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  • Places to visit near Bangalore encircles coffee plantations stays in Coorg, Wildlife jeep safari at Wayanad, River rafting at Dandeli, the hippy culture & the beach trek in Gokarna (20% Off) and trekking at Ramanagara. Moving ahead with the distance, list widens itself to Kodaikanal, Munnar, Pondicherry, Ooty, Wayanad, Gokarna, Dandeli, Kochi, Dudhsagar Falls, and Jog Falls.

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    These places near Bangalore offers activities that give an unforgettable experience. You can choose to 
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    The neighbourhood encompasses beaches, woods, waterfalls, river streams and of course, the favourite hill stations. If you are making a mind of visiting these places, don't worry, these places offer you a wide variety of beautiful resorts along with all the modern amenities. The resorts are one of its kinds. All type of resorts such as luxury resorts with five-star amenities, budgeted resorts, resorts with pool and spa all these options are available in the places which are a must visit near Bangalore.

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  • Must Visit Places near Bangalore

  • 01Coorg


    Getting tired of the hectic work? Don't Worry! Kick-start your weekend trip and have some refreshing moments in Coorg. This stunning landscape gives adventure and fun at the same time to its tourists. Among other tourist places near Bangalore, Coorg is best to do leisure activities and to taste some exquisite cuisines.

    Located in the Western Ghats of the Sahyadri Mountains, Coorg gives you an ample of tourist spots. Starting from waterfalls to mountains, boat riding to trekking, they have a range of options to make their travellers engaged and entertained throughout their journey.


    Camping, Trekking, Rafting, Jeep Safari.


    Abbey Falls, Chiklihole Reservoir, Dubare Elephant Camp, Harangi Dam, Honnamana Kere Lake, Omkareshwara Temple, Madikeri Fort, Mallalli Falls.

    Distance from Bangalore: It is 265 km from Bangalore.
  • 02Chikmagalur


    Chikmagalur hill station embraces the picturesque beauty of nature accentuated by the famous coffee plantations, highest peaks, and mesmerizing waterfalls. This vibrant landscape has its own charm and attracts many trekkers, explorers, and nature admirers other than pilgrims, and family tourists.

    Chikmagalur attracts more tourists during September and March, where they delve into every interesting ride and enjoy a memorable respite with their buddies.


    Tea Plantation, Camping, Sightseeing, Water Rafting, Coffee Yatra Museum, Trekking.


    Kudremulk National Park, Mullayanagiri, Hebbe Falls, Baba Budangiri (Datta Peeta), Kemmangundi, Kallathigiri Falls, Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Sharadamba Temple. 

    Distance from Bangalore: It is 243 km away.

  • 03Nandi Hills

    Nandi Hills
    Nandi Hills also called as Nandidurg situated at a height of 4700 ft above sea level, and it is famous for the Sunrise view in the early morning. It is one of the most exciting places to visit near Bangalore, where one can love the alluring nature and a soothing breeze at the same time.

    This place has a perfect mix of beautiful sceneries and significant monuments, where one can refresh in the midst of hills on one side and get surprised with the historical facts of Tipu’s Summer Palace on the other. However, the best time to visit here is during the summer season.


    Cycling, Biking, Paragliding, Melkote Nandi Ride, Day Trek, Camping.


    The Nandi Temple, Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple, Bheemeshwari Wildlife Sanctuary, Amruth Sarovar, Tipu’s Palace and Fort, Nehru Nilaya, Brahma Ashram, Tipu’s Drop, and Muddena Halli Museum.

    Distance from Bangalore: It is located at a distance of 61 km.
  • 04Ramanagara


    The land of Gabbar Singh is covered in granite rocks and boulders. With sparse vegetation peeking out of the topography here and there, this place is reminiscent of Sholay and Gabbar’s tyranny. This is another best places to visit near Bangalore.

    Situated about 55 km from Bangalore, Ramanagara is one of the few places near Bangalore which is a favorite haunt among those who want to indulge in some adventure activities over the weekend near Bangalore.

    Ramanagara offers a terrain that is ideal for trekking, rappelling, cave exploration, etc and is hence frequented by nature and adventure enthusiasts throughout the year. Check out the 
    best day outings in Bangalore for the most fun.

    Distance from Bangalore:
     55 km

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  • 05Kanakpura

    Located at a comfortable distance of about 60km from the main city of Bangalore, Kanakpura is perfect for that quick weekend getaway that you want to go to. With tall and beautiful mountains skirting the beautiful Hosadoddi Lake, it is a destination that is invigorating as well as richly endowed in landscapes that are perfect for an adventurous escape.

    Surrounded by the Banathimari Forest and the Banathimari Peak rising in its midst, it is perfect for all of those who want to fill their hearts with adventure and lungs with pure mountain air.

    Distance from Bangalore: 60 km

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  • 06 Dandeli

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    How would it look like if we brought together the best of both worlds? The hilly region of Karnataka’s the Western Ghats and the fascinating views of Goa! Experience this twin delight in the town of Dandeli. Located in Uttara Kannada, or the Northern Karnataka, the hill station- cum-town of Dandeli is an emerging hotspot for adventure lovers. Based in the vicinity of the Supa Dam Reservoir, this small town at a little over 500 km from Bangalore are a water sports hub and an adventure destination.

    With a variety of things to do in Dandeli, it becomes difficult to choose one activity that you can take on first. From kayaking in the calm waters of Kali River to rafting in its rapids, from trekking to the top of Haligudda Hill for photography to an adventurous overnighter at the Bison River Resort, Dandeli’s adventurous side will delight you wonderfully. If you are interested in wildlife, the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary proudly claims to be in an advantageous position for the same as well, with many listings for forest and wildlife experiences for adventurers.

    Another great reason for the popularity of Dandeli is the ease of access and connectivity that the town has with major cities nearby. Getting to Dandeli from Pune, Mysore, Coorg, Madikeri and Goa is a cake walk, resulting in the kind of influx of people who seek the same adventures.

    And no, Dandeli is not just a place for people to come and experience adventures, and then leave without staying for the whole deal. The charm of Dandeli is in staying here as well in one of the many charming places to stay in Dandeli. With stays in the jungle to an adventurous stay at the Bison River Resort to nature stay in Dandeli’s lap, the kind of experiences that one can have even in the comfort of their stay locations is enough of a reason to stay here for at least a night. A photographer’s paradise and an adventurer’s abode, Dandeli deserves all the attention that it has been getting in the past many years, and to disembark from the common wagon, you must visit Dandeli at least once in your lifetime.

  • 07Antaragange

    Antaragange is situated at a distance of 70 km from Bangalore. Antaragange is an excellent example of nature’s creativity. Strewn with rocks and boulders, Antaragange has some excellent caves that have formed from volcanic rocks.

    So if you are fond of cave exploration and trekking, Antaragange is the perfect place for a weekend getaway. With a fairly easy terrain for trekking and cave exploration, Antaragange offers an enjoyable weekend in the lap of nature.

    Distance from Bangalore: 70 km

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  • 08Sakleshpur


    Rich in biodiversity, Sakleshpur opens up to you with green delights and rare sights of fauna. Discover this place with a trek to Ombattu Gudda peak. Perched at 971 m above sea level, it is considered as the highest peak in the Western Ghats range. Meaning ‘nine hills’, this place is called so because it has nine continuous humps.

    It is surrounded by Shiradi Srisla, Kabinale and Balur Reserve Forests. Animals spotted here include tiger, leopard, jungle cat, barking deer, gaur, sloth bear, and wild elephant. Always dressed in fog & mist, places to visit & activities in Sakleshpur are no less than heaven.

    Where to Stay: Best places to stay in Sakleshpur

    Distance from Bangalore: 
    221 Km

  • 09Wonderla


    Set in the country’s largest amusement park, Wonderla resort is a beautiful amalgamation of fun and luxury. Spacious rooms fitted with all modern amenities, the resort offers high-class service and access to the amusement park during your stay at the resort.

    Tastefully done rooms overlooking the park offer the utmost comfort and relaxation. It is the best place to visit in Bangalore with kids. Splurge on the mouthwatering delicacies at ‘Woods’, the resort’s multi-cuisine restaurant or spend an evening lounging at their Swedish rest-o-bar ‘Red Ice’.

    Pamper yourself with some luxury at the Wonderla resort, which is about 35 km from Bangalore. Wonderla is definitely the perfect weekend getaway for people looking for some luxury and relaxation places around Bangalore.

    Distance from Bangalore:
     35 Km

  • 10Shivanasamudra


    Shivanasamudra or Shiva Samudram is one of the best enthralling places for new-age travellers situated in Mandya District. The Shivanasamudra Falls is listed among the top 100 waterfalls in the world, for its cascading waterfalls, lush green surroundings, and soothing weather. Moreover, it is the place where River Cauvery cleaves into two.

    For adventure-seekers, it is a perfect sight to behold for a weekend getaway. Thus, without any second thought, plan a trip to Shivanasamudra and relish the time with your dear ones.

    Between July and October is the ideal time to visit.


    Coracle rides and Picnic.


    Shivanasamudra Falls, Cauvery River, Barachukki and Gaganachukki Falls, Talakad Temple, Shimshapura Falls, Sri Someshwara Temple, Shimsha Dam, and Cauvery Wildlife.

    Distance from Bangalore: It is 132 km from Bangalore.

  • 11Wine Tour in Ramanagara

    Wine Tour in Ramanagara

    While you are in Bangalore, this is one of the best places to visit near Bangalore. Wine aficionados can treat themselves to a fun and informational wine tour. The salubrious weather and fertile soil of Bangalore aid the growth of grapes. This, in turn, has led to the mushrooming of wineries around the city. One of them is the Heritage Winery. 

    On their tour, you can unravel what goes behind the makings of fine wine. Amble through the refreshing vineyards; learn how to see, swirl, sniff, and sip the drink from the experts. And to top it, get to indulge in a wine tasting session too!

    Where to stay: Best & most relaxing places to stay in Ramnagara

    Distance from Bangalore:
     55 km

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  • 12Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta Night Trek, Kanakapura

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    About the Destination:

    The Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta is an admired night trek site that houses the mystical Rangaswamy temple at the summit. Located at an accessible location of 80km from Bangalore, this prime trekking site offers a remarkable trek experience with a magnificent view of the picturesque backdrops.

    Accessible through two different routes: Bangalore-Mysore Highway or Kanakapura Road, night treks are the most sought after activity around this hill.

    Be it the stunning views of the Savandurga Range, the shimmering city lights or the Cauvery River, everything about Ranganathaswamy Betta is enticing!

    About the Activity:

    Engage in a thrilling night trek experience surrounded by the picturesque beauty of the Rangaswamy Ranges. Embark on an adventure while you trek into the night through the forest pathway before you catch the trail along the carved mountain steps.

    Although slippery and challenging, the excitement to enjoy the gorgeous view from the pinnacle will thrill you beyond imagination. Also, enthralling activities like rappelling and team games will keep you engrossed and soaked in unlimited fun and revelry.


  • 13Skandagiri


    If you want to try a night trekking trail, plan a trip to Skandagiri that offers an unforgettable trekking experience at night. Once you reach the hilltop, you’re rewarded with the most scenic view that stuns you for a moment.

    Mostly, tourists who are planning for a weekend travel with their friends will prioritize Skandagiri among other attractive tourist places near Bangalore.

    Skandagiri also called as Kalavara Durga by locals has great historical significance since the colonial period. The place has remnants of a fort which roughly dates back to the 18th century. Since it is in dilapidated form, it has lost much of its uniqueness.


    (Night) Trek and Nature Walk

    Distance from Bangalore: It is 60 km away.

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  • 14Savandurga Hills

    Savandurga Hills

    Savandurga Hills is not only one of the perfect weekend getaway places near Bangalore, but it is also one of major tourist attraction of Karnataka. The Savandurga Hills are considered to be amongst the largest single rock formation in Asia. Located near the Amaravati River, the Savandurga Hills has a lot to offer to the travellers. There are several activities which one can do here, the most famous being rock climbing and trekking. 

    Since the Savandurga Hills has the largest rock in the country, the rock climbing experience which one gets here is unparalleled. Nowhere in India can one enjoy the thrill of rock climbing better than that of Savandurga Hills. One gets a panoramic view of the scenic beauty surrounding the Savandurga Hills from the top of the hill. One will surely be rejuvenated after a trip to the Savandurga Hills.

    Distance from Bangalore: Savandurga Hills is 60 km away from Bangalore

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  • 15Makalidurga


    Makalidurga is a village fort located near Bangalore. The place is best known for the fort it has, Makalidurga fort. The most sought-after activity in this place is trekking. Trekking is considered to be the best activity if one wants to explore nature in its true sense. 

    One feels closer to nature and starts to appreciate its beauty when they go trekking. On finishing the trek, one gets a panoramic view of the surrounding. The picturesque view of nature which one gets is simply breathtaking.

    Distance from Bangalore- Makalidurga is 65 km away from Bangalore

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  • 16Night trekking Near Bangalore At Kabbaldurga

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    A small, yet captivating hillock near a rustic hamlet called Sathnuru, the Kabbaladurga (3,600ft) is the home to the Goddess Kabbalamma; this is where the hillock got its name from.

    Situated at a distance of 70km from Bangalore and 20km from Kanakpura, this hummock makes for a fascinating night trekking near Bangalore. With a historic fort at the top, trekking in Kabbaladurga (night trek around Bangalore) gets even more enticing and appealing.

    Also, since it is surrounded by scenic villages and smaller settlements, it offers delightful views of the country life across the vicinity.

    About the Activity:

    Join the fun of night trekking near Bangalore at Kabbaldurga with your arrival at the decided pick-up points by around 09:30-10: 30 PM. Post this, embark on a late night journey to the base of your trekking destination.

    Arriving at the base by late midnight; 01:00 AM, start with the fascinating night trek around Bangalore to the Kabbaladurga peak. Trailing through the rugged, uneven and challenging terrains, make it to the peak and find yourself some time to explore and witness the nocturnal charm of the vicinity.

    As the sun starts making its way into the horizon, enjoy the stunning views of the sunrise and start trekking back to the base of Kabbaladurga. Reaching the base, get freshened up and start with your return drive to Bangalore with a delicious breakfast on the way.

    Highest Altitude: 3,600ft

  • 17Bannerghatta National Park

    Bannerghatta National Park
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    Feel like escaping into the woods to forget all worries? Lose yourself in the beauty and serenity of the Bannerghatta National Park. Situated only 22 kms from Bangalore, the Bannerghatta National Park is a haven for nature lovers. Lush green vegetation and rich biodiversity make the national park a favourite among nature lovers.

    Spread over 25,000 acres, the Bannerghatta National Park is one of the richest, natural biodiversity reserves. The national park is home to wildlife animals ranging from tigers to butterflies. An ideal location for a quick getaway from the city and relax in the tranquility of the wilderness.

    Distance from Bangalore: 22 km

  • 18Big Banyan Tree

    Big Banyan Tree

    The biggest Banyan tree of India is situated in a village called Kethohalli located on the outskirts of Bangalore. This tree is known as Dodda Alada Mara and covers more than 3 acres of land. People flock from all over the world to witness this majestic and beautiful tree. Since the roots of the tree suffered some natural disease, this single tree gives the look of a group of trees. The breathtaking view of this tree is a memorable experience for all the tourists who take out their time to visit this place. 

    One can easily take the bus or a car and reach this place under one hour and explore the area. Since this is a banyan tree it's full of monkeys, langurs, etc; so one needs to be careful as these animals are wild and not tamed.

    Distance from Bangalore: Big Banyan Tree is 29 km away from Bangalore

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  • 19Bheemeshwari

    Want to spend some time in a calm and serene environment? Escape into the woods! The Bheemeshwari forest camp offers great scenic beauty and tranquility. If you are a nature lover, you could indulge in nature walks and spend some peaceful time exploring and sightseeing in the forest.

    If you are an adventure enthusiast, you can go for trekking or participate in adventure activities. Thrillophilia can arrange for stay in comfortable jungle lodges if you intend to spend a day or two in the peaceful atmosphere at Bheemeshwari.

    Where to Stay:  Best places to stay in Bheemeshwari

    Distance from Bangalore:
     105 km

  • 20Mysore

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    Mysore is the second largest city in Karnataka and is one of the best places near Bangalore to visit due to its cultural and historical value. The Dasara celebrations of Mysore are quite famous and this attracts a large number of tourists to the city.

    Some of the important tourist places of Mysore include the Shivanasamudra waterfalls, the Krishnarajasagar Dam, the Brindavan Gardens, etc.

    Where to stay: Best resorts and places to stay in Mysore

    Distance from Bangalore:
    150 Km

  • 21Hogenakkal Waterfalls

    Hogenakkal Waterfalls

    Situated at a distance of 180 km, the Hogenakkal waterfalls are one of the most popular tourist places around Bangalore. The name of the waterfall is derived from the words Hoge which means smoke and kal which means rocks.

    From a distance, it appears as there is smoke emanating out of the rocks. In reality, the force of the spray is so immense that the water looks like smoke and hence the name. Hogenakkal waterfalls are also sometimes referred to as the ‘Niagara of India’. This waterfall presents a beautiful sight and is the perfect place for those who want to spend some quiet time with nature.

    Distance from Bangalore: 180 km

  • 22Kunti Betta

    Situated around 130km from the heart of the city, Kunti Betta is also one amongst the popular places around Bangalore for trekking and a hub for the adventure seekers. Though the vicinity boasts of its unique beauty and appeal, its allurement gets double-fold during the nights.

    It is during this period, trekkers from different places throngs Kunti Betta and embarks on a night trek expedition to the peak and satiates their carvings for fun and adventure.

    Distance from Bangalore: 130 km

  • 23Horsley Hills

    Horsley Hills

    Situated at an altitude of 4100 feet above sea level, one will be mesmerized by the picturesque view of the place. There are many places to visit near Bangalore for one day but Horsley Hills is arguably amongst the prettiest of the lot. There are many activities which one can do here but the trekking is the most sought-after activity here. Trekking is considered to be the best activity if one wants to explore nature and appreciate its beauty. 

    The best part about trekking at the Horsley Hills is the outstanding panoramic view of the surrounding nature one gets from the top of the hill. One will feel as if they are in a dream because of the presence of lush green lands, beautiful hills and a river flowing between the hills.

    Distance from Bangalore: Horsley Hills is 140 km away from Bangalore

  • 24Yelagiri Hills

    Yelagiri Hills

    Yelagiri Hill is located at a height of 1410 meters above the sea level, prominent for its salubrious climate and pretty amazing places, ensures a pleasant weekend getaway for backpackers.

    This intriguing hill station in Tamil Nadu embraces many tribal inhabitants who perform agriculture, horticulture, forestry, etc.

    Among other hill station places to visit near Bangalore, Yelagiri hill station stands out unique for its ancient Hindu temples and monuments.

    Hence, Yelagiri Hills comes under the bucket list of every family tripper and honeymooner to spend time with their dear ones.


    Shopping, Rock climbing, Paragliding, Boating, Trekking.


    Punganoor Lake Park, Nature Park, Jalagamparai Waterfalls, Telescope Observatory, Jalagandeeswarar Temple, Swamimalai Hills, Velavan (Murugan) Temple, Government Herbal Farm.

    Distance from Bangalore: It is 161 km from Bangalore.

  • 25Hassan


    Hassan is a district in the state Karnataka which has several places where can go for a trip. Located at an altitude of 935 m above sea level, the whole Hassan district is a hill station. Belur is one of the places in the Hassan district which is a popular tourist place near Bangalore. It was the capital city during the reign of the Hoysala king, who had made the city. The district has some amazingly beautiful spots which are rare to find in India. One is sure to be mesmerized by the enchanting beauty of the places present in Hassan. 

    The Bisile Ghat is one of the best places to visit in Hassan. It has everything which one looks for in a weekend getaway. The breathtaking picturesque view which one gets to witness in the Bisile Ghat is simply outstanding. The Hasanamba Temple is amongst the many famous temples which the place hosts. Hassan should be visited by everyone as it a really beautiful place to be in.

    Distance from Bangalore: Hassan is 183 km away from Bangalore

  • 26Srirangapatna


    Srirangapatna is a city which is located very close to Mysore and is a major pilgrimage site for the people of India. The city is very rich in its culture and religion. The presence of Ranganathaswamy Temple is what makes it a famous religious place. Srirangapatna is not just a religious city, it has played quite a few roles in shaping the history of India. The city also has the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is also a tourist attraction and people from all over the country visit the city just to capture a moment of these birds in camera. 

    One can also visit the Balmuri Falls present in the city and watch the lovely cascading waterfall. The Daria Daulat Bagh is a teakwood palace which was built in the 18th century. Srirangapatna is the perfect place to visit as one feel closer to God as well as enjoy the beauty of nature and its beings here.

    Distance from Bangalore: Srirangapatna is 136 km away from Bangalore

  • 27Biligiri Ranga Hills

    Biligiri Ranga Hills

    Situated in the outskirts of Mysore, Biligiriranga hills as the name suggests is a hilly region in the Western Ghats that can be visited by tourists. This hilly region is a famous tourist spot as it is very close to Mysore and the perfect place to enjoy the humongous yet majestic hills of the Western Ghats. It is famous for the Biligiri Ranga Wildlife Sanctuary which houses some extremely unique endangered wildlife species and is the perfect place to connect with nature. 

    One can go on Jeep safaris to explore the forests in this area and spot some great animals and birds. One can even go for trekking and hiking if they want to be more adventurous. One can even indulge in activities like paragliding, river rafting, coracle boat riding and so on. One can also visit the Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple that is almost 5 centuries old.

    Distance from Bangalore: Biligiriranga Hills is 179 km away from Bangalore 

  • 28Lepakshi


    This small village located in Andhra Pradesh has some significant temples and shrines that are dedicated to Lord Shiva, Veerbhadra and Lord Vishnu. People from all over the world come to Lepakshi to pray in these temples and witness the intricate carvings and architecture present here. The most famous of all the shrines is the large concrete sculpture of the holy bull Nandi. Lepakshi Nandi is a humongous yet beautiful sculpted sculpture that is breathtaking. 

    Besides these temples, one can also find small temples dedicated to Maa Durga, Raghunatha and so on. The Veerabhadra Temple present here also has a pillar that hangs from the top but does not touch the floor yet is able to support the temple. Everyone thinks that the hanging pillar is nothing but excellent use if art and architecture. This pillar adds a magical aura to this place.

    Distance from Bangalore: Lepakshi is 123 km away from Bangalore

  • 29Shravanabelagola


    Shravanabelagola is a religious place and many people from Bangalore come here for a trip. One feels connected to their spiritual self after visiting Shravanabelagola. The city is located at an altitude of 3350 feet above sea level, making the weather conditions quite pleasant here. Shravanabelagola is a major pilgrimage site for the Jains. Thousands of people visit the city as their gurus reside here in Mutts. 

    The Gomateshwara Temples is the main reason for the vast number tourists the city hosts throughout the year. In order to reach the temple, one has to climb 700 steps. Lord Gomateshwara statue is present here which is the largest monolithic stone statue in the whole world. Since the temple is located on a hilltop, it offers an outstanding view of the surrounding.

    Distance from Bangalore: Shravanabelagola is 140 km away from Bangalore

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  • 30Ooty


    Ooty popularly called as Udhagamandalam is a one-stop destination for family trippers to escape from the lazy summer. There are many hill station places to visit near Bangalore, but if you want to explore the unexplored sites, you should go to Ooty first.

    Located at an altitude of 2240 meters in the Western Ghats, Ooty is equally attracted to the Coffee and Tea Plantations. The diverse landscape is encircled with mountain peaks, thick forests, and gently flowing waterfalls, attracts many photographers and adventurers throughout the year.

    This “Queen of Hill Stations” was unearthed only during the early 1800s, since then many developments and modernization took place.


    Ooty Toy Train, Sightseeing, Trekking, Bird Watching, Summer Festival of Ooty.


    Avalanche Lake, Ooty Lake, Emerald Lake, Ooty Botanical Gardens, Deer Park, Doddabetta Peak, Kalhatty Waterfalls, Kamraj Sagar Dam.

    Distance from Bangalore: It is located at 273 km away.

  • 31Tadiandamol


    The highest peak in Coorg, Tadiandamol Peak is richly carpeted in a cover of wooded slopes and tall, reaching trees. The trek to Tadiandamol Peak passes through some of the most beautiful and meandering pathways beautified by their calmness and solitude.

    Surrounded by the calming escapes of the Shola forests, the trek to the peak is one of the most therapeutic you will even indulge in.

    Distance from Bangalore: 272 km

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  • 32Nagarhole

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    If you are looking for a quick weekend trip on places around Bangalore than this is the perfect option for you. Visit the Nagarhole national park in the Kodagu district in Karnataka. 

    Covered in dense forests with little streams and rivulets, the Nagarhole National Park boasts of rich flora and fauna. The perfect destination to spend some solitude amidst natural beauty also resorts in Nagarhole is a welcome retreat from the busy city life.

    Distance from Bangalore: 226 km

  • 33Yercaud


    Yercaud is amongst the most popular tourist destination in South India. One of the chief places to visit near Bangalore, Yercaud is hill station and it is nothing like the rest of the hill stations in the country. It is renowned all over the country for its orange groves, fruit and spices and coffee. Yercaud is the source of a major portion of the coffee production in the Southern India. The hill station has an amazing lake, Yercaud Lake and many more beautiful tourist places

    People can stay in a boathouse on the Yercaud Lake and enjoy the mesmerizing picturesque view of the terrains and natural habitats the place has to offer. One can also visit the Kiliyur Falls in Yercaud and feel closer to nature. Yercaud is located at an altitude of 1623 m above the sea and is the perfect place to visit if one wants to relax.

    Distance from Bangalore: Yercaud is 216 km away from Bangalore

    Where to Stay: Best resorts and places to stay in Yercaud.

  • 34Kudremukh

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    Amongst the green and verdant coffee estates of Chikmagalur rises a peak that is also known as ‘The Horse Face Peak’. Trek to Kudremukh is a treat for all those who want to indulge in the beauty of nature this season! Passing through lush forest lands, the trail also lead you through some of the most amazing waterfalls and streams along the way.

    Located at a distance of 285km from Bangalore, Kudremukh can be easily reached by road and is one of the offbeat tourist places near Bangalore. Open meadowlands, grassy knolls and embellished with gorgeous views of the surrounding, the trek is suddenly one of the must-dos!

    Distance from Bangalore: 285 km

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  • 35Bandipur


    One of the few tiger reserves in the country, Bandipur National Park boasts of a rich biodiversity. Covered in dry, deciduous forests, Bandipur is one of the best places to visit if you are a nature lover. 

    There are many resorts near Bandipur that offer comfortable and affordable accommodation and also take you on safaris to help you see the wildlife in its full glory.

    Distance from Bangalore: 225 km

  • 36Kabini


    Kabini, that is located at a short distance away from Bangalore is one hell of a weekend destination from Bangalore, that offers a cool respite away from the suffocating environs of the city! The flows of the Kabini River and the dam built over it are some of the most amazing sites of this beautiful destination.

    Not only this, but the land is also famous for its wilderness and wildlife hotspots where you can sight various animals such as elephants, wild boars and even (if you are very lucky) TIGERS! Explore this verdant green escapade around 205km from Bangalore if you are a nature lover, wilderness explorer or even just a traveler who is seeking quietude in the envelope of nature.

    Where to Stay: Best resorts and places to stay in Kabini.

    Distance from Bangalore: 215 Km

  • 37Shimoga


    Located in Karnataka, Shimoga District is known for it's natural beauty and the serene environment that is present there. It has a rich culture and very hospitable locals who greet the tourists with warm hearts.This small village is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway to escape the hustle bustle of the busy city life. One can visit the Jog Falls and enjoy the breathtaking scenery present here. There are some recreational camps present here as well where tourists can do adventurous activities in Shimoga

    Being surrounded by water bodies one can go river rafting or kayaking to feel more adventurous. One can go for sightseeing and explore the rich culture present here. One can also visit the sanctuaries present here to witness some very majestic and beautiful species of wildlife and connect with nature spiritually. One can even go trekking or night camping on the hills to enjoy panoramic views and feel rejuvenated.

    Places to visit in Shimoga: Kodachadri, Honnemaradu, Jog Falls, Kundadri, Sakrebailu and many more

    Distance from Bangalore: Shimoga is 300 km away from Bangalore 

  • 38Mudumalai National Park

    Mudumalai National Park

    Mudumalai is an amazing city to be in. It is situated to the north of the Nilgiri Hills. Mudumalai National Park is one of the most famous parks in the country. The sanctuary has been declared as a place for the preservation of tigers. The place hosts a number of types of forests. Majorly the place houses three kinds of forests, tropical moist deciduous forest, tropical dry deciduous forest, and the southern tropical dry thorn forest. 

    Mudumalai National Park is also the home to one of the largest wildlife in India. One can find 15 types of cat species here along with the several mammals they have. Many photography enthusiasts visit the place to capture the flora and fauna of the place.

    Distance from Bangalore: Mudumalai National Park is 236 km away from Bangalore

  • 39Masinagudi


    Masinagudi known for its wildlife and biodiversity offers some of the mesmerizing tourist attractions to all kinds of travellers. From Maravakandy Dam to Theppakadu Elephant Camp, Moyar River to Mudumalai Sanctuary, one can get engaged with numerous places and become a part of the Mother Nature.

    As this tourist place is engaged by travellers throughout the year, it offers different types of activities at different seasons. Hence, it makes sure to fulfill everyone’s travel needs.

    This unparalleled hilly terrain in the Western Ghats gives shelter to exotic wildlife animals and birds. Tourists who come here will take the Jeep Safari at least once. 


    Jeep Safari, Jungle Stay, Camping, Trekking, and Team Adventure.


    Maravakandy Dam, Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Moyar River, and Theppakadu Elephant Camp.

    Distance from Bangalore: It is 243 km away.

  • 40Belum Caves

    Belum Caves

    Belum can be said to be amongst the most famous places of Southern India. The city hosts one of the best caves in the country, the Belum Caves. The Belum caves are amongst longest and the largest cave system which is open to the public in the Indian subcontinent. It is known for its stalactites and stalagmites formations. 

    The caving experience one gets here is unparalleled. Belum is a beautiful place to visit. One gets to witness a picturesque view nature. The city is the ideal place to go if one wants to feel close to nature and forget about their busy city life.

    Distance from Bangalore: Belum is 297 km away from Bangalore

  • 41Gandikota


    Gandikota is a village located near the River Pennar. The beauty of the place is due to the presence of the River Pennar. Gandikota is not a very famous place, due to which the tourism here is very low. But there are many places of attraction present here. It is also called the ‘Arizona of India’. Gandikota hosts the Indian version of the Grand Canyon. The canyon in Gandikota gives a stiff competition to the actual Grand Canyon. 

    The place has not been commercialized yet, hence one will not have to tolerate the crowd of tourists wherever they go. Gandikota is the ideal place for a weekend getaway as one will have a quiet trip, away from the hustle and bustle, and they can just enjoy themselves and the beauty of nature.

    Distance from Bangalore: Gandikota is 282 km away from Bangalore

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  • 42Goa


    Goa is not only the perfect weekend getaway for the people of Bangalore but of India. Goa houses a number of beaches and there are quite a few of those beaches which are considered to be the best in the world. People from all around the globe come to visit Goa and enjoy the lovely beaches here. Laying down on a boat, drinking beer and gazing at the starry sky is one of the few things that people do in Goa. It is the most toured place in India and every Indian does visit this place at least once in their lifetime. 

    There are lots of water activities also available in Goa. Parasailing, jet skiing, kite surfing, are some of the most common activities done here. If one has not visited Goa, then they are missing out on something which they cannot get anywhere else in India.

    Attractions: Baga Beach, Calangute Beach, Grand Island, Dudhsagar Falls and many more

    Distance from Bangalore: Goa is 558 km away from Bangalore

    Where to Stay: Best resorts and places to stay in Goa

    Feel the fresh sea breeze at the beautiful beaches of Goa.
  • 43Gokarna


    Gokarna is a pilgrimage town located at a coastal region of Northern Karnataka. Its evolution from a mere pilgrim center to a most-visited travel destination showcases its great asset of natural wonders.

    After Goa, many foreign tourists flock together to Gokarna’s pristine beaches. It’s less crowd capacity and pollution-free water, delights the mind of tourists, especially beach lovers.

    Other than Hindu Temples, this place is home for unique water sports including Jet Ski, Beach Trek, Fishing, etc.


    Surfing, Yoga, Snorkelling and Boat Ride, Beach Trek, Jet Ski, Spotting Dolphins.


    Mahabaleshwara Temple, Maha Ganapati Temple, Bhadrakali Temple, Shree Venkataramana Temple, Gokarna Beach, Om Beach, Kudle Beach, Paradise Beach, Half-Moon Beach.

    Distance from Bangalore: It is 485 km away.

  • 44Dudhsagar Falls

    Dudhsagar Falls

    The Dudhsagar Falls is one of the most visited waterfalls in Southern India. The water falls from a height of about 1071 feet to the ground in the Dudhsagar Falls. As the name suggests, the water in the Dudhsagar Falls looks a lot like milk. The majestic waterfall is a spectacle to watch and is probably the only waterfall in India which is four-tiered. Located on the border of Goa and Karnataka, the Dudhsagar Falls hosts thousands of tourists every year. 

    People love watching the water cascade from such a great height and passing through all the tiers. The scenic beauty of the place is awe inspiring and one will feel very connected to nature after visiting this place. The Dudhsagar Falls helps people forget their busy city life and makes them feel relaxed.

    Distance from Bangalore: Dudhsagar Falls is 550 km away from Bangalore

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  • 45Hampi

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    If one gets excited by the history of India, then Hampi is the ideal place to visit for them. The city, Hampi, is located in the southern part of Karnataka. The city was thriving during the 14th century and had been described as the most prosperous city in India. Several temples and monuments had been built at Hampi but most of them have been destroyed by now. 

    The remains of many temples are still present in the city. UNESCO has categorized the monuments at Hampi as a World Heritage Site and the place a number of tourists throughout the because of it. Hampi is one of the best places to go near Bangalore as one gets to learn a lot about ancient India and also about the culture of the people living in the place.

    AttractionsArchaeological Museum, Hanuman Mandir, Vijaya Vittala Temple & vVirupaksha temple and many more.

    Distance from Bangalore: Hampi is 356 km away from Bangalore

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  • 46Kodaikanal


    If one is visiting Tamil Nadu, then Kodaikanal is a must for them. It is a hill station and anything said about the beauty of the place is less. The town is located at an altitude of 2000m above sea level, making the weather conditions very pleasant here. There are lots of tourist spots in Kodaikanal and there are many things which one can do here. Kodai Lake is situated at the heart of the city and is the most famous spot of Kodaikanal. 

    The lake is beautiful and by sitting beside it, one gets to breathe in the fresh cold air and feel close to nature. The Green Valley view and the Pillar Rocks are also very famous tourist spots here. One gets a panoramic view of the terrains and the surroundings of the place the top of both of the places.

    Distance from Bangalore: Kodaikanal is 465 km away from Bangalore

    Where to stay: Resorts in Kodaikanal with best facilities.

    For most exciting weekend trip near Bangalore, check places to visit near Bangalore within 100 kms.

  • 47Munnar


    Munnar is one of the most famous towns in Kerala. It is a major tourist attraction for the people visiting Kerala. Located in the Western Ghats, Munnar is a hill station and the temperature here is quite pleasant throughout the year. The hill station was previously a British resort and it is surrounded by a number of tea plantations. 

    The quality of tea available here is top notch and is exported to many countries on the planet. Munnar has the Eravikulam National Park, where one can view wild goats and lush green lands, and also houses the Lakkam Waterfalls. Hiking is a very common activity to do in Munnar due to which a number of hiking trails are present in Munnar. The hill station will help one forget all their stress and will energize them.

    AttractionsAttukal Waterfalls, pothamedu viewpoint, Tata tea Museum and many more

    Distance from Bangalore: Munnar is 476 km away from Bangalore

  • 48Jog Falls

    Jog Falls

    The Jog Falls is one of the best places to go near Bangalore. It is also called the Gerusoppa Falls. The waterfalls in a single fall from a height of 253 m to the ground in the Jog Falls. The Jog Falls is one of the main tourist attraction of Southern India because it is the second highest waterfall in India. The waterfall of the Jog Falls is a spectacle to watch and there are not many places in India where one can enjoy the beauty of such a magnificent waterfall. 

    The Jog Falls is considered to be amongst the best weekend getaway trips from Bangalore as one can just delve into the enchanting aura of the waterfall and get lost in it. One will surely feel relaxed and rejuvenated after their visit to the Jog Falls.

    Distance from Bangalore: Jog Falls is 415 km away from Bangalore

    Planning a trip to hill stations near Bangalore? Check this list of best hill stations near Bangalore.

  • 49Wayanad


    Wayanad surrounded by lofty ridges and rugged terrains are nothing but a green paradise for nature enthusiasts. Nestled among the mountains of the Western Ghats, it features the enchanting locations having rich heritage and culture.

    This hill station in Kerala is one of the best tourist attractions in Southwest India having lots of surprises.

    Here, thrill-seekers have a plethora of options to get connected with nature. Similarly, travellers who want to visit scenic tourist places near Bangalore; they will come to Wayanad and get an aesthetic pleasure.


    Mountain Hike, Adventure Day Out, Nature Walk, Zip Lining, Tea Estates, Cycling, Trekking.


    MSS Botanical Garden, Banasura Sagar Dam, Chembra Peak, Kuruva Island, Pookode Lake, Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, Edakkal Cave, Thirunelli Temple.

    Distance from Bangalore: It is 277 km away.

  • 50Kodachadri

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    Rising tall in the district of Shimoga, Kodachadri holds the honour of being amongst the tallest peaks in Karnataka. It is here that you can see incredibly beautiful views from the summit. The peak is famous for being the only place in the world from where you can witness views of the sunrise and sunset from the same spot.

    Witness the enchanting views of the Arabian Sea in the distance and the sight of numerous waterfalls on the way and climb this peak surrounded by thick woods to get a taste of adventure and excitement!

    Distance from Bangalore: 442 km

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  • 51Madurai


    Madurai is one of the rare religious places near Bangalore. Madurai is an energetic place and pilgrims from all around the country come to the city to visit the temples here. It is a famous pilgrimage for Hindus due to the presence of the Meenakshi Amman Temple. The temple is made in the honor of Meenakashi, a form of Parvati. Madurai also hosts the Chithirai festival which celebrates the honor of Lord Vishnu and Meenakshi. 

    The procession of the festivals is attended by millions of people and is renowned all over the country. Madurai is the third most populous city of Tamil Nadu and the gateway towers of the Meenakshi Temple covers the majority portion of the skyline of Madurai. Madurai is an ideal place to visit for people who to connect to God and feel closer to their spiritual self.

    Distance from Bangalore: Madurai is 436 km away from Bangalore

  • 52Udupi


    Udupi is a small city flooded with temples in South India. It has famous temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Krishna that are visited by thousands of pilgrims each year. Besides the temples, this city is quite pious and rich in culture. One can find and explore the authentic South Indian culture that has been lost with the modernization of world. One can also enjoy traditional south Indian dishes that are served on a plate made of banana leaf. 

    This is the ultimate destination for all those tourists who want to delve into the history and culture of South India and get in touch with their spiritual self. Then there is the Heritage Bank Museum where the tourists can know more about the banking history in India. One can visit the St Mary's Island that is only a few kilometers away and has a great scenic view.

    Distance from Bangalore: Udupi is 403 km away from Bangalore 

  • 53Pondicherry

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    A once French colony, Pondicherry permeates in a distinct charm of its own. A heritage walk in this town will take you through quaint markets, streets of French and Indian architecture and would give you a true essence of the place.

    A city tour will unfold cathedrals, beach fronts, and Aurobindo Ashram. Those interested in the offbeat can also take a fisherman tour for a day in the life of the fisherman.

    Attractions: Pondicherry Beach, Raj Niwas Promenade, Pondicherry Museum, Park Monument and many more.

    Activities: Scuba Diving, Surfing at Serenity Beach, Visit Auroville, Visit Sri Aurobindo Ashram and many more.

    Where to Stay: Best resorts and places to stay in Pondicherry

    Distance from Bangalore:
    365 Km

  • 54Malpe


    Located on the coastline of Karnataka this small village is just 6 km far from the world-famous temple of Udupi. It is mainly famous for fishing activities but is also a great tourist spot. Tourists can easily drive up to Malpe from the nearby towns for a soothing picnic or to spend some time by the pristine beaches present here. The Malpe beach is both clean and beautiful, the gold and reflects the sun rays and makes the whole beach look like paradise. 

    The calm sea water is perfect for swimming as one does not need to worry about drowning. One can take a ferry ride to visit the nearby islands and explore the entire Malpe region. During high tide, tourists can also enjoy activities like ferry boat ride, jet skiing and so on. Malpe is a small area but has lots to offer to its tourists.

    Distance from Malpe: Malpe is 407 km away from Bangalore 

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Snow City

This indoor snow theme park garners plenty of visitors who aim to escape in the scorching heat by entering a snow house that spans an area of 12,500 sq. feet. The unparalleled experience of playing, sliding and throwing snow at each other can be achieved in the middle of a tropical town and you do not have to travel to the mighty Himalayas, neither have to wait for the winters. The freezing hall offers a number of crazy slides and rides with skiing and rock climbing activities. Snow city is the first indoor theme park in the city which is open 365 days maintaining a temperature of minus 5 degree Celsius. The crazy snow box, various virtual snow animals, snow parties and snow slides are some of the features which lure visitors into trying this freezing hangout location.

Location: Jayamahal, Fun World Complex, Opposite TV Tower, J C Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560006

Best Time to Visit: Summer season.

Price: INR 600 per head.

Timings: 10 AM to 8:30 PM on all days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place: one-time entry is for 45 minutes.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 30 KM.



If you remember the classic Sholay scenes then you will be amazed to see the rocky mountains of this town that is situated around 50 KM from Bengaluru city and Sholay was originally shot here. 

From Silk farming to Mysore-Pak, from leading into the huge Hanuman statue entrance to the Ramadevara Betta Vulture Sanctuary; Ramanagara is one of the places to visit in Bangalore within 100 kms to enjoy heaps of activities like camping and trekking, and also an abundance of sightseeing option. 

The iconic rock elevations where the dacoit Gabbar was filmed in the cult classic Sholay can be visited during the day where you walk and climb some steep elevations of approximately 400 staircases to reach the top where you will find a temple as well. 

These rock elevations are of Ramadevara Betta Hill which is a part of Ramadevara betta Vulture Sanctuary.

Location: Mysore Road, Ramanagara, India

Best Time to Visit: Winter season (November to March)

Price: Ramadevara Betta hill can be visited by paying an entry charge of INR 25 with a separate parking charge.

Timings: The gates of the sanctuary open around 9 AM and closes by 4:30 to 5 PM.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 55 KM



Bheemeshwari is a short distance hideaway in the Mandya district of Karnataka and is situated around a hundred KM from the city on the banks of river Cauvery.  This picturesque is visited mostly for fishing and angling as it is an ideal destination to indulge in such activities. 

It is home to Mahseer, the tropical game  fish along with schools of other fishes and that is why it is called “the angler’s paradise.” Wedged amid the Shivanasamudra falls and the Mekedatu falls, Bheemeshwari lures travelers with its mesmerizing natural beauty. 

Sangam in Bheemeshwari is the confluence point of river Cauvery and river Akravati which enables many water activities such as boating, rafting, coracle rides etc. Kokrebellur Pelicanry is another attraction is Bheemeshwari which one of the five most famous pelican breeding habitats in the world. It is one of the famous sightseeing places in Bangalore that is a ‘must-visit’ location.

Location: 100 KM on the Kanakapura road from Bangalore.

Best Time to Visit: Monsoon season or post-monsoon, winter season.

Average time required to visit the place: one or two days.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Approximately 100 KM.


Dodda Alada Mara

The sprawling branches of a Banyan tree has captured a land of over 3 acres in Kethohalli village, making it one of the unique sightseeing places in Bangalore. This 400-year-old Banyan tree is stated to be the second largest tree in the country and the first largest in Karnataka. 

A thousand aerial roots hanging out from this tree covers a circumference of over 250 meters. Dodda Alada Mara is a well-maintained and well-kept secret of Karnataka which is properly fenced and protected with cemented seats placed beside it for the visitors to enjoy the magic of nature. 

The interesting fact about Dodda Alada Mara is that it stands erect on the thousand aerial root without having the main root as it died out of some natural diseases in the past.

Location: Tavarekere Hobli, Bengaluru, Karnataka

Best Time to Visit: Evenings are ideal to spend at Dodda Alada Mara to enjoy cool breezes and a blazing sunset.


Timings: 9:30 AM to 9:30 PM on all days of the week.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 26 KM.

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