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Here are the top 60 weekend getaways from Bangalore

1. Ooty, Tamil Nadu

4.1

30 photos

284 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 13 - 16 ° C

Known For : Nilgiri Mountain Railway | Ooty Lake | Ooty Rose Garden

Ooty, the queen of hill stations and the capital of Nilgiris district, is one of the most popular tourist destination, especially as a honeymoon destination.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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2. Coorg, Karnataka

4.2

31 photos

267 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 18 - 21 ° C

Known For : Abbey Falls | Talacauvery | Golden Temple (Namdroling Monastery)

Located amidst imposing mountains with a perpetually misty landscape, Coorg is the place to be for all nature lovers, an affluent hill station in Karnataka.

Best Time : October to March

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3. Pondicherry

4.0

29 photos

379 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 23 - 32 ° C

Known For : Paradise Beach, Pondicherry | Aurobindo Ashram | Seaside Promenade

Puducherry was the largest French colony in India and the French influence on the city can still be seen.

Best Time : October to March

View packages starting from ₹ 6,768

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4. Mysore, Karnataka

4.0

35 photos

143 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 20 - 24 ° C

Known For : Mysore Palace | Somanathapura Temple | Brindavan Gardens

The third largest city in Karnataka, Mysore has a royal history, a rich and regal heritage and an important center of art and culture.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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5. Wayanad, Kerala

4.3

71 photos

273 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 20 - 23 ° C

Known For : Banasura Dam | Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary | Edakkal Caves

Replete with enchanting waterfalls, historical caves, comfortable resorts and home stays, this popular town is famous for its spice plantations and wildlife.

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 33 Wayanad Attractions

6. Munnar, Kerala

4.5

38 photos

477 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 15 - 17 ° C

Known For : Atukkad Waterfalls | Echo Point, Munnar | Pothamedu View Point

Situated on the banks of three rivers- Madupetti, Nallathanni and Periavaru, Munnar is an idyllic hill station, famous for its tea estates, exotic scenery, abundance of flora and fauna and craggy peaks.

Best Time : September to May

View packages starting from ₹ 4,498

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7. Bheemeshwari, Karnataka

3.2

18 photos

9 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 29 ° C

Known For : Cauvery Fishing Camp | Doddamakkali Nature Camp | Boat Rides in Bheemeshwari

This small town near Bangalore city is a perfect getaway for a nature lover and in its seclusion is a good break from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Best Time : Throughout the year

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,500

Read More 8 Bheemeshwari Attractions

8. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

4.4

25 photos

465 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 15 - 17 ° C

Known For : Green Valley View (Suicide Point) | Kodai Lake | Bear Shola Falls

Kodaikanal is the most sought after honeymoon destination in South India because of its scenic beauty and it has the attribute to leave any nature lover mesmerized by its charisma.

Best Time : September to May

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9. Shivagange, Karnataka

3.3

13 photos

52 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 21 - 25 ° C

Known For : Trekking in Shivagange | Temples in Shivagange

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.

Best Time : October to March

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10. Kudremukh, Karnataka

4.2

33 photos

331 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 16 - 19 ° C

Known For : Kudremukh Peak Trek | Kudremukh National Park | Hanuman Gundi Falls

With the promise of a picturesque view of a mountain in the shape of a horse face, Kudremukh is famous for its biodiversity and scenic beauty.

Best Time : October to May

View hotels starting from ₹ 2,000

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11. Chikmagalur, Karnataka

3.8

15 photos

243 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 24 ° C

Known For : Mullayanagiri | Kudremukh National Park | Baba Budangiri

The coffee land of Karnataka, Chikmagalur is famous for its beautiful hills and views, along with its aromatic coffee.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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12. Shivanasamundram Falls, Karnataka

3.8

19 photos

128 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 21 - 27 ° C

Known For : Activities near Shivanasamundram Waterfall | Barachukki and Gaganachukki Falls | Shopping in Shivanasamundram

Situated on the banks of river Kaveri, Shivanasamundram is essentially a hydropower project location but is more commonly known for its waterfalls.

Best Time : August to February

View hotels starting from ₹ 999

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13. Kabini, Karnataka

3.5

15 photos

153 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 20 - 25 ° C

Known For : Jungle Safari, Kabini | Elephant Safari | Boating in Kabini

Once a private hunting are for the British, this famous wildlife destination has a rich variety of flora and fauna making it a gorgeous tourist spot.

Best Time : Throughout the year

View hotels starting from ₹ 2,500

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14. Srirangapatna, Karnataka

3.2

23 photos

124 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 20 - 26 ° C

Known For : Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary | Gumbaz | Balmuri Falls

Located near Mysore, Srirangapatna is a religious city with cultural and historic importance, famous for its Ranganatha temple.

Best Time : July to March

View hotels starting from ₹ 899

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15. Dubare, Karnataka

3.8

14 photos

253 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 22 ° C

Known For : Nisargadhama | Dubare Elephant Camp | Activities

Famous for its elephant camp, this lush green forest area is famous for its sheer untamed beauty.

Best Time : September to May

View hotels starting from ₹ 499

Read More 6 Dubare Attractions

16. Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh

4.4

22 photos

250 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 24 - 32 ° C

Known For : Sri Venkateswara Temple | Akasaganga Teertham | Silathoranam

The holy town of Tirupati is one amongst the 8 most sacred places of Lord Mahavishnu and is highly revered, glorified and worshiped.

Best Time : September to March

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17. Madikeri, Karnataka

4.0

18 photos

268 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 18 - 20 ° C

Known For : Abbey Falls | Talacauvery | Namdroling Monastery

Generally covered as a part of trips to Coorg, Madikeri is a quaint hill town in Karnataka with vast coffee plantations, lush forests and misty hills, all culminating into a breathtaking view.

Best Time : February to September

Read More 19 Madikeri Attractions

18. Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

3.4

23 photos

365 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 25 ° C

Known For : Kovai Kondattam | Marudhamalai Hill Temple | Perur Pateeswarar Temple

Often termed as ‘Manchester of South India’, the city is photographically situated on the banks of River Noyyal and has an array of natural attractions.

Best Time : September to March

Read More 26 Coimbatore Attractions

19. BR Hills, Karnataka

3.3

20 photos

196 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 18 - 23 ° C

Known For : BRT Wildlife Sanctuary | Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple | Activities

The Biligiriranga hills, or the BR Hill as they are better known, provide for a picturesque tourist spot with a wonderful floral diversity and a vast variety of fauna as well.

Best Time : April to October

Read More 5 BR Hills Attractions

20. Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh

3.4

14 photos

154 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 28 ° C

Known For : Chaitanya Jyoti Museum | Sathya Sai Ashram | Wish Fullfilling Tree

The holy abode of the apocryphal figure, Saythya Sai Baba, Puttaparthi is a town which takes you back to the days of ashrams and the ways of living in those times.

Best Time : September to February

Read More 13 Puttaparthi Attractions

21. Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala

3.8

12 photos

462 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 22 ° C

Located in Wayanad, the Muthanga is a UNESCO marked heritage, home to various species of animals, birds and plants and famous for its safaris.

Best Time : October to May

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22. Bellikkal, Tamil Nadu

3.8

318 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 15 - 21 ° C

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.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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23. Hassan, Karnataka

3.4

25 photos

183 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 24 ° C

Known For : Hoysala Temples at Mosale | Shettyhalli Church | Gorur Dam

Hassan is located 187kms from Bangalore, lying in the Malnad and Maidan districts of Karnataka and is often referred to as the temple -architecture capital of Karnataka.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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24. Kemmanagundi, Karnataka

3.5

82 photos

279 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 20 - 24 ° C

Known For : Hebbe Falls | Mullayanagiri | Z Point

This hill station is a perfect summer retreat for those looking for a spectacular time amongst the beauty of nature.

Best Time : September to May

View hotels starting from ₹ 2,500

Read More 10 Kemmanagundi Attractions

25. Hampi, Karnataka

4.6

103 photos

344 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 29 ° C

Known For : Virupaksha Temple, Hampi | Vithala Temple | Lotus Palace

Hampi, the city of ruins is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, owing to the ancient temples, forts, palaces and other monuments here.

Best Time : October to March

Read More 31 Hampi Attractions

26. Shimoga (Shivamogga), Karnataka

3.3

15 photos

310 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 21 - 26 ° C

Known For : Dabbe Falls | Kodachadri | Jog Falls | Agumbe

With nature in its full bloom, the town of Shimoga has been a home to several great dynasties and kingdoms.

Best Time : July to December

View hotels starting from ₹ 675

Read More 31 Shimoga (Shivamogga) Attractions

27. Mangalore, Karnataka

3.7

16 photos

373 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 23 - 27 ° C

Known For : Panambur Beach | St Aloysius Chapel | Kudroli Gokarnath Temple

The port city of Mangalore is well known for its tall swaying coconut palms, temples and pristine beaches.

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 27 Mangalore Attractions

28. Jog Falls, Karnataka

3.9

18 photos

412 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 21 - 26 ° C

Known For : Jog Falls | Water Sports in Jog Falls

The highest waterfall of India, these magnificent falls are a major tourist attraction in Karnataka, the spellbinding view of which gives everyone a memorable experience.

Best Time : July to December

Read More 9 Jog Falls Attractions

29. Palakkad, Kerala

3.6

15 photos

413 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 25 ° C

Known For : Parambikulam Tiger Reserve | Silent Valley National Park | Palakkad Fort

Located near a wide low pass in the Western Ghats mountain ranges, Pallakad is the land of Palmyras and Paddy Fields and is famous as the chief granary of Kerala.

Best Time : July to March

Read More 24 Palakkad Attractions

30. Belur

4.2

19 photos

188 kms from Bangalore

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 might...

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31. Talakadu

4.2

16 photos

106 kms from Bangalore

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 ...

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32. Horsley Hills

4.1

115 kms from Bangalore

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 he...

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33. Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

4.1

15 photos

119 kms from Bangalore

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 Ranga...

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34. Koli Hills

4.0

200 kms from Bangalore

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.

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35. Malampuzha, Kerala

3.2

14 photos

414 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 25 ° C

Known For : Thread Garden, Malampuzha | Udan Khatola | Malampuzha Dam

Malampuzha in Palakkad district is famous for its dam and dense green forest, and foliage.

Best Time : August to April

Read More 8 Malampuzha Attractions

36. Horanadu, Karnataka

3.9

10 photos

317 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 20 - 24 ° C

Known For : Annapoorneeshwari Temple | Kalaseeshwara Temple

Horanadu is a quaint little village boasting of pristine nature in and around. It is most famous for the Goddess Annapoorneeshwari Temple and its beautiful sights.

Best Time : Throughout the year

View hotels starting from ₹ 941

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37. Doddabetta Peak

3.5

198 kms from Bangalore

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...

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38. Sringeri, Karnataka

3.5

18 photos

330 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 20 - 25 ° C

Known For : Kigga | Sarada Temple | Sringeri Mutt

Known for numerous historical temples, Sringeri is a town on the banks of river Tunga in the Chikmagalur village.

Best Time : Throughout the year

View hotels starting from ₹ 4,000

Read More 9 Sringeri Attractions

39. Gandikota

3.8

218 kms from Bangalore

Located 1.5 hours away from Belum Caves, the highlight of the village of Gandikota are the ruins of Gandikota Fort which was built in the 13th Century. The sturdy fort is flanked by the Pennar gorges on both sides and is protected by a majestic 5-mile wall. 

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40. Hogenakkal, Tamil Nadu

3.6

10 photos

152 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 23 - 31 ° C

Known For : Hogenakkal Falls | Mettur Dam | Melagiri Hills

Hogenakkal is the small village that is known because of Kaveri river that splits into multiple streams of waterfalls over here, making it arguably the most heavenly place in the state.

Best Time : October to March

View packages starting from ₹ 3,000

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41. Udupi, Karnataka

3.4

15 photos

399 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 23 - 27 ° C

Known For : St. Mary's Island | Krishna Temple | Malpe Beach

Most famous for its South Indian restaurants all over the country, Udupi is a coastal town with carefully carved temples, architecturally splendid buildings, laidback beaches and unexplored forests.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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42. Kukke Subramanya, Karnataka

4.0

8 photos

270 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 25 ° C

Known For : Sringeri Mutt | Kumara Parvatha Trek | Kukke Subramanya Temple

Known for the Subramanya temple with Subramanya, lord of all serpents as the deity, Kukke Subramanya is a village with beautiful landscapes all around.

Best Time : July to March

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43. Tholpetty, Kerala

3.3

13 photos

232 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 22 ° C

Known For : Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary | Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary | Papanashini

Replete with natural forest and wildlife reserves, Tholpetty is part of the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and covers the Nilgiri forest Reserve.

Best Time : October to March

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44. Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh

3.5

11 photos

286 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 25 - 32 ° C

Known For : Srikalahasteeswara Temple | Veyilingala Kona Waterfall | Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple

Overflowing with a rich and vivacious yesteryears, this place has showcased its potential to allure the visitors with its extravagant shrines and pristine beauty.

Best Time : July to March

View hotels starting from ₹ 550

Read More 9 Srikalahasti Attractions

45. Thrissur, Kerala

3.6

44 photos

474 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 25 ° C

Known For : Athirapally Falls | Charpa Falls | Vadakummnathan temple

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

Best Time : Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 9,541

Read More 41 Thrissur Attractions

46. Malappuram, Kerala

3.4

22 photos

351 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 26 ° C

Known For : Bharathapuzha River | Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary | Keraladeshpuram Temple

Located on NH213, 50 kms southeast of Kozhikode and being a one-time headquarters of British troops, this hill-top town is replete with colonial history.

Best Time : July to March

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47. Yercaud, Tamil Nadu

3.6

28 photos

221 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 17 - 22 ° C

Known For : Killiyur Falls | Emerald Lake, Yercaud | Bear's Cave

Nestled in the Eastern Ghats, Yercaud is a hill station called poor man's Ooty with abundant forests, vast coffee plantations and some unique species of flora and fauna resulting in gorgeous views.

Best Time : October to June

View hotels starting from ₹ 800

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48. Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

4.0

10 photos

360 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 23 - 29 ° C

Known For : Belum Caves | Yaganti | Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary

A town of much historical value with beautiful surrounding areas, Kurnool adjures as the sole witness of an era long gone.

Best Time : December to February

View hotels starting from ₹ 999

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49. Anthargange, Karnataka

3.7

12 photos

376 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 25 ° C

Known For : Cave Exploration | Trekking in Anthargange

Anthargange at an altitude of 1712 meters from sea level with its rocky boulders, small caves and dense plantation forest are one of the best getaways for trekking, rock climbing and cave exploration enthusiasts.

Best Time : October to March

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50. Coonoor, Tamil Nadu

3.8

303 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 15 - 20 ° C

Known For : Law's Falls | Sim's Park | Lamb's Rock

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.

Best Time : October to March

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51. Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Kerala

3.8

13 photos

462 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 26 ° C

Known For : Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary | Bhoothathankettu Dam

Located near Kothamangalam in Ernakulam on the northern bank of the Periyar River, this bird sanctuary is also called Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and is famous for its rich and varied birdlife.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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52. Bandipur National Park, Karnataka

3.9

29 photos

235 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 18 - 23 ° C

Known For : Gopalaswamy Betta

Established as a tiger reserve in the year 1974, Bandipur National Park is well known for its breathtaking natural beauty.

Best Time : October to May

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53. Nagarhole, Karnataka

3.9

37 photos

219 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 22 ° C

Known For : Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary | Nagarhole National Park | Kutta

Green is one word to describe Nagarhole, which is host to Nagarhole national park, celebrated as one of the best wildlife parks and Bandipur bird sanctuary.

Best Time : October to May

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54. Savandurga, Karnataka

3.4

50 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 23 ° C

Known For : Trekking in Savandurga | Corporate Excursion | Rock-climbing

Situated 60 kms to the west of Bangalore, Savandurga, considered to be one of the largest single rock formation in the whole of Asia.

Best Time : November to May

View hotels starting from ₹ 3,000

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55. Halebidu, Karnataka

3.6

13 photos

215 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 24 ° C

Known For : Belur | Hoysaleswara Temple | Yagachi Dam

Famous for its exhibits of Hoysala architecture, Halebidu is a ruined city with a glorious past with a strikingly beautiful collection of temples, shrines and sculptures.

Best Time : October to March

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,300

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56. Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu

3.6

11 photos

158 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 26 ° C

Known For : Yelagiri Adventure Camp | Jalagamparai Falls | Nature park

Yelagiri is small hill station, in the Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. If your looking for a hill station out of the ordinary, then you need to make your way to Tamil Nadu!

Best Time : November to February

View hotels starting from ₹ 876

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57. Mudumalai National Park, Tamil Nadu

3.5

12 photos

245 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 22 ° C

Known For : Madumalai National Park | The Jungle Safari | Theppakadu Elephant Camp

Placed on the Nilgiri hills, Mudumalai is largely popular because of its national park which has some exotic varieties of flora and fauna and the scenic landscapes.

Best Time : December to June

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58. Tranquebar, Tamil Nadu

3.4

7 photos

439 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 24 - 31 ° C

Known For : Fort Dansborg | The town gate | The Zion Church

Forgotten to be touched by time, and still known for its tranquility, is Tharagambadi, otherwise known as Tranquebar- The land of the singing waves.

Best Time : August to February

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59. Chennai, Tamil Nadu

3.5

62 photos

347 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 24 - 31 ° C

Known For : Marina Beach | Breezy Beach | MGR Film City

The fourth largest city of India, Chennai is convoluted with temples, churches and beaches. The roads are always bustling with activity and the nightlife is as every youth dreams of.

Best Time : October to March

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