South India has got many interesting places to visit ranging from Ooty, Alleppey, Kodaikanal, Kovaalam. There are several untouched and unexplored destinations in southern India that many people have not visited.
To keep you glued and stirred, here is a list of 6 unexplored gems in South India. These places will leave you stunned with their untouched grandeur.
Gandikota – The Grand Canyon of India
Gandikota is a small village, situated at the bank of the river Pennar, 15 km from Jammalamadugu in Kadapa district, Andhara Pradesh. Sprawling over miles,you can take a stroll alongside the west fort wall boundary while relishing the sunset. The place houses a mosque, temple, a royal pond, clock tower and other historical heritages.
Araku Valley is a famous Hill station in Visakhapatnam district in Andhra Pradesh. Situated about 120 km away from Vizag (Visakhapatnam), the valley has myriads of picturesque sights with lush valley, flowing streams and waterfalls running adjacent to streets. The journey to Araku Valley gets enthralling with train passing through tunnels running across hillsides and streams.
Belum Caves is the second largest cave and the longest caves of Indian Subcontinent. With its rocky formation, vast and deep caves are created naturally by the stroke of rolling water on limestone deposits forming thick stalactites, fused siphons, twisted water corridors, etc. The depth of the caves reaches to 150 ft below ground level and length is more than 3 Kms. (3229 metres).
The picturesque Skandagiri Hills are much much-loved for the view of a golden sunrise and fluffy beds of clouds. Located about 70 km from Bangaluru city, the peak is at an altitude of about 1350 meters. With beautiful scenery, these hills have the potential to allure trekkers around the world.
Athirapalli Falls are situated in Athirappilly, kerala. Situated on the west-flowing Chalakudy River close to the Vazhachal Forest Division and the Sholayar mounts.The 24-metre (80 ft) waterfall gives an fascinating sight. Nicknamed as The Niagara of India and considered as the largest waterfall in Kerala.
Maravanthe Beach is considered as one of the most beautiful beaches of Karanataka. Located at a distance around 55 kilometres (34 mi) from Udupi. The whole scenery gives a rare sight in India with NH-66 running next to the beach and the Suparnika River flowing on the other side of the road.