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Old 28th April 2008, 14:12   #1
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Default Best place for a 2-3 day trip around Bangalore for elders

I am trying to take my parents for a short trip. Since my father has knee pain, tough places which involve climbing/stair are ruled out.

Coastal areas are too hot around this time.

Can you suggest some good places for them to see around Bangalore?

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Old 28th April 2008, 15:02   #2
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Default list of places...

Depnds on the objective of the vacation... Religion/Pilgrimage, relaxation etc.,

There is a good list of places on the net..
The below URL has the spreadsheet listing about 50 odd places..


Mysore, Muddumalai, Masinagudi, BR Hills, Madikere, Kabini towards the west ( Mysore Road )

Yercaud, Yellagiri towards Hosur. Plenty of accomodation available on the net.

Horseley Hills towards Tirupati. APTDC has a resort here.

There are some travelouges on T-BHP that you can browse for places in Karnataka..

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head for the hills to beat the heat.. i guess they will enjoy it

or else .. try the jungles.. bandipur, nagarhole etc..
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Originally Posted by rajshenoy View Post
head for the hills to beat the heat.. i guess they will enjoy it
I second that.Coorg(Madikere) however was not very cool when we went there last week.In fact the Sun was pretty harsh after 10'oclok making it pretty much uncomfortable for a hill station.Try Oooty if the rush is not an issue you.Horsley hills...There is nothing to see around, just a pleasant climate and thats all.
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I second aravindwarrier. I went to Dubare Jungle Lodges last weekend and th place was hot. You should definitely be trying Ooty, Kodai or Yercaud.
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Or you could even try Kemmannagundi. It is great to be there this time of the year...slightly cool and close by for you to drive down to. Keeping in mind your father's knee problems.

Let us know what you decide. Have a great trip.
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