Festive season is an occasion that calls for high-end celebrations, which might include visiting exclusive places in Southern part of India. Known for extreme tranquillity, picturesque backdrops and pinnacle of serenity, South India has destinations that welcome tourists throughout the year. And when it is Christmas, the travel instinct tends to take shape and make the people set out on vacation. Certainly, there are many places in South India that can be opted to spend relaxing moments with friends or family. Some of the destinations that can be considered to spend Christmas are:
A small picturesque town, Gokarna is home to some of the most stunning beaches in the Southern district. Starting from the main Gokarna beach to Om Beach, Half Moon Beach, Kudle Beach, and Paradise Beach, the town welcome the tourists with much enthusiasm. Relaxing amidst the tranquillity, overladen to engulf the travelers in a heavenly atmosphere, Gokarna is surely the one place that can be visited at the time of Christmas. Besides this, Mahabaleshwara Temple, Bhadrakali Temple, Uma Maheshwara Temple and Maha Ganpati Temple lends a religious side to the place that makes visitors enjoy peaceful environs. Indeed, the best place to start the New Year at affordable rates.
Also named as Puducherry, Pondicherry is known as the French Riviera in Southern India Territory. Lying on the Eastern Coast of India, one can check out the effect of French everywhere. With a French colony having exceptional Gothic style architecture and White blocks, the tourists can experience the perfect amalgamation of richness and sophistication on the French style. Famous for Auroville, the township is said to be designed for the purpose of Human Unity. And not to forget the beaches as they are less crowded, offering a peaceful atmosphere at its best. Since, the population is more of Roman Catholic, the Christmas celebrations and decorations are done in high spirit.
Being home to several famous churches, it is said to be one of the biggest places to visit at the time of Christmas celebrations. Every street is decorated with lights and churches happen to stay open whole night. Along with this, enjoying exceptional discounts on food and beverages add four stars to the festivities in Kerala. The tourists coming to visit the place can stay at best hotels in Kerala at discounted rates too, which makes them enjoy more by paying less than usual seasons.
When it comes to celebrating Christmas, South India happens to win the race as it has maximum number of Churches; besides Goa. Each and every church is richly decorated lights as well as other material. Along with this, big Christmas trees are decorated with the bells, gifts and numerous hanging stuffs. Not just this; many people or Father in the Church dress as Santa and distribute sweets among the crowd coming to churches for Christmas carols.