Madurai - Periyar - Kumarakom - Kottayam - Alleppey - Cochin
A. South India has many interesting places to visit as this part of India offers hill stations, beaches, historical edifices, backwaters, waterfalls and the list goes on. Some of the most famous places are: Coorg in Karnataka, Ooty in Tamil Nadu, Hyderabad in Telengana, Goa beaches, Alleppy in Kerala, Araku Valley in Andhra Pradesh, Munnar in Kerala, Andaman Nicobar Islands, Puducherry
A. Winter is the best time to visit South India as the weather is very comfortable during this time as the humidity of this place is at its peak during summer months. Ideal months would be from December to February.
A. There are innumerable temples in South India. I amjust stating 10 best temples you should visit. They are:
A. Most of the temples in South India do not allow cameras in their premises. However, some temples allow the visitors to carry cameras inside the temples at a nominal fee which can be anywhere betweenRs.50 to Rs.100.
A. Most of the temples in South India demand the visitors to be dressed in traditional clothes. So it is better to carry or buy some Indian traditional clothes if you are planning to visit temples in South India.
A. It is quite safe for a woman to travel alone in South India especially in towns. It is better to avoid deserted places and travelling alone at night. However, you need to be extra careful while travelling solo by choosing the right accommodations and right clothes. People in South India are generally helpful but you need to be really alert all the time while asking for directions or other help.
A. The following 6 states and 3 union territories are considered to be South Indian states Kerala, Karnataka,Goa, Telengana, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh Union Territories – Lakshadweep, Puducherry and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
A. The followings are the essential items to be packed while travelling to South India: Clothes-South India has both beach and hill stations, so both types of clothes warm and light cotton fabric are required.Some traditional Indian clothes to wear to visit temples. Footwear-Comfortable foot-wear, either slip-ons or sports shoes for long journeys in case of sight-seeing. Virtual cash- Carry cards as well as cash. Electrical chargers/power banks/power plugs - Carry the smartphone or laptop chargers with you and if possible try to carry your power banks as well as power plugs. Scarf- Make sure to carry a scarf to use it to protect your head and face from dust and pollution and to enter some religious places.