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Weekend Getaways around Bangalore

Coorg, Chikmagalur, Dandeli, Sakleshpur, Wayanad, Ooty, Pondicherry, Mysore, Hampi, Gokarna, Nandi Hills, Ramnagara, Skandagiri, Kunti betta and many other places.

If you want to break the monotony of your routine through a change of scenery, there are all sorts of weekend getaways from Bangalore. Leave behind your worries and humdrum affairs of life, and escape to one of these amazing places to find solace. From pleasingly scenic hill stations where one can indulge in a number of adventures to coastal towns featuring pristine beaches, Bangalore is surrounded by excellent destinations for all kinds of travelers.

Also, these places are brimming with sites of religious, architectural and historical significance. The best thing about all weekend getaways near Bangalore is that one does not need to take a tiresome journey to reach these places as they are located nearby. Just convince your travel partners, and you are just a few hours away from peace.


Whether you want to spend your break basking under the sun or amidst the woods, or you are in the mood for action, you will find yourself a perfect getaway. For mountain lovers, there is no dearth of options with hill stations like Coonoor, Coorg, Munnar, etc. Those who love the sea also have fantastic choices like Goa and Mangalore.
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Nandi Hills- 61 km from Bangalore

Nandi Hills- 61 km from Bangalore
Nandi Hills is one of the ideal weekend getaways near Bangalore where you will be greeted by breathtaking panoramic views and unlimited calm. Located at an elevation of 1,478 metres above the sea level, this historic hill fortress is a visual delight with sweeping views of the surrounding mountains. If the idea of catching a rising sun interests you.

Nandi Hills is known to offer spectacular sunrise views. Besides, with plenty of scenic campsites dotting the hill, you can always be assured to be able to get adventurous here.


Distance: 
61 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Nandi Hills
:
Tipu’s Drop,
Tipu Sultan’s Fort, Brahmashram, Muddenahalli, etc.

Things to do in Nandi Hills:
Enjoy Paragliding among the Nandi Hills, 
Cycle around the steep roads of Nandi Hills, Take a Relaxing Walk in the Hills

Best Time:
Between the months of September to February

Ideal Weekend Duration: 1 day since its open for 12 hours every day (6 AM to 6 PM)

Where to Stay: Best Resorts to stay in Nandi Hills

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport to Nandi Hills is
Kempegowda International Airport(58 km away).
By Road: There are a number of buses connecting Nandi Hills to various cities. And, one can have a short road trip from Banglore to Nandi Hills.
By Train: The two nearest Railway Station to Nandi Hills is Chikkaballapur and Bangalore from where one can board a taxi or bus easily.

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Coorg- 267 Km from Bangalore

Coorg- 267 Km from Bangalore
Coorg or Kodagu is one of the most popular Bangalore weekend getaways, best known for its lofty hills, verdant landscapes hiding under thick covers of mist, and a number of majestic waterfalls. This hill station in Karnataka is located at an altitude of 900 metres and features a pleasant climate throughout the year with temperatures ranging between 15 and 20 degree Celsius.

If you want to escape to the mountains to embrace peace, leaving behind the chaos of Bangalore, Coorg is an excellent choice.

Distance:
276 Km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Coorg: 
Abbey Falls, 
Dubare Elephant Camp, Golden Temple, Raja’s Seat, Iruppu Falls, Nagarhole National Park, etc.

Things to do in Coorg:
 
Give Bath to Elephants at Dubare Elephant
Camping, Visit the Coffee Plantations, Take a Swim at Iruppu Falls, Indulge in Tibetan Culture at the Golden Temple, Enjoy Trekking in the Jungles of Coorg

Best Time:
Between the months of October to April

Ideal Weekend Duration:
2 to 3 days

Where to Stay:
 Best & unique resorts to stay in Coorg

How to Reach:

By Air: 
The nearest airports to Coorg are Mangalore(160 km away) and Bangalore(265 km away).
By Road: There are KSRTC Deluxe buses daily running from Mangalore, Bangalore or Mysore. Also, one can drive from Bangalore to Coorg as it takes about four and a half hours.
By Train: The two nearest Railway Station to Coorg is Mysore(95 km away) and Mangalore(131 km away).

Check Out: Best Homestays in Coorg
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Chikmagalur- 245 km from Bangalore

Chikmagalur- 245 km from Bangalore
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Roughly a 5-hour drive away from the city, Chikmagalur is one of the most refreshing weekend getaways from Bangalore. Boasting an elevation of 1090 metres, this quaint hill town in Karnataka is exquisitely beautiful with its rolling hills and lush green coffee plantations.

If you are seeking solitude, there will hardly be a better place than this to visit over a weekend. Despite being a major tourist destination with numerous places of interest, Chikmagalur is rarely crowded and features a perfect environment for rewinding.

Distance: 245 km from Bangalore to Chikmagalur

Places to Visit in 
Chikmagalur:
Mullayanagiri,
 Kudremukh, Baba Budangiri, Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Jhari Waterfalls, etc.

Things to do in 
Chikmagalur:
Explore Coffee Plantations,
Check out the Mountain Circuit at Mullayanagiri, Visit the Caves of Baba Budangiri, Enjoy at the Hebbe Falls, Have a fun Rafting Experience at the Bhadra River, Visit the Coffee Museum

Best Time: Between the months of September to March

Ideal Weekend Duration: 2 to 3 days

Where to Stay: 1. 
Best resorts & stays in Chikmagalur
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How to reach:

By Air: 
The nearest airport to Chikmagalur is Mangalore(110 km away).
By Road: There are State-run as well as private luxury buses daily running from Mangalore, Bangalore and Hubli. Also, one can always drive to Chikmagalur as it takes about four and a half hours.
By Train: The city of Chikmagalur has its own railway station but it is not well-connected so, one can board a train from the nearest railway station of Kadur(40 km away).

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Nature Adventure Camp at Kanakpura- 69 km from Bangalore

Nature Adventure Camp at Kanakpura- 69 km from Bangalore
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If you are looking for budget weekend getaways from Bangalore, Nature Adventure Camp at Kanakpura will be your sweet escape from the concrete jungle. Set at a short distance of 50 km from Bangalore, the camp is designed to enthral city dwellers with natural surroundings and a myriad of fun activities.

Relax amidst the refreshing foliage and participate in trekking, canoeing, swimming, etc and your weekend plan is sorted.

Distance: 69 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Kanakpura:
Shivagiri Kshetra Shivaldappana Betta, Kabbaladurga, Bananthimari Betta, etc.

Things to do in Kanakpura:
Go for trekking at Kabbaladurga, 
Visit the Bananthimari Betta

Best Time:
Between the months of October to April

Ideal Weekend Duration: 1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: Best Resorts to Stay in Kanakpura

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport to Kanakapura is Bangalore Airport(50 km away).
By Road: There are a number of buses connecting Kanakapura to various cities. And, one can also have a short road trip from Banglore to Kanakapura.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Kanakapura is Ramanagara Railway Station.

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Camping at Ramanagara- 49 km from Bangalore

Camping at Ramanagara- 49 km from Bangalore
No luxury accommodation can beat the charm of spending a night under a sky full of stars, in the middle of raw nature – Camping at Ramanagara is one of the top Bangalore weekend getaways. If you are an adventure junkie planning to spend a memorable weekend away into the wild, this is certainly the plan you must opt for.

Embark to Ramanagara with your group, pitch the tents in a scenic location, and enjoy a pleasant night paired with a bonfire and interesting stories.

Distance: 49 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Ramanagara:
Mekedatu, 
Chunchi Falls, Savandurga, Ramadevara Betta Hills

Things to do 
in Ramanagara:
Go for Bird Watching in Ramanagara, Spend a day Shopping around the City Markets, Enjoy Trekking at the Ramanagara Hills

Best Time:
Between the months of March to May

Ideal Weekend Duration: 1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: 
Resorts in Ramnagara with best amenities

How to reach: 

By Air: The nearest airport to Ramanagara is Bangalore Airport(50 km away).
By Road: There are a number of buses connecting Ramanagara to various cities. And, one can also have a short road trip from Banglore to Ramanagara.
By Train: Ramanagara Railway Station has a well-connected network of trains to all the major cities.

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Wayanad- 278 km from Bangalore

Wayanad- 278 km from Bangalore

Located just a 6-hour drive away from Bangalore, enhancing the grace of the Western Ghats with its presence, Wayanad is majorly known for its unique collection of natural marvels. From caves and waterfalls to rich biodiversity thriving in its wildlife sanctuary, there is so much to see in this hill station in Kerala.

The highest point Wayanad boasts has an altitude of approximately 2,100 metres, offering you far-reaching views of the beautiful scenery made up of undulating hills covered in the plush covers of foliage.

So, if the idea of exploring mountains enveloped in mist, serene water bodies, gushing waterfalls, and prehistoric caves fascinates you, this hill station is for you. Thrill-seekers are also strongly recommended to consider Wayanad for their next adventurous trip as the place features perfect excursions to Chembra Peak, Neelimala, Brahmagiri, etc.

Distance: 278 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Wayanad:
Edakkal Caves, 
Meenmutty Waterfalls, Banasura Sagar Dam, Soochipara Waterfalls, Chembra Peak, Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, Neelimala View Point

Things to do 
in Wayanad:
Spend a Day in Nature’s Lap at the Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, Visit the Banasura Sagar Dam, Enjoy Bamboo Rafting at the Kuruva Island, Explore the Edakkal Caves, Enjoy the View from Neelimala View Point, Go Trekking on the Chembra Peak, Enjoy Boating around in the Pookode Lake.

Best Time:
Between the months of October to May

Ideal Weekend Duration:
3 to 4 days

Where to Stay: 
Best Resorts in Wayanad

How to reach: 

By Air: The nearest airport to Wayanad is
Calicut International Airport(93 km away) situated in Kozhikode.
By Road: There are KSRTC super fast buses daily running from Mangalore, Bangalore or Trivandrum to Kozhikode and Wayanad too. It is very convenient to reach Bangalore to Wayanad.
By Train: The two nearest Railway Stations to Wayanad is Nilambur(90 km away) and Kozhikode(110 km away).

Must Read: 1. Best Homestays in Wayanad amidst the beautiful nature.
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Sakleshpur- 221 km from Bangalore

Sakleshpur- 221 km from Bangalore
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Sakleshpur is a quaint hill station set in the magical domain of the Western Ghats at an elevation of 956 metres. Located in Karnataka, this pretty hill station is known for its trekking trails, historical landmarks and rich wildlife.

For vacationers are interested in peacefully enjoy the refreshing atmosphere, Sakleshpur has a wide range of comfortable accommodations available. So whether you want to spend your break basking in the lap of nature or exploring a collection of historical monuments, Sakleshpur is one of the ideal
weekend getaways around Bangalore.

Distance: 221 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Sakleshpur:
Manjarabad Fort, 
Bisle Viewpoint, Jenukal Gudda, Betta Byraveshwara, Sakleswara Temple

Things to do in Sakleshpur:
Visit the Coffee Plantations, 
Enjoy the Trek on Jenukal Gudda, Camp at the Pandavar Gudda, Visit the Sakleswara Temple

Best Time:
Between the months of October to March

Ideal Weekend Duration: 2 to 3 days

Where to Stay: Best & Unique Resorts in Sakleshpur

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport to Sakleshpur is Mangalore International Airport(138 km away).
By Road: There are KSRTC super fast buses daily running from Mangalore, Bangalore or Mysore. Also, one can rent a car or drive on there own from Bangalore to reach Sakleshpur.
By Train: The nearest railway station to the hill station is Sakleshpur Railway Station.

Also Read: 20 Best Homestays in Sakleshpur

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Dandeli- 460 km from Bangalore

Dandeli- 460 km from Bangalore

A part of the Indian state of Karnataka, Dandeli is a town famous for Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary that houses a wide range of mammals including black panthers and elephants. It is also a famous destination among bird watchers with an impressive range of migrant and resident bird species found here.

The verdant landscape of the town makes the experience of spending a weekend here is a truly rejuvenating affair. So if you are into wildlife exploration, visiting this place is going to be an absolutely rewarding venture as it is one of the finest weekend getaways near Bangalore.

Distance: 460 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Dandeli: 
River Kali, 
Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Shiroli Peak, Sykes Point, Kavala Caves, Sathodi Falls

Things to do in Dandeli:
Go Rafting in River Kali, 
Enjoy Hiking at the Kavala Caves, Spend a day among Animals of Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Experience Kayaking in Supa Reservoir

Best Time: Between the months of October to February and in Summers between March to May

Ideal Weekend Duration: 2 to 3 days

Where to Stay: Best Resorts to Stay in Dandeli

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport to Dandeli is Hubli Airport(74 km away).
By Road: There are a number of buses connecting Dandeli to various cities. And, one can have a road trip of about 8 hours from Banglore to Dandeli.
By Train: The two nearest railway station to Dandeli is Dharwad (55 km away) and Alnavar(32 km away).

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Ooty- 274 km from Bangalore

Ooty-  274 km from Bangalore

There could be no other pleasing Weekend getaways from Bangalore other than Ooty. It holds its head high as the queen of all the hill stations of India with mesmerizing meadows and an environment that soothes every single onlooker.

Homing to a heap of attractive places for a weekend getaway, Ooty gives you a live experience to energize you for the next week professional hustling. People plan out their weekends here either to try a hand at adventurous sports or spend some quality time at self-relaxation and rejuvenation. Once you step in here, do not forget to miss on your visit to the Ooty Botanical Garden.

Distance: 274 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Ooty:
Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Rose Garden, Ooty Lake, Botanical Garden

Things to do in Ooty: 
Experience Natural Beauty at the Rose Garden,
Go Trekking to the Kotagiri Hill Station, Visit the Ooty Lake

Best Time:
Between the months of October to June

Ideal Weekend Duration: 2 to 3 days

Where to Stay: Best Resorts to Stay in Ooty

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport to Ooty is Coimbatore Airport(100 km away).
By Road: There are private buses running daily from Coimbatore and Bangalore to Ooty also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The two nearest railway station from Ooty is Coimbatore and Tiruppur just a few hours away.

Also Read: Best Trekking Tours in Ooty

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Skandagiri Sunrise Trek- 62 km from Bangalore

Skandagiri Sunrise Trek- 62 km from Bangalore
Imagine looking down at sweeping views of mountains and sun soaring above them – just 60 km away from Bangalore, Skandagiri Sunrise Trek offers an extremely rewarding adventure. Whether you are an adventure junkie or a photographer, this early morning, 8 km long trek is for you because you will be literally above the clouds.

Though indulging in this activity with your friends is highly recommended, it is also among the best weekend getaways from Bangalore for family.

Distance: 62 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Skandagiri:
Nehru Nilaya,
 Bhimeshwara Temple, Papagni Matt, etc.

Things to do in Skandagiri:
Enjoy Trekking on the Skandagiri Hills
Experience Serenity at Bhimeshwara Temple

Best Time: Between the months of November to March

Ideal Weekend Duration: 1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: - Hotel Mount Palazzo,
 Shathayu Ayurveda Yoga Retreat, Signature Club Resort

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport to Skandagiri is Bangalore Airport.
By Road: There are KSRTC Deluxe buses daily running from Bangalore to Skandagiri. Also, one can have a short road trip from Bangalore to Skandagiri on there own.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Skandagiri is Bangalore Railway Station.

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Bheemeshwari- 102.5 km from Bangalore



At the edges of the Mutati Forest and on the shores of the Cauvery River, is a retreat that lies smack down in the middle of nature’s bounty.

This is another perfect weekend 
getaway near Bangalore which will make your weekend special. A short drive of 105km will bring you to Bheemeshwari Jungle Lodges.

Refresh and energise yourself with various pursuits designed to challenge as well as give you a sense of achievement as you complete them.

Distance:
102.5 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Bheemeshwari:

Cauvery Fishing Camp, 
Doddamakkali Nature Camp, Kokrebellur Pelicanry

Things to do in Bheemeshwari:
Go for Boating in the waters of Cauvery, 
Go Trekking in the valleys of Bheemeshwari, Enjoy a day Fishing Galibore Fishing Camp

Best Time:
Between the months of November to February

Ideal Weekend Duration: 1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
 Best Resorts to stay in Bheemeshwari

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Shivanasamudra Waterfalls - 135 km from Bangalore

Shivanasamudra Waterfalls - 135 km from Bangalore

Waterfalls are refreshing, and one of the most magnificent you can find around Bangalore for a short trip is Gaganachukki Waterfall in Shivanasamudra. Another cascade located alongside it is the Bharachukki Waterfall.

Set amidst lush foliage, plummeting down a 98 metres high gorge, this spectacle of nature enjoys the status of being one of the favourite weekend getaways from Bangalore for family. While the cool atmosphere of the twin cascades washes away your tiredness, the beautiful scenery around it will soothe your eyes.

Distance: 135 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in 
Shivanasamudra Waterfalls:
Shivanasamudra Waterfalls, Barachukki and Gaganachukki Falls, Talakad Temples, etc.

Things to do in 
Shivanasamudra Waterfalls:
Go Fishing in the waters of Shivanasamudra Waterfalls, Have a fun day at the Barachukki and Gaganachukki Falls, Go Shopping at the local market of Shivanasamudra

Best Time:
Between the months of September to January

Ideal Weekend Duration: 1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: Hotel Mayura Bharachukki, 
Vanam Farm

How to reach:

By Air: The two nearest airports to Shivanasamudra is Bangalore International Airport and Mysore Airport.
By Road: There are various buses daily running from Bangalore and Mysore to Shivanasamudra. Also, one can have a road trip from Bangalore to Shivanasamudra.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Shivanasamudra is Muddur Railway Station(50 km away).

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Wine Tours in Ramanagara- 49 km from Bangalore

Wine Tours in Ramanagara- 49 km from Bangalore

Recommended for being one of the light-hearted weekend getaways near Bangalore, wine tours in Ramanagara is a delightful experience. Not only this tour will make you well-versed with the art of winemaking, but will also let you try some of the finest quality wines available in the region.

Since it is just 70 km from Bangalore, reaching here is a piece of cake.

Distance:49 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Ramanagara:
Mekedatu, 
Chunchi Falls, Savandurga, Ramadevara Betta Hills, etc.

Things to do in Ramanagara:
Go for Bird Watching in Ramanagara, 
Spend a day Shopping around the City Markets, Enjoy Trekking at the Ramanagara Hills

Best Time: Between the months of March to May

Ideal Weekend Duration: 1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: Best & Unique Places to Stay in Ramanagara

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport to Ramanagara is Bangalore Airport(50 km away).
By Road: There are a number of buses connecting Ramanagara to various cities. And, one can also have a short road trip from Banglore to Ramanagara.
By Train: Ramanagara Railway Station has a well-connected network of trains to all the major cities.

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Anthargange Cave Exploration - 67 km from Bangalore



An experience that combines the fun of trekking and caving to break the monotony of your routine. One of the lesser explored budget weekend getaways from Bangalore, Anthargange Cave Exploration is the ultimate treat for daredevils who breathe to experience and explore.

Since it is a sunrise trek, you are also promised entrancing views of the rolling hills that surround Anthargange Hill. Come with your friends and have a pleasant time enjoying nature and adventure.

Distance: 67 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in 
Anthargange: 
Anthargange Caves, Lord Someshwara Temple, etc.

Things to do in 
Anthargange:
Explore the caves of Anthargange, Go Trekking in the mountains of  Anthargange, Enjoy Anthargange Sunrise Trek.

Best Time:
Between the months of October to March

Ideal Weekend Duration: 1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: Sai Nandhini AC Lodge, 
Four Points by Sheraton Bengaluru

How to reach: 

By Air: The nearest airport to Anthargange is Bangalore International Airport.
By Road: There no buses available for Anthargange but still one can hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Anthargange is Kolar Railway Station(3 km away).

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Kunti Betta Trek- 123 km from Bangalore

Kunti Betta Trek- 123 km from Bangalore
Counted among the most thrill-filled budget weekend getaways from Bangalore, Kunti Betta Trek is a fantastic trekking expedition, perfect to disconnect one from the urban discord. The experience, along with a rendezvous with nature, also involves spirituality and history as this place is significant in numerous ways.

There is an ancient temple located on the foothills of Kunti Betta that serves as the base camp. Next to the temple is a small pond which is believed to be holy. All in all, visiting Kunti Betta is a delight for any nature or adventure lover.

Distance: 123 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit 
in Kunti Betta:
Kunti Kund, Kunti Temple, Thonnur Lake, etc.

Things to do in Kunti Betta: 
Go for Night Trekking in the hills of Kunti Betta, Spend some time at the Thonnur Lake

Best Time:
Between the months of September to February

Ideal Weekend Duration: 1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:  Royal Orchid Brindavan Garden Palace & Spa, 
Silent Shores Resort & Spa

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport to Kunti Betta is Mysore Airport(33 km away).
By Road: There no buses available for Kunti Betta but still one can hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Kunti Betta is Mysore Railway Station(30 km away).

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Savandurga- 48.5 km from Bangalore

Savandurga- 48.5 km from Bangalore

One of the largest single rock formations in Asia, Savandurga is one of the best weekend getaways from Bangalore, located 69 km from it. If you are planning a trip with your friends, consider this twin peak for fun times. Indulging in trekking and climbing to the top at an elevation of 1,226 metres is a great way to fill your break with adrenaline-pumping adventure. Furthermore, the panoramic views from up here will sweep you off your feet.

Distance:
48.5 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Savandurga
:
Thippagondanahalli Reservoir, 
Manchinbele Dam, Narsimha Temple, etc.

Things to do i
n Savandurga:
Enjoy Rock Climbing around the hills, 
Have a fun Trek on the Savandurga Hill

Best Time:
Between the months of November to May

Ideal Weekend Duration: 1 day

Where to Stay: Eagleton the Golf Resort, 
Wonderla Resort

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport to Savandurga is Bangalore International Airport(55 km away).
By Road: There no buses available for Savandurga but still one can hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Savandurga is Magadi Railway Station(12 km away).

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Micro Light Flying in Bangalore

Micro Light Flying in Bangalore
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Bangalore is a town city that moves fast and does things in a whole different way. Within a fast-paced life, a small getting away from the town is something that becomes a must, growing over the weekend.

To help you plan a weekend trip from Bangalore, this aerial ride over the majestic city of Bangalore is sure going to find its way on your bucket list. Fly over 
Bangalore at a height of 40,000ft above sea level for more than 10 minutes in the total 20min experience.

This should be your goal of replacing any other Bangalore weekend getaway plans that you have.

Distance From Bangalore: 15.1 Km
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Mysore- 144.5 km from Bangalore

Mysore- 144.5 km from Bangalore

A city in Karnataka replete with architectural landmarks, palaces, and revered religious shrines, Mysore is one of the most promising weekend getaways from Bangalore with family. Being the former capital of the Kingdom of Mysore, Mysore is a treasure box of treats for sightseers, replete with dozens of tourist attractions.

The cultural diversity or Mysore and the variety of culinary delights are also widely admired by the tourists. Furthermore, the bustling markets of Mysore are famous among shoppers all over India.

Distance:
144.5 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Mysore:
 
Mysore Palace, Somanathapura Temple, Brindavan Gardens, Mysore Zoo, Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, etc.

Things to do in Mysore:
 
Admire the Royalty at the Mysore Palace, Take a walk in the Brindavan Gardens, Visit the Mysore Zoo

Best Time:
Between the months of July to February

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days 

Where to Stay: 
Best Resorts to Stay in Mysore

How to reach:

By Air: Mysore Airport is well-connected to all the cities of the country.
By Road: There are luxury buses available for Mysore also one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The nearest railway station is Mysore Railway Station(12 km away).

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Hogenakkal Waterfalls- 126 km from Bangalore

Hogenakkal Waterfalls- 126 km from Bangalore

180 km from Bangalore, Hogenakkal Waterfalls on Kaveri River is an unusual spectacle of nature worth checking out. Easily one of the budget weekend getaways from Bangalore, this sparkling cascade plummeting off the rocks creates a smokey effect.

Apart from enjoying a family picnic, taking in the soothing roar and plunge of the falls, you should also try coracle boat ride while you are here.

Distance: 126 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in 
Hogenakkal Waterfalls:
Hogenakkal Falls, Mettur Dam, Melagiri Hills

Things to do in 
Hogenakkal Waterfalls:
Go Boating in the waters of Hogenakkal, Enjoy the view of Mettur Dam

Best Time:
Between the months of October to February

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Sri Priya Lodge, 
A S Cottage

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Hogenakkal is Bangalore International Airport(121 km away)
By Road: There are private buses available for Hogenakkal also one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The nearest railway station is Dharmapuri Railway Station(27 km away).

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Kabini- 211 km from Bangalore

Kabini- 211 km from Bangalore

Get ready to take a plunge into an aura brimming with exotic wildlife and raw nature, spend your weekend in Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary, which is among the top Bangalore weekend getaways.

Located alongside the river Kabini, this wildlife reserve in Karnataka features a good range of luxury jungle resorts, ideal for a comfortable stay. Indulge in jungle safari and spot elephants, gaurs, and leopards. Or enjoy a soothing boating experience on the calm river.

Distance: 211 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Kabini
:
Kabini Dam, Nagarhole National Park, etc.

Things to do in Kabini: 
Go for a fun-filled Jungle Safari, Experience Boating in the Kabini River

Best Time:
Between the months of October to May

Ideal Weekend Duration: 1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Best Places and Resorts to Stay in Kabini

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport to Kabini is Coimbatore International Airport(127 km away).
By Road: There are private buses available for Kabini also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The nearest railway station is Mysore Railway Station which is about one and a half-hour ride from Kabini.

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Tadiandamol Trek- 269 km from Bangalore

Tadiandamol Trek- 269 km from Bangalore
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An adventure in Coorg that will revive your lost energy and add some extraordinary moments to your memory, Tadiandamol Trek is among the most stimulating weekend getaways near Bangalore.

On this 15 km trek that lets you reach an altitude of 1,748 metres, you will get to soothe your eyes with the mesmerizing beauty of the Western Ghats. Since it is the highest peak in Coorg, come prepared for an ultimate dose of adrenaline rush.

Distance:
269 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Tadiandamol: 
Tadiandamol Peak, Virajpet, etc.

Things to do in Tadiandamol:
 
Go Trekking to the Tadiandamol Peak, Visit the Virajpet

Best Time:
Between the months of December to May

Ideal Weekend Duration:
2 to 4 days

Where to Stay:
The Tamara Coorg, Misty Woods Resort

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport to Tadiandamol is Mangalore International Airport(118 km away).
By Road: There are private buses available for Tadiandamol also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The nearest railway station is Mysore Railway Station(107 km away).

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Masinagudi- 245 km from Bangalore

Masinagudi- 245 km from Bangalore

A part of Mudumalai National Park, Masinagudi is easily one of the most exhilarating Bangalore weekend getaways. Located in the lap of Nilgiri Hills in Tamil Nadu, this wildlife sanctuary, apart from wildlife exploration, is also an excellent choice if you want to spend a couple of days away from your exhausting routine.

Participate in jungle camping, indulge in a jeep safari, and absorb the fresh atmosphere of raw nature – Masinagudi is just 240 km away from Bangalore.

Distance:
245 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Masinagudi:

Masinagudi Jeep Safari, Maravakandy Dam, Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, etc.

Things to do in 
Masinagudi:
Have an Adventurous Jungle Stay at Masinagudi, 
Visit the Maravakandy Dam

Best Time:
Between the months of October to May

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Places to Stay in Masinagudi

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Masinagudi is Mysore Airport(90 km away)
By Road: There are private buses running daily from Coimbatore and Bangalore to Masinagudi also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The two nearest railway station from Masinagudi is Ooty and Coonoor which are just a few hours away.

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Kumara Parvatha Trek- 256 km from Bangalore



The second highest peak in Coorg, Karnataka, referred as Pushpagiri, is also the highest peak in Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary in the Western Ghats of Karnataka. Famous for being the 6th highest peak in Karnataka, this parvatha is situated in the Kodagu district of Dakshin Kannad.

It requires almost a 5-hour drive to cover the distance of 257 km from Bangalore. Coorg serves a perfect destination for a weekend getaway from Bangalore. This peak is located at the edge of Coorg and Dakshin district and is placed amidst dense jungles. Mangalore is the nearest airport destination.

Distance:
256 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Kumara Parvatha:
 
Kukke Shri Subrahmanya Temple, Mallali Waterfalls

Things to do in Kumara Parvatha:
 
Go for a Trek in the Hills of Kumara ParvathaVisit the Kukke Shri Subrahmanya Temple

Best Time:
Between the months of September to March

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
 Kesargali, WelcomHeritage Ayatana

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Kumara Parvatha is Mangalore Airport(84 km away).
By Road: There are private buses running to Kumara Parvatha on daily basis also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The two nearest railway station from Kumara Parvatha is Mysore and Hassan which are just a few hours away.

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Mullayanagiri- 243 km from Bangalore

Mullayanagiri- 243 km from Bangalore
It is not easy to find budget Weekend Getaways from Bangalore as refreshing as Mullayanagiri – the highest peak in Karnataka, a part of the Western Ghats. Whether you want to capture the exquisite hills shrouded in green covers or conquer the sky-high peak by hiking all the way to the top, an escape to Mullayanagiri sounds like the perfect plan. Being here also gives you a chance to come across river streams, temples, and caves.

Distance:
243 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Mullayanagiri:
 
Shiv Temple, etc.

Things to do in Mullayanagiri:

Go for a Trek in the Hills of Mullayanagiri, Visit the Shiv Temple on the hilltop of Mullayanagiri

Best Time:
Between the months of September to March

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Paradise Exotica, 
Hotel White Feather

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Mullayanagiri is Mangalore Airport(105 km away).
By Road: There are private buses running to Mullayanagiri on daily basis also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The two nearest railway station to Mullayanagiri is Chikmaglur and Kadur which are just a few hours away.

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Bandipur- 221 km from Bangalore

Bandipur- 221 km from Bangalore
Karnataka’s reckoned national reserve, Bandipur, homes to a wide array of animals and birds being conserved in-situ. Quite a large number of locals especially the ones who adore both animals and birds, Bandipur is the most popular weekend getaway. The atmosphere here is unruffled, and the lifestyle is eco-friendly. 

It is all over surrounded by foliage of lush green trees, shrubs, and bushes. They do have an in-house animal care centre to look after their conserved animals and birds. Moyar, Nugu as well as Kabini rivers supply their water to this natural reserve. You can rest yourself at Bandipur Safari Lodge throughout your weekend stay at Bandipur.

Distance:
221 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Bandipur: 
Bandipur National Park, Biligirirangan Hills, etc.

Things to do in Bandipur:
 
Explore Animals at Bandipur National Park, Enjoy Trekking at the Biligirirangan Hills

Best Time:
Between the months of October to March

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: 
Best Resorts to Stay in Bandipur

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Bandipur is Coimbatore Airport(84 km away).
By Road: There are private buses running to Bandipur on daily basis also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Bandipur is Mysore which are just a few hours away from the destination.

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Yercaud- 229 km from Bangalore

Yercaud- 229 km from Bangalore
Counted among the most scenic weekend getaways from Bangalore, Yercaud is a charming hill station in Tamil Nadu. If it is peace and company of nature you seek, you can be assured to find it here by covering a distance of a mere 230 km from Bangalore.

The misty landscapes of this destination during monsoons give a surreal touch to its visual appeal. However, irrespective of the season, Yercaud is always lush green.

Distance: 229 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Yercaud:
 
Yercaud Lake, 
32 km Loop Road, Pagoda Point, etc.

Things to do in Yercaud:
 
Visit Yercaud Lake, Enjoy Hiking at the Kiliyur Falls

Best Time:
Between the months of October to June

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: 
Best and Comfortable Resorts to Stay in Yercaud

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Yercaud is Coimbatore Airport(152 km away).
By Road: There are private buses running to Yercaud on daily basis also, one can go for a short road trip along the loop road to reach the destination.
By Train: The two nearest railway station to Yercaud is Danishpet and Salem which are just a few hours away from the destination.

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BR Hills- 172 km from Bangalore

BR Hills- 172 km from Bangalore

Also known as Biligirirangana Hills, this place is now declared as a tiger reserve by the government. This tourist spot is stuck between the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats, making it a paradise for visitors. Situated at a height of about 5100 ft, these hills offer a beautiful site to discover on your weekend getaway from Bangalore.

Distance: 172 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in BR Hills:
BRT Wildlife Sanctuary, 
Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple, Dodda Sampige Mara, etc.

Things to do in BR Hills
:
Visit the Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple,
Go River Rafting in Cauvery River

Best Time:
Between the months of November to March

Ideal Weekend Duration: 1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Resorts to Stay in BR Hills

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport to BR Hills is Mysore Airport(97 km away).
By Road: There are KSRTC Deluxe buses daily running from Chamarajnagar, Bangalore or Kanakapura to BR Hills. Also, one can drive from Bangalore to BR Hills as it takes about four hours to reach.
By Train: The nearest railway station to BR Hills is Chamarajanagar which is just a few hours away from the destination.

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Yelagiri Hills- 160 km from Bangalore

Yelagiri Hills- 160 km from Bangalore
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The list of the top weekend getaways from Bangalore is incomplete without a mention of Yelagiri Hills. Boasting an elevation of 1,111 metres, this hill station in Tamil Nadu has some interesting spots to explore and an untainted atmosphere to let you rewind in the company of nature.

What makes this a popular destination is a collection of Hindu temples in addition to several camping spots that are also just too perfect for nature and landscape photography. Besides, the cool climate also plays a pivotal role in keeping this place occupied with vacationers throughout the year.

Distance:
160 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Yelagiri Hills:
Punganoor Lake Park, Nature Park, Jalagamparai Waterfalls, Telescope Observatory, etc.

Things to do in Yelagiri Hills:
 
Experience the Natural Beauty at Jalagamparai Waterfalls, Visit the Telescope Observatory

Best Time:
Between the months of November to February

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Best Places to Resort on your Trip to Yelagiri Hills

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport to Yelagiri Hills is Bangalore Airport(123 km away).
By Road: There are private buses daily running from Bangalore and Vellore to Yelagiri Hills. Also, one can drive from Bangalore to Yelagiri Hills as it takes about four hours to reach.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Yelagiri Hills is Jolarpettai which is just a few hours away from the destination.

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Belur- Halebid- 222 km from Bangalore

Belur- Halebid- 222 km from Bangalore
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For that mystical touch just head out for Belur- Halebid which is another best weekend getaways near Bangalore. Close to the hilly landscapes of Chikmagalur and at an accessible distance from Bangalore lie the ancient temples of Belur and Halebidu. It is popular for a short trip from Bangalore.

Located at a separation of 16km from each other, these are major draws for the architecture enthusiasts as well as history buffs who throng here to see the majestic Chennakeshava and Hoysaleshwara temples. Adorned with rich carvings on the inner as well as outer walls, the temples are hotspots for exploration even after 8 centuries of being in existence!

Distance:
222 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Belur- Halebid:

Belur, Hoysaleswara Temple, Yagachi Dam

Things to do in 
Belur- Halebid:
Visit the town of Belur, Spend a day at the Yagachi Dam

Best Time:
Between the months of October to February

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Water View Holiday Retreat, The Coffee Castel Villa

How to reach:

By Air:
The two nearest airports to Belur- Halebid is Mysore Airport and Mangalore International Airport.
By Road: There are private buses daily running from Bangalore to Belur- Halebid. Also, one can drive from Bangalore to Belur- Halebid as it takes about five hours to reach.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Belur- Halebid are Mysore, Mangalore and Hassan which are just a few hours away from the destination.

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Nagarhole- 222 km from Bangalore

Nagarhole- 222 km from Bangalore

Nagarhole is Bangalore’s small town and a perfect weekend getaway for rejuvenating yourself. The village presents an awe-winning natural setting which nestles a wide array of native flora and fauna. It is a nature lover’s paradise and a bang on the destination for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.

You can either reach this town by railway, roadway or airway. Nagarhole National Park homes to some rare species of tigers, leopards, crocodiles, deer and wild dogs.

Distance:
222 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Nagarhole:

Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Nagarhole National Park, Rameshwara Temple, etc.

Things to do in Nagarhole:

Have a Trekking experience at Nagarhole National Park, Visit the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

Best Time:
Between the months of October to May

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: 
Best Resorts in Nagarhole

How to reach:

By Air:
The two nearest airports to Nagarhole are Calicut Airport and Bangalore International Airport.
By Road: There are KSRTC Deluxe buses daily running from various cities to Nagarhole. Also, one can drive from Bangalore to Nagarhole as it takes about five hours to reach.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Nagarhole is Mysore and Mahe which are just a few hours away from the destination.

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Horsley Hills- 157 km from Bangalore

Horsley Hills- 157 km from Bangalore

If you are looking for weekend getaways around Bangalore where you can enjoy a laid back weekend, relaxing in the lap of nature, Horsley Hills in Andhra Pradesh is a pleasant hill station perched at an elevation of 1,290 metres.

From a serene lake to several vantage points offering panoramic views of sweeping landscapes, Horsley Hills has enough attractions to keep you amused throughout your break. Besides, it is also an excellent choice for photography, nature walks, and bird watching.

Distance:
157 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Horsley Hills:
 
Kaigal Falls, Chennakesava Temple, Horsley Hills Zoo, etc.

Things to do in Horsley Hills:
 
Spend a day at the Horsley Hills Zoo, Visit the Whisper Wind View Point

Best Time:
Between the months of December to March

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Horsley Hills Holiday Homes, Horsley Hills Haritha Hill Resort

How to reach: 

By Air:
The nearest airport to Horsley Hills is Bangalore International Airport.
By Road: There are APSRTC Deluxe buses daily running from various cities to Horsley Hills. Also, one can drive from Bangalore to Horsley Hills as it takes about three and a half hours to reach.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Horsley Hills is Tirupati which is just a few hours away from the destination.

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Mudumalai- 235 km from Bangalore

Mudumalai- 235 km from Bangalore
Separated from Bangalore by a short distance of 230 km, Mudumalai National Park is home to a wide array of wildlife species including tigers. The rich biodiversity of the area and the scenic landscapes make it one of the best weekend getaways near Bangalore.

Apart from Bengal tigers, you can also spot elusive leopards, elephants, gaurs, and a variety of birds. So if exploring raw nature on a jungle safari sounds exciting to you, this is a great weekend escape.

Distance:
235 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Mudumalai
:
Mudumalai National Park
Theppakadu Elephant Camp

Things to do in Mudumalai:

Spend a day at the Mudumalai National ParkPet the Elephants at Theppakadu Elephant Camp

Best Time:
Between the months of December to June

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
 Best Places to Stay in Mudumalai

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Mudumalai is Coimbatore Airport(127 km away).
By Road: There are private buses daily running from various cities to Mudumalai. Also, one can drive from Bangalore to Mudumalai as it takes about five hours to reach.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Mudumalai is Coimbatore which is just a few hours away from the destination.

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Kolli Hills- 257 km from Bangalore

Kolli Hills- 257 km from Bangalore
A quiet mountain range located in the Eastern Ghats in Tamil Nadu, Kolli Hills is among the most underrated Weekend Getaways from Bangalore for family. The refreshing beauty of the place along with its untainted atmosphere makes it an excellent destination to spend some quality time with your dear ones.

Though there is not much in terms of man-made attractions here, the pleasant climate, proximity from Bangalore, and slow pace of life make for perfect factors for city dwellers to enjoy their weekends here.

Distance:
257 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Kolli Hills:

Arappaleshwar Temple, Agaya Gangai Waterfalls, etc.

Things to do in Kolli Hills:
 
Spend a day at the Agaya Gangai Waterfalls, Visit the Arappaleshwar Temple

Best Time:
Between the months of February to December

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: 
Best Resort to Stay in Kolli Hills

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Kolli Hills is Salem Airport(30 km away).
By Road: There are private buses daily running from various cities to Kolli Hills. Also, one can drive from Bangalore to Kolli Hills as it takes about five hours to reach.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Kolli Hills is Salem which is just a few hours away from the destination.
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Coonoor- 293 km from Bangalore

Coonoor- 293 km from Bangalore

Wildlife enthusiasts, trekkers, and vacationers – every kind of traveller cherishes their time in Coonoor, for it is among the best weekend getaways near Bangalore. The second largest hill station in the Nilgiri Hills, Coonoor is visually stunning with lush green landscapes embellished with colourful houses.

Spend your time here climbing the swelling Nilgiri Hills, take a tour of the vast tea gardens, or let your body and mind rest at one of the luxury resorts – every kind of experience is possible in Coonoor. 

Distance:
293 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Coonoor:
 
Catherine Falls, Sim’s Park, Droog Fort, etc.

Things to do in Coonoor:
 
Enjoy a fun-filled day at the Catherine Falls, Explore the Droog Fort, Go Shopping in the Local markets of Coonoor

Best Time:
Between the months of October to March

Ideal Weekend Duration:
2 to 3 days

Where to Stay:
Best Resorts to Stay in Coonoor

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Coonoor is Coimbatore International Airport(45  km away)
By Road: There are private buses running to Coonoor on daily basis also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Coonoor is Mettupalayam(45 km away) which connects the town to all the cities.

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Gokarna- 487 km from Bangalore

Gokarna- 487 km from Bangalore

Being a popular pilgrimage and a perfectly chilled out destination, Gokarna is certainly among the best weekend getaways from Bangalore for family. Located on the Arabian Sea, this coastal town in Karnataka has scores of revered Hindu temples bringing in throngs of pilgrims all round the year.

The pristine beaches separating the town from the sea are another factor why Gokarna is rapidly becoming a favourite among local and foreign vacationers. And if you are in the mood for some adventure, Gokarna Beach Trek is always an exciting plan to enhance your weekend fun.

Distance:
487 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Gokarna:
 
Om Beach, Mahabaleshwar Temple, Kudle Beach, Half moon beach

Things to do in Gokarna:

Enjoy Trekking at the Beach, Visit the Mahabaleshwar Temple

Best Time:
Between the months of October to March

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Best Places & Resorts to Stay in Gokarna

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Gokarna is Goa Airport(106 km away).
By Road: There are private buses daily running from various cities to Gokarna. Also, one can drive from Bangalore to Gokarna as it takes about five hours to reach.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Gokarna is Gokarna Road Station which is just a few hours away from the destination.

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Shimoga- 302 km from Bangalore

Shimoga- 302 km from Bangalore
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Renamed as Shivmogga, Shimoga is a famous Bangalore weekend getaway which has always enjoyed its status of being a place blessed with immense natural aura and beauty. Shimoga is irrigated by the Tunga and Bhadra River.

Home to numerous waterfalls, the place truly decks up itself in the months of Monsoon- The tallest waterfalls in India, Jog Falls also cascade down the rocky edges of Shimoga. Be it lush forests, waterfalls, mountains or dams- Shimoga has it all!

Distance:
302 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Shimoga:
Dabbe Falls, Kodachadri, Jog Falls, etc.

Things to do in Shimoga:
 
Enjoy a day at the Jog Falls, Visit the Kodachadri

Best Time:
Between the months of October to March

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: 
Best Homestays to Stay in Shimoga

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Shimoga is Mangalore Airport(195 km away).
By Road: There are private buses daily running from various cities to Shimoga. Also, one can drive from Bangalore to Shimoga as it takes about five hours to reach.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Shimoga is Bangalore which is just a few hours away from the destination.

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Munnar- 476 km from Bangalore

Munnar- 476 km from Bangalore

Above the clouds, away from the urban cacophony and soaring temperatures – Munnar is a hill station in Kerala and certainly one of the best weekend getaways from Bangalore.

Best known for its numerous tea plantations and impressive biota, Munnar is frequented by tourists from all over the country during all seasons. To add more comfort and fun to your visit, the town has an exciting range of holiday resorts and hotels.

Distance:
476 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Munnar:
Attukal Waterfalls, Pothamedu View Point, TATA Tea Museum, etc.

Things to do in Munnar:
Hike to the Anamudi Peak, Visit the Attukal Waterfalls

Best Time:
Between the months of September to May

Ideal Weekend Duration:
2 to 3 days

Where to Stay:
Best Places to Stay on your Visit to Munnar

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Munnar is Kochi Airport(110 km away).
By Road: There are private buses daily running from various cities to Munnar. Also, one can drive from Bangalore to Munnar as it takes about five hours to reach.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Munnar is Aluva which is just 100 km away from the destination.

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Pondicherry- 310 km from Bangalore

Pondicherry- 310 km from Bangalore

Driving you away from all your personal and professional life complications, Pondicherry is a perfect getaway with a bundle of massive surprises. You can either head towards exploring unspoiled virgin beaches here or experiencing the gushing sound of backwaters.

Spiritually, this place has an excellent influencing aura to calm all your stress, anxiety and frustrations. Nevertheless, it is now gaining a global attraction for its shoppers to stop to buy some exquisite traditional handmade items. People travel miles to buy textiles and silk sold out in the markets of Pondicherry.

Distance:
310 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Pondicherry:

Paradise Beach, Auroville, Rock Beach, Old Lighthouse, Pondy Bazaar, etc.

Things to do in Pondicherry:
Scuba Diving at Eastern Coast of India, Visit the Auroville, Relax at Old Lighthouse

Best Time: Between the months of October to March

Ideal Weekend Duration:
2 to 3 days

Where to Stay: Best Resorts to Stay while Visiting Pondicherry

How to reach:

By Air:
Mysore Airport is well-connected to all the cities of the country.
By Road: There are private buses daily running from various cities to Pondicherry. Also, one can drive from Bangalore to Pondicherry as it takes about six hours to reach.
By Train: The nearest railway station is Villupuram Railway Junction.

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Kodaikanal- 465 km from Bangalore

Kodaikanal- 465 km from Bangalore

Some of the perks of choosing Kodaikanal over other weekend getaways from Bangalore is that you are in for untainted atmosphere and unrivalled mountain views from an altitude of 2,133 metres. Besides, its lush greenery along with its numerous waterfalls are known to heal tired souls.

The beauty of this place is sure to revive all your senses. Since this hill station is counted among the most popular ones in Tamil Nadu, there is no dearth of luxury as well as budget resorts to accommodate you and your family.

Distance:
465 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Kodaikanal:
 
Kodaikanal Lake, Coakers Walk, Bryant Park

Things to do in Kodaikanal:
Go for a walk at the Coakers Walk, Visit the Kodaikanal Lake

Best Time:
Between the months of March to June

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Best Places to Stay in Kodaikanal

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Kodaikanal is Madurai Airport(120 km away).
By Road: There are TNSTC buses connecting Kodaikanal to various cities. Also, one can hire a cab from Bangalore to Kodaikanal as it takes about eight hours to reach.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Kodaikanal is Kodai Road(100km away).

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Hampi- 341 km from Bangalore

Hampi-  341 km from Bangalore
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The city of ruins, the ancient capital of the Vijayanagara Empire, is popular for its religious prominence and amazing architecture. The World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO is an abode of fascinating landscapes and intriguing river banks and water bodies. It is the most amazing place amongst all the weekend getaways from Bangalore.

Distance: 341 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Hampi:
Archeological Museum, 
Yantrodharaka Hanuman Temple, Vijaya Vittala Temple, Virupaksha Temple, etc.

Things to do in Hampi
:
Enjoy Rock Climbing at Hemakuta Hills,
 Visit the Ruins of Virupaksha Temple

Best Time:
Between the months of October to March

Ideal Weekend Duration: 2 to 4 days

Where to Stay: Best Places to Stay in Hampi

How to reach:

By Air: The two nearest airports to Hampi is Hubli Airport and Bangalore International Airport.
By Road: There are many private buses connecting Hampi to various cities. Also, one can hire a cab from Bangalore to Hampi as it takes about six and a half hours to reach.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Hampi is Hospet Station(13km away).

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Kudremukh- 332 km from Bangalore

Kudremukh- 332 km from Bangalore
Take the break that you deserve, and drive all the way to this serene hill station in Karnataka with your group. A small settlement in the Western Ghats, majorly known for Kudremukh Peak that has a height of 1,894 metres, Kudremukh is one of the most recommended weekend getaways from Bangalore for adventure.

With misty views of the gorgeous mountains and Lakya Dam, Kudremukh is picturesque. Hike through the scenic trail that lets you witness the beauty of lush green, rolling hills and embrace a feeling of triumph when you reach the top.

Distance:
332 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Kudremukh:
 
Kudremukh Peak, Kudremukh National Park, Hanuman Gundi Falls, Kalasa

Things to do in Kudremukh:
Enjoy Trekking at Kudremukh Peak, Visit the Kudremukh National Park, Spend a day at the Hanuman Gundi Falls

Best Time:
Between the months of October to May

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Best Places & Resorts to Stay in Kudremukh

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Kudremukh is Mangalore Airport(93 km away).
By Road: There are many KSRTC buses connecting Kudremukh to various cities. Also, one can hire a cab from Bangalore to Kudremukh.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Kudremukh is Mangalore Station(113km away).

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Dudhsagar Falls- 564 km from Bangalore

Dudhsagar Falls- 564 km from Bangalore

All nature lovers in Bangalore should add Dudhsagar Falls to their bucket lists because it is, indeed, a sight to behold. Featuring 5 drops plummeting into a pool of freshwater, this waterfall in Goa has a total height of 320 metres, making it one of the tallest waterfalls in India. Located amidst the lush greenery of the Mollem National Park, the cascade and its surrounding region makes for an ideal picnic spot.

Distance:
564 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Dudhsagar:
 
Dudhsagar Falls, Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, etc.

Things to do in Dudhsagar:
Enjoy Bird Watching at Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, Visit the Dudhsagar Falls

Best Time:
Between the months of October to May

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Dudhsagar Plantation, Shangri-la Jungle Village Resort

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Dudhsagar is Dabolim Airport(70 km away).
By Road: There are many GTDC buses connecting Dudhsagar to various cities. Also, one can hire a cab from Bangalore to Dudhsagar.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Dudhsagar is Collem Station(6 km away).

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Agumbe- 348 km from Bangalore

Agumbe- 348 km from Bangalore
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On the southern shores of Karnataka is a rainforest that is beautiful in its serenity and sheer lush covers of green trees that make even sunlight seems a rare commodity. Home to numerous and diverse animal species, Agumbe also plays host to an amazing number of medicinal plants that are unique to this region.

The formidable King Cobra has also made this lush woodland it is home.

Distance: 348 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Agumbe
:
Agumbe Ghat,
Agumbe Rainforest Research Centre, Koodlu Thertha Falls

Things to do in Agumbe
:
Enjoy a fun-filled day at the Agumbe Ghat,
Visit the Koodlu Thertha Falls

Best Time: Between the months of June to October

Ideal Weekend Duration: 1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
The Highlands Homestay, Muduvalli Heritage Homestay

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Agumbe is Mangalore Airport(106 km away).
By Road: There are many KSRTC buses connecting Agumbe to various cities. Also, one can go for a road trip from Bangalore to Agumbe as it takes around eight hours to reach.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Agumbe is Udupi Station(54 km away).

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Mangalore- 352 km from Bangalore

Mangalore- 352 km from Bangalore
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A treasure trove of interesting tourist attractions, Mangalore is a relaxed coastal city in Karnataka dotted with spectacular beaches and historical structures. Some of the sites that make it hold a spot among the best Bangalore weekend getaways are the 9th Century Kadri Manjunath Temple and St. Aloysius Chapel.

For experiencing serenity in its purest form, you can head to Panambur Beach and Tannirbhavi Beach while you are here.

Distance: 352 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Mangalore
:
Karkala, 
Mudabidri, Dharmasthala, Kukke Subramanya

Things to do in Mangalore
:
Enjoy a fun-filled day at the Butterfly Park,
 Spend a Day at the Ullal Beach, Visit the Dharmasthala

Best Time:
Between the months of September to April

Ideal Weekend Duration: 1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: Best Resorts in Mangalore

How to reach:

By Air:
Mangalore Airport is well-connected to all the cities of the country.
By Road: There are many KSRTC buses connecting Mangalore to various cities. Also, one can go on a road trip from Bangalore to Mangalore.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Mangalore Railway Station.

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Jog Falls- 402 km from Bangalore

Jog Falls- 402 km from Bangalore

The second highest waterfalls in India, the Jog falls are located in the Shimoga District of Karnataka. Originating from the Shravathi River, the cascades of the falls create an intense rhythm of rock against water.

Falling from a height of 830m, they are second only to the Nohkalikai Falls in Meghalaya. Head to these falls for an experience of intense beauty and calmness, in spite of the noise!

Distance:
402 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Jog Falls: 
Jog Falls, Sigandur, Thyvare Koppa Lion and Tiger Reserve, etc.

Things to do in Jog Falls: 
Enjoy Water sports in Jog Falls, Spend a Day at the Thyvare Koppa Lion and Tiger Reserve

Best Time:
Between the months of July to December

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Mattuga Resort, Ibbani Homestay

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Jog Falls is Hubli Airport.
By Road: There are private buses running to Jog Falls on a daily basis also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Jog Falls is Shimoga which is just a few hours away.

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Murudeshwara- 489 km from Bangalore

Murudeshwara- 489 km from Bangalore
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How would you like to get away for the weekend, to a destination that offers ‘divine’ beauty? Murudeshwara in the Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka state offers just that!

Famous for having the second tallest Shiva statue in the world, at the Murideshwara Temple, you cannot help but bend your head in benevolence when you see the majestic structure! Located along the Arabian Sea, the temple is an example of immense architectural intricacy.

Distance:
489 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Murudeshwara:

Netrani Island, Murudeshwar Temple, Murudeshwar Fort, etc.

Things to do in Murudeshwara:
Explore the Beauty of Netrani Island, Spend a Day at the Murudeshwar Temple

Best Time:
Between the months of October to May

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Mavalli Beach Heritage Hotel, Wild Woods Resort, Yaala’s Beach Inn

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Murudeshwar is Mangalore Airport(134 km away).
By Road: There are private buses running to Murudeshwar on daily basis also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The nearest railway station is Murudeshwar Junction.

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Mahabalipuram- 352 km from Bangalore

Mahabalipuram- 352 km from Bangalore

Located off the coast of Tamil Nadu, about 60km from Chennai, Mahabalipuram is not just a beach or a shoreline, it is, in fact, one of the sites of architectural marvels.

The Mahabalipuram temple is most famous for its depictions of the chariots of the warriors of the Mahabharata, called Rathas all of which are in a regal form, some rising to as high as two or three storeys. There is another remarkable sculpture that adorns the temple walls which is called the Descent of the Ganges.

Depicting the time when Lord Shiva made the River Ganga descend from the heavens to the earth, it uses the natural relief of the rock to emphasize the river and has carvings of various Gods and Goddesses beholding the wonder with their open eyes!

Distance:
352 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Mahabalipuram:
Shore Temple, Pancha Rathas, Arjuna’s Penance, etc.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram:
Explore the Rocks at Arjuna’s Penance, Spend some Quality time at the Mahabalipuram Beach, Visit the Shore Temple

Best Time:
Between the months of October to March

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: 
Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay, Welcomhotel Kences Palm Beach

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Mahabalipuram is Chennai Airport(40 km away).
By Road: There are private buses running to Mahabalipuram on daily basis also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Mahabalipuram is Egmor Junction(located in Chennai).

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Udupi- 403 km from Bangalore

Udupi- 403 km from Bangalore

One of the top weekend getaways from Bangalore for family, Udupi is a peaceful city lying between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats in the state of Karnataka. It is dotted with a number of highly revered Hindu temples, attracting people from all over the country to enjoy an immersion into spirituality.

Dating back to the 13th Century, Sri Krishna Temple is the major attraction in addition to Malpe Beach and several other old temples.

Distance:
403 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Udupi:
Sri Krishna Matha, St. Mary’s Island, Malpe Beach, etc.

Things to do in Udupi:
Visit the Sri Krishna Matha, Enjoy a day at the St. Mary’s Island

Best Time:
Between the months of October to March

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Best Resorts to Stay in Udupi

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Udupi is Mangalore Airport(45 km away).
By Road: There are private buses running to Udupi on daily basis also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The nearest railway station is Udupi Junction.

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Bekal- 375 km from Bangalore

Bekal- 375 km from Bangalore
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Home to the picturesque Bekal Fort, Bekal is an incredible destination located in Kasargod district in Northern Kerala. Sprawling to almost 40 acres, the fort was built exclusively for defence purposes and ingeniously rises from the sea itself!

A stunning location right off the sea coast beautifies this charming place even more!

Distance:
375 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Bekal:
Bekal Fort, Bekal Beach, Chandragiri Fort

Things to do in Bekal:
Witness the Beauty of the Bekal Fort, Have a Relaxing Day at the Bekal Beach

Best Time:
Between the months of October to March

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Taj Bekal Resort & Spa, The Lalit Resort & Spa

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Bekal is Mangalore Airport(60 km away).
By Road: There are private buses running to Bekal on daily basis also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Bekal is Kasargod and Kanhangad Railway Station.

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Goa- 572 km from Bangalore

Goa- 572 km from Bangalore
If you are a beach lover stuck in the humdrum affairs of life in Bangalore, take an overnight journey and greet the sea in Goa. Once a Portuguese Colony, Goa is the most popular beach destination in the country, featuring some pristine beaches and a diverse range of water sports are available there.

The lively atmosphere and breathtaking natural scenery of Goa make it a fun spot to visit with your buddies and spend a momentous weekend. Bask under the sun, set out to explore the treasure box of attractions it is, and click the sun while it is setting behind the sea.

Distance:
572 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Goa:
Baga Beach, Calangute Beach, Grand Island, Fort Aguada

Things to do in Goa:

Enjoy Moonlight Kayaking at Bambolin Beach, Have an Ocean Trek at Arambol, Scuba Diving in Malvan

Best Time:
Between the months of October to March

Ideal Weekend Duration:
3 to 7 days

Where to Stay: 
Best Resorts in Goa to Stay

How to reach:

By Air: Goa International Airport is well-connected to all the cities of the country.
By Road: There are several private and state-owned buses running to and from Goa on a daily basis also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: There are six railway stations in Goa but most used ones are Madgaon or Vasco-da-Gama.

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Alleppey- 594 km from Bangalore

Alleppey- 594 km from Bangalore

Putting on offer the charm of the rustic Kerala backwaters, Alleppey is a little piece of paradise in Kerala, located 580 km away from Bangalore. Whether you want to absorb the pure essence of Kerala and its unique culture, relax on one of the beaches till the sun goes down, or explore a gorgeous network of canals and lagoons in a mobile houseboat – Alleppey is one of the most soothing weekend getaways around Bangalore.

Distance:
594 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Alleppey: 

Kuttanad Backwaters, St. Mary's Forane Church, Krishnapuram Palace

Things to do in Alleppey:

Spend some Fun Time at Backwaters, Explore the Royal Krishnapuram Palac, Enjoy Your Stay in Kuttanad

Best Time:
Between the months of June to March

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: 
Best Places to Stay in Alleppey

How to reach:

By Air:
The nearest airport to Alleppey is Kochi Airport(60 km away).
By Road: There are private buses running to Alleppy on daily basis also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Alleppey is Alappuzha Railway Station.

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Badami- 446 km from Bangalore

Badami- 446 km from Bangalore
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Rocky landscapes, ravines, and ancient architectures- all of these combine to make Badami a must-go destination for all those plagued by the incurable wanderlust! The Agashthya tank is the major centre for all the tourist attractions located in Badami.

Mainly the cave temples and the Bhuthanatha temple are what attract most crowds to this impeccable paradise of rocky landscapes.

Distance:
446 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Badami:

Cave Temples, Agastya Lake, Bhuthanatha Temple, etc.

Things to do in Badami: 
Enjoy a Relaxing day at the Agastya Lake, Visit the Cave Temples of Badami

Best Time:
Between the months of October to April

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: 
Best Places & Resorts to Stay in Badami

How to reach:

By Air: 
The nearest airport to Badami is Bangalore International Airport.
By Road: There are private buses running to Badami on daily basis also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination
By Train: The city of Badami is well-connected through Badam Railway Station to various cities of the country.

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Rameshwaram- 627 km from Bangalore

Rameshwaram- 627 km from Bangalore
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Located in the Ramanathapuram District of Tamil Nadu, Rameshwaram is a beach town that doubles up as a place of religious importance. An Island off the southernmost tip of the country, it is connected to the mainland by the Pamban Bridge.

The Ramanthaswamy Temple, which is the most notable landmark of this destination and is a gem of architecture! Travel to this beautiful temple town for its architectural beauties and beach reliefs!

Distance:
627 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Rameshwaram:

Ramanathaswamy Temple, Agnitheertham

Things to do in Rameshwaram:

Spend a day visiting the Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple, Visit the Ramanathaswamy Temple

Best Time:
Between the months of October to April

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay:
Hyatt Place, Cabana Coral Reef

How to reach:

By Air:
The two nearest airports to Rameshwaram is Madurai and Tuticorin.
By Road: There are private buses running to Rameshwaram on daily basis also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The city of Rameshwaram is well-connected through Rameshwaram Railway Station to various cities of the country.

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Kovalam- 726 km from Bangalore

Kovalam- 726 km from Bangalore
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The coastline of Kerala is famous for its warm, tropical and pristine beaches. It’s hard to pick favorites amongst such stunning beauties, but Kovalam has an edge over the others! Easily approachable by road, going to the beach itself is s journey into travel love!

Shielded by rocky cliffs on either side, Kovalam is surely a place where you can enjoy playing in the water or just resting on the sandbar!

Distance: 
726 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Kovalam:
 
Samudra Beach, Aruvikkara Dam, Vellayani Lake

Things to do in Kovalam:
Enjoy Boating in the Vellayani Lake, 
Visit the Aruvikkara Dam

Best Time:
Between the months of September to March

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: 
Best Beach Resorts to Stay in Kovalam

How to reach:

By Air: 
The two nearest airports to Kovalam is Trivandrum International Airport(15  km away).
By Road: There are private buses running to Kovalam on daily basis also, one can always hire a cab or a self-driven taxi to reach the destination.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Kovalam is Thiruvananthapuram Central which connects the town to all the cities.

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Kochi- 548 km from Bangalore

Kochi- 548 km from Bangalore

A coastal city in Kerala, Kochi is one of the most refreshing weekend getaways from Bangalore for family. Dotted with numerous buildings exhibiting architectural brilliance through their colourful structures built in European and Portuguese styles, this city has a rich history and cultural diversity.

Whether you are a history buff or just another vacationer seeking some quiet moments on the beach, Kochi makes available all kinds of experiences for people visiting this gorgeous city.

Distance:
548 km from Bangalore

Places to Visit in Kochi: 
Chottanikara Bhagavathy Temple, Folklore Museum, Andhakaranazhi Beach, Santa Cruz Basilica, etc.

Things to do in Kochi:
Enjoy with the Elephants at the Elephant Centre, Explore the view of Marine Drive, Spend a day at the Fort Kochi

Best Time:
Between the months of July to April

Ideal Weekend Duration:
1 to 2 days

Where to Stay: 
Best Resorts to Stay in Kochi

How to reach:

By Air:
Cochin International Airport is well-connected to all the cities of the country.
By Road: There are many private connecting Kochi to various cities. Also, one can hire a cab or a self-driven taxi from Bangalore to Kochi.
By Train: There are three railway stations in Kochi but a most used one is Ernakulam Junction South.

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