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60 Tourist places near Bangalore found

Here is the list of 60 Places to Visit Near Bangalore

1. Nandi Hills, Karnataka (61 km away)

Nandi Hills, Karnataka (61 km away)
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Known For : Tipu's Drop Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple Tipu's Summer Residence

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Located around 60 kilometres away from Bangalore, Nandi Hills is one such tourist spot that has gradually been discovered by visitors over the years and has now become a well-known weekend getaway.

Best Time: October to June

12 Nandi Hills Attractions

2. Coorg, Karnataka (268 km away)

Coorg, Karnataka (268 km away)
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Known For : Abbey Falls Talakaveri Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

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Located amidst imposing mountains in Karnataka with a perpetually misty landscape, Coorg is the place to be for all nature lovers.  This popular coffee producing hill station is not only popular for its beautiful green hills and the streams cutting right through them. It also stands as a popular destination because of its culture and people. The Kodavas, a local clan specialising in martial arts, are especially notable for their keen hospitality.

Distance from Bangalore: 268 km

Best Time: October to March

36 Coorg Attractions

3. Mysore, Karnataka (143 km away)

Mysore, Karnataka (143 km away)
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Known For : Mysore Palace Brindavan Gardens Somanathapura Temple

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Famously known as The City of Palaces, it wouldn?t be wrong to say that Mysore, currently Mysuru, is one of the most important places in the country regarding ancient reigns. It is replete with the history of its dazzling royal heritage, intricate architecture, its famed silk sarees, yoga, and sandalwood, to name just a few. Located in the foothills of the Chamundi Hills, Mysore is the third most populated city in Karnataka, and its rich heritage draws millions of tourists all year round. The highlight is the majestic Mysore Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is a must-visit.

Distance from Bangalore: 143 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

36 Mysore Attractions

4. Kabini, Karnataka (206 km away)

Kabini, Karnataka (206 km away)
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Known For : Jungle Safari, Kabini Elephant Safari Boating in Kabini

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Once a private hunting area for the British, this famous wildlife destination has a rich variety of flora and fauna making it a gorgeous tourist spot. Kabini is a perfect place to get away from a busy and hectic schedule and indulge in nature. Kabini has a lot to offer right from the Jungle Safari, boating to trekking in Nagarhole Forest.

Distance from Bangalore: 164 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

8 Kabini Attractions

5. Chikmagalur, Karnataka (244 km away)

Chikmagalur, Karnataka (244 km away)
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Known For : Kudremukh National Park Mullayanagiri Baba Budangiri

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Popularly known as the ?Coffee Land of Karnataka?, Chikmagalur is situated in the foothills of the Mullayangiri Range and is one of the most beautiful hill stations in Karnataka. Chikmagalur has a perpetual fragrance of coffee lingering in the air with it plenty of coffee plantations. Famous for its tall mountains, lush green forests and its tranquil environment (apart from its coffee production), Chikmagalur is a very popular tourist destination and is a quick retreat for the people of Karnataka.

Distance from Bangalore: 244 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

18 Chikmagalur Attractions

6. Sakleshpur (221 km away)

Sakleshpur (221 km away)
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Known For : Manjarabad Fort Sakleshwara Temple Bisle Reserve Forest

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Sakleshpur is a popular yet offbeat hill station in Karnataka flanked by the Western Ghats. There is something for everyone, from the dense rainforest, hiking trails, historical temples and an old fort, mountain peaks and waterfalls. Whether its the significant agricultural products or the discovery of a jyotirlinga by the Hoysalas, the quaint town of Sakleshpur earned its name rightly as it is no less verdant than Ooty.

Distance from Bangalore: 221 km

11 Sakleshpur Attractions

7. Kudremukh, Karnataka (331 km away)

Kudremukh, Karnataka (331 km away)
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Known For : Kudremukh Trek Kudremukh National Park Hanuman Gundi Falls

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Popular and named after a mountainside that resembles a horse's face, Kudremukh is famous for its biodiversity and scenic beauty. A popular hill-station among the Bangalore crowd, Kudremukh is actually a hill range in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. Kudremukh Peak is a paradise for trekkers and naturists alike, with its mountainous paths and floral and faunal diversity.

Best Time: October to May

10 Kudremukh Attractions

8. Shimoga (Shivamogga), Karnataka (311 km away)

Shimoga (Shivamogga), Karnataka (311 km away)
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Known For : Jog Falls Dabbe Falls Kodachadri

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With nature in its full bloom, the town of Shimoga has been home to several great dynasties and kingdoms. Packed with several marvels of nature in the form of picturesque landscape, gorgeous waterfalls, mystical temples and lush green surroundings, its raw beauty will leave you absolutely enchanted. The main city of Shimoga District derives its name from the words 'Shiv-Mukha' implying 'Face of Lord Shiva'.

Distance from Bangalore: 302 km

Best Time: July to December

36 Shimoga Attractions

9. BR Hills, Karnataka (171 km away)

BR Hills, Karnataka (171 km away)
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Known For : BRT Wildlife Sanctuary Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Adventure Activities

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Around 175 kilometres away from Bangalore, BR Hills, also known as Billigiriranga Hills, is a hill range and one of the most popular road trips from Bangalore. BR hills is an abode to Billigiri Rangaaswamy Temple and BRT Wildlife sanctuary. This range of hills is a deific conjuncture for the Eastern and the Western Ghats, thus opening myriad opportunities for forest adventures and sports.

Distance from Bangalore: 168 km

Best Time: April to October

5 BR Hills Attractions

10. Anthargange, Karnataka (70 km away)

Anthargange, Karnataka (70 km away)
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Anthargange is situated in the Kolar district of Karnataka in the Shathashrunga range, about 70 km from Bangalore. The mountains at an altitude of 1712 meters from sea level with rocky boulders, small caves and dense plantations are one of the best getaways for trekking, rock climbing and cave exploration enthusiasts.

Distance from Bangalore: 67 km

Best Time: October to March

2 Anthargange Attractions

11. Madikeri, Karnataka (268 km away)

Madikeri, Karnataka (268 km away)
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Known For : Abbey Falls Talacauvery Namdroling Monastery

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Generally covered as a part of trips to Coorg, Madikeri is a hill town in Karnataka with vast coffee plantations, lush forests and misty hills, all culminating into a breathtaking view. Located in Kodagu District around 6 hours from Bengaluru, Madikeri is a perfect weekend getaway. There is no pollution, no noise to hurt your ears and the cool breeze that accompanies you throughout makes your trip memorable.

Distance from Bangalore: 268 km

Best Time: February to September

19 Madikeri Attractions

12. Shivanasamudra Falls, Karnataka (130 km away)

Shivanasamudra Falls, Karnataka (130 km away)
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Situated on the banks of river Kaveri, Shivanasamudra is primarily a hydropower project location but has gotten massive attention for its stunning waterfalls. Literally translating to 'Shiva's Sea', Shuvanasamudra is a picturesque town with rocky terrain and gushing waterfalls and is a popular tourist destination with Gaganachukki and Barachukki waterfalls being the ones you don't want to miss.

Distance from Bangalore: 125 km

Best Time: August to February

3 Shivanasamudra Attractions

13. Srirangapatna, Karnataka (126 km away)

Srirangapatna, Karnataka (126 km away)
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Known For : Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple Nimishambha Temple Dariya Daulat Bagh

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Srirangapatna is a small island town in the Cauvery river in Karnataka. Located 18 kms from Mysore, the town is an architectural masterpiece of Hoysala and Vijayanagar styles evident in its monuments. One of the most important Vaishnavite centres of pilgrimage- the Ranganathaswamy temple, is the major attraction of the town which draws thousands of tourists every year. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is one of the largest of its kind.

Distance from Bangalore: 125 km

Best Time: July to March

16 Srirangapatna Attractions

14. Hampi, Karnataka (345 km away)

Hampi, Karnataka (345 km away)
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Known For : Virupaksha Temple, Hampi Vithala Temple Lotus Palace

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Hampi, the city of ruins, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Situated in the shadowed depth of hills and valleys in the state of Karnataka, this place is a historical delight for travellers. Surrounded by 500 ancient monuments, beautiful temples, bustling street markets, bastions, treasury building and captivating remains of Vijayanagar Empire, Hampi is a backpacker's delight. Hampi is an open museum with 100+ locations to explore and a favourite way to see the city from the perspective of its history.

Distance from Bangalore: 345 km

Best Time: October to March

31 Hampi Attractions

15. Dubare, Karnataka (253 km away)

Dubare, Karnataka (253 km away)
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Known For : Dubare Elephant Camp Nisargadhama Adventure Activities

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Dubare is an untamed beauty, popular for its elephant training camp where visitors can watch, learn about and get involved in a number of activities with the elephants creating a unique, enjoyable and memorable experience. It has a hilly terrain with backwaters which are also the host of a number of activities such as trekking, fishing and rafting. Two most popular attractions are the Dubare Elephant Camp and Nisargadama. A natural island nestled by the Cauvery river, amidst forest and wildlife and a number of adventure activities, Dubare is an experience you shouldn't miss.

Distance from Bangalore: 253 km

Best Time: September to May

6 Dubare Attractions

16. Mangalore, Karnataka (352 km away)

Mangalore, Karnataka (352 km away)
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Known For : Panambur Beach Kudroli Temple St Aloysius Chapel

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Located between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats, the port city of Mangalore or Mangaluru is known for its swaying coconut palms, beautiful beaches and temple architecture. It is also an important industrial, commercial, educational and healthcare hub of the state of Karnataka.

Distance from Bangalore: 352 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

28 Mangalore Attractions

17. Kemmanagundi, Karnataka (274 km away)

Kemmanagundi, Karnataka (274 km away)
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Known For : Hebbe Falls Mullayanagiri Z Point

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A hill-station of widespread views and scents of beautiful gardens, Kemmanagundi or KR hills, is home the tallest peak of Karnataka, Mullayanagiri. These hills offer a perfect summer retreat for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. The area also has trekking, nature walks and picnics. The Royal Horticulture Society of Karnataka is located here and has some of the most beautiful gardens. The Rock garden, Z point, Hebbe falls, Kalahasti falls, Bababudan hill town and

Distance from Bangalore: 262 km

Best Time: September to May

10 Kemmanagundi Attractions

18. Belur (221 km away)

Belur (221 km away)
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Nestled on the banks of River Yagachi in Hassan District of Karnataka, the town of Belur along with its twin town of Halebid located 16 km away, houses exquisite temples reflecting the exemplary artistic taste and technique of temple builders of the yore. This small town was the capital of the mighty Hoysala empire and their engineering genius can still be witnessed in the temples that stand here today. Some of the important shrines that are housed here include Chennakesava Temple and Kappe Chennigaray, both of which are exemplary Dravidian peices of architecture.

Distance from Bangalore: 221 km

19. Shivagange, Karnataka (52 km away)

Shivagange, Karnataka (52 km away)
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Known For : Trekking in Shivagange Temples in Shivagange

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Shivagange, a hillock situated 56 km from Bangalore, is a combination of temples and scenic beauty that makes it both a pilgrimage as well as an adventure spot. From a distance, the hillock looks like a 'Shiva Linga', with a spring flowing nearby that's locally called Ganga, thereby naming it Shivaganga.

Distance from Bangalore: 29 km

Best Time: October to March

2 Shivagange Attractions

20. Hassan, Karnataka (182 km away)

Hassan, Karnataka (182 km away)
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Known For : Hoysala Temples at Mosale Shettihalli Church Bhagwan Bahubali Statue

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Known as the temple-architecture capital of Karnataka, Hassan is located 187 km from Bangalore. Hassan derives its name from the presiding deity Goddess Hassanamba which in Kanada language mean 'Smiling mother'. Hassan saw its development as a major seat of Hoysala Empire that ruled major parts of South India. An example of the ancient glory of Hassan is the Shettyhalli Church which was built in the 18th century. In Mosale, Nageshwara and Channakeshava reflect the Hoysala architecture of the 12th century.

Distance from Bangalore: 183 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

22 Hassan Attractions

21. Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary (129 km away)

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary (129 km away)
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Located in the picturesque state of Karnataka, the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary in Srirangapatna is a haven for a wide array of bird species. It is the largest bird sanctuary in the state and comprises of six small islands on the banks of the river Kaveri. The beauty that finds a place here in Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is a sight to sore eyes. The scenery of the local vegetation and landscape, coupled with the colourful variety of wildlife makes it a unique learning experience for everyone. This destination offers many activities to its tourists; the most popular ones include bird watching, boating, and some good old nature photography.

Distance from Bangalore: 129 km

22. Sringeri, Karnataka (320 km away)

Sringeri, Karnataka (320 km away)
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Known For : Sringeri Mutt Kigga Sharadamba Temple

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Commonly known as Sri Kshetra Shringeri, Sringeri is a famed hill town nestled in the Chikkamagaluru District of Karnataka. It is a pilgrimage centre, mainly known for the Sharada Peetham which was built by the great Adi Shankara in the 9th century. According to experts, Adi Shankaracharya stayed here for 12 years and preached to his disciples. Packed with numerous temples and ancient relics, Sringeri is a hub for Vedic learning and it attracts students from different parts of India.

Distance from Bangalore: 322 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

9 Sringeri Attractions

23. Kolar (65 km away)

Kolar (65 km away)
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Known For : Someshwara Temple Kotilingeshwara Temple Kolar Gold Fields

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Kolar is a city in Karnataka, around 55 km from Bengaluru. Famous for its gold mines and milk-production industry, Kolar has been an important hub of Karnataka since 350 CE. It is currently one of the largest milk producers in the world and the largest in South India. It is a historic town, once known as the sacred Avantika-Kshetra, famous for its religious temples and spots.

Distance from Bangalore: 56 km

4 Kolar Attractions

24. Mekedatu (99 km away)

Mekedatu (99 km away)

If you stay in Bangalore or are merely visiting the city and want to enjoy a picnic close to nature with your friends, Mekedatu should be on your bucket list. Situated in Kanakapura of Ramanagara district, Mekedatu is a site by a stretch of narrow, deep gorges through which the river Kaveri flows. The spot is steeped in folklore: with the name of the place meaning 'goat's leap' in Kannada and has an interesting mythical story attached with it. So, not only will you get the chance to spend time in nature, you'll be able to do so at a spot accorded great mythical significance.

Distance from Bangalore: 99 km

25. Ooty, Tamil Nadu (265 km away)

Ooty, Tamil Nadu (265 km away)
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Known For : Nilgiri Mountain Railway Ooty Lake Emerald Lake, Ooty

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The Blue Mountains have always been shrouded in mysticism, and Ooty is no exception to that. For every mountain lover, the very idea of travelling to the city known as the Queen of the Hills holds an allure like no other. Once regarded as the summer headquarters of the East India Company (and for a very good reason), Ooty, also known as Udagamandalam, is a hill station in Tamil Nadu which serves as a very popular tourist destination for anyone looking for a picturesque place to relax and unwind. Ooty is nestled amidst the Nilgiri hills at an altitude of 2,240 meters above sea level and enjoys a favourable climate all year round.

Distance from Bangalore: 265 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

43 Ooty Attractions

26. Pondicherry (308 km away)

Pondicherry (308 km away)
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Known For : Paradise Beach, Pondicherry Aurobindo Ashram Auroville

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Pondicherry, officially known as Puducherry, and commonly referred to as just Pondy, is one of the seven Union Territories of India. This former French colony is a perfect amalgamation of the traditional Indian sensibilities and French architecture, making it a dreamy escape that offers the best of both worlds.

Distance from Bangalore: 312 km

Best Time: October to March

44 Pondicherry Attractions

27. Wayanad, Kerala (271 km away)

Wayanad, Kerala (271 km away)
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Known For : Banasura Sagar Dam Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Chembra Peak

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Replete with waterfalls, historical caves, comfortable resorts and homestays, Wayanad in Kerala is famous for its spice plantations and wildlife. Walking through the sprawling spice plantations, trekking to the pre-historic caves and experiencing a resort holiday are one of the many things you can do to get a taste of Wayanad.

Distance from Bangalore: 276 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

34 Wayanad Attractions

28. Munnar, Kerala (478 km away)

Munnar, Kerala (478 km away)
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Known For : Echo Point, Munnar Photo Point Atukkad Waterfalls

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Munnar is a popular hill-station of Kerala perched at an altitude of 1600 metres in the Western Ghats. Famous for its tea estates, various shades of green, blankets of mist and craggy peaks, Munnar is aptly known as the 'Kashmir of South India'.

Distance from Bangalore: 478 km

Best Time: September to May

46 Munnar Attractions

29. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu (466km away)

Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu (466km away)
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Known For : Green Valley View (Suicide Point) Kodai Lake Bear Shola Falls

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Located in the state of Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal is one of the most famous honeymoon destinations in India. A Lakeside resort town of Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal has a beautiful climate, mist-covered manicured cliffs and waterfall that come together to create the ideal setting for a perfect getaway. Kodaikanal means 'the gift of the forests'.

Distance from Bangalore: 465 km

Best Time: September to May

35 Kodaikanal Attractions

30. Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh (251 km away)

Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh (251 km away)
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Known For : Sri Venkateswara Temple Akasaganga Teertham Silathoranam

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Situated in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati is known for Lord Venkateshwara Temple, one of the most visited pilgrimage centres in the country. Tirumala is one of the seven hills in Tirupati, where the main temple is located. The temple is believed to be placed where Lord Venkateshwara took the form of an idol and is hence. Home to the diety Govinda, Tirupati is one of the oldest cities of India and finds mention in plenty of ancient Vedas and Puranas.

Distance from Bangalore: 251 km

Best Time: September to March

40 Tirupati Attractions

31. Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (365 km away)

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (365 km away)
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Known For : Vydehi Falls Adiyogi Shiva Statue Kovai Kondattam

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One of the largest cities of Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore is a major hub for industry, textiles, and manufacturing, and is also the gateway to several other tourist destinations in South India. However, there is a lot more to Coimbatore than just that. From ancient temples to classy new buildings, from breathtaking mountains to jaw-dropping waterfalls, from a mouth-watering cuisine to pleasant weather all year round, Coimbatore has everything you could possibly need to make for a perfect holiday experience.

Distance from Bangalore: 365 km

Best Time: September to March

27 Coimbatore Attractions

32. Pulicat (392 km away)

Pulicat (392 km away)
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Known For : Pulicat Lake

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Pulicat or Pazhaverkadu is a seashore town in Tamil Nadu, known for its colonial history. The main attractions here are the Pulicat Lake, being the second biggest brackish water body in India and the Pulicat Bird Sanctuary. The small town still showcases the Dutch aesthetic in its churches, old buildings and tombs. An important seaport and commercial hub, Pulicat has contributed to the economy of Tamil Nadu immensely over the centuries.

Distance from Bangalore: 392 km

1 Pulicat Attractions

33. Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh (154 km away)

Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh (154 km away)
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Known For : Chaitanya Jyoti Museum Sathya Sai Ashram Wish Fullfilling Tree

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The holy abode of the legendary figure, Sathya Sai Baba, Puttaparthi is a town which takes you back to the days of ashrams and the ways of living in those times with an equal influence of the present.

A tiny town in Andhra Pradesh, Puttaparthi has gained global fame as a centre of religious brilliance. It is a town which offers modern approaches of religion, settlements and even urbanization, being a unique village with urban facilities.

Distance from Bangalore: 153 km

Best Time: September to February

13 Puttaparthi Attractions

34. Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala (240 km away)

Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala (240 km away)
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Known to be the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Wayanad, the area is home to a large variety of wild animals. This sanctuary is a part of the Nilgiri Bioreserve along with Nagarhole and Bandipur area of Karnataka. Promising an endearing view with plenty of experiences, the sanctuary has been declared a Project Elephant site. You can spot these animals roaming around freely if you drive along the road. Being a dense forest situated amidst the hills of western ghats, the kind of animals you can spot here would include Indian Bison, tigers, elephants, and deer, Panthers, jungle cats, civet cats, monkey, wild dogs and bears. With the natural landscape and the wildlife it harbous, the sanctuary attracts photographers and wildlife enthusiats.

Distance from Bangalore: 240 km

Best Time: October to May

35. Bellikkal, Tamil Nadu (258 km away)

Bellikkal, Tamil Nadu (258 km away)
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Bellikkal is one of those places where you can completely relax, without having to worry about a 'to-do' list for your vacations and yet experience mountains that will steal your breath away. Instead of having a hundred places to offer, it will take you by its beauty, calmness and serenity.

Distance from Bangalore: 258 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

36. Bodinayakkanur (464 km away)

Bodinayakkanur (464 km away)
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Bodinayakkanur is a town in Theni famous for its scenic beauty. Despite being a Tamil town, the elevation of 1,158 ft. makes for pleasant weather throughout the year. While cash crops grow here in plenty, it also boasts of spice plantations and is known as the Cardamom capital of India. Lush forests in steep-cut rocky mountains are picturesque beyond compare. Many Tamil films have also been shot here. Former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru called Bodinayakkanur 'South Kashmir'.

Distance from Bangalore: 392 km

37. Jog Falls, Karnataka (418 km away)

Jog Falls, Karnataka (418 km away)
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The second-highest plunge waterfall in India, Jog Falls is a major tourist attraction in Karnataka and is the highest waterfall in the state. Second, to the Nohkalikai Falls of Meghalaya, Jog falls drops about a huge 253 m (850 ft. ) in a single fall. However, due to the construction of Linganamakki Dam which is a hydroelectricity plant closeby, the flow in the falls is hugely restricted before monsoons. So, it is best to go during the Monsoon season to see the falls in its full form.

Distance from Bangalore: 403 km

Best Time: July to December

9 Jog Falls Attractions

38. Palakkad, Kerala (414 km away)

Palakkad, Kerala (414 km away)
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Known For : Parambikulam Tiger Reserve Silent Valley National Park Palakkad Fort

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The quaint town of Palakkad in central Kerala boasts of picturesque landscape, tranquil scenery and clear backwaters. Also known as Palghat, Pallakad is located near a wide low pass in the Western Ghats mountain ranges. Palakkad is the land of Palmyras and Paddy Fields and is famous as the chief granary of Kerala.

Distance from Bangalore: 413 km

Best Time: July to March

28 Palakkad Attractions

39. Talakadu (131 km away)

Talakadu (131 km away)
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Nestled on the banks of River Kaveri, the town of Talakadu in Karnataka is a mystic place submerged in the sand of extremely fine quality. Steeped with rich past and heritage, it is famous for its Vaidyanatheshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The place derives its name from two local chieftains Tala and Kada and thus is called Talakadu. Situated only 3 hours drive from Bangalore, this is an ideal place for history buffs and for the devotees of Lord Shiva.  With a rich past and heritage, the town is also quite famous among the devotees who come here for a special worship.

Distance from Bangalore: 131 km

40. Horsley Hills

Horsley Hills
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Located near the southwestern border between Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, Horsley Hills refers to a hill station that is the perfect amalgam of the charms of Andhra Pradesh and the beauty of the hills. It is thus often called, the Ooty of Andhra. This natural marvel is situated at an astonishing height of 4312 metres and is well-known for its breathtaking landscapes.

Distance from Bangalore: 143 km

41. Koli Hills (259 km away)

Koli Hills (259 km away)
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With an ominous name which means ‘Mountain of Death’, Koli Hills are a mountain range located in the Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu. It is relatively untouched by commercial tourism and therefore has retained most of its natural magnificence.

Distance from Bangalore: 288 km

42. Malampuzha, Kerala (414 km away)

Malampuzha, Kerala (414 km away)
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Known For : Thread Garden, Malampuzha Udan Khatola Malampuzha Dam

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Malampuzha in Palakkad district a place with rich lush green vegetation popular for its scenic beauty as well as the dams and exotic wildlife that it offers as tourist attractions.

Distance from Bangalore: 423 km

Best Time: August to April

8 Malampuzha Attractions

43. Valparai (464 km away)

Valparai (464 km away)
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Situated at 1500m above sea level in the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu, Valparai is an offbeat yet tranquil hill station in the Anamalai Hills. Its alluring picturesque sights entice tourists from all over the country making it one of the sought-after destinations in the south of Western Ghats.

Distance from Bangalore: 458 km

44. Horanadu, Karnataka (316 km away)

Horanadu, Karnataka (316 km away)
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Known For : Annapoorneshwari Temple Kalaseshwara Temple

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Known for the revered Annapoorneeshwari Temple, Horanadu is a holy Hindu town located in Malnad, Karnataka. Carpeted with green paddy fields and accompanied by a hilly backdrop, this region lies at an altitude of 2726 feet. With pristine natural beauty, Horanadu is also famous for its extensive collection of dry fruits, cashew nuts and almonds along with tea, coffee and spice markets. All this can be bought here at much cheaper rates than in the cities.

Distance from Bangalore: 316 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

2 Horanadu Attractions

45. Anaimalai Hills (469 km away)

Anaimalai Hills (469 km away)
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Anaimalai Hills or Anamala Hills are a range of mountains that form the southern border of the Western Ghats, through Tamil Nadu and Kerala. While they are famous for the highest peak in South India, the lower slopes boast of expansive tea & coffee plantations. Rosewood, Sandalwood, Teak and Sago Palms form dense monsoon forests in this region. It is a popular trekking destination in South India - a wispy escape from tropical heat.

Distance from Bangalore: 469 km

46. Velliangiri Hills (404 km away)

Velliangiri Hills (404 km away)
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The Velliangiri Hills or 'Sapthagiri' are located in Tamil Nadu at the border of the Coimbatore District and Palakkad District, Kerala. Part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, the Sapthagiri or Seven Hills are a scenic, sacred adventure that commemorate Lord Shiva and Vishnu amidst nature and wildlife. River Noyyal originates from here and is a major tributary of River Kaveri. At the highest point of these hills, Shiva is worshipped as Swayambhu - The Self Manifesting God.

Distance from Bangalore: 404 km

47. Doddabetta Peak (273 km away)

Doddabetta Peak (273 km away)
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Dodabetta, literally translating to mean - Big Peak, is located approximately 10 km away from Ooty. It towers to a staggering height of 8650 feet or 2,623 meters above the sea level and is the highest peak in the Nilgiri Hills. A treat to the eyes, this picturesque land is indeed a great sightseeing place. Dodabetta is one of the most preferred places to visit in Ooty and is also a popular trekking destination. The summit offers an astounding view of the nearby areas which are covered with dense forests and, on clear days, one can see as far as Mysore.

Distance from Bangalore: 273 km

48. Kolukkumalai (513 km away)

Kolukkumalai (513 km away)
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Known For : Kolukkumalai Tea Estate

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Kolukkumalai is a small village in the Theni District of Tamil Nadu, on the border of Idukki District, Kerala. At 7,000 ft above sea level, it is home to the highest tea plantations in the world. The natural beauty here is intoxicating, promising a beautiful sunrise overlooking the Palani hills. The aromatic breeze in this hill-station is unique and fresh, causing the tea in the Kolukkumalai Tea Estate to be special, and guests to feel special.

Distance from Bangalore: 513 km

1 Kolukkumalai Attractions

49. Gandikota (283 km away)

Gandikota (283 km away)
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Endearingly known as the ?Grand Canyon of India?, Gandikota is a twee village in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh. Flanked by River Pennar on the right side, the village is popular for the spectacular gorges formed by the river cutting through Erramala Hills. The narrow valleys with streams running between them and the steep rocky walls to give them company remind one of the renowned Grand Canyon in Arizona. It required a walk of almost a kilometre from the main gate to reach the boulder from where you can observe the mesmerising view from the viewpoint near the fort.

Distance from Bangalore: 282 km

50. Hogenakkal, Tamil Nadu (128 km away)

Hogenakkal, Tamil Nadu (128 km away)
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Known For : Hogenakkal Falls Mettur Dam Melagiri Hills

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Hogenakkal is a waterfall located in Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu where the Kaveri river splits into multiple streams of waterfalls. Located at a distance of 180 km from Bangalore, Hogenakkal has water throughout the year. The carbonite rocks, the coracle (basket boat) rides, freshwater fish, oil massages by locals make it a perfect one day trip or a weekend getaway from Bangalore.

Distance from Bangalore: 128 km

Best Time: October to March

9 Hogenakkal Attractions

51. Udupi, Karnataka (403 km away)

Udupi, Karnataka (403 km away)
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Known For : St. Mary's Island Krishna Temple Malpe Beach

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Udupi is a coastal town in Karnataka, most famous for its vegetarian cuisine and South Indian restaurants all over the country. With beautifully carved ancient temples, laidback beaches and unexplored forests, Udupi is also the place where the educational hub of Manipal is located. Situated 60 km from Mangalore, Udupi is famous for its temple culture.

Distance from Bangalore: 404 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

20 Udupi Attractions

52. Kukke Subramanya, Karnataka (281 km away)

Kukke Subramanya, Karnataka (281 km away)
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Known For : Kukke Subramanya Temple Sringeri Mutt Kumara Parvatha Trek

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Known for the Kukke Subramanya temple with Subramanya, lord of all serpents as the deity, Kukke Subramanya is a village with beautiful landscapes all around. Placed on the banks of the river Kumaradhara, this village is a pleasant mix of natural beauty and religious sanctity. It is most well known for its religious attractions, with quite a few temples in the area. It is also a tourist spot owing to the lush green forests, rivers and the mountains that surround these temples.

Distance from Bangalore: 275 km

Best Time: July to March

10 Subramanya Attractions

53. Tholpetty, Kerala (232 km away)

Tholpetty, Kerala (232 km away)
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Known For : Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary Papanashini

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Replete with natural forest and wildlife reserves, Tholpetty is a part of Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary. Around 20 kilometres away from Mananthavady, this region is known for its abundant flora and fauna. It is the home to several species of wild animals and birds including leopards, bear, monkeys, elephants, tigers, langurs and more. The night safari is one of the main highlights of Tholpetty. It offers ample opportunities to the visitors to spot the wild creatures in their natural habitat.

Distance from Bangalore: 232 km

Best Time: October to March

5 Tholpetty Attractions

54. Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh (288 km away)

Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh (288 km away)
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Known For : Srikalahasteeswara Temple Veyilingala Kona Waterfall Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple

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Located in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, the holy city of Srikalahasti is a popular tourist destination due to its famous Srikalahasti temple. It is one of the most important Shiva temples of South India built during the ancient Pallava dynasty. With vibrant yesteryear, this place has showcased its potential to allure the visitors with its extravagant shrines and pristine beauty.

Distance from Bangalore: 288 km

Best Time: July to March

9 Srikalahasti Attractions

55. Thrissur, Kerala (474 km away)

Thrissur, Kerala (474 km away)
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Known For : Athirapally Falls Charpa Falls Vadakummnathan temple

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Officially known as the cultural capital of Kerala, Thrissur is famous for fostering classical Keralan performing arts, religious sites and the renowned  Thrissur Pooram festival, Onam festival and Vadakkumnathan Temple.

Distance from Bangalore: 474 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

41 Thrissur Attractions

56. Malappuram, Kerala (333 km away)

Malappuram, Kerala (333 km away)
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Known For : Bharathapuzha River Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary Keraladeshpuram Temple

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Enclosed by the Nilgiris in the east and the Arabian Sea on the west, Malappuram is a prominent district in Kerala which is commonly known as "the land on the hilltop."

Distance from Bangalore: 334 km

Best Time: July to March

21 Malappuram Attractions

57. Yercaud, Tamil Nadu (230 km away)

Yercaud, Tamil Nadu (230 km away)
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Known For : Killiyur Falls Lady's Seat Bear's Cave

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Nestled in the Shivaroy Hills of Tamil Nadu, Yercaud is a tranquil hill station in the Eastern Ghats steeped in abundant greenery. Commonly called ?Ooty of the Poor?, this region has a history dating back to the time of the British. Located at an altitude of 4970 feet, Yercaud is known for its vast expanses of coffee plantations. A paradise for nature lovers, this quaint town is an ideal place to experience nature at its enchanting best.

Distance from Bangalore: 230 km

Best Time: October to June

20 Yercaud Attractions

58. Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh (358 km away)

Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh (358 km away)
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Known For : Yaganti Belum Caves Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary

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A place of much historical value with beautiful surrounding areas, Kurnool, is a small town in Andhra Pradesh where much of history left its imprints. The city also is known as The Gateway of Rayalaseema.

Distance from Bangalore: 358 km

Best Time: December to February

30 Kurnool Attractions

59. Coonoor, Tamil Nadu (285 km away)

Coonoor, Tamil Nadu (285 km away)
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Known For : Sim's Park Dolphin's Nose Ketti Valley

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One of the most beautiful and serene hill stations you will come across in the country, Coonoor is the second largest hill station in the wonderful Nilgiri Hills of the Western Ghats. It is situated at an altitude of 1930 meters and just 19 km from Ooty.

Distance from Bangalore: 284 km

Best Time: October to March

17 Coonoor Attractions

60. Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Kerala (555 km away)

Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Kerala (555 km away)
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Known For : Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary Bhoothathankettu Dam

Located near Kothamangalam in Ernakulam on the northern bank of Periyar River, Thattekad Bird Sanctuary is famous for its rich and varied birdlife. It is the first Bird Sanctuary in Kerala that was surveyed by Dr Salim Ali (the birdman of India), who also called it the richest habitat he has ever seen. This sanctuary came to light in the year 1983 on basis of recommendations made by this famous ornithologist.

Distance from Bangalore: 555 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

2 Thattekad Attractions

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