5 HILL STATIONS NEAR BANGALORE FOR A PERFECT SUMMER GETAWAY
SUMMER IS HERE and so are the Summer Vacations. A trip to hill station is a stone throw away from a picture perfect mountain ranges, scenic lip-smacking cuisine, a distinct culture that serves as an ideal escape from the hasty rush hour of our lives.
From a backpacker to a bunch of friends to a family retreat, these hill stations have amazing surprises stored in for all of you.What are you waiting for?Book your tickets and take a break in the arms of the pristine nature and Tell us how it was.
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Located in the Western Ghats, Coorg is one of the scenic hill station in Karnataka. Embraced with lush evergreen forests, alluring waterfalls, pleasantly flowing streams and rivers. Holidays in Coorg spell a sojourn of natural beauty, peace of mind and enjoyable times.
Best Places to visit in Coorg
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Wayanad has mysterious waterfalls, historical caves, religious sites and beautiful peaks. Blanketed with green wildlife and hilly ranges, serene ambience and relaxing air of Wayanad will amaze any traveller immensely. Ideal for trekking and camping at Chembra Peak’s beauty will awaken the photographer within you.The Meenmutty Waterfalls is a must watch.Chembra peak, heart-shaped lake, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary must not be missed.
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Better known as Queen of Hill Stations, Ooty is one of the famous Honeymoon places near Bangalore. Ooty offers you with beautiful lakes, sky-kissing hills, widespread grasslands, astonishing tea plantations, lakes as well as several picnic spots. Major Attractions in Ooty are Doddabetta Peak, Ooty Lake, Emerald Lake, Deer Park, St Stephen’s Church, and Kalhatty Waterfalls. Tourists can enjoy Nilgiri Toy Train rides, boating in Ooty Lake, mountain biking in the Blue Mountains, and hang gliding at Kalahatti (20 km from Ooty).
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It is one of the unexplored hill stations near Bangalore, unlike the others. It attracts visitors because of its beautiful scenic views and pleasant climate. These hills shelter a variety of wild animals and birds. It’s a perfect getaway for all nature lovers.When in Horsely visit Horsley hill museum, Mallamma Temple and Highview Sight point to enjoy the serene beauty of hills.
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Agumbe, a small hill station is famous for its spectacular sunsets, picturesque waterfalls, snakes and finally a splendid atmosphere. The sunset at Agumbe is a marvellous sight and it lures several tourists. Agumbe is the perfect trekking for adventure loving trekkers. Barkana Falls, Jogigundi Falls and Sunset View Point are some spots to be visited. So go trekking and halt midway at Lord Gopalakrishna temple, a 14th-century temple which exhibits Hoysala art.
Get ready for Muddyboots vacation and find solitude at these hill stations.