Weekend Destinations around Bangalore
Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka State gathered with professionals and executives dwelling in the hectic schedules of their lives. The city is a beautiful one to land-in, offering both professional hubs and places to enjoy like the zesty nightlife or mesmerizing venues. Although sometimes one needs a hangout nearby the city for a weekend to enjoy and get out of the metropolitan stresses and hectic life. And being at a perfect altitude in Karnataka, Bangalore offers many nearby destinations to spend an enthralling weekend. Let’s look onto some best weekend getaways from Bangalore.
Mysore (151 km from Bangalore)
The second largest city in India becomes the foremost choice of Bangalore natives and also the traveller’s choice for a weekend getaway. Mysore offers a variety of beautiful venues like temples, monuments, gardens, palaces, etc. to visit and enjoy in a weekend. Destinations like Brindavan Gardens which seems like a blanket of greenery outstretched with a variety of beautiful flowers, trees and fountains and a lake for boating. Visited nearly by 2 million tourists every year, it is one of the major attractions in Mysore. If one wants to transverse himself in the architectural historic beauty of south India, Mysore Palace is the best place to visit. This magnificent palace of the royals of Mysore is one of the most enthralling venues you will visit in Mysore. Along with that Jagmohan Palace, Mysore Railway museum, Chamundeshwari Temple and Karanji Lake are the major attraction in Mysore.
Hogenakkal (179 km from Bangalore)
Travellers who are nothing but Nature Lovers, Hogenakkal is the place to go for them to enjoy a splendid view of Hogenakkal Falls. Hogenakkal is a village in Dharampuri district where Kaveri river splits into multiple streams of waterfall providing a picturesque view of the waterfalls. This remarkable waterfall is referred to as the “Niagara Falls of India”. There are enough places to stay in Hogenakkal and along with the waterfall, one can climb up the Melagiri Hills and enjoy the sunset.
Ooty (272 km from Bangalore)
For the natives of Bangalore who wants to beat the heat of the city. Ooty is the hill station, located in the Nilgiri hills, with a vibrancy of peace and tranquility for everyone. Being a hill station, the climate of Ooty is cool and composed throughout the year. Ooty is not only engulfed among hills but it also has serene beautiful gardens, greenery and lakes to make your weekend the best of all. The most famous of all is the Ooty lake, Emerald lake and Avalanche Lake for the trekkers and tourist to visit who search peace in the surroundings and in themselves. Other things to do in Ooty will be to board in the Nilgiri Mountain Railway, to enjoy the serenity of beauty of nature and greenery, Rose Garden and Botanical garden are the places to go.
Chikmagalur (242 km from Bangalore)
A beautiful town in the district of Chikkamagaluru in the foothills of Mullayanagiri range, is one beautiful weekend getaway for those looking for peace and distance from the city life. For backpackers and travellers it is the best place for trekking and to get enthralled in the silent valleys of Chikmagalur. The important destinations in Chikmagalur are Baba Budangiri, which is one mountain range with greenery all over it with picturesque views of waterfalls and high cliffs to enjoy. For adventure lovers Chikmagalur is the perfect weekend getaway to visit, to get mesmerized in the valleys of Mullayanagiri and Kudremukh.
Along with these other different weekend destinations nearby Bangalore for one to visit are Coorg, Wayanad and Bheemeshwari to get away from the metropolis and spend some quiet and peaceful time with your friends, family or even if you travel solo.
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