with narratives from the Mahabharata, Shaivism, Shaktism and Vaishnavism with inscriptions in multiple Indian languages and scripts.

Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is a hill town in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It’s set in an area of granite cliffs, forested valleys, lakes, waterfalls and grassy hills. At 2,000 meters above sea level, the town centers around man-made, star-shaped Kodaikanal Lake, bordered by evergreen forest. Rowing boats can be hired, and hikers and cyclists follow the 5k Lake Road path around the shore.  The cool and misty weather, the scenic beauty of the rolling hills and the wooded forest of Kodaikanal and its surroundings will mesmerize any visitor throughout the year. Walk through the wooded forests, row in the lake, bath in one of the splashing waterfalls, go for horse riding and cycling around the lake or simply admire the views.

Ooty

Ooty, also known as Udhagamandalam, is a hill station in the state of Tamil Nadu, in southern India. It is situated at an altitude of 2, 240 mt above sea level and is thus a delightful honeymoon spot, Surrounded by trees, central Ooty Lake is a huge artificial expanse of water with pleasure boats. On the slopes of nearby Elk Hill, the Rose Garden is home to over 2,000 varieties of roses. The Government Botanical Garden, created in the 19th century, features ferns, orchids and a prehistoric, fossilized tree. One can notice a marvelous change in vegetation, as one goes from Kallar to Coonoor. The establishment of numerous tea estates made Ooty famous. Lofty mountains, dense forest, sprawling grasslands and miles and miles of tea gardens greet the passengers on most routes.

Rameshwaram

Rameshwaram is one of the holiest places in India and is located on a beautiful island. It is separated by a small Pamban channel from Sri Lanka. According to the Hindu mythology, this is the place where Lord Rama created a bridge across the sea to Sri Lanka. Rameshwaram is one of the four pilgrimage places, Char Dham of India, it modestly invites followers of Lord Shiva from everywhere to pay visit at least once in their lifetime to the Jyotirlinga installed in the Ramanathaswamy Temple. Devotees bathe in the waters of Agni Theertham, off the beach east of the temple. Gandamadana Parvatham is a hill with island views. A chakra (wheel) here is said to bear an imprint of Lord Rama’s feet.

Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari is a coastal town in the state of Tamil Nadu on India’s southern tip. Jutting into the Laccadive Sea, the town was known as Cape Comorin during British rule and is popular for watching sunrise and sunset over the ocean. Surrounded by Majestic Hills and the plains bordered by colourful sea-shores, fringed with coconut trees and paddy fields, here and there are few elevated patches of red cliffs with undulating valleys and plains between the mountainous terrain and the sea – coast, so closely interwoven with Temples and Churches and other edifices lies the district, ‘Kanniyakumari’. It’s also a noted pilgrimage site,  its Bagavathi Amman Temple, dedicated to a consort of Shiva, and its Our Lady of Ransom Church, a center of Indian Catholicism.

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