Bengaluru is the IT hub of India, and therefore, it is no surprise that Bengaluru residents are always on a lookout for a getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. And what better place to unwind than going to a hill station? Interestingly, Karnataka is blessed with many hill stations and most of them are close to Bengaluru. So here is a list of hill stations that you can visit near Bengaluru to get the Himachal vibes.
1. Nandi Hills
Located in the beautiful south state of India, Karnataka, Nandi Hills is a hill fortress. There are a series of breathtaking hillocks making it the perfect place to relax in the lap of nature. As the world’s highest mountain, Nandi hills is a cyclist’s dream and cycling to this place is a total must experience. The lofty altitude, the clouds afloat with fantastic terrain.
For all nature enthusiasts, Coorg, a region of Karnataka surrounded by formidable mountains and a perpetually foggy landscape, is the place to be. This well-known coffee-producing hill village is well-known for more than just its stunning, verdant hills and the streams that run straight through them.
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At a height of 3400 feet, Chikmagalur is located in the foothills of the Mullayanagiri Range in Karnataka. This hill station is very famous and is known as the “Coffee Land Of Karnataka’. Chikmagalur is renowned for its tranquil surroundings, verdant woods, and high mountains. Another amazing thing about here are the mesmerising and aroma filled tea and coffee plantations.
Off the Magadi road, 60 kilometres west of Bengaluru, is a hill called Savandurga. It is regarded as one of Asia’s biggest monolithic hills. It consists of two hills, Billigudda and Karigudda, and features a temple at the foot of one of the hills, as well as a pond close by. The place offers the most serene atmosphere and delightful sunsets and sunrises too. The place is also famous for medicinal shrubs and plants.
5. BR Hills
The BR Hills or the Biligiriranga Hills is a beautiful heaven nestled beautifully between Eastern and Western ghats. The place is blessed with a variety of flora and fauna. Bangalore to BR Hills is one of the most popular road trips in Karnataka. The location of the place is such that it offers many opportunities for adventures.
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