Weekend escapes near Bangalore

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Despite how lovely Bangalore is, sometimes you simply need to get away from how busy a massive city is. You need time to reset, to connect with a part of yourself that cannot surface in the city.  This rejuvenation process takes different forms for different people. For some it may be a relaxing couple of days at an Ayurvedic Spa, for others, maybe a difficult trek to see the sunset, or maybe a visit to a place of historic and cultural value.

To attempt to cater to most people’s interests, we compiled a list of places that will get you fresh and ready to tackle work come Monday morning!

1. Wayanad

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Wayanad is located 265kms southwest of Bangalore. For those who live in a city, it can be a wonderful experience to get out into the mountains and the jungle. Wayanad is just that place with lush green forests teeming with wildlife, it is sure to bring out the child in everyone!

2. Pondicherry

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Pondicherry is located about 310kms from Bangalore, and is perfect for anyone who loves the sea. Pondicherry used to be a French enclave, and that is still quite prevalent, the city is a beautiful collage of French and Indian flavors. The city has everything, from markets to cafes, and amazing beaches of course!

3. Chikmagalur

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Chikmagalur is a quaint little town of coffee plantations. Because of the climactic conditions coffee requires to grow, Chikmagalur has excellent weather year-round. Wonderful weather nestled in lush greenery is sure to alleviate any stress!

4. A Bangalore Staycation

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Image: Soukya.com

Maybe all you need over the weekend is to pamper yourself to some Ayurvedic spa treatments. There are multiple options around Bangalore to try out, like Soukya, awarded India’s best wellness center, or Shreyas, for a Yogic lifestyle weekend.