So you need to know the right places to make the maximum use of it. You needn’t plan the previous day for holidays. Refresh yourself and detox your soul with the revivifying break, away from the traffic, pollution and hustle bustle in your cramped and crowed city. It’s time for you to discover a new holiday spot. Also you can rediscover a new favourite location. So it’s time for you to ditch your Smartphone and escape for a short weekend trip. Here are the best and the “Top 5 Weekend Getaways from Bangalore”:
1) Coorg, Karnataka
Situated 259 kilometres away from Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka, Coorg is often referred as the “Scotland of India”. You will be mesmerized by the enchanting valleys, hills, scenic beauty, majestic mountains and coffee plantation. Coorg is surrounded by the ranges of Western Ghats, which makes them the favourite spot among travellers all-round the year. The hill station is famous for its beautiful tea, coffee and cardamom plantation. This is the perfect place for all the fun loving and adventurous person as they can engage themselves whole day in trekking and rafting.
The most beautiful and awe-inspiring Chikmagalur is filled with the coffee plantation. This is highly enchanting and proffers utmost tranquillity and serenity. Chikmagalur, offered referred as town of the younger daughter, is located 248 kms away from Bangalore. The major attractions of this place include the famous Kondadarama Temple, which is the blend of Dravaidian and Hoysala architectures. It is also quite popular among wildlife lovers as it is an epitome of variety birds and other exotic animals.
3) Wayanad, Kerala
Wayanad, one of the most exotic and exquisite hill stations in the hearts of Kerala has been the most charming place for nature lovers. The aesthetic locales, undulated topography, craggy rocks, picturesque scenery and view captivate tourists from all across the country. Some of the best things to watch are fall viewpoints, flora, lakes, waterfalls and fauna. This place is the ultimate paradise for all nature lovers. Some of the major attractions include: Pookat Lake, Sochipara, Banasura Sagar Dam, Soochippara Waterfalls and many others.
4) Ooty & Coonor
Ooty, sited 268kilometeres from Bangalore is also termed as Udhagamandalam. The queen among the entire hill station in south, it is the capital of the blue Nilgris District. People know it for the most picturesque resorts which wrap vast tea gardens, lovely breeze, green pastures and scenery. It is quite popular destination among all the honeymooners. Some of the best places to visit are: Avalanche Lake, Botanical Garden, Nilgiri Mountain, St Stephen’s Church, Rose Garden and Ooty Lake. Also it is famous for Boating, Cottage, Tea garden, Toy trains, Lakes, Mountains, Forests, hills, Nature trails, Park, Fishing and Sightseeing.
A famous exquisite and peaceful hill station in Tamil Nadu, Yeracud is located at 230 kms from Bangalore. Being the “Jewel of South”, it is poor man’s Ooty. It is well known for coffee plantation and oranges. Some of the common places to visit in Yeracud include: Shevaroy hill, Pagoda point, Killiyur Fall, The Servaroyan temple, Bear’s Cave and Yercaud Lake. Most of the people visit this place for Trekking, Hill Station, Lake and Boating