South India is an extremely diverse region in terms of landscapes, peoples and cultures. In comparison to northern parts of India South is considered to be the softer side with laid back style of travel through colourful, fertile plains and gentle hills of Western and Eastern ghats (mountains). Discovering South India is a combination of cultural and spiritual experiences in glorious places of worship, ashrams and during countless festivals, proximity to wild nature and lush greenery, ultimate relax on palm fringed beaches and culinary ecstasy.
Why « Smooth South »?
This trip takes you smoothly from the East Coast to the West Coast of the Hindu heartland. You will start with discovering various cultural and religious locations along the coast facing the Bay of Bengal. First days are designed to put your focus and energy on what previous generations created and maintained throughout the centuries. You will get to visit cities of distinct character with some of the most remarkable monuments, temples, and districts. Gradually moving towards the West coast it’s the nature, greenery and wildlife that take over your attention. Each day is designed to give you new thrill and experience but you won’t feel overloaded with activities as this part of India is meant to be discovered leisurely. At the end of the journey there are two absolutely relaxing days on the beach, where you feed your body and soul with sun, water, sea food and smile!