How about going on a heritage vacation to a journey that will take you back into the past and open up to you India’s rich culture and heritage in India? For all this you will have to make it to South India. South India captivates the traveler in India to this part with its history, culture, traditions and spirituality. And, this is mightly reflected in its temples and the splendid monuments. This heritage tour in India will take you on journey to let you discover your spiritural side, and leave you spiritually enlightened to hold on to pleasurable memories. The most revered and wonderful temples, sprinkled across the South of India, are Pallava Temple, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple, Brihadeeswarar Temple and many more. However, you cannot miss visiting the 1,000 year old temple, Belagola Temple, dedicated to Lord Srinivasa. This temple is located near Srirangapatnam, enroute to Brindavan Gardens. There is a canal that flows on both sides of the temple. The places that house some of the most temples in South India, are Kanchipuram, Chennai, Mahabalipuram,Tanjore, Kumbakonam, Rameshwaram. The Capital city Chennai is called the ‘Gateway to the South.’ The school of art and music, Kalakshetra, is a training ground for Bharatanatyam, traditional weaving, Carnatic music and designing. The oldest Anglican Church here is the St. Mary’s Church. Also, Fort St. George here was built during British rule in 1653. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in India is famous in Srirangam and is a major pilgrimage destination for Hindus. It is worth a stay at the 75 year old Chettinad Bungalow that has been restored and is it today a heritage guesthouse. The only teak palace in India is, Padmanabapurma Teak Palace, on the way to Kovalam. One of the oldest and most important temples devoted to Lord Subrahmanya at Haripad in Kerala, is Sree Subrahmanya Swamy temple. It is popularly known as Dakshina Palani and the temple continues to draw hordes of devotees every year. When in Kerala, you should travel through the serene lush green backwaters, in the traditional Kettuvallam Houseboat. When in Kochi visit the heritage sites, the Jewish synagogue, St. Francis Church and the Dutch Palace and have a look at the legendary Chinese fishing nets, on the beachside. A visit to Tanjore will expose you to the rich architecture, paintings, bronzes, handicrafts and musical instruments of yore days. The second largest monolithic sculpture of Nandi in the world is what you will find in the portal of Brahadeeswara Temple. Trichy’s landmark is the Rock-Fort that has a climb of 434 steps to an ancient Ganapati temple on the top, and if you climb still further, you will come across a Shiva Temple. Make this heritage tour in India a memorable one with TourDas16 Days South India Tour Package. Destinations : Bangalore, Chennai, Kancheepuram, Kodaikanal, Sravana Belagola, Madhurai, Mahabalipuram, Mysore, Pondicherry, Ooty, Trichy & Tanjore.