There are many options in and around Bangalore if you are planning a single day trip. For those who want to take a time off bt cannot go on a long holiday, these places can be quite refreshing and not tiring while on a day trip. We bring to you various places near Bangalore within 100 kms. Read through to know more about them.
Bannerghatta National Park
Distance from Bangalore: 23 kms
A perfect place for an one day trip near Bangalore is Bannerghatta National Park. There is a zoo, a natural wildlife reserve and a butterfly park here. They even have elephant safaris to offer to the visitors. In addition, they also have a children’s park, an aquarium, a museum and crocodile park. It is totally a treat for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.
Big Banyan Tree
Distance from Bangalore: 25 kms
A 400 year old banyan tree near Bangalore is the second largest tree in India. It is indeed a great place with greenery all around if you are looking for picnicking for one day. Also this is the most cinematographed tree in Karnataka and is still growing.
Distance from Bangalore: 26 kms
For all those who are looking for adventurous rides, Wonder La is the place to be. You can enjoy more than 50 types of rides over here along with water sports. A musical fountain, laser show and heated wave pools are additional attractions of this amusement park and a perfect place to spend a day.
Distance from Bangalore: 43 kms
Muthyala Maduvu is a lovely waterfall with lush green hills surrounding it. August to November is the best time to visit this place and enjoy cascading waters. The transparent water would surely entice you to take a dip here and refresh you while on a day outing.
Distance from Bangalore: 48 kms
Trekkers and nature lovers can have an amazing time at Savandurga Hills. Karigudda and Billigudda trails are the two main trekking trails to reach Savandurga. Billigudda trail is for amateurs and expert trekkers can go through Karigudda. Make sure you have a rock climbing equipment if you choose the latter.
Distance from Bangalore: 50 kms
Shivaganga Hill is an excellent option for trekkers as well as people who are seeking a place for day outing. Temples, a ruined fort and a cave temple add to the popularity of this tourist destination. There is a hill station known as Devarayandurga too that is around 27 kilometers from here.
Distance from Bangalore: 54 kms
A great day trip place for adventure lovers. Rock climbing , pitch climbing and bouldering can also be practiced or learnt over here. Besides, bird watchers can have a wonderful time spotting the rare bird species Long Billed Vulture and Yellow Throated Bulbul. A silk market over here is equally renowned.
Distance from Bangalore: 60 kms
Nandi Hills is one of the most popular tourist and beautiful destinations for the people of Bangalore. You can even go for trekking over here. Tipu Sultan’s summer palace and the statue of Nandi add to the main tourist draw. It is quite pleasant to visit it in summers or winters.
Distance from Bangalore: 83 kms
Chunchi falls across the Arkavathi river is a beautiful weekend retreat around Bangalore. Visit it after the rainy reason or during winters for the most splendid view. Swimming can be done here. You can relax and unwind yourself in the middle of water on the boulders.
Kokkare Bellur Bird Sanctuary
Distance from Bangalore: 87 kms
The best time to spot birds at Kokkare Bellur Bird Sanctuary is October to March. You can get a chance to see pelicans, painted storks and cranes over here.
All these places can be conveniently visited in a single day. So plan now and head out for an awesome day trip this weekend. Besides, you can even visit Kotilingeshwara Temple and Channarayana Durga for trekking, 100 kms from Bangalore.
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