10 Awesome Places to see in a Day Around Bangalore



Bangalore is known for its lovely climate and green surrounding. There is one more plus point of this destination. It has many interesting places around that are a perfect getaway. These one-day picnic spots include jungle camp, national park, waterfalls and hills; the list is limitless. 

Few of the best places to see in a day nearby Bangalore



1. Nandi hills

Nandi Hills or Nandidurg is a very famous place to hang around during the weekend. Around 62 kilometers from Bangalore this point is located at an ancient hill fortress and is very famous for trekking. Very famous for its beautiful sunrise from the hilltop




2. Anthargange

It is a beautiful hill range, around 70 kilometers from Bangalore. It has lots of caves formed by huge pieces of rocks. Ideal location for people to love to trek, rock climbing and caving.




3. Bheemeshwari

Bheemeshwari is one of the most beautiful places near Bangalore, around 106 kilometers. Extremely famous for its fishing camps, and offers services for boating, camping and trekking. Major attractions also include exotic wildlife and beautiful birds.


Balmuri and Edmuri Waterfalls


4. Balmuri and Edmuri Waterfalls

At around 136 kilometers from Bangalore are these beautiful falls which are formed due to construction of Check dam across the Kaveri River. It is enclosed by lavish greenery making it a perfect picnic spot.





5. Mysore

Doesn’t need an introduction located around 143 kilometers from Bangalore is the city of palaces. The Mysore place has a rich cultural heritage. Some of the major attractions are Mysore palace, Brindavan gardens and St. Philomena’s Church.





6. Yelagiri Hills

Yelagiri is a tiny little hill station at around 158 kilometers from Bangalore. A peaceful place which is quiet, beautiful and ideal for calm weekends. Perfect for hiking and trekking over relaxed weekends.





7. Shivanasamudram

Located around 180 kilometers from Bangalore, Shivanasamudram is a minor town, famous for its waterfalls. The Kaveri River divides into two parts forming two beautiful waterfalls known as Barachukki and Gaganachukki.





8. Hogenakkal Falls

Hogenakkal which is a small village, the river Cauvery divides into many streams creating beautiful waterfalls. You should try the coracle ride from one end of the boat to another.



BR Hills


9. BR Hills

The Biligiriranga Hills / BR Hills are located between the Western and the Eastern Ghats. This place is a rich natural beauty, and various types of flora and fauna. Do not miss seeing the BRT wildlife sanctuary and Dodda Sampide Mara.




10. Shivagange

Shivagange is a hillock near Bangalore, popular as an adventure spot and Pilgrimage spot. It also has a lord Shiva temple here and a spring nearby named ‘Ganga’. A trekking trail is available where and you can do a 3 km trek to the top of the hill.



The above discussed picnic spots are just a few from the huge list. The minute you receive your holiday calendar for the year, make sure you spot the long weekends and drive away with your family and friends… for adventure and fun!!!   

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