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This is a set of breathtaking hillocks which is a complete nature retreat. From cycling and paragliding into the stunning mount to the Yoganandeeshwara Temple that sits atop the hill with a huge Nandi statue, these small mounds have a lot to offer, even the name of the hills was coined after the temple statue.
Nandi hills are set small hillocks which serves as a great trekking or weekend getaway from Bangalore. It bestows the visitors with the sight of some endemic flora and fauna and magnificent vistas of the surrounding.
Trek through the paved roads, rocky terrain, small streams and grasslands to reach the top of the hills but one must be careful of the steep descent and sharp turns while returning. Hordes of monkeys will accompany you throughout the trek to Nandi Hills, hence do not keep eatables in your hands.
Location: 10 km from Chikkaballapur town, Chikkaballapur 562101, India
Best Time to Visit Nandi Hills: October to March.
Price: Entry to the hills is Rs 5, Parking charges for two wheelers are Rs 15 and Rs 60 for cars and Camping in Nandi Hills starts from Rs 1250
Timings: Entry to the hills are between 6 AM to 10 PM and trekking hours are between 6 AM to 6 PM
Average time required to visit the place: A day.
Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Approximately 62 KM.
If you remember the classic Sholay scenes then you will be amazed to see the rocky mountains of this town that is situated around 50 KM from Bengaluru city and Sholay was originally shot here.
From Silk farming to Mysore-Pak, from leading into the huge Hanuman statue entrance to the Ramadevara Betta Vulture Sanctuary; Ramanagara is one of the best attractions in Bangalore within 100 km to enjoy heaps of adventure like camping and trekking, and there is also an abundance of sightseeing option.
The iconic rock elevations where the dacoit Gabbar was filmed in the cult classic Sholay can be visited during the day where you walk and climb some steep elevations of approximately 400 staircases to reach the top where you will find a temple as well.
These rock elevations are of Ramadevara Betta Hill which is a part of Ramadevara betta Vulture Sanctuary.
Location: 50 Km south-west of Bangalore, Mysore Road, Ramanagara, India
Best Time to Visit: Winter season (November to March)
Price: Ramadevara Betta hill can be visited by paying an entry charge of INR 25 with a separate parking charge while camping in Ramanagara starts from INR 1,200
Timings: The gates of the sanctuary open around 9 AM and closes by 4:30 to 5 PM.
Average time required to visit the place: A day
Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 55 KM
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Sets amid the lush green terrain 55 kilometres off Bangalore on the southern side of the city along the bank of Akravati river. It is the largest producer of granite and silk and is also gaining popularity as a major hotspot for tourists.
During the rainy season, the terrain is blanketed in green and is dotted with a galore of waterfalls.
There are few temples as well as historical sites and attracts wildlife enthusiasts and water sports lovers from Bangalore and nearby states because of its proximity to Akravati river. It is one of the offbeat places to visit in Bangalore that is away from the city rush and is an hour drive away.
Location: 50 km away from Bangalore in Ramanagar district, Karnataka.
Best Time to Visit: August to February
Average time required to visit the place: Full day.
Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 55 KM.
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Guhantara Underground Cave Resort is a poetic paradise which is very apt for your next picnic with friends or colleagues in Bangalore. Being India’s first one of this kind, it has gained quite a lot of popularity since its launch, and everything that you will experience shall be in an underground cave.
But that doesn’t mean living like in the olden times; this resort has designed a luxury stay for their guests along with the facility of indoor games, outdoor games, horse riding, a cave discotheque, rope walking, etc.
Location: 18, Sy. No. 177 & 177, Off, Kanakapura Rd, Nowkal Palya, Kaggalipura, Karnataka 560082
Best time to visit: Any time of the year
Price: Starting from 1,120 Rs
Timings: Open twenty-four hours
Average time required to visit the place: A day
Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus Stand: 34.3 km
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Bannerghatta National Park is one of the interesting places to visit in Bangalore for the assorted wildlife and natural establishments and the rich vegetation. One can hire jeeps and cars or board a bus for touring around this massive national park sprawled across an area of 104.27 sq. km.
The park encompasses a number of establishments such as a pretty butterfly park swarmed with colorful species of butterflies, an aquarium, Children's park, a zoo, a Crocodile farm, Snake Park, a museum and a Prehistoric Animals' Park which is highly praised by the visitors.
The flora and fauna of the park include eucalyptus, sandalwood, tamarind, neem, bamboo etc in plants and jackal, spotted deer, fox, wild boar, sloth bear, elephants, leopards, porcupine, Asiatic Lion, Royal Bengal Tiger, monitor lizard etc in animals.
Bannerghatta park is not only nature’s retreat but also has ample locations for short trekking expedition, some of the points are Hajjamana Kallu, Mirza Hill, and Uddigebande; all of these are located under a distance of 4 KM. It is a quick getaway for all the shutterbugs and adventure enthusiasts dwelling in Bangalore.
Location: Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bannerghatta road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560083
Best Time to Visit: Winter season.
Price: INR 80 for adults and INR 40 for children (Indian Nationals), INR 400 and 300 for adult and children (any foreign national).
Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM on all days of the week except Tuesday.
Average time required to visit the place: A day
Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 23 KM.
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Spend an hour of your holiday amidst the sweet-smelling vineyard and indulge in a very fun and edifying tour in this tourist place in Bangalore. The Ramanagara wine tour is split into three halves which begins with a detailed talk about how the concept of wine came up, and more information about this beverage.
Take a satisfying walk in the yard, and witness the people at work transforming the fruit into the best taste until it is ready for fermentation and bottling. This is one of the best ways to learn about this favourite drink from start to finish. People organizing this tour wouldn’t want you to leave without sampling five of their best wines that come from France and India, both.
Location: Ramanagara, Bangalore.
Best time to visit: October to February is the best time to visit a vineyard in Bangalore.
Price: Starting from 300Rs/ person
Timing: 10.30 a.m. or 04.00 p.m.
Average time required to visit the place: Half a day to Full day
Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus Stand: 43.1 km
Skandagiri locks one of the most mesmerizing views of the sky and earth that meet at sunrise with clouds at an eye-level height urging you not to leave. A night trek in Bangalore, Skandagiri is a must for adventure and nature lovers, who can spend the night with a camp stay in front of an amazing bonfire.
This 10km Skandagiri trek begins two hours before sunrise, where one has to climb up these hills by passing the wilderness until you to reach the absolute top. The view that you will witness thereafter maybe one you would have never thought of before, and thus this is one of the most serene places to visit in Bangalore whenever you need a break from the noise and traffic!
Location: 62 km from Bangalore city, and 3 km from Chikballapur off Bellary Road, Karnataka
Best time to visit: November to January or summer season
Price: Sunrise trek starts from Rs 967.
Timing: 11.30 p.m. to 12.00 p.m. (next day)
Average time required to visit the place: A day
Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus Stand: 60.5 km
Ever wondered what Bangalore looks like from up above? Redeem a chance to get an aerial view of the various places in Bangalore by taking a Microlight Flying ride at Jakkur. In just ten minutes, you will witness the marvel that this city has transformed into over the years.
Flying at the height of 40,000 feet, you can experience the feel of fresh air from high above while riding with a professionally trained flight instructor. Try to spot the landscapes, area, and buildings of this southern city during this spectacular ride that you can take with your friends and family.
Location: Jakkur Aerodrome, New Airport Road, Yelahanka Post, Bangalore 560064.
Price: Starting from Rs 3,300.
Timing: 08.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. (Only on Sundays)
Average time required to visit the place: 10 minutes (approx.) flight time
Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus Stand: Around 15 km
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Karnataka has some of the very good resorts that ideally spread all over the state. Especially in Coorg and Chikamagalur area, as they are most popular in this region as hill stations. Karnataka is blessed with nature’s bounty and diverse wildlife. To witness this enticing place and to indulge in the thrill and adventure here are some of the best resorts in Karnataka to stay:
Karnataka is surrounded by the Western Ghats and has cities that offer some of the best hill stations in the vicinity. Imagine you are off for a vacation or a holiday and looking for jungle safaris, dense forest walks, trekking, camping and of course, for this you need lodges and resorts to enjoy your adventure to the fullest. Enjoy the bird's song and the murmur of a river, amidst lush green landscapes in these below-mentioned jungle lodges:
As kids, we used to love to the jungle or a zoo or a farm where we can play games and would just do nothing and remain in the camp all night all day with family and friends. Yes this is exciting, probably, this is intriguing and with these camp stay places in Karnataka amidst the beautiful green surroundings here's few camp stays that has a lot to offer to every tourist coming here and looking for camping, jungle fun, trekking and much more:
When we hear the name homestays all we can summon up in our mind is a comfortable, lively and home-like stay with all the facilities which we have at home. If you are in Karnataka and looking for some of the best homestays then read below. These stays are clean, cosy, and offer the best of the facilities like our home.
South India is known for romantic retreats - from the charm of sizzling beaches to the tranquillity of forests, this place has it all for all the romantic couples and honeymooners. Make a special trip to anyone of the hill station and make memories for a lifetime. The state is populated with beautiful beaches and hill stations, and the finest infrastructure with an amazing nightlife. Thus, when it comes to hospitality, couples love to get spoiled at these romantic resorts to stay in. For all the newly married couples it is a great chance to make the knot strong and live happily forever.
Living luxury at its best is what we mean here. Karnataka is flooded with some of the most luxurious and extravagant resorts to stay. The cold and the snuggly hill stations are lovely to enchant you with their beauty to make your stay soothing. Keep each other warm and cosy and enjoy the serene beauty of the unexplored beaches and other fascinating places. Have a look at few luxurious resorts:
If you and your love are beach bums, then hoping to South India is the best choice. All the hill stations and destinations are enchanting beauty and offer India’s most striking beaches and backwaters. The shorelines are just perfect to spend time or days just admiring the beauty and enthralling sunsets and sunrise. The picturesque view of the hills and quiet environment will make your squishy closer to you.
Have you always appreciated the idea of living in a tree house, but unfortunately couldn't achieve it, no worries, we have something luring for you. The tree houses in the hill stations of Karnataka are just out of this world. They are something to die for; they are heavenly, pristine, and romantic. It is fascinating and adventurous to stay in a tree house and live those magical moments. Here are few:
With widespread beaches, farms lands and immense greenery, South India is blessed with huge farmlands and plantations. During the course of time, they have developed into big estates with coffee plantations and tree plantation gardens. For example, Coorg is known for grand coffee plantations and estates that attract a lot of tourist from all parts of the world. Have a look to some of the best in Karnataka: