25. Mekedatu -Close to Bheemeshwari is another great spot for a weekend getaway from Bangalore. Mekedatu is a beautiful place that is home to a number of bird species and is a popular picnic spot today. The Cauvery River flows through this place and one would do good to pay a visit to this place sometime between the months of October to May. If connecting with nature is what one seeks, then you will get to do this in abundance at Mekedatu. The options of fooding and lodging are reasonable and one will fins this place to be a peaceful heaven away from the life at the city. Call a time out and get away to Mekedatu.