79 Places to Visit Near Bangalore

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Chittoor

223 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Chittoor

Best Time: September-February.

Need some time to unwind yourself? Seek guidance? Get a bit relaxed and get lost in natural bounties? Well, Chittoor for sure is the answer for you. It is without a doubt one of the holiest and sacred sites of India. Every year thousands of tourists visit Chittoor to get immersed in its flavors. It boasts of having one of the most revered holy sites- Tirupati Balaji. With the Balaji temple itself, it attracts lakhs of devotees annually. It has some of t...

Chittoor Travel Guide
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Kabini

233 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Kabini

Best Time: March-May

Once a private chasing territory for the British, this popular wildlife goal has a rich assortment of widely varied vegetation making it a stunning place of interest. A standout amongst the best-untamed life sanctuaries in Karnataka, the Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary was at one time a private chasing region for the British. Today, it pulls in sightseers from everywhere. It is an absolute necessity to see for all nature lovers and those searching for an idea...

Kabini Travel Guide
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Halebidu

237 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Halebidu

Best Time: October to February

A small town in the Hassan district of Karnataka, listed as a World Heritage Center, Halebidu is a gem of Indian architecture.This city with a glorious past is known for its temples, shrines and sculptures. Once the glorified royal capital of the Hoysala kingdom, this city is now in ruins and yet a major tourist attraction. The ruined Hoysaleswara Temple, the glorious idol of Nandi Vahana, the open air museum, the dancing girl statues and the 18 feet T...

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Thiruvannamalai

244 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Thiruvannamalai

Best Time: October-March  

A recognized pilgrimage spot and holiday region in the locale of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvannamalai is one of the oldest city that has been related with numerous Yogis and Siddhars in the prevailing course of time. Thiruvannamalai has turned into a worldwide focal point, concentrated by mysticism and pilgrims. Thiruvannamalai is a standout amongst the most loved places in Tamil Nadu. In the past, the word "Annamalai" implied a 'difficult to reach' path to the ...

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Bandipur National Park

248 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Bandipur National Park

Best Time: October to March.

Once a hunting reserve for the Maharaja of Mysore in the 1930s, now the Bandipur National Park is a tiger reserve located in Chamrajanagar, Karnataka. Bandipur is a part of a belt of forests that houses the highest number of tigers in the whole of India. It is part of the Nilgiris Biosphere and is about 80kms from Mysore, Karnataka. In 1941, it became the Venugopal Wildlife Sanctuary and came under Project Tiger in 1973. The park now covers 874 kms2 as ...

Bandipur National Park Travel Guide
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Anantapur

257 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Anantapur

Best Time: November-January

The region of Anantapur is situated in the western part of Andhra Pradesh. This locale is likewise known by the name of Anantapuram and was before known as 'Anantasagaram', which means an endless ocean'. It got this name as a result of the immense tank present in the middle. The district of Anantapur is a mix of modernization and saved antiquated history as old fortifications and tourist spots. Anantapur is known for its silk enterprises and modern indu...

Anantapur Travel Guide
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Kotagiri

257 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Kotagiri

Best Time: December- February

Kotagiri, als known as Kothagiri, in a hill station in the state of Tamil Nadu. It falls in the Nilgiri District. It is a moderately populated and the third largest hill station in the Nilgiri hills. The different villages that fall in the territory of the hill station are Hittakkal, Aracode, Denad, Hallimoyar, Jackanarai etc. The term Kotagiri means line of mountain of the Kotas. The hills station used to be the summer resort of the British and has one...

Kotagiri Travel Guide
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Nagarhole

258 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Nagarhole

Best Time: Novemeber to February

Literally meaning the Cobra River, this park snakes through lushy forests and gayly flowing streams. This national park located in Mysore and Kodagu district, is one of India's first Tiger Reserves along with Bandipur Tiger Reserve. The park comes under ‘Project Tiger’, the objective of which, is to preserve endangered wildlife species and also it is under consideration by UNESCO World Heritage Committee for selection as World Heritage Site. Set up in 1...

Nagarhole Travel Guide
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Bellikkal

258 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Bellikkal

Best Time: June to September

A humble hamlet lolling in the south of Sigur Plateau in the state of Tamil Nadu, Bellikkal is an enthralling hill station. Discovered at an elevation of 5,500 ft, it is girded by Nilgiris of the Western Ghats of the state. Bellikkal is one of the ideal places where you can unwind totally in the lap of nature and encounter the enchanting mountains that will take your breath away. Rather than begetting a number of sites to offer, it will overwhelm you by...

Bellikkal Travel Guide
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Madumalai

263 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Madumalai

Best Time: December-June

Situated at the gathering purpose of three states namely Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, Mudumalai is settled in the thick woods of the Nilgiris and is outstanding for its wildlife haven. Mudumalai has been proclaimed as one of the most extravagant wildlife sanctuaries in the southern part of India and is acclaimed all through the nation just as universally. Built up in 1940, Mudumalai speaks to a standout amongst the most conspicuous and tastefully s...

Madumalai Travel Guide
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Dubare

263 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Dubare

Best Time: July-Feburary

In the district of Kogadu, Karnataka is a forest camp nestling along the river Kaveri called Dubare. The very less explored Dubare is also known as an elephant camp.  It is a very important hub for the Karnataka Forest Department's elephants. Dubare is also a popular tourist attraction as visitors come, watch and also get involved in various activities with these elephants. This place is settled in the dense green forest surrounded with backwaters all a...

Dubare Travel Guide
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Ooty

270 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Ooty

Best Time: October-June

Ooty also known by its former name "Udagamandalam" is a theme based hill station in South India, the hill station is about 3 hours away from Coimbatore and is a really popular point of attraction in Tamil Nadu.The city welcomes thousands of visitors every month.Although the best time to visit Ooty is during the early winter season as the temperature is moderate and it makes it just a perfect time for sightseeing in Ooty. The scenic Nilgiri Hills adds up...

Ooty Travel Guide
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Coonoor

270 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Coonoor

Best Time: October- March

Coonoor is a hill station located in the state of Tamil Nadu. It falls in the Nilgiris district. The hill station falls on the way from Coimbatore to Ooty. The main attractions at the place for tourists are Sim’s Park, Dolphin’s Nose, Catherine Falls, Lamb’s Rock, Droog Fort, Law’s Falls etc. The nearest city to the hill station is Coimbatore, which is located at a distance of around 70 km. It is the second largest hill station in the Nilgiris, after Oo...

Coonoor Travel Guide
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Chikmagalur

271 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Chikmagalur

Best Time: Throughout the year

Chikmagalur (literally means The Land of Younger Daughter) is one of the most popular hill stations in Karnataka. It is known for its vast coffee plantations and in fact is the first place in India to cultivate coffee. Chikmagalur is a popular weekend getaway from Bangalore as it is just 240km ( can be covered in about 3-4 hours ) away. It is in the foothills of Mullayanagiri range. Sightseeing includes Bhadra Wildlife sanctuary which is a tiger reserve...

Chikmagalur Travel Guide
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Tholpetty

272 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Tholpetty

Best Time: October to March

Sprawling with natural woods and wildlife parks, Tholpetty is a portion of the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and comprises the Nilgiri forest Reserve. Popular for its large squirrels, mouse deer, spotted deer, langurs, tigers, panthers and leopards Tholpetty is a wonderland for the admirers of nature. According to the legends, Malabar King Pazhassi Raja fought a battle with the Colonial British at this very place. Recommended sites in and neighbouring Thol...

Tholpetty Travel Guide
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Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary

275 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary

Best Time: August-February

Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the four ranges of the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, which is the largest wildlife sanctuary of Kerala, the other three being, Sulthan Bathery, Kurichiat and Tholpetty. The wildlife sanctuary is located in Wayanad, Kerala. The Sanctuary is an important part of the Nilgiri Forest Reserve. It is committed to scientific conservation and also considers the general lifestyle of the tribal who live in and around the sanctua...

Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary Travel Guide
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Coorg

279 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Coorg

Best Time: October to March

Coorg ( also knows as Kodagu ) is a popular hill station in Karnataka. It is a popular weekend getaway destination from Bangalore and Mysore. Coorg is known for coffee plantations, forests, rivers and hills. Coorg is one of the top destinations in Karnataka Tourism. It is among the places in India which receive the highest rainfall. River Cauvery originates near Talacauvery in Kodagu. Coorg has a weather which is pleasant throughout the year which makes...

Coorg Travel Guide
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Kemmanagundi

283 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Kemmanagundi

Best Time: September-February

Sophisticated beauty with elegance in its every wake and well maintained natural surroundings makes Kemmanagundi the hill station of your dreams. Lying in Tarikere Taluk of Chikkamagaluru district of Karnataka, this beautiful hill station was once the summer palace of the Maharaja of Mysore Sri Krishnarajendra Giridhama, hence also giving the hill station its name of Sri Krishnarajendra Hill Station in honor of his highness. The hill station is surround...

Kemmanagundi Travel Guide
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Madikeri

284 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Madikeri

Best Time: October-February

When one hears the word ‘hill station’, Madikeri is one place that comes to mind. Lush greenery, lofty hillocks and lovely weather are not enough to describe this town, that is a part of the Kodagu or Coorg district. It sits on the eastern part of the Western Ghats, aptly known as the ‘Scotland of India’. Madikeri, being 260 km from Bangalore, constitutes a very unique culture and people. The people of this hill town speak Kodava Takk, a language spec...

Madikeri Travel Guide
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Tirupati

284 kilometres from Bangalore Directions from Bangalore to Tirupati

Best Time: September-February

Located in Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati is one of the oldest cities of India and an important pilgrimage destination for Hindus. The main attraction of Tirupati is the Sri Venkateswara Temple pilgrim site, this is where you will find the rush of tourist and devotees lining up the streets to have the blessings of their God. The city is famous for its temple has other attractions like The Sri Kalahasti temple, Sri Govindarajaswami Temple,...

Tirupati Travel Guide
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