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Popular weekend getaways around Bangalore

As we all know a small nap between the work and a small break from a job is always leads to increases in productivity. Travelling is something which makes you a better person, foster your confidence and extends your knowledge about every district, every state, and country. If you are working or living in a techie city i.e. Bangalore, so it is a time to pack a bag and take a short break from a hectic schedule to visit these top five weekend gateways from Bangalore.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 05 November 2017, 11:49:06 AM
Bangalore

Bangalore

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As we all know a small nap between the work and a small break from a job is always leads to increases in productivity. Travelling is something which makes you a better person, foster your confidence and extends your knowledge about every district, every state, and country. If you are working or living in a techie city i.e. Bangalore, so it is a time to pack a bag and take a short break from a hectic schedule to visit these top five weekend gateways from Bangalore.
Mysore

Mysore

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If you are living in Bangalore and you haven't seen Mysore yet, so then this is a great time to visit a Mysore to witness historical boundaries, pilgrimage sites, and ecosphere. The city is known for the production of premium silk, sandalwood, and incense. If you are going to Mysore then Srirangapatna and Shivanasamudra Falls are two other nearby tourist destinations with heritage and nature respectively. Distance from Bangalore- 180 km Travel Time- 3h 16 minutes Places to visit- Lalitha Mahal, Jaganmohan Palace, Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion, Brindavan Gardens, Chamundi Hills, St. Philomena’s Church and Mysore Zoo. Accommodation- 1000
Coonoor

Coonoor

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If you are planning some adventurous trip, you should definitely head towards Coonoor. Coonoor is situated at an elevation of 1,850 meters. It is an ideal for several trekking expeditions that leads deep into the Nilgiri blues. Distance from Bangalore- 297.1 km Travel Time- 6h 52 min Accommodation- You can easily get hotels at a starting range of Rs 1200 per night and tariff increases according to services and facilities. Places to visit- Sim's Park, Dolphin’s Nose Viewpoint, Lamb’s Rock, Droog Fort and Law’s Falls
Coorg

Coorg

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This is a place where you can let your body and soul free from every calamity. This place offers an amazing ecosphere combined with coffee and spices orchards, different species of plants and trees, waterfalls and wildlife. Distance from Bangalore- 243.3 Km Travel Time- 5h 24 min Accommodation- You can easily get hotels at a starting range of Rs 1500 per night and tariff increases according to services and facilities. Places to visit- Makaveli, the origin of River Kaveri, Nisargadhama, Iruppu Falls, Abbey Falls, Nagarhole, Bhagamandala and Omkareshwara Temple.
Mangalore

Mangalore

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A small walk on a shore of Panamur Beach overlooking the Arabian Sea will remove all your fatigues and give a good relax to soul and body. Distance from Bangalore- 351.5 Km Time Travel- 7h 19 min Accomadation-You can easily get hotels at a starting range of Rs 1500 per night and tariff increases according to services and facilities. Places to visit- Mangaladevi Temple, Tannirbhavi Beach, Gokarnanatheshwara Temple, Panambur Beach
Yercaud

Yercaud

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Perched at an elevation of 1,515 meters in the Shevaroys range of hills in the Eastern Ghats, Yarcaud is another scenic getaway that is roughly 230 kilometers from Bangalore. Distance from Bangalore- 215.1 km Time travel- 4h 19 min Places to visit- Shevaroy Hills, Kiliyur Falls, Anna Park, Ullal Beach Accommodation- You can easily get hotels at a starting range of Rs 1200 per night and tariff increases according to services and facilities.