Who is not aware of Bangalore's pleasant weather that has enticed people into settling here? Endowed with breathtaking landscapes, waterfalls and bewitching trails to trek, the city never fails to allure its visitors with its innate natural charm. If the concern of budget resists you to take any treks around Bangalore, here are some of them that shall befit your pocket and ask you to travel, explore and witness the sublime corners.
1. Shivanasamudra Falls: Popular Weekend Destination
Meant as Lord Shiva's Sea, the Shivanasamudra Falls are where the divinity appears in its most unharnessed self. Situated 139 kms from Bangalore, a trek towards it certainly would constitute for a life experience. On the one side, the Shivanasamudra Falls form the Gaganachukki falls shaped like a large horsetail and on the other side are the Bharachukki Falls. To add to its glory, the World Waterfall Database has ranked Shivanasamudra falls as worlds top 45 waterfalls among the worlds 100 waterfalls. This is perhaps one of the most striking places to visit near Bangalore!
2. Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary Ooty: Spend Weekend Close to Nature
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Situated on the crossroads of Tamilnadu, Kerala and Karnatka, the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most precious natural gems of the locale and a popular tourist place. Walk amongst the elephants and go bird watching! Its Safari trip is one of the most adventurous experiences that your soul can look forward to.
3. Chembra Peak, Wayanad: Best Weekend Trip Bangalore
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Embark for an adventure trip to Chembra Peak in Wayanad. Situated eight kilometer south of Kalpetta, near to the town of Meppady, this is the highest peak in Wayanad. Visit this peak to have breathtaking views of its picturesque landscape. As you walk towards this peak, a heart shaped pond will welcome you. This is an ideal place to vist near Banaglore on long weekends!
4. Ooty Lake, Ooty
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Nestled in the Nilgiris district, this pristine lake is the hidden beauty of Ooty. Follow the trails around the lake that dive in and out of pine forests.
Trekking towards Mandalpatti is one of the finest routes in the Pushpagiri range of forests, covering from the region of Subrahmanya to Somwarpet. Natural beauty sits resplendent here as visitors rush to the place for the early morning glimpse of the sun rising over the mist laden peaks of the Western Ghats.
6. Ketti Valley, Ooty
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Considered to be the second largest valley of the world, Ketti valley is surrounded by evergreen trees and plants, which make this place, a heaven for nature lovers. On your trek around this valley, you can also spot deers, elephants and bears. From the valleys highest points, Mother Nature offers you beautiful glimpses of Blue Mountains in the mist of the passing clouds.