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Microlite Flying To Night Treks: 5 Things To Do This Weekend That Aren't Food And Drink

Suzanna posted on 09 June

Ten-Second Takeaway

Skip the pub crawl this weekend and engage in some of these activities that have nothing to do with a bowl of fries and tequila shots.

Score Metapor Racha's Beautiful Khadi Dresses And Sarees On Sale

Time to add a little more dimension to your wardrobe with some timeless khadi clothing. Do attend Metaphor Racha‘s annual discount sale of hand-spun and handwoven khadi garments and accessories at Raintree this weekend.  Metaphor Racha is a brand that has lent a contemporary twist to this traditional fabric, Their kurtas, dresses, stoles and sarees come in gorgeous dyes and delightful prints that are both fun and sophisticated. They also have home accessories like table runners, cushion covers and napkins on offer.

When: Friday, June 9 – Saturday, June 10

Where: Raintree Store, Sankey Road, Opposite ITC Windsor

Timings: 10am-9pm

Find the event on Facebook here.

Boutiques

4, Sankey Road, Opp. ITC Windsor, Kumara Park East, Sheshadripuram, Bengaluru

Fly A Microlight Aircraft

Get a bird’s eye view of the city as you fly a microlight aircraft over Namma Bengaluru. A microlight is a light aircraft with easy controls, mostly used for recreational and adventure activities. Get the chance to co-pilot this beauty, complete with a flight briefing and a feel of the controls on its boards.

Disclaimer: Flying depends on weather and visibility. Too much of fog or rain can disrupt flying. In either case, flying will be rescheduled.

When: Sunday, June 11

Where: Jakkur Aerodrome, Yelahanka Post

Price: INR 3,500, book your tickets here.

Timings: 10am-1pm

Find the event on Facebook here.

Other

Jakkur Aerodrome, Yelahanka Post, Bengaluru

How About A Laugh Riot?

Enjoy a night of comedy at Sarjapur’s Hoot Cafe & Brewery featuring stand-up sets from comedians and Chennai boys Praveen Kumar, Alexander Babu Arulanthu and Bhargav Ramakrishnan who will be bringing their best material and characteristic comic wit to the mic stand.

When: Saturday, June 10

Where: Hoot Cafe & Brewery, Block-2, situated at Kaikondrahalli, Varthur Hobli, Sarjapur Road

Price: INR 300 book your tickets here.

Timings: 8pm-10pm

Find the event on Facebook here.

Breweries

BBMP 2034/69, Block 2, Kaikondrahalli, Varthur Hobli, Sarjapur Road, Bengaluru

Go Night Trekking Under The Stars

For all you adrenaline junkies, a trek across the Shathashrunga mountain range in Anthargange is an adventure that is calling out your name. On your nightly journey, you are likely to encounter a fascinating series of caves carved from volcanic rocks, an ancient Kashi Vishwanath temple on a hill and a perennial spring that is responsible for Anthargange’s unofficial tag as the Kashi of South.

When: Saturday, June 10 – Sunday, June 11

Price: INR 1,100

Timings: 9pm-11am

Contact: +91 7838984471

Book your tickets here.

Find the event on Facebook here.

Religious Establishments

Anthargange, Near Kolar, Vibhuthipura, Karnataka

Explore The Heart Of Bangalore

Walk around, what used to be the neighbourhood of important personalities like Nobel laureate CV Raman, scientist Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, badminton world champion Prakash Padukone. Often cited as the cultural heart of Bangalore, Malleswaram is where this walk will happen. At this walk, and you will be taking a trip down memory lane and understand the history and heritage of the neighbourhood. You will be making stops at important landmarks such as a temple that dates way back to the 17th century. Get a whiff of the jasmines, tuberoses, fresh fruits and sweet incense as you walk through the colourful bazaars and old neighbourhoods Malleswaram. Make a stop midway for some hot south Indian snacks and wrap up the walk with flavourful filter coffee under a canopy of tall trees.

When: Saturday, June 10

Where: Sankey Tank, Kodandarampura, Malleshwaram West

Timings: 4.30pm-7.30pm

Price: INR 650, book your tickets here.

Find the event on Facebook here.

Tourist Attractions

Kodandarampura, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru

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