Best Honeymoon Destinations Guide

Places to Visit Near Bangalore, India

Bangalore is surrounded by beautiful places that serve as great vacation spot. There are hills, historical places, beaches around this city that attracts a lot of crowd. Most of the important and best places lie at a distance of less than 300Kms. So a long holiday will never go wasted with so many places to visit near Bangalore. Most of these places attract a large amount of youth and even families. Those interested in some adventure will not be disappointed as there are a number of weekend getaways from Bangalore that are amazing spots for trekking, hiking, rafting, etc. So if you have a long holiday in line, then there are a lot of places to visit near Bangalore.

Best Bangalore Weekend Getaways

Nandi Hills Bangalore

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Nandi Hills

Nandi Hills is an ancient hill fortress in southern India. It is known as the sunrise hills of Karnataka offers gorgeous view of sunrise. During the monsoon the Hills offer very spectacular view of the surrounding areas. It is one of the best hill station destinations in India. A number of great monuments like Tipu Sultan’s Fort, The Nandi Temple, Bhoga Nandishwara Temple, Yoga Nandeeshwarar Temple can also be spotted here.
Distance From Bangalore – 60 km


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Skandagiri, also known as Kalavara Durga, is a mountain fortress located approximately 70 km from Bangalore. It overlooks the Nandi Hills and Muddenahalli and is perched at an altitude of about 1350 meters. Skandagiri is also a great trekking spot in Karnataka.
Distance From Bangalore – 70km


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Muthyalamaduvu is a tourist attraction located near Anekal. It is popular for its waterfall and the striking mountain ranges it overlooks. The water from the falls slides down the vegetation of the place creating an illusion of a string of pearls. This gives it the name of ‘Valley of Pearls’. There is a temple near the waterfall. It also has a number of birds around its area.
Distance From Bangalore – 45 km


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Savandurga is one of the largest monolith hills in Asia. It rises to 1226 m above mean sea level and forms a part of the Deccan plateau. It consists of peninsular gneiss, granites, basic dykes and laterites. The Savandi Veerabhadreshwara Swamy and Narasimha Swamy temple are situated at the foothiils of Savandurga. Manchanabele Dam which resides nearby is a great place for water sports.
Distance From Bangalore – 60 km


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Kanva Reservoir

Kanva Reservoir is an artificial lake situated69 kilometers from Bangalore. Built in 1946 across the Kanva River, it is 15 km long covering 776 hectares. It is an important tourist attraction and owes its crowd to the birds around the reservoir. Alongside the dam is a fisheries training and research center. The cave temple of Purushotthama Thirtha Gavi is situated at a distance of 3Kms form here.
Distance From Bangalore – 69 kms


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Devarayanadurga is a hill station in Karnataka and is surrounded by forest. The hilltops are scattered with several temples including the Yoganarasimha and the Bhoganarasimha temples and an altitude of 3940 feet. The Mahalakshmi Temple at GoravanahallI is also situated here. The ancient Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple too is in Devarayanadurga. It is also famous for Namada Chilume, a natural spring that is considered sacred.
Distance From Bangalore – 73 kms


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Shivanasamudra Falls

Shivanasamudra Falls is situated on the banks of the river Kaveri. The island town of Shivanasamudra divides the river into twin waterfalls creating the fourth largest island in the rivers course. There are number of ancient temples located around the area.
Distance From Bangalore – 135 kms


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Heritage Winery

Heritage Winery is an important tourist attraction situated in Ramnagar district near Bangalore. The winery conducts wine education tours that take you to sprawling vineyards. They describe the process of wine making. In the Tasting Room, one is taught how to see, swirl, sniff, and sip wine.
Distance From Bangalore – 70 kms


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Antaragange Caves

Antaragange is a mountain situated in the Shathashrunga mountain range and is famous for the temple situated on the mountain. There are a number of caves around the mountain. Cave exploration is a major activity in this place. You can also go trekking or hiking in Anantaragange.
Distance From Bangalore – 70 kms


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Hogenakkal waterfalls

Hogenakkal Falls or Hogenakal Falls is a waterfall on the river Kaveri, located in the Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu. It is well known for medicinal baths and hide boat rides. Carbonatite rocks at this site are probably to be the oldest of its kind in South Asia and one of the oldest in the world. Fishing is also a famous activity in this area.
Distance From Bangalore – 167 kms


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Kunti Betta

Kunti Betta are the names of the two peaks that are surrounded by beautiful paddy and sugar cane fields of Pandavapura town. At the foothills there is a temple and a pond too which is popular among the locals. During monsoons this place looks like heaven with greenery all around. This is also a poular place for day and nights trek and is perfect weekend getaway from Bangalore
Distance From Bangalore – 125 kms


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Also referred to as "’poor man’s Ooty", Sakleshpur is a magnificent hill station town located in hassan district of Karnataka. It has vast coffee, cardamom, pepper and areca plantations which adds to its beauty and makes it a great tourist place near Bangalore. You can also enjoy trekking here in the Green Route. A railway track from Sakleshpur to the Subramanya railroad station which was closed in 1996 is dotted by 58 tunnels, 109 bridges and about 25 waterfalls.
Distance From Bangalore – 221 kms


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Wayanad the hilly district of Kerala is one of the most famous places in Kerala, which is blessed heavily by mother nature. The places have several hill stations, waterfalls and vast gardens of tea, coffee and spice plantations. Adventurers and nature lovers will find it a heavenly place , also it is a bliss for honeymooners.
Distance from Bangalore– 264 km


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Also called as Kodagu , Coorg is one of the most famous hill stations in Karnataka state. Some of the most famous tourist places in Coorg are Talakaveri, Bhagamandala, Nisargadhama, Abbey Falls, Dubare, Nagarahole National Park, Iruppu Falls, and the Tibetan Buddhist Golden Temple.
Distance From Bangalore– 252 km


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Located in the foothills of Mullayanagiri range, Chikmagalur is known as the ‘coffee land’ of Karnataka. It is a beautiful town with pleasant climatic conditions which make it a great weekend getaway from Bangalore. Surrounded by green mountains it is perfect options for a short break from Bangalore city.
Distance From Bangalore– 150.9 km


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One of the mos famous National parks of South India, Bandipur National Park is a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and largest habitate of wild elephants in south Asia. For Nature Lovers it is perfect spot for weekend breaks and also for adventure lovers. You can enjoy the jeep safaris and explore various wild animals in heir wilderness.
Distance From Bangalore– 220 kms


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Yercaud is a beautiful hill station located in Tamil Nadu state of India. Located on the Shevaroys range of hills , Yercud is situated at an altitude of 1515 metres. The hill station is as enchanting and picturesque as the other most famous hill stations of India. Trekking options are laos available here.
Distance From Bangalore– 222 km


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Yelagiri Hills

Located in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu, Yelagiri Hills is located at the altitude of 1,110.6 metres. This hill stations back to date of British times. For adventure lovers this place is perfect for activities like paragliding and rock climbing. Yelagiri is one of the famous places for trekkers in India.
Distance From Bangalore– 157 km


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One of the most heritage cities of India, Mysore was ruled mainly by the Wodeyar dynasty who contributed significantly to the cultural growth of the city. There are many places a,ong which Mysore Palace is most notable for its architecture.
Distance From Bangalore– 147 km


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Bekal located in Kerala state is known for sea facing Bekal Fort. Shaped like a giant keyhole, the historic Bekal Fort offers a superb view of the Arabian Sea from its tall observation towers, which had huge cannons a couple centuries ago.
Distance From Bangalore-381 km


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Once French colonial settlement , Pondicherry is known for its beaches and French architectural buildings which will take you to century ago when this place was ruled by French people.Rocky Beach or Promenade Beach, The Auroville Beach and Serenity Beach are the most famous beached here apart from colonial buildings, churches, temples.
Distance From Bangalore– 271 km


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Ooty, oftentimes known as Queen of Hills, is very popular tourist resort of India and a land of picturesque picnic spots. Blessed with natural splendor, Ooty romantic honeymoon destination nestles in an amphitheater created by four hills -Club Hill, Elk Hill, Snowdon Hill and Doddabetta Hills. A paradise for the tourists, Ooty attracts the tourist by its charming flowers, lofty mountains, dense forest, acres and acres of green tea estates.
Distance From Bangalore– 265 kms


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Hampi is a village in northern Karnataka and was the capital of the Vijaynagar Empire. This place is well known for its historical ruins. It is a major pilgrimage site due the presence of a number of temples. It has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The first historical settlements in Hampi date back to 1 CE. Achyutaraya Temple, Badavi Linga, Chandramauleshwara Temple, Malyavanta Raghunathaswamy temple, Hazara Rama Temple Complex, Hemakuta group of temples, Krishna Temple Complex and Vittala Temple Complex are some of its major attractions.
Distance From Bangalore– 345 kms


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Mahabalipuram, or Mamallapuram is a town in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu. During the Pallava Dynasty it was the port city. Mahabalipuram has a cluster of sanctuaries carved out of rock along the Coromandel Coast. These were built during the the 7th and 8th centuries. A wide range of historical structures along with rathas, mandapas and the shore temple with sculptors of Shiva can be found here. The group of monuments at Mahabalipuram has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Distance From Bangalore– 284 km


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A city in Andhra Pradesh State , Tirupati is one of the most famous religious destination of India known for Tirupati Balaji Temple. The temple is also called as Tirumala Venkateswara Temple which is one of the world‍ ’​s richest and famous Vaishnavite temple dedicated to Lord Venkateswara.
Distance From Bangalore-273 km


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Once a Portuguese colony, Places to Visit in Goa attracts 2 million visitors every year. From its historical to cultural view, day life to night life, Goa stands out amongst all tourist destinations. Night life of Baga (especially in weekends) beach, sunrise view from Calangute beach, grooving at LPK, sunset from Palolem beach, are some of the best places to visit in Goa. Sea cruises or dusk travels offering live music and dance performances are great to enjoy the Goa life. Goa is one of the most famous weekend getaway from Bangalore.
Distance From Bangalore– 564 km

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