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1. Hesaragatta 2. Ramohalli 3. Muthyalamaduvu 4. Ramanagaram
 
5. Janapada Loka 6. Channapatna 7. Mekedatu 8. Nandi Hills

Hesaragatta

25 Kms away, Hesaragatta is an interesting picnic spot offering water sports to the adventurous. Boating and wind-surfing is the major attraction. It also has a dairy & horticulture farm where you can picnic.


Ramohalli
Ramohalli in Bengaluru

Ramohalli, located 28 Kms west is a popular picnic spot. A major attraction at Ramohalli is the 400 year old giant Banyan tree which sprawls over anincredible 3 acres. The Banyan tree next to Ramohalli, off Mysore road just of Kengeri is the fourth largest in the country. A word of caution the entire area is full of monkeys so be careful with food stuff they will get snatched.


Muthyalamaduvu
Muthyalamaduvu in Bengaluru

Also known as the Pearl Valley, Muthyalamaduvu is 40 Kms away. The beautiful cascading water falls surrounded by verdant settings provide an ideal picnic getaway.


Ramanagaram
Ramanagaram in Bengaluru

Ramadevarabetta, a hill 5 Kms from town is better known as "Sholay Gudda". Rock-climbers and adventure seekers need look no further. 49 Kms south-west from Bangalore, Ramanagaram, provides the ideal location with landscaped rock faces. Another major attraction at Ramanagaram is the silk cocoon marketing centre. One of the most famous Hindi movies Sholay was shot in Ramanagaram about 30 years ago. The hill also has a Rama shrine and a temple tank. Climbing up can be quite strenuous but it worth for its spectacular view.


Janapada Loka
Janapada Loka in Bengaluru

Janapada Loka was set by late bureaucrat and folklorist HL Nage Gowda. Sprawling across 15 acres, Janapada Loka or "Folk-culture World" is a world of simplicity and art.Janapada Loka, a subsidiary of the Karnataka Janapada Parishath, is dedicated to preserve and promote folk art and culture.The exhibits include a variety of agricultural, hunting and fishing implements, weapons, house hold gadgets, masks, dolls and shadow puppets. The displays a kept in three buildings namely Lokamahal, Lokamatha Mandira and Chitrakuteera. Lokamahal is the most interesting of the three it houses folk puppets, utensils, instruments, weapons and masks. Chitrakuteera has photographs covering different aspects of folk life. The complex has an art gallery, an open-air theatre, a studio and a museum.


Channapatna

Channapatna is famous for its wooden toys and silk.Channapatna in Bengaluru These two industries form the backbone of this towns economy. Spinning tops, dolls and figures of mythological characters are made from the soft, cream coloured wood of hale tree and given a lacquered finish. Some products such as napkin holders are popular across the globe, especially in Europe and elsewhere in Asia. A visit to the Lacquer-ware Craft Complex set up by KSHDC at Kala Nagar, provides an overview of how these crafts are made. It is located 60 kms south-west from Bangalore.


Mekedatu

Is a place where river Cauvery and Arkavathi meet, because this is the place of confluence of two rivers it is called Sangam. Legend has it that the channel was so narrow that sheep would jump across, and hence the name Mekedatu (Meke = sheep/goat, datu = cross in Kannada). It is located at a distance of 93 Kms from Bangalore. The first 89Kms till Sangam can be undertaken in a vehicle, but for the last 4Kms we need to cross a river and either take a different transport bus or go walking. Gushing waters, imposing landscapes, and untouched picnic spots is what Mekedatu is all about. The Cauvery river squeezing through a narrow gorge.


Nandi Hills

One of the popular retreats of Tipu Sultan, the Tiger of Mysore,Mekedatu in Bengaluru Nandi Hills offers breathtaking getaway of the weary tourist. Tipu's Drop, a 600m high cliff face provides a magnificent panoramic view of the beautiful terrain. Nandi Hills is 60 Kms north of Bangalore. Other attractions are Tipu's Drop, Yoga Nandishvara Temple, a beautiful Chola temple, Dravidian-style Bhoganandishvara temple and Muddenahalli, hometown of Sir M. Visvesvaraya, architect of modern Karnataka at the base of the hill. In March 2005 the Toursim department decided to make Nandi Hills a popular destination by introducing a 5-star hotel, ropeway and para-sailing facility.


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TOUR NAME DURATION PLACES
 Scenic South 07 Nights & 08 Days Bangalore-Coorg-Ooty-Mysore-Bangalore
Scenic South Tour

Tour Information

  • Starting Point:
  • Bangalore

  • Ending Point:
  • Bangalore

  • Duration:
  • 07 Nights / 08 Days


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 Classical Karnataka 06 Nights & 07 Days Bangalore-Mysore-Ooty
Classical Karnataka Tour

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  • Starting Point:
  • Bangalore

  • Ending Point:
  • Ooty

  • Duration:
  • 06 Nights / 07 Days


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 The Blue Mountain Tour 06 Nights & 07 Days Bangalore-Mysore-Ooty-Kodai-Coimbatore
Blue Mountain Tour

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  • Starting Point:
  • Bangalore

  • Ending Point:
  • Bangalore

  • Duration:
  • 06 Nights / 07 Days


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