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60 tourist places near Bangalore found

Here are the top 60 weekend getaways from Bangalore

1. Mysore, Karnataka

4.0

160 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 18 - 27 ° C

Known For : Mysore Palace | Somanathapura Temple | Mysore Zoo

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

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2. Coorg, Karnataka

4.2

271 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 17 - 24 ° C

Known For : Abbey Falls | Talacauvery | Nagarhole National Park

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.

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3. Ooty, Tamil Nadu

4.1

252 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 14 - 21 ° C

Known For : Nilgiri Mountain Railway | Ooty Lake | Ooty Botanical Gardens

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.

Read More 33 Ooty Attractions

4. Pondicherry

4.0

336 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 24 - 31 ° C

Known For : Paradise Beach | Auroville Ashram | Water Sports in Pondicherry

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

Read More 34 Pondicherry Attractions

5. Munnar, Kerala

4.5

429 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 16 - 20 ° C

Known For : Rose Garden | Echo Point | Elephant Arrival Spot

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.

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6. Bheemeshwari, Karnataka

2.8

95 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 20 - 30 ° C

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

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.

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Read More 8 Bheemeshwari Attractions

7. Wayanad, Kerala

4.2

278 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 27 ° C

Known For : Banasura Dam | Pookot Lake | Chembra Peak

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

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8. Chikballapur, Karnataka

2.9

85 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 27 ° C

Known For : Vivekanand Falls | The Ranganatha Swamy temple | Kaivara

Located about 57km from Bangalore, Chikballapur is a place close to Nandi Hills, Vivekanand falls and many other small small attractions making it a good one day getaway from Bangalore.

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9. Gokarna, Karnataka

4.4

494 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 23 - 29 ° C

Known For : Om Beach | Mahabaleshwara Temple | Water Sports in Gokarna

With its pristine beaches and breathtaking landscapes, Gokarna is a Hindu pilgrimage town.

Read More 15 Gokarna Attractions

10. Kudremukh, Karnataka

4.5

329 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 15 - 21 ° C

Known For : Kudremukh Peak Trek | Kudremukh National Park | Trekking

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.

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11. Srirangapatna, Karnataka

3.6

144 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 27 ° C

Known For : Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary | Balmuri Falls | Sangam

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

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12. Kabini, Karnataka

4.0

171 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 28 ° C

Known For : Jungle Safari | Elephant Safari | Boating

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.

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13. Shivanasamundram Falls, Karnataka

3.6

111 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 28 ° C

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

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

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14. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

4.4

393 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 14 - 22 ° C

Known For : Kodai Lake | Green Valley View (Suicide Point) | Pillar Rocks

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.

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15. BR Hills, Karnataka

3.6

151 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 17 - 24 ° C

Known For : BRT Wildlife Sanctuary | Activities | Dodda Sampige Mara

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.

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16. Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh

5.0

172 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 21 - 30 ° C

Known For : Sathya Sai Ashram | Chaitanya Jyoti Museum | 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.

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17. Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

3.3

290 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 21 - 31 ° C

Known For : Marudhamalai Hill Temple | Kovai Kondattam | Vydehi Falls

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.

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18. Kemmanagundi, Karnataka

3.5

265 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 18 - 25 ° C

Known For : Hebbe Falls | Z Point | Shiva Temple

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

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19. Jog Falls, Karnataka

4.3

417 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 20 - 28 ° C

Known For : Jog Falls | Dabbe Falls | Water Sports

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.

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20. 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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21. 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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22. Madikeri, Karnataka

4.1

269 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 17 - 22 ° C

Known For : Trekking | Chingara Falls | 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.

Read More 15 Madikeri Attractions

23. Kochi, Kerala

4.0

467 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 24 - 28 ° C

Known For : Willingdon Island | Chinese Fishing Nets | Fort Kochi

Situated on beach-side, Kochi is a bustling commercial port with a trading history that dates back to at least 600 years, and is till today the financial capital of Kerala.

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24. Thekkady, Kerala

3.9

477 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 25 ° C

Known For : Periyar National Park | Periyar Tiger Trail | Bamboo Rafting

Home to the country's largest Tiger Reserve- Periyar, Thekkady is a great way to enjoy a jungle vacation.

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25. Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh

4.5

271 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 30 ° C

Known For : Sri Venkateswara Temple | Swami Pushkarini Lake | Akasaganga Teertham

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

Read More 34 Tirupati Attractions

26. Horsley Hills

4.1

115 kms from Bangalore

Located near the south western border of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, the mighty Horsley Hills is a hill station which is the perfect amalgam of the charms of Andhra Pradesh and Ooty. This natural marvel is situated at an astonishing height of 4312 metres and is very well known for its br...

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27. Chikmagalur, Karnataka

4.1

255 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 17 - 24 ° C

Known For : Kudremukh National Park | Rafting in Bhadra River | Mullayanagiri

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

Read More 14 Chikmagalur Attractions

28. Dubare, Karnataka

4.2

248 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 18 - 25 ° 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.

Read More 6 Dubare Attractions

29. 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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30. 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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31. Shivagange, Karnataka

3.6

266 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 18 - 26 ° C

Known For : Trekking | Temples

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.

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32. Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

4.4

421 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 21 - 30 ° C

Known For : Belum Caves | Oravakallu Rock Garden | Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary

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

Read More 30 Kurnool Attractions

33. Palakkad, Kerala

3.7

345 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 30 ° C

Known For : Parambikulam Tiger Reserve | Ottapalam | 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.

Read More 21 Palakkad Attractions

34. Shimoga (Shivamogga), Karnataka

4.0

307 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 27 ° C

Known For : Jog Falls | Kodachadri | Agumbe

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

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35. Mangalore, Karnataka

4.2

376 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 28 ° C

Known For : Panambur Beach | Kudroli Gokarnath Temple | Mangalore beach

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

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36. Thrissur, Kerala

4.0

397 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 28 ° C

Known For : Athirapally Falls | Vadakummnathan temple | Charpa Falls

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.

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37. Udupi, Karnataka

4.0

395 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 21 - 28 ° C

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

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.

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38. Tranquebar, Tamil Nadu

3.4

413 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 24 - 32 ° 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.

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39. Vagamon, Kerala

4.3

483 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 17 - 22 ° C

Known For : Ulipooni Wildlife Sanctuary | Vagamon meadows | Pine Hill

1100 metres above sea, far way from the loud city culture, lush greenery and serenity to gift every visitor, Vagamon could be your quiet offbeat place in Kerala away from maddening tourist crowds.

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40. Hampi, Karnataka

4.5

374 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 21 - 31 ° C

Known For : Virupaksha Temple | Vithala Temple | Hampi Bazaar

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

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41. Horanadu, Karnataka

4.3

317 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 25 ° 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.

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42. Doddabetta Peak

3.5

198 kms from Bangalore

Towering at a staggering height of 8650 feet or 2,623 meters above the sea level, Dodabetta, which literally translates into 'big hill' is the highest peak in the Nilgiri Hills. It actually stays in the suburbs of Ooty and is hardly 10 km from the place. A treat to the eyes, this picturesque land is...

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43. Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala

3.9

253 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 18 - 27 ° 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.

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44. Malampuzha, Kerala

3.2

258 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 31 ° C

Known For : Thread Garden | Malampuzha Dam | Udan Khatola

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

Read More 8 Malampuzha Attractions

45. Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Kerala

3.5

333 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 28 ° 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.

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46. Idukki, Kerala

4.4

472 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 18 - 23 ° C

Known For : Hill View Park | Gavi | Idukki Arch Dam

With remains of Chera dynasty, Vembolinad Kingdom, and European plantations in the later years, this rugged hill resort is best known for its wildlife sanctuaries, beautiful bungalows, tea factories, rubber plantations and forests.

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47. Sringeri, Karnataka

3.9

332 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 19 - 25 ° C

Known For : Kigga | Sringeri Mutt | Horanadu

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

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48. Hogenakkal, Tamil Nadu

3.7

121 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 23 - 31 ° C

Known For : Hogenakkal Falls | Melagiri Hills | Pennagram Village

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.

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49. Hassan, Karnataka

3.5

205 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 17 - 25 ° C

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

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.

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50. Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh

3.6

315 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 22 - 30 ° 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.

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51. Yercaud, Tamil Nadu

3.5

190 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 17 - 25 ° C

Known For : Emerald Lake | Killiyur Falls | Pagoda Point

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.

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52. Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh

4.0

485 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 21 - 29 ° C

Known For : Patala Ganga | Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple | Srisailam Tiger Reserve

Srisailam is a celebrated hill town set on a lofty natural setting on the banks of the River Krishna, identified with its many ancient temples including a Jyotirlinga, a wildlife sanctuary and a dam.

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53. Periyar National Park

4.5

10 photos

393 kms from Bangalore

The Periyar National Park in Thekkady, Kerala, is one of the most bio-diverse regions in the world and the best-protected reserve area that one can lay eyes on in India. Famous for its gorgeousness, greenery and stillness, the park is the dwelling place of abundant significant species, including the...

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54. Kudremukh Peak Trek

4.3

255 kms from Bangalore

At an altitude of 1894 m above sea level, the Kudremukh Peak is a paradise for trekkers and naturists alike, with its mountainous paths and floral and faunal diversity.

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55. Bellikkal, Tamil Nadu

4.0

229 kms from Bangalore

Current Weather: 15 - 24 ° 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.

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56. Kalasa

4.2

7 photos

255 kms from Bangalore

Kalasa, also known as the temple town is located in Chikkamagaluru district in Karnataka. The beautiful city lies on the banks of the Bhadra River. The reasons behind the birth of the place are both mythological and etymological. It is surrounded by a rainforest and is a perfect place for a nature g...

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57. Chembra Peak

4.2

7 photos

228 kms from Bangalore

Located close to the bumbling town of Meppady and just 8 km south of the beautiful town, Kalpetta, stands the highest peak of the Wayanad Hill Range- the Chembra Peak at an altitude of 2100 meters above sea level. The Chembra peak offers a panoramic view of not only the entire Wayanad district but a...

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58. Netrani Island

4.2

372 kms from Bangalore

Also known as the 'Pigeon Island', Netrani Island in Murudeshwar is located off the coast of Karnataka. Views from above give this island the appearance of being heart-shaped. Rising above the tranquil and azure waters of the Arabian Sea, this heart-shaped island is counted as one of the best s...

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59. Mullayanagiri

4.2

7 photos

208 kms from Bangalore

Perched at an altitude of 1930 m above the sea level, Mullayanagiri peak is located in the Baba Budan Giri Range of Western Ghats. It serves as the highest peak between the Nilgiris and the Himalayas offering its visitors a relaxed environment with temperature ranging between 20 - 25 degrees Celsius...

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