Sakleshpur is a hill station around 250 KMS from Bangalore . It recieves highest rainfall in the region due to which its green almost throughout the year. The true beauty of Sakleshpur can be explored in Oct to Jan timeframe which is just after the rains are over. Weather is good throughout the year and its neither very hot or very cold. In winter you will have to carry sweaters, jackets etc. Sakleshput is surrounded with lofty green hills (of western ghats) full of coffee, cardamom, pepper and areca plantations. The sheer Bio-diversity of the region will excite you.
Generally outdoor activities are restricted during rainy season. Bangalore rains are never consistent. It rains in one part of the city and dry in other parts. Traffic jams are big problem during rainy season. People generally restrict themselves from going out and staying inside during rains. However there are some activities which are enjoyable during rains, which I have listed below.
Bangalore is a happening city. There is a lot of activities , attractions and Things to do within the city limits. You will not have a boring weekend ever if you plan it well. Below I have listed 53 different kind of activites and attractions in Bangalore. Some of them are commercial but worth exploring. The list will keep growing. You can even combine activities if they are in same area. I have tried to restrict myself as much as possible to things within the city limits. However some excursions are so close I thought they are worth mentioning below.
Here is my Travelouge, of Waynad in Oct 2009. Day1: Left Blore 6:10 AM, reach mysore 8:15 AM had breakfast in some hotel there. Headed to Wayanad from there. Roads where good almost entire way. After Mysore it was only 2 lane road. It was raining but that did not slow us down. Total distance to Wayanad would be around 290 kms.Upon reaching the border of Kerala (Wayanad) you will start seeing good greenary, and bamboo plantations. Stop there take some pics.
Wonderla is an amusement park near Bangalore. Its on Mysore Road. You will see signs of Wonderla and its around 2 KMs from Mysore Road. We decided to goto Wonderla Mid-March on Sunday. There is heavy rush on Sunday but its okay since the park remains open upto 7 PM. The weather was very hot around 35 to 36 deg C. We packed some Clothes for water ride and Took One umbrella for hot sun. It was my wife, daughter and Parents around 72 years.
I was searching for some good resorts which are not too heavy on pocket yet they provide a good day outing on Saturday and Sunday. Depending upon your mood you can select from any of these below. I am sure reading the description below you will find the right one for your weekend getway trip from Bangalore
I have given the website details below, so you can visit for more details. This will help you cut through the crap of 100s of available resorts and quickly decide on the best ones.