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5 Reasons To Visit Skandagiri Hills This Weekend

Weekends are the biggest stress busters to us! It was a few months ago when we planned to go for a weekend getaway that was within our budget. Hill stations were our choice but it was a big NO to Ooty, Kodaikanal, Nandi hills. After browsing on the web and taking inputs from friends, we decided to visit Skandagiri Hills.

We finally decided on this little place located at just 70 km from Bangalore, with breathtaking views. But there’s a lot more to the place beside the breathtaking views. Take a look

The Best Place To Trek

En route to the peak
En route to the peak

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Are you a fitness freak? Or, do you love to trek? Skandagiri hills, a place rich in spiritual heritage, allows you to do some exercise and shed a few pounds before you reach your destination. Take permission from the forest guard and start your trek. Guess what? You feel like you’re in the Himalayas as you trek higher and higher. All you need is a good pair of shoes and water bottles to hydrate yourself during the trek.

Note: You can trek from as early as 4 am and park your vehicle at the starting point.

You Feel At Top Of The World. Literally!

View from top of the world
View from top of the world

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Have you ever heard someone saying that he/she is at the top of the world? Now, you can feel it physically!

When you trek to higher places, you can feel the clouds kissing you. Towards the end of the cliff, you feel like the world is in your hands. Not to forget, the fresh air and happiness can leave you refreshed. Do not forget to click lots of pictures.

Witness Sunrise And Sunset Within Your Vicinity

View of the amazing sunrise
View of the amazing sunrise

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Who does not love to admire the sunrise and sunset? Perhaps, the southernmost tip of India which is Kanyakumari is famous for those views. But, viewing from the peak is a different experience. Skandagiri hills allow you to enjoy the sunrise.

Amazing And Quaint Temples And Forts You Should Not Miss

Abandoned temple
Abandoned temple

Image Credit: Mariss Travels

Skandagiri hills have a fort that was conquered by Tipu Sultan. You can just see a few walls of the fort. What is so special is the place surrounding it that you can use to tent in the night time. During your visit, you will also be able to see Skandagiri temple and a few ancient stone pillars where you can stop by and relax.

A Trip That Is Within Your Budget

Skandagiri forest reception centre
Skandagiri forest reception centre

Image Credit: Treebo

If you’re on a budget but still don’t want to compromise on a fun and beautiful weekend, then Skandagiri hills is your best choice. At just Rs 250 as the entry fee, you can have a wonderful weekend that will leave you refreshed.

Get ready to enjoy this weekend!

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