Gokarna, Honavar, Hampi, Dandeli, Karvar, Coorg, Mysore are good weekend getaways from Bangalore. If you are an adventure entusiast you can go trekking over the weekend to Kodachadri, Gandikota, Nishani Motta, Hampi, Sakleshpur etc. These treks are fun, inexpensive and well organized by some good trek operators in Bangalore. The above treks mentioned are the easy ones
There are lot of places in and around Bangalore for weekend getaway like sakleshpur, Chikmagalur, Coorg etc also we have 1 day trips like bheemeshwari , shivsamudra etc
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Recently travelled to Bangalore. A lot of places you can go to include Coorg, Gokarna,Karwar, Kodaikanal or Ooty, Pondicherry, Auroville or even Goa. Please check the COVID protocol for all the places before visiting.