Ancient history and settlement.
Boasting cultural opulence; gorgeous coastline; wildlife richness; hill stations to be enamoured of; and temples with intricate carvings to imbibe spirituality, Tamil Nadu is a destination in India that cannot be ignored. Making its place in New York Times 2016’s edition as one of the top places to visit in the world, Tamil Nadu beckoned being a popular tourist destination worldwide. Need a relaxing holiday or a spiritual one, exploring the mystery of cosmic powers? Tamil Nadu caters to your interests, and thus, is the right travel destination in India for you to quench your thirst for exploration.
Capital: Chennai, Location: South India
BEST TIME TO VISIT TAMIL NADU:
The months between November and February are ideal for visiting Tamil Nadu.
WHY VISIT TAMIL NADU?:
For rich culture and traditions; ancient temples; sacred pilgrimages; delectable food; stunning beaches; opulent art and craft; beautiful hill stations; UNESCO World Heritage, Nilgiri Mountain Railway; and visiting the tip of India.
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Explore a myriad of our mind-boggling locations
World Heritage Sites
Soak up our rich and magnificent heritage
Glimmering like a jewel in the treasure trove of South India, Tamil Nadu is that one state where you will see all your worries fading away. The state is endowed with the beauty of Chennai, the largest city and capital of Tamil Nadu and this is the exact place from where your journey commences. Along with its beautifully sculpted temples like Kapaleeswarar Temple, Kailasanatha Temple, Seashore Temple, museums, ashrams and palaces, Tamil Nadu welcomes you for a once in a lifetime experience.
Travel12Go offers a perfect nights & days Tamil Nadu tour package curated especially with all things nice that you would not like to miss once here. We try the best in our capacity to come forth with travel packages that are brimful with best of accommodation, food and all the exceptional services you would wish for, in your tour. So come and sojourn in the state that is best known for an impeccable experience through temples like Madurai Meenakshi Amman, Jambukeshwara and Brihadeeswara Temple as you visit Madurai, Kanchipuram and Thanjavur.
With five national parks and 17 sanctuaries, you can imagine the bio-diversity of this state. For those of you who love being in the wild, makes sure these sanctuaries top your list of places to go in Tamil Nadu:
Tamil Nadu is also included in the International Network of Biosphere Reserves, which facilitates international recognition and additional funding.
Weave your heart with the paradisiacal land of Tamilnadu and extend your hand to touch the shimmering sand of the beaches nurtured in this state of South India. Stretching over 901 kms accompanying the Bay of Bengal towards the east and the Indian ocean towards the south, the balmy breeze follows your route making even the smallest and simplest thing bring joy in your beach holiday in Tamilnadu.
With every beach extraordinary in its own sense, there are some which are counted as the best beaches in Tamilnadu like Covelong, Marina, Mahabalipuram, Rameshwaram, Auro, Elliot and Kanyakumari. While Covelong and Elliot are loved by those who want to rejoice in the simpler pleasures of life like taking a walk or sitting by the ocean, Marina beach marks its territory as the second longest urban beach in the world.
Followed by Mahabalipuram where the beach meets the Bay of Bengal and which is also a popular hub for lovers of adventure water activities. Furthermore, Rameshwaram is famous for its spiritual importance equivalent to the revered Kasi River whereas the beholders of beauty pay a visit to sight the blend of Arabian Sea, Indian ocean and Bay of Bengal at Kanyakumari beach.
Tamil Nadu cuisine is quite versatile and is an amalgam of different cultures and cooking styles. A typical vegetarian meal consists of rice, sambar, kara kuzhambu, rasam, curd, poriyal, varuval, kootu, keerai masiyal, aviyal, pachadi, appalam, oorukai and payasam. However, different parts of the state have developed their own unique regional cuisines.
While the Chettinad region is known for chicken Chettinad, idiyappam, uthappam, and paniyaram, the Madurai region is popular for muttaiparotta, paruthipal, and Karidosai. While in Tamil Nadu, you must also try idli, dosa, vadai, pongal, appam, upma, puttu, Ambur Dum Biriyani, Dindigul Biriyani and filter coffee.