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Weekend Breaks From Bangalore

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Item Code: NAF307
Author: Manju Rastogi
Publisher: Outlook Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2010
ISBN: 9788189449292
Pages: 507 (Throughout Color Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.0 inch x 5.0 inch
weight of the book : 520 gms
Outlook Traveller

What are your options for a Weekend trip from Bangalore? Lots, actually….

• Sublime beaches on the coasts of Karnataka, North Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
• Incredibly green rolling hills with lush plantations and thriving forests in the Nilgiris, Coorg and Malnad . .
• Secluded spots along the pretty banks of a playful Cauvery or the Serene Kabini.
• Irresistible stay options in jungles, coffee estates and colonial bungalows, on beaches river banks and lakesides.
• For adventure enthusiasts there’s water spots, trekking, rafting, safaris, angling, boat/ coracle rides, nature walks….. .
• Wildlife lovers can look forward to seeing elephant herds, bison, the Nilgiri tahr, bat colonies and some amazing birds.
You will also get our regular updated information for each destination: how to Reach, Where to stay and Eat, En Route Halts for meals and loo breaks. Plus, an Access Chart and a Train Reckoner

 

Contents

 

South Karnataka 19
Bannerghatta National Park Locking Eyes with cats 21
Bheemeshwari Discauvery wekkend 27
Sangam and Mekedatu I kokrebellur Pelicanry 30
Galibore And the River Flows on 32
Muthathi Village 34
Shivanasamudram The Forest in Your Backyard 35
Srirangapatana The Beckoning lsle 40
Ranganthittu Bird Sanctury 44
Mahadevapura I kere Tonnur 47
Mysore The World's Heritage City 48
Brindavan Gardens I Nanjagud I Somanathapur 57
Br Hills As wild As it gets 58
Bandipur Mudumala in the Foothills fo the Blue Mountains 63
Jungle Retreat 67
Himad Gopalaswamy Betta I Mukurthi Np 74
Sravanabelagola Dhavala Sarovara Saint fo the Silver Lake 75
Nandi Hills A Byte-sized Paradise 81
Muddenahalli 84
Coorg 85
Nagarhole National Park Where the River Runs Wild 87
Kabini Pachyderm Palaces 93
Orange County Resort 96
Brahmagiri Wildlife Sancturay The Ridge Acorss Forever 101
Dubare Kaveri's Secret Treasure Trove 107
Bylakuppe 110
Harangi Dam I Nisargandhama I Veerabhoomi 115
Siddapur Livin' La vida Mocha 116
Orange County Resort 118
Gonikoppal 122
Madikeri Coffee Nama 122
The Rainforest Retreat 124
Bhagamandala I Talacauvery 128
kakkabe God's Own Attic 129
Palce Estate 132
Karada 134
West and Central Karantaka 135
Halebid Carved in Stone 137
Belur 140
Chikmagalur in Coffee Country 143
The Serail Chikmagalur 146
Kemmannagundi A Monarch's Retreat 149
Bhadra Wildife Sanctuary Magical World 151
Shivgiri Trails Your Very Own Tiger Den 153
River Tern Lodge Natutre Bountyland 157
Kukke Subrahmanya Sacred Earth in th Hills 161
Dharmasthala 166
Kudremukh The Mocha Mountains 169
Kalasa I Horanadu 172
Karkala The Giants in the Ghats 173
Moodabidri 175
Mangalore Port of Many Colours 179
Ulla Dargah I Tannirbhavi Beach I Someshwar Beach I panambur beach I surathkal Beach I kateel 188
Udupi India's Favourite Kitchen 190
Kaup Beach I st mary's isles I Malpe 195
Marvnthe The sea, the River and the Highway 197
Ootinane I Kodachadri Hills 199
Murudeshwar Kitsch-cooing by the sea 201
Bhatkal I Netrani island 204
Honnemardu Linganamakki's Emerald isle 207
Jog Galls I tyavarekoppa I sagar I nagavalli 210
Hampi The Lost Empire 213
sandur 218
The Nilgiris 221
Thirunelly Heal Station 223
kuruvandweep 226
Fringe Ford Estate The Charming Old Bungalow 230
Sulthan Bathery A Farewell to Arms 233
Tranquil Resort 238
Vythiri Rainforest Hideaway 241
Bellikkal 36 Hairpin Bends to Heaven 251
Ooty Eat, Sing and BE Merry 256
Pykara Falls and Lake 264
Coonoor Misty Misty, Nice Nice 265
Toy Train in the Blue Mountains 267
Ketty 271
Red Hills The Lake Less Travelled 272
Tamil Nadu and Puducherry 277
Hoggenakkal Falls Cauvery's Playground 279
Yelagiri Hills A Half horse Town 284
Jalagamparai Waterfalls I Vellore 288
Yercaud in Clive's Footsteps 289
Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary The Bird Paradise 294
Karikili Bird Sanctuary 297
Fisherman's Cove A Dutch Treat 298
Mammallapuram Heritage Village by the Sea 300
Sadras I Crocodile Bank I Kovalam 305
The Dune Seaside Surprise 306
Indira Gandhi Wildife Sanctuary On Top of the World 308
Aliyar Monkey Falls 313
Palani Hills in Search of Murugan 314
Elephant Valley Rustic Charms 318
Kodaikanal Unwrap with care 321
Mannavannur lake 328
Beri-Jam Lake 330
Auroville I Serenity Beach I Quiet Beach 340
Long Weekenders 341
Dandeli Wildlife SanctuaryA civilised Wildlife reserve 343
Gokarna Doyble Nirvana in Shiva's Town 347
Karwar IN the Footsteps of Rabindranth Tagore 351
Nersa Going Betty On a Weekend 355
Badami Cradle of Temple Architecture 358
Bekal Fort beachcomber's Bonanza 363
Thalassery Drumbats of Another Age 366
Kozhikode the spice of Malabar 370
Palakkad Fields of Gold 374
Nelliyampathy Far From the Madding Crowd 378
Kochi Queen of the Arabian sea 382
Kamarajar Valley Drive into your Dreams 386
Karaikudi Chettinadu on a Platter 390
Specials 393
An Evening with Grover and son by cy Gopinath 394
SwalpaAdjusht Maadi by Priya Ganapathy 396
The waiter who couldn't Forget by cy Gopinath 398
Karadi Days by mahesh Dattani 400
The Khedda Operation by sunaad raghuram 402
Mythical Malgudi by manu joseph 404
The golden Chariot by ranee sahaney 407
Around Bangalore  
Adventure 411
Amusement parks 412
Resorts 413
Places to go 424
Wellness Breaks 430
Information  
Access at a Glance 12
Train Reckoner 14
How to use the book 16
Tourist Offices 446
Travel Helplines Air, Rail and Road 448
En Route Halts 450
Accommodatio Listings 456
Go there for 498
Recommended Reading 500
Glossary 502
About the Authors 505
Route Guides  
South Karnataka 20
Coorg 86
West and Central Karantaka 136
The Nilgiris 220
Tamil Nadu and Puducherry 278
North West Karnataka 342
Kerala 362
Around Bangalore 410

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