Trekking - Get out of the urban sprawl and soak yourself in a bevy of India’s best nature spots. From camping, to trekking to cave exploration, there are endless opportunities for adventure just a short distance from the city. Here are some of the best places to go:

  • Makalidurga - 60 kilometres from Bangalore (good for camping, hiking and trekking)
  • Ramanagara - 50 kilometres from Bangalore (good for camping and trekking)
  • Anthargange - 68 kilometres from Bangalore (good for cave exploration, hiking and rappelling) 

 

Go on a Safari - Heed the call of the wild side and venture out to Nagarhole National Park (also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park). This picturesque spot is home to a slew of wildlife, including a range of avifauna, reptiles and insects. Situated between Coorg and Mysore, this reserve is one of the most visited national parks in Karnataka.

Look out for several endangered species such as Sloth Bears, Indian Bisons, Asian Elephants, Marsh Crocodiles, Tigers and Leopards.

Visit www.thewildlifeofindia.com for more details.

 

Cycling Trails - Discover a different side to Bangalore with some of the city’s most scenic cycling trails that will take you far away from the frenzied traffic and congested roads.

ICYCLE.in offers different levels of trails that suit complete beginner to professionals. There are half-day rides, one-day rides, two/three-day rides and even a multiway cycling trek to choose from.

Visit www.icycling.in