The center of Dravidian culture and tradition—Tamil Nadu, since the ancient times, has been a hub of architectural legacy and the culture of the state, and is undoubtedly one of the leading tourist places of India. Its long and unbroken coast line, edging the Bay of Bengal, thickly wooded forests teeming with wildlife, green farmlands interspersed with rocky wastes and the undulating Western Ghats are the prominent features of this charming tourist destination. The true essence of Tamil Nadu lies in its fairs and festivals that are celebrated with immense pride and enthusiasm by the people. Without a tour to Tamil Nadu, your holidays in south India shall remain incomplete.
Tamil Nadu has also been the seat of the ancient dynasties and Pallavas were the one who have left the imprints of their presence in the various temples and monuments of the state. The exquisite Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram is one such site to mention, which is also a world heritage site. Tamil Nadu is an ideal destination for the nature lovers and is a repository of many wildlife sanctuaries and hill stations. Some of the popular hill stations in Tamilnadu are Udhagamandalam (Ooty), Kodaikanal, Yercaud and Coonoor. Some of the wildlife sanctuaries worth watching are Mukurthi National Park & Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve. Kanyakumari is one of the prime tourist attractions in Tamil Nadu and is especially acclaimed for its sunrise and natural beauty. Marina Beach, one of the best known beaches of South India, is also located besides the capital city, Chennai.
Tamil Nadu is also recognized for its festivals and the important one being Pongal, which is a four day harvest festival marked with pomp and colorful celebrations. Skanda Sashti and Bhramotsavam are the two other festivals that are also celebrated here with equal enthusiasm.
Tamil Nadu offers a choice of hotels that are located in the important towns such as Chennai, Kodaikanal, Coonoor, Coimbatore, Ooty, Kanyakumari, Madurai, and Mamallapuram. Expect the ultimate in terms of personalized services and modern day facilities that are provided by the hotels at these places. You can choose from the five, star and three star hotels, depending upon your budget and preference.
Enjoy your tour with the Tamil Nadu tour packages that are especially designed to cater to the interests and preferences of the tourists willing to enjoy the true spirit of Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu is accessible by the air, rail and road from the major destinations of India such as Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.
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