Read about the five less crowded destination in Bangalore, before planning your trip so the time and money spent are worth the experiences.
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Planning a visit to Bangalore to meet a relative or friend? While meeting loved ones will refresh your mind, you can also make the most out of your trip by exploring beautiful and secluded places around the city. The blog discusses five slightly off-beat places in Bangalore you can visit during your vacation.Tip – All these places are only a few hundred miles from the city, so we recommend hiring Toyota Innova or Mahindra XUV self-driven cars in Bangalore, or any other MUV for a comfortable journey to the hills and off-road destinations.
Sakleshpur is known for its coffee plantations, mountains and streams. The scenic hill station has a pleasant weather, which makes it a preferred destination for road trips. The idyllic destination is around 260 km from Bangalore and lies in the Hassan District located in Southwestern Karnataka.
If you are an adventure lover, you need to visit Sakleshpur. It looks like a green canvas surrounded by forested hills, and coffee and spice plantations. The roads have mud-filled irregular tracks, boulders and rocks, which means you need to book a Jeep or an SUV to reach Sakleshpur. Biking, trekking and camping are a few of the many things you can enjoy at this adventure hub.
3. Alamparai Fort
The construction of Alamparai Fort dates back to the Mughal era and is definitely a place that falls into the “roads less travelled” category. The view of clear blue skies and sea is soothing, and a boat ride along the backwaters is something that you will cherish forever.
If you are planning a long vacation, you need to visit Shimoga. There are lots of places to visit in Shimoga, including the world-famous Jog Falls. Although, Shimoga is well-connected by rail, going for a road trip has its own charm and comforts. Trekking and visiting temples, sanctuaries, palaces, and reservoirs are some of the must-do activities at Shimoga.
The land of the King Cobra. Visiting Agumbe will give you a peaceful break from the hectic city life. It is one of the most scenic places on the Western Ghats and offers a lot of adventure opportunities to trekkers. If time allows, do visit a small village in the Malnad region that is known for King Cobras, heavy rainfall, and a town featured in Malgudi days.