Tamil Nadu bounded by Pondicherry, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka is a popular tourist destination in southern India. The glorious and diverse history of Tamil Nadu dates back to many years. The cultural traditions and the heritage born out of its history showcase the richness and the opulence.
The culture, art, architecture, literature, music and dance which encompass Tamil Naduís diverse heritage are unique and exceptionally rich. Apart from a rich legacy, Tamil Nadu offers a variety of beautiful locations like palm fringed beaches, exotic hill stations and enthralling architectural wonders.
The Summer Festivals of Tamil Nadu is a major attraction for locals as well as international tourists. Those wanting a break from the scorching sun and the heat waves enjoy a trip to Tamil Nadu and experience the exciting Summer Festivals.
The Summer Festivals of Tamil Nadu is one of the most popular fair and festival of the region. The festival is organized in the many hill stations of Tamil Nadu like Kodailkanal, Yercaud, Yelagiri Hills and Udhagamandalam.
Ooty also known as Udhagamandalam is believed to be the queen of all hills stations in India. Located in the Nilgiri district this picturesque location is a common summer getaway for many. The verdant hills, the serene picnic locations are ideal to enjoy a relaxed and comfortable vacation. The Tea and Tourism Festival in Ooty is a popular attraction.
Kodaikanal, located in the Pali Hills is a beautiful hill station located on an altitude of 2133 meters from the sea level. The flower shows and the fruit shows in Kodaikanal are major attractions of the Summer Festival.
Yercaud, a coffee plantation hamlet, is located in the Shevaroy Hills. The tranquil hill station offers solace from the bustling modern life. The Pyramid Point is a popular tourist location in Yercaud.
Yelagiri Hills, located about 150 kilometers from Bangalore is another hill station of Tamil Nadu that offers summer festivals like fruit festivals, adventure sports and flower shows. Boat race is another important feature of the summer festivals of Tamil Nadu.
Time to celebrate
The summer festivals of Tamil Nadu last between May and June. Every year thousands of local as well as international tourists visit the region.
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