Best Places To Visit Near Bangalore

Take a small break from your hectic work schedule, rejuvenate. What is better than a weekend gateway. Today we are going to introduce to you a few best places to visit near Bangalore.

Visiting the pubs and restaurants in Bangalore during the weekend as usual. Why not making your weekend interesting? Plan for a short weekend trip or a long drive nearby. There are many places like Forts, Palaces, Hill station, Lakes, Waterfalls, almost everything around Bangalore to make your weekend special. If you are living in Bangalore you are lucky to have so many options for short trips.

Here’s a list of few best places to visit near Bangalore to go for a short break from the city life.

What are the best places to visit near Bangalore in 2020?

Nandi Hills

Nandi hills Karnataka

Holding your partner’s hands, walk through the clouds and climb your way up to Bangalore’s paradise, these beautiful hills surrounded with lush green trees and foggy chilled climate scenic breathtaking view, the beautiful clouds cover the hills giving it a very foggy appearance. Nandi hills is a great option to enjoy and experience the beautiful sunrise to welcome in the lap of nature. If you are looking for a short one day trip around the city, you should include Nandi hills on the list of your best places to visit near Bangalore.

  • Timings: Early Morning – 5:30 am (Sept to Feb) | 62 Km from Bangalore
  • Location: Near To NH207, Towards Chik Ballapur
  • Things To Do: Sunrise, Nature Camping, Cycling, Biking, Trekking.

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Grasshopper Bangalore
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If you’re looking for a perfect romantic date night with your partner then sure this gorgeous place is a must-visit located near Bannerghatta road. It is famous for it’s absolutely romantic and quiet ambience which can be a perfect proposal spot.

  • Timings: Mon to Fri, 7.30-11.30 & Sun 12.30-11.30 PM

Rasta cafe

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Great place to drive in and hang out any time of day and night. It’s one of the famous cafes in the outskirts of Bangalore city. If you are a hookah lover than this place is an absolutely amazing place to hang out with friends.

  • Timings: 24×7 All days except Mondays
  • Location: #3, Church St, Shanthala Nagar, MSR, Bangalore, Bangalore Mysore Highway.
  • Things To Do: Hookah Service, Foosball, Pool tables

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Vineyard tour

Vineyard tour - Bangalore
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This is another interesting place for couples who have an eternal love for wine. What could be better than taking a vineyard tour with your partner? So take this most romantic tour and enjoy not only tasting but also see the beautiful sunset view. It gonna make you fall in love with its beauty and together explore the process of making wine. If your partner is not a fan of wine but he/she definitely turn into the wine lover. Here is some famous vineyard in Bangalore are Grover vineyard, heritage winery.

  • Travel Time: Approx. 1 hour 30 min
  • Distance: 55 KM from Bangalore.
  • Things To Do: Sunset, Explore the process of making wine.

Tottikallu Falls

Tottikallu Falls Karnataka
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Couples who love to spend some quiet time in the lap of nature than tottikallu falls is a must go. The fall is also popular by the name of Swarna Mukhi falls. You and your partner can enjoy the beauty of nature together. It is located 35 km away from the city which can offer you a romantic drive as well. It’s not very far from the city. After your hectic week, you can relax here with your partner. Here waterfalls are just breathtaking but the path is little dangerous so you must be a little cautious. You can play in a cool shower with your partner in the falls and enjoy the natural beauty of this beautiful place.

  • Timings: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Distance: 35 Km from Bangalore
  • Things To Do: Enjoy the falls & nature, Cool shower, Sightseeing.

Sakleshpur Camp Near Bangalore

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If you want to spend your date under a sky full of stars with the sweet melody of the background river. It’s like the right touch of Bollywood fantasy. This place is a must-go for couples who are looking for a romantic view. It is also best for camping at the back of the river and goes for the trek to the depth of the wilderness. You can also enjoy swimming and boating.

  • Travel Time: Approx. 4 hours
  • Location: 224 KM from Bangalore
  • Things To Do: Camping, Trekking, Sightseeing


Muthyalamaduvu falls
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It is one of the best scenic waterfalls in a distance of 43 km from the city. This place also is known as pearl valley for its waterfalls so this place is a treat to the couple who love nature mountains and trekking.

  • Travel Time: Approx. 4-5 hours
  • Distance: Approx. of 43 km from Bangalore
  • Things To Do: Sightseeing

Ranganathittu bird sanctuary

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary Mysore
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If you are tired from the busy lifestyle from the city then a quick remedy is a short weekend getaway to a bird sanctuary near Mysore. It is just a couple of hours drive from the city towards Mysore a small deviation near Srirangapatna and you’re into this beautiful place. People who love nature and wildlife are gonna fall in love watching birds and winged creatures. You will find here over 221 species of birds from 60 families. The best time to visit this place is from December to Feb.

  • Travel Time: Approx. 2 hours
  • Distance: 87 Km from Bangalore
  • Things To Do: Sightseeing, Boating, Nature


Gokarna beach
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If you are a beach lover than Gokarna is a paradise with beautiful beaches and landscape where you can enjoy a peaceful holiday with your mate and also you enjoy crazy night parties as well. This place is a more laid back and less expensive version of goa. So what you are waiting for go set the mood this season pick a cabin near the beach and enjoy the sunrise and sunset together. You should definitely include Gokarna top of your list of best places to visit near Bangalore.

  • Timings: 6 am to 12.30 pm, 5.30 pm to 8 pm
  • Location: Uttara Kannada
  • Things To Do: enjoy a bonfire, Fun Activities, Living In Nature, Beaches


Kabini Near Bangalore
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It’s a perfect place if you both are wildlife and nature lover. Kabini offers loads of options for you to take a break from the city and enjoy in the lap of mother nature and make your senses calm along with adventurous safari trips and some beautiful bird watching.

  • Timings: 6 am to 6 pm
  • Distance: 216 KM from Bangalore.
  • Things To Do: Forest Safari, Elephant Safari, Boating, Kayaking, Wildlife Sanctuary


Q. What are the best places to visit near Bangalore?

Here’s a list of few best places to visit near Bangalore.
Nandi Hills, a Vineyard tour, Gokarna, Kabini, Sakleshpur, Tottikallu Falls, Ramanagara etc.

Q. Which are the best places near Bangalore to see wildlife?

Bannerghatta National Park and Kabini are among the best places near Bangalore acclaimed for natural life and wildlife. These spots has a stay options too, so you can plan for a weekend escape whenever the timing is ideal.

Q. Which are the best places to visit near Bangalore in one day for couples?

Below are the bests places for one day near Bangalore.
Horsley Hills, Nandi Hills and Kabini are among the best places to visit in one day for couples near Bangalore.

Q. Which are places to visit near Bangalore for 2 days?

Gokarna, Coorg, Hampi and Chikamagalur are few of the best places that you must visit if you are planning for a 2-day trip from Bangalore.

In part 2 of this blog, I will list out other best places to visit near Bangalore to go for a short trip.

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