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  • When it’s the holiday fever nothing can be more refreshing than camping under the clear night sky? Camping in Bangalore is lately becoming very popular among the people and has been bringing in a lot of tourist from all over the world. Because of the quick paced city life of Bangalore, the localites are continually searching for an end of the week withdraw and break from the chaotic timetables. And keeping in mind that the extravagance resorts by the lake and the luxurious home stays by the coffee estates have taken a sideline, camping close to this city is something which is popular right at this point.

    There are many camping spots close Bangalore. Some offer tent, others give wooden cottages or jungle huts, while still others offer the choice of pitching individual tents as well. Nature lovers observe camping to be an ideal approach to unwind and energise by being one among nature. Camping excursion may traverse for only a day to a few days and evenings at max. Campers pitch compact tents and spend the night in them as a feature of their outdoors campaigns. Simple to cook sustenance, a small compact stove or lighters and wooden logs are accessible at the outdoors areas.

    Camping is always a wonderful experience but if you plan ahead, you can turn it into a memory that will last forever. You have so many choices in and around Bangalore that will make you understand why locals want to protect nature as much as possible. Get ready to uncover some of the best places for camping with this amazing list.
  • Best Places to Camp in Bengaluru Within 200 km

  • 01Kanakpura

    Camping in Bangalore is made easy thanks to a number of scenic locations which are ideal for the same. Kanakpura, which is quite close to Bangalore is one such destination that you will surely enjoy. Tourists, trekkers and teams have come here for a long time to camp or to stay in one of the luxurious resorts that we offer.

    One of the most requested team activities is kayaking but we can create a plan that is far more complex and suitable for your needs. Some of the various team building activities that we can arrange for you include are acid walk, spider web, ice walk, bonfire, blind folding, tallest tower, tent pitching.

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  • 02Manchinbele


    If you want to take your employees for a memorable experience of camping in Bangalore that is filled with adventure and excitement, you have to consider Manchinbele. This is another best weekend getaways near Bangalore for all the workaholics.

    Manchinbele is perfect for team outings and this location is actually one of the most popular when referring to camping. It is placed in a very beautiful location and includes all the necessary amenities that you surely want. Some of the adventure sports that you can be a part of include are paintball, zip line, rappelling, jumaring, burma bridge, tight rope walk.

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  • 03Ramanagara

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    Ramanagara has mostly known for the highly exciting trekking paths that it has but it is also a great camping destination for team outings. You can combine trekking and immersing yourself into nature with highly entertaining activities like rock climbing.

    If you are up for a relaxing experience that is not too difficult, you should trek on the main hill and if you want to have a highly adventurous camping experience, take the more difficult trek paths while arranging a longer outing. Ramanagara is a perfect destination for team outings in the vicinity of Bangalore.

    Approx Distance from City Centre: 50 Kms

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  • 04Savandurga


    To relish the nature completely with an overnight camping near Bangalore, there is only one perfect choice within 100kms from Bangalore that is Savandurga- a hill located 60 kilometers west of Bangalore near Magadi road. This is the largest monolith hills in Asia as scientists say. It rises about 1226 meters high above sea level and forms as a part of the Deccan plateau. It is comprised of peninsular gneiss, granites, laterites and basic dykes.

    Arkavathi River, a major attraction is flowing nearby through the Thippagondanahalli reservoir and going to join Machanabele dam. The two hills forming Savandurga are known as Karigudda which means black hill and Biligudda which is known as the white hill. During earlier times, the hill was known as Savandi. Before there were no steps that lead to the top of the hill and the routes were covered by bamboo and tall trees throughout.

    People have discovered megalithic burial urns from the area and the name Saavana in Sanskrit gives the meaning three time rituals. A temple is located at the foot of the hill which is dedicated to Sri Savandi Veerabhadraswamy and devotees from all over India come to visit the temple and pay tribute to the deity. Trekking, camping, hiking, rock climbing, team outing and adventure activities are the popular activities available at Savandurga.

    Distance from Bangalore: Exactly 55.3 kilometers is the distance between Bangalore city and Savandurga.
  • 05Anthargange Night Trek with Cave Exploration

    Anthargange Night Trek with Cave Exploration
    About the activity: 

    Start late night from Bangalore around 10:00 PM and reach Anthargange.
    Begin caving at around 12:00 AM after a briefing session by expert guides, following which the night trek to the Anthargange peak will begin.
    Witness rare nocturnal sights along the way, bask in the panoramic views of the night sky from the peak and enjoy a lively bonfire session.
    While at the peak, get a surreal view of the sun rising over the horizon and relish in breakfast.
    Start trekking back to the base, post which you will return back to Bangalore.

  • 06Bananthi Betta

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    Among the lesser known delights, Bananthi Betta lies around 3km from Kanakapura. A romance of rocky surface and green growths, it lies in the midst of Konanadoddi and Kuthnahalli. Adding to the charm of the place is the lush valley that has a stream meandering through.  Camping in this place makes for a unique experience as you are surrounded by untouched beauty.

    Approx Distance from City Centre: 62 Kms

  • 07Bheemeshwari

    Camping here is great because of many different reasons but most of those that travelled loved the fact that they got to see a lot of wildlife in a natural habitat the most. It is truly an impressive sight when you can behold animals like the grizzled giant squirrel, jackals, Malabar giant squirrel, wild pigs, elephants, leopards, sambars and spotted deer.

    You can even get a view of various reptiles that are sure to make your blood pump through your veins. Campers can go fishing and feast themselves looking at over 200 bird species around camping area.

    Approx Distance from City Centre: 105 Kms

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  • Places to Camp near Bengaluru Between 200-300 km

  • 08Camping in Gonikoppa in Coorg

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    About the Activity:

    For anyone looking for a quick and refreshing getaway, camping in southern Coorg is the place to be.
    As you go towards the campsite that is surrounded by dense jungles and picturesque vistas, inhale the fresh air and listen to the sound of calmness of the sprawling Brahmagiri ranges. A mere 270 kilometers from Bengaluru, camping in Gonikoppa is the best way to divert yourself from urban chaos. Get your adrenaline pumping with adventure activities such as trekking, stream walking, jungle gym and finally end the day around a cackling campfire.

  • 09Trekking And Camping In Madikeri, Coorg

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    About the Destination:

    • Whether you are adventure lover, traveller or nature lovers, Kodagu or Coorg will lay a claim to your hearts as soon as you get here. Nestled peacefully on the eastern slopes of the Western Ghats, the terrains of Coorg are hilly and green. The wooded slopes, the scenic vantage points and a rich and colourful local life captivates the imagination of every tourist who comes here. A heaven of sorts for coffee lovers, the drink is locally grown and if stories are to be believed is best tasted in the hills of this dreamy town.
    • The northern region of Coorg is bedecked with hills and valleys such as the Nishani Betta, a hill in the Talacauvery ranges. Camping in Coorg is truly an experience that can only be felt and not described.

    About the Activity with Details:

    Nourish that adrenaline junky in you and Stay in campsites and North Coorg to get a taste of adventure in the bounty of best that nature has to offer! Breathe the fresh air and marvel at the picturesque Nishani Hills that accompany you all the way to the Coorg camping site. Challenge yourself to various sports such as zip lining, rappelling, trekking and unwind around a campfire to take back an experience that will revitalize you from the inside!

  • 10Coorg

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    Coorg is the first name comes to people from South India when tent stay in Bangalore comes as the topic of discussion. Due to the presence of the cold climate and greenery, it has got a pet name as the Scotland of India. Yes, the brilliant serenity resembles that of Scotland and that is why tourists choose Coorg as the best destination for a weekend camping. The forest ranges, wildlife, waterfalls, peaks, coffee plantations and traditional Kodagu food items will sweep all off of their feet.

    A captivating honeymoon destination too is Coorg with n number of resorts, eco lodges and tree houses. The wildlife collection of the place is something unique and nature lovers find this as a heavenly abode. Abbey Falls, Talacauvery, Nagarhole National Park, Namdroling Monastery, Barapole, Tadiandamol Peak, Iruppu Waterfalls, Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary and many more are there to welcome the guests with utmost adventure and thrill within all of them.

    Camping and trekking are the main events organized in Coorg along with white water rafting, jungle safari, rappelling, rock climbing, animal safari, kayaking etc.

    Distance from Bangalore: 243.3 kilometers from Bangalore would need 5 hours and 30 minutes.

    Attractions: Must visit places in Coorg

    Activities: Must do things in Coorg

    Places to Stay: Best resorts in Coorg to stay

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  • 11Camping And Cycling Tour In Wayanad

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    About the activity :

    • Let the pedals and the helmets roar on your next weekend away from the humdrum of city life.
    • Explore the beauty of Wayanad with an exciting cycling and camping tour in this beautiful hilly region. 
    • Strap on your helmets and let the adventurer in you explore the barbed plantation trails and the waterfalls, nearby rivers, forests etc.
    • While here, you can also revel in an amazing camping experience and let the wonders of the beautiful place take you over.
    • Indulge in a delicious dinner and enjoy the amazing cuisine that is placed before you. 
    • The package includes food and accommodation in tents.
  • 12Trekking , Cycling And Camping Tour in Wayanad

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    About the activity :

    • Adventure is out there, and the best time for you to explore every aspect of your adventurous life is while on an exciting cycling and camping tour with trekking near the exotic lands of Bansurua in Wayanad.
    • Grab your friends and strap on your helmets as you prepare for an exciting ride of a lifetime. While on this tour, you can enjoy a relaxing camping experience as well, gazing at the stars and dining on a barbeque dinner with your loved ones.
    • Interact with your friends and share stories by the campfire as you spend the night under the company of a clear night sky. Embark on an exciting trekking experience with your gang on your next trip and let the wonders of nature take over you.
    • The package includes food and comfortable accommodation in tents.
  • 13Wayanad


    People from Bangalore gives so much priority to Wayanad when they think about overnight camping near Bangalore as it is one of the best places to visit during a weekend with family or friends, to spend some quality time observing the tranquil nature and untamed forest ranges. For couples, adventure enthusiasts, wildlife lovers, kids, Wayanad is the best place to forget everything else and focus on just enjoying the days.

    Nature and the people are together working and contributing to make the tourism sector here flourish beyond limits. The mountains, historical sites, waterfalls, tea estates, forests, lakes, tribes, traditional houses, wildlife sanctuaries and the mist covered serenity are irresistibly beautiful and charming. A night drive through the serene locations will take you to Wayanad that will be ready to welcome you with a pleasant smile.

    Wayanad is a famous forest reserve area as well sharing fame with the national parks in Karnataka border. Silent Valley is the huge protected area which gives Wayanad recognition from all over the world. The green region is filled with hilly ranges and rare wildlife. Tholpetty, Muthanga, Kalpetta, Sultan Bathery, Mananthavadi etc are the famous locations which showcase the limitless plantations and forest ranges, pre historic caves, waterfalls, peaks and many more.

    Tourists arrive here will love to indulge in camping amidst the forest, trekking, nature walk, boating, rafting and hiking.

    Distance from Bangalore: It is located at a distance of about 283 kilometers from Bangalore.

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  • 14Sakleshpur

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    One of the famous hill stations in Bangalore and one of the best choices to do tent camping in Bangalore is Sakleshpur, a crystalline kind of place with multiple adventure hidden spots to give tricky times to those who love adventure as well as to those who love nature from the heart. It belongs to the Malnad region which exhibits rich biodiversity and the very rare species of animals. Sakleshpur has a significant space in the Western Ghats in terms of protecting hundreds of endangered species as well as giving proper treatment to nature.

    The temperate climatic conditions are suitable for the growth of coffee, tea, cardamom and similar plantation crops. A prime tributary of the river Kaveri, the Hemavathi River originating in Chikmagalur flows through Sakleshpura town. The town receives heavy rainfall from southwest monsoon when the number of tourists of Sakleshpur becomes doubled.

    Overnight camping along with trekking is the main activity that made Saklehspur famous among Bangaloreans and the tourists arriving in South India.

    Distance from Bangalore: 221.1 kilometers. It will take a drive of around 5 hours to reach Sakleshpur.

    Offbeat Homestays and Camping Options in Sakleshpur:

    1) Nature Stay Experience in Sakleshpur

    2) Stay At Mystique Falls in Sakleshpur

    Riverside Homestay in Sakleshpur

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  • 15Homestay With Camping in Masinagudi

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    About the Activity:

    A rugged stretch of land, Masinagudi is tucked away between the Tiger Reserves of Bandipur and the exotic hill ranges of Mudumalai. With the captivating Nilgiris towering this blissful countryside, it serves as an ideal getaway from all the humdrums of city life.

    Offering several adventure and leisure options to the visitors, the lush green, fascinating and rugged trails of Masinagudi are also known for their wilderness! While its location makes it an ideal hotspot for wildlife spotting, its scenic beauty makes it for a serene and blissful holiday destination. Mark this nature escapade in your travel calendar, and you will never find any dull moment during your days in Masinagudi! 

    Camping in Masinagudi is a one of a kind experience that you need to try with your friends and family! Adding more to your quintessential experience, the deep and dense thickets around will keep you engulfed along with the thrills and excitement of a quaint stay in Masinagudi.

    In case, you are carving for more, trekking through the rugged and challenging terrains will fulfil all your desires! In addition to all these, there are a range of other activities that will make you desire for more and will sure persuade you visit this magical land again and again!

  • 16Chikmagalur

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    Another option for camping in and around Bangalore is Chikmagalur. We can arrange a trip to a camping site that is deep in the Western Ghats. It is located in a hot-spot when referring to bio-diversity. There are basically countless species of fish, animals and birds, a testament to the wonders of nature.

    You will not find any damaging man influenced pollution and it is a guarantee that you will remember the trip for the rest of your life. Spend your days in Chikmagalur doing activities such as trekking, fishing or do a coracle ride. It is your choice what you do but you will be connected with nature for the entire trip.

    Approx Distance from City Centre: 280 Kms

    Attractions: Must visit places in Chikmagalur

    Activities: Must do things in Chikmagalur

    Places to Stay: Best resorts in Chikmagalur to stay

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  • 17Kemmanagundi


    A beautiful hill station, easy to access from Bangalore for an overnight camping is Kemmanagundi. It is located in Tarikere taluk of Chikmagaluru district in Karnataka. The elevation of the hill station is 1434 meters above sea level. Earlier, it was the summer retreat of Krishnaraja of Wodeyar IV and still, it has another name as Sri Krishnarajendra Hill Station. One can witness the Baba Budan Giri Range, cascades, mountain streams, lush greenery, ornamental gardens and valleys here.

    From the Raj Bhavan of Kemmangundi, you can enjoy mesmerizing views of the sunset. The name Kemmanagundi comes from the combination of three words Kempu which means red, mannu which means soil and Gundi which means a pit. Although the hill station was dedicated to Krishnaraja Wodeyar, he himself later donated the resort to the Government of Karnataka. The main attractions at the hill station are the Z point where adventure activities like Kemmanagundi trekking have greater hold and sunrise views are extremely beautiful, Shanthi Falls, Rose garden and Rock garden, Hebbe Falls that demands a downhill trek of about 8 kilometers and much more.

    Since the place houses multiple hills and peaks, trekking and hiking are the main adventure activities it provides. Nature lovers also have an unbeatable love towards Kemmanagundi.

    Distance from Bangalore: 255.7 kilometers from Bangalore that would need a drive of about 6 hours.

  • 18Ombattu Gudda

    Ombattu Gudda
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    Set camp in one of the highest peaks of the Western Range. Ombattu Gudda, meaning 9 hills, is situated at the borders of Chikmagalur and Hassan. Sakleshpur would usually serve as your basecamp for the trek to the summit. On the way, you will encounter Kabbinale River and some striking landscapes. Once at the top, you can relish in the panoramic view of the entire hill range and the surroundings.

    Approx Distance from City Centre: 263 Kms

  • 19Kanoor Kote

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    Nestled in the Sharavathy Reserved Forest in Shimoga, Kanoor Kote is a delight for trekking and camping enthusiasts.  With this experience, enjoy a fine tryst with natural beauty and history.  Near the peak is the ancient Kanoor Kote Fort, which was once the pride of the Havyaka Culture. You can also team a trek to the Dabbe Falls during this outing.

    Approx Distance from City Centre: 280Kms

  • 20Night Camping With Campfire in Wayanad

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    About the activity :

    • Have you ever wondered what the true beauty of Wayanad looks like, at any time of the day? On your next weekend, experience an exciting night camping experience in Wayanad with camping at Bansurian in this hilly forested paradise! 
    • Arrive at the meeting point near Chundale in Wayanad by 05:00 PM and you will be taken to the campsite later.
    • Gaze at the beautiful stars as you lounge in the tranquillity and serenity of the hills and forests of Wayanad! Enjoy with your close friends and family as you relax in the peaceful ambience of the thick and lush forests in Banasura. 
    • Dine on a delicious BBQ dinner as the wonders of nature envelop you into a peaceful stupor and lull you into a happy trance like state! Experience adventure and thrill in Wayanad on your next holiday and revel in pure, unadulterated excitement!
    • The next morning, wake up to the gentle tweets of birds and experience the fresh air around and have breakfast at 09:00 before you wind up the camping expedition.
  • 21Bon Fire and Stargazing Experience in Wayanad

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    About the Activity :

    Plan your next holiday with your friends and join in the fun with an amazing bon fire and star gazing experience in Wayanad.  The area you will be visiting and enjoying with your loved ones is located in the Begur-Tholpetty Reserve Forest area after the Thirunelly Temple, on the other side of Kalindi River and is approximately 137km from Calicut, 121km from Mysore and 250km from Bangalore. You can reach the retreat only by road. If you enjoy seeing a sky clear of the city pollution and love to relax by the shores of forested plains and hills, while the sounds of nature are all that you hear all around you at all times, then you need to head to Wayanad now!

    You can relax under a beautiful canopy of stars, and stargaze whilst savoring the warmth of a campfire accompanied with a barbecue and a lovely ambience!  Share stories with your friends, or savor some fresh warm coffee,  and you will realize that there is no better way to spend an evening in Wayanad.

  • Best Places to Camp in Bengaluru Beyond 300 km

  • 22Dandeli


    Tent stay in Bangalore is a wealthy attraction for many city dwellers especially at places which are naturally scenic like hill stations. Dandeli in Uttara Kannada in Karnataka is one of the most significant camping locations near Bangalore. Dandeli, a place with abundant natural attractions along with leisurely resorts all around. In fact, it is a major tourist destination offering multiple adventure activities.

    The culture prevailing in the region is highly charming. It is a natural habitat for rare species of wildlife including tigers, leopards, elephants, deer, bears, black panthers etc. Dandeli has the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Karnataka and was declared as a tiger reserve in 2007. A variety of reptiles and birds are found regularly in the wide thickets in the region. The Government has been doing a number of things to make the tourism sector highly demanding with the introduction of eco- tourism as well.

    Among the adventure activities offered by Dandeli, white water rafting is the best and it is considered to be a specific location to find the pure form of white water rafting in Karnataka. Even in the summer months from March to June, rafting is available here. Camping, tent stays, trekking, jungle safari etc are some of the other major adventures filled activities provided by the tourism department of Dandeli.

    Distance from Bangalore: 461.9 kilometers from Bangalore is Dandeli.

    Where to stay: Best places to stay in Dandeli
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  • 23Bandajje Arbi

    Bandajje Arbi
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    Located at the Charmudi Ghat in Dakshina Kannada district is the Bandaje Arbi Falls. It is close to Ujire (12km away). Pitching tent and camping beside this cascade truly makes for a riveting sojourn. An experience in itself, the trail to this place is steep and makes way through thick forests.

    Approx Distance from City Centre: 300Kms

  • 24Amedikallu

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    Tucked away in the Charmadi range of mountains, Amedikallu is among the stunning peaks in the region. It is close to Shishila in Dharmasthala and has become a popular camping and trekking destination around Bangalore. Still untouched by civilization, you would have to trudge through dense forests and tall grass to get there.

    Approx Distance from City Centre: 300Kms

  • 25Ettina Bhuja

    Ettina Bhuja
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    Resembling the shoulders of an ox, the Ettina Bhuja peak located in the southern belt of Karnataka makes for a fetching camping experience. The trek to this place is a mild one and usually begins at Shilshila near Dharmasthala. It takes you through grasslands and forest area. While here, you can also make a visit to Alekhan Waterfalls.

    Approx Distance from City Centre: 300Kms

  • 26Kundadri Hill

    Kundadri Hill
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    Hidden away in the Theerthahalli Taluq of Shimoga district, is the well-known Kundadri Hill. Perched on 3,200 feet above sea level, it is a monolithic rock formation that has a Jain Temple on top. Camping here amidst greenery and pleasant climate makes for an engaging experience. You can revel in the path through dense forests of Western Ghats to reach the top.

    Approx Distance from City Centre: 355 Kms

  • 27Meghane

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    Standing tall on the Sharavathi Valley, Meghane is the highest peak in the entire range. Flanked by nature’s charms, the feat to the summit is rewarded with a panoramic view of Sharavati Valley and Arabian Sea. In the valley are the forests of Kanur and also an ancient fort.

    Approx Distance from City Centre: 390 Kms

  • 28Hebri Nature Camp

    Lolling on the foothills of Western Ghats, Hebri in Udupi unravels many delights. A trek to this place appeals with windy trails fringed with nature’s beauty. 

    A further treat is the cascading Kudalatheertha Falls that comes along the way of the campsite. You can also club your camping experience with a rip-roaring round of rafting in Varahi River.

    Approx Distance from City Centre: 408Kms

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