Bangalore is the IT hub of the country with skyscrapers that are jaw dropping and monuments and gardens always crowded. However, once you step out of the hustle and bustle of the city life, the outskirts of Bangalore has much to provide content to the heart and provide with the much needed break in the nature itself. The flora and fauna surrounding the city provides for great wildlife resorts which can be explored and enjoyed in times of distress.
1. The Wilds at Northern Hay, Madhumalai
At a distance of 240kms from Bangalore, there is a wildlife resort which was earlier a warehouse for coffee. It is a cosy accommodation located amidst the coffee plantations which makes the residents feel relaxed and also calms down their stressed minds with its beautiful scenic view. The Wilds provides with four bedrooms, all en suite, a dining space, a drawing room and some marvelous locations to just sit idle and admire the nature. There is also a tree house for a different experience altogether.
2. The Serai, Kabini
Serai Kabini understand the needs and requirements of its visitors, providing them with a classy taste of the luxurious property which is right at the edge of the River Kabini. Located at a distance of 150kms from Bangalore, provides the residents with special rooms along with soul soothing massage facilities. The lush green surrounding of forest spread on the banks of the river which is well protected zone of wildlife, acts as a fearless space for various varieties of birds and animals of smaller species.
3. The Windflower, Bandipur
Bandipur is famous as one of the ideal vacations around Bangalore and it is only 220kms away from the city. The place welcomes all the tourists with its rich collection of fauna and flora and the scenic charm which every wildlife enthusiast longs for. In such a setting, The Windflower provides with the most comfortable stay with rooms in categories such as Studio, Villa and Suite. The restaurant of the resort serves healthy and delicious food. They also provide with the option of private dining.
4. Gorukana Resort, BR Hills, Chamarajnagar
At a distance of 200kms from the city and on the BR Hills, this is an exclusive and eco-friendly property that aims to provide with the best possible facilities to its guests. One gets the feeling of staying in close contact with Mother Nature with its wilderness and joy. The three types of accommodations available are cottages, tree house and tents, each an experience in itself. Club it with Ayurvedic Therapy and this makes a perfect getaway.
5. The Kings Sanctuary Jungle Resort, Nagarhole, Mysore
Mysore is not only famous for its historical beauty, but also for this pollution free and peaceful wildlife resort which is located in Hunsur Taluk, approximately 180kms from the Bangalore. It is an eco-friendly resort which has a 34 acres of mango orchids and lawns. Accommodation options available are suites and cottages and the swimming pool is the best place to relax after a tiring day of wildlife safari.