South India has anything and everything that a traveller needs. From the green mountains in Kerala and the exotic beaches of Goa to the historical ruins of Hampi and the temples of Tamil Nadu, South India has it all.
How can we forget hill stations when we talk about nature? Yes, South India also is a heaven of hill stations. Let us get to know some of the most beautiful hill stations in South India that are a must visit!
Yelagiri is one of the best hill stations in South India. Located about 180 km away from Bengaluru, the hill station in located in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. Being a popular weekend destination from both Chennai and Bengaluru, Yelagiri is known for its green valleys, lovely rose gardens, orchards and landscapes that you may want to lose in. It is also a great trekking destination of South India.
Yercaud is often referred to as the 'Jewel of the South' for its lush greenery and scenic beauty. Visit these hills located in Salem district in Tamil Nadu. These green hills belong to the Shevaroy range of hills in the Eastern Ghats. Yercaud is also a great honeymoon destination.
Kotagiri is the smallest of the Nilgiri hill stations. Located around 30 km away from the popular tourist destination Ooty, Kotagiri is one hill station that has to be explored next time you visit the region. Apart from the lush greenery here, you can also find several trekking trails that begin here.
Vagamon is a perfect place to explore the beauty of Kerala in its truest sense. The cluster of hillocks, the stunning waterfalls and the beautiful valleys here take you to another world. Being a part of the Eastern Ghats, Vagamon is located at the Kottayam-Idukki border in Kerala. It is a love place for group trips or solo trips. Serene and sublime, this place is perfect for you to meditate and travel within.
Located around 55 km away from Namakkal, Kolli Hills is a beautiful destination that has to be explored. It has its mentions in Indian epic Ramayana as the 'Honey Forest' owing to its beauty. This is a great place to escape from the noise of city life and get lost into nature and its music.