Silicon Valley of India is very famous for its wonderful weather that generally lasts throughout the year. Bangalore is the most beautiful destinations in South India with picturesque landscape, historical treasures and natural beauty. Bangalore is surrounded by beautiful places which are great options for weekend getaways. So pick nay of these and you won’t be disappointed.
Murudeshwara is 497 kms away from Bangalore. It is a famous pilgrimage and beach destination which is extremely popular for its picturesque view. Enjoy the view of the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats. Apart from pilgrimage, it is also a popular beach retreat. It is a beautiful place to watch the mesmerizing sunset. In addition to it enjoy Murudeshwar Fort and wonderful beaches. Visitors can enjoy boating, snorkeling, and scuba diving too.
It is located on the banks of Cauvery river. You will witness a breathtaking view of twin waterfalls named Gaganachukki and Bharachukki. They are one among the top 100 waterfalls in the world. In addition to it, you can also visit Ranganathan Temple dedicated to Goddess Cauvery. This place is popular for the Hydro-Electric Power Project.
Hogenakkal Falls is 180 Kms away from the city, it literally means smoking rocks. It got its name because of the smoke like mists that fills the air when the water falls down on the rocks.You can enjoy the mesmerizing view and can also get a peaceful bath in the waterfalls after a relaxing massage. These falls are said to have healing properties.
It is a great destination for all the adventure lovers and trekking folks, it is located about 60 Kms away from busy city. Skandagiri’s beautiful and scenic views is a visual delight for all nature lovers. This place is extremely popular for night trekking.
Agumbe is a beautiful village located in Shimoga district. It is popularly known as “The Cherrapunji of the South”. It is a great place for all the trekking and photography lover. Agumbe Venugopalakrishna Temple is another tourist attraction, it is famous for beautiful structure and peaceful area. It is located at a distance of 380km from Bangalore.
Bekal is a small town on the West coast of the state of Kerala. The giant keyhole shaped Bekal Fort is the main attraction. It offers an amazing view of the Arabian Sea from its tall observation towers. This place is also surrounded with a beautiful beaches and forts. Travelers can enjoy water sports facilities at Bekal.
Honnemaradu means golden lake and the name is derived from Honne tree. It is 392 kms from Bangalore. If you are a nature lover, then this place is a must visit for you, enjoy watching greenery, birds, and butterflies. It is a heaven for different water games. You can get the most spectacular views of the sunrise and sunset at Honnemaradu.