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  • Who would not like to make a difference in life? When it comes to our body, we become more possessive. Especially, those who have delved into the hustles of the city life will think about caring and pampering their body at least once a month. For Bangaloreans, the options to purify their soul and body are quite tremendous. Hundreds of spa resorts located in the city and outside the city are always welcoming and they give the best treatment to rejuvenate each cell in our bodies.

    If you think of the best things to do around Bangalore, then try out some spa therapies at any of the leisurely resorts. You can choose a comfortable stay at these resorts along with a spa. Here is a list of some of the best spa resorts around Bangalore for an amazing rejuvenating experience. The Windflower Resorts, Silent Shore, Orange County, Grand Palace Hotel and Spa, The Serai, Vythiri Village Resort, Kadavu Resort, Wild Wood Spa and Resort etc are a few famous names you will find on different websites regarding your search for the best resorts close to Bangalore.

    A weekend will be the best time to plan a family trip to one of these beautiful resorts near Bangalore and spend a refreshing time with your beloved ones as well as give your body and soul a perfect therapy amidst the scintillating nature. Almost all the resorts are providing spa therapies based on the Ayurveda prescriptions since it is the most natural way of giving spa therapies everywhere.

    Here are some of the best spa resorts around Bangalore:

  • 01Our Native Village, Hessaraghatta

    Our Native Village, Hessaraghatta

    Distance from Bangalore: 33km

    A rustic setting not far outside of Bangalore, Our Native Village recreates an ambience of an archetypal Indian village with different experiences to choose from. You can enjoy village games, natural pond style swimming pool, crisp clean air and chirping birds; against this spectacular backdrop, the closest spa resort near Bangalore extends specialized Ayurvedic treatments managed by trained and experienced masseurs and masseuses.

    Choose from a range of packages such as Arogya Chikitsa, Soundarya Chikitsa, Lekhaneeyam Chikitsa, Vajra Chikitsa, Panchakarma Chikitsa, Manashanti, Rasayana Chikitsa which require you to stay from 5 – 10 days at this tranquil abode. Enjoy a selection of complimentary rejuvenating procedures like acupuncture, acupressure, and meditation courses with an Ayurveda Plus experience. The resort follows a unique dining style, where guests can pick farm fresh vegetables from the garden and order a meal of their liking. The restaurant specializes in authentic Karnataka and other Indian cuisines.

  • 02The Windflower, Mysore

    The Windflower, Mysore

    A mind blowing union of nature and comfortable amenities are found in the Windflower Resort in Mysore. It is one of the luxurious yet most visited resorts in South India. Since it has gained fame as the best resort to take weekend breaks from Bangalore, tourists, as well as locals, plan a trip with spa treatments to the Windflower during the short holiday gaps. Usually, couples and families visit the resort for a leisurely time with their beloved ones.

    The resort is located in the Royal city of Mysore at the foothills of Chamundi Hills encircled by the thick greenery and limitless serenity. The palatial rooms, private villas with pools, wellness spa, multi cuisine restaurant, the Vineyard Bistro which is a proper hangout place and an expansive party lawn have their own contributions at the resort to make every guest’s stay pleasing and unforgettable. The old traditions followed in the spa treatments are the main attraction at the Windflower and the visitors are quite happy to make use of these facilities which are available at a reasonable rate.

    Spa treatments: Emerge- the Wellness Spa offers hot stone massages, pampering rituals, Panchkarma detoxification programme and customized treatments.

    Location: Maharanapratap Road, Nazarbad, Mysore, Karnataka- 570010.
  • 03Silent Shores, Mysore

    Silent Shores, Mysore

    Silent Shores in Mysore is a recent addition to the glamorous society of Mysore. It offers each guest a chance to unwind the connection with nature once again and be at leisure on a short vacation. The cozy rooms and the pool and the lawn are the major attractions arranged inside the resort which gives the visitors some beautiful moments with their family. It offers a vast space for cycling or indoor games like billiards.

    The traditional beauty of the city with Chamundi Hills pouring the utmost beauty down to the foothills is quite unbelievable. Sightseeing and nature walk are additional attractions available in Mysore along with the luxurious stay at the Silent Shores. Duplex, Deluxe, Classic, Cottage, and Suite are the room types here with enormous space and well-maintained bathrooms.

    Spa treatments: The temples of Zen invite you to feel the refreshing treatments for your body, mind, and soul. The reincarnation of your cells will be done by the expert hands and let you be free from the exhausted memories of yours. Ayurvedic, Balinese, Swedish and Beauty treatments are available along with soothing music and marvelous interior decorations. The treatments range from the localized messages to the whole body rituals. Ayurvedic products are collected from Kottakkal Arya Vaidyashala.

    Location: 85-87, BEML Road, Off Hunsur Road, Hootagalli, Mysuru, Karnataka 570018.
  • 04Sparsa, Thiruvannamalai

    Sparsa, Thiruvannamalai

    Distance from Bangalore: 220km

    Sparsa is an eclectic destination giving you the best of South Indian culture, heritage, timeless wisdom, and remedies. An eco-friendly resort built with the best-in-class facilities, well-maintained landscape, and the backdrop of the majestic Mount Arunachala makes for a stimulating experience at Sparsa. 

    The resort offers holistic healing in the form of yoga, meditation, massage, and spa services. Complete your stay here by learning asanas and meditation techniques under the guidance of an exclusive yoga instructor. Add-on to the experience with relaxing and rejuvenating massages by well-trained professionals to revive your exhausted energy levels as you get pampered from head to feet.

  • 05Orange County, Kabini

    Orange County, Kabini

    Distance from Bangalore: 220km

    A spa experience amidst wildlife coupled with super luxurious accommodation and mind-blowing facilities are what are in store at the Orange County. River Kabini borders this picturesque resort of sweeping panoramic vistas on two sides. 

    Take a break from the jungle safaris, wildlife spotting, nature trails, and other such activities to rediscover the ancient charm of Vaidyashala, the Ayurvedic paradise at Orange County. Immerse yourself in ancient healing treatments, massages, and therapies under the watchful eyes of trained therapists and doctors. Combining wildlife with rejuvenation meets a definite new level at this marvellous spa resort around Bangalore.

    Also, check out other beautiful resorts in Kabini.

  • 06Amanvana Spa on the river, Coorg

    Amanvana Spa on the river, Coorg

    Distance from Bangalore: 230km

    A magical place by the river side, as sweet melodies emerging from the ripples caress your soul to stir and enlighten your being, Amanvana exists to pamper, heal, and revitalize. One of the finest spa resorts near Bangalore, Amanvana- a sunken spa opens a soothing and enamoring world.Coorg provides splendid honeymoon package for couples with class amenities, soothing spa and many more.   

    Be assured to get a complete wellness makeover through its wide range of treatments, massages, and therapies, which can be complete with a special cuisine that Amanvan offers. The spa features signature anti-aging facial therapies, Coorg coffee scrubs, Vinotherapy – an indulgence for head-to-toe using rare herbs, fine wines, liquor, finest essential oils, chocolate delight, five nectar bath in the Jacuzzi, and much much more. Truly a rabbit hole for the soul, enter here once and you’ll never be the same again.  

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  • 07Grand Palace Hotel & Spa, Yercaud

    Grand Palace Hotel & Spa, Yercaud

    Yercaud, as everyone knows is one of the perfect hill station for breaks from Bangalore. The beautiful hill station has limitless attractions. Grand Palace Hotel and Spa adds on more charm to this tiny village and serenity with its own beauty. It is one of the most prominent spa resorts in South India. From the resort, we can enjoy the magnificent view of Yercaud big lake and the valley of Killiyur falls on the other side of it.

    A trip to Yercaud would definitely include a tremendous, peaceful stay at this resort with authentic Tamil Nadu cuisines and a faultless spa treatment. Nature and landscaped exteriors of the resort give every guest a proper reincarnation from the inner side of the soul. The impeccable service and facilities make it a number one spa resort in the region. The facilities include 24 hours room dining, activity centre, multi cuisine restaurant, spa, airport pick up and drop off, bonfire, cocktail dinner etc.

    There is an infinity swimming pool that is promised to keep the guests refreshed and there are spaces to play some indoor as well as outdoor games like badminton, shooting, table tennis, trekking, boating and so on.

    Spa treatments: The Bliss Spa offers a luxury spa treatment at a reasonable rate. The spa centre is overlooking the valley and it provides a soothing atmosphere which gives you utmost peace and calmness. There is the complete spa treatment catering to both men and women by the expert hands with pure and authentic treatment methods and items. You will get international massages, steam and sauna to make your body and mind become free from stress.

    Location: Killyur Falls Road, Salem District, Yercaud, Tamil Nadu 636602
  • 08The Windflower, Coorg

    The Windflower, Coorg

    Distance from Bangalore: 240km

    A poster child for a good spa, the Windflower Coorg is straight out of a book. An enchanting location and an incredible line up of 22 offerings to its patrons this excellent spa is located a little over 240 Km from Bangalore. This spa is a destination in itself, just being in the setting is enough to rejuvenate you. The Abhyanga Sweda massage will detox you and leave you with a feeling you will relish for a long time.  

    The chocolate facial will surely sweeten your entire experience. The Windflower isn’t just about pampering yourself, it is about connecting with yourself in the quaint setting of the dazzling Coorgi beauty.

  • 09The Serai, Chikmagalur

    The Serai, Chikmagalur

    Distance from Bangalore: 240km

    In Coffee Country Chikamagalur lies another surprise in the form of The Serai. A great getaway to spend time away from the urban chaos, The Serai offers plenty of excuses to fall in love with nature. Green canopies, streams at every other step, sprawling estates, and hills on the property. Oma (The Life Giver in Sanskrit) is an exclusive spa that offers signature therapies made from the purest herbal extracts to soothe, relax, and relieve your body of all tension. 

    Try the Coffee Cure, a signature anti-oxidant wrap for terrific skin involving grinding of estate grown coffee beans on your back or feet. Beware! For you will be an addict for life. Also on the spa menu are other ancient eastern remedies and the latest Swedish and Ayurvedic treatments.

  • 10Flameback Lodges, Chikamagalur

    Flameback Lodges, Chikamagalur

    Distance from Bangalore: 240km

    This spa resort near Bangalore is tucked away like a secret. Built in rich traditional styled architecture, Flameback Lodges offers luxurious cottages, villas, and suites to give you a well-deserved holiday. Taking in the beauty of serene and picturesque Chikamagalur, the resort helps you create a world of your own. Complete with activities and facilities, you get to also explore the sights and sounds of this natural region in the Baba Budangiri ranges of the Western Ghats.

    The Robusta Spa is an ideal place to unwind and recharge your energies. The spa offers a range of body massages, steam, Jacuzzi, and invigorating ice showers. 

  • 11The Windflower Resort & Spa, Wayanad

    The Windflower Resort & Spa, Wayanad

    Among the places to go around Bangalore, Wayanad will definitely takes a prominent position due to the countless natural attractions along with the proper stay options. The enticing wilderness, hills, waterfalls, luxury resorts, coffee plantations and tea estates, natural attractions and artificial spectacle make Wayanad an irresistible spot for weekend getaways and to relax completely with family or friends.

    The Windflower Resort and Spa in Wayanad has a significant role in bringing a lot of tourists to experience the faultless beauty of nature. The unbeatable accommodation, activities, food, service and comfort provided by the resort are well renowned and those who wish to spend some quality time in Wayanad blindly choose the Windflower for their stay. The spa treatments offered here have tremendous admirers. The authentic Ayurvedic spa therapies given here would make everyone feel overjoyed and excited.

    Spa treatments: Emerge is the award winning spa at the Windflower that offers high-quality spa therapies and massages. Ayurvedic and other different schools of massages and therapeutic rituals are followed here. Abhyanga Massage will help you eradicate the toxins out of you and Shastika Shali Pinda Sweta which is a luxurious massage will help your body carve a new you at the end. There are totally 22 treatments offered at Emerge.

    Location: Annapoorna Estate, Survey No. 40/ 2B, Resurvey No. 330/1, Vythiri Taluk, Achoornam, Kerala 673575
  • 12Vythiri Village Resort, Vythiri

    Vythiri Village Resort, Vythiri

    Distance from Bangalore: 290km

    Get seduced by immaculate nature and its exquisiteness at this surreal hill station. Vythiri - covered with dense forests, vast spice plantations, and rich culture, voted among the 10 best family holiday destinations, Vythiri is where nature awaits you to explore its treasures. The quiet, elegant, and exclusive Vythiri Village Resort is where you can undo the ravage of time. A delightful eco-friendly jungle hideaway tucked amidst thick tropical forests, with rustic styled cottages, a day here begins with sweet sounds of the Malabar Whistling Thrush. 

    The different accommodation of like tree houses, plush cottages are unbelievable. Of the many activities, the Ayurvedic Spa offers one of the finest rejuvenation therapies. Combining traditions of Ayurveda with Aroma Therapy and modern rejuvenation techniques that heal both body and soul, you can choose from an array of classic and new age treatments, massages, scrubs, wraps, facials and various baths. Fitness programs, spa products and a range of spa products are offered at this exclusive spa resort near Bangalore.

  • 13The Windflower Resort & Spa, Pondicherry

    The Windflower Resort & Spa, Pondicherry

    Distance from Bangalore: 310km

    The Windflower Resort & Spa can be described as a cultural extravaganza of Tamil and French, this erstwhile French colony. Comfortably perched between tranquil backwaters on one side and the Indian Ocean on another, the picturesque destination in Little Veerampattinam is what dreams are made of. Take a stroll on the beach, or go on a backwater cruise, or go bird watching. The resort is a world of luxury and generous open spaces. 

    Tastefully done suites, villas, and studios available as stay options that come loaded with facilities. Also await you here are a range of award-winning spa treatments, inspired by the Ayurvedic and Balinese schools of therapeutic massage. Give in to a full-body Abhyanga massage. Take in the sweet aroma of saffron and milk as Shastika Shali Pinda Sweda purifies your body. Its time you took advantage of this spa resort near Bangalore.

    Also, check other amazing beach resorts in Pondicherry.

  • 14The Dune, Pondicherry

    The Dune, Pondicherry

    Distance from Bangalore: 310km

    A land untouched, a paradise world, divine ambience, and abundance of peace and serenity embrace every visitor at The Dune. An eco-friendly beach resort spread over 35 acres; with 55 uniquely styled rooms have the innate ability of giving anyone a memorable holiday. Designed as a way of life, promoting organic living with emphasis on calming the body, mind, and soul, The Dune has its way of settling you down in our fast paced world. 

    The Paradise Spa, created with a wide variety of world therapies lies amidst well-manicured gardens of Ayurvedic plants and herbs. Along with Ayurvedic therapies, and indigenous products, the spa offers energy boosting therapies like Swedish, Thai, Deep Tissue Massage, and Reflexology. The spa also offers, Watsu, a unique magic water treatment, Panchakarma or detoxification packages, an Ayurvedic pharmacy, a medicinal laboratory, an aromatherapy steam house, a heated chlorine-free swimming pool, a multi-gym, a boutique and a beauty treatment center.

  • 15Destiny Farm And Spa, Ooty

    Destiny Farm And Spa, Ooty

    Distance from Bangalore: 320km

    The Unwind Spa at Destiny Farm rightfully makes sure you do just that – unwind. A must go to spa resort near Bangalore, the experience is anything but the usual. Tucked away in the virgin Avalanchi Valley (25km, Ooty), this escapade combined with a farm stay and wildlife adventure. 

    With all the creature comforts of a good life, the resort will revive you. Stay at Destiny is well planned and cozy in every way. Spread over 25 rooms with individual views to die for names such as 'Wild West', 'Great Explorers', 'Men of Nature' and 'Planet Savers' have a distinct ring to them. Set on the edges of a lake, the spa specializes in Swedish and Balinese massages, body wraps and treatments, beauty therapies and more, all with the quality of professional services. Drive to meet your destiny on your next long weekend.

    Also, check out other resorts in Ooty for a weekend break.

  • 16Kadavu Resort, Calicut

    Kadavu Resort, Calicut

    Distance from Bangalore: 350km

    Kadavu Resort is a beautiful mix of traditional architecture, culture, and luxurious facilities. The spa is situated very close to the international airport and railway station which make it ideal to plan a break at a spa resort around Bangalore. Located in the arms of nature on the banks of the scenic Chaliyar River, this serene Malabar getaway is full of gentle flowing breeze, tranquil surroundings of graceful coconut trees. The distinctive feature of the resort is its proximity to the birthplace of Ayurveda, which lies around 50km away. 

    The Ayurveda center is operated in partnership with Vaidyaratnam Thaikkat Mooss, who are considered one of the pioneers in the field of Ayurveda. Curative programmes are with therapy sessions, internal medications, Ayurvedic diet, yoga and meditation ensuring a holistic healing experience. Relish pampering food with aromatic spices, host of leisure activities like bamboo rafting, archery, kite flying, cycling to complete the stay. Also check out the beautiful Edakkal Cave, Beypore Beach and Tali Temple, which are close by. 

  • 17Wild Woods Spa & Resort, Byndoor

    Wild Woods Spa & Resort, Byndoor

    Distance from Bangalore: 370km

    An exquisite eco-friendly resort tucked in the heart of Western Ghats at Kundapur, Mangalore Wild Woods Spa is getaway to relax the mind, body, and soul. A stirring experience, wrapped in lush tropical rainforest, with breath-taking views all around, this spa resort near Bangalore offers exclusive Ayurvedic and natural treatments trusted from ancient techniques that use their signature products. 

    Undoubtedly a place to unwind and relax without much care the wide range of treatments also consist of nutrition counseling, weight loss programs, and fitness counseling to skin treatments. Carefully planned accommodation options with every bamboo cottage facing splendid view of the stream, excellent food choices, and innumerable adventure activities to bask in makes this harmonious break with nature and self exquisite.

  • 18The Tall Trees Resort, Munnar

    The Tall Trees Resort, Munnar

    Distance from Bangaalore: 440km

    Plenty of age old trees whispering untold stories welcome you at Tall Tree Resort, nestling in the greenery of Munnar. With nature at its best here, this spa resort around Bangalore promises an unforgettable experience under a green canopy. Spread over 66acres of unpolluted environment, well laid cottages, the common sights and sounds during your stay here are harmonious semblance with wilderness, enchanting varieties of butterflies and birds, trickling streams, rare orchids, wild flowers amidst well nurtured cardamom plantations. 

    Get to enjoy absolute privacy as individual cottages are removed from one another. Delectable meals, cool breeze, and many activities are bound to make it a pleasurable stay. The spa is dedicated to offer classic age-old Ayurvedic rejuvenation treatments such as Dhara, Pizhichil, Kizhi, Njavarakizhi using medicated oils, herbal extracts, and medications.

  • 19Blackberry Hills Spa and Retreat, Munnar

    Blackberry Hills Spa and Retreat, Munnar

    Distance from Bangalore: 440km

    A hill station situated 1,600m above sea level with enchanting remnants from the British era, pristine environment, mist clad mountains, virgin savannah, unseen shades of green, and much more makeup for Munnar. Making such majestic ambience its home is Blackberry Hills Spa and Retreat. Offering a unique mountain wellness experience in the form of Sisal Spa, created by renowned wellness personality, Christina Watson, the spa provides specialized treatments taking you beyond indulgence on your wellness journey.

     The place guarantees personalised attention to all its guests with international wellness and Ayurvedic treatments like Abhayangam. What’s more? Spa Body Care, Facial Care and Teasers, and Special honeymoon packages. Make the most of the mystical resort with trekking, jeep safaris, nature trails and bird watching Choose from 18 cottages nestling against Sahya mountain range, 6 Garden Studio Rooms, 6 Garden Suites, and 6 Villa Suites.

  • 20The River Retreat, Thrissur

    The River Retreat, Thrissur

    Distance from Bangalore: 470km

    The River Retreat Ayurvedic Spa resides in the erstwhile summer palace of Maharaja of Cochin. With royal grandeur in its very aura, this 3star heritage mansion is will take a leap to ensure that regal rejuvenation touch. A favourite among many, River Retreat’s calm and serene environment offers multiple Ayurvedic packages. Guests can avail accommodation abound with facilities.

     Located in one of the cultural hubs of Kerala, Thrissur you can also comfortably visit nearby places like Kerala Kalamandalam Arts Academy (2km), Punnathur Kotta Elephant Sanctuary (35km), Athirapally Waterfalls (80km), Guruvayur Temple (35km), Silent Valley National Park (70km) etc.

  • 21Punnamada Spa Resort, Allepey

    Punnamada Spa Resort, Allepey

    Distance from Bangalore: 600km

    Resting at ease against the placid backwaters of Vembanad Lake, Punnamada Resort redefines luxury and comfort. With absolute silence for company, a gentle breeze, or soft ripples in the water from small boats passing by, or whisper of the coconut palms are your only distractions. A surreal place for a well-deserved dream vacation, Punnamada’s opulence extends to its accommodation, authentic Kerala-styled architecture, sprawling lawns, houseboat cruises, swimming pool, and well equipped villas. 

    The exotic resort is celebrated for its Ayurvedic and Yoga services. Promising a niche experience of rejuvenating the soul and body, this premium resort delivers on indulgence factor. To relax the self, you can also go on houseboat cruises available till any point of the lake. An authentic Kerala and multi-cuisine restaurant ensures that Punnamadu gives holistic happiness. This one easily is a top-notch spa resort near Bangalore.

    Spas are always pleasurable. With some of the most awesome locales offering spa remedies and treatments, the pampering quotient only goes a notch higher. Visit any of the spa resorts around Bangalore for an enlivening experience, much required to give the urban schedules a tough competition.

Resorts in Bangalore

Spa resorts in Bangalore



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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