Best Staycations around Bangalore
The scurry of daily lives in the Silicon Valley of India has left everyone overworked and yearning for that breath of fresh air. Don’t worry if you cannot afford to spare the time and money to take a vacation to the beautiful lands abroad.
Take a staycation every quarter and you’ll see yourself performing better at the job with each trip. The good news is that Bangalore is within convenient distance from remarkable hill stations, forts, temples and just about anything to create great travelogues. Lest you plan on missing out on much when staying at hotels in MG Road Bangalore check out the following places and plan your next trip to one of the following destinations.
Distance: Around 60 Kilometres
Nandi Hills occupies a part of everyone’s travel narrative in Bangalore; why should you be left behind? Also known as Nandidurga, the hill station is perfect for a hike with friends or colleagues on a weekend. You should, however, aim to reach the hilltop early in the morning to witness the mesmerising view of the sunrise. It gets the name from the bull’s (Nandi) statute at the passageway of the Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple.
Distance: Around 300 Kilometres
Counted amongst the best hill stations in Kerala, Wayanad sits high at 2100 meters on the Western Ghats. The forests of the district are as old as 3 millennia. Also, known as the ‘Land of Paddy Fields’ the place is home to many native tribes. You must visit the Kuruva Island created by the tributaries of River Kabani, which is home to rare birds and flora. Lakkidi should be the next stop where you can view the whole of Wayanad from a standpoint. It is situated on the highest hill of the district – Thamarassery.
Distance: Around 140 Kilometres
Hardly any good, except power generation, happens by the creation of a dam. In this case, however, the small Balmuri&Edmuri falls make for a great picnic spot that gave birth to these humble falls. The area is surrounded by lush greenery which is perfect for walks and you may even venture into the river.
Distance: Around 180 kilometers
The city gets its name from presiding Goddess Hassanamba. It’s a delight for the ones seeking history, culture, and heritage. Considered the temple-architecture capital of Karnataka, the city is teeming with ancient monuments that exude even better significance with time. The Shettyhalli Church is a fine example that partially engulfs with water during monsoons and makes for a mystical sight. The Hoysala temples and the Ramantaour temple must not be missed either.
Bannerghatta National Park
Distance: Around 35 kilometres
Established in 1970, the park is home to numerous species of flora and fauna. The butterfly park is an example of numerous establishments inside the area that exceeds 100 square kilometres. Apart from this, there’s a zoo, crocodile, snake park, and children’s park, a museum and a prehistoric animal’s park. The royal Bengal tiger, elephants, Asiatic Lion, leopards, jackal, wild boar, and sloth bear among others make for beautiful subjects of photography with a viridescent backdrop. The park preserves nature as it is and offers a multitude of activities.
These places mustn’t be missed if you’re travelling to Bangalore. Stay at The LaLiT Ashok Bangalore and experience the best hospitality in the city, and indulge in the oriental cuisine at one of the top restaurants in Bangalore – OKO. Alternatively, try the Indian cuisine at the Baluchi while you finalise your itinerary to these amazing destinations around the city.
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