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Hotels in Wayanad

Wayanad

5.8/7
Tea / Coffee estate, Rain forest & Wildlife
582 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Bangalore
Partly Cloudy

Wayenad is a district in the north-east of Kerala state, india. It is set high on the w...

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Hotels in Munnar

Munnar

5.9/7
Lush green Tea Plantations, Breathtaking views & Relax amidst nature
641 Hotels

8.5 hours from
Bangalore
Partly Cloudy

Best sight seeing place. Boating, horse riding, elephant riding are there for the kids ...

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Hotels in Chennai

Chennai

5.6/7
2302 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Bangalore
Cloudy

1. Hitting the East Coast - Begin early morning sunrise at Elliots Beach and check out ...

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Hotels in Hyderabad

Hyderabad

5.7/7
1817 Hotels

7.5 hours from
Bangalore
Partly Cloudy

Me and my partner are a big time foodies. We always try and find places to gorge on its...

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Hotels in Ooty

Ooty

5.8/7
Picturesque Countryside, Most visited hill station in south & Tea/Rose/Botanical Gardens
714 Hotels

6 hours from
Bangalore
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Ooty as a place has become a nightmare with overcrowding and dirty surrounding. Tourist...

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Hotels in Mysore

Mysore

5.8/7
Royal Grandeur, Lavish Palaces & Brindavan Garden
528 Hotels

3.5 hours from
Bangalore
Partly Cloudy

By far, one of the cleanest cities of India. Well connected with rest of the cities by ...

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Hotels in Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal

5.8/7
Beautiful Hill Station & Pleasant Weather
474 Hotels

7.5 hours from
Bangalore
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Kodaikanal - travelled from Bangalore in bus, over night journey. It was a 3 day trip. ...

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Hotels in Tirupati

Tirupati

5.8/7
346 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Bangalore
Rain

IMPORTANT TEMPLES NEAR TIRUMALA Tirupati SRI KALAHASTI This is an ancient temple of Lor...

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Hotels in Coorg

Coorg

5.8/7
Coffee estate, Lush Green Valley / Mountains & Trekking
1082 Hotels

6.5 hours from
Bangalore
Rain

Coorg, one of the famous hill stations of south India, attracting tourists throughout t...

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Hotels in Coimbatore

Coimbatore

5.7/7
516 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Bangalore
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Coimbatore is a cool city. It is situated at the foot hills of Nilgris. It is the gatew...

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Hotels in Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari

5.8/7
Vivekananda Memorial / Rock & Natural Marvel- Meeeting point of 3 seas
131 Hotels

9.5 hours from
Bangalore
Cloudy

Day 1(June 1st)- we started at 6am from Delhi to Jaipur covered 281km..stayed at Tanvi'...

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Hotels in Madurai

Madurai

5.7/7
Meenakshi Temple
248 Hotels

6.5 hours from
Bangalore
Rain

Madurai is a beautiful city which has a mix of modern and traditional culture. The peop...

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Hotels in Yercaud

Yercaud

5.6/7
Beautiful Small Hill Station, Breathtaking Views, Adventerous Journey & Hair bends
131 Hotels

4 hours from
Bangalore
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I was searching for a destination to spend long weekends 12/23 - 12/25 & 12/30 - 1/1 du...

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Hotels in Mangalore

Mangalore

5.7/7
Coastal city
181 Hotels

6.5 hours from
Bangalore
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In Mangalore .. Now being named AS MANGALURU ... You can definitely enjoy the Food, Sta...

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Hotels in Vijayawada

Vijayawada

5.5/7
212 Hotels

11 hours from
Bangalore
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I had to travel to Vijayawada for a one day official trip. I took a 7. 10 AM flight and...

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Hotels in Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur

5.8/7
Coffee Plantations, Lush Green Forests & Exotic Hill Station
378 Hotels

4 hours from
Bangalore
Rain

Chikmagalur is an amazing hill station (not yet completely commercialized, fortunately)...

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Hotels in Alappuzha (Alleppey)

Alappuzha (Alleppey)

5.8/7
Experience Backwaters of Kerala, Houseboat Stay & Overnight Cruise
872 Hotels

10.5 hours from
Bangalore
Cloudy

If you need a calm time and enjoy Gods gifts, all around water and greenery, then enjoy...

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Hotels in Thekkady(Periyar)

Thekkady(Periyar)

5.7/7
248 Hotels

8.5 hours from
Bangalore
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Roadside beauty during travelling from Munnar to Thekkady is awesome. Two sides of road...

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Hotels in Madikeri

Madikeri

5.7/7
Coffee Estate & Dubare Elephant Camp
276 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Bangalore
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Hi, we went to Madikeri for 2 days. I think 2D1N are sufficient to visit this place. El...

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Hotels in Trichy

Trichy

5.7/7
188 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Bangalore
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The place is very hot and summer is a bad time to visit. But as we dont usually find th...

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Hotels in Kozhikode (Calicut)

Kozhikode (Calicut)

5.6/7
Malabar Cuisine & City of Spices
139 Hotels

7.5 hours from
Bangalore
Cloudy

Kozhikode or calicut is a coastal city which was famous for trading earlier. This place...

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Hotels in Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram

5.6/7
Shore Temple, Ancient Sculptures & Heritage City
94 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Bangalore
Cloudy

Fantastic. We visited Mahabalipuram with our family. We stayed at mamalla inn. Good res...

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Hotels in Yelagiri Hills

Yelagiri Hills

5.4/7
72 Hotels

3 hours from
Bangalore
Rain

YELAGIRI is a sleepy hamlet near the district town of Vellore in Tamil nadu. Once refer...

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Hotels in Guruvayur

Guruvayur

5.8/7
136 Hotels

8.5 hours from
Bangalore
Cloudy

As per my trip to Guruvayur last couple of days very pleasant darshan of Guruvyurappan ...

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Hotels in Kumbakonam

Kumbakonam

5.7/7
117 Hotels

7 hours from
Bangalore
Cloudy

It is a wonderful religious place where one can find all temples of tgheir. Worship. Al...

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Hotels in Shimoga

Shimoga

5.7/7
Sharavathi Backwater & Jog Falls
109 Hotels

5 hours from
Bangalore
Rain

The climate is the best part of this travel along with cozy hotels. Winter is the perfe...

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Hotels in Mudumalai (Masinagudi)

Mudumalai (Masinagudi)

5.8/7
Nature / Wildlife & Jungle Safari
103 Hotels

5 hours from
Bangalore
Partly Cloudy

Started from Bangalore at 07:00 had breakfast at Bidadi and travelled via Mysore, Bandi...

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Hotels in Coonoor

Coonoor

5.9/7
Tea Plantation, Calm / Beautiful Hill Station & Toy Train
126 Hotels

6.5 hours from
Bangalore
Cloudy

Coonoor is a cool and lovely place. Ideal for travelers looking for a relaxed atmospher...

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Hotels in Hesaraghatta

Hesaraghatta

5.1/7
2 Hotels

1 hour from
Bangalore
Partly Cloudy

Located in 13° 09' N 77° 29' E, Hesaraghatta is a village located in the Rural Distri...

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Hotels in Bandipur National Park

Bandipur National Park

5.7/7
National Park, Wildlife Safari & Gopalaswamy Betta
18 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Bangalore
Partly Cloudy

I have visited this park with family and naughty nephews. This is very good national pa...

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Bangalore Weekend Getaways and Tourist Places to Visit

Go to tourist places to see in bangalore

Bangalore itself is one of the most sought after travel destination with number of places to visit and things to do. However, if you expand your travel plans to go beyond the city and explore new places, the experience gets better.

Bangalore, the pub capital of India, is so much more than just that – with its parks and palaces, there are many places to visit near Bangalore. With so many attractions in Bangalore, the city is one of the best spots for tourists from all over the world. But for those looking for a weekend away from the bustle of the city, places to see near Bangalore are aplenty.

Whether it’s a wine tour to hill stations, adventure treks with your family or romantic beach escape for couples at Pondicherry, excellent slopes of Munnar in Kerala, there are numerous weekend getaways and trips around Bangalore.

Places to see within 100 kms

Wine tour in Nandi hills is a very popular option as a quick weekend getaway in the outskirts of Bangalore. This 3-hour guided tour of the only vineyard in Bangalore growing French grapes includes a 90-minute wine tasting session and ends with a lunch buffet in the hills, overlooking the vineyards. A budget-friendly option for groups looking for daylong getaways from Bangalore, this tour is both informative as well as entertaining. Nandi hills is also known for various sightseeing options it offers and historical places to visit.

Savandurga is formed by two hills – Karigudda (black hill) and Biligudda (white hill) which are perfect for a weekend trek. These hills are also popular among pilgrims who come to visit the temples nestled in its foothills. Situated 60 kms from Bangalore, it is one of the largest single rock formations in Asia.

Anthargange is another popular trekking and picnic spot about 68 kms from the city in the Kolar district of Karnataka. The area is abundant with hillocks and caves that makes it ideal for cave exploration and general hiking.

Bheemeshwari Adventure and Nature Camp is found on the shores of the Cauvery River, a mere 100 kms from Bangalore. You can refresh yourself with the activities organized at the camp, which are both challenging as well as exhilarating and end with a beer or lunch at the cafeteria while relaxing on the hammock nets found all around the camp.

Tourist places within 200 kms

Famous for its night treks, where you reach the peak around 1:30 am, just in time to watch the sunrise Kunti Betta which is 123 kms from the city, and one of the best weekend getaways near Bangalore. Water sports are a popular option when you wake up in the morning while other activities like rappelling and trekking too are a good choice for vacationers.

Situated on the Cauvery River, Hoganekal Waterfall, often called the Niagara Falls of India, is one of the oldest waterfalls in the country. The falls are a favorite among locals and visitors for its coracle rides and medicinal baths. Hoganekal is ideal to visit between December and February.

Other famous Bangalore getaway Shivanasamundra waterfalls promises exquisite views of the river. The Cauvery River bifurcates, resulting in two separate streams of the waterfall that flow side by side. The falls are situated in the Mandya district of Karnataka, and is the location of one of the first hydro-electric electricity plants in Asia. Shivanasamudra is a nice weekend getaway near Bangalore as it is only a day trip there and back.

Mysore, another popular weekend trip, is located at a short distance of just 143 kms from Bangalore and is found at the foothills of Chamundi Hills, another popular trip to spend weekends near Bangalore. The city is known for its beautiful palaces, church and Brindavan gardens. Mysore offers its visitors the comfort and peace from the buzz of Bangalore city.

Places to visit within 300 kms

The temples of Belur and Halebidu are a must-see for all those travelling in Karnataka looking for weekend drives from Bangalore. These places around the city are famous for their south Indian architecture with carvings on the walls of Hindu mythology. Both the temples were built by renowned architect Jakkanna Acharya and are proposed UNESCO world heritage centres. There is also an annual car festival that takes place at the Chennakesava Temple in Belur between March and April.

Bangalore weekend trips also include destinations such as Coorg, which is worth visiting for its blissful atmosphere and the bright sunshine that will cheer up your mood. Its coffee, tea and spice plantations contribute to the charm of this hill station. Visitors can stay in estates that can be hired for the weekend or at one of the many resorts that the city has to offer.

Another popular destination for short weekend breaks near Bangalore is Chikamagalur, situated 280 kms from the city. The area is known as the coffee land and has several trekking options. You can camp at the highest peak of Karnataka, Mullayanagiri Mountai or take a coracle ride across the tranquil waters.

Bandipur Wildlife reserve sanctuary was established as a tiger reserve in 1974 and is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Home to several species of India’s endangered wildlife, the area has varieties of flora and fauna. There are also multiple lodging options both inside and outside the sanctuary.

Another weekend getaway, Ooty is any adventure lover’s hub and a perfect family vacation or for outings. This hill station is a great escape from summer heat and has something different to offer its visitors. Although Ooty can be visited throughout the year, it takes a different form altogether during the winters.

Other weekend getaways around Bangalore

Pondicherry, a former Dutch and French colony is on the top of the list for ideal Bangalore getaways if you’re looking for a calm beach holiday. The city has a strong French vibe that is alive to this day, brought to life by its many cafes and the French colony. Auroville is situated very close to Pondicherry and is one of the most exotic locations in India.

Goa which is about 560 kms away from Bangalore on Road, is an overnight bus journey from Bangalore. Known for its parties and shacks, it offers the most varied of holidays for visitors and is one of the best places to visit around Bangalore. North Goa, which consists of Arambol, Ashvem, Morjim and other beaches and South Goa which consists of Agonda, Colva and Majorda beaches which are equally popular, depending on the kind of holiday one is looking at – either to party or to relax at the beaches and luxury resorts found all over the place.

The list of weekend getaways Bangalore does not end without the mention of Gokarna and Hampi. Both are temple towns with very different sights on offer. Gokarna has recently started to gain popularity among young and foreign visitors as a result of its unspoiled beauty and calm surroundings. Hampi was one of the richest cities in the world during its prime. The former capital of the just Empire, this UNESCO World Heritage Site has on offer world famous temples and museums, and is slowly gaining popularity as a getaway for young tourists due to its burgeoning café culture. Hampi is an amalgamation of history and modernity, makes it a popular choice for tourists.

Bangalore, with its plethora of lounges, pubs and parks make for the ideal tourism destination. With a variety of other places to see nearby, the city is a thriving spot for tourists and locals alike. The excitement of the nightlife and the beauty of the outdoors is unmatchable.



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