Where Do You go on a weekend when in Bangalore?(Part 2)

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Photo of Bangalore, Karnataka, India by Rohan Mudaliar
Photo of Bangalore, Karnataka, India by Rohan Mudaliar
Photo of Bangalore, Karnataka, India by Rohan Mudaliar
Photo of Bangalore, Karnataka, India by Rohan Mudaliar
Photo of Bangalore, Karnataka, India by Rohan Mudaliar

Are you one of those people who lives in Bangalore and bored of the usual city life and its pubs and restaurants and looking to head out somewhere tourist places near Bangalore within 100-150 kms. Is your answer YES!!!

This blog contains a list of  places to visit near Bangalore that are within 50-150 kms ideal for a day outing/night outing.It is a continuation of

Where Do You go on a weekend when in Bangalore?(Part 1)

Weekend Getaways from Bangalore Within 100 Kms

Towards Mysore Road -

If you are looking just to get out for a bike ride/drive this is the side to head as there are loads of spots here.

Grips GoKarting and kanva reservoir :

Photo of Kanva Reservoir, Ramanagara, Karnataka, India by Rohan Mudaliar

credits: Anshu

  • Overview: Kanva reservoir is for anyone whose looking for a quite getaway on mysore road,popular amongst nature lovers and bird watchers,there isn't a lot to do here in terms of activities,rather chill out here for a couple of hours,head to grips for gokarting/atv and then off to kamath hotel on Mysore road and back to Bangalore.
  • Distance From Bangalore : 60 km
  • Type : Morning drive,bird watching and go karting/atv later
  • FOOD: Visit Kamath Hotel on mysore road.
  • Transport : own Transport recommended.

Rasta cafe (Mysore Road):

Photo of Where Do You go on a weekend when in Bangalore?(Part 2) by Rohan Mudaliar
  • Overview: One of the most famous night drive/hangout spot amongst college goers/it crowd,rasta cafe is an awesome place an hours drive from Bangalore with its beautiful gardens and outside seating. Place gets a little crowded during weekends,some times waiting time might get to more than hour.
  • Distance From Bangalore : 50 km
  • Type : Night drive,chill out,hookah.
  • Food: Food is priced a little higher than average restaurants/cafes.
  • Transport : own Transport recommended,

Maddur Cafe Coffee Day :

  • Overview: This cafe coffee day was the first night drive/morning drive spot .It is still quite popular among those travelling towards Mysore side.Nothing special but just a nice ride and a nice spot to chill out and have coffee.
  • Distance From Bangalore : 50- 55 km
  • Food: CCD rates
  • Type : Night drive/morning drive,chilling out.
  • Transport : own Transport recommended.

Ramnagaram(Sholay Hills) :

Photo of Ramanagara, Karnataka, India by Rohan Mudaliar

credits:Manish Chauhan

  • Overview : Famous for the ending scene in sholay,ramarbetta hills is a nice trekking spot in ramnagara.Place isn't as popular so fewer shops around,might get hot in summers.
  • Distance From Bangalore : 50 km
  • Type : morning treks.
  • Food : nearest place for food will be available only on mysore road. So carry some snacks if required.
  • Transport : own Transport recommended.

Wonderla Amusement park:

Photo of Wonderla Amusement Park, Bannikuppe, Bangalore Urban, Karnataka, India by Rohan Mudaliar

credits: Swaminathan

  • Overview : The best and most famous amusement park in Bangalore with over 50 land and water rides.Ideal for everyone.The place is a definite must visit. Place gets crowded during weekends and public holidays.
  • Distance From Bangalore : 40-45 km
  • Type : Amusement Park
  • Food : Available inside
  • Transport: well connected through public transport.

Manchinbele Dam :

Photo of Manchanabele Dam Cross, Manchanabele, Karnataka, India by Rohan Mudaliar

credits:Anup Madavan

  • Overview: The Manchinabele Dam, surrounded by deciduous forests and rocky hills. Another Ideal spot for week end trip from Bangalore to enjoy trekking, swimming, rock climbing.Place is not open to public at all times.
  • Distance From Bangalore : 40-50 km
  • Type : Water Dam,bird watching
  • Food :Carry own food
  • Transport : own transport required.

Towards Kolar

Kolar ccd :

Photo of Where Do You go on a weekend when in Bangalore?(Part 2) by Rohan Mudaliar
  • Overview: Famous among those travelling to and coming from tirupati/kolar side,the ccd is situated in a beautiful location.The road till there is brilliant unlike mysore road and way less crowded.Stop by on the dhabas on the side for some awesome food and chill out night in ccd.
  • Distance From Bangalore : 40-50 km
  • Type : Night drive/morning drive,chilling out.
  • Food : CCD rates
  • Transport: own Transport recommended.

Antargange:

Photo of Antara Gange, Vibhuthipura, Karnataka, India by Rohan Mudaliar
credits:solarisgirl
  • Overview :This beautiful rocky hill range,famous for cave trekking is situated at about 1226 Meters (4021ft.) high in Kolar district around Bangalore. Taking a guide recommended.
  • Distance From Bangalore : 40-50 km
  • Type : Night trek,nature.
  • Food : available below,carrying snacks is recommended
  • Transport and General Comments: own Transport recommended.

Towards Tumkur :

DevarayanaDurga :

Photo of Devarayana Durga, Karnataka, India by Rohan Mudaliar

credits: Subramanya Prasad

  • Overview: Devrayanadurga is situated 65 kms North of Bangalore in Tumkur district. Situated at 4000 feet, Devrayanadurga temple hosts ancient Narsimhaswamy temple facing east and many viewpoints en route.
  • Distance From Bangalore : 70 km
  • Type : Night trek,nature.
  • Food : small shops available for snacks and lunch.
  • Transport and General Comments: own Transport recommended.

Shivagange:

Photo of Where Do You go on a weekend when in Bangalore?(Part 2) by Rohan Mudaliar

credits:Happy Horizons

  • Overview : Place is ideally a temple but it is also a good trek.Go visit the temple and trek to the top to experience beautiful views.
  • Distance From Bangalore : 40-50 km
  • Type : Morning trek.
  • Food : carry snacks,food available only below.
  • Transport : own Transport recommended.

Sidda gange :

Photo of Shivagange, Karnataka, India by Rohan Mudaliar
  • Overview: Similar to shivagange,this place has a temple and a nice trek.Not the most popular but a nice getaway spot.
  • Distance From Bangalore : 40-50 km
  • Type : Morning trek
  • Food : carry snacks,food available only below.
  • Transport and General Comments: own Transport recommended.

OTHERS:

Savandurga:

Photo of Savandurga Hill, Ramanagara, Karnataka, India by Rohan Mudaliar

credits:Arun Ganesh

  • Overview:This hillock is located about 60 kms from Bangalore towards Magadi about 1200 mtrs tall. There are 2 hills Billi Betta ( White Hill ) and Kari Betta ( Black Hill). To trek up the hill and back it easily takes about 4 hours, ideal to start early as afternoons can get really hot in summers.
  • Distance From Bangalore : 40-50 km
  • Type : Morning trek
  • Food : carry snacks,food available only below.
  • Transport and General Comments: own Transport recommended.

Places to Visit near Bangalore within 150 Kms

HOGNEKKAL:

Photo of Hogenakkal, Tamil Nadu, India by Rohan Mudaliar
  • Overview : Nicknamed the 'Niagara of India',Hognekkal is one of the most famous tourist spots near Bangalore famous for medicinal baths and hide boat rides. Place gets a little crowded during weekends and is comparitively not very clean.
  • Distance From Bangalore : 120-130 km.
  • Type : Waterfall
  • Food : shops available.
  • Transport and General Comments: own Transport recommended.

Lepakshi :

Photo of Lepakshi, Andhra Pradesh, India by Rohan Mudaliar

credits:Natesh Ramsswamy

  • Overview : Lepakshi is a small village in Mandal in the Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is located 15 km (9.3 mi) east of Hindupur and approximately 120 km (75 mi) north of Bangalore.
  • Distance From Bangalore : 120-130 km.
  • Type : Temple,archaeological
  • Food : shops available.
  • Transport and General Comments: own Transport recommended.

NOTE:

  • Most places are amidst nature.So don't litter the places.
  • Be careful at the water places.
  • Carry cash as most of these places may not have a atm.

Well this is not the entire list.Also checkout Where Do You go on a weekend when in Bangalore?(Part 1) EXPLORE ,LIVE LIFE ADIOS !!

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