79 Places to Visit Near Mysore

Mysore is known as the cultural capital of Karnataka and the second biggest city in the state as a well-known tourist goal in South India known for its lavish and regal vibe. Along with it, Mysore is also blessed by a number of weekend escapade touring places around it, some covered up in the Western Ghats, while regardless others following the ancient civic establishments that could intrigue adventure seekers, nature lovers, and wildlife enthusiasts. If you are a person fond of the wildlife, you can visit the Bandipur National park, located within 63 km from Mysore and explore the once-used-to-be hunting grounds of the Maharajas. Another place for you to visit will be Srirangapatna, located at a distance of 58 km, known for its historical background. One can easily get lost in its old mythological tales and temples. From exploring the wildlife of the BR Hills to trekking in the heritage town of Ramnagram; Mysore has a lot to offer to all kinds of people. The rivers and lakes of Shivanasamundram can be explored by going on a trekking expedition to it.

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Srirangapatna

20 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore to Srirangapatna

Best Time: October- March

Srirangapatna is a town in Karnataka. It is located in the Mandya district. It is an island town and is surrounded by the river Kaveri. The monuments of this place are nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The place derives its name from the well known Ranganathaswamy Temple and this place is an important place of pilgrimage for the Vaishnavites. Some of the places of interest in this place are Sri Rangnathaswamy Temple, Daria Daulat Bagh, Tupu Sul...

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Talakad

59 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore to Talakad

Best Time: November to March 

Talakadu is a desert-like town located on the left bank of the Kaveri river in Karnataka, India. It is a perfect place for weekend trips from Bangalore as it is nearby areas as well. Travellers can behold the legacy of the city that yet flashes in its age-old monuments. Talakad is also famous for five Shiva temples, and several other temples that are said to be sprawling beneath the sand. The Pathaleshwara Temple, the Maruleshwara Temple, the Vaidhyeshw...

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Kabini

62 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore 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...

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Shivanasamundram

79 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore to Shivanasamundram

Best Time: July-September

Shivanasamundram situated in the banks of the river Cauveri, is an ideal destination for those who want to see nature at full work. Asia’s first hydroelectric power stations are located in this quaint village in Mandya district at the state of Karnataka, India. At a distance of 132 km. from Bangalore, the small tourist place is accessible by buses and personal cabs since it doesn’t have any train station. Shivanasamundram also known as the inland town d...

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Bandipur National Park

86 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore 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 ...

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BR Hills

86 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore to BR Hills

Best Time: November- March

BR Hills, also known as BIligirirangana Hills, is located in the state of Karnataka. It lies in the Chamarajanagar district. The nearest city is Mysore, which is located at a distance of around 80 km. The hills lie at a spot where the eastern and the western ghats meet and create a diverse eco-system. Biligirirangana Hills derive its name from the Rangaswamy Temple, which is located on the top of a white cliff. The hill hs a wide variety of Flora and Fa...

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Nagarhole

86 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore 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...

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Sravanabelagola

87 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore to Sravanabelagola

Best Time: October to April

Sravanabelagola is famous for its Jain temple. Shravanabelagola is a holy place for Jains. Their Guru is residing here in a Mutt. There is a Sanskrit Patashala to study Sanskrit and Shastras.

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Bheemeshwari

93 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore to Bheemeshwari

Best Time: September-February

Bheemeshwari is located in the Mandya District of Karnataka and around 2 hrs. away from Bengaluru. The small riverside town has become a favored holiday and weekend destination for adventure and nature loving tourist. Away from the noise and pollution of the bustling city life, Bheemeshwari let you enjoy the rural lifestyle with bullock carts paving the road and nature in its full bloom. The small town is famous for fishing and tourist enjoy the trekkin...

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Tholpetty

100 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore 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...

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Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary

106 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore 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...

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Dubare

108 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore 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...

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Madumalai

111 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore 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...

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Ramnagaram

113 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore to Ramnagaram

Best Time: October-Feburary

A small district in Karnataka, Ramnagaram is known for its rocky outcroppings and lush green surroundings. Earlier called as Shamserabad, during the ruling of Tipu Sultan, Ramnagaram finds its origin from the once existed village Ramnagiri at the foothills of Ramadevarabetta. This town has an Agrahara on the left bank of the Arkavati with a temple of Arkeshwara built in later Vijayanagara style. People of Bangalore often come here for weekend getaways ...

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Wayanad

118 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore to Wayanad

Best Time: October- May

Wayanad is a district in the north-east of the state of Kerala. The beautiful hill station was formed by carving out certain areas from the Kozhikode and Kunnur districts on 1st November, 1980. It can also be called the green paradise of Kerala, which is located among the mountainous plateau of the Western Ghats. The hill station covers an area of 823 sq mi, out of which 885.92 sq km is under forest. The district has three municipal towns, Kalpetta, Man...

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Bellikkal

122 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore 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...

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Coorg

122 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore 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...

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Kalpetta

131 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore to Kalpetta

Best Time: October-March

Wrapped in the fragrance of coffee, amidst the lush greenery ambience, Kalpetta is a small yet one of the beautiful towns of Kerala. The quaint place is situated on the altitude range of 780m above the sea level, giving a mesmerizing view of the city. Kalpetta is not only nature coated place but also mark per se as an ancient religious town with many temples built in the city. This is a splendid weekend getaway spot as it is surrounded by the mountaino...

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Hassan

133 kilometres from Mysore Directions from Mysore to Hassan

Best Time: November-February

Hassan is located187kms from Bangalore lying in the Malnad and Maidan region of Karnataka. The city gets its name from its managing Goddess Hassanamba which in the Kannada language signify 'Grinning mother'. Attributable to its old temples and landmarks, this city is regularly called the temple - design capital of Karnataka. Found by the chieftain Channa Krishnappa Naik in the eleventh century, Hassan city is the base camp of the Hassan region in Karnat...

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