Looking for a weekend getaway? Then you’re at the right place as its time to pack your bags NOW.
As we all know Bangalore has always been one of the most modern cosmopolitan and commercial cities in our country apart from that it offers everything that we’re looking for to live a busy self-sustaining life but who doesn’t like a getaway.It’s high time we explore what’s around our city to have an ecstatic experience and check off all these beautiful destinations from our #Wanderlist because that’s what travel goals are all about.Here is a list of all offbeat destinations you can visit near Bangalore within 500 kms.
If you’re looking forward for a weekend getaway then Kabini is the place to be especially for all the wildlife and nature enthusiasts.The two main attractions of the place are the Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary and Kabini Dam.Just a two days getaway will give you enough to explore around from Jungle Safari to admiring the lush beauty of the place if you chose to go for nature walks and boating.It’s not just a single wildlife sanctuary that we’re looking forward to but also Nagarhole National Park which is just a km away from the Kabini.
DON’T forget to take your camera.This place is definitely going to be worth clicking 100 pictures while you make beautiful memories. Click here to book your travel for the first long weekend of 2018 starting with the Republic Day and avail FLAT 30% CASHBACK on all Travel Bookings!!
You just can’t miss out on camping if you’re at a place like Honnemardu.Take a coracle to the nearest island and set your tents up for a bonfire night.One can spend the day indulging in various water sports such as Kayaking, Diving, Windsurfing, and Canoeing.If you’re a history enthusiast then you can definitely visit the Keladi Museum as it has the written manuscripts about the Keladi dynasty.
This is an ONE-STOP destination for everything.I know it’s a cliched one that we’re talking about here but we can’t deny it has it all what we’re looking for when we need an escape.This place mesmerizes us with its beautiful panorama and breathtaking waterfalls such as Mallalli, Chelavara Falls, Irrupu Falls and don’t forget the Abbey falls – its the PICNIC spot!.Coorg offers so much more than just a beautiful environment as it also has authentically sacred and religious sites such a the Golden temple and The Namdroling Monastery(In Bylakuppe) to fill your soul with all the purity you can ask for.
Buckle up to satiate your travel lust as this one will keep your wide open to witness the second largest cave here – Belum Caves.You should also go and visit the Kathula Koneru also known as the pond of swords where the Gandikota kings used to clean their swords.Gandikota is one of those places where you can witness the heartwarming sunset over the canyon.We promise you that the quench for exploration would be fulfilled here.
FINALLY a place for a captivating TREKKING experience! -also known as the famous B.R Hills.Catch glimpses rather a whole panorama of these majestic hills. Similar to Kabini even this one has a B.R Wildlife Sanctuary also famous for its varied species of birds welcoming enthusiastic bird watchers to adore them.The sacred charm of temples and monasteries is spread all over the place.
Sometimes you have to travel a little extra to catch hold of the most spectacular scenic sites.This one will give you all Goa vibes to get you in spirit cause its BEACH TIME now.The Maravanthe beach is considered to be one the most picturesque and beautiful beaches in Karnataka – Heads up as its times for Snorkeling, Scuba Diving and GUESS WHAT boat cruising as well – Isn’t that a perfect vacation package?
The meaning of the word Kudremukh is “Horse-face” as this place is a mountain range whose one of the sides resembles a horse face – isn’t that worth a visit ?. Its an enigmatic hill station with rich flora and fauna to arouse your love for nature.One thing common about most of the destinations around Bangalore is a wildlife sanctuary or a national park and Kudremukh doesn’t fail to have one either so go have look at the natural habitats of the most beautiful species.
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The words “Art” and “Majestic” describes almost every place near Bangalore as this one is famous for its Oh! So authentic rigid stone temples such as the famous Hoysaleswara Temple, Shanteleshwara Temple, and Kedareshwara Temple.You’ll be amazed to see how the sculptures in these temples carved to perfection.We just can’t deny how artsy the south can get.
-Sonam Satija for nearbuy.com