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Best places to visit around Bangalore in winter

Awesome places to visit and enjoy with family, friends and beloved ones. 

Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru by  Wikipedia
Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru by  Wikipedia

Winter is the best season to explore numerous beautiful destinations around Bangalore. It is the time when the misty fog will be surrounding you and you can relish a hot glass of coffee while breathing the fresh air. You will have memorable times sitting amidst the scenic beauty of nature with your loved ones and enjoying lovely talks. Outstation cabs in Bangalore can be easily booked online to explore these places at your leisure. We have compiled a list of fantastic destinations near Bangalore for the perfect short trip in winters.

Kudremukh

Kudremukh Mountains, Karnataka by Wikipedia
Kudremukh Mountains, Karnataka by Wikipedia

It is a hill station situated in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka and an ideal winter destination. It is famous for the breath taking views of the Kundremukh mountain range, one side of which resembles the face of a horse, to which it owes its name. It also boasts of the lovely Kadambi Falls and the surrounding region is recently declared as a Tiger Reserve as part of the Bhadra Tiger Sanctuary.

KemmangundiIt is another hill station located in the Chikmagalur district and consists of the tallest peak in Karnataka called Mullayanagiri, having an altitude of 1925 metres. It is a superb destination for camping in the lush green and beautiful open spaces of the hills. You can also undertake activities like trekking, hiking and rock climbing and have an enthralling and adventurous weekend.

Coorg

Coorg, Karnataka by Kalidas Pavithran
Coorg, Karnataka by Kalidas Pavithran

It is one of the most popular weekend destinations from Bangalore and comprises of panoramic landscapes, picturesque hills, and colorful scenery. Madikeri is the capital of Coorg and boasts of popular places like the Abbey Falls whose cascading sound can be heard from a distance. Madikeri has a rich historical past which can be cherished by visiting Madikeri Fort, Raja’s Seat, Omkareshwara Temple and Nisargadhama garden. You are assured of a perfectly rejuvenating vacation in Coorg, the nature’s abode of serene lake, cliffs and coffee estates. It is recommended to hire a Bangalore to Coorg taxi for a comfortable journey. 

Hampi:


Hampi Virupaksha temple, Karnataka by Wikipedia
Hampi Virupaksha temple, Karnataka by Wikipedia

Gokarna


Gokarna, Karnataka by Wikipedia
Gokarna, Karnataka by Wikipedia

If you love  amidst sand, serene beaches and the open sky, then there is no other place better than Gokarna, It is a beautiful little town with some of the best beaches in the country and it also houses few ancient temples. Large number of pilgrimers visit the beautiful places of Gokarna, worship while leisure tourists find their perfect escape in the gorgeous beaches of the Gokarna.

Coimbatore and Ooty: Coimbatore is a laid back town of Tamil Nadu that offers a diverse mix of ancient temples, mosques, water theme parks and museums. It makes for a good one day stop on the way towards Ooty. Ooty is a popular hill station nestled in the Nilgiri mountain range. It is popular for its view points and peaks, sprawling gardens, dams, sparkling lakes and waterfalls that would definitely mesmerize you in winters. Even though Ooty is a hill station perched at an altitude of 2240 m, climate is pleasant in winters. If you plan to visit from Bangalore, you can book affordable Bangalore to Ooty cabs through Savaari.com and have a convenient travel experience.

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