South India Pilgrimage Tour

South India houses some of the most beautiful (and even wealthiest) temples in the world. All the states in South India – Karnataka, Kerala, Orissa, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh – are known for their rich heritage of culture, and especially religion. There are a number of cities in this part of the country which comprise of a series of rock-cut temples. As these are designed according to Dravid style of temple architecture, the temples are minutely carved and huge in size. Pilgrimage in South India includes Hindu temples, Jain and Buddhist shrines, Islamic mosques and shrines.

Some of the major pilgrimage in South India include Puri, Tiruchirapalli, Tirupati, Mahabalipuram, Rameshwaram, Thanjavur, Konark, Sravanabelagola, Madurai, Udayagiri Caves, Ajanta Ellora Caves Badami Caves and Guruvayur Temple. These are not only a favourite amongst pilgrims but also leisure tourists as well. The reason is that this region offers multiple tourist options for them. Some of the best wildlife destinations in India are located here. Periyar National Park, Silent Valley, Kumarakonam Bird Sanctuary, Annamalai Hills and Pulicut Lake are some examples. The region is known for its composite demography, world famous backwaters, quality Ayurvedic centres, flourishing software industry, Carnatic music, classical dance forms and toothsome cuisine. Thus, these pilgrimages will lead you to rediscover South India once more.