Weekend getaway around Bangalore

The cosmopolitan city Bangalore offers a perfect getaway to most of the places, hill stations and wildlife hubs located around it. Great weekend getaway spots that are both hassle-free and not so expensive you will be fully refreshed and rejuvenated from your weekend getaway. Here are some top weekend getaways spots that you might want to consider. Here are some of the famous destinations you might consider to go.

Nandi Hills : The place offers a nice bird’s eye view from the top. An early morning drive to the hills in time for the sunrise is an exciting option.

Mekedatu : A lot of incredible rock formations and deep holes can be found here. To go to Mekedatu, one has to come to Sangam, cross the river and travel another 4 kms through a jeep track through the Cauvery Wild Life Sanctuary or along the Cauvery River. The area is covered by hills on all sides and it’s very unlikely that you can spot wild life here.

Chikmangalur : Chikmagalur is situated in the foothills of Bababudangiri range in the Indian state of Karnataka. Chikmagalur the thrilling weekend-outing destination within a close proximity of Bangalore, where one can visit to relax, unwind and rejuvenate over the weekend. The Hidden Valley offers a very serene, peaceful stay for travelers who are keen to spend a few days amidst the lush green environment far away from the hassle and commotion of their city-life.


Wayanad: Wayanad is a wonderful hilly region in the Western Ghats that is situated in the southern region of the Deccan plateau. Clean and pristine, enchanting

and hypnotizing, this land is filled with history and culture. This is a verdant hill station which is full of plantations, forests and wildlife.

Yercaud: Yercaud hill station is situated between a lake and forest cover in a verdant Coffee plantation .Yercaud hill station, in Tamil Nadu is beautiful & popular holiday destination for the summer vacation. Lake Forest Hotel in Yercaud provides you with varying fun activities including yoga, wildlife trekking & sightseeing.

Kemmanagundi: Kemmanagundi is located in the district of Chikmagalur in the Baba Budan range of Karnataka. The region is covered with plantations of coffee and tea along with thick bamboo groves forming a dense forest cover. Things to do in Kemmanagundi are popular among tourists for trekking routes, lush foliage, mountain trails and other adventure activities.

Nagarhole: Situated in the Nilgiri mountain range, Nagarhole National Park is spread across Kodagu and Mysore districts of Karnataka. Situated around 95 km from Mysore on the Karnataka-Kerala border, Nagarhole National Park is considered to be one of the best wildlife parks in the country.

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  1. AditiDeshpande /

    Incredible weekend gateways to have a blast with your loved ones

  2. Ravindra Bhavikatti /

    Cool collection of weekend getaway places to chill out….

  3. davidmiller /

    Good collection of places. I had been to Nandi Hills and Mekedatu. It was amazing place for weekend getaway….

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