Bangalore excursions would help you unwind amidst scenic surroundings and adventurous destinations.
Bannerghatta National Park (19 km)
Established in 1971, Bannerghatta National Park is part of the Nilgiris-Eastern Ghats Reserve (NEGR). Regarded the largest elephant reserve in the country, the NEGR is the abode to over 2500 Asiatic elephants. You can avail of lion and elephant safaris that will take you to the innermost regions of the Park.
Whitefield (16 km)
Whitefield is renowned for being the location of Sathya Sai Baba’s ashram Brindavana and the International Tech Park, one of India’s first IT parks. The serene ambience of Brindavana attracts pious devotees in large numbers. The Tech Park plays host to some of the world’s top IT companies.
Nrityagrama (28 km)
Located northwest of Bangalore, this unique dance village was established by late Odissi dancer Protima Gauri to revive Indian classical dance forms. Upholding the age-old guru-shisya parampara, Nrityagrama offers long-term study of classical dance and allied art subjects. In February, during the annual fest of Vasantha Habba, there is an all-night dance and music performance when renowned Indian classical musicians perform.
Shivaganga (58 km)
A popular excursion around Bangalore, the Shivaganga hill offers a panoramic view of the scenic valley beneath. The unique feature of the hill is that it looks like a bull (Nandi) from the East, a Ganesha from the West, a Linga from the South and a cobra from the North. A flight of steep steps will lead you to the shrines of Gavi Gangadhareshwara Cave temple and Honnadevi temple.