Bangalore, the IT capital of India is surrounded by some of the most alluring options to escape to. Many of the locations around Bangalore are famed for their flora and fauna, dense forests, trekking opportunities, and adventure sports. Check out a handful of such excellent options.


Located amidst the Western Ghats, Coorg is a perfect getaway for all nature lovers. The destination is nearly 267 kilometres away from Bangalore. Blessed with lush green mountains, picturesque locations, pleasant climate, and numerous attractions, Coorg is also known as the Scotland of India. Forest covered hills and spice and coffee plantations further add to the panoramic beauty. The landscape and pleasing climate of Coorg makes it a paradise for nature buffs, while a number of exciting trekking trails ensure a world of fun for adventure enthusiasts.


mysoreThe historic city of Mysore is a wonderful retreat for the ones who admire old world charm. Settled nearly 145 kilometres away from Bangalore in the foothills of the Chamundi Hills, the destination is popular for its rich cultural heritage, beautiful gardens, impeccable architecture, magnificent palaces, and sacred temples. Mysore is an amazing amalgamation of traditional as well as modern attractions. Besides famous attractions such as Mysore Zoo and the glorious Mysore Palace, the city also has its fine share of bustling markets and modern cafes.


Located nearly 153 kilometres from the main city of Bangalore, Kabini is a famous wildlife destination stocked with an exotic array of wildlife. Sprawling along the banks of the River Kabini, it is one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in the state and has quite a few beautiful cascading waterfalls that accentuate its beauty. This popular destination attracts tourists from all over the world and has come a long way from its earlier days as a private hunting area. Kabini also has facilities for elephant and jeep safaris. Besides, you can go boating down the river while enjoying the spectacular beauty of the lush woodlands.

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