Top 10 Destinations around Bangalore to visit in Winter

Winter is the most important season in India where nights are longer and days are short. The misty fog will be surrounding you, but you can view this only if you visit some of the best winter destinations in India. This is the season where you can breathe a fresh air and enjoy foggy mornings with a hot glass of Coffee. You can’t imagine the moments sitting in front of the scenic beauty with your colleagues/ loved ones and enjoying long talks. Excited!

During our discussion with one of our client, they were thrilled to visit all the nearer winter destinations and enjoy the scenic beauty with a mix of adventures which can add more value to the outing. We decided and handpicked some of the enchanting destinations to visit in winter season. We also conduct adventure activities based on your desires. It might be simple river crossing activity to walking on the fire. We are ready to organize any activities for your team with the available resources. The people in Karnataka are blessed with the fascinating trekking trails, magical beauty of waterfalls, mountains, wilderness, gushing rivers, deciduous forests, etc.

Hogenakkal

Hogenakkal Waterfalls is your perfect day trip destination from Bangalore. The enchanting milky waterfalls and never ending river will leave you high-spirited with joy and freshness. It is very close to the Karnataka – Tamil Nadu border. At a distance of 47 km from Dharmapuri, 88 km from Hosur, 85 km from Salem, 146 km from Bangalore. Winter is the best season to visit Hogenakkal and you can also immerse yourselves with Adventures.

Activities List

  • coracle ride – coracle is a small boat which floats on the gushing river and you will listen to the roaring sound of the water, birds chirping and coracle floats nearer to the waterfalls and for sure you will have a splash
  • Oil Massage
  • Trekking
  • Swimming
  • Sightseeing
  • Significance of its water: Taking a bath in the waterfalls of Hogenakkal is considered as extremely beneficial for the health. It is so because of the widely grown herbal plants in the nearby areas. The place is widely known for the curative power of its water.

Hogenakkal Waterfalls

Gokarna

Gokarna is a small town situated on the cost of Karwar. Its famous for two reasons because it’s a mix of magical beauty with spiritual essence. It is 550 Kms from Bangalore. Gokarna means Cow’s Ear, situated on the coast of Karwar, Gokarna is a small town in Karnataka, primarily known for two reasons – its beaches and temples. The name Gokarna, means cow’s ear (go=cow karna=ear) in Sanskrit and is based on Hindu mythology.

You can enjoy Kayaking, riding the surf and enjoying yourselves at the beach with water sports and some of the outdoor activities in Gokarna. Enjoy the vast coastline of Gokarna main beach that boasts of good surf spots with light currents and pleasant streaming that provides perfect waves for beginners from October till May.

Beaches – Om Beach, Half Moon Beach, Paradise Beach, Kudle Beach, Gokarna Beach

  • Beach Trekking
  • Yoga 
  • Water Sports – banana boat riding, Speed Boating
  • Night Camp at Beach Resorts
  • Gokarna fishing

Gokarna Beach

kudremukh

Kudremukh is known for its bio-diversity and mineral wealth, its located in Chikmagalur, Karnataka. Kudremukh means “horse’s face” and the destination gets this name from a peak whih resembles horse face.

It is at an altitude of 1894 m above sea level, the Kudremukh Peak is a paradise for trekkers and naturists alike, with its mountainous paths and floral and faunal diversity. The spectacular view from the peak is overwhelming with the view of the skies and clouds over the Arabian Sea.

Kudremukh is top destination preferred by travellers by Indians. This harbour perfectly suits for Adventure Junkies, Family Outing, be it family, kids and couples, Kudremukh is, however, mostly preferred. The best season or months to visit places in Kudremukh are February, October, November, December. There are 18 tourist places in Kudremukh, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. The Kudremukh National Park is the second largest protected region in the Western Ghats that is spread over an area spanning 600 sq. km.

We can conduct the following activities:

  • Trekking
  • jeep safaris
  • spotting wildlife
  • Sightseeing in Kudremukh National Park

Kudremukh Trekking

Bandipur

Bandipur is nestled at the foothills of nilgiris and has a good population of Tigers.   regarded as one of the most beautiful and the better-managed national parks of India. Bandipur National Park covers an area of about 874.2 sq km. It is home of 70 tigers and over 3000 Asian elephants, as well as other animals like leopards, dhole, gaur, sloth bears, and a variety of birdlife.

It is regarded as one of the best managed and beautiful national parks in India. You will have a chance to go on a safari in winter in foggy environment and enjoy the chirping of birds, voices of wildlife. You can also spot them taking bath, crossing, drinking water, playing with loved ones and many more.

Activities  –

  • Wildlife Safari
  • Team Building Activities.

Bandipur Wildlife Safari

Kodachadri

The outskirts of Karnataka are blessed with some of the amazing top destinations like kodachadri. It forms a background to the famed temple of Mookambika in kollur. Its 285 kms from Shimoga. Kodachadri peak is connected with a rough jeep road on which only jeep travels. The hills are filled with dense forests at an altitude of 1343 metres above sea level. While trekking to the top of altitude one can witness beauty of Hidlumane Falls. The best time to visit Kodachadri is on winters.

Activities –

  • Trekking
  • Campfire
  • kayaking

kodachadri Trekking

Wayanad

 Wayanad is a beautiful and enchanting district in Kerala, India. This region is studded with natural beauty, lush green mountains and rivers. Enjoy a day outing in Wayanad, and rejuvenate in the calm, cool and serene beauty.

The best time to visit is October to May tourist prefer to visit Wayanad and the season ideal for sightseeing, wildlife trips, video and photography.

The Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is a must visit place for  and animal lovers. The Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is an element of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.nature

Amongst the major tourist attractions in Wayanad are the two rock caves of Edakkal Caves. Situated in the Ambukuthy Hills the caves are famous for the ancient carvings and pictorial writings dating back to the new Stone Age.

You can enjoy the following activities in the noted destinations-

  • Bon fire
  • Wayanad tea plantation stay experience
  • Chembra peak
  • Cave Exploration at Edakkal Caves
  • Visit to Banasura Sagar Dam
  • Bamboo forest
  • Stay at Windflower Resort and Spa
  • Visit to the Vishnu temple at Thirunelli
  • Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary
  • The bamboo factory
  • Pookode Lake

Wayanadu Bamboo Forest

 

Mangalore

Mangalore is situated at the port city of Mangalore which lies between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats. The city of Mangalore is rich at cultural and historical significance. The best season or months to visit places in Mangalore are February, September, October, November, December. There are 39 tourist places in Mangalore, which can be explored by travellers

Activities – 

  • Corporate Team Outing & Team Building Activities In Mangalore

Places to Visit Mangalore –

Team Building Activities In Mangalore

Murudeshwar

Murudeshwar is a small town in the state of Karnataka and is famous for the world’s second-tallest Shiva statue. Murudeshwar temple is a well-known pilgrimage centre surrounded by Arabian sea on its 3 sides. It is situated at a distance of 162 km from Mangalore.

Murudeshwar is a beach getaway visited for Murudeshwara Temple (Shiva Temple) situated right on the Murudeshwar Beach (It has one of the tallest Shiva statues.With the Arabian Sea to its west and the rolling hills of the Shayadri Range to its east, the Murudeshwara Beach looks like a slice of paradise. It is also like a melting pot of this coastal town.

Attractions in Murudeshwar Netrani Island (Pigeon Island), Murudeshwar Temple, Murudeshwar Beach, Water Sports, Diving

Murudeshwar Beach

Yelagiri

It is at a distance of 178 km from bangalore yelagiri is a cluster of 14 hamlets lie between four mountains spread over an area of 30 sq. km having an altitude of 3500 ft. The tribal people who live here are engaged in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, etc. Orchards, rose gardens and green valleys, surround these hills. The main town of Yelagiri Hills is Athanavur, which comprises a winding road through the hills with isolated villages.Yelagiri is also one of the famous places for trekkers. The highest point in Yelagiri is the Swamimalai Hill, standing tall at 4,338 ft with spectacular views.

Best time to visit Yelagiri Hills is in winters that are between November and February.

Things Do – Nature Park, Punganur Lake, Velavalan Temple, Jalagamparai Falls

  • The hill station town has some striking sightseeing opportunities and if you want some adventure then you can go trekking.
  • Climb a hillock and visit the popular Velvan Temple that was constructed in the memory of Lord Murugan
  • Trekking, boating, Sightseeing

Yelagiri Hills

There are number of popular destinations where your team/family can indulge in many adrenaline pumping activities which will help in getting rid of stress. Call us or visit us for more information on adventures.

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