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India Travel Guide

Bangalore

State : Karnataka Altitude : 949 metres STD Code : 080
Tourist Information - Bangalore
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Picnic Spots, Adventure Sports Zones all within a three hour travel distance

Sai Baba Ashram

The ashram is located in Whitefield at a distance of 16 km from Bangalore. Founded by Sri Satya Sai Baba, this place is easily accessible by public transportation. There are regular bhajan sessions conducted between 9-10 AM on weekdays at the Ashram. On Sundays all-day Bhajans are conducted at the Ashram.

Banerghatta National Park

At a distance of 22 kms from the city, this national park offers a great escape for nature lovers. A Crocodile Park, Serpentarium, Lion's Safari, Pet's Corner are among the attractions at Banerghatta. One can spot a bison, panthers, elephants, lion-tailed monkeys in the park.

Hesaragatta

Located at a distance of 25 kms from Bangalore, it is an ideal picnic spot. Adventure Sports enthusiasts can enjoy water sports at this location.

Ramohalli

This popular picnic spot is located at a distance of 28 kms west of the city. The place is known for its 400 year old Banyan Tree, which covers an entire area of 3 acres.

Ramanagram

This inspiring locale from the superhit Hindi Film, Sholay is a popular place for rock climbers. Adventure Sports enthusiasts try and exercise their brawns climbing the different terrains at this location 49 kms southwest of the city. Ramanagram is also known for its silk cocoon-marketing center.

Channapatna

This quaint little town 60 kms southwest of Bangalore is known for its exquisite lacquer work and colourful handcrafted wooden toys.

Shivaganga

Located in the Tumkur District at a distance of 56 kms from Bangalore, this area is known for its trekking trails.

Nandi Hills

A popular retreat for the Tiger of Mysore, Tipu Sultan, this getaway is 60 kms north of the city. Known for Tipu's Drop, a 600-metre high cliff face, the place offers breathtaking scenery.

Kolar Gold Fields

In a mood to enjoy a different kind of outing, then plan a trip to the world's deepest gold field at Kolar. At a driving distance of 98 kms from Bangalore, the fields are located at a depth of 2400 metre below the earth's surface. KSTDC can arrange for prior permission that is required to visit the fields. Visitors are allowed only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from October to February.

 

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