Experience the Magic of Diwali: Top 5 Weekend Getaways In Bengaluru

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Bengaluru: Do you see lamps and bright lights in your neighbourhood? Do you smell sweets in your house? Did you see someone with bags of new clothes and a smile on his face walking down the street? If so, then it’s that time of year.

Yes, we Indians share several festivals to celebrate. But Diwali, or Deepavali as it is known in the South, has always been the one we look forward to the most. Diwali symbolizes the victory of light over dark. It symbolizes the power to fight against all evil and the capacity to overcome difficulties and succeed in life. Diwali is celebrated by all Indians all over the world. While the celebrations vary from region to region, the essence remains the same.

It presents itself as a time of year when everyone remembers their memories of home, family, friends, and the many other things that this religious and socially significant celebration unites people around. More than just folklore is celebrated; it’s also about reliving childhood moments, spending time with relatives after a long absence, and watching fireworks light up the night sky.

This Diwali, gift your loved ones with these top 5 experiences in Bangalore, that is worth a lifetime. Diwali getaway to be precise.

Camping at Nandi Hills

Enrolling in an outdoor camping trip to the scenic Nandi Hills is one of the most thrilling things to do in Bangalore. Exhilarating hikes, delectable dinners, cosy lodgings, and a host of other fun activities, such as zip lining and bonfires, that will keep you occupied the entire time, are what define the experience.

Stargazing at Masinagudi

Situated approximately 260 kilometres from Bangalore, this eco-friendly jungle retreat is situated in the centre of Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary offers plenty of opportunities for stargazing.  Your weekend trip will be enhanced by the breath-taking view of the night sky filled with countless sparkling stars and an exciting trekking excursion through the wilderness.

Wonderful Wonderla

Spread over 82 acres of land, with a total of 60+ rides Wonderla  Bangalore has proven to be one of the greatest destinations for thrill and adventure seekers. This is one of the ideal amusement parks for thrill and adventure seekers. Wonderla has three amusement parks in Kochi, Bangalore, and Hyderabad and  Wonderla Resort, located right at the backyard of Bangalore Wonderla Amusement park. The Resort offers all luxurious rooms, fully equipped recreation areas, with all modern amenities. It serves as a home away from home for the visitors and allows them to enjoy a stress-free staycation.

Microlight Flying

One of the most highly suggested activities for thrill-seekers is Microlight flying.  It lets you observe the IT centre from 3700 to 4000 feet. Take your loved ones along for this exhilarating experience as the Light Aircraft can accommodate up to two people at a time. Seated on the flyer seat, you may see the breath-taking view of the city while feeling the rush of adrenaline.

Wildlife Safari at Bannerghatta National Park

Ideal for a family trip, especially with young ones, this place offers a variety of wildlife viewing opportunities, including jackals, porcupines, leopards, chital, sloths, and barking deer. See birds and reptiles such as ibis, sunbirds, orioles, minivets, vipers, kraits, pythons, etc.; don’t miss them. This area also houses a butterfly park and an elephant sanctuary.

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