About Indian Tourist Places – PART V

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About Indian Tourist Places – PART V

Front view of the Santhome Basilica in Chennai

Front view of the Santhome Basilica in Chennai (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This post ‘About Indian Tourist Places – PART V’ is about places of tourist interest in India which is not covered in other pages.

San Thome Basilica is in Mypalore, Chennai, is where St. Thomas is laid to rest on the Bay of Bengal coast along the Marina Beach near to the Chennai Light house.  Vailankanni in Tamilnadu has the world famous church ‘Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health’.

Mahe Pondicherry Karaikal Yanam are all parts of the Union Territory Pondichery,  spread across Kerala, Tamilnadu and Andhra Pradesh states.

Agasthiyar Falls is a beautiful falls near Thirnelveli in Tamilnadu.  This water fall is part of Agathiar Reserve forests which are part of Western Ghats, a UNSECO World Heritage Site.

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is near to Kottayam in Kerala. Kumarakom is India’s leading tourist destination which is famous for its backwater tourism. You can stay at Allapuzha homestay which is very near by where you can go by vehicle or by boat.

Amba Vilas Palace and Forts are in Jaipur, which are old Palace and Fort, attracts thousands of tourists every day and palace of mysore is a beautiful palace at Mysore which is famous for its Dassera celebrations. Golconda Fort in Andhra is a heritage fort.

About Indian Tourist Places – PART I

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About Indian Tourist Places – PART I

Charminar

English: Charminar at Hyderabad, India فارسی: چهار منار Français : Le Charminar à Hyderabad, en Inde. हिन्दी: चार मीनार മലയാളം: ചാര്‍മിനാര്‍ मराठी: चारमिनार తెలుగు: చార్ మినార్ اردو: چار مینار Русский: Чарминар (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This post is about Indian Tourist places which are not covered in previous pages. One needs to travel and see these places to know about India and its rich culture and heritage.

Charminar Hyderabad is one of the well known iconic buildings in India. Tada Falls is a small beautiful fall in Andhra Pradesh near to Tamilnadu border side.

‘Southern Splendor’ is a luxury tourist  train operated by Karnataka Tourism Development Corporation, which is run in two routes; one covering Karnataka and Goa and a second train covering Karnataka, Tamilnadu and Kerala.

Kumarakam Wildlife Sanctuary is near to Kottayam and Allepy on Vembanad backwater side in Kerala.  Aathirappilly Waterfalls is near to Chalakudy in Kerala. You can goto Kovalam near to Thiruvananthapuram and stay at Kovalam homestay.

Mysore Palace is a famous palace at Mysore in Karnataka. Kodachadri is a famous temple in Shimog district of Karnataka.

Thengumarada trekking tour in Satyamangalam forests near Salem in Tamilnadu, Coffee plantations of Coorg in Karnataka, River Pambar in Eravikulam National Park in Idukki district of Kerala, Vishnu temples of Tamilnadu,Mankayam Falls or Idinjar Falls or Kalakkayam Falls near Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, Kovalam beaches,  Kumarakam Wildlife Sanctuary, Aathirappilly Waterfalls, Mysore Palace, Kodachadri Shimoga, Kerala waterfalls, Shenkottai Tenkasi, Sampath Giri, Banglore gardens etc are some among the famous tourists spots in the southern states.

Each of these places has its own charm. Let me explain those which are not self-explanatory in the above paragraph.

Thengumarada is an excellent trucking location which offers two days of trekking inside deep forests.  Coorg is the place famous for its warriors from times immortal. river Pampar river is a river which originates in Anamudi region of Western Ghats in Kerala. Kovalam beaches are in Kerala state near Thiruvananthapuram city.