Let's explore the nearby places first.
1- Nandi hills
An early morning ride to Nandi hills is the best thing to do, if you are visiting Bangalore for the first time.
2- Mandaragiri Betta
A small trek and beautiful view. Another easily reachable destination around Bangalore. Only 62km from Bangalore.
Google map location: Mandaragiri Hill
3- DD hills
Also known as devarayana durga. Beautiful destination, which is situated around 75km Bangalore.
There are good roads available till top.