Tamil Nadu is one of the eleventh largest states of India. This city boasts of a glorious history, cultural heritage and classical art. Tamilians add a classic touch to everything that they do. Be it the traditional Tanjore paintings, Bharatnatyam dance form, or the Carnatic music, the Tamilian culture is always a visual treat for the tourists. A variety of cultural festivals are hosted in Chennai, Coimbatore, Pondicherry, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, and several other cities of Tamil. The colorful festivals, interesting folklores, pleasing music, and eye-appealing paintings of Tamil bring you closer to the history of India. Tourists must include visits to these important cities in their Tamil Nadu tour package while planning a tour to Tamil Nadu. The best time to visit here is during winters (Dec-March) or monsoons (July-Dec).
Ruled by many grand kingdoms and dynasties, Tamil Nadu today stands as a blend of the ancient culture and modern society. A large number of magnificent temples were built here during the rule of the Pallavas, Cholas, Vijayanagara Empire, and other dynasties. The rock-cut temples, monolithic shrines, pillared halls, and shore temples of Mahabalipuram beautify the state further. No wonder, Tamil Nadu is popular for its exquisite architecture! A visit to Madurai, Thanjavur, Vellore, Chidambaram, etc., would also give you a closer look at the rich heritage of Tamil Nadu.
Some famous temples constructed here are Meenakshi Amman Temple (Madurai), Ranganathaswamy Temple (Srirangam), Ramaswamy Temple (Kumbakonam), Brihadisvara Temple (Thanjavur), and others. Visit all these temples by booking a Tamilnadu tourism package from a trusted tour operator. You should ensure that your Tamilnadu tour package includes all the important itineraries.
Besides this, you can also visit the Periyar National Park, Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Annamalai / Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary, Bandipur National Park., and other national parks and sanctuaries to explore the widespread flora and fauna of Tamil Nadu.
Tamil is the official language of Tamil Nadu. People here are humble, soft-spoken, and very helpful. Yet, you might face difficulties in understanding what they speak, as they are dedicated towards their vernacular and speak only Tamil in their day-to-day conversations. Thus, including a tour guide in your Tamil Nadu holiday package would make your holiday in Tamilnadu easy and relaxing. You can also contact a tour operator after reaching here to book a holiday package in Tamilnadu if you have not booked a package beforehand.
Tamil Nadu is well-connected to several Indian states via the Southern Railway network and international airport. There are regular trains to and from Chennai Central Railway Station. Besides this, there are regular flights to other states of India and International destinations to and from the Chennai International Airport. For saving your time in booking the rail/ air tickets, you must ask your tour operator to include the ticket booking procedure in your Tamil Nadu tours & holiday package facilities. You can travel to Tamil Nadu via road as well. The State Express Transport Corporation runs inter-state buses to the capital city Chennai. You can also board private-run buses from your destination and reach Tamil Nadu easily. More »