Touch-icon-iphone-76x76

DownloadThrillophiliaApp

Book Tour and Activities on the Go!

X

Best Events in Karnataka

Popular Packages

Package Name Duration Price Rating Details
Skandagiri Sunrise Trek, Bangalore - Flat 34% off 12 Hrs ₹ 967 5.0 star View Details
Cycling and Kayaking 1-day Event: Bangalore - Savandurga - Bangalore 12 Hrs ₹ 1500 4.0 star View Details
Holi Special: Camping in Ramanagara, Bangalore 2D 1N ₹ 1919 3.0 star View Details
  • Featured
    SPECIAL OFFERS
    Skandagiri Sunrise Trek, Bangalore - Flat 34% off
    l
    Bangalore
    h12 Hours

    About the ActivitySkandagiri, also historically known as Kalwarbetta or Kalavara Durga, is a mountain fortress located around 70 km from Bangalore. This tiring yet much rewarding trek takes you through a spectacular journey amidst the wilderness. Starting from Bangalore,...

    Excellent 5.0
    285 ratings

    Starting from

    34% OFF

    967


    1467

    Cashback 600*

  • Featured
    SPECIAL OFFERS
    Cycling and Kayaking 1-day Event: Bangalore - Savandurga - Bangalore
    h12 Hours

    About Savandurga:Savandurga is known to have the largest monolith hills in Asia which is nearby Arkavathi river. The river passes through famous Thippagondanahalli reservoir where Manchinbele dam and Dodda Alada Mara are the main tourist places any bike rider would love ...

    Very Good 4.0
    28 ratings

    Starting from

    16% OFF

    1500


    1800

    Cashback 250*

  • Featured
    SPECIAL OFFERS
    Holi Special: Camping in Ramanagara, Bangalore
    l
    Bangalore
    d2 Days n1 Night

    About the Event:-The Holi weekend is here, and it is that one time of the year that people just love to celebrate at its best. And to make it all the more special, celebrate the festival of colors this time with special water games, Slush games, Holi Related Team Buildin...

    Good 3.0
    33 ratings

    Starting from

    1919


Attractions

1559895185_264a1766.jpg.jpg

Nandi Hills

This is a set of breathtaking hillocks which is a complete nature retreat. From cycling and paragliding into the stunning mount to the Yoganandeeshwara Temple that sits atop the hill with a huge Nandi statue, these small mounds have a lot to offer, even the name of the hills was coined after the temple statue. 

Nandi hills are set small hillocks which serves as a great trekking or weekend getaway from Bangalore. It bestows the visitors with the sight of some endemic flora and fauna and magnificent vistas of the surrounding. 

Trek through the paved roads, rocky terrain, small streams and grasslands to reach the top of the hills but one must be careful of the steep descent and sharp turns while returning. Hordes of monkeys will accompany you throughout the trek to Nandi Hills, hence do not keep eatables in your hands.

Location: 10 km from Chikkaballapur town, Chikkaballapur 562101, India

Best Time to Visit Nandi Hills: October to March.

Price: Entry to the hills is Rs 5, Parking charges for two wheelers are Rs 15 and Rs 60 for cars and Camping in Nandi Hills starts from Rs 1250

Timings: Entry to the hills are between 6 AM to 10 PM and trekking hours are between 6 AM to 6 PM

Average time required to visit the place: A day.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Approximately 62 KM.

Suggested Read: 1. Bangalore to Nandi Hills Tour Complete Guide 
                              2. 11 Best Resorts in Nandi Hills

1541164824_q_mango_forest_-__(7).jpg.jpg

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 best attractions in Bangalore within 100 km to enjoy heaps of adventure like camping and trekking, and there is 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:
50 Km south-west of Bangalore, 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 while camping in Ramanagara starts from INR 1,200

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

Average time required to visit the place: 
A day 

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand:
Around 55 KM

Suggested Read:
 1. Top 35 Adventure Activities in Bangalore
                              2. Best Resorts in Ramanagara       

1562924839_dsc_0134.jpg

Kanakapura

Sets amid the lush green terrain 55 kilometres off  Bangalore on the southern side of the city along the bank of Akravati river. It is the largest producer of granite and silk and is also gaining popularity as a major hotspot for tourists. 

During the rainy season, the terrain is blanketed in green and is dotted with a galore of waterfalls. 

There are few temples as well as historical sites and attracts wildlife enthusiasts and water sports lovers from Bangalore and nearby states because of its proximity to Akravati river. It is one of the offbeat places to visit in Bangalore that is away from the city rush and is an hour drive away.

Location: 50 km away from Bangalore in Ramanagar district, Karnataka.

Best Time to Visit: August to February

Price: Camping in Kanakpura starts from Rs 935.

Average time required to visit the place: Full day.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 55 KM.

Suggested Read: 121 Places to Visit Around Bangalore During The Monsoon Season
                              2. Best Things to do in Kanakapura

1504528341_img-20170902-wa0016.jpg.jpg

Guhantara Underground Cave Resort

Guhantara Underground Cave Resort is a poetic paradise which is very apt for your next picnic with friends or colleagues in Bangalore. Being India’s first one of this kind, it has gained quite a lot of popularity since its launch, and everything that you will experience shall be in an underground cave.

But that doesn’t mean living like in the olden times; this resort has designed a luxury stay for their guests along with the facility of indoor games, outdoor games, horse riding, a cave discotheque, rope walking, etc.

Location: 18, Sy. No. 177 & 177, Off, Kanakapura Rd, Nowkal Palya, Kaggalipura, Karnataka 560082

Best time to visit: Any time of the year

Price: Starting from 1,120 Rs

Timings: Open twenty-four hours

Average time required to visit the place: A day

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus Stand: 34.3 km

Suggested Read: Top Resorts Around Bangalore for Day Out

1562758442_bannerghatta.jpg

Bannerghatta National Park

Bannerghatta National Park is one of the interesting places to visit in Bangalore for the assorted wildlife and natural establishments and the rich vegetation. One can hire jeeps and cars or board a bus for touring around this massive national park sprawled across an area of  104.27 sq. km.

The park encompasses a number of establishments such as a pretty butterfly park swarmed with colorful species of butterflies, an aquarium, Children's park, a zoo, a Crocodile farm, Snake Park, a museum and a Prehistoric Animals' Park which is highly praised by the visitors. 

The flora and fauna of the park include eucalyptus, sandalwood, tamarind, neem, bamboo etc in plants and jackal,  spotted deer, fox, wild boar, sloth bear, elephants, leopards, porcupine, Asiatic Lion, Royal Bengal Tiger, monitor lizard etc in animals. 

Bannerghatta park is not only nature’s retreat but also has ample locations for short trekking expedition, some of the points are Hajjamana Kallu, Mirza Hill, and Uddigebande; all of these are located under a distance of 4 KM. It is a quick getaway for all the shutterbugs and adventure enthusiasts dwelling in Bangalore.

Location:
Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bannerghatta road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560083

Best Time to Visit:
Winter season.

Price:
INR 80 for adults and INR 40 for children (Indian Nationals), INR 400 and 300 for adult and children (any foreign national).

Timings:
9 AM to 5 PM on all days of the week except Tuesday.

Average time required to visit the place: 
A day 

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand:
Around 23 KM.

You may also like: 35 Supreme destinations near Bangalore within 200 kms

Wine-tuscany1.jpg.jpg

Ramanagara Wine Yard

Spend an hour of your holiday amidst the sweet-smelling vineyard and indulge in a very fun and edifying tour in this tourist place in Bangalore. The Ramanagara wine tour is split into three halves which begins with a detailed talk about how the concept of wine came up, and more information about this beverage.

Take a satisfying walk in the yard, and witness the people at work transforming the fruit into the best taste until it is ready for fermentation and bottling. This is one of the best ways to learn about this favourite drink from start to finish. People organizing this tour wouldn’t want you to leave without sampling five of their best wines that come from France and India, both.

Location:
Ramanagara, Bangalore.

Best time to visit:
October to February is the best time to visit a vineyard in Bangalore.

Price:
Starting from 300Rs/ person

Timing:
10.30 a.m. or 04.00 p.m.

Average time required to visit the place: Half a day to Full day

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus Stand:
43.1 km

Recommended Visit: Surprising places to visit near Bangalore within 300 Km

1562926372_skan.png

Skandagiri

Skandagiri locks one of the most mesmerizing views of the sky and earth that meet at sunrise with clouds at an eye-level height urging you not to leave. A night trek in Bangalore, Skandagiri is a must for adventure and nature lovers, who can spend the night with a camp stay in front of an amazing bonfire.

This 10km Skandagiri trek begins two hours before sunrise, where one has to climb up these hills by passing the wilderness until you to reach the absolute top. The view that you will witness thereafter maybe one you would have never thought of before, and thus this is one of the most serene places to visit in Bangalore whenever you need a break from the noise and traffic!

Location: 62 km from Bangalore city, and 3 km from Chikballapur off Bellary Road, Karnataka

Best time to visit: November to January or summer season

Price: Sunrise trek starts from Rs 967.

Timing: 11.30 p.m. to 12.00 p.m. (next day)

Average time required to visit the place: A day 

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus Stand: 60.5 km

Altivia_cover.jpg.jpg

Jakkur

Ever wondered what Bangalore looks like from up above? Redeem a chance to get an aerial view of the various places in Bangalore by taking a Microlight Flying ride at Jakkur. In just ten minutes, you will witness the marvel that this city has transformed into over the years.

Flying at the height of 40,000 feet, you can experience the feel of fresh air from high above while riding with a professionally trained flight instructor. Try to spot the landscapes, area, and buildings of this southern city during this spectacular ride that you can take with your friends and family.

Location: Jakkur Aerodrome, New Airport Road, Yelahanka Post, Bangalore 560064.

Price: Starting from Rs 3,300.

Timing: 08.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. (Only on Sundays)

Average time required to visit the place: 10 minutes (approx.) flight time

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus Stand: Around 15 km

You may also like: 25 Best Places to Visit in Bangalore with Your Buddies

Ask a Question

Traveller Tales From Karnataka

1485441309_56.png

Yashwardhan Bhatter

28 June 2019

A very well-organized and extremely well-planned trip was organized. I went alone and made friends during the trip, as we had a fun session of introducing ourselves while on our way to Skandagiri Hills...

  • 1561718464_lrm_export_63552688590888_20190627_073927959.jpeg
  • 1561718464_lrm_export_107822768667983_20190625_214502991.jpeg
  • 1561718464_lrm_export_63555584335523_20190627_073930855.jpeg
  • 1561718464_lrm_export_63571827450048_20190627_073947098.jpeg
  • 1561718464_img_20190622_082014.jpg
1550081725_stringio.txt

Prabhat Soni

25 February 2019

"It was an amazing experience as I got to do something different. I came across this event on book my show and it it had my attention because of the adventures activity it offered, so went ahead and bo...

  • 1551109991_img-20190217-wa0094.jpg
  • 1551109991_img-20190223-wa0041.jpg
  • 1551109991_img-20190223-wa0040.jpg
  • 1551109991_img-20190223-wa0042.jpg
  • 1551109991_img-20190223-wa0039.jpg
1485441325_13.png

Nidhin Jose

12 June 2019

"Amazing Trek, great location and great experience. Organized well by the vendors and appreciate the support provided by Thrillophilia "

  • 1560354643_img_20190608_063824-01.jpeg
  • 1560354643_img_20190608_060310-01.jpeg
1485441319_241.png

Priya Gupta

29 July 2019

Overall it was amazing experience. Well organized. Amazing weather at the top. It take one and half hour to reach at the peak.

  • 1564393198_img_20190630_074200.jpg
1485441327_123.png

Priyank Priyank

01 July 2019

It was an awesome experience but wasn't easy as expected. It'd be a challenge for the first timers for sure but the key is one has to keep going. We missed the sunrise due to clouds but the journey was...

  • 1561960439_img_20190630_001233.jpg
1485441324_325.png

Akhila Akhila

08 July 2019

"it was a nice and beautiful experience.Although couldn't see sunrise, getting to the top was the most awesome thing .The bus was a little late though from the boarding point,but it was ok ok."

1485441311_11.png

APOORVA BISWAS

07 July 2019

"It was an amazing experience. If you want to experience something that you have never done before."

1485441313_301.png

aditya sukumar

12 May 2019

"adventurous.. "

1485441316_323.png

Heema Johar

11 February 2019

I am still having a happy time recalling that wonderful time, me and my partner had at Nandi Hills, Bangalore. Good food, music and love in the air was perfect.