As we head for summers, what excites us the most is the fact that it is the time to find cool and lovely places for a quick getaway with family and friends isn’t it? Let’s explore some amazing picturesque destinations near the Bengaluru city which you can surely visit during the summers.
Around 5 hours from Bengaluru, this place is known for wildlife and lush vegetation sceneries. It has hidden trekking destinations to explore along with Mudumalai National Park, for which it is famous. If you want to visit a quaint destination and relax over a weekend, this is the right place for you.
Are you adventurous by nature? Would you like to explore mysterious natural caves? Then Anthargange is just the right destination for you. Around 1 hour 45 minutes from Bangalore, this place will surely entice you as it has caves made out of rocks. Rock climbing, caving, and trekking are some of the things you can do while you visit this fascinating place.
It is one of the best spots for honeymooners and family with kids. Yelagiri is a small and quiet hill station that offers you a relaxed weekend. Punganoor lake and telescope house are among other major attractions. Also, if you are looking for an amazing picnic spot, Yelagiri won’t disappoint you, being only around 3 hours 10 minutes from Bangalore.
It won’t be wrong if I say that Coorg is one of the most sought after hill stations near Bangalore. Known for its lush flora and fauna, Coorg is a visual delight. You must definitely visit this beautiful hill station if you are around Bangalore this summer. Serpentine roads, coffee plantations, gardens, and rocky terrains are all that you will witness at this spectacular place.
Ooty is famous for being one of the most romantic places near Bengaluru. So all you romancing couples take note and do visit Ooty. From dramatic sceneries to rapturous climate and from having stunning locations to shimmering lakes and tea gardens, Ooty has everything that you would want for a relaxing getaway.
If you are a nature lover and would like to see all sorts of wildlife from deer, crocodiles, fishes, elephants and different species of birds, then Bheemeshwari is the right place for you. Around 33 minutes from Bengaluru, this place can serve as a quick getaway for peaceful and a laidback vacation. Kayaking, zip lining, and trekking are some of the adventure sports available in the place if you want to do more than just relax.
Hornbills, pythons, deer, elephants, sloth bears are among the wildlife that you will get to explore at Bandipur. You can visit Bandipur National Park for spectacular sceneries and connecting with wildlife and nature at its best. Bandipur National park is also dedicated to the Project Tiger.
Located in an enchanting part of Kerela and around 6 hours from Bangalore, you cannot miss Wayanad. Wayanad is truly a heaven on Earth and is one of the most fascinating places to visit for travelers. Crystal clear lakes, mighty forests, deep valleys, and lofty ridges make this place exceptionally charming.
These breathtaking waterfalls are around 2 hours and 15 minutes away from Bengaluru. If you are around and do not visit this place then you are going to miss a lot, for sure. It is popularly known as the ‘Niagara of the East’. Medicinal baths and coracle boat rides are a must try at the place. Of course, waterfalls will not be in its full volume but Hogenakal carries its own charm during Summers.
Bengaluru has places around which are trekking friendly. Be it Skandagiri, Makalidurga or Savanadurga – the city has breathtaking sunrise and sunset points. In this hot summer, plan for a night trek to these destinations for an amazing experience.
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