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South India summer getaways

8 Jun 2010  Travel every summer
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places to beat the humid indian summer

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Munnar, Kodaikanal, Coorg, Ooty, Kalpetta
  • Category: Perfect weekend
  • Traveler type: Sightseeing, Active/Outdoors
  • Appeals to: Honeymooners, Families with small children, Seniors, Tourists
  • Seasons: Spring, Summer
  • 1. Munnar
    Munnar, Idukki District

    Munnar is around 3 hrs drive from cochin. It's peaceful and lovely hillstation with wonderful view of the huge tea estates

  • 2. Kodaikanal
    Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

    It's a very famous hillstation in south india. Although it'll be quite crowded in summer, the nice weather, huge moutains with lovely view points in kodai make it worth the visit.

  • 3. Coorg
    Coorg, Karnataka

    Coorg is aptly called scotland of india. Beautiful coffee plantations, the greenery, rivers with crystal clear water make coorg a perfect weekend getaway. It's a great place to be in any season. Make sure that you use a homestay, instead of a hotel.

  • 4. Ooty (Ootacamund)
    Ooty, Tamil Nadu

    Ooty is the most famous tourist destination in south india. The weather in ooty is cool throughout the year, making it a perfect summer getaway. Book your hotel well in advance as most of the good hotels would be full during peak season.

  • 5. Wayanad
    Kalpetta, Wayanad District

    Wayanad is another great place to beat the summer. It's around 2 hours journey from kozhikode or from ooty. The greenery and the moutains make a very beautiful sight.