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S. No. Destinations What To See
01.  Destination: Bijapur Base Town: Bijapur
State: Karnataka (Locate State)
Altitude: 770 M When To Visit: Nov to March
Temperature: Summer 26 to 38°C, Winter 20 to 29°C
Transportation: Road, Rail
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Bijapur is 10th century city, well known for its historical monuments, built during the Adil Shahi dynasty, Citadel, Gol Gumbaz, Ibrahim Rauza, Jama masjid, Malik-e-Maidan, Pangarh Fort and many more, native culture & living.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft.
02. Destination: Chennai Base Town: Chennai
State: Tamil Nadu (Locate State)
Altitude: 6 M When To Visit: Oct to April
Temperature: Summer 28 to 34°C, Winter 20 to 26°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
The area around Chennai, formerly Madras, had been part of successive South Indian kingdoms, currently capital of Tamil Nadu state, located on the east coast of India, a major commercial, cultural, economic and educational center of the south, a 17th century fort St. George in 1644 established by the British East India Company, it became a major naval port and presidency city by late eighteenth century. Now a modern & highly industrialized metropolitan city in south India well known for its beaches, medieval & colonial period monuments, temples & churches, museums, cultural & shopping centers, classical music and dances, native style of culture & living, local festivals etc.
Shopping: Exquisite handicraft & pieces of art, sculptures silk & cotton sarees & garments, fabrics, gold & silver jewelry, American Diamonds and other ethnic art & craft.
03.  Destination: Hampi Base Town: Hampi
State: Karnataka (Locate State)
Altitude: 467 M When To Visit: Nov to March
Temperature: Summer 27 to 40°C, Winter 20 to 26°C
Transportation: Road, Rail
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Located within the ruins of Vijayanagara, the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire, Hampi continues to be an important religious centre, housing the Virupaksha Temple, as well as several other monuments belonging to the old city. The ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, native culture & living, local festivals etc.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft.
04.  Destination: Kanyakumari Base Town: Kanyakumari
State: Tamil Nadu (Locate State)
When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Summer 23 to 35°C, Winter 17 to 21°C
Transportation: Road, Rail
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Located on the southernmost tip of India, Kanyakumari is a popular pilgrimage town, known for Bhagavathi Amman Temple, dedicated to the Virgin Goddess besides other places of worship, exposure to religious discourses, rituals & practices, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, sea shells & corals, articles of religious use, sculptures in wood, bronze & stone.
05.  Destination: Kanchipuram Base Town: Kanchipuram
State: Tamil Nadu (Locate State)
Altitude: M When To Visit: Year Round
Temperature: Summer 21 to 36°C, Winter 19 to 28°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Local
Pilgrimage town, temples and other places of worship, understand the basic philosophy behind religious thoughts, exposure to religious discourses, rituals & practices, effect of religious practices on the native culture & lifestyle of people.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, articles used for practicing religion, images of various Gods & Goddesses made in wood, bronze or stone, perfumes of various kinds used by devotees.
06.  Destination: Madurai Base Town: Madurai
State: Tamil Nadu (Locate State)
Altitude: 8 M When To Visit: Nov to March
Temperature: Summer 26 to 38°C, Winter 20 to 29°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world for two millennia Madurai is an important pilgrimage town especially known for 16th century Meenakshi Temple, dedicated to Goddess Parvati. besides other temples and places of worship, exposure to religious discourses, rituals & practices, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, articles of religious use, sculptures in wood, bronze & stone, silk & cotton fabrics, herbal medicines, cosmetics & spices.
07.  Destination: Mahabalipuram Base Town: Mahabalipuram
State: Tamil Nadu (Locate State)
Altitude: 12 M When To Visit: Nov to March
Temperature: Summer 22 to 37°C, Winter 19 to 32°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Beaches, 7th century monuments, temples, native culture & living, local festivals etc.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft.
08.  Destination: Mysore Base Town: Mysore
State: Karnataka (Locate State)
Altitude: 763 M When To Visit: Nov to March
Temperature: Summer 27 to 40°C, Winter 20 to 26°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
One of the most visited city in the  Karnataka  state and  also known as the Palace City, The Mysore Palace, Jaganmohan Palace, St. Philomena's Church, Chamundi Temple, Brindavan Gardens and the monuments of Srirangapatna, art galleries, cultural & shopping centers, native culture & living, etc.
Shopping: Silk & cotton Sarees and garments, fabrics, linen, exquisite handicraft & pieces of art & sculptures and other ethnic art & craft.
09.  Destination: Pondicherry Base Town: Pondicherry
State: Tamil Nadu (Locate State)
Altitude: 1 M When To Visit: Nov to March
Temperature: Summer 24 to 38°C, Winter 20 to 23°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
A community spiritual center, established in 1926 by Sri Aurobindo, Pondicherry is now an important destination for spiritual seekers as well as tourists from all over the world, a well equipped research center is also run by the Ashram to develop traditional Indian medicine (Ayurveda)
Shopping: Ayurvedic products and ethnic art & craft.
10. Destination: Rameswaram Base Town: Rameswaram
State: Tamil Nadu (Locate State)
Altitude: 10 M When To Visit: Dec to March
Temperature: Summer 30 to 35°C, Winter 17 to 27°C
Transportation: Road, Rail
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Considered by the Hindus as one of their holiest places, the main shrine of Rameswaram is dedicated to Lord Shiva, exposure to Hindu rituals & practices, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, sea shells & corals, articles of religious use, sculptures in wood, bronze & stone.
11.  Destination: Thanjavur Base Town: Thanjavur
State: Tamil Nadu (Locate State)
Altitude: 2 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Summer 27 to 36°C, Winter 12 to 22°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Local
An important center of South Indian art and architecture, Thanjavur houses most of the great living Chola Temples which are UNESCO World Heritage Monuments, the foremost being the Brihadeeswara Temple, also known for Tanjore paintings, South Zone Culture Centre  is one of many regional cultural centres to promote traditional cultural heritage of India, culture & lifestyle of people.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, sea shells & corals, articles of religious use, sculptures in wood, bronze & stone.
12.  Destination: Thiruvananthapuram Base Town: Thiruvananthapuram
State: Kerala (Locate State)
Altitude: 10 M When To Visit: Oct to April
Temperature: Summer 28 to 34°C, Winter 20 to 26°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Capital of erstwhile Travancore Kingdom and current capital of Kerala State, a well developed modern city, well known for its ancient, medieval & colonial period monuments, palaces, temples & mosques, churches, museums, art galleries, cultural & shopping centers, martial art practices, practice of traditional Indian medicine, herbal treatment & massages, classical & folk music and dances, native style of culture & living, local festivals etc.
Shopping: Exquisite handicraft & pieces of art, antiques, paintings, frescos, tea, coffee & spices, sculptures made of wood, stone and metal, silk & cotton garments, sarees & fabrics, coir products like wall hangings, mats, room furnishings, potteries, gold & silver jewelry and other ethnic art & craft.
13.  Destination: Thrissur Base Town: Thrissur
State: Kerala (Locate State)
Altitude: 3 M When To Visit: Oct to March
Temperature: Summer 23 to 37°C, Winter 17 to 20°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Also known as the cultural capital of Kerala because owing to its cultural, spiritual and religious leanings throughout history, an important pilgrimage town that houses one of the most important of Hindu shrines i.e. Vadakkunnathan Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva besides other places of worship, exposure to religious discourses, rituals & practices, native culture & lifestyle.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, sculptures in wood, bronze & stone, herbal medicines & cosmetics, spices & coir products
14.  Destination: Tirupati Base Town: Tirupati
State: Andhra Pradesh (Locate State)
Altitude: 161 M When To Visit: Year Round
Temperature: Summer 23 to 43°C, Winter 10 to 15°C
Transportation: Road, Rail, Air
Accommodation: Hotels
Cuisine: Indian, Continental
Languages: English, Hindi & Local
Pilgrimage town, temples and other places of worship, understand the basic philosophy behind religious thoughts, exposure to religious discourses, rituals & practices, effect of religious practices on the native culture & lifestyle of people.
Shopping: Ethnic art & craft, articles used for practicing religion, images of various Gods & Goddesses made in wood, bronze or stone, perfumes of various kinds used by devotees.
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