Good Places to Visit around Bangalore

Here is a list of Places you can go out on a weekend / Short Vacation from Bangalore (Bengaluru), Karnataka.I would definitely appreciate if you could bookmark this page and share the link to this page with friends and colleagues, instead of emailing the contents. Also please consider sharing your experience on touring these places – in the comments section. Thank you!


Place



Type



Distance


(KM)


Route


Road


Food


Lodge


Others


Days


Remarks



Sri Ram Betta *



Pilgrim


50


Mysore


Good


No


No


Ramanagara


1 January to December





Rangasthala *



Pilgrim


60


CB Pura


Good


No


No


C.B Pura


30 1 Jun Mar





Savana Durga



Hill Station


60


MySore


Poor


No


No


Magadi


1 Jun Dec





Ghati Subramanya



Pilgrim


70


CB Pura


Good


No


No


CB Pura


1 Jan Dec





Nandi Hills



Hill Station


70


CB Pura


Good


Yes


Yes


CB Pura


June – March





Revanasiddesh Betta *



Pilgrim


70


Mysore


Good


No


No


Channapatna


January – December





Shiva Gange *



Pilgrim


70


Tumkur


Good


No


No


Tumkur


January – December





Antharagange



Pilgrim


75


Kolar


Good


No


No


Kolar


June – March


Hills, Plateau



Chikka Thirupathi



Pilgrim


75


Kolar


Good


No


No


Hoskote


June – March





Kanna Reservoir



Dam


80


Mysore


Good


No


No


Channapatna


January – December





Mekedatu / Meghedattu, Meghedhat



Ravine


80


Kanakpura


Poor


No


No




January – December


Confluence,




Landscape



Kaivara



Pilgrim


85


Kolar


Good


No


No


Hoskote


June – March


Landscape, Zoo



Sheebi **



Temple Paintings


90


Tumkur


Good


No


No


Tumkur


January – December





Devarayana Durga *



Pilgrim


100


Tumkur


Poor


No


No


Tumkur


January – December


Spring, Landscape



Kokkare Belluru **



Birds Sanctuary


100


Mysore


Good


No


No


Maddur


January – December





Kudumalai



Pilgrim


100


Kolar


Good


No


No


Mulbagal


June –March





Melukote ***



Pilgrim


100


Mysore


Good


No


No


Mandya


January – December





Muththathhi / Muthathi **



River


100


Kanakpura


Poor


No


No


Kanakpura


January – December





Vidurashwatha



Pilgrim


100


DB Pura


Good


No


No


DB Pura


January – December





Sri Rangapatna



Pilgrim


120


Mysore


Good


No


No


S.R Patna


January – December





Bheemeswari **



River


125


Kanakpura


Poor


Yes


Yes


Kanakpura


January – December


River, Landscape



Karighatta ***



Pilgrim


25


Mysore


Good


No


No


Sriranga Patna


January – December





Shivasamudram / Shivana Samudra ****



Water Falls


125


Kanakpura


Good


No


No


Kanakpura


June – November





Ranganathittu / Ranganadittu ***



Birds Sanctuary


130


Mysore


Good


No


No


SrirangaPatna


January – December





Adi chunchanagiri *



Pilgrim


140


Hassan


Good


No


No




January – December





Lepakshi



Pilgrim


140


CB Pura


Good


No


No


CB Pura


June – March


Roof Paintings



Mahadevapura ***



River


140


Mysore


Good


No


No


Sri Rangapatna


January – December


Landscape



Mysore ***



Historical


140


Mysore


Good


Yes


Yes




January – December


Zoo, Hill, Art. Gallery, Palace



Shravana Belagola ***



Pilgrim


140


Hassan


Good


Yes


Yes


CR Patna


January – December





Hogenekal ***



Water Fall


150


Salem


Good


No


Yes


Dharmapuri


January – December





KRS, Balamuri **



Barrage


150


Mysore


Good


No


No


SR Patna


January – December





Mudukuthore ***



Pilgrim


150


Kanakpura


Good


No


No


Malavalli


January – December


River



Talakadu ****



Pilgrim


150


Kanakpur


Good


No


No


Malavalli


January – December


Sand Dunes, River



Chunchana katte **



Water Falls


160


Mysore


Poor


No


No




January – December





Kadiri *



Pilgrim


160


CB Pura


Good


No


No


CB Pura


June – March





Nanjanagudu ***



Pilgrim


160


Mysore


Good


No


No


Nanjanagudu


January – December





T. Narasipur ***



Pilgrim


170


Kanakpur


Good


No


No


Narasipur


January – December


Confluence



Sathanur dam ***



Dam


175


Krishnagiri


Good


No


No




January – December





Somanathapur ****



Archeology


175


Kanakpura


Good


No


No


Bannur


Jan – Dec


Sculptures



Hemagiri **



Water Fall


200


Hassan


Good


No


No


KR Pet


Jan – Dec





Ramanathapura



Pilgrim


200


Mysore


Poor


No


No




Jan – Dec





Tiruvannamalai



Pilgrim


200


Krishnagiri


Good


No


No


Krishnagiri


Jan – Dec





Halebeedu



Archeology


210


Hassan


Good


No


No


Hassan


Jan – Dec





B.R Hills****



Hill Station


220


Kollegal


Good


Yes


Yes


Kollegal


Jan – Dec


Landscape



Bandipur ****



Wild Life


220


Mysore


Good


Yes


Yes


Gundlupet


October – June


Night Safari, Elephant Ride



Gopalaswamy betta ****



Pilgrim


220


Mysore


Good


No


No


Gundlupet


Jan – Dec


Landscape



Harangi ****



Landscape


220


Mercara


Good


No


No


Kushalnagar


Jan – Dec


Dam, Landscape



Nisarga Dhama ****



Landscape


220


Mercara


Good


Yes


Yes


Kushalnagar


October – June


River, Island



Kabini ****



Wild Life


230


Mysore


Good


Yes


Yes


Mysore


October June


Coracle ride



Nagarahole ****



Wild Life


230


Mercara


Good


Yes


Yes


Hunsur


October- June


Night Safari,



Belur ***



Archeology


240


Hassan


Good


No


No


Hassan


Jan – Dec





Mudumalai ****



Wild Life


240


Mysore


Good


Yes


Yes


Gundlupet


Oct – June





Yercaud / Yerkad ****



HIll Station


240


Salem


Good


Yes


Yes


Salem


Jan – Dec


Boating



Bababudangiri ****



Hill Station


250


Hassan


Good


No


No


Chikkamagalur


Oct – June





Irpu ****



Water Falls


250


Mercara


Good


No


No


Hunsur


Oct – June


Beware of snakes near the falls



Kemmannugundi ****



HIll Station


260


Hassan


Good


Yes


Yes


Chikkamagalur


Oct – June


Landscape



Kudrehabbe ***



Landscape


260


Chikmaglur


Good


No


No


Chikkamaglur


Oct – Feb





Talakaveri ****



Landscape


260


Mercara


Good


Yes


Yes


Mercara


Jan – Dec


Landscape



Bhadra ****



Wild Life


270


Hassan


Good






Chikkamagalur


Oct – June





Manikyadhara



Water Fall


270


Hassan


Good


No


No


Chikkamagalur


Oct – June





Muthodi ****



Wild Life


270


Hassan


Good


Yes


Yes


Chikkamagalur


Oct – June





Subramanya ****



Pilgrim


275


Hassan


Good


Yes


Yes


Sakleshpur


Oct – June


Landscape



M.M Hills ****



Pilgrim


280


Kollegal


Good


Yes


Yes


Kollegal


Jan – Dec


Landscape



Bisle ****



Hill Station


300


Hassan


Bad


No


No




Oct – Jun


Landscape



Gajanur **



Barrage


300


Shimoga


Good


No


No


Shimoga


Jan – Dec





Horanadu ****



Pilgrim


300


Hassan


Good


yes


Yes


Chikkamagalur


Jan – Dec





Mandagadde ***



Birds Sanctuary


300


Shimoga




No


No


Shimoga


September – March





Shringeri ***



Pilgrim


350


Hassan


Good


Yes


Yes


Shimoga


Sep – Mar





Ulvi



Birds Sanctuary


300


Shimoga


Good


No


No


Koppa


October – June





Nagar *



Archeology


320


Shimoga


Good


No


No


Anandpur


October – December





Ooty ****



Hill Station


320


Mysore


Good


Yes


Yes


Ooty


Jan – Dec


Landscape



Coonoor ****



Hill Station


320


Mysore


Good


Yes


Yes


Ooty


Jan – Dec


Landscape



Ikkeri ***



Archeology


340


Ooty


Good


Yes


Yes


Ooty


Jan – Dec


Landscape



Keladi ***



Archeology


340


Shimoga


Good


No


No


Sagar


Oct – Dec





Dharmasthala ****



Pilgrim


350


Hassan


Good


Yes


Yes


Sakleshpur


Oct – June


Landscape, River



Hampi ***



Historical


350


Bellary


Good


Yes


Yes




Oct – Feb


Archeology



Kudremukh ***



Hill Station


350


Hassan


Good


Yes


Yes


Kudremukh


Oct – June





Mantralaya **



Pilgrim


350


Bellary


Good


Yes


Yes




Oct – Feb





T.B Dam



Dam


350


Bellary


Good


Yes


Yes




Oct – Feb





Varadahalli ****



Dam


350


Shimoga


Good


Yes


Yes


Sagar


Oct – Feb





Agumbe ****



Hill Station


357


Shimoga


Good


No


No




Oct – June





Moodabidiri ***



Archeology


360


Mangalore


Good


No


No




Oct – June





Gudavi ***



Birds Sanctuary


375


Shimoga


Good


No


No


Soraba


Oct – June





Humbucha **



Archeology


380


Shimoga


Good


No


No




Oct – June





Jog ****



Water Falls


380


Shimoga


Good


No


No


Sagar


June – November





Humbucha **



Archeology


380


Shimoga


Good


No


No




Oct – June





Karkala ***



Archeology


380


Mangalore


Good


No


No




Oct – June





Kaup ***



Beach


380


Mangalore


Good


No


No




Oct – Dec





St. Mary’s Island ***



Landscape


386




Good


No


No




OCt – Dec





Katil **



Pilgrim


387


Mangalore


Good


No


No




Oct – June





Devarahole ****



River


400


Sirsi


Good


No


No




Oct – Feb


Landscape



Magadu Falls ****



Water Fall


400


Sirsi


Good


No


No




Oct – Feb





Mrudeshwara ****



Pilgrim


400


Sirsi


Good


No


No


C/B Beach


Oct – June





Satodi Falls ****



Water Falls


400


Sirsi


Good


No


No


Sirsi


Oct – Feb


Water Fall and Landscape



Udipi ***



Pilgrim


415


Mangalore


Good


Yes


Yes


Udipi


Oct – June





Honnavar **



Pilgrim


425


Mangalore


Good


Yes


No


Honnavar


Oct – Dec





Gokarna **



Pilgrim


460


Honnavar


Good


No


No




Oct – June


Beach



Maravanthe ****



Beach


467


Mangalore


Good


No


No


Maravanthe


Oct – June





Badami & Aihole ****



Caves


500












Jan – Dec





Kollur ***



Pilgrim


500


Shimoga


Good


Yes


Yes


Anandpur


Oct – June





Kollur Forest ****



Wildlife


520


Shimoga


Good


No


No


Anandpur


Oct – June





Yana ****



Landsape


580




No


No






Oct –June





Gokak Falls **



Water Fall






Good








Oct – Dec





Varaahi ****



Landcape














Oct – Dec





Koravangala **



Archeology


200


Hassan


Good


No


No


Hassan


Oct – May





Ridge **



Landscape


250


Hassan


Good


No


No


Sakleshpur


Oct – May





Mosale **



Archeology


200


Hassan


Good


No


No


Holenarasipur


Oct – May





Doddagadduvalli **



Archeology


200


Hassan


Good


No


No


Hassan


Oct – May





Munnar ****



Hill Station


550


Erode


Good


Yes


Yes


Munnar


Oct – May




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