Karnataka Tourism

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Chaitri sanadhya

Chaitri sanadhya

1 review

Kerela, where mornings are spent admist a sea of tea gardens and enchanted clouds.

My overall experience of visiting South India was beyond amazing. I was just awestruck seeing such greenery, rich culture & gorgeous beauty of India. It's a heaven for landscape photography so carry your all equipments. Every spot is picturesque so be photogenic & try clicking pictures with colourful outfits for such places. So that your photos would be more alluring & they will compliment with the background of nature. Taking road trips, long drives, tasting local delicacies, staying at most remote homestays in the nature's lap & street shopping from vendors along the way, visiting lesser known & off beat places gives you the real feel of travelling to South India Beaches, pine forests, waterfalls, green valleys, clouds, mountains .. South India has everything Apart from all these things, every place has an individual magic which cannot be described in words.

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Shruthi pasunoori

Shruthi pasunoori

1 review

One of my escape trip

In this busy fast moving cities, a beautiful experience of 2 hours in poovar backwaters left me speechless.
What a beautiful experience it was ..?
Just an hour from hustle bustle Trivendrum airport, welcoming us with a pleasant smile, steam boats, the still water, greenary, bird chirpings, coconut trees, it was an immense feeling of peace.
And then we have experienced the even more beautiful golden sandbeach where it connects arabian sea and poovar backwaters in parallel
Standing in a place where you can experience both different variations of nature ( roaring Arabian sea and still Backwaters) was an incredible experience ..!

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Karnataka Overview

Karnataka is one of the four southern states of India. Bordered by the Arabian Sea on the west, it is surrounded by Goa, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The state has three main regions: the coastal plains abutting the sea; the Western Ghats running parallel to the coastline; and the inland plains of the Deccan Plateau. One of the most industrialised states in India, Karnataka also produces 90% of India's gold, almost 60% of its coffee and a significant amount of raw silk and sandalwood products.   Bangalore (now called Bengaluru) in southeast Karnataka is the capital as well as the biggest city. Bangalore has more than 50% of software companies in the country based in it and is called the Silicon Valley of India. It is also famous for its pubs and gardens and has a pleasant climate through the year. South of Bangalore is the city of Mysore, the erstwhile capital of the Wodeyar kings. The festival of Dussehra, with caparisoned-elephant processions being its main attraction, is celebrated in October-November.   At Hampi in central Karnataka, are the ruins of the capital of one of South India's largest historical empires the Vijaynagar Empire (14th-16th century); the 16th-cenury Vittala Temple is a World Heritage site. The towns of Belur and Halebid are in the south, famous for their 12th-century temples built by the Hoysala dynasty. Sravanbelgola is also in south Karnataka and is host to probably the world's tallest monolithic statue a 17-m high image of a Jain deity built in the 10th century. The village of Badami in the north is famous for its ancient cave temples built between the 6th and 8th centuries.   Madikeri is the main town of the hilly tracts of southwestern Karnataka called the Kodagu (Coorg) region. The area has a number of spice and coffee plantations and is good for trekking. Popular spots here are the Jog Falls and Kudremukh. Further south are the Bandipur and Nagarhole National Parks.   The western coastline of the state along the Arabian Sea has a number of beach towns including Mangalore, Karwar, Gokarna, Malpe and Marwanthe.