Natural wonders and scenic sites make excellent excursion options from Bangalore. For all those with a tilt towards music and dance Nrityagram village, housing a classical dance academy is a must check out. For the adventure seekers Devarayandurga and Ramanagaram are ideal spots for trekking and rock climbing. Nandi Hill is a health resort popular with the people of Bangalore. The lovely lake and the gorgeous green valley present a picture perfect setting for holidays. Close to Bangalore is Ramohalli renowned for its big Banyan tree called Doda Alada Mara. The tree is spread across three acres of land and is worth visiting. The Banerghatta National Park is a natural retreat quite close to Bangalore.
The fabulous flora, fauna and the birds at the Banerghatta National Park attract tourists and naturalists time and again. Mysore another important tourist destination of southern India is also an interesting place to see around Bangalore. The ancient temples and monuments built by the British are must check outs in Mysore. Close to Bangalore is Whitefield Ashram. It is the summer abode of the Shri Sathya Sai Baba. The ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) Temple Complex also attracts tourist and pilgrims holidaying in Bangalore.
Make your holidays at Bangalore more enjoyable by seeing these nearby places. These places not only enhance tourism potential in Bangalore but also are worth seeing holiday spots themselves.