Perched on the eastern coast of the Western Ghat, Vattakanal is known as “Little Israel” because of the large number of Israeli tourists visiting here. The local name for the town is Vatta and is a must visit place in the month of October. There are many Israeli household in the town you can enjoy a perfect combination of Indian and Israeli culture.
If calm and serene environs are your thing, the Athirapilly Falls located at the Sholayar Forest Range is where you must head to. The view of this natural fall is simply majestic that binds both your eyes as well as your soul. The waterfall is 80ft tall and gloriously fall on the Chalakudy River to make a spectacular image.
The beach is an adventure enthusiast’s paradise. There are a lot of things that you can enjoy here, including snorkeling, kayaking, water scooters and banana boat rides are some of the popular activities here. If you love serene sunsets, the beach offers you a perfect opportunity. No much crowded, the beach pose you a chance to have a romantic getaway with your life partner.
Araku Valley has earned the fame it deserves but still not many people visit this awesome place. It is located near the Odisha border of the Eastern Ghats and is all sorts of beautiful. You can enjoy nature at its purest form here while admiring the wildlife. Surrounded by three spectacular mountains Galikonda, Raktakonda and Chitamogondi, the town is a strong contender for your bucket list inclusion.
An upcoming UNESCO's World Heritage Site, Nagarhole National Park is home to many animals and thus a perfect chance to explore the diversity of wildlife. Formerly a hunting reserve for the Wodeyar Dynasty the national park welcomes many enthusiastic wildlife photographers to take some candid shots of the animals here.
Pollachi is 40 kilometer to the south of Coimbatore, and one of the most virgin part of the region. Besides a welcoming climate throughout the year, the town also boasts of many adventure activities. The serenity of this place will definitely catch your mind for long.
Tharangambadi means 'place of the singing waves' in local language. With wild waves that get tames as they hit the coast, the place is home to a Danish colony from 1620 to 1845. There is a huge Fort Dansborg that offer glimpse of the Danish history of the town.
These are some of the offbeat destinations of south India that are awaiting you to explore them. Plan out a tour to the land of natural splendor and start making travel memories.