today we will be looking at some of the many hill stations located near Bangalore which is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. Vacationing spots are becoming more and more popular these days, as people are starting to use travelling as the activity of choice when they acquire their long deserved break from their work and the hectic lifestyles of their daily lives. Recently we can find that India has grown to become one of the hotter tourist spots and is becoming more and more frequented by tourist every year.
Horsley Hills station
Yelagiri Hills Station
The Yelagiri hill station is an ideal place to visit if you are seeking for some peace and quiet. The station is surrounded by a cool and calm atmosphere which is ideal for balancing out a stressed out mind and bringing peace to a person. Any visitor will surely be taken aback by the hills natural beauty, undisturbed calmness and its uniformly pleasant weather. Near the Yelagiri hill station is the Infamous Punganoor Lake. At this lake you can choose between fun activities like boat rowing or boat pedaling. Asides from that Yelagiri Hill is also home to Velvan temple which is a temple dedicated to Lord Murugan. The temple features a huge stature of Gadothgajan in its front, and during the months of July to August, multiple festivals are held here. The festivals held will surely enlighten you more about this amazing culture and will have you leaving this place with much nostalgia.
Yercaud Hill Station
Nandi Hill station
The Nandi hills are located at an altitude of 1478 meters above sea level, and are the source of many of Karnataka’s rivers. The hills are named after Lord Shiva’s bull. The Hill station is well known for its many temples like the Yoga Nandishvara Temple, and the Bhoga Nandishwara Temple. The hills are also blessed with pleasant weather all year round as well as a notable amount of floral life.