The different faces of south India

South India might just be a part of India but nevertheless there are such myriad varieties of beautiful places to see that you would be spoilt for a choice of tourist destination. Being peninsular in shape, south India can be toured with a shorter amount of time that what is required to tour the northern part of India. But this is only possible if you visit only the popular tourist destinations of the south. If you would like to experience and enjoy the different colors and hues of the different places of south, even a lifetime would possibly not be enough.

Karnataka, a state in south India is a paradise for nature lovers

Karnataka, a state in south India is a paradise for nature lovers

The southern part of India consists of three union territories namely Pondicherry, Goa and the Lakshadweep islands as well as four states namely Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala. Each of these different states and union territories have their own unique set of cultures, traditions, customs, language as well as even attires and cuisines. For instance if you take Tamil Nadu and Kerala the traditional attire of Tamil Nadu is extremely colorful while the attire of Kerala traditionally is white. The language too is different for both the states; while the language spoken in Tamil Nadu is Tamil the regional language of Kerala is Malayalam.

Hence if you are looking to for just a single beautiful place to visit in south India, you would be overwhelmed with the choices. But with all the differing traditions, cultures and everything else, one thing is common between all the places of south India and that is hospitality. Regardless of the place you choose to visit, like every other part of India, rest assured that you would receive a very warm welcome in all the places of south India as well. The one thing that is same for all Indian hotels be it a luxurious star resort or a budget private hotel, is the friendly demeanor of the people.

Elephants are an integral part of Kerala culture, another state in south India

Elephants are an integral part of Kerala culture, another state in south India

All the major cities of south India are well connected to each other by excellent bus services and the rest of India as well as some of the major cities around the globe by trains and flights. Depending on your needs, budget and requirement, you can choose your mode of travel. Traveling within the states or union territories of south India would be easy and comfortable as well since the southern part of India is well developed and hence the transport network system is great.

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