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10 Road Trips Around Bengaluru That Should Be On Your Wishlist

Polka Café logo Polka Café 31-10-2018 Vrushab Rao

Bengaluru is one of the most perfectly located cities in the country, with innumerable tourist spots, and places to visit perennially. Among the flowing list of options, here are the top 10 road trips that every Bangalorean should embark on. The list includes places that are frequented a lot and others that are not as popular but are worth the trip.

Nandi Hills, 60 km from Bangalore.

Around 60 kilometres from the heart of Bengaluru, Nandi Hills is a popular destination for tourists who wish to commute by cars, bikes, and cycles too. One of the most popular road trips from Bangalore, head over to witness the beautiful sunrise and breathe in the fresh air, while simultaneously witnessing the breathtaking view it provides.: Nandi Hills, 60 km from Bangalore. © Karnataka.com Nandi Hills, 60 km from Bangalore.

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Around 60 kilometres from the heart of Bengaluru, Nandi Hills is a popular destination for tourists who wish to commute by cars, bikes, and cycles too. One of the most popular road trips from Bangalore, head over to witness the beautiful sunrise and breathe in the fresh air, while simultaneously witnessing the breathtaking view it provides.

Skandagiri, 70 km from Bangalore.

Alternatively called as Kalavara Durga, Skandagiri has located about 70 km from Bangalore and is apt for a one-day road trip. Famous for its famous night trek, the mesmerizing sunrise must be witnessed before returning down. The winter months are the best for this trip. During these months, the hill is cloaked in a blanket of mist, adding to the beauty of the experience.: Skandagiri, 70 km from Bangalore. © Wikipedia Skandagiri, 70 km from Bangalore.

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Alternatively called as Kalavara Durga, Skandagiri has located about 70 km from Bangalore and is apt for a one-day road trip. Famous for its famous night trek, the mesmerizing sunrise must be witnessed before returning down. The winter months are the best for this trip. During these months, the hill is cloaked in a blanket of mist, adding to the beauty of the experience.

Savandurga, 50 Km from Bangalore.

A short fifty-odd kilometres away, Savandurga is the best place to shed off the burden and blues that the week has piled up. A short trek to the top is called for.: Savandurga, 50 Km from Bangalore. © Eventshigh Savandurga, 50 Km from Bangalore.

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A short fifty-odd kilometres away, Savandurga is the best place to shed off the burden and blues that the week has piled up. A short trek to the top is called for.

Chunchi falls, 83 kms from Bangalore.
Located en route to Mekedatu and Sangama, it is the amongst the most picturesque falls near Bangalore. Sangama is a place where 3 rivers meet and flow through Mekedatu, a rocky valley. The route to Chunchi Falls is full of frondescence.: Chunchi falls, 83 kms from Bangalore. © Trekkerpedia Chunchi falls, 83 kms from Bangalore.

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Located en route to Mekedatu and Sangama, it is the amongst the most picturesque falls near Bangalore. Sangama is a place where 3 rivers meet and flow through Mekedatu, a rocky valley. The route to Chunchi Falls is full of frondescence.

Mysuru, 150 km from Bangalore

It is the third largest city in Karnataka. The city boasts of numerous buildings, monuments, universities and other places of cultural, and historical importance. The Mysore Palace, a World Heritage Site, is a must, along with the famous Mysore Pak. En route, Maddur can be a stop to try the delicious Maddur Vade.: Mysuru, 150 km from Bangalore © Alphacoders Mysuru, 150 km from Bangalore

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It is the third largest city in Karnataka. The city boasts of numerous buildings, monuments, universities and other places of cultural, and historical importance. The Mysore Palace, a World Heritage Site, is a must, along with the famous Mysore Pak. En route, Maddur can be a stop to try the delicious Maddur Vade.

Shivanasamudra Falls, 110 km from Bangalore.

Kaveri river flows through an amplitude of the Deccan Plateau and touches down at Shivanasamudra Falls. The river further splits into two magnificent waterfalls – Barachukki and Gaganchukki, making this waterfall near Bangalore a popular destination. The best time to visit is July to October when the falls are at their most majestic presentation.: Shivanasamudra Falls, 110 km from Bangalore. © Nativeplanet Shivanasamudra Falls, 110 km from Bangalore.

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Kaveri river flows through an amplitude of the Deccan Plateau and touches down at Shivanasamudra Falls. The river further splits into two magnificent waterfalls – Barachukki and Gaganchukki, making this waterfall near Bangalore a popular destination. The best time to visit is July to October when the falls are at their most majestic presentation.

Biligiriranga Hills, 200 km from Bangalore

Located at the confluence of the Eastern and Western Ghats, one can find a mixture of two contrasting ecosystems. Most of the area is a part of a protected Tiger Reserve, i.e. the Biligiri Rangaswamy Sanctuary, hence, a perfect destination for nature lovers; and a short road trip from Bangalore.: Biligiriranga Hills, 200 km from Bangalore © Nativeplanet Biligiriranga Hills, 200 km from Bangalore

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Located at the confluence of the Eastern and Western Ghats, one can find a mixture of two contrasting ecosystems. Most of the area is a part of a protected Tiger Reserve, i.e. the Biligiri Rangaswamy Sanctuary, hence, a perfect destination for nature lovers; and a short road trip from Bangalore.

Avalabetta, 90 kms from Bangalore

The views from the top are breathtaking, with a perfect geography of rocks and greenery. Don’t forget to pay a visit to the temples when you’re there.: Avalabetta, 90 kms from Bangalore © Tripoto Avalabetta, 90 kms from Bangalore

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The views from the top are breathtaking, with a perfect geography of rocks and greenery. Don’t forget to pay a visit to the temples when you’re there.

Bheemeshwari, 95 kms from Bangalore

With facilities for trekking, boat ride and fishing amongst beautiful sceneries and surroundings, Bheemeshwari, is a simple tourist spot, with almost awe-inspiring natural beauty.: Bheemeshwari, 95 kms from Bangalore © Thrillophilia Bheemeshwari, 95 kms from Bangalore

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With facilities for trekking, boat ride and fishing amongst beautiful sceneries and surroundings, Bheemeshwari, is a simple tourist spot, with almost awe-inspiring natural beauty.

Anthargange

The mountains are at a whopping 1712 meters from sea level with rocky boulders, small caves and dense plantations, making this one of the best getaways for trekking, rock climbing and cave exploration habitué.: Anthargange © Pinterest Anthargange

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The mountains are at a whopping 1712 meters from sea level with rocky boulders, small caves and dense plantations, making this one of the best getaways for trekking, rock climbing and cave exploration habitué.

So which one of these are you planning to explore first? 

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