Endless spice plantations, chirping birds, meandering paths, gushing streams, an infinity pool extending into the endless valley with an amazing view, wonderful hospitality, and sumptuous food- that is how we would summarize Kurumba Village Resort.
“When you open your eyes and see a landscape which looks like a painting- too beautiful to be true, when you are blissfully caressed by the warm rays of the sun playing peek-a-boo with the sailing clouds, when the thick mid noon fog lifts up to present you a breathtaking vista of hills covered with vegetation and the dew kissed grass blades tickle your feet as you take a stroll- you know you are at Destiny !!!”
The Chiguru Homestay is located amidst the hills surrounded by lush green forests at a distance of around 20 Km from Somwarpet, 57 Km from Madikeri and 250 km from Bangalore. It is the best among the very few homestays located near Somwarpet.
An unplanned weekend trip to witness the rocky splendour of Asia’s largest monolithic, followed by a country side drive on untamed road through the lush green state forest to witness the heavens open up to pour down as you watch from a peak overlooking the backwaters of a dam almost full- so much awesomeness in a little over 120 kms round trip from Bangalore.
Located amidst the pristine evergreen and deciduous forests of the western ghats, Dandeli is one of the must-visit destinations for both adventure lovers as well as for those seeking solitude. There are a plethora of activities at Dandeli to keep you engaged. Here is a list of top 10 activities you must not miss while in Dandeli.
With its beautiful statues, golden highlights on the structures, the vibrant colours and beautiful mythological paintings on walls, The namdroling Monastery in Coorg is a photographer’s delight.
A weekend getaway to the Bannerghatta National Park is a must for anyone who visits or stays in Bangalore. Take a visual tour of the zoo through our pictures.
We sat on top of the hill doing nothing for some time appreciating the beauty of the grass covered hills and the forests below, trying to identify the resort where we stayed from the top of the hill. The human aspect looked so miniscule and humble in front of the mighty nature. It was just a small hill that we had climbed but every thing that was below looked so tiny.
If you are looking for a one-day getaway from Bangalore and are tired of visiting the usual crowded locations, here is an offbeat hilltop located at around 90 km from Bangalore. Avalakonda also known as Dhenugiri is located in the Chikkaballapur district, about 20 km off the NH 7.
Kaiwara is a small town in Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka located at a distance of about 67 kms from Bangalore. The town also has a history, known as Ekachakra Pura from Dwapara Yuga. The Pandavas from Mahabharata are believed to have lived here during their exile. The hill of Kaiwara is also called as the Bhima Bakasura betta where Bhima is believed to have slain Bakasura. The town has some very beautiful temples like the Amara Narayana swamy temple, Kaiwara tatayya temple, the Bheema lingeshwara temple, Vaikuntha- the cave where Kaiwara Tatayya meditated and attained nirvana
How would you fancy a royal stay on a hill top just a few hours drive away from Bangalore. Waking up to the chirping birds, swaying casuarina trees, a chilling mist kissing the greens. No, I m not speaking about the colonial bungalows in Coorg or Munnar or Ooty or Chikkamagalur. I m mentioning the Nandi hills which is just a two-hour drive away from Bangalore.