The southern states of Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh offer an inimitable flavour of unique traditions, rich culture, architectural grandeur, vibrant performing arts and spicy cuisine. Bordered by three seas, a beach is always close by. Move inland for an encounter with coconut groves, plantations and forests, giving green respite. Discover a whole range of destinations with a guide that you can trust. Our expert authors will guide you to must - see sights and experiences, give you loads of reliable practical information and help you get the best possible value for money. Go armed with all the information you need without being bogged down by unnecessary details.