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  • Cafes in Bangalore are not a new trend, but in recent years a wide range of cafes have opened across the city to cater to every taste and mood. From cafes where you can have ideal chatter with friends to cafes that will help you maintain your health to sheesha lounges; you will always find your perfect fit in this city.

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    Bangalore cafe is a lot of things rolled into one. From a piece of old Bangalore to that little bit of Greece, from authentic local recipes to fusion food, these cafes serve every taste bud. After a long day at work or may be catching up with friends after ages, you are sure to find a café around the corner that will make your day special.

    Whether you live in the city or are visiting for work and pleasure, Bangalore cafes will make you feel at home.

    Here are some of the best cafes in Bangalore:

  • 01Glen’s Bakehouse

    Glen’s Bakehouse

    A café right out of the 60s, Glen’s Bakehouse gives you a variety of modern delicacies to choose from. Present at three prominent locations in Bangalore, this is the perfect choice for brunch on a lazy weekend.

    Their sandwiches are made from freshly baked bread, and Citrus Chicken, which is one of their specials and, can very well become your new comfort food.

    297, 100 Feet Road, 2nd Stage, Indiranagar, Bangalore - 560038, Lavelle Road, Shanthala Nagar, Bangalore - 560001, 7A, Whitefield Main Road, Rustamjee Layout, Vinayak Layout, Bangalore - 560066

    9 am to 12 midnight (All seven days)

    Pot Roast, Cauliflower & Corn Bake and Citrus Chicken

    Average cost for two:
     600 (approx.)

  • 02Dr Sheesha

    Dr Sheesha

    Ideal for sheesha lovers, Dr. Sheesha is the perfect Bangalore Café to hang out with friends on a lazy weekend. Choose from over 60 sheesha flavours, relax in an air-conditioned lounge or enjoy the spacious terrace, you are sure to be impressed.

    One of the few places that remains open till late, head to Dr. Sheesha to unwind after a long day at work. Release steam at the foosball table and don’t miss their mocktails.

    Deepa Plaza, 17/17, 24th Main Road, Near LIC Building, 1st Phase, JP Nagar, Bangalore - 560041

    11 am to 1 am (All seven days)

    Sheesha menu, Pasta Alfredo and Red Velvet Shake

    Average cost for two:
     800 (approx.)

  • 03Little Green Café

    Little Green Café

    This quaint little café is the best stop for those looking for cafes in Bangalore serving healthy vegetarian food options. Ideal for family outings, Little Green Café has become popular in recent years because of its quick service and quality of food. Feeling low or simply not in the mood to cook?

    Head straight to Little Green Café for their soups and risottos and discover your comfort food. Wash it down with their unique collection of tea blends or smoothies on a summer day.

    9/3, Museum Road, Shanthala Nagar, Bangalore - 560001

    9 am to 10.30 pm (All seven days)

    Mezze Platter, Mushroom Cappuccino and Thai Curry

    Average cost for two:
     900 (approx.)

  • 04Matteo Coffea

    Matteo Coffea

    When looking for cafes in Bangalore that provide ‘home-made’ taste, head to Matteo Coffea. With everything made fresh on-site, their shakes and desserts are a must-have. From quick breakfast options like croissants to meal options like pastas and sandwiches to salads for the weightwatchers, this Bangalore café serves every taste.

    And with eggs cooked to order, this is an eggetarian’s delight. This is the best place to indulge your sins with their criss-cut fries and hot chocolate.

    No. 2 Church Street, Bangalore - 560001, #508, MELMAT Building, CHM Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore - 560038

    10 am to 11 pm (All seven days)

    Shekerato, Tiramisu Cheesecake and Chocolate Espresso

    Average cost for two:
     600 (approx.)

  • 05Dyu Art Café

    Dyu Art Café

    The perfect blend of good food and great art, Dyu Art Café is one of the most popular cafes in Bangalore amongst art lovers. An old bungalow turned into a café, it maintains the old-world charm with open courtyards and gabled roofs.

    Enjoy their choice of English breakfast and coffee brews, and spend time admiring art in the gallery. Do not miss their sinfully delicious chocolate cake and banoffee pie.

    No. 23, KHB MIG Colony, Old 5th Block, Koramangala 8th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore - 560095

    10 am to 10.30 pm (Tuesday to Sunday), 12 noon to 10.30 pm (Monday)

    Signature Chocolate Cake, Banoffee Pie and Cheese Balls

    Average cost for two:
     800 (approx.)

  • 06Om Made Café

    Om Made Café

    With an attempt to bring back local flavours, Om Made Café uses local and seasonal produce in its recipes. They provide organic food in a roof-top environment that is the perfect blend of old and new Bangalore.

    Immensely successful in Goa, Om Made Café is now making heads turn in Bangalore. With the aim to bring you a slice of nature in the middle of a busy city, this café gives you light fusion music and freshly-made vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies.

    No. 136, Evergreen PARC, Rooftop, 1st Cross Road, 5th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore - 560095

    11 am to 11 pm

    Fruit Smoothies, Bruschetta and Smoky Lamb Burger

    Average cost for two:
     1300 (approx.)

  • 07Justbe Café

    Justbe Café

    Recipient of top food awards as India’s first whole foods plant-based resto-café, Justbe is on the top of the list of cafes in Bangalore serving healthy food. The café prides itself on serving natural food free from any chemicals or preservatives.

    But before you crinkle your nose, visit Justbe and discover that healthy food does not have to be boring. Enjoy yourself with some delicious food and interesting board games.

    383/31, 13th Cross Road, Sadashiva Nagar, Armane Nagar, Bangalore - 560080

    11 am to 10 pm (Monday to Friday), 11 am to 11 pm (Saturday and Sunday)

    Smoky Squash Soup, Quinoa Sizzler and Cashew Nut Truffle Nugget

    Average cost for two:
     1000 (approx.)

  • 08Fresh Pressery Café at Good Earth

    Fresh Pressery Café at Good Earth

    For guilt-free desserts, cold pressed juices and fresh salads, head straight to Fresh Pressery Café at the Good Earth store. To have healthy food in a beautiful ambience is a different experience all together. But whoever has heard of a healthy dessert, except at Fresh Pressery Café?

    Their Decadent Chocolate Cake will make you fall in love with chocolate cakes all over again, but without the guilt of added calories. And don’t miss their Cheeky Monkey smoothie.

    Good Earth India, No. 4, Walton Road, Former Cinnamon Building, Lavelle Road, Bangalore - 560001

    11 am to 8 pm (All seven days)

    Arugula Salad, Avocado Sandwich and Protein Smoothie

    Average cost for two:
     1200 (approx.)

  • 09Café Down The Alley

    Café Down The Alley

    Bangalore’s only comic-themed café, Café Down The Alley brings all comic lovers under one roof. DC or Marvel, argue for the better side over steaming cups of coffee and deliciously sinful waffles. A must visit for every comic fan, Instagram your selfie with Joker, Wolverine or the entire Justice League (they are all present in the café).

    Everything maintains the theme with coffee served with superhero logos instead of regular coffee art and items named after your favourite characters.

    12, 29 D’Souza Nagar Main Road, Hosakerehalli, Banshankari, 3rd Stage, Bangalore - 560085

    10 am to 10 pm (All sever days)

    Waffles, Honey Chilli Chicken and Irish Coffee

    Average cost for two:
     500 (approx.)

  • 10The White Room Coffee & Kitchen

    The White Room Coffee & Kitchen

    Walk back in time to the British Raj with tea and quiche but with a twist. The White Room recreates the British way of life not only in its menu but also in its décor. Complete with white garden furniture, faux fireplaces and references to the Bard, this café is the perfect hideout from the busy Bangalore life.

    Take a sip of their flavoured teas and infusion with the perfect Apple Tarte Tatin, Crème Brulee and the full-English.

    Highgates Hotel, #33 Church Street, Off M.G. Road, Bangalore - 560001

    9 am to 11 pm (All seven days)

    Roast Chicken Open Sandwich, Pancakes, and Spinach & Mushroom Quiche

    Average cost for two:
     1000 (approx.)

  • 11Marzipan Cafe & Bakery

    Marzipan Cafe & Bakery

    Founded by Greek expat, Kiki Petriti, Marzipan Café and Bakery is a beautiful and peaceful slice of Greece in the centre of busy Bangalore life. Taste some authentic Greek delicacies with freshly squeezed juices. But their desserts are their speciality, and the menu keeps changing.

    Call in advance to know about the dessert of the day. From the authentic Bundt Cake to a gooey and messy Chocolate Mud Pie, if you miss their desserts then you haven’t lived.

    22, Ulsoor Road, Yellappa Garden, Yellappa Chetty Layout, Sivanchetti Gardens, Bangalore - 560008

    11 am to 8 pm (Monday to Saturday). Closed on Sunday

    Spanakopita, Moussaka, Cinnamon Bundt Cake

    Average cost for two:
     900 (approx.)

  • 12Infinitea Tea Room & Tea Store

    Infinitea Tea Room & Tea Store

    With the charming English tearoom atmosphere, Infinitea Tea Room & Tea Store is a tea lover’s delight. From authentic English scones served with clotted cream and jam to piping hot Bengali Samosas, you will find something for every mood and craving.

    And from milky Masala Chai to the rich golden Second Flush Vintage Darjeeling Tea, find your perfect cup of tea here.

    2, Sultan Shah Complex, Cunningham Road, Bangalore - 560052, 26, ESI Hospital Road, HAL 2nd Stage, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore - 560038

    11 am to 11 pm (All seven days)

    English Scones and Fettuccine with Black Pepper and Mushrooms in a Creamy White Sauce

    Average cost for two:
     1000 (approx.)

  • 13The Hole in the Wall Café

    Popular amongst café goers for its breakfast menu, The Hole in the Wall is fast becoming the ‘it’ Bangalore café. Voted as the No. 1 breakfast spot in Bangalore by various food portals, their omelettes are to die for.

    From the Full English to your own customised toast and sides, you can order anything that catches your fancy. And their meat offerings will leave you spoilt for choices.

    Door No. 4, 8th Main Road, 4th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore - 560047

    8 am to 3 pm and 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm (Tuesday to Friday), 8 am to 4 pm (Saturday & Sunday), Closed on Monday

    Breakfast menu

    Average cost for two:
     600 (approx.)

  • 14Café Nosh

    When looking for some quick bites and authentic recipes, Café Nosh is a good stop. Among cafes in Bangalore, this one is ideal for catching up after a long day at work and for indulging in a lazy weekend brunch.

    From freshly-made salads to hot soups for the weight-watchers to steaks, pastas and burgers for the foodies, Café Nosh serves every taste. Don’t forget to wash it all down with their refreshing mocktails and hot/cold beverages.

    Tulip Inc., #4, ‘Swara’, Stilt Level, Canara Bank Layout, Kodigehalli, Bangalore - 560097

    11 am to 11 pm (All seven days)

    Cream of Tomato Soup, Veg Pasta and Chicken Club Sandwich

    Average cost for two:
     500 (approx.)

  • 15Mudpipe Café

    Looking for cafes in Bangalore that serve fusion food? Head straight to Mudpipe Café. With a variety of Italian, Continental and Mexican cuisines to a choose from, this place offers you some delightful vegetarian flavours.

    Beat the heat with their delightful coolers and milkshakes or cosy up with a hot chocolate or coffee. Bonus: They offer a wide variety of sheesha flavours to choose from and enjoy.

    4th Floor 7th, KDP, 1, Hosur Road, Suddagunte Palya, Bangalore - 560029, Ramaiah Garden, JP Nagar Phase 6, J.P. Nagar, Bangalore - 560078

    11 am to 11.30 pm (All seven days)

    Chimi Churi Cottage Cheese Sizzler, Orange Arrabiata and Bullberry

    Average cost for two:
     750 (approx.)



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.

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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.

50 Km south-west of Bangalore, Mysore Road, Ramanagara, India

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

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

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

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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.

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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

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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.

Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bannerghatta road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560083

Best Time to Visit:
Winter season.

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

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.

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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.

Ramanagara, Bangalore.

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

Starting from 300Rs/ person

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

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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



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

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Grab the best beer in town at Toit that is designed to offer to the people of Bangalore with a non-step brewery that keeps the partying crowd crawling in. Claiming to have magical powers in being able to produce varied kinds of breweries for the people of this fun city, this has turned out to be one of those places to visit in Bangalore where people flock to, especially over the weekends.  Here’s the most exciting thing about Toit, they allow your furry buddies, your pets, in with you, while you grab a drink or two.

Location: 298, 100 Feet Road, Near KFC Restaurant, Indira Nagar II Stage, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038

Best time to visit: If knowing how beer is brewed and witness the whole process then visit on the first Saturday of every month to attend the Brewery tour.

Price: Drinks starting at Rs. 225

Timing: 12.00 p.m. to 01.00 a.m.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus Stand: Around 9.8 km

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Lal Bagh Botanical Garden

The Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bangalore is of royal origin and was begun at first as a private garden in a region of 40 sections of land by Hyder Ali, most famous rulers amongst the most well known leaders of old Mysore in 1760. At first planned in Mughal style, on the model of a broad garden at Sira in Tumkur close Bangalore, this garden was additionally created by Hyder Ali's child Tipu Sultan and hence by the British and Indian doyens of horticulture by an expansion of range and option of various plant species.

Lalbagh, for its one of a kind garden in supporting the idea of agriculture and helping the advancement of cultivation, has earned a pride of place among the gardens of the world and it has come to be viewed as one of the best gardens in the East for its design, maintenance, scientific treasure and scenic beauty. This place is magnificence in Bangalore which holds some of the best genetic resource centre for introduction, acclimatization and maintenance of plants; it envisages documentation of the variations available in plants of ornamental and economic value.

It helps the advancement of cultivation in the state. It is a significant assistant to botanic study in educational institutions, an imperative lung space of Bangalore, a position of excellence that gives sound entertainment to the general population and it gives a scene to individuals to draw near to plants and nature.

The garden with well-laid out streets, ways, open spaces, shade and a decent accumulation of many sorts of plant species draws in an extensive number of guests. Lalbagh is all around secured with stone walls as fenced-in areas and it has four approach entryways. The principle entryway is at the North confronting towards Subbaiah circle, the West door is towards Basavanagudi, the South entryway is towards Jayanagar and the East door is towards the Double Road.

Location: Lal Bagh Botanical Garden is located at Mavalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004

Best Time to Visit:
  All day from 6 am to 6 pm is the best time

 The entry price is Rs 20

 Opens from 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Average time required to visit the place: Around an hour.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Approximately 6 KM.


Kunti Betta

As the name suggests, Kunti Betta is a hill in the ancient town of Pandavapura and is a famous destination for trekking in Bangalore. It is ideally a 3 hours trek to reach an elevation of 2882 meters. 

The mythological significance of the place recites stories of Kunti and Pandavas who are said to have taken abode at these hillocks during their period of exile. It is suggested to indulge in a night trekking expedition as the place boasts of a decent population of fireflies which are on the verge of extinction today. 

From trekking and rock climbing on the rocky terrain of the hills to swimming and kayaking in the refreshing water of Thonnur lake, Kunti Betta is one of the best places to visit near Bangalore that is hard to miss by the adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Location: SH 19, Pandavapura, Karnataka 571434

Best Time to Visit: October to March.

Price: Night trek starts from Rs 1349

Timings: 24 hours.

Average time required to visit the place:  A day or two.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 125 KM.



The largest monolith in Asia is just half an hour drive away from Bangalore. The monolith is considerably gradient at some points and that is why it is recommended that you must be careful on this trek and do not take children.Trekking here is considered as one of the exciting things to do in Bangalore.

The trek is a combination of moderate and difficult levels and the view from the top is breath-taking especially of Manchinbele Dam and the overlooking valley. It is considered to be one of the largest rock formations in entire Asia and it has two main hill points Billigudda which are said to be the white hill and Karigudda which is a Black hill. 

The meandering curves of Akravati river and the perennial lotus ponds are two major water attractions which are seen from atop the hill. Situated at a height of 4022 feet above sea level, Savandurga has ample of opportunities for conducting an easy trekking and rock climbing expeditions.

Location: 60 km west of Bangalore, off Magadi Road, Dabguli, India

Best Time to Visit: November to May.

Price: Night Trekking starts from INR Rs 1050

Timings: Trekking hours are between 6 AM to 6 PM.

Average time required to visit the place: 1 day.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 60 KM.

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Artificial Waterfall at Rd Nature Retreat

Some of the usual tourist places in Bangalore could be densely crowded, and you might want to escape from that. Rush to Rd Nature Retreat where you can find delight by the artificial waterfalls in their premise along with several other recreational activities. Set in a very soothing and natural location, you can hear the sound of the gushing artificial waterfalls blend with the blowing winds and sounds from the jungle.

Location: 83, Bannerghatta Road, Shivanahalli Village, Ragi Halli Post, Jigani Hobli, Anekal Taluk, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560083

Best time to visit: Any time of the year

Price: Day outing starts from Rs 767

Timing: The resort offers stay facility; therefore it is open overnight. Those going on a one-day tour can stay from 10.30 a.m. to 05.30 p.m

Average time required to visit the place: Half a day

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus Stand
: Around 38.6 km

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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

: Night Outing Starts from Rs 6514

Timings: Any time

Average time required to visit the place:
 One or two days

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand:
Approximately 100 Km

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The Kolar district of Karnataka promises a jaw-dropping sight of the Shathashrunga range and Anthargange is another rocky hill range that basks at a height of 1712 meters from sea level. 

The place is mostly an illusionistic stretch of stacked rocky boulders and the natural cave exploration is a one of kind experience among these piled up volcanic rocks. 

The Anthargange Temple is another popular site that is well-celebrated among the devotees and religious trekkers. Literally, Anthargange stands for 'The Ganges from the deep' or  'Inner Stream' in Kannada, that is also because of the bestrew of seven villages in the vicinity which are favoured with a natural supply of fresh groundwater. 

There are no lodging options at Anthargange so one can either pitch a tent while night trekking or can stay at Bangalore and embark on a day trekking tour at Anthargange.

Location: Kolar district of Karnataka in the Shathashrunga range. Bengaluru, India

Best Time to Visit: October to March.

Price: Night trek starts from Rs 1050

Timings: Historical & Heritage visit timings are 5.30 am - 1.30 pm & 5 pm - 8 pm and trekking can be done anytime.

Average time required to visit the place: A day.

Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 70 KM.

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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 Bangalore 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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