The word travel itself brings a joy and smile to our face. We all love travelling and especially to places where it is lush and green, taking a deep breath into the nature. The memories of travel to places in our childhood always remain fresh within us, travelling always gives us wonderful experience and lots of memories. We are living in a country where nature has bestowed us fantabulous destinations and places to visit, from Himachal to Munnar in Kerala we have an abundance of errands to make.
Let’s check out some short one day trips and treks around the “Silicon Valley of India” Bangalore. As Bangalore itself has many gardens and parks inside it, there are a lot more beautiful destinations on the outskirts too. These are the most fascinating ones.
One of the famous spots which is just 61 KMS from Bangalore is Nandi Hills, it takes 1:30 minutes to reach Nandi Hills from Bangalore, anyone who loves a lush and green site with a hill view is welcomed here, the hill also has a temple dating back to Chola period. You could just relax on the corner of the bench out in the mist at the hilltop and enjoy the splendid view of sunrise and sunset. If you are a vivid bird photographer, you must check out this place.
Our next spot is Muthyala Maduvu Falls, 40Kms from Bangalore situated this beautiful waterfall also known as Pearl Valley. If you wanted to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse yourself in a calm, scenic place then it is the right spot. You could go for trekking here and have a good bath in the waterfall which will calm your spirit.
If you are an adventurous trekker and wanted to travel in a group, then this spot might be the right place for you. It is Skandagiri which is merely 60kms from Bangalore and it has a peak altitude of 1400 meters. Also known as Kalavara Durga, the ruins of this fort were once the summer home of Tipu Sultan. You can enjoy a day full of adventures while trekking to the famous Papagi Temple. After long trekking, you can enjoy the stunning view of plains and valleys amid clouds.
If you are looking for some outdoor activities, well-arranged games, and fun activities then Yelagiri is the right spot and is just 159Kms from Bangalore. Fundera Park is one of a notable site where it has more than 300 exotic non-India birds and to your surprise, none of them are caged, as you can enter into their aviary and pet them.
A place for Family Adventure zone in Yelagiri is “Ropes and Knots Adventure Valley”, where there are more fun activities for your kids. You would love this place as along with fun and adventure it comes with safety precautions, so your kids could do all the games without worry.
Have you ever tried Zipline and Ariel adventure, if not check out The Mountain View Adventure park. A place for adults to do adventure sports like zipline, paintball, ATV, Bunjee Ejection, giant swing, trekking to the waterfall, and many more. Yet another adventure camp is “Thrill Valley” with a theme park where you can enjoy yourself with friends and family.
What are you waiting for? Step out and have fun.
-written by Sindhu Venkatesh