Book Tour and Activities on the Go!


Best Things To Do in Kolar

The small town of Kolar has been known for its famous gold mines. However it has been a popular tourist destination if you wish to gain an insight into the rich history of Karnataka ruled over by several dynasties. The scenic destination is just 80 kilometers away from Bangalore with a plethora of exquisite temples and fortresses that have enchanted voyagers over a long period of time. The breathtaking landmarks are worth visiting at least once in your life offering you the best things to do in Kolar which is a much needed respite from the busy lives. The epical golden city of Kolar is the doorway to Tirumala (Tiriputi Temple), the abode of Lord Venkateswara and is located in the southern state of Karnataka.Kolar has several tourist attractions like Someshwara Temple & Kolaramma Temple. The Kolaramma temple is built and dedicated to Goddess Shakti.

The beautiful Someshwara temple is an exciting piece of architecture built during the Vijaynagara rule dedicated to Lord Shiva. Kolaramma temple, some distance from Someshwara temple, is also a place you shpuld add to your itinerary when in the Kolar district. The temple is historically rich and forms a significant part of the Kolar culture. Someshwara Temple is famous for large temple tower built on a stone carved mahadwara. The temple has nice carvings on the pillars and large mahamandapa. There is also a stepped temple tank adjacent to the temple. Another interesting destination near Kolar is Anthargange which is a popular hill and trekking spot among travelers leading to Sri Kashi Vishweshwara temple.

The remains of this superb history can still be witnessed in the town. Other well-liked activities for visitors include adventure sports like parasailing and rock-climbing. If you have got a taste for enjoying history and wish to explore more of the affluent past of India, take a look at Kolar and revel in the marvelous tourist attractions in the picturesque city. Find out the handpicked selection of things to do in Kolar for having a wonderful vacation on your next trip.

Kolaramma temple, some distance from Someshwara temple, is also a place you shpuld add to your itinerary when in the Kolar district. The temple is historically rich and forms a significant part of the Kolar culture.

Popular Packages

Package Name Duration Price Rating Details
Anthargange Night Trek with Cave Exploration 12 Hrs ₹ 1050 5.0 star View Details
Anthargange Trek And Caving With Durga Hill Climb 1D ₹ 999 5.0 star View Details
Anthargange Adventure in Bangalore 1D ₹ 1350 5.0 star View Details
Golfing Experience in Bangalore 5 Hrs ₹ 1550 4.0 star View Details
Golf Lessons at Zion Hills 1D ₹ 3600 4.0 star View Details
  • Featured
    Anthargange Night Trek with Cave Exploration
    h12 Hours

    IMPORTANT:  PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR TOUR OPERATOR REGARDING FOREST PERMISSION REQUIREMENTS. OverviewThe Anthargange trek is one of the most coveted trekking spots near Bangalore. It's a unique confluence of trekking and cave exploration that takes the excitement one notch...

    Excellent 5.0
    1150 ratings

    Starting from


    Cashback 600*

  • l
    d1 Day

    About the Destination: One of the most stunning and gorgeous hill range in the Kolar district of Karnataka, Antaragange rises up to a height of 4,021ft. One of the most sought after adventure destinations in the state, it also appeals the adventure junkies looking for...

    Excellent 5.0
    380 ratings

    Starting from


  • l
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:Anthargange - this beautiful rocky hill range is situated at about 1226 Meters (4021ft.) high in Kolar district around Bangalore. You will be picked up from Bangalore at around 06:30 AM followed by breakfast on the way. You will arrive at the Antharga...

    Excellent 5.0
    396 ratings

    Starting from

    3% OFF



  • l
    h5 Hours

    About the destination: Golf is an elite game that can be enjoy by people of all ages. Enjoying a game can be both a physical workout and a good way to relax at the same time. Bangalore with its brilliant weather makes it an ideal destination for Golfing.  Offering this ...

    Very Good 4.0
    39 ratings

    Starting from


  • l
    d1 Day

    About the Activity:If you always wanted to excel yourself in the game of golf, this tour is a perfect fit for you.Embark on this amazing tour to Zion Hills in Bangalore and get a chance to learn the game of golf from experienced professionals, along with a peaceful day a...

    Very Good 4.0
    34 ratings

    Starting from


  • d2 Days n1 Night

    About the activity: Enthral in this delightful family day outing in bangalore  in this amazing getaway destination. For a family person, searching an ideal getaway destination for the entire family becomes tricky at times. Escape to this perfect place which provide...

    Very Good 4.0
    32 ratings

    Starting from

    4% OFF



  • l
    h12 Hours

    OverviewIMPORTANT:  PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR TOUR OPERATOR REGARDING FOREST PERMISSION REQUIREMENTS. The Anthargange trek is one of the most coveted trekking spots near Bangalore. It's a unique confluence of trekking and cave exploration that takes the excitement one notch...

    Excellent 5.0
    122 ratings

    Starting from

    17% OFF



    Cashback 600*

Ask a Question

Traveller Tales From Kolar


Vaishno Bhattathiri

30 April 2015

The caves are simply lovely to look at and we really liked the place so much. The trekking was also nice. It was little tiring but it was worth it. Had a nice time. Would like to take similar treks aga


Ashlesh Varrier

14 May 2014

it was a long trek , both Anthargange and Durga hills is like double gift to the trekking lovers. Camping can be done easily because the grounds are flat . We spent some quality time with our friends.

  • Anthargange_cave_exploration_059.jpg
  • Anthargange_cave_exploration_095.jpg
  • Anthargange_cave_exploration_099.jpg
  • Anthargange_cave_exploration_103.jpg
  • Anthargange_cave_exploration_110.jpg
  • Anthargange_cave_exploration_177.jpg

Niveditha Yaladalu

01 November 2018

"Really awesome experience. First time we went night trekking to Anthargange. Well organized. Enjoyed campfire at peak. I suggest to who all want to experience the adventure can plan for this trek. Exp...

  • 1541077677_eyeu_single_20181101_06270530.jpg
  • 1541077677_img20181101061538.jpg
  • 1541077677_img20181101045549.jpg
  • 1541077677_eyeu_single_20181101_06280193.jpg
  • 1541077677_eyeu_single_20181101_06325810.jpg

Venkatadesikan Mani

23 April 2017

"outstanding experience. had done this with my 13year old daughter as she wanted to try one such. very well managed by the team. though i wasn't sure if they had everything handy to deal-with in case o...

  • 1492899688_img_20170422_014951.jpg
  • 1492899688_img_20170422_014945.jpg
  • 1492899688_img_20170422_061134.jpg
  • 1492899688_img_20170422_055502.jpg
  • 1492899689_img_20170422_060753.jpg


07 April 2015

Very well organized! PROS: 1. The staff went beyond their way to help us in the difficult parts of the caves. They were always around and ensured the safety at all times. 2. The communication from...

  • _dsc0406.jpg
  • _dsc0409.jpg
  • _dsc0415.jpg
  • _dsc0417.jpg
  • _dsc0458.jpg

Mahalakshmi Malini

08 October 2014

The most amazing start I could ever find to adventure trips. Thanks to Thrillophilia,now for me personally,the word adventure has been redefined. It was the most beautiful experience anyone could ever ...

  • Img_20141005_062053.jpg
  • Img_20141004_222544.jpg
  • Imag0224.jpg
  • Imag0215.jpg
  • Imag0190.jpg

Chandan Somayaji

16 June 2014

Waoo what an amazing experience it was, to explore beautiful places of Antaragange while trekking. The place is surrounded by rocky boulders, different rock structures which looks like caves . Trekking...

  • Anthargange_cave_exploration_087.jpg
  • Anthargange_durga_hillstrekking_014.jpg
  • Anthargange_durga_hillstrekking_026.jpg
  • Anthargange_durga_hillstrekking_059.jpg
  • Anthargange_durga_hillstrekking_068.jpg


20 April 2015

Thanks to Thrillophilia for making this trip worth living and memorable. Since beginning they been very humble and helpful to us specially our guide BABA, who made us do this adventure with an atmost ...

  • 20150418_040956.jpg
  • Dscn0102.jpg
  • Dscn0163.jpg
  • Dscn0184.jpg

akshay murarka

10 April 2015

Had a lot of fun, Thrillophilia contact person communicated all the requirements for the tour well in advance. The trip guides were really good, helped at all the difficult points during the trek in an...

  • Altahew0pqrrfepwx1dwguyim5wozt95vc0cuv9lsgqk90h.jpg
  • Altajcc9ib_hy94eydqfzwjcaxavwvtntwrpf6hf3ckdpnb.jpg
  • Altapbbko5nmk27puiewjxd_aaeq_g9jdnxyx5zrbiwmx1e.jpg
  • _dsc0409.jpg