Southern India with its major states being Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Telangana. The state of Kerala here is famous for its palm-pointed Arabian Sea beaches and a series of stunning backwaters that can be explored by boat. You can visit Periyar National Park and Parambikulam Tiger Reserve to get a glimpse of the wildlife here.

While Pondicherry is another liberal coastal state in eastern Tamil Nadu. Which the former French colony retains its old history in the well-preserved and charming French Quarter, with tree-lined boulevards and grand villas. You can visit Mahabalipuram, a thriving beach town with a hippie surf scene, a few hours drive from Pondicherry. Where you can see some notable temples here, such as the Shore Temple, which gets its name from the position along the shores of the Bay of Bengal.

The city of Madurai in the state of Tamil Nadu is one of the most magnificent monuments in India, where the Meenakshi Amman Temple is an ideal tourist destination. The site is covered with colorful carvings depicting Hindu deities and is a famous pilgrimage site. Every April Chithirai Festival celebrates Lord Vishnu and Meenakshi and attracts a crowd of visitors.

A Quick Facts About South India

Total States in South India 5

Total Union Territories in South India


Total Area of South India

635,780 km2

Popular Languages Spoken in South India

Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil ..etc

Largest City in South India


Popular Tourism Cities in South India

Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Hyderabad, Kozhikode, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Mangaluru, Vijayawada, Mysore, Visakhapatnam, Kochi, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, Ooty, Thanjavur, Pondicherry

Popular Attractions for Tourist's in South India

Temples, Churches, National Parks, Pilgrimage, Heritage, Adventure, Yoga & Ayurveda, Festivals..etc

South India