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  • 01Weekend Special - Forest Trekking in Brahmagiri, South Coorg

  • 02Anthargange Night Trek with Cave Exploration

    Anthargange Night Trek with Cave Exploration
    • h12 Hours
    • lKolar
    • NNNNN1150 ratings
    • Verified Local Operator
      Verified Local Operator


    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 up. Anthargange hill is completely surrounded by boulders. Located around 65km from Bangalore near Kolar, the elevation of the top of this hill is 1712m above sea level. Anthargange Sunrise Trip is an unforgettable experience in terms of trekking and cave exploration. The trek which is around 3km in length, you will find it to be pretty moderate as the trek starts with finding a way through broken rocks and tricky path in the boulders to finally arrive at the cave site to explore. This amazing experience of making your way through the formation and crawling at times because of the cave's volcanic rock formation is a tale that will become everyone's point of envy.

    The experience at Anthargange cave takes you back to prehistoric times, where you finally could be a "Cave Man". Unwind by the bonfire and let the magic of early dusk hours captivate you. All the efforts and wait pays off right after the completion of the trek when you get to witness the mesmerizing sunrise from atop the mountain. And, if luck favors, you might catch a glimpse of some wild animals around. As the dusk fades away, make your way back through the cave to the base.

    This adventure activity at Antargange is a must have experience around Bangalore.

  • 03Day Out at Golden Palms - Flat 20% Off

    Day Out at Golden Palms - Flat 20% Off
    • d1 Day
    • lBangalore
    • NNNNN944 ratings
    • The Golden Palms Hotel & Spa, Bangalore
      The Golden Palms Hotel & Spa, Bangalore

    About the activity: 

    • Enjoy a fun day out at the architectural marvels of Golden Palms Resort in Bangalore and spend a day participating in a wide array of activities and relaxation.
    • Participate in the various indoor and outdoor games such as squash, table tennis, billiards, snooker, chess, carom, badminton, cricket, and football and water volleyball.
    • Lounge in the luxury resorts swimming pool and gear up for a series of exciting activities that will keep you on your toes.
    • Enjoy delicious food prepared by the country’s top chefs and end your exciting day out at Golden Palms with a delicious hi-tea. 
    • Check in time for the with breakfast package is 8:30 AM and check out time is 6:00 PM.
    • Check in time for without breakfast package is 9:30 AM and check out time is 6:00 PM.
    Golden palms offers Sunday Brunch on all sundays  where package includes- Welcome Drinks, Brunch at Café Solaire Restaurant, Swimming Pool & Sports (Tennis, Badminton, table tennis, billiard, snooker, squash, chess, carom & Table soccer) & Fun Activities. Check in : 10:00 AM and Check out time is 6:00 PM

  • 04

    Bangalore and its neighbouring places are a treasure trove for travellers with an abundance of nature, wildlife, history, adventure which are what it comprises of. What’s more, the places to stay around Bangalore provide a wholesome experience too.

    Unwind amidst untamed wilderness, luxuriate in the beauty of plantations, revel in the appeal of the Victorian era, this list of the finest stays in Karnataka is endless.

    [Get introduced to famous resorts in India]

    Offbeat places to stay in Coorg:

    1) Abbydhama Estate Homestay

    Places to Stay around Bangalore

    Cosseted by a coffee estate, the Abbydhama Estate Homestay is where you can lap up the charms of Coorg which tops the list for the most favoured weekend breaks around Bangalore. Around 2.5kms from Madikeri, two quaint bungalows lie within the estate.

    Choose Hosamane, a contemporary bungalow where each room showcases the transformation of a blossom to a coffee bean. Or opt for the Halemane bungalow that is buried in a warm and cosy environ if you are looking for something a bit more traditional.

    [Get more details about Abbydhama Estate Homestay]

    2) Ajantha Homestay

    About 2.5 km from Madikeri lolls the Ajantha Homestay. With coffee plantations and pictorial gardens, this is a delight for nature lovers. Making your stay memorable are the aesthetically decorated rooms that are themed in line with the colours blue, pink and brown. Families will be glad to know that there are also open spaces for kids to play.

    [Get more details about Ajantha Homestay]

    3) Old Kent Estates and Spa Resort

    Tucked away in the picturesque suburbs of Suntikoppa, Old Kent Estates and Spa Resort is around 20km from Madikeri and is one of the most idyllic places to stay around Bangalore. In the heart of greenery and a coffee estate, get sweetly transported to the plush and pleasant Victorian era.

    The beautiful chalets in here are each around 850+ sq ft offering an expansive living room, a well-appointed bedroom, a stunning private garden with outdoor seating, a sequestered bathroom with closed as well as glass rooves. 

    [Get best offers on Old Kent Estates and Spa Resort]

    4) Amanvana Spa Resort

    Permeating a rustic and earthy charm, the Amanvana Spa Resort in Coorg is about 169km from Mangalore. This is where you can bask in the emerald expanse, gurgling streams, little waterfalls and the sound of nature.

    There are about 19 bungalows that dot the landscape. The cosy sitting spaces, private lawn, lotus pond and moon lit ambience is what lends the stay its character.

    [Get more details about Amanvana Spa Resort]

    5) Hidden Woods

    Delight in the glories of nature at the Hidden Woods in Srimanagala, about 67km from Madikeri. Ringed by coffee, pepper and cardamom plantations and offering views of hills, valleys and plains, this place makes for a fetching stay. Unwind in the Swiss Tented Cottage that gives a fine balance of luxury and the outdoors.

    [Get best offers on Hidden Woods]

    [Moreover, you can enjoy favourite bangalore holiday spots]

    6) Coorg Jungle Camp

    Among the finest river side resorts in the region, Coorg Jungle Camp is one of the few amazing places to stay around Bangalore where wide open spaces, bountiful forests and coffee plantations welcome you. Enjoy rowing in the backwaters, go cycling around the property and let your hair down on the dance floor. Select from the Standard Room, Honeymoon Cottage, Deluxe Balcony Room and Jungle Studio.

    [Get best offers on Coorg Jungle Camp]

    7) TATA Plantation Trails

    Pamper yourself by relaxing in the dewy greenery and enjoying some exemplary hospitality at TATA Plantation Trails in Coorg. Once occupied by planters, these heritage bungalows permeate a distinct personality and remind you of a bygone era.

    Take your pick from the Cottabetta Veranda Room, Cottabetta Heritage Room, Thaneerhulla Heritage Suite, Thaneerhulla Heritage Room, Woshully Heritage Room, Luxury and Superior rooms each of which have something unique to offer.

    [Get more details about TATA Plantation Trails]

    8) The Last Resort Homestay

    A walking distance from Coorg’s famous place Dubare Elephant Camp, The Last Resort Homestay makes for an endearing stay. Relish in the pleasant climate, lush surrounding and the magic of River Cauvery that flows around in the corner. Depending upon your group size, you can select your stay here.

    [Get best offers on The Last Resort Homestay]

    Offbeat places to stay in Chikmagalur:

    9) The Spectrum Homestay

    In nature’s bounty, the Spectrum Homestay is where you can take in the allure of coffee plantations. About a 10 minute drive from the heart of Chikmagalur, you can avail of several indoor and outdoor activities here. This place provides 5 double bedrooms which are fully furnished, airy and are tastefully done up.

    [Get more details about The Spectrum Homestay]

    10) Flameback Lodge

    Sprawling over 10 green acres, Flameback Lodges is where you can experience a serene and luxurious living thus qualifying as one of the most enjoyable places to stay around Bangalore. Around 30km from Chikmagalur, the stunning surroundings further add to the appeal of the place. Choose between the Paddy Villa, Luxury Villa and Suite all of which are well-appointed.

    [Get more details about Flameback Lodges]

    11) The Last Resort Homestay

    Chikmagalur being one of the more preferred weekend breaks around Bangalore is home to The Last Resort homestay that embraces you with its captivating greenery. A plethora of activities keep you engaged here.

    These include indoor and outdoor games like table tennis, chess and dart boards, air rifle practice, target shooting, campfire, trekking, waterfall hike and jeep drives. Whether you have a small or large group, rooms of all sizes are available here.

    [Get best offers on The Last Resort Homestay]

    12) Jenukallu Resort

    Resting in the foothills of the Jenukallu Mountains of Chikmagalur, the Jenukallu Resort embraces you with green delights and a crisp, misty mountain air. Unwind by the charms of nature when here.

    All the room types come with modern amenities. These include the multiple and twin sharing Cottages and Luxury Tents.

    [Get best offers on Jenukallu Resort]

    13) Honeyvale Homestay

    Stunning sights, rugged terrains and rich flora and fauna mark the features of Honeyvale Homestay. In the midst of 200 acres of plantations and around 95km from Hassan, this is where you can come for some peace and solitude. Choose from the bungalow that is crafted in a traditional style or the modern Duplex Cottages that stand tall on the highest point of the estate.

    [Know more about Honeyvale Homestay]

    14) The Hidden Valley Homestay

    A 4.5 hour drive from Bangalore, The Hidden Valley lulls you with scenic coffee plantations, charming brooks and majestic mountains. Boat rides, rabbit petting, plantation tours, trekking, rafting, water sports and waterfall visit are just some of the activities that you can engage in here. All the accommodations, be it the Cottage, Family Room or Double Bedroom are well furnished.

    [Know more about The Hidden Valley Homestay]

    15) Halliberri Cottages

    A fine blend of luxury and nature, the Halliberri Cottages are maintained by one of the oldest coffee growing families in Chikmagalur. In the foothills of the Bababudan Hills, this is where you can enjoy birdwatching as well as an estate walk. The two cottages are roomy that come with garden view private sit outs and open-air showers.

    [Get more details about Halliberri Cottages]

    Offbeat places to stay in Wayanad:

    16) Meenmutty Heights Homestay

    Offering the magic of Meenmuty Waterfalls in Wayanad, Meenmuty Heights is where you can savour Mother Earth's treats and makes for one for the most spectacular places to stay around Bangalore. Around 92km from Calicut, this place offers peace and tranquillity. Depending upon your choice, you can opt for the Deluxe Room, Pavilion Studio, Sapphire Mansion and Kings Plazzo.

    [Get best offers on Meenmutty Heights Homestay]

    17) Marmalade Springs Plantation Resort

    Resting on the second highest peak of Wayanad, Marmalade Springs Plantation Resort provides a sweet escape. Around 80 km from the Calicut City, the stay spreads over 30 acres of dewy coffee plantations.

    When here, you can engage in adventure activities like ATV rides. Take your pick from Superior Rooms, Cottages, Family Rooms and Wooden Cottages.

    [Get best offers on Marmalade Springs Plantation Resort]

    18) Annapara Homestay

    A perfect place to unwind, The Annapara Homestay is around 22 km from the city centre. Adding to its magical spell are the cascading waterfalls, woody mountains and fresh plantations.

    Once here, you can savour some authentic Kerala Cuisine. Lounge in any of the 5 palatial Deluxe Rooms that come with a verandah, bedroom with king size beds, dressing area with en suite bathrooms and a gazebo.

    [Know more about Annapara Homestay]

    19) Sharoy Resort

    Rejoice at the sight of sloping mountains and verdant stretches from the Sharoy Resort that also overlooks the Banasura Dam. Take in a pristine nature and go for a tribal village tour. Your stay options include Horn Bill Villa Cottage, Emerald Dove – Royal Cottage and Golden Oriole – Honeymoon Cottage.

    [Get more details about Sharoy Resort]

    20) Jungle Retreat

    A treasure trove for nature lovers, Jungle Retreat in Kalpettalounges is a 10 acre farm that makes it an idyllic place to stay in the heart of wilderness. It is enclosed by plush jungles and the stunning Brahmagiri peaks nestling as a backdrop. Accommodations include Twin Cottage, Wooden Cottage and Jungle Villa. All of them a lavish stay complete with modern amenities.

    [Know more about Jungle Retreat]

    21) Vythiri Village

    Ethereal and captivating in every way, Vythiri Village takes you to a dream-like place. 85km from the Calicut City, this stay is encircled by cloudy mountains and lush expanses. Take a pick from the Deluxe Room and Cottage that are crafted with care and offer the best of nature.

    [Get more details about Vythiri Village]

    22) Greenex Farms

    Enter a misty and dewy world in the Nilgiri Ranges in the Wayanad. Perched at 2,600feet above sea level, Greenex Farms is buried in the thickets of coffee and spice plantations. According to your choice, you can favour any one of the cosy accommodations available namely the Marigold, Greenhouse, Petunia and Treehouse.

    [Get best offers on Greenex Farms]

    23) Seagot Banasura Resorts and Villas

    For a stress-free vacation, take off to Seagot Banasura Resort, around 80 km from Calicut. For those bitten by the adventure bug, river crossing, jumaring, commando walking, mountain biking and zorbing are some of the activities that you can indulge in. Your options of stay include a Villa for 2 and 4 people, a single sharing and double sharing Suite.

    [Know more about Seagot Banasura Resorts and Villas]

    24) Treasure Trove Resort

    Aptly known as The Treasure Trove, this eco-friendly stay is located around 80km from Calicut. Wallow in the company of wildlife and take in the great views of the Western Ghats. Relax in any of the two identical cottages namely Ivy Crest and Leafy Retreat. The beauty of them is that they are built from locally available wood and bamboo and offer modern amenities.

    [Get more details about Treasure Trove Resort]

    Offbeat places to stays in Ooty:

    25) Sherlock Resort

    Suffused with the charm of the Victorian Era, Sherlock is located on the Tiger Hill Road in Ooty and treats you with imposing views of the hill station town thus making its name as one of most favoured places to stay around Bangalore. For a rip-roaring time, avail of the valley crossing and rock climbing avenues. Offering warmth and modern amenities are the Standard Rooms, Deluxe Room and Honeymoon Cottage.

    [Get best offers on Sherlock Resort]

    26) Lymond House Homestay

    Revel in the lure of the Colonial era in Lymond House that is about 85 kilometres from Coimbatore. More than 100 years old, the place has retained its classic European decor. Unwind in Luxury Double Rooms or Suites that come with a fireplace.

    [Know more about Lymond House Homestay]

    27) King’s Cliff

    Replete with allures of yore, the King’s Cliff is circled by the iconic Nilgiris. Bringing in the fun are activities like rock climbing and valley crossing.  Providing the fine mix of traditional decor and modern amenities are the Standard Rooms, Executive Rooms and Deluxe Rooms.

    [Get more details about King’s Cliff Homestay]

    28) Glyngarth Villa

    Built in the late 1800s by Sir Walter Mounde, the Glyngarth Villa in Ooty hasa unique appeal. This colonial styled heritage home is around 100km away from the Coimbatore airport. Period furniture, wooden floors, crisp mountain air and the sounds of nature define this place. Opt for Heritage Double Rooms, Heritage Suites or the Wooden Cottages.

    [Get best offers on Glyngarth Villa]

    29) Destiny, The Farm Resort

    Submit to the splendour of a farm stay at Destiny, The Farm Resort that is 25 km away from Ooty town. This is also where you can enjoy rock climbing and wildlife adventure. Select between any of the airy Standard Rooms, Deluxe Rooms or Luxury Rooms.

    [Know more about Destiny, The Farm Resort]

    30) Marlborough Homestay

    Reflecting the colonial charm of Ooty, Marlborough Homestay is a 100 year old heritage home. Amidst refreshing gardens, the place is flourished in antique furniture, wooden floors and earthy hues that lend a certain personality to the ambience. You can choose among the Double Rooms, Family Rooms and Bedroom Suite.

    [Get more details about Marlborough Homestay]

    31) Sierra Vale

    15 minutes from the Ooty Bus Stop, Sierra Vale is where you can escape from the humdrums of daily life. Built in 2012, it is one of the newest holiday homes in the locale. In here are 6 spacious double rooms that come with modern facilities.

    [Know more about Sierra Vale]

    Offbeat places to stay in Sakleshpur:

    32) The Malnad Times

    Rustic and earthy, The Malnad Times in Sakleshpur is around 60 km from Chikmagalur. It is here that you can appreciate nature with its lush canopies, woody mountains and refreshing plantations. Providing great views are the twin sharing Cottages, multiple sharing Cottages and multiple sharing Bungalows.

    [Get best offers on The Malnad Times]

    33) Kadumakki Homestay

    Exuding a homely warmth along with the caresses of nature, Kadumakki Homestay is around 18km from the heart of Sakleshpur town. Adding to the magnetism are the Western Ghats that serve as as the perfect backdrop. Settle on any of the accommodations that include 10 Deluxe Rooms and 1 Deluxe Dormitory.

    [Get more details about Kadumakki Homestay]

    34) The Hill Resort

    Delight in woody and green charms at The Hill Resort that is a cottage-styled stay. Cossetted by lush environs, the place is 27km off Sakleshpur town. Tastefully done up, offering luxury amenities, the room types include Indonesian Cottages and Swiss Cottages that sum up to make the grade as one of the best places to stay around Bangalore.

    [Know more about The Hill Resort]

    Offbeat places to stay in Bandipur:

    35) The Windflower Tusker Trails Resort

    Get thrilled with what untamed nature has to offer. Savour true beauty at the Windflower Tusker Trails Resort, Bandipur. Do not miss the guided safari through the Bandipur National Park where you might spot tigers, elephants, deers and a variety of birds. The two types of stay include the Studio Room and Suite.

    [Get more details about The Windflower Tusker Trails Resort]

    36) Deep Jungle Home Resort

    On the edge of the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve and around 20 km from Bandipur, the Deep Jungle Home Resort gives you a fetching experience of living in the wild. Giving you a rustic feel along with the sweetness of comfort are the room types that comprise Stream Side Swiss Tents, Mini Swiss Tents, Adventure Camping Tents and Tree Top House.

    [Get best offers on Deep Jungle Home Resort]

    37) Bandipur Safari Lodge

    Seamlessly matching the wilderness and magic of Bandipur, Bandipur Safari Lodge is an eco-friendly retreat. Wildlife Safaris, Bird Watching and Nature Walks will ensure that there is never a dull moment here. Room types comprise 10 Special Cottages and 12 Cottages.

    [Know more about Bandipur Safari Lodge]

    38) Dhole’s Den Homestay Resorts

    About 6km from Mangala Village in Bandipur, Dhole’s Den is where you can get a true feel of the wildlife. Do not be surprised if you hear the sounds of a sloth bear with its cubs, elephants and wild boar or even the tiger and leopard! Abundant in luxury, the room types include Deluxe Room, Bungalow Room and Suite.

    [Get more details about Dhole’s Den Homestay Resorts]

    39) MC Resort

    On the borders of the exotic Bandipur National Park, MC Resort is in close proximity to a tiger reserve and spread over 5 acres of land. Lap up a safari to explore the wilderness of the place. Room types include Standard and Suite.

    [Know more about MC Resort]

    Offbeat places to stya in Nagarhole & Kabini:

    40) The King's Sanctuary

    Bordering the famous Nagarhole National Park, The Kings Sanctuary is where you can bask in the bounties of nature. In the midst of 40 acres of orchards, this makes for an engaging getaway. Select between the Cottages, Suites and Villas.

    [Check out best holiday package tours from bangalore]

    41) Jungle Inn

    Greeting you with brollies of trees, little shrubs, bamboo groves, vibrant plants and whistling pines is the Jungle Inn that makes for a refreshing sojourn. One of the best resorts in Nagarhole, this eco-friendly stay is where you can plunge into adventure sports like High Rope Traversing and Paintball and Jummaring. Stay options include Standard Room, Swiss Tent and Family Room.

    42) Red Earth Resort

    Flanked by the mesmeric Kabini River on both sides, The Red Earth is where you should go to get a sweet whiff of nature. The Cottages here make for a captivating affair. Adorned with mud walls outside, you have king-sized beds, en-suite bathrooms and private open-air Jacuzzis on the inside that assure you a lavish stay.

    [Get more details about Red Earth Resort]

    43) Kabini River Lodge

    Buried in the wilderness of the Nagarhole National Park, the Kabini River Lodge treats you with a unique experience. Enjoy coracle rides, boating and bird watching when here. Room types include Maharaja Cottages, Cottages, Rooms and Tented Cottages.

    [Get best offers on Kabini River Lodge]

    44) The Bison Resort

    A fine blend of East African camps and typical Indian Maharaja styled lodges, The Bison Resort in Kabini treats you to an experience of both wildlife and luxury like never before. Located in the Karapura village, the place offers the raw beauty of nature. Room types include Deluxe Luxury Tents and Cottage Suite.

    [Know more about The Bison Resort]

    45) KAAV Safari Lodge

    On the fringes of the Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary, KAAV Safari Lodge is where you can enjoy the treasures of Mother Earth in its truest form. There are 4 standard rooms here that are well-furnished and provide modern amenities in the lap of a jungle.

    [Know more about KAAV Safari Lodge]

    46) The Serai

    A place where indulgence meets the many thrills of nature, The Serai, is located in HD Kote Taluk, Mysore. On one hand you can lap up the serenity and on the other, you can enjoy jungle safaris, kayaking, nature walks and bird watching tours. Accommodations like Waterfront Verandah, Waterfront Villa and The Residence will cater to your every need.

    [Get more details about The Serai Resort]

    [Also, one can check out and plan various things to do in bangalore in one day]

    Offbeat places to stay in Masinagudi & Mudumalai:

    47) Inn the Wild, Masinagudi

    Permeating in an earthy appeal, Inn the Wild stay is just 3 km into the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve of South India. Safari rides with trained naturalists, barbecues, outdoor games and nature walks make your trip all the more arresting. Room types include Tribal Home and Jungle Shack.

    [Get best offers on Inn the wild Homestay]

    48) The Jungle Retreat, Masinagudi

    With a dreamy location in foothills of the Nilgiri Mountains and bordering the Madumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, The Jungle Retreat is one of a kind. The place offers a comfort in the wilderness. Choose between Standard Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Suites, Tree Houses and Dormitories.

    [Know more about The Jungle Retreat]

    49) Mudumalai Wild Inn Stone Cottage, Mudumalai

    In the core of the Masinagudi National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, Mudumalai Wild Inn Stone Cottage beckons you with its serenity and natural surroundings. Cycling, trekking, campfires and jeep safaris make your stay more enjoyable. There are 10 Standard Rooms here that come with private sit-out areas.

    [Get more details about Mudumalai Wild Inn Stone Cottages]

    50) Wild Woods Haven Resort, Masinagudi

    A winning option for nature lovers, Wild Woods Haven in Masinagudi is an eco-friendly jungle escape. Trekking and jeep rides make your jaunt all the more memorable. When here, relax in the Executive Room or Suite.

    [Get more details about Wild Woods Haven Resort]



Snow City

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

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

Best Time to Visit: Summer season.

Price: INR 600 per head.

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

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

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 30 KM.



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

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

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

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

Location: Mysore Road, Ramanagara, India

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

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

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

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 55 KM



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

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

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

Location: 100 KM on the Kanakapura road from Bangalore.

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

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

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Approximately 100 KM.


Dodda Alada Mara

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

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

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

Location: Tavarekere Hobli, Bengaluru, Karnataka

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


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

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 26 KM.

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