So, the summer heat is back and this time it seems to have notched up another level altogether, so much so that everyone is craving for a summer break to get away from their monotonous routine, spend more family time, to re energize themselves, and most importantly, to BEAT the HEAT! This year the heat has been like the scorching sun itself and has been wrecking havoc, but fret not people, Rentomo is here to your rescue! In this article we come up with your perfect potential getaway for this summer, and if you are from Karnataka, it gets all the more better since you will save up on a lot of travel expense, because this state inhibits a fair number of hill stations and recreational spots!
Our very own Silicon Valley, Bangalore situated aptly in the middle of Karnataka, is close to a number of hill stations which one can easily cover on their bike. Don’t have one? Don’t get disheartened! Take a chill pill first and then rent one from rentomo.com! It is very easy to rent one from this website and it also gives you the added luxury of a large number of models to select from! So, visit the website and download the app today!
- Nandi Hills
A resident of Bangalore who has not been to Nandi Hills is something pretty rare, and a resident of Bangalore who has never heard about it or doesn’t want to go there is something unheard of! The Nandi Hills is one of the easiest getaways to pursue when you are in the city, and this place is not just about the hills but also the journey to the same; as both are filled with a plethora of scenic beauty. It is almost 60 km from Bangalore. The hills are sheltered with some of the exotic botanical gardens. The evergreen forest over these hills is home to several bird species including Yellow-throated Bulbul, Nilgiri pigeons, and Falcons. The journey would take an hour and a half approx via bike.
The distance from Bangalore to Yelagiri is 157 kilometers, while the journey would take around 3 hours approx via the National Highway. This small hill station of Tamil Nadu is covered with some beautiful Valleys and hills which are surrounded by orchards and rose gardens. If you are the adventurous type of, you will love this place since you can go for sports like Paragliding, Rock Climbing, Trekking and much more. One can travel via the NH 7 route and enjoy the excellent 4 lane National Highway towards Krishnagiri from Bangalore.
This small hill station is located in Karnataka (Hassan District) at about 220 kilometers from Bangalore, which will take around 4 hours to reach via road. This site falls in the Western Ghats which also is the reason for its perfect scenic beauty and lush green surrounding. It is famous for its coffee production and the hills are covered with lush green coffee bushes along with the cardamom and pepper plants. One can enjoy the well maintained National Highway leading to the beautiful Western Ghats.
Coorg is around 263 Kilometers from Bangalore, which take 5 hours approx. To reach. Surrounded with the Western Ghats Coorg is very rich in its traditions and culture. It has been rated as one of the top hill stations in India. You can find here a couple of waterfalls and National Park along with the Mercara Fort (St. Mark’s Church) which was raised by the East India Company. You can enjoy the ride to Coorg by taking the Mysore Highways by passing through the beautiful Mysore city.
This place is also known as the “Queen of the Hill Stations”. Ooty is located at the top of Nilgiri Hills. The weather here is thus very pleasing and mild throughout the year. The distance between Ooty and Bangalore is about 270 Kilometers which will take around 6 hours to reach via Highways. Though comparatively, it takes a longer time to reach this place, however, the cool, breezy atmosphere over the beautiful Nilgiri Hills will definitely make up for it if not overwhelm you with awe. A tedious journey by the looks of it, but definitely worth it!
Connor is 300 kilometers from Bangalore, which takes almost 7 hours to reach this place. It is the 2nd largest Hill Station in Nilgiri Hills and is very famous for its production of Nilgiri tea. If you love trekking, you will enjoy the place even more since it is very much suited for it. One can enjoy the vast view of the complete Nilgiri Hills along with Catherine falls through its Dolphin Nose Viewpoint. As the road is same for Ooty, you can enjoy the whole scenic beauty on your ride over these hills.
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