Many a times, just a day of outing doesn’t do justice to the place being visited and also leaves the visitors craving for more. These are places that are ideal for weekend getaways. With two whole days and a night, the complete beauty of a place can be explored and enjoyed to the fullest. Overnight camping with a camp fire to spice up the holiday fun, early morning nature treks and night jummaring are some of the activities that can be enjoyed on such weekend getaways. Several destinations in Bangalore serve as an ideal venue for night outings. Let us explore a few:
Bheemeshwari: A serene place where the greenery of the hills shake hands with the misty clouds, Bheemeshwari is a store house of natural wildlife and vegetation. With several camping sites around its beautiful landscape, and the wilderness at the Bheemeshwari Wildlife Sanctuary, it is an ideal destination for rafting, camping, jummaring and basically a perfect night camping spot.
Wayanad A kaleidoscope of rocky mountains, dense forests and steep valleys, Wayanad which is nestled in the Western Ghats is an adventure paradise for nature enthusiasts. Early morning treks amidst its evergreen jungles, rappelling along its valleys, camping in the midst of nature and star gazing at the beautiful sky above through its dense vegetation are but a few of the adventure stuff that can be done here. With pleasant climate all through the year, Wayanad is a hangout for tourists and corporate outings around bangalore, all through the year.
Mudumalai: With its natural charm and pleasant climate, Mudumalai located 232 km away from Bangalore is a campers dream come true destination. Night safaris, early morning treks and huddling in tents amidst rusting leaves and swaying trees, with breathtaking wildlife such as Indian Bison as friendly neighbors, the camping experience here is something that would last for a lifetime.
Coorg: A famous tourist spot, which is situated 252 km away from Bangalore, Coorg is filled with the fragrance of the tea and coffee plantation surrounding it. Its shimmering waterways and enchanting hills have attracted adventurer enthusiasts from all over the country. April and November are the right months to visit this place to enjoy it at its best. Trekking through its greenery, rock climbing along its hills and camping are some of the fun activities that can be enjoyed here.
Chikmagalur: Home to the tallest peak in India, Mullayanagiri, Chikmagalur is ideal for getting mesmerized by an enchanting sunset. The trail up to the top of the Mullayanagiri hill is one of the most desirable trekking paths with natural greenery serving as a visual treat. Chikmagalur is a dream adventure destination for families and corporate team outings.