The Ultimate Republic Day Weekend Getaways From Bangalore

With an extended weekend just around the corner, whisk away from the excruciating city life to embrace nature in its purest form. Thanks to its perfect geography, Bangalore has a variety of options to satisfy distinct recreational demands. From breathtaking waterfalls to pristine hill stations and serene beaches, the silicon valley of India definitely has something for everyone.

Tripoto has curated a list of Weekend Getaways From Bangalore you could explore on the coming extended weekend which are nearby and a great escape from the city life.

1. Follow the pace of nature at Chunchi Falls

Around 90 kms from Bangalore, Chunchi Falls is in Kanakapura, Karnataka. It is famous for being the last spot before the river Arkavati’s confluence at Sangama. The sight of water gushing down into a series of cascades will definitely leave you spellbound.

Chunchi Falls Weekend getaways from bangalore


You will have do a bit of rock climbing-crawling, to get to the falls. The best part about Chunchi Falls is that it’s not crowded. So! get rolling Bangalore to explore this splendid place of natural beauty and adventure.

2. Look Deep into Nature at Antaragange

Surrounded by a number of caves, Antaragange is only an hour’s drive from Bangalore. From evening cave exploration to camping, bonfire, Rock Climbing and Abseiling or Rappelling, everything could be experienced at Antaragange. Climb the mountains and let nature’s peace flow into you and let the winds blow their own freshness into you.

3. Enjoy the Wilderness at Sakleshpur

Mountains enveloped in mist and clouds at an arms distance, Sakleshpur is an ideal spot for avid photographers, nature lovers, trekkers and those with a simple love for the outdoors. Sakleshpur is a hill station town in Hassan district of Karnataka. With an array of options to visit around; like Manjarabadh Fort, Madikeri and Gorur Dam and only 220 Km away from Bangalore, discover the delights of this charming hill station in a cottage overlooking the hilly landscape.

4. Hear the Water Roaring at Kannur

‘The Land of Loom and Lores,’ Kannur is probably one of the best spots for a weekend getaway around Bangalore. Mid-way on Mangalore – Calicut route, Kannur is renowned for its amazing climate and picturesque beauty. With Lakshadweep Sea on the west and the Western Ghats on the east, the beaches of Kannur are extremely enchanting. For a long weekend, what can be better than the wind blowing into your face, near your ear, feeling the sand in between your toes and watching the small creatures on the sand? Nothing.

Read Captivating Kannur by Sagnik Basu

5. Feel Closer to History at Kappad Beach

Apart from being famous for its sandy shores, Kappad Beach in Kozhikode also has a historical significance. This is where Vasco da Gama landed in the year 1498 and established a series of trade links.  The beach is a pleasingly tranquil spot to spend your evening watching the sky turn from glowing yellow to a bright orange, a hot pink and finally a fiery blue.

With so much around to do and see, Bangalore has something to satisfy every taste and budget.

Do you know of any offbeat weekend getaways from Bangalore? Leave a reply and let us know.


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