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Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

Gather your friends, family or your better half and plan a getaway to the best places to visit near Bangalore. Our all-inclusive weekend holiday packages from Bangalore have been created by travel experts, who know the best tourist places located in close proximity that are perfect for a short and long road trip from Bangalore. The weekend getaways options around the city are available in the range of hill stations, adventure, heritage, pilgrimage, wildlife & beach.

Top 10 Weekend Destinations from Bangalore

  • Bandipur is located 231 kilometers from Bangalore (Approx)
  • Coorg  is located 264 kilometers from Bangalore
  • Ooty is around 265 kilometers from Bangalore (Approx)
  • Chikmagalur is 241 kilometers away from Bangalore (Approx)
  • Kanchipuram is 281 kilometers away from Bangalore
  • Tirupati is located 281 km from Bangalore
  • Pondicherry is 358.5 kilometers away from Bangalore
  • Mysore is about 143.6 km From Bangalore
  • Wayanad is located 271.2 km from Bangalore (Approx)
  • Nagarhole is around 223.2  kilometers from Bangalore
  • Yercaud is around 229.2  kilometers from Bangalore

 

Best Hill Stations Near Bangalore Worth Visiting Over Weekends

  • Coorg : Here's why you should consider a weekend trip to Coorg from Bengaluru: orange groves, mist-covered hills, lush valleys, coffee plantations, and breathtaking waterfalls.
  • Ooty : Visit Ooty, aka "Queen of the Hills", for a weekend getaway within 300 kilometres of Bangalore. Some attractions are the Botanical Garden, Ooty Lake & Doddabetta Peak.
  • BR Hills : BR Hills is a wildlife sanctuary, a hill station, and an ideal getaway for 100 kilometers in all directions. Go trekking in the sanctuary and enjoy wildlife safaris, as well as the fabulous views.
  • Chikmagalur : If you're looking for a family trip near Bangalore, Chikmagalur is a great place to visit. Its lushness and attractions such as Mullayanagiri Peak, Baba Budan Giri, and Hebbe Waterfalls make it a great place to visit.
  •  Madikeri : Madikeri, a hill station 300 kilometers from Bangalore, is dotted with picnic spots and sightseeing spots like the Madikeri Palace, the Omkareshwar Temple, and Raja’s Seat.
  • Horsley Hills : Horsley Hills is a hill station located 200 kilometers from Bangalore. This place is home to exotic flora and fauna and provides the perfect setting for adventure activities like hiking, trekking, and rappelling.
  • Coonoor : Coonoor, second largest hill station in Tamil Nadu, is known for its points of view like Dolphin’s Nose, Sim’s Park with 1,000+ species.
  • Yercaud : Yercaud is the ideal place for a weekend away from city life. Plenty of sightseeing attractions, cool comfortable weather, a year round destination, panoramic views & incredible vistas make Yercaud perfect for couples and families.

 

Top Adventure Getaways Near Bangalore Worth Visiting On Weekends

  • Savandurga : Trekking and camping activities make Savandara a highly desired adventure getaway near Bengaluru. A few outdoor weekend camps are held as well.
  • Ramanagaram : At the SRS Hill and Kunti Betta in Ramanagaram, there are several adventure sports such as rappelling and high rope traversing.
  • Ghati Subramanya : Ghati Subramanya, which is mostly visited for its temple, is one of the most popular places near Bengaluru for a weekend getaway. You can hike at a nature trail, or if you prefer an adventure sport, you can cycle at Ghati Subramanya.
  •  Nandi Hills : Those who enjoy the thrill of adventure should plan a weekend trip from Bangalore to Nandi Hills, where they can rock climb, zipline, trek, and camp.
  •  Makalidurga : Makalidurga is a popular trekking destination located close to Bangalore. From the Krishna temple at the base of the mountain, you can begin your hike to the abandoned fort. Views of Lake Gunjar are offered from the top of Makalidurga.

 

 Best Pilgrimage Places Near Bangalore Worth Visiting Over Weekends

  • Puttaparthi : Puttaparthi, a city in Andhra Pradesh, is located at the foot of rocky hills and is famous as a pilgrimage getaway for its Satya Sai Baba Temple and Ashram.
  •  Tirupati : Tirupati is a holy city dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara, whose famous temple stands at an elevation of 853 meters. You can visit the Balaji Temple and enjoy pooja darshan there.
  •  Kanchipuram : Lord Vishnu is a Hindu deity. In the town of Kanchipuram, there are 14 temples dedicated to him. Two of the most famous temples are Kailasanathar Temple and Vaikunta Perumal Temple.

 

Best Heritage Destinations of Bangalore Worth Visiting On Weekends

  • Hampi : Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in southern India, is an amazing place to visit. Its attractions include Matanga Hill, Sree Virupaksha Temple, and Vijaya Vittala Temple.
  •  Mysore : Mysore is a excellent destination for families as well as for couples. You can see the Mysore Palace and other sightseeing spots. Silk shopping, skydiving and go karting are other activities to enjoy there.
  • Badami : Badami is famous for its rock-cut cave temples, fortresses with exquisite carvings, and the Bhootnath Temple, which gives tourists a spectacular view of the sunset.
  • Pattadakal : Another UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pattadakal is a location of 9 temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and one Jain temple. A classical dance festival is also hosted there.
  •  Aihole : The town of Aihole is known for the more than 125 temples built in the Dravidian, Nagara, Phamsama and Gaja Prishtha style.

 

Popular Wildlife Places to Visit Near Bangalore

  • Bandipur National Park : Plan a wildlife weekend trip from Bangalore to Bandipur National Park, where you can see a Bengal tiger and other animals such as jackals, striped hyenas, gaur—and even sambar.
  •  Nagarhole National Park : Tourists can enjoy a wildlife safari at Nagarhole National Park while they're visiting Bangalore. One can spot wild dogs, sloth bears, elephants and even Royal Bengal Tigers.
  •  Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary : Visit Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Kerala, and spot a variety of wildlife including elephants, panthers, Royal Bengal tigers, wild dogs, bisons and jungle cats.

 

Best Beach Getaways Near Bangalore Worth Visiting Over Weekends

  • Pondicherry : Pondicherry is located near Bengaluru, within 500-600 kilometers of it and famous for its beaches like Auroville Beach, Promenade Beach and Paradise Beach.
  • Goa : If you're planning to go away from Bangalore on a solo trip, consider Goa. The beaches there are some of the best in India, and are suitable for families and couples alike.

 

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