Romantic Getaways near Bangalore
Here are some of the best romantic getaways near Bangalore:
Horsley Hills near Bangalore
How to reach: The Railway station is on Madanapalle Road. Alternatively you can go for private taxis or state bus services that are ample in availability.
Things to see: You will admire your decision of visiting this outlandish hill station that is located in the Chitoor district of Andhra Pradesh. Deep forests, serene environs, panoramic views and awesome weather, are still thinking to ask for more? Are serious? This lush green expanse of hills located at a woozying height of 1314 meters above the sea level will leave you awe inspired among the vast expense forests that are rich in wildlife and foliage. The place is dotted with sandalwood trees which is a major asset to this place. Explore this perhaps the most undervalued hill stations of India.
Things to do: You can enjoy the activities such as Hiking and trekking here. Camps for these activities are extensively placed in this area.
Accommodation options: Not
too many options are available at Horsley Hills for staying. The range
of options available is Chittoor Cooperative Society guest house, the
A.P. Tourism's Governors' Bungalow. Another pretty good option at this
place are the forest guest houses or Andhra Pradesh Tourism’s Haritha
Resort in Horsley Hills.
Coorg near Bangalore
How to reach: Coorg doesn’t have its own Airport, the nearest Airport is at Mangalore (135km away), from where you land through direct flights from all the major cities in India. Also it is also not connected to railway network, but it is well connected to nearby cities having Railway network such as Mysore, Hassan and Mangalore. However, it is well connected by road, you can hire local taxis or take state buses to reach there.
Things to see: Abbey Fall, Madikeri Fort, Raja's tomb, Nalnad Palace, Nisargadhama wild life sanctuary, Tadiyendamol which is the highest peak in Karnataka, Pushpagiri wild life sanctuary, Omkareshwar Temple, Dargah Sharief of Yemmemadu and Irrupu Falls. Coorg is also popularly known as “Kashmir of the South”.
Things to do: You can unwind yourself here in the activities such as Angling, Rafting, Bird Watching, Sightseeing, Trekking and enjoying at Water parks.
Accomodation Options: You can either opt for a home stay or a hotel. The popular home stays in Coorg are Kekada Homestay, Spring Dale Homestay and Priyadarshini Homestay. Several good hotels are also there such as Hotel Hill Town, Hotel Coorg Regency, Hotel Green Haven and Hotel Caveri.
Wayanad near Bangalore
On visiting the land you feel the magic of the aroma of fresh tea, misty fragrance of white coffee flowers blended with incense from the churches, fragrance of sandalwood from the temples and calls from the mosques all mingled with fresh morning dew. Kerala’s Wayanad district is also a home to ancient ruins, hidden treasures, mysterious mountain caves, exotic legends , tree houses, exotic wildlife and jungle trails.
At a dizzying height of 3000-4000ft. This place is a treasure trove for travelers and for those who want to spend some quality romantic time with their counterparts. It is also known as an abode to the Tribal population of Kerala.
Things to see: Eddakal caves, Banasura Dam, Chembra Peak, Kuruva Island, Meenmutty Falls, Neelimala View Point, Soochippara Waterfalls, Pookot Lake, Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary and Thirunelly Temple.
Accomodation options: There are numerous home stays in the district such as Misty Meadows, Kudajadri Drizzle, Olives Homestay and Sundara Mehal. The famous hotels in this region are Hotel Green Gates, Mint flower Residency, Hotel Haritagiri and The Kallat hotel.
Yercaud- Jewel of the South
How to reach: Jolarpettai and Salem Junction are the nearest railway stations to this place. The nearest airport is the Trichy International airport and the other major airports are at Coimbatore and Bangalore. Yercaud is well connected to other major cities of the country by Tamil Nadu Road Transport Corporation.
Things to see: Yercaud is full of ‘never give a miss’ attractions. The list is very long, the most prominent names on the list are, Big Lake, Botanical Garden, Killiyur Falls, Lady's seat, Pagoda Point, The Shevaroy Temple, The Grange and Bear’s Cave.
Accommodation options: Yercaud is full of budget hotels you can opt for any one of them. To mention a few here are Sri Durga Residency, Clifton Inn, Grange Resort, Classic Cottages, Silver Holiday Cottage and Hotel Golden Nest Resort. You can also go for lavish resorts.
Kabini near Bangalore
How to reach: You can reach Kabini via Mysore from Bangalore. Mysore is the nearest railway station from here, at a distance of 80km from Kabini. The nearest airport is at Bangalore, which is 208 km from Kabini. Alternatively, you can board KSRTC buses for this place that are easily available from various nearby cities including Bangalore.
Things to see: Although this place is all about roaming in the forests and capturing the most beautiful fauna of this area still you can go for checking out other places like, Nagarhole National Park, Jungle safari , Brahmagiri Wild Life Sanctuary and Banasura Sagar Dam.
Accomodation Options: Here you can go for luxury resorts like Orange and Red earth, alternatively there are many budget hotels here.
Kodaikanal near Bangalore
How to reach: It is easily assessable by bus, train or Car. You can take state buses or can hire a taxi.
Things to see: The ‘must visit places’ of this place are, Bear Shola Falls, Berijam Lake, Bryant Park, Coaker's walk, Devil's Kitchen , Dolphin's Nose , Green Valley View , Kodai Kanal Lake, The Pillar Rocks , The Silent Valley View, Silver Cascade Falls.
Accommodation Options: As this place is a popular tourist destination, there no limit to options for staying here. Some of the famous hotels here are Kodai Resort, The Fern Creek, Cinnabar Homestay, Zest at Coaker's Villa, Hotel Kodai International, Sterling Resorts Lakeview and The Carnival Resort.
Ooty near Bangalore
How to reach:Ooty has a railway station of its own that is known as the Udhagamandalam railway station. However, the nearest Airport is at Coimbatore. It is well connected by roads to all the nearby cities.
Things to see: The enigmatic locales of this area include Droog Fort, the beautiful botanical gardens, Ooty Lake, Dodabetta Peak , Lamb's Rock, Kodanadu, Lotagiri , Kalhatty Waterfalls , Dolphin's Nose, Mukurthi Peak, Mukurthi Lake, Avalanche, Fernhill Palace, Stone House and the railhead of the Nilgiri mountain Railways.
Accommodation Options: There are several budget and luxury hotels are located here such as Regency Villas, Ponmari Residency,Hotel Gangothri Sunrise, The Derby Green, Fairstay Holiday Resort,Vinayaga Inn, Glanton Manor,and Hotel Preethi Palace.
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