The southernmost state of India has become a tourist spot due to several reasons, some of the prime, undeniable ones are its culture, cuisine and beauty. If you have the privilege to visit Tamil Nadu, your itinerary should definitely include the following destinations:
Go trekking in the Nilgiri Mountains:
Few mountain ranges can match the exquisite beauty of the Nilgiris. Trekking in the Nilgiris will absolutely steal your breath away since this remarkable mountain range is lined with gushing waterfalls that pool to form peaceful lakes and harbor plentiful natural flora and fauna to offer you a pleasing experience. Pandiar Hills, Parsons Valley, Porthimund Lake, and Pykara Falls are among the many stunning stops that tourists generally admire while trekking in this region.
Relish the exotic dishes of the South:
It is no news that Tamil Nadu dishes up some of the tastiest, wholesome dishes man has ever tasted. In fact, the word ‘curry’ traces its roots back to the Tamil word ‘kari’. When in this state, one must make sure to start one’s day like the Tamilians do. You must be thinking of idlis and dosa but there is more to the breakfast platter here which includes the deliciously filling ‘koozh’ porridge. Other dishes that one must try are ‘Kothu Parotta’ (parotta with meat, eggs and spicy sauce), ‘Aviyal’ (vegetable stew) and ‘Kalaki’ (half-cooked omelette with chicken curry).
Visit the awe-inspiring monuments of the state:
Tamil Nadu is famous all over the world for its rich heritage. It is home to the widely renowned Meenakshi Amman Temple at Madurai and the Brihadeeshwara temple in Thanjavur which annually draw millions of tourists. Apart from these, one may also visit the Dhyanlinga, Ramanathaswamy, Pancha Rathas temples and many more stunning monuments.
Enjoy priceless natural beauty:
Let us not forget that this is the state that houses the second longest urban beach in the world – the extensive 13 km long Marina Beach. Apart from a magnificent coastline and sprawling beaches, Tamil Nadu has a number of breathtaking hill stations such as Ooty, Yercaud, Kodaianal, etc. where you may breathe in unexploited clean air. Also, you can literally stand at the southernmost tip of the country and view the mind-blowing convergence of the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the Bay of Bengal, all at Kanyakumari.
Settle in one of the classiest resorts:
Well-known for hill-stations and tourists spot, travelers around the world folk around in Tamil Nadu. To offer them best-in-class accommodation along with lavish vacationing experience, Club Mahindra has resorts at Masinagudi and Kodaikanal. Equipped with modern amenities, you can while your time away engaging in recreational activities here. Numerous Club Mahindra reviews will give you a glimpse of various activities and facilities available here.
Spot some of the rarest wildlife species on the planet:
If you are an animal lover, you will be overjoyed to know that Tamil Nadu has a total of 37 protected areas to preserve wild flora and fauna. You may visit the immensely popular Indira Gandhi National Park to safely admire bears from a distance or the Kalakkad Mundanthurai Wildlife Sanctuary to catch a tiger lazing in its natural habitat. There are also many elephant reserves and bird sanctuaries to explore as well.