Top 5 Must Visit Places less than 100Kms from Bangalore- Most Scenic Picnic Spots for one day Trips.


Must Visit Scenic Places < 100 Kms | One day Trips from Bangalore

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Among the hundreds of places around Bangalore, these are some of the Best ones within the 100kms radius, that are definitely worth visiting:-

1. Nandi Hills (61 Kms from Bangalore)

Best Time to Visit: Early Mornings, throughout the year.


Places to see:

i) Temples dedicated to : Sri Bhoga Narasimha, Sri Ugra Narasimha and Sri Yoga Narasimha

ii) Small playground for kids.

iii) Kalyani and garden.

iv) Tippu Drop

v) Arkavathi Ugamasthana

Where/What to Eat:

Breakfast can be had at Hotel Mayura at the top of the hills which serves Idli, Dosas, Upma etc.

Numerous shops and hotels near the base of the hill where you can have tea, Noodles, Bread Omlette etc.

If you want a good dining experience you can have breakfast/lunch at Nandi Upachar which is on the NH7 Highway

right next to the turn for Nandi Hills. The point where you take a left turn to Nandi Hills from the highway.

NearBy Places:

1) Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple: One of the oldest temples in Karnataka dating back to the ninth century.

Built in Dravidian style of architecture.


2) Kanive Nandheeshwara Temple: Big statue of Nandi(Basavanna)


3) Muddenahalli: Birth Place of Vishveshwarayya. Museum, Samadhi, Garden.


4) Skandagiri(Kalavarahalli Betta): Papagni Mutt, Sathya Sai Grama



2. Devarayana Durga (DD Hills): 73 Kms from Bangalore, near Kyatsandra/Tumkur


Places to See:

1) Yoga Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple

2) Bhoga Narasimha Swamy Temple

3) 360 degree View Point(Behind the temple)

Nearby Places

1) Namada Chilume(Dear Park)


2) Siddagange: Siddalingeshwara Temple, Siddaganga Mutt


3) Shivagange


Where/What to eat: Snacks at Devarayanadurga (Beware of Monkeys)

Breakfast at Dobbaspet or Kyathsandra (Pavithra Idly Hotel)



3. Savanadurga : 55Kms from Bangalore near Magadi


Trekking Level: Moderate

Also called Savina durga (the Fort of Death)

Do visit Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple at the base of the hill.

NearBy Places:

1) Manchanbele Dam


2) Big Banyan Tree


3) Magadi Ranganatha Swamy Temple



4. Skandagiri : 61 Kms from Bangalore near Chikballapur


Trekking Level: Easy

Also called Kalavarahalli Betta

Places to see:

1) Papagni Mutt: at the base of the hill

2) Omkar Jyothi Ashrama,

3) Muddenahalli: Vishweshwarayya Museum, Memorial Park


Nearby Places:

1) Nandi Village(Bhoga Nandishwara temple) can be covered in the return leg

2) Kaurava Kunda Hill(Trekking involved)

3) Dandiganahalli Dam(Slight offroading)


5. Ramadevara Betta :50 kms from Bangalore near Ramanagar


Also called Sholay Hills, since Sholay movie was shot here.

Have Breakfast at Hotel Shri Janardhana(Mysore Pak Hotel)



6. RevanaSiddheshwara Betta: 60 Kms from Bangalore


RamadevaraBetta and RevanaSiddheshwara Betta can be covered together.


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