Weekend getaways from Bengaluru you can explore this monsoon

Jun 20, 2024

By: Ayush Mehrotra


Approximately 260 km from Bengaluru, Coorg is known for its lush coffee plantations, scenic landscapes, and waterfalls like Abbey Falls and Iruppu Falls. The monsoon adds a magical touch to its beauty.

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About 245 km away, Chikmagalur is famous for its coffee estates, green hills, and waterfalls such as Hebbe Falls and Jhari Falls. The rain rejuvenates the region, making it incredibly scenic.

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Around 280 km from Bengaluru, Wayanad in Kerala offers lush greenery, wildlife sanctuaries, and beautiful waterfalls like Meenmutty and Soochipara. The mist-covered hills and valleys during monsoon are a sight to behold.

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Situated approximately 270 km from Bengaluru, Ooty in the Nilgiris is a popular hill station. The monsoon brings out the best in its lush tea gardens, lakes, and botanical gardens.

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Located about 230 km away, Yercaud is a hill station in Tamil Nadu known for its coffee plantations, beautiful lakes, and scenic viewpoints. The monsoon adds a refreshing charm to this tranquil town.

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Shivanasamudra Falls

About 135 km from Bengaluru, Shivanasamudra is famous for its twin waterfalls, Gaganachukki and Bharachukki. The falls are at their most spectacular during the monsoon.

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Hogenakkal Falls

Approximately 180 km from Bengaluru, Hogenakkal Falls is often referred to as the "Niagara of India." The falls are particularly stunning during the monsoon season.

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Located around 355 km from Bengaluru, Agumbe is known as the "Cherrapunji of the South" due to its heavy rainfall. It's a great spot for trekking and experiencing lush rainforests and waterfalls.

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About 210 km away, Kabini is a great destination for wildlife enthusiasts. The Kabini River and the surrounding forest are especially beautiful during the monsoon, and it's a good time for wildlife sightings.

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BR Hills (Biligiriranga Hills)

Situated around 180 km from Bengaluru, BR Hills offer a unique blend of hill and forest ecosystems. The monsoon enhances its natural beauty, making it ideal for nature walks and wildlife spotting.

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