Hill Stations in Bangalore
There are large numbers of hill stations in Bangalore, some of which have been inhibited since a long time; they used to be the common retreats for the various Dravidian, Muslim, and British rulers. Whereas there are some which has been developed in the recent times.
Although there are large number of hill stations near Bangalore, like Nandi Hills and Koli Hills; one can also visit hills stations located in other states like Andhra Pradesh and Kerela.
Other major Hill Stations near Bangalore
Horsley Hills Near Bangalore
Most parts of the hill is covered with dense and lengthy growths of eucalyptus, allamanda, gulmohar and jacaranda trees. Some other tourist attractions across the Horsley Hills Bangalore are – Lake Gangotri, Gaalibanda, Museum of Horsley Hills, Environmental parks etc. It also offers Zorbing in India. But it has to be booked a day before and is booked on the group basis of 20 people. Some other enthusiastic adventurous options are trekking and rappelling. It’s on an altitude of around 1260m above the sea level. Also the visitors can go through the 150 year old Eucalyptus which is called as Kalyani. The best duration to visit this location would be during the months between October to February.
Yelagiri Hills Bangalore
The houses of zamindars still exists in the Reddiur. Although it’s not much developed like other hill stations like Ooty and Kodaikanal, still the government has taken the task of getting it developed and then promoting it as the tourist location. It comprises of around 14 hamlets and different temples all across the area. The highest position is Swamimalai hills which is standing tall at a height of 4338 ft.
The summit is quite spectacular. It provides a large number of trekking trails through the thick forests. On the Yelagiri hills Bangalore, people do enjoy the famous festival of summer in the month of may.