I have been finding spots to hike up near Bengaluru since the mid 90's. Those were the days when there was no GPS or google maps to discover new places. Ever since the time I learnt how to ride/drive, the thrill of hitting the highways, discovering new places and picknicking was a routine.
Bengaluru is blessed to be in the center of the Deccan Plateau. Within reach there are many options to chose from for all kinds of adventure experiences. Hiking is one such experience where not only do you discover new places but test your limits ( physically and mentally ).
With many hiking/trekking options, I list my top 5. I will start from the 5th
5) Savandurga Trek - Approx Time to climb 2 Hours - Difficulty - Easy/Moderate - Distance from Bangalore 60 Kms