Situated at the foothills of Mullayanagiri range, Chikamagalur is the perfect place for a brief getaway. Venture out on a jungle safari and, if lucky, spot a tiger, herds of elephants or a pack of wild dogs. From the boat, look out for flocks of river terns with their bright yellow beaks and orange feet, fishing in the waters or nesting on the numerous islands. Listen to the sounds of the forest at night and wake up to the sight of the distant hills across the shimmering expanse of water and the early morning mist – a sight that will stay with you long after you’ve left the place.
Surrounded by lush green forests, plantations, the hills and the river Bhadra you might even consider staying here longer.
Ideally suited for those looking for a quiet getaway from their hectic city lives, this place near Mangalore is perched atop a hillock overlooking the quiet flowing Phalguni (Gurupura) river. Experience the sudden cloud bursts or the surreal beauty of intermittent drizzles during the monsoons. Breathe in the mist engulfing the green hill sides while relaxing in the balcony of your room. Test your golfing skills at the Pilikula Golf Club or take a walk to the heritage and artisan village. Soak in the marvels of nature and enjoy the scenic Phalguni river.Read More »
This place is perched on the spur of a hill in the ancient coastal town of Gokarna. This temple town is believed to be the site where Lord Shiva emerged from the ear of a cow and lies at the confluence of Aghanashini and Gangavalli rivers. Explore the shrines, relax on the beach, visit the mirjan fortand the world famous rock formations at Yana or opt for a trek through the forested hills. Not far away is the estuary inviting the intrepid traveler to explore the amazing mangrove forests and wetland birds at close quarters. Get lured by the bewitching sea and much more.Read More »
Nestled in a scenic hilly terrain surrounded with thick and lush green forests, this place is located on the banks of river Kali. A nature walk or a birding trip through the forest unravels the hidden treasures of the place. Look out for four different kinds of Hornbills. Relax and relish the North Karnataka cuisine. Dandeli is also famous for adventure sports, night camps, nature walks, boating, and angling in Kali River.
An awesome place for adventurous person in you.
BR Hills Getaway
The wilderness camp is located in this unique reserve that acts as an ecological bridge between the Western and Eastern Ghats. The campsite here is replete with its tented cottages and log huts offering a serene wildlife experience deep inside the forest. One may encounter elephants, tigers, leopards, spotted deer, sambar and barking deer at close quarters, along with the Indian Gaur. You could visit the Biligiriranganna Temple, go on a jeep safari of just chill on the hammock soaking it up the ambience and sounds of the forest.Read More »
Located within the UNESCO recognized Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Bandipur Tiger Reserve is one of the most densely populated tiger and elephant habitats in India. Enjoy the cool breeze wafting down the hillsides and the vistas while on a visit to Gopalaswamybetta. Hear the birds, relax by the campfire and watch the night sky.
Highly recommended for those passionate about nature and wildlife.
Located on the banks of Tungabhadra River, Hampi houses the well-excavated remains of the glorious and wealthy Kingdom of Vijayanagara. A UNESCO Heritage site, it is a popular place for history buffs, architecture students and travelers alike, do not go back disappointed after seeing around 500 architectural structures with amazing craftsmanship.
The place is also an escape into the wild, as it is ideally located near the Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary as well.
Located in the middle of rugged wilderness within one of the most secluded hotspots in Southern Karnataka, with the river Cauvery meandering through a stunning landscape, this camp is every nature lover’s paradise. The ambience renders most visitors awestruck with its scenery and serenity. Trek to nearby hills and return to spend the day and unwind, sans the clutter and cacophony of modern life. Watch crocodiles basking in the sun on the river bank. Spot otters emerging out of the water with a catch of fish. Enjoy watching the grizzled giant squirrel gamboling from tree to tree. A perfect place for nature lovers.Read More »
Coorg is one of the most popular getaways in Karnataka. Dotted with coffee plantations, lush green forests, mountains and perennial rivers Coorg is indeed very beautiful. The Coorgi culture and tradition is as welcoming as ever and the famed cuisine is at its hottest best.
There are many things to do right from adventure to just relaxing at a resort. You could trek along the winding trails of the coffee & spice plantations, visit elephant camp, coracle rides in the river, wildlife sanctuaries, monasteries, and local Madikeri market – all in all a wonderful getaway for you.