Bengaluru (also known as Bangalore) is located on the Deccan Plateau, and is the third largest metro city of Indian state & the capital of the southern Indian state of Karnataka. Bangalore is popularly known as the \\\\\\\"Silicon Valley of India\\\\\\\", and is amongst the top 10 preferred locations in the world of business. It’s the capital city of Karnataka in south India. Today Bangalore is a major IT hub and the second most fastest growing metro city of India. In 1537 a mud fort was originally built by Kempe Gowda of the Vijanagara Empire. This fort became the central part of modern Bengaluru. Later on the town in the fort was divided into smaller divisions. The town has two main street viz. chikkapete Street and the other Doddapete Street. There are lots of tourist places to visit in Bangalore, like Vidana Soudha, Attara Kacheri (High Court) and Surroundings, Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Cubbon Park, Bangalore Palace, Tipu Sultan\\\\\\\'s Palace and Fort, Ulsoor Lake, Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Crazy Waters Amusement Park any many more.
Mysore is located at the base of Chamundi Hills & is the third largest city of Karnataka state of India. Mysore is also the Cultural Capital city of Mysore Princely Kingdom. The Kingdom of Mysore was ruled by Wodeyar Dynasty who contributed to the cultural & traditional growth of the city. Thus Mysore became The Cultural Capital of Karnataka. Mysore is known for its palaces including the Mysore Palace & for the celebrations during the Dasara festival. Mysore is also popular for Mysore style of painting, Mysore Pak, the Mysore Peta (a traditional silk turban) & for the Mysore Silk Sarees. This city is also popular in mysore honeymoon packages. Some of the famous palaces are the Brindavan Gardens | Chamundi Hills | Lakes in Mysore | Mysore Zoo | Mysore Amusements | St. Philomena\\\\\\\'s Church | Amba Villas | Rajendra Villa | The Lalitha Mahal & The Jayalakshmi vilas. Mysore receives a large number of Tourists during the festive season.
Ootacamund or Udhagai or popularly known as Ooty is a beautiful & popular hill station located in Nilgiri Hills. Ooty’s Natural environment always attract tourist to visit it. Ooty greets its visitors with lofty mountains, lakes, dense forest, sprawling grasslands, miles of tea gardens, eucalyptus trees and with pleasant spring climate. Most of the economy of the town is based on tourism & agriculture. The town is well connected by road, rail & by the airways, with the rest of India. Popular place that you must visit in Ooty are Ooty Lake | Nilgiri Mountain Railway | Rose Garden | Doddabetta Peak | Pykara Lake | Stone House | Elk Hill Murugan Temple. The natural beauty of Ooty attracts international tourists in the town. Located in the Blue Mountains of the Western Ghats and with its natural beauty, Ooty attracts international & national tourists every year.
Hogenakkal is a small town in Tamil Nadu on the Tamil Nadu-Karnataka border, which is known for its waterfall. The Hogenakkal Waterfall is a famous picnic spot. It is located at a height of 750 feet in the Melagiri Hills. Its water is said to have healing powers. Hogenakkal Waterfalls, called as the Niagara of India are a sequence of falls. The wide flow of the Kaveri River gets split at this point, forms an island and plunges into a deep gulf to create one of the most beautiful waterfalls. The rocks thus get there name as Hogenakkal, which means \\\\\\\'smoking rock\\\\\\\'. This seashore bath is well-known for coracle rides and masseurs. The noise of the Kaveri River, noisy between pebbly banks, is a regular attendance at most places in Hogenakkal. An additional attraction is the diving skill of the local kids, who show somersaults for a charge. They jump from a height of approximately 30 feet into the stream and go up straight back on the rocks within seconds. Tourists can take a coracle trip from one corner of the river to the other. The coracles or spherical basket boats are enclosed with black synthetic sheets and take tourists across the waterway to the base of the falls. The best time to visit Hogenakkal is during the rainy season when the river overflows. Hogenakkal is a popular daytrip destination from Bangalore and nearby cities. It is just over 130 km from Bangalore and bus services are available from Bangalore in Karnataka and Salem in Tamil Nadu. The nearest airport is Bangalore International Airport and the nearest rail station is at Dharmapuri and Salem.