If one wants to visit the southern part of India, there are too many places to explore. But if one is in search of a relaxing holiday then there are few places where one can zero down.
If one us up for adventures like kayaking, snorkelling and banana boat ride then this thrilling beach activities can only be done here. Also if you are not up to those activities, then you can just relax and watch the sun set at the Devbagh Island and laze around. This beach has an offbeat and serene beauty which is a mush visit.
This is the second largest cave in the Indian subcontinent and it is the longest cave in the plains of this country. It is formed with black limestone and the caves have long corridors, fresh water galleries and some spacious chambers. The constant flow of underground water help the forming of caves at the deepest point of 150 feet. The nearest railways station to reach the caves is Tadipatri and it is 30 kilometres away. One can take a bus from the station and visit this place.
This is a dense forest area which is located about 40 kilometres away from Madurai and has a beautiful climate all through the year. This place is situated almost 1600 meters above sea level and has many beautiful floras and fauna. The winding roads and the panoramic view around make this place a mesmerising place to spend a relaxed vacation. It also has a small water fall which is a familiar picnic spot. According to epic ‘The Ramayana’, when Lord Hanuman was carrying the Sanjeevani Mountain to save Lord Lakshmana, a piece of the mountain fell here to form this place.
This place is located in Kodaikanal in the southern part of India and this is a set of rock pillars. There are three rock pillars which are located on a vertical column which has a height of 400 feet. These pillars are located in the dense forest of Kodaikanal and the cascading rocks lie above the valley. Very near to the pillars is the lake of Kodaikanal and pine forests which make this place a beautiful one to visit.
This beach is almost 25 kilometres away from Kochi in the state of Kerala. This beach is a long stretch of 10 kilometres and is also known as the ‘Princess of the Arabian Sea’. The main attraction here is that the ocean and the back waters merge here in the Cherai beach. The other attraction is the golden sand of the sea beach. The fisherman’s village is also very nearby where one can gorge on lobsters and Kerala style crab curries.
One can book train tickets online to reach these places. In order to get food in train, one can book from the e catering services provided by the Indian Railways or else they can order from the pantry car if the train they are travelling in has one.