Bengaluru as a city has pleasant climate all year round. The drizzling in the monsoons, airy winds in summers and cosy winters makes Bengaluru the city of our dreams, weather wise. The city is blessed no doubt, and to add to that, they're also super strategically located with the rest of the region. You can cover almost all of South India from Bengaluru. We have curated a list of a few of the locations to visit from Bengaluru where you can travel to anytime of the year especially the upcoming winter months for a fun-filled road trip. If you're not from Bengaluru, and are visiting the city, you can either fly in to Kempegowda international airport which connects all the metro cities by direct flights or take a train till Bengaluru Railway station.
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7 Winter-Weekend Getaways To Visit From Bengaluru
1. Nandi Hills
A perfect place which is merely a drive of 2 hours from Bengaluru city, Nandi is known for various adventure activities like camping, paragliding and also adventure sports. And this is all just 60 kms from Bengaluru. So just take your car or avail a bus facility to reach the Nandi hills. Nandi hills are a famous budget-friendly location to visit from Bengaluru.
2. Kunti Betta
If you are an adventure-lover at heart and wouldn't mind an adventure activity over the weekend, you should surely visit the Kunti Betta which is at a distance of around 170 kilometres from Bengaluru. There is an interesting trek which is arranged from Pandavapura town to Kunti Betta which is at an altitude of 2882m. It also offers kayaking in addition to rappelling and camping. You can enjoy a starry night below the stars and have a blissful weekend.
The most popular tourist destination around Bengaluru is Mysore and the town attracts tourists all year long. The town has a rich culture and heritage. The famous attractions of Mysore include the Mysore Palace and Mysore Zoo, which are most must-visit locations. Situated at merely around 150 kilometres from the city, Mysore should top your weekend getaway places.
Located at around 200 kilometres from Bengaluru, Hassan is a pocket-friendly hill station if you do not have the time or the budget to visit Ooty. Hassan has numerous temples, historical monuments and sculptures along with a pleasant gloomy winter climate.
If wild life sanctuaries and nature excites you, Kabini is the place for you. It is yet another tourist attraction to visit from Bengaluru at a distance of around 200 kilometres and offers you a good wildlife adventure, nestled in nature and lush greenery. Kabini dam, Kabini river and Kabini backwaters are serene during sunrise and sunset.
Chikmagalur is one of the most popular hill stations near Bengaluru located at around 250 kilometres from the city. It is an interesting tourist spot with local markets, great eateries and cafes. The Kudremukh trek from Chikmagalur is a 9 kilometres moderate-level trek to go and one of the tourist attractions of the place.
A beautiful hill station on the Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu border is Wayanad. Blessed with abundance of greenery, perfect climate, and serene picturesque landscapes, Wayanad is the perfect getaway you deserve from your hectic work schedule, to have ultimate distress. Wayanad is located at around 270 kilometres from Bengaluru.
We hope you have a fun-filled weekend from these places in Bengaluru.