The imposition of night curfew between December 26 to January 1 and a ban on New Year Celebrations has compelled many to greet the New Year differently this time! So, tens and thousands of people are forced to begin the New Years on an unconventional note.
Fret not! We understand the real-time problems, so we bring you some of the best New Year getaways near Bangalore that are too good to resist! Have a look!
1. Getaways for beach lovers!
What is more satisfying than frolicking at the beach? If you have kids, you can play in the sand and even enjoy a mighty dive into the sea. We all have a child inside of us, and beaches are an excellent place to let them out! Bangalore is close to many winter destinations, especially beaches. Mangalore, Udupi, Gokarna, Trasi, Udupi, Pondicherry, Karaikal, St. Mary's Island, Kozhikode, to name a few, are just a few hours' drive from Bangalore.
2. Getaways for families!
If all of these incredible choices are too much to handle, we have a natural option for you - Head to the ever beautiful town, Mysore. It is just a couple of hours' drive from Bangalore. An amalgamation of history, spirituality, and culture - Mysore is a one-stop destination that offers anything and everything to people from all walks of life! Visit the very well known art gallery - Jaganmohan Palace, The Grand Mysore Palace, spot lions and cheetahs at one of the most magnificent and most popular zoos in India - Mysore Zoo or St. Philomena's Church, to feel blessed. Take a walk up the Chamundi Hills, take a boat ride in Karanji Lake or watch the musical fountain show at Brindavan Gardens. Ditch the cacophony of city life, and visit the peaceful and charming town of Mysore.
3. Getaways for adventure seekers!
Hotspot like Dandeli is an excellent adventure cum sightseer destination. Partake in the extraordinary kayaking, whitewater rafting, canoeing, and other fun-water activities on the Kali River. Experience an adrenaline rush like never before! The wildlife park here will stupefy you with its tranquillity! Beat all your fears and stress of 2020 and welcome 2021 with enthusiasm!
4. Getaways for nature lovers!
Live the good old Malgudi days at Agumbe Village. Endure warm hospitality, delightful food or trek down the Jogigundi Falls, and make buddies with the harmless snakes at the conservatory here. Out of all the fascinating things to do Agumbe, the daybreak of Kundadri will leave your tongue-tied! Give your new year an exciting heads up by experiencing enchanting daylight on the 1st January at Kundadri. The geographic location of Bangalore makes it an excellent place to make getaways or take a vacation. With limitless options, your New Year is sure to be unique and a memorable one!
5. Getaways for wildlife enthusiasts!
If you happen to be an animal lover or nature's adherent, New Year plans just got better for you! Visit Ranganathitu Bird Sanctuary, a popular and tranquil getaway for families and friends, which is sure to make your vacation worthwhile! Rejuvenate your mind and body by listening to the sweet chirpings of the adorable birds. Sighting Spoonbills, Kingfisher, Storks, etc. will leave your tongue-tied, guaranteed! And in case you are intrigued in seeing some wildlife, visit Bandipur National Park. It is home to over 1000 animals, including Tigers, Gaur, Indian Elephants, Vipers, and Dung Beetles.
6. Getaways that make an excellent road trip!
Talakaveri, Irruppu Falls, Tibetan Buddhist Golden Temple, Nisargadhama, Dubbare, Bhagamandala, Abbey falls, Wayanad, and Yercaud are just a few hours' drive from Bangalore! All you got to do is take-charge, get your vehicle's tank filled and hit the roads! You can enjoy diverse activities there, and if you don't want to indulge in any thrill-seeking activities, then you can chill, relax and immerse in the lap of nature.