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Rejuvenate Yourself with Weekend Trips from Bangalore

By Aaran Hussey Subscribe to RSS | May 2nd 2012 | Views:

Bangalore is a big city famous for its BPO jobs and IT industry. Everyone is leading a hectic life and in such a situation, requirement for break and rejuvenating themselves become a must. Bangalore getaways are one of the many things that people these days look forward to. Below mentioned are the weekend trips from Bangalore that offer lots of activities and brings one close to the Mother Nature.

Nandi Hills

Nandi Hills are supposed to be the summer retreat of Tipu Sultan. It’s a 30 kilometers scenic drive after you pass BIAL to Nandi Hills which consists of vineyards. Those who are fond of adventure sport will surely enjoy paragliding famous at this place.


Mysore is yet another prominent weekend packages from Bangalore. Situated at a distance of 146 kilometers from Bangalore is the Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan’s capital city. Located at the Chamundi Hills foothills, regular trains go to Mysore from Bangalore and even roadways are a great way to visit Mysore. The city has a lot to offer, especially during the Dassahara festival when tourists from all over the world visit the place in great numbers.


Other prominent weekend packages from Bangalore are Yelagiri which is only 4 hours’ drive from Bangalore. A four lane national highway connects the two places and the drive is beautiful. Those who are looking for peace would love the quiet walks and boat rides.


Most popular weekend trips from Bangalore consist of Ooty. Situated in the Nilgire hills and owned by the Toda tribal community, Britishers developed teak and tea plantation here. It was the summer capital of Madras Presidency and today a beautiful place to relax and rejuvenate for people of Bangalore.


When you head towards Nandi Hills, just a two hours’ drive from Bangalore is Skandagiri, one of the greatest weekend trips from Bangalore. This hill used to be owned by Tipu Sultan and one can see the fortress walls even today. It is a good resort for peace lovers.

Belur & Halebid

These are two temples situated at a distance of 16 kilometers from each other. Hassan is a four hours drive from Bangalore and is the place where these intricately carved temples are situated. One can see the Hoysala architecture in the temples which has a lot of charm to itself, making it great Bangalore getaways.

Other interesting Bangalore getaways include Coorg, Hampi, Makedatu, Jog Falls, Hogenakkal Falls, Kudremukh, Sivanasamudra, Chunchi Falls and Yercaud.

Aaran Hussey - About Author:
Aaran Hussey is an author associate editor for tourism in India. we also provide information about Weekend Trips From Bangalore.

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