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Kodachadri Trek in Shimoga- Flat 20% off

Kodachadri Trek in Shimoga- Flat 20% off

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Gokarna Beach Trek & Camping - Flat 20% off

Gokarna Beach Trek & Camping - Flat 20% off

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Kudremukh Trek, Chikmagalur - Flat 15% off

Kudremukh Trek, Chikmagalur - Flat 15% off

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Kumara Parvatha Trek in Coorg

Kumara Parvatha Trek in Coorg

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Lake View Homestay in Coorg

Lake View Homestay in Coorg

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Hilltop Heritage Bungalow Experience

Hilltop Heritage Bungalow Experience

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Exclusive Homestay in the Lap of Nature in Chikmagalur

Exclusive Homestay in the Lap of Nature in Chikmagalur

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Exotic Sakleshpur Homestay with Adventure Activities

Exotic Sakleshpur Homestay with Adventure Activities

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Stay at the Foothills of Brahmagiri

Stay at the Foothills of Brahmagiri

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Offbeat Estate Stay near Karada

Offbeat Estate Stay near Karada

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Homestay Amidst Coffee Plantations in Coorg

Homestay Amidst Coffee Plantations in Coorg

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Homestay in a Coffee Estate in Chikmagalur

Homestay in a Coffee Estate in Chikmagalur

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Camping at the Foothills of Nandi Hills, Bangalore

Camping at the Foothills of Nandi Hills, Bangalore

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Camping in Coorg- Flat 20% off

Camping in Coorg- Flat 20% off

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Overnight Camping and Adventure Activities in Ramanagara

Overnight Camping and Adventure Activities in Ramanagara

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Adventure Jungle Stay in Dandeli

Adventure Jungle Stay in Dandeli

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Nature Adventure Camp in Kanakapura- Flat 20% off

Nature Adventure Camp in Kanakapura- Flat 20% off

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Coorg Camping Experience

Coorg Camping Experience

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Camping in Wayanad Hills at Seagot Banasura

Camping in Wayanad Hills at Seagot Banasura

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Trekking And Camping In Madikeri, Coorg

Trekking And Camping In Madikeri, Coorg

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  • One day trips around Bangalore include Camping in Ramanagara (14% Off), Skandagiri, Manchinbele dam, Shivanasamudra waterfalls, Bheemeshwari, the mystical town of Talakad and Camping at the foothills of Nandi hills at INR 1,500. All these trips are hardly in the distance range of 50-60 km and are well connected with roads to reach in a few hours.

    The monotony of our everyday life leaves us in dire need of some peace away from the cacophony of city life and day outs at Ramanagaram will definitely play a great role in cheering it up. An amazing trip to Skandagiri lets you witness the historical rubbles of the 18th century. It is widely known for its Night Trek in Skandagiri (at INR 1,350). Manchinbele dam, surrounded by Savandurga hills is an ideal place for bird watchers and is famous for an exquisite view of the sunset. Shivanasamudra, with its splendid waterfalls, is a place for the shutterbugs. It is filled with beautiful temples and lush greenery. A paradise for all nature lovers is what Bheemeshwari is described as. Book a Night Tour to Bheemeshwari Nature Camp surrounded by a huge wildlife.

    Quench your thirst of wanderlust at these described places and enjoy the trip without staying overnight that might pinch the pockets like anything. Thus these short trips do not burn a hole in your pockets. All you need is your own vehicle to drive up and down and you can drink life to the lees.

  • 01Nandi Hills

    Nandi Hills
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    To whom so ever u will ask about the best place for one day trips from Bangalore there answer will be none other than 'Nandi Hills'. Nandi Hills or Nandidurg is an old hill fortress nearly 1479 m above sea levels. It is one of the best places to head for a quick weekend trip Bangalore. The 60 km drive from the city is a smooth one and before heading to the top, you could visit the Bhoganandeeswara temple located in the nearby village of Nandi at its foothills. These hills were once a summer retreat for Tipu Sultan and are very popular among those who wish to see a splendid sunrise or sunset from its pinnacle.

    At the top, one of the attractions for the visitors is a 600-meter high cliff called Tipu’s Drop which offers great views of the surrounding landscape. There is also Tipu’s summer palace and fort, Yoga Nandishvara Temple, Gandhi Nilaya, the Nehru House and Amrita Sarovar, a beautiful lake for you to explore. The trip is also ideal for a bird watching and photography since the evergreen forest on top of the hill is a location that plays home to migratory birds like warblers, flycatchers and thrushes.

    Some distance away from the base of the Nandi Hills is Grover’s Vineyards which can also be included in this one day trip around Bangalore. On visiting the vineyards, you can view grapes-laden vines, learn about the wine making process, taste varieties of wines and have lunch on the premises. 

    Distance from Bangalore: 60km

    Camping at the Foothills of Nandi Hills, Bangalore

    Camping at the Foothills of Nandi Hills, Bangalore

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  • 02Ramanagaram

    Ramanagaram

    Ramanagaram known as Closepet before autonomy has seen a considerable number of rulers. It has been governed by Gangas, Cholas, Hoysalas, Vijayanagara, Mysore lords, Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan. The locale is encompassed by seven magnificent slopes Shivaramagiri, Yatirajagiri, Somagiri, Krishnagiri, Revanna Siddeshwara hill, Jala Siddeshwara hill and Sidilakallu hill. In this way Ramanagaram is an asylum for shake climbers. This place is best for one day trip from Bangalore.

    Ramanagaram is additionally renowned as the Silk City because of its silk and cocoon industry. Make your adventure and exciting one while you head out to this amazing place. This is another of famous places where you can head out for a one day trip around Bangalore. Get ready to enjoy a wonderful vacation with your family. This location is also popular as a one day picnic spots near Bangalore.

    Distance from Bangalore: Ramanagaram is located at a distance of 50.3km from Bangalore.
    Day Out and Adventure Activities in Ramanagara

    Day Out and Adventure Activities in Ramanagara

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  • 03Nature Adventure Camp, Kanakapura

    Another interesting activity which might interest you is Camping near Bangalore. Set in the picture perfect region of Banantimari State Forest zone, encompassed by greenery and flanked by a lake and mountain, the Nature Adventure Camp is a perfect area for an entire scope of adventure for the day.  You can go trekking to close by slope of Banantimari hill and also can enjoy different activities.

    One can also head out for a Rock Rappelling and then enjoy the amazing camping. The camping adventure is made more fun together with the beautiful surroundings abutting the Bananthimari forest region. One can also indulge in activities like zip lining, canoeing etc.

    Distance from Bangalore: Nature adventure camp is located at a distance of 50 kms from Bangalore.

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    Nature Adventure Camp in Kanakapura- Flat 20% off

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  • 04Skandagiri

    Skandagiri
    Image Credit : Vandan Desai

    Skandagiri, one of the most famous trekking location near Bangalore, also known as Kalavara Durga, is an ancient mountain fortress located 3 km from Chikballapur overlooking the Nandi Hills, Muddenahalli, and Kanivenarayanapura. On a one day trip from Bangalore to Skandagiri, one can undertake an easy, 2-hour trek up a well-marked route on the 1350 m high peak. At the top of the hill is an 18th century fort, which is now in a dilapidated state and which you can see throughout the walk uphill, along with an abandoned temple.

    Getting close to the top of the hill, one can see lush vegetation while the summit offers sweeping views of the basin below. Most trekkers climb up this precipitous hill early in the morning to reach the peak just in time to view the sun rising slowly at the distance. Tourists must definitely carry their camera and take spectacular pictures of 360 degree views of the surrounding landscape.

    Distance from Bangalore: 60km

    Night Trek in Skandagiri, Bangalore

    Night Trek in Skandagiri, Bangalore

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  • 05Anthargange

    Anthargange, a hilly spot 4 kms from Kolar, is known among locals more for the temple situated at the base of its rocky mountain. Literally meaning "Ganges from deep" in Kannada, the mountain has a narrow and steep path that leads to its top. There are seven villages standing on various parts of the peak that is made of granite rocks and has boulders scattered all around. When you are on a one day trip near Bangalore to Anthargange, you can practice rock climbing and rappelling since the rocky terrain has plenty of boulders suitable for this adventure activity.

    An easy trek up the slopes with moderate green cover makes a splendid walk. The region also has a lot of caves around where one can indulge in spelunking and exploring the insides of these natural formations made of volcanic rocks. Some of these caves have narrow interiors, forcing you to crawl on all fours to make your way through. For this action-packed and thrilling day trip around Bangalore, all you need to do is drive for just over an hour on NH4 and head towards Kolar.

    Distance from Bangalore: 67km

    Anthargange Night Trek with Cave Exploration

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  • 06Kunti Betta

    If you are looking for an adventure outing option than Kunti Betta is the perfect option for you. Kunti Betta night trek is great among the best known and exciting trekking experiences one can swear by close Bangalore. One of the best one day trips from Bangalore is this night trek which gives you zest and shivers your daring bone as you head out this thrilling trek. As the night has a tendency to hone the body sensations and touches off a sentiment instability and interest about your trail.

    Two rough hills standing tall in the town of Pandavapura, encompassed by some stunning picture culminate landscape; overlooking the beautiful Pandavapura Lake is Kunti Betta. It is said that the Pandavas too shelter here during the time of their ‘vanavas’. It is said that they have developed a fondness for this hills and hence the town and the hill are named after them.

    Distance from Bangalore: Kunti Betta is located at a distance of 124.3km from Bangalore.
  • 07Bheemeshwari

    Bheemeshwari
    Image Credit : Juha Riissanen

    Lying between Shivanasamudra falls and Mekedatu, on the banks of the River Kaveri, is Bheemeshwari. Perfect for a one day trip near Bangalore, it is a favoured picnic spot for those who wish to indulge in outdoor activities near Bangalore. With accommodation available at local nature and fishing camps, a visit to Bheemeshwari is incomplete without watching wildlife like elephants, deer, wild boars, monkeys, jackals, crocodiles, otters and leopards.

    There are a variety of birds for interested visitors to spot in this region such as cuckoo, green-billed Malkoha, white-browed Bulbul, and the pygmy woodpecker. The conditions in the river here are suitable as a natural habitat for the Mahseer fish, the biggest tropical game fish known to man, which attracts hundreds of professional anglers from across the globe each year. Novice anglers can participate in the ‘catch and release’ form of fishing at this location.

    For those with nature in their mind, the staff of the camps also organizes activities like jungle walk, short treks nearby, rafting, kayaking and camping for those guests who avail their hospitality.

    Distance from Bangalore: 120km

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  • 08Savandurga

    Savandurga

    Savandurga is a large monolith hill, rising 1226 m above sea level, around 60 km west of Bangalore. Composed of two hills known locally as Karigudda (black hill) and Biligudda (white hill), Savandurga forms a part of the Deccan plateau and consists of volcanic rocks like peninsular gneiss and granite, giving it a typical hue.

    The Arkavathi River flows nearby through the Thippagondanahalli reservoir and on towards Manchanabele dam. At the foothills of Savandurga are the temples devoted to Sri Savandi Veerabhadraswamy and Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy. On this one-day trip near Bangalore, many rock climbers and cave explorers frequent the area to indulge in their favourite adventure activity. Most tourists usually go trekking up the slopes of the hill after a short stopover at the temples. The Manchanebele dam is unmissable for a wide variety of water and adventure sports available.

    Distance from Bangalore: 50km

  • 09Shivanasamudram Falls

    Shivanasamudram Falls
    Image Credit : Ashwin Kumar

    Small town of Shivanasamudra on the banks of river Kaveri is a must see. Once the Kaveri River makes its way through the rocky terrain of the Deccan Plateau, it drops off in the form of the Shivanasamudram Falls. The island town of Shivanasamudra that divides the river into twin waterfalls – Barachukki and Gaganchukki, has a group of ancient temples located on it. Being a segmented waterfall, Shivanasamudram has multiple waterfalls dropping over a cliff.

    The Eastern branch of the falls is called the Bharachukki which are a few kilometers to the South of the place where the Kaveri splits into the twin Gaganachukki falls. A watchtower at Shivanasamudra enables tourists get a glorious view of the Gaganachukki falls and take photographs of the waters in full splendor. A popular activity that you can participate in on this day trip around Bangalore is a coracle ride over the gushing water at the bottom of the falls.

    The perennial Shivanasamudram Falls can be visited anytime during the year but the best flow is in the monsoon season of July to October.

    Distance from Bangalore: 135km

  • 10Mysore

    Mysore
    Image Credit : flickr - Spiros Vathis

    Most Bangaloreans prefer to drive to Mysore whenever they are in the mood for a one day trip around Bangalore. Besides being a tourist destination close to Bangalore, Mysore also serves as a stopover place for visitors on their way to other places like Coorg, Bandipur and Ooty The city is a hub of tourist movement during the 10-day Dasara festival which is conducted annually in the months of October or November (depending on the Hindu calendar) with much pomp and show.

    The official residence of the Wodeyar Dynasty - Mysore Palace or the Amba Vilas Palace - with its magnificent architecture and impressive interiors are one of the most visited locations here.

    Apart from it, one can also tour the Jaganmohana Palace, the Jayalakshmi Vilas and the Lalitha Mahal – all former residences of the royal family. Other than palaces, some of the other recreational places to visit include the Mysore zoo, Railway museum, Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts and the Regional Museum of Natural History.  Chamundeshwari Temple, atop the Chamundi Hills, is a notable religious place and is a short drive from Mysore.

    Not very far from the city is the Krishnarajasagar Dam and the Brindavan Gardens bordering it, where a musical fountain show is held every evening. There is also a nursery within the gardens where one can purchase a variety of fruit and flower saplings.

    Distance from Bangalore: 143km

    Places to See: Must visit tourist attractions in Mysore

    Places to Stay: Best resorts and places to stay in Mysore

  • 11Hogenakkal Waterfalls

    Hogenakkal Waterfalls
    Image Credit : Sanjay P. K.

    With the monsoons replenishing the waterfalls all around Bangalore, hordes of tourists make their way to the various nearby falls and enjoy themselves while taking in the remarkable sight of water thundering down immense heights. For those of you who want to experience this scene while on a one day trip near Bangalore, the Hogenakkal Falls is just 2 hours away. The word Hogenakkal is formed of two Kannada words hoge (smoke) and kal (rock) which refers to the smoky appearance of the water as it falls on the rocks below.

    When the River Kaveri enters the Tamil Nadu border after meandering through the state of Karnataka, it descends down the elevated landscape into a rush of water forming the Hogenakkal Waterfalls.

    Having originated at Talacauvery near Coorg, the river gathers water from various tributaries on its way and while it approaches Dharmapuri district it gathers momentum rapidly. Dropping down the rocky terrain, the Kaveri creates numerous waterfalls - some as much as 20 m high - amid constant deafening roars. It then flows through to the Mettur Dam and creates a 60 sq mi lake called Stanley Reservoir. One can indulge in swimming in the lower reaches of the falls and take photographs of the brilliant sight of the gushing waters above.

    Coracle riding, one of the main attractions of the area, is allowed during the dry-season when the waterfalls are not strong enough to upset the boats. Moreover, the local forest department also maintains a mini zoo and a crocodile park here which can be included in your outing. 

    Distance from Bangalore: 150km

  • 12Chunchi Falls

    Chunchi Falls

    If you are planning to spend some time with your family this weekend than this one day picnic spots around Bangalore will definitely make you happy. Chunchi Falls is a waterfall on the banks of the River Arkavati and is named after a tribal couple Chuncha and Chunchi. It is on the way to Mekedatu and Sangama. Tucked amidst rough territory and deciduous backwoods the waterfall is very prominent for picnicking.

    Despite the fact that the falls have yet not been popularized like Shivnasamudra falls and stays betrayed on the greater part of the days yet it makes for a perfect place to visit near Bangalore for one day trip during monsoon to escape from the monotonous routine. A limited rough and sloppy way will lead you to a standout amongst the most staggering waterfalls of Karnataka. The landscape is very uneven and somewhat slippery at a few spots.

    Distance from Bangalore: Chunchi falls is located at a distance of 100 km from Bangalore.
  • 13Horsley Hills

    Horsley Hills
    Image Credit : flickr.com - Photoglot

    Another one of the famous hill stations around Bangalore is the famous Horsely Hills. Most of you might have already heard about this beautiful place. Horsley Hills is a pleasant hamlet in the territory of Andhra Pradesh. Arranged at a height of 4,100 ft this quiet hil station is named after W.D. Horsley, the authority of Cuddapah region. The scenic drive to this mesmerizing hamlet is to a great degree all encompassing and beautiful and has thick vegetation of trees lining on the two sides of the street.

    The other real draw for the voyagers is the unwinding atmosphere of the Horsley Hills which ranges from 20°C to 32°C even in summers. The slope is rich with thick timberland and thick greenness and has a wide assortment of trees like Gulmohar, Allamanda, Reeta, Amla, Beedi leaves, Blue Gum, Eucalyptus and Sandalwood.

    Distance from Bangalore: Horsely Hills is located at a distance of 157.2 km from Bangalore.

  • 14Yelagiri Hills

    Yelagiri Hills

    If you are surfing over the internet in search of that perfect holiday location then this place will definitely lit you up.  Well Yelagiri Hills is another exotic location for one day trips from Bangalore. The hill station of Yelagiri in Tamil Nadu is a group of 14 hamlets or villages spread crosswise over 29 square kilometers, 3,460 feet above ocean level. The drive to the pleasant idyll winds through 14 hairpin bends that open up to dynamite mountain scenes; after each contort and turns.

    One can see the city appears to blur away somewhat more. The hills of Yelagiri are additionally exceptionally popular among the adventure seekers for trekking. Swamimalai, the most elevated peak in the Yelagiri slopes at 4338 feet, is a stunningly lovely 1-hour trek from Yelagiri.

    Places to see: Must visit attractions of Yelagiri

    Places to Stay: Best resorts to stay in Yelagiri

    Distance from Bangalore: Yelagiri Hills is located at a distance of 159.7 km from Bangalore.

  • 15Mekedatu Falls

    Mekedatu Falls
    Image Credit : flickr - Nagarjun

    For a one day trip around Bangalore, Mekedaatu falls are a great option to explore if waterfalls and natural scenes are up your alley. Mekedaatu, or 'goat's leap' in Kannada, is a charming location along Kaveri in the rural parts of Bangalore. The confluence of Rivers Kaveri and Arkavati takes place at the Sangama area and 3.5 kms downstream from there, the river Kaveri flows through a very deep and narrow ravine of hard granite rock.

    The river, which is more than 150 meters wide at the meeting point (at Sangama) flows through the barely 10-meter-wide gorge at Mekedatu. As per local legend, a goat being chased by a tiger managed to cross over the raging river by leaping across the gorge and saved its life in the process – thus giving rise to the name ‘goat’s leap’. Approaching the spot, one can see the magnificent flow of all the water as its roars down the ravine. However, one must tread cautiously in this region as the rocks are deceptively slippery and the water below is deep.

    Distance from Bangalore: 100km

  • 16BR Hills

    BR Hills
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    The Biligiriranga Hills, commonly called B R Hills, is a hill range situated on the northernmost tip of the Nilgiris, connecting the Eastern & Western Ghats. The area, covered with untouched forests, is called Biligiriranga Swamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary and has a unique eco-system, is considered a protected reserve. The sanctuary derives its name Biligiri from the white rock surface that forms the major hill with the temple of Lord Rangaswamy at its apex.

    The idols of Sri Biligiri Ranganatha and Ranganayaki the Lord's spouse are housed in this temple. If you are on a lookout for a one day trip around Bangalore that offers a blend of natural sightseeing and spiritual rejuvenation, you should head towards these hills.

    The sanctuary supports diverse flora and fauna since it has varied habitat types within the deciduous forests and BR Hills was also declared a Tiger Reserve in December 2010. Apart from the majestic tigers, BR hills hosts about 26 species of mammals including the Asian elephant, gaur, sambhar, chital, barking deer and the rare four-horned antelope, stealthy leopards as well as wild dogs and sloth bears can also be spotted here.

    In addition to this wide array of biodiversity, there are lot more places to see in BR Hills. The Soliga tribe calls the BR hills its home, the tribesmen celebrate the annual ratha festival at the Rangaswamy temple in April. For those of you who venture to trek around the area, accommodation is available for tourists within the site.

    Distance from Bangalore: 180km

  • 17Balmuri and Edmuri Waterfalls

    Balmuri and Edmuri Waterfalls

    If you are looking for that perfect fun filled adventure one-day trips from Bangalore than this is the perfect place for you. Make your day and exciting one as you head out to the Balmuri and Edmuri Waterfalls. Balmuri and Edmuri Waterfalls are two amazing waterfalls that have gained a lot of popularity among the people. Balmuri and Edmuri Waterfalls are arranged at a separation of around 3 km from Mysore city on the Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS) Main Road.

    Encompassed by rich greenery this region is additionally a famous weekend getaway. Balmuri and Edmuri Waterfalls are not genuine waterfalls. Edmuri Waterfall is situated around 500 meters toward the east of Balmuri Waterfall. The spot adjacent Edmuri Waterfall is appropriate for swimming and water recreations. There is additionally an antiquated Ganesha Temple adjacent Edmuri Waterfall.

    Distance from Bangalore: Balmuri and Edmuri Waterfalls is located at a distance of 83 km.
  • 18Hassan

    Hassan

    After that long tiring day at work most of you might be waiting to spend some time away from the busy life. Spend some memorable time with your family as you head out to Hassan which is famous as the best one day picnic spots near Bangalore. Lying in the Malnad and Maidan areas of Karnataka this destination can be considered as a virgin land as it is unknown to most of the people. The city gets its name from its residing diety Goddess Hassanamba which in kanana dialect signify 'Smiling mother'.

    Attributable to its antiquated structures and landmarks, this city is regularly called as the temple - architecture capital of Karnataka. Head out for an amazing day along with your loved ones to this destination.

    Distance from Bangalore: Hassan is located at a distance of 187kms from Bangalore.
  • 19Shivagange

    Shivagange

    Most of you might be wondering where to head out this weekend. Well, then guys check out this another favourite of the places for a one day trip near Bangalore within 100kms. Shivagange, a hillock arranged 56 km from Bangalore and is a mix of a temple and picturesque excellence that makes it both a pilgrimage as well as an adventure spot. From a separation, the hillock resembles a 'Shiva Linga' - A form of Lord Shiva.

    One can witness a number of water spots on the way to the hill and the people believe that the water is of the sacred river Ganga. The stone cutting of 'Nandi'- the bull is a noteworthy fascination of the place and draws a ton of people. The place is otherwise called Dakshina Kashi or Kashi of South India in view of the numerous sanctuaries arranged here.

    Distance from Bangalore: Shivagange is located at a distance of 56 km from Bangalore.
  • 20Manchinbele

    Manchinbele

    Manchinbele is found only 50 Kms from Bangalore on the banks of the Manchan bele lake in the midst of the amid the reserve forests of Savandurga and is one of the best option for a one day trip from Bangalore. The site is outfitted with agreeable tents, courtesies and medicinal offices. It is the perfect area for corporate group outing for the day. One can see a lot of corporate group trip which happens each quarter. One can find ruins of an old temple close to the quiet backwaters of enormous dam.

    The Manchinabele Dam which encompassed by deciduous forest and rough terrains. This is another ideal for one day picnic spots near Bangalore. Make your weekend special as you head out for some thrilling activities like trekking, swimming, rock climbing and rocking.

    Distance from Bangalore: Manchinbele is located at a distance of 50 Kms from Bangalore.
  • 21Talakad

    Talakad

    Talakad is a little mystical town saturated with the magnificent past and heritage settled on the left banks of River Kaveri. The town has been a witness to the ascent and falls of a few incredible kingdoms including Cholas, Pallavas, Gangas, Vijayanagar and Hoysalas. Looking every step of the way one can see some flawlessly cut temples that speak to the finest embodiment of unending adventure of craftsmanship and footprints of the rich former time.

    Nicknamed as 'Kasi of the South', Talakad is decorated with five hallowed Shivalingas giving this interesting spot an otherworldly air and a natural appeal. After several temples being excavated from the cursed sand dunes, there are many more waiting to be unearthed. Talakad is one of the best choices for a one day trip near Bangalore.

    Distance from Bangalore: Talakad is located at a distance of 132.6 Kms from Bangalore
  • 22Makalidurga

    Makalidurga

    Makalidurga is a little hill with stature 1117 mt arranged in a village which has the same name. It is basically a hill fort which is a great attraction for the people.  It is the best option for an amazing one day trip near Bangalore. There is a railroad track which goes through the base of the hill making it considerably all the more intriguing. The trek to Makalidurga top is generally simple. Legend says that Sage Markandeya performed repentance here. 

    This fortification was under the control of the Vijayanagar realm. In the end the Maratha's captured it and then later assumed control by Kempe Gowda. Makalidurga is a perfect one day trek making it quick and painless. One can begin trekking from the Makalidurga railroad station. A 3 km stroll along the railroad track takes one to the base of the hill.

    Distance from Bangalore: Makalidurga is generally around 60 km from Bangalore.

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  • 23Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta

    Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta

    Another hotspot for one day trips around Bangalore is Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta. Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta lies at a height of 3780 ft. There is a temple dedicated  to Lord Rangaswamy at the pinnacle of Bilikal Betta. This sanctuary is situated underneath a colossal, white hued shake. The sanctuary minister lives close to the sanctuary and is the main individual living at the pinnacle.

    Consistently, explorers from the encompassing zone climb this slope to commend a celebration at the Rangaswamy sanctuary at the best. Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta has a place with the Eastern Ghats and is loaded with bush woods. Elephants and different creatures can be seen in these woods amid the night. The view from the best is extremely beautiful as should be obvious the hillocks from the encompassing Kanakapura go, chiefly BM betta, Kabbala durga and Savanadurga as well.

    Distance from Bangalore: Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta is located at around 70 km from Bangalore.

  • 24Big Banyan Tree

    Big Banyan Tree

    If you are looking for some more fun filled one day picnic spots near Bangalore then Big Banyan Tress is the perfect option for you.  Big Banyan Tree is an acclaimed vacation destination in Bangalore. The Big Banyan Tree, as the name shows is a colossal banyan tree. The Big Banyan Tree or Dodda Alada Mara, is an absolute necessity among spots to visit in Bangalore. Spread more than 5 sections of land, the Big Banyan tree is almost 400 years of age and is a great example of nature's abundance!

    The covering of the tree continually augments throughout the years and it has been an observer to the advancement of the Country throughout the years. Going out for a stroll close by the maze of roots and unwinding in the cool shade is compelling and henceforth Big Banyan Tree makes the slice among spots to visit in Bangalore.

    Distance from Bangalore: Big Banyan Tree is located at a distance of 28 kms from Bangalore.

  • 25Kokkare Bellur Bird Sanctuary

    Kokkare Bellur Bird Sanctuary

    Another spot which you can visit while you are in Bangalore is the Kokkare Bellur Bird Sanctuary which is very near to Bangalore. This exquisite bird sanctuary of Kokkare Bellur Bird Sanctuary is 12 kilometers from Maddur towards Halagur. Being one of only a handful few settling reason for the spot-charged pelican is Kokkare Bellur's distinguishing strength and acknowledgment. The name of this village begins from "kokkare" which signifies "crane" in Kannada.

    The villagers consider the birds as good fortunes and thriving to the town. This uniqueness has additionally pulled in voyagers to the town to watch the flying creatures. The Spot Billed Pelican is a jeopardized species and consequently, the administration ensures that this locale takes different measures to secure the regular territory to energize the proceeded with movement of the bird.

    Distance from Bangalore: Kokkare Bellur Bird Sanctuary is located at a distance of 80 km from Bangalore.

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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.

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Ramanagara

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

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Bheemeshwari

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.


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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.

Price:

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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