Weekend getaways from Bangalore within 300kms

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Staying in a city can be tiresome at times. And all the city dwellers with a busy life do long for a quick getaway. We bring to you some of the serene getaways near Bangalore that can be visited during a weekend. Check out these places , pick one and start packing. Get away with your family or friends and have a great time

BR Hils

Distance from Bangalore: 180 kms

Biligiri Rangana Hills or BR Hills is a famed vacation spot in the hills of Karnataka for the adventure lovers and the religious people alike.

weekend getaways from bangalore within 300kms
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The Rangaswamy temple here is situated atop a hill and is a revered temple by both the tribes and the tourists alike. Also the BR Hills wildlife sanctuary is a paradise for the bird watchers and wild life lovers.

Places to visit

Reserve forests of BR Hills, Biligiri Rangaswamy temple


Yercaud

Distance from Bangalore: 222 kms

Located at a height of around 4970 meters in Tamil Nadu,  this is a quite and serene hill station. 

weekend getaways from bangalore within 300kms
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Owing to the abundance of trees and a lovely lake here, this place is known as Lake Forest. It welcomes its tourists with its rocky hills and cool climate

Places to visit

Top Adventure Park,Karadiyur view point,Shevaroy Temple,Pagoda Point,Big Lake,Botanical Garden


Chikmagalur

Distance from Bangalore: 242 kms

Rejoice yourself in this conglomeration of mountains and plains. Chikmagalur is known as the coffee capital of Karnataka and is surrounded by beautiful mountains and waterfalls on one side and lovely rivers and flatland on the other.

weekend getaways from bangalore within 300kms
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This is one place that offers with you famed pilgrimage sites, lovely coffee plantations, wildlife  sanctuaries , waterfalls and  adventure sports. Chikmagalur is an all in all fun place with loads to offer.

Places to Visit
Ballala Rayana Durga, Hebbe Falls, Baba Budan Giri Dattatreya Peetha, Manikyadhara Falls, Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary and many more.


Ooty

Distance from Bangalore: 256 kms

Famed and charming hill station with green  mountains enveloped with clouds to  cool and soothe your senses and offer  complete relaxation. 

weekend getaways from bangalore within 300kms
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Located in the Western Ghats zone at an altitude of 2240 mtrs. Ooty is known as the is the Queen of Hill Stations. With moderate temperature all through the year and surrounded by forests , Waterfalls, lakes and coffee plantations this makes a perfect hill station.

Places to Visit
Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Upper Bhavani Lake,Botanical gardens, Emerald lake, Pykara Lake and Falls, Shooting Point, St Stephen Church, Sanctuary Avalanche, Thunder World, Mukurti Peak and many more.


Coorg

Distance from Bangalore: 262 kms

Cherish memories of vibrant sceneries, slopes, elegant landscapes and quaint villages.

The majestic mountains in here are surely to rejuvenate you! 

Places to Visit

Irrypu Falls, Cauvery River, Tibetian Monastry, Raja’s Seat, Dubare Elephant Camp, Golden Temple, Unchalli Falls, Bramhagiri Hills.


Wayanad

Distance from Bangalore: 264 kms

The green fusion of rice paddies and spice plantations along with fabulous waterfalls make Wayanad one of the most recommended holiday destinations.

weekend getaways from bangalore within 300kms
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The forest clad shoulders of Chembra peak stand guard over Wayanad. It is a nice trekking trail for trekking fans.

Places to Visit

Edakkal Caves, Chembra Peak, Soochippara Falls,Meenmutty waterfalls, Banasura Sagar Dam, Pookot Lake, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary.

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