Attractive Tourist Spots in Bangalore - Bangalore Getaways for Weekend


Read more about the most attractive tourist spots in Bangalore, suitable for spending a perfect weekend with family, friends or even alone

Call it the "Garden City" or "Silicon Valley of India", Bangalore is much more that just being Karnataka's state capital. This metropolitan city is a perfect amalgamation of modernization, culture, heritage and spirituality. Well, if you think that you have had enough of Bangalore and now nothing is left unexplored in the city, then several getaways around the city are waiting for you to get explored.

You will be surprised to know that there are more than 50 getaways around Bangalore that are within the range of 500 kms and several agencies offer lucrative plans and weekend packages for the tourists which starts from Rs. 1200 per person. Doesn't this all sounds exciting? It is way better to experience than it sounds. So here is a list of places to visit near Bangalore to spend a perfect weekend with family, friends or even alone:

Wildlife Getaways – If you are a wildlife lover and are looking to spend your weekend by enjoying a jungle safari, then Bangalore has so many wildlife getaways for you. Bandipur National Park, Nagarhole National Park, Banerghata National Park and Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary are the most sought after eco-tourist destinations near Bangalore. All these National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries are at a distance less than 300 kilometers from Bangalore. These places are not just rich in flora and fauna but also are known for their famous temples and caves. Jungle Safaris in these Parks and Sanctuaries are not be missed.

Hill Station Getaways- If you are kind of a person whose idea of ideal weekend includes hills, mountains, lush greenery, trekking, silence and serenity, then these Bangalore getaways are going to sweep you off your feet. Bangalore is surrounded with several hill stations including Coorg, Ooty, Coonoor, B R Hills, Chikmangalur, Madikeri, Horsely Hills, Yercaud etc. All these hill stations are under 300 kilometers milestone from Bangalore. Lakes, Spice Gardens, Falls, Temples, picturesque surroundings; you are going to get everything here.

Pilgrimage Getaways- For the spiritual souls, there are several places around Bangalore that can be explored during a weekend. Puttaparthi, Tirupati and Kanchipuram are one of the best places for spending a spiritual weekend. These famous Indian pilgrims have several renowned temples and are also acclaimed for their beautiful architecture. It is advised to visit these places during the festive seasons as during that time these places have a different aura and ambience all together.

Beach Getaways- Who would not like a beach, soothing breezes, quiet surroundings and relaxed environment for a weekend? If you are already excited about going to such a place, then pack up your bags because there are a few beach getaways near Bangalore to spend a perfect weekend. Pondicherry, Mangalore and Kannur are destinations that you can visit to enjoy beaches. Not just the beaches, these places have an array of tourist attractions to be explored.

Cultural and Historical Getaways: If your interest lies in history, world heritage sites and archeological sites then there are a number of getaways around Bangalore that you are going to love. Mysore, Hampi, Hospet, Belu, Hassan and Badami are world famous heritage sites. These intriguing destinations have a rich history hidden behind their beautiful architecture, monuments and buildings. Forts, Caves, Temples, Museums etc. there is so much to visit and learn from.

So, do your still think that you have had enough of Bangalore? I guess, now you have a bundle to places to add to your travel wish list. So just grab your essentials, pack your bags and go out to explore the unexplored. There are so many places for every kind of traveler and for every season. So, it is always the right time to say Hello Bangalore Getaways.


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