Tamil Nadu


Located towards the southeastern coast of the country, the state shares its borders with Karnataka in northwest, Kerala on the west, north of the state has Andhra Pradesh. Tamil Nadu Tourism has gained prominence owing to the fact that all the destinations are easily accessible. Not only that, the state has ample to offer to its guests and there is something unique for everyone.

The state is the place where Dravidian Culture flourished. It is a state that was home to the Pandyas, Cholasand Pallavaswho ruled at some point of time.

Best Time To Visit Tamil Nadu

The Best Time To travel to Tamil Nadu is between October and March. It is more or less pleasant during this period.

Attractions Offered By Tamil Nadu Tourism

Tamil Nadu Tourism offers many options as far as tourist spots are concerned. It will be easier for you if you categorize these trips. The different categories are as follows :

Tamil Nadu Beaches

Beaches are essentially one of the choices of the tourists. And you will not be disappointed if you explore some of the beaches in Tamil Nadu. Check them out :

  • Covelong Beach
  • Dakhinachitra Beach
  • Elliot's Beach
  • Kanyakumari Beach
  • Kodikkarai Beach
  • Kurusadai Islands
  • Mahabalipuram Beach
  • Mandapam Beach
  • Marina Beach
  • Muttukadu Beach
  • Nagore Beach
  • Poompuhar Beach
  • Pulicut Beach
  • Rameshwaram Beach
  • Sadurangapatinam Beach
  • Tiruchendur Beach
  • Tharangambadi Beach
  • Tutucorin Beach
  • Vattakotai Beacj
  • Velankanni Beach

Temples In Tamil Nadu

The Pallavas, Cholas, Pandyas, Vijayanagar Rulers and the Nayakas have made immense contributions to the temple art in Tamil Nadu. Some of the temples where you can enjoy the historical evidence are :

  • Adi Kumbeswarar Temple
  • Airavatesvara Temple
  • Brihadeeswara Temple
  • Chayavaneashwara Temple
  • Chidambaram Temple
  • Darasuram Temple
  • Ekambareswarar Temple
  • Kailasamundaiyar Temple
  • Kalahasti Temple
  • Kamakshi Amman Temple
  • Kanchipuram Temple
  • Kanyakumari Temple
  • Kumarakottam Temple
  • Madurai Murugan Temple
  • Mayiladuturai Temple
  • Meenakshi Amman Temple
  • Murugan Shrines
  • Kumbakonam Nageswaran Temple
  • Rajagopala Temple
  • Ramaswamy Temple
  • Rameshwaram Temple
  • Swamimalai Temple
  • St Stephen’s Church
  • The Hill Temple of Palani
  • Tiruvanaikaval Temple
  • Tiruvannamalai Temple
  • Tyagaraja Temple

Hill Stations Of Tamil Nadu

Hill Stations on Tamil Nadu are favorite destinations for tourists too. Check out the hill stations in this state :

  • Coonoor
  • Kodaikanal
  • Kotagiri
  • Ooty
  • Velliangiri Hills
  • Yelagiri
  • Yercaud

Festivals of Tamil Nadu

The state celebrates many types of festivals. And if you can make it during this period, there is nothing like it. You can get a true picture of the essence of this place and culture. In fact it will be an experience and definitely better than what you read in books and websites.

  • Arudra Darisanam
  • Brahmotsavam
  • Cape Festival
  • Chitri Rai Festival
  • Dance Festival
  • Deepawali
  • Jallikatu Bull Fight
  • Karthigai Deepam
  • Mahagam Festival
  • Mango Festival
  • Music and Dance Festival
  • Natyanjali Dance Festival
  • Navarathri
  • Pangunj Uttiram
  • Pongal
  • Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
  • Saral Festival
  • Saraswati Pooja
  • Skanda Sashti
  • Summer Festival
  • Tea and Tourism Festival
  • Tourist Fair
  • Tyagaraja Aradhana
  • Vaikasi Visakam
  • Vaikunta Ekadesi
  • Velankanni Church Festival
  • Vinayaka Chathurthi


Tamil Nadu Wildlife Tours

  • Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Arignar Anna Zoological Park
  • Crocodile Bank
  • Guindy National Park
  • Gulf Of Mannar Marine National Park
  • Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Karikili Bird Sanctuary
  • Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary
  • Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Mukkurthi National Park
  • Mundanthurai Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Point Caimere Bird Sanctuary
  • Srivilliputhur Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Vallunadu Black Buck Sanctuary
  • Vendanthangal Water Bird Sanctuary
  • Viralimalai Sanctuary

Tamil Nadu Monuments

Tamil Nadu has many monuments that will enlighten you with the history of this state. Some of the monuments are :

  • Arjuna’s Penance
  • Bharathiyar Illam
  • Caves of Tamil Nadu
  • Genji/ Gingee Fort
  • Mahabalipuram Rathas
  • Padmanabhapuram Palace
  • Rock Fort Temple
  • Tanjore Maratha Marvels
  • St. George’s Fort
  • Sivaganga Palace
  • Tanjavur Palace
  • Tanjore Maratha Marvels
  • Valluvar Kottam
  • Vivekanand Rocks

Tamil Nadu Tourism Packages

The Tamil Nadu Tourist Development Corporation offers several Tourism Packages that can be availed by tourists traveling from India and abroad. Besides, there are many well known tour operators who conduct package tours to Tamil Nadu at reasonable rates. In fact the rates solely depend on how much you are willing to spend.

Keeping in mind the needs of the people, these tour operators design or personalize Tamil Nadu Tourism packages depending on the budget of the travelers.

You can avail many types of tour packages in Tamil Nadu. Some may opt for trips to ThePilgrimage Centers; few may want to visit The Beaches and The Temples. So, these trips are tailor-made.Owing to the fact that Tamil Nadu offers a wide spectrum of tourist attractions, the state is a favorite among the travel freaks.

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