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Best Places to Visit in Less Than 100 Kms From Bangalore

 

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    • Bangalore with all its coveted titles of being an IT capital, a pub city, and a music empire has a unique charm of being conveniently located close to some brilliant getaways. Every destination fulfills a distinct need or desire either with its picturesque location, natural wonders, adventure and outdoor quotient, cultural heritage or luxurious ambience.  

      Here’s the list of top 20 tourist places near Bangalore within 100km:

    • Adventure Activities

    • 01Big Banyan Tree

      Big Banyan Tree

      Distance fron Bangalore: 28km

      Locally referred to as Dodda Alada Mara, Big Banyan Tree is one of nearest attraction and must visit places in Bangalore within 100km distance. A canopy of a tree’s labyrinth of roots, stretch to find intricate webs spun, rest in the tree’s cool shade or just spread out a picnic fare…everything seems wonderful around here.

      Located on the Bangalore-Tumkur Highway at Ramohalli Village, this amazing tree offers vision of green all around to relax and unwind in nature’s company. Make most of this getaway by also visiting neighbouring hot spots like Manchanabele Reservoir and Savanadurga Hill.  The backwaters of Manchanabelle offer tranquil environs for a day of kayaking, canoeing, and even short hikes around the area.

      Big Banyan Tree Cycling Package: 

      One of the most famous landmarks around Bangalore, the Big Banyan Tree is often called one of its wonders. One of the best ways to see it is by cycling to the ‘DoddaAlada Mara’ with your group!

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    • 02Ramanagaram

      Ramanagaram

      Ramanagaram shot to fame as the hideout of the fearful dacoit Gabbar from the Bollywood blockbuster Sholay. A rock climber’s paradise, it is ideally located 50km of Bangalore. Also popular as Silk City, the area around Ramanagaram has plenty of temples and shrines too. Surrounded by seven hills, if you are a nature lover this is perhaps the best treat you’ll ever get at such a short drive outside the city.

      Of the plenty of hillocks, Ramadevara Betta is one of the most known. There is plenty to explore here and the locals are friendly and offer guidance. Ramanagaram is also home to several species of birds and animals. Without much adduce, it is among the perfect places to visit near Bangalore within 100km.

      Ramnagara Night Trek: 

      See the quiet and serene terrain of Ramnagara on Night trek which will enable you to be in the company of nature in the quietest of times.
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    • 03Anthargange Caves

      Distance fron Bangalore: 60km

      Spend the day amidst mythology, stories of Gods and Goddess as you experience nature alongside at Anthargange. Referred to as Kashi of the South, it has a perennial spring near the Kashi Vishwanatha Temple. A rocky hill terrain in Kolar district, the beauty and major attraction of Anthargange are its volcanic rock formations and natural caves formed from these set of rocks. Set amidst dense forest cover at the bottom of the hill, it’s interesting to see change in topography as you climb uphill.

      A haven for adventure lovers and trekkers, the caves are mystical and worthy of exploring. While a few are impossible to venture into, some can be seen by crawling through. Trekking trails are fairly easy as the initial stretch is well laden with steps and then you can choose a path of your choice. The view of Kolar city from above is quiet mesmerizing. Apart from trek, the rocky surface is ideal for adventure activities like rappelling and rock climbing. If adrenaline rush is what you are seeking, this place is ideal for night trekking and camping too.

      Anthargange Night Trek and Cave Exploration Package: 

      Explore the rocky escapes of Anthargange, and go on a thrilling adventure of cave exploration with a night trek to the Peak!

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    • 04Savandurga Hills

      Savandurga Hills
      Image Credit : Sudarshana

      Distance fron Bangalore: 50km

      An avid trekker? Climb Asia’s largest monolith at Savandurga as it’s an adrenaline rush for the adventurer in you. The trek here can be challenging as you climb up the smooth exterior of the monolith comprising of two hills – Karigudda and Biligudda. Surrounded by thick forests of shrubs and dry grasslands, Savandurga has had mentions in history too.

      While both hills throw a vertical climb challenge at you, Biligudda is an easier climb, whereas Karigudda is a trail less explored and tougher. The ascend to Biligudda lands at the fort ruins built by Kempegowda. Getting up the fort tower is one requiring hard work, but does pay you off with beautiful vistas of the surroundings.

      Savandurga Night Trek Package:

      An offbeat trekking experience, the Savandurga night trek will enable you to see the beautifully calm landscapes and on top of it a stunning sunrise the next morning. 

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      Savandurga Night Trek and Water Activities near Bangalore

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    • 05Makalidurga

      Makalidurga
      Image Credit : Sakeeb Sabakka

      Distance fron Bangalore: 58km

      An outstanding destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers, Makalidurga gives trekking an excitement quotient. The place delights with a heady mix of a hilly terrain, ruined fortress, pathless trails, forest and wildlife. A destination cut-off from civilization, on a trek you’ve got to be well prepared with equipment and supplies.

      So quiet are the locales that it almost resembles surreal. The trek leads you to the Makalidurga fortress located atop a granite hillock. A fairly easy trail, Makalidurga is lesser known. Around the area, you can find other fascinating trails such as the Antharagange and Kaivara. Also, check out most popular hill stations in and around Karnataka

      Makalidurga Night Trekking Package:  

      Traverse the rocky escapes of Makalidurga and satisfy your love for adventure, trekking, rappelling and night trek.

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      Makalidurga Night Trek, Bangalore

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    • 06Ghati Subramanya Temple

      Ghati Subramanya Temple
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      Distance fron Bangalore: 60km

      Located in the lovely countryside just 60km outside of Bangalore city near Doddaballapur, is the mystical Ghati Subramanya Temple. The unique feature of the temple is the idol of its two deities Subramanya and Laxmi Narayana. Both are carved from the same idol. Lord Subramanya is positioned towards the East, Lord Lakshmi Narasimha stands at the back of the same idol, facing the West. The devotees obtain a darshan of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha by way of a strategically placed mirror. 

      A temple of great significance amongst devotees which is believed to have a self-originated idol, this can be a comforting getaway with minimal things to do around. Perhaps, exactly what you are looking to do at one of the tourist places near Bangalore within 100km.

      Ghati Ghats Cycling Tour: 

      Start off on an amazing cycling trail that will lead you away from urbanization and into landscapes that are purified by the pure beauty of nature 

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      Cycling in Ghati Ghats, Karnataka

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    • 07Sangama and Mekedatu

      Sangama and Mekedatu
      Image Credit : Nagarjun Kandukuru

      Distance fron Bangalore: 92km

      Sangama is a point of confluence where River Akravathi meets River Cauvery. Invariably a beautiful spot, on a trip to this place you can plan for trekking, swimming, fishing and also a visit to the Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary. A nature trip packed with loads of adventure, you can explore the region to your fullest. Unwind amongst the greenery and soothing sounds of the rivers. Just four kilometers away is Mekedatu, a breath-taking sight of the River Cauvery flowing through a tapered gorge.  

      Mekedatu charms with pouring waters, striking landscapes, and unscathed picnic spots. Visit this place post monsoon when the river is in full strength and flows with great vigor. To conclude, there are several places of interest located within a short drive distance from Bangalore. To beat the city’s rushed paced of life over a weekend you can head to either of these spots and get revitalized.

      Sangama and Mekedatu Cycling Tour: 

      Embark on your bicycles and set out on a cycling tour to Mekedatu and Muthati, passing through stunning landscapes and serene outcrops of forests and streams.

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      Cycling Around Bangalore To Mekedatu & Mutthathi

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    • 08Hesaraghatta

      Hesaraghatta

      Located at short distance of 18-20km from the city of Bangalore, Hesaraghatta is actually an artificial human made lake which was created to provide freshwater to the residents of Bangalore. The lake, a beautiful respite from the regular, has since become one of the most amazing places to visit in Bangalore within 100km. It is especially famous amongst bird watchers who come here to spot the migratory avians flock to the lake side.

      Just around the lake there is also the first modern Gurukul of India, Nrityagram, which plays host to the annual ‘VasantHabba’ a sojourn of dance and music. The terrains of Hesaraghatta, are best explored on two wheels, while pedaling from the city. The short but sweet ride will give you an insight into daily lives of the surrounding villages.

      Hesarghatta Cycling Package:

      Explore the beautiful trails leading to Hesarghatta on a cycling tour away from the city!
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      Cycling in Hesaraghatta, Bangalore

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    • 09Cycling Adventure to Bidadi

      Cycling Adventure to Bidadi
      The rumbling two wheelers, the never ending traffic snarls and road rage that boils up inside all of us every time we set out to go somewhere! How would you like to avoid all that and head on your trusty bicycle from the town of Bidadi to Magadi!

      At a close call from the city, it is one of the most ideal places to visit around Bangalore within 100km. Traversing trails rich with greens of every kind, this cycling trail will take you across the most amazing landscapes around the town of Bidadi.
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      Bangalore Cycling Experience From Bidadi To Magadi

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    • 10Bike Ride to Krishnagiri

      Bike Ride to Krishnagiri
      Unleash the crazy biker in you as you treat your adventurous side to a ride in the Krishnagiri region of Tamil Nadu. Hop on to your trusty bikes and embark on this 130km journey across rugged lands to reach Krishnagiri in the Veppanapalli district of Tamil Nadu state.

      Enchant your senses with this thrilling ride and campout amidst serenity of the jungles and take a dip in the natural pool to enhance your experience even further!
    • Places to Visit with Family and Kids

    • 11Heritage Vineyard, Nandi Hills

      Heritage Vineyard, Nandi Hills

      Distance fron Bangalore: 60km

      Become part of Bangalore’s fast growing wine culture by taking a tour to one of the most loved vineyards in the city’s countryside – Heritage Vineyard. This one is a sheer experience, which takes you up, close, and personal with the art of wine making, tasting, and appreciation.

      When you visit the winery, situated in the exotic locales of Nandi Hills, you are taken into the delightful world of wines. Get educated, build your expertise as professionals explain at length every single process that goes behind making your favourite wine. Unlock the mysteries of the making, learn to appreciate them in their Tasting Room, as the guide will teach you to see, swirl, sniff, and sip wine, as it must be done. A packaged tour, you get to further experience the wine culture over a meal paired with the right wines at Epulo…a great place to relax and enjoy your time with friends and family.

      Wine Tour Package with Lunch at Nandi Hills

      Spend a day in the vineyards of Bangalore and witness the plantations on a day long adventure coupled with lunch and tasting sessions of your favorite beverage. 
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    • 12Kanakpura

      Kanakpura

      At a short distance of just 50km away from the city, you can enjoy a peaceful time out peppered with a bit of adventure activities at Kanakapura. At the nature adventure camp, there is no dearth of adventure pursuits to occupy your time. You can indulge in water sports, go canoeing and even engage in a paddle rafting experience. Savor the beauties of nature at the Nature Camp in Kanakapura.


      Bouldering and Rappelling at Nature Adventure Camp, Kanakapura:

      Explore the best of the countryside of Bangalore on a nature adventure camp that lands you right in the midst of excitement and activities in lap of beauty! 
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      Nature Adventure Camp in Kanakapura

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    • 13Jakkur

      Jakkur

      The boisterous suburb of Jakkur is majorly known for its private and government airstrip that has airplanes and choppers whirring about it at any given point of time. However, did you also know that the town actually plays host to a much lesser known delicacy? Yes, Jakkur is also home to a chocolate factory that has been delighting its customers since 2001. You can now enjoy a day tour of chocolate making workshops and sinfully delicious chocolate eating sessions

      Offbeat Jakkur Choclate Tours: 

      1) Chocolate Workshop for Kids: Who wouldn’t love to let their get their hands down and dirty making chocolate? At the chocolate workshop for kids, they can enjoy this blessing! 
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      2) Chocolate Making TourChocoholics ahoy! A delicious chocolate tour awaits your arrival in Jakkur. If you have a sweeth tooth, you shoud definitely dive headfirst into this experience. 
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      Chocolate Tour In Bangalore

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    • 14Nandi Hills

      Distance fron Bangalore: 60km

      Nandi Hills, one of the most loved places to visit near Bangalore within the 100km distance radar is the city’s very own hill station. Located at a height of 1,455meters, the hill ranges have an ancient fortress from Tipu’s rule perched on top, as well as couple Shiva Temples that grace the foothills and at the peak. The serene environment, well-maintained pathways add to the ease with which you can experience the place. Soak in a fresh air close to the city and indulge in leisurely strolls.

      A perfect getaway, the rolling slopes of Nandi Hills are most attractive to nature enthusiasts and adventure lovers. Many are seen taking a hand gliding flight from here. Tandem paragliding is also on offer. Spot some natural habitants like rare species of birds, reptiles, and insects that thrive in these moist grasslands. Plenty of trekking trails are another way to experience scenic beauty of Nandi Hills. If history appeals to you, Tipu’s Drop, Tipu’s Summer Palace, fort, horse way, secret escape route add to the charm of the place. You could also stay over at Nandi Hills as there a few accommodation choices and refreshment joints too.

    • 15Wonderla

      Wonderla
      Image Credit : Swaminathan

      Distance fron Bangalore: 28km

      Wonderla Amusement Park is among the ideal tourist places near Bangalore within 100km radius. This is one destination, which will sail smooth even if you are planning a group break. Set over 82acres, the well landscaped and manicured theme park is one of the city’s favourite getaways. Located on the Bangalore-Mysore Express Way, Wonderla feeds into your hunger of adventure, adrenaline rush, and simple entertainment.

      With over 56 rides, there are dedicated rides for children, water based rides, and dry rides too. With the recent addition of the Wonderla Resort, this destination is the first-of-its-kind in India. Attached with luxury and comfort, the resort can also double up as an overnight getaway. Well-equipped rooms, facilities, in-house lounge and restaurant provide ample relief. Look out for exciting seasonal deals to treat your friends and family.

    • 16Nrityagram Dance Village

      Nrityagram Dance Village

      Distance fron Bangalore: 35km

      An idyllic dance village promoting talents of dedicated dancers, Nrityagram is the dream creation of Late Protima Gauri, a famous Oddishi danseuse. A melting pot of Indian art and culture, this school upholds the ancient gurukul philosophy in stark contradiction to the present forms of education and learning. Witness an ambience in the village where dance is the way of life.

      The dancers follow self-sustainable means of living, which is truly humbling. The village located 35km off Bangalore on the Tumkur Highway in Hessarghatta gives you a holistic experience. With a rustic ambience of mud huts, tree laden paths, the dance school will amaze you. Head to the adjoining Taj Kuteeram for a hearty meal, some relaxed time, before you head back to the city.

    • 17Muthyala Maduvu Waterfall

      Muthyala Maduvu Waterfall

      Distance fron Bangalore: 43km

      A lovely picnic spot, Muthyala Maduvu Waterfall located along the periphery of the Bannerghatta National Park is by far Bangalore’s quickest adventurous getaway. Also known as Pearl Valley since the drops from the gushing cascade resemble muthu (or pearls in Kannada), this multi layered waterfall is set against a serene ambience of lush green valley. However, one can also visit top 10 waterfalls around bangalore and enjoy your stay.

      A small pond created by the falls at its base allows you for some brilliant water time. A Shiva shrine opposite the falls adds in the calming religious touch to the spot. While a Nilgiri plantation atop the falls gives a shade cover to rest during the warm sunny afternoons. Because of its proximity, you could also conjure even an unplanned travel especially during the rains, as it’s the best time to view the falls in all its glory.

    • 18Devarayanadurga

      Devarayanadurga
      Image Credit : Subramanya Prasad

      Distance fron Bangalore: 60km

      Bangalore is wonderful for it is engulfed with history and mythology in its immediate neighbourhood. Temples, forts, ruins are easily accessible when it comes to places to visit near Bangalore within 100km to get a quick break from hectic schedules. Devarayanadurga is a hill situated in Tumkur, having two temples perched on the hilltop. These are known to be popular among devotees from the surrounding areas. For trekkers and mountain climbers, the hill with its lush green trees offers thrilling tracks to discover unexplored areas. 

      The view from atop is spectacular. Feel the wind blow on your face as you catch glimpses of a valley below. If you are interested in checking out the temple, it is a beauty designed in Dravidian architecture style. Dating back to the Chola Dynasty, it is said to be 2,000 years old.

    • 19Kokkare Bellur Bird Sanctuary

      Kokkare Bellur Bird Sanctuary
      Image Credit : Sudhir Naik

      Distance fron Bangalore: 87km

      Bangalore is blessed with quite a few bird sanctuaries in and around the city, making it an ideal choice if you are planning a group or family day outing. Kokkare is the local name for the Painted Stork, which inhabit the region in vast numbers. The other famous residents are the Spot Billed Pelicans. Together with these birds, the local village community has created a harmonious co-existence resulting in an internationally acclaimed bird sanctuary.

      A heart-warming visit, your trip here exposes you to a parallel existence wherein the villagers protect the endangered species under the law of their land, convert the bird droppings into sustainable living using them as manure. They also look after, train, and eventually help the new set fly and migrate after the season.

       Watch the spot billed pelican build nests in the most interesting manner. Have a gratifying experience as you watch these birds walk freely in the heartland of the village. If you’ve children, give them a wholesome experience at this place to visit near Bangalore within 100km.

    • 20Chunchi Falls

      Chunchi Falls

      Distance fron Bangalore: 90km

      An idyllic adventure spot hidden inside a village called Chunchi is how this waterfall derives its name. One of the most graceful of waterfalls created by the River Cauvery, this is an ideal place for a day’s outing. The terrain around here is rocky with interesting web like formation in the rocks from millions of years of erosion. 

      The cascade drops into a pond about 80feet deep. Yet another natural wonder, Chunchi Falls is a nice place to visit all year round. The path leading to it passes through village by lanes, which are largely untouched and truly rustic.