Top weekend getaways from Bangalore

This Independence Day weekend, head out to these cool destinations near Bangalore.

Coorg – Stay in a cosy homestay amidst a coffee plantation and enjoy some home-cooked Coorgi delicacies.

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Mysore – Head out for a dose of history and culture. Visit the Palace, the KRS dam and Vrindavan garden and the Chamundi Hills.

Ooty – the verdant tea gardens of the Queen of Hills beckon for a short sojourn.

Udupi – hit the backwaters of Udupi, St.Mary’s Island and the expanse of the Malpe beach. For a dose of tradition, visit the temples that Udupi is known for.