Mysore, known as the City of Palaces, is one of the most preferred tourist destinations in South India. With its magnificent palaces including the Mysore Palace, majestic buildings, beautiful gardens, tree lined streets, silks and sandalwood, Mysore attracts tourists in large numbers every year. Mysore, called as the City of Palaces, is well known for the Dasara festival, the state festival of Karnataka, which is celebrated during the month of September & October.
Located in the Western ghats, Ooty- the queen of hill stations, is one of the most popular hill stations in South India and draws a large number of tourists every year. Ooty, with its misty mountains, beautiful lakes, miles of tea gardens, eucalyptus trees and sprawling grass lands, is a land of picturesque picnic spots. Coonoor, located 19 kms from Ooty is another popular hill station in this region.