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AgumbeAgumbe in Karnataka in the district of Shimoga is a very famous hill station.This hill station is also popularly referred as the Cherrapunji of the south for it receives a high rainfall in the south .
AnantagiriAnantagiri is located along the Eastern Ghats at the top of the Elysian Tirumala Hills .This is also known as the summer resort place of Vizag. The ideal time for making trips to Anantagiri Hills is between the months of March and October .
Araku ValleyAraku Valley is situated close to the Odisha state border in the Visakhapatnam district of the Andhra Pradesh state. The best time to visit the valley is during March-April .This valley promises the tourists a very pleasant and cordial weather .
BangaloreBangalore is the capital of Karnataka.This is the garden city of India with many gardens and boulevards
BidarBidar is located in the northeastern part of the state of Karnataka, in the southern region of India. Bidar Fort, Madrassa of Mahmud Gawan, Chaubara, Guru Nank Jhira, Humnabad is one of the major tourist destinations of bidar in Karnataka.
CalicutKozhikode or Calicut is situated in the south Indian state of Kerala on the southwest coast of the Arabian Sea.
Chidambaram which sprawls over an area of 5 sq. km, is a small town situated in the east central part of Tamil Nadu at a distance of 250kms away from the state capital, Chennai. The place is also known for its culture and tradition.
The Cherai beach known as the ‘Princess of the Arabian Sea’ is situated at a distance of about 35 kms from Cochin and on the north end of Vypeen Island. The unique feature of the Cherai beach is that lot of Dolphins are sighted here.
Coimbatore is the third largest city in Tamilnadu.This city is situated on the banks of the river Noyyal. It is also known as “Manchester of South India” or the Cotton City.
Coonoor falls first in place of the three hill stations in Nilgiri namely Coonoor, Ooty and Kotagiri.It is also popularly referred by the British as the small tea garden.
Coorg is a place which has plantations like coffee and sandal wood trees and in the Karnataka state it is the biggest producer of coffee.
Devikulam also means the lake of the goddess. There are legends and folklores which tells that in the epic Ramayana Sita and her husband lord Rama in
Dindigul more towards the south of Tamil Nadu is bounded on the north by Erode, Coimbatore, Karur and Trichy, Sivaganga and Tiruchi District on the East, Madurai district on the South and Theni and Coimbatore Districts and Kerala State on the West
Hampi in the state of Karnataka is situated on th banks of the Tungabhadra river and is one of the noted UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Hogenakkal located at the borders of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka is popularly referred as the Niagara Falls of India. The word Hogenakkal in Kannada means ‘Smoking Rock’ which otherwise means from the cloud of mist and spray, that envelopes the chasm.
Horsley hills concentrated in the Southern part of India are at an altitude of about 4,152 ft in the Nallamalai Range on Andhra’s southwestern border with Karnataka.
Hyderabad is the capital of Andhra Pradesh.It is the sixth largest city of Indian Union.It lies on the banks of river Moosi.
Idukki is the home to South India’s highest peak, Anamudi, along with 13 other peaks with a height of over 2000 m, and some important rivers like Periyar, Thodupuzhayar and Thalayar.
Kanchipuram the golden city of a thousand temples is one of the seven most sacred cities of India. It is considered to be as India’s seven sacred cities and the second holiest after Varanasi.
The unique feature of Kanyakumari is the view of Sunrise and the Sunset where lot of tourists assemble at the shore to witness this breathtaking sight. With long stretches of sands of many hues, the beach offers a welcome change.
Karwar is an excellent beach resort in the Kanara District of Karnataka.It is at a distance of about518 kms from Bangalore .Yathra is one of the annual festivals celebrated in Kurumgad Island of Karwar.
The commercial capital and the most cosmopolitan city of Kerala, Kochi along with its mainland part, Ernakuam is also known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea.
Kodiakanal is situated in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.The town of Kodaikanal sits on a plateau above the southern escarpment of the upper Palni Hills at 6,998 ft, between the Parappar and Gundar Valleys.
The name Kollam is derived from a Sanskrit word Kollam which means pepper. Kollam popularly known as Quilon is situated at a distance of about 72 km away from Thiruvananthapuram
It happens to be one of the oldest and largest hill stations in southern India. It is also one of the important centre for tea industry next only to Coonoor.
Kottakal is noted worldwide for its Ayurvedic treatment.Kottakkal Arya Vaidyasala is one of the pioneer institutions of Ayurveda which is the traditional system of health and medicine.
Kovalam, the star attraction of Trivandrum is about 16kms south of the city, is an enchanting sea resort and ayurvedic centre.It is a place noted for rejuvenating Ayurvedic massage and yoga facillities.
Kudremukh about 95 kilometers south-west of Chikmaglur town in the Karnataka state is at an altitude of 1,894.3 meters above sea level.Kudremukh got its name because of the unique shape of the Kudremukh Peak.
Kumarakom is actually a cluster of islands on the Vembanad Lake. The Vembanad Lake plays an important role in the Kerala backwaters.