It’s been a long haul, can we plan for a trip? Can we Wanderlust and explore the things around? A thought that often comes and fades away in the cluster of rank and file of daily needs. A thought, a dream that never goes down the line and becomes a reality. Being living in a city like Bengaluru, we always look for things in the city and settle for that unreal and fabricated happiness, right? Exhale out and look around, the world is way beautiful than we have perceived and imagined. Say Hi to a Wanderer in you and head to these most visited Weekend Getaways from Bangalore. Located within a few km from the city, these are the places for which Karnataka is famous for.
Most Visited Weekend Getaways from Bangalore
If there is any picturesque Getaway from Bengaluru then easily it has to be Madikeri. A hill station which is a part of Kodagu is one of the most visited places in Karnataka. It is the most delightful place ornamented by breath-taking sceneries coupled with the grand spread of vegetation all across. Madikeri is a perfect blend of various experiences and every moment spent here is an enticing actuality.
Attractions: Trekking, Chingara Falls, Namdroling Monastery, Madikeri Fort, Abbey Falls, Chelvara Falls, Tala Cauvery, Cauvery Nisargadhama, Elephant Dubare, Raja’s seat, Bhaagamandala, and Chettall.
Distance from Bengaluru – 265 km
The outskirts of Karnataka is blessed with a serene landscape of nature called Kodachadri, an abode to numerous peaks and waterfalls. If you want to escape from the chaos of the city then simply head to Kodachadri, an ideal natural getaway to make most of your Weekend. A terrane of humungous western ghats and the heritage location will make you feel that you are sailing in the heavens. Kodachadri is located at 1,343 meters above the sea level boasts of compact forests, mystic waterfalls, and the Instagram friendly landscapes. It is the 10th tallest peak in the state and how can you afford to miss it?
The pinnacle is blessed with a range of Biodiversities such as Malabar Langoor, Malabar Pied Hornbill and Indian Rock Python and others. One can also enjoy the hillside view and wonder about the creation that has been made on this Earth. The word Kodachadri means the hill of Jasmine flowers, a place which is beyond words and adjectives.
Distance from Bengaluru – 442 km
What has left to say about this Coffee land of Karnataka and where do I get those modifiers to personify the beauty of this gorgeous place. All I can say is that Chikmagalur is the God’s own country of Karnataka. This town of Younger daughter is known and applauded for the essence of natural beauty and in every sense, Chikmagalur reverberates the elegance of Malnad. Do not think further and look for reviews, just try to embrace Chikmagalur and it never falls flat to impress you.
Attractions: Mullayanagiri, Seethalgiri, Honnamanhalla Falls, Jeri Falls, Bababudangiri, Manikyadara Falls, Sringeri, Sirimane falls, Horanadu, Kuduremukh National park, Kemmangundi, Bhadra Wild life sanctuary, and more.
Kodaikanal is one of the major tourist attractions in India. Being in Bengaluru and close to Mysuru, how can you miss it? When people come from distances to enjoy the unruffled ambiance of Kodaikanal, you should definitely plan for it. The name Kodaikanal means gift of the forest and literally, it is an exemplar of nature at its best.
Attractions: Kodai Lake, Green valley view (Suicide point), Pillar rocks, Bear Shola Falls, Coakers Walk, and Devil’s Kitchen.
Distance from Bengaluru: 465 km
The God’s own country, Kerala is the most sought after Weekend Getaways from Bangalore. Blessed with beguiling waterfalls, historical caves, resorts, and the rich wildlife, this popular town called Wayanad is the pride of India. This is a place which is a part of forest reserve and is located on the border of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Wherever you look at, you see the lush green and the columns of hills spread across. A legendary weekend getaway that attracts tourists from all over the world and indeed the coolest place of South India.
Attractions: Banasura Dam, Pookot Lake, Chembra Peak, Wildlife sanctuary, Soochipara falls, Edakkal Caves, and the delicious Keralan Food.
These are the most-visited Weekend Getaways from Bangalore. I think you should make time and visit these places at least once in your lifetime.
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