Activities to do in South India
Activities to do in South India

Top 5 Activities to do in South India on Your Next Trip

Honestly, the list is endless. South India is one of the best places to visit. From the beautiful beaches to the mountains and the temples that are present from the years or centuries ago. South India has a rich culture and heritage and people from this land are very generous and kind.

We get to hear about south India and its people for the first time in the epic of Mahabharata. The epic was written by Veda Vyasa, who is highly regarded in Hinduism.

The Southern part of India consists of 5 states: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andaman, and Lakshwadeep Islands. Among 7 of them, Kerala is the best state. Mostly, Lord Shiva is worshipped in south India.

Let’s read further to know about the top 5 activities to do in South India.

1. Paragliding in Goa

Want to truly enjoy the time in south India?

“Open the wings of freedom and make your dream true of Flying in the air”

Paragliding is a free form of flying that uses a blow-up wing and a motor, one of the most surprising ways to get up into the sky. Fly over stunning natural landscapes of South Goa and soar over the ocean, cliffs and explore Goa’s beautiful scenery from a bird’s view.


Paragliding is a potential sport. It is not just lying on the ground, but also flying at high altitudes. Flyers can enjoy the wind, sun, and clouds. The sky is their only limit. These gliders are long and narrow. The body is made of nylon fabric. The gliders are strong enough to sustain strong winds.

2. Surfing at Varkala Beach

Want to know The Hidden Treasure of South India?

Varkala Tourism is a coastal town in the southern part of Kerala. It is a must-visit as it is the cleanest city in Kerala. Ayurvedic spas, affordable resorts, hostels and amazing food stalls are also present.

Varkala town is famous for surfing in Kerala. The best way to enjoy the south India trips is by doing surfing.


You might not know but there are some benefits of surfing which can improve your health. These are:

  • Cardiovascular Fitness: It can improve health-related problems.
  • Stress-buster: It can boost up your mood in an instance. You can enjoy the self-time and feel the waves under you which enhances the boost.
  • If you’re facing any kind of anxiety and depression then surfing can save you.

3. Ramanagara Wine Tasting

“Wine a little and you will feel better.”

This Ramnagara Wine Yard is 50 km away from Bangalore, and this place is all about Wines. There are so many Vineyards that are letting you taste them. It is the best wine tour available near Bangalore.

Ramanagara Wine Tasting
Ramanagara Wine Tasting

The World is full of wine tasting but BANGALORE hits hard because everything about them is the best. The way they treat, the way they let you explore will make you fall in love with the place.

If you want to the best place then we have mentioned one of the best places present on the outskirts of Bangalore.
Heritage wine is the one that will give you the best experience. This place will tell you about every single thing that details the wine process. You can purchase the wine but at an additional cost.

4. Bharatnatyam Dance of Tamil people

Bharatnatyam Dance
Bharatnatyam Dance

“Dance has no gender so anyone can perform this.”

Bharatnatyam dance style is one of the most important and famous dance forms in India. It basically belongs to Tamil Nadu from south India and it goes by many different names in the different parts of India. This dance style has numerous forms. It is also known for its grace and elegance.

Bharatnatyam dance represents the Hindu religion. By dancing their heart out, they express different stories from the past.

Lord Shiva is known as the “God of Bharatnatyam”. He was the one who introduced this dance style. And now, This dance style is the most widely famous in the World and performed by everyone.

5. Houseboat is a bliss in Kerala

You must have heard about the Houseboats but have you ever tried once?

If not, Kerala is especially waiting for you. There are so many houseboats in India but, Kerala is the must place to visit. It is one of the best activities to do in South India.

Alleppey is a widely famous town in Kerala for houseboating. This place is also known as the “Venice of the East“. A houseboat in Kerala is known as “Kettuvallam”.

Houseboat in Kerala
Houseboat in Kerala

In Kerala, you can enjoy the backwaters also which will give you exposure to Kerala. You can leisure the trips and have the best time here. The motors present in the boats run on Petrol or Kerosene.

It was originally prepared for merchandise transportation and the exchange of food from place to place. They collect the food from the backwaters and then send it to the traders. But now, people of Kerala use the boat for enjoying nature and the backwaters.

If you truly want to make the best of your trip, you must experience these top 5 activities on your next trip to South India. Anyway, keep travelling and don’t forget to enjoy your life to the fullest.

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