Tamil Nadu

The temple town Thiruvannamalai, is 85 km south of vellore and it is an important shaivite town. Of the 100 temples, the most outstanding is the Shiva-Parvathi temple of Arunachaleswar, which is said to be the largest in India. The main gopuram is 66m and 13 storeys high, and there is a thousand-pillared hall.

Tiruchirrappally is situated on the banks of river Cauvery. The city was a Chola citadel from the Sangam age. The Pandyas and the Pallavas held sway over this region for short periods. The Nayaks of Madurai built the town and the history Rock Fort which played a vital role in the Carnatic wars in the […]

Kumbakonam is located 40 km from Thanjavur an d273 km from Chennai and is the head quarters of the Kumbakonam taluk of Thanjavur district. Kumbakonam is known as the ‘temple town’ due to prevalence of a number of temples here. The town is also famous for the Mahamaham festivals celebrated once in 12 years.

Thanjavur was once the capital of the Cholas, a dynasty of temple builders who ruled South India between the 10th and 12th centuries. The Pallavas, the Pandyas, the Nayaks, and the Marathas have their monuments of history here. But Thanjavur maintained the glorious Chola culture. The district is famous for its exquisite ancient handicrafts making […]

Karakudi is the biggest city in Chettinad and is fmous for its Ganesha Temple. This town is know for its magnificient mansions constructed by the Chettiars- a caste known as much for their prosperity as well as their hospitality.

Yercaud in the Servaroyan Hills of Salem District, is a quiet and restful hill station in Tamil Nadu. The Servaroyan hills as a whole provide many beautiful vistas and panoramic views. Yercaud is a pretty hill station with a pleasant cool climate at an altitude of 1515 meters above the sea level. It is an […]

Rameswaram the varnasi of the South-dedicated to Lord Ramanatha (Siva). Is one of the most venerated and sacred temples in India. A bath in the sea at Dhanushkodi is considered holy and spiritual. Rameswaram is an island in the Gulf of Mannar which is connected to be main land at Mandapam by rail and road.

Pondicherry, the Union Territory of India, is a former French colony. The history of Pondicherry can be traced back to the 2nd century AD. The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, of the early 2nd century, AD mentions a market place named Poduke, which G.W.B. Huntingford identified as possibly being Arikamedu about 2miles from the modern […]

28 km from Ooty, Masinagudi is a picturesque town. It is an exotic natural habitat for wild animals. The town is historically significant as it was the capital of the erstwhile Kingdon of Waynad

Situated on Nilgiris at an attitude of 3000 feet, this sanctuary is located 36 km via Kalhasthi and 66km via Gudalur on the Ooty-Mysore route. Mudumalai is part of a much larger sanctuary which includes Bandipur in Karnataka and Muthanga in Kerala. The Sanctuary covers an area of 321 Sq.km and the best season to […]