Karnataka brings to you a melange of vibrant cultures, rich traditions, legendary history, delectable flavours and awe-inspiring religion. This is one state of India where numerous natives, including Kannadigas, Kodavas, Tuluvas and Konkanis live together with love and harmony. The state has always been known for its richness in dance, drama, theatre, poetry and architecture which underline the inclination of the locals here towards creativity.
Karnataka is home to some of the most beautiful cities. Every place here has its own charm which fuse together to make this state extremely popular on the map of India. Visit Bangalore, the Capital City, to see the modern facades of the state. Wildlife lovers must explore the Bandipur National Park which houses over 70 tigers and over 3000 Asian elephants. For a serene escape in the lap of nature, Chikmagalur and Coorg are ideal hill stations. History seekers must explore the ancient village of Hampi which dates back to 1st century AD. Hampi is known for being the proud owner of some popular religious sites, including Vithala Temple Complex, Group of Monuments at Hampi, Virupaksha Temple, Monkey Temple, Virupaksha Temple, etc. Mysore, housing the larger than life Mysore Palace, has also earned great popularity due to its religious roots.
If you are a wildlife lover, Kerala will never disappoint you. Visit the Anshi National Park housing over 200 bird species apart from animals like Bonnet Macaque, deer, Indian bison, Malabar Civet, etc. Bandipur Tiger Reserve and National Park is great if you have a fascination for tigers. Other popular wildlife hubs in the state include Bannerghatta National Park, Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary, etc.