The state of Tamil Nadu is quite oftenly known as the ‘Temple state of India’. The total area covered by this state is nearly 50,216 sq. km. The state is surrounded by the lofty hills on one side and the coastal plains on the other side. Other states such as Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh act as the neighbouring states of Tamil Nadu. The Bay of Bengal lies towards the east and the state also harbours the southernmost tip of the Indian Peninsula.
Nearly 2000 species of wildlife are native to this state. A large pool of mammals including elephants, wild dogs, sloth bears, nilgiri langurs, sambar deer, nilgiri tahrs etc can be spotted close to the Nilgiri biosphere. The migratory birds such as cormorants, herons, darters, egrets and various species of insects and fishes can also be found in this place.
The charming monuments, pious temples with intriguing carvings and majestic getaways make this state one of the most alluring on the Indian map. The history of this state dates back to more than thousands of years. Each and every attraction of this place has an intriguing and artistic story attached to it which can leave the tourists spellbound.
Tamilnadu is not only the hot favourite of the individuals seeking religious nirvana, but also for those chunks of individuals who desires of indulging in a relaxing and cherishing experience with friends and family. The capital of the state, chennai is an established city due to the presence of exotic beaches, historic temples, some of them centuries old and a number of wildlife parks. Other major places of tourist interest in this state include Madurai, Ooty, Kanyakumari and Kodaikanal. The best time to tour Tamilnadu is be between the months of November and March.