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Backwaters, fishing villages and coconuts with Imaginative Traveller

We all know the lure of northern India, from the Taj Mahal to the rituals of life in Varanasi. However southern India can feel like a world-away from the well trodden north. Experience the lush landscapes and see the traditional fishing villages as you sail through the serene backwaters. The south has a huge amount to offer, let's take a look...


Classic South India

Travel to India and embark on this classic southern Indian tour through Kerala from Chennai to Kovalam Beach. Discover a thousand shades of green, indulge in some of the continent’s freshest food, and share smiles with the friendly local people in this lush, tropical part of the country. Experience the culture, religion and history of this region and discover its small rural towns, quaint fishing villages and scented spice plantations. See tour info


Spice Trails of Kerala

Traversing the Western Ghats from the colonial hill station of Munnar to the colourful temple town of Madurai, we discover the two southern states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. See tour info


South India Revealed

Unplug from everyday routine and head to the beaches and backwaters of southern India. Explore the lush landscapes, intriguing religions, exotic bazaars and incredible contrasts of this region. Jump on and off local transport, go rural through backwater coconut groves and fishing villages, and discover the heart of the subcontinent. See ancient ruins and stunning temples, eat spicy curries and drink luscious lassis. Join the bustle of city streets and at the end of it all unwind on the beautiful beaches of Goa. See tour info



Southern India

Lush and tropical, southern India is inspiring and delightful. Beneath the green shade of a coastal paradise, meet with locals in their fishing villages and tribal homes. Join them in the bazaars, on buses and boats or even on pilgrimage in Madurai. From iconic cultural sights like the Maharaja's Palace in Mysore to French-infused Pondicherry and the vast landscape of Periyar - southern India's spirituality, friendly people and wild animal sanctuaries make it a fascinating part of the country to explore. See tour info


Or if you want to explore the region further then see all of our tours based in India.

Don't forget we also have our Imaginative Traveller Tailor Made team who can write a bespoke itinerary just for you!


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