Republic day long weekend: Getaways near Bangalore

We all know that this year has come with a box full of long weekends. One of them is the much awaited Republic Day which is just around the corner. So pack your bags, it’s time to get away from the city grinds. Bangalore people are very lucky as they have many weekend getaways near the city. From incredible waterfalls to perfect hill stations, the city has varied places nearby. Check the best getaways out:

  • Agumbe

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This landscape is filled with spectacular waterfalls which makes it a perfect place to visit. It is situated in the rainforests of the Western Ghats. You can enjoy quaint village life here. Agumbe is the place where the famous novel Malgudi Days was filmed, also visit the Jogigundi Falls as they are mesmerizing and beautiful.  The main attractions of the place are waterfalls and super rock structures.

Distance from Banglore: 360 Km.

  • Coorg

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Coorg is the ideal 2-day weekend trip for nature lovers. The place has a beautiful serene atmosphere with natural beauty. You can visit Thadiyandamol, the highest peak in Coorg which is stunning. Also, you can go to Madikeri, Virajpet, Kushalanagar and do various activities like trekking, bird watching, coffee tour etc. If you wish to experience the true beauty then you visit Coorg

Distance from Banglore: 260 Km.

  • Mysore

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The historic city of Mysore is one of the most amazing weekend retreats from Banglore. Mysore Palace, zoo Brindavan Gardena, and Karanji lakes are few places where you can go. You can go for a food tour and a walk through old Mysore city. It will be a perfect weekend vacation for you and your family.

Distance from Banglore: 160 Km.

  • Yelagiri

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If you want peace and a secluded weekend getaway is your idea of happiness then this is the right place for you. A scenic journey with greenery and a beautiful curves road will be just perfect. The drive in the lovely weather will be pleasant and you can enjoy the breathtaking sceneries and adventure activities, including rappelling and trekking in Yelagiri.

Distance from Bangalore: 158 Km.

  • Chikmagalur

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This is the perfect picturesque location near Bangalore.  A paradise for coffee lovers, as it is the land of coffee. You can go on a coffee plantation tour. Located in the Baba Budangiri range of rainforests and valleys, this place is also popular for its flora and fauna. Enjoy the coffee and valleys over there.

Distance from Bangalore: 240 Km.