Top Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

By TripHobo Travel Expert on Jan 11, 2019
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Who is not aware of Bangalore's pleasant weather that has enticed people into settling here? Endowed with breathtaking landscapes, waterfalls and bewitching trails to treks around Bangalore, the city never fails to allure its visitors with its innate natural charm.

Here are the weekend getaways from Bangalore, that shall make your weekend trip memorable and befit your pocket, explore and witness the sublime corners.

1. Shivanasamudra Falls

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This is a weekend destinations near Bangalore around 139km, on Kanakpura Road. Opt for a long drive from Bangalore and you will get a perfect day trip.

The Gaganachukki falls and Bharachukki Falls can can your weekend memorable.

Beautiful Shivanasamudra Falls is definitely worth visit for a family or a group trip.

2. Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary

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 Situated on the crossroads of Tamilnadu, Kerala and Karnataka, the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most precious natural gems of the locale and a popular tourist place from Bangalore.

Walk amongst the elephants and go bird watching! Its Safari trip is one of the most adventurous experiences that your soul can look forward to.

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3. Chembra Peak, Wayanad

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Visit this peak to have breathtaking views of its picturesque landscape. Embark for an adventure trip to Chembra Peak in Wayanad.

Situated 8 kilometer south of Kalpetta, near to the town of Meppady, this is the highest peak in Wayanad.

This is an ideal place for families to visit near Bangalore on long weekends!

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4. Ooty - A Pristine Weekend Getaway From Bangalore

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The scenic Journey on weekends from Bangalore to Ooty is worth a visit. You can choose either bus or train or drive yourself to reach Ooty.

On longer weekends you can plan your trip with some time in Mysore as well. Trip to Mysore-Ooty on weekends from Bangalore can keep you busy offering nature, historical places, temples, adventures, food options and much more.

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5. Mandalpatti Trek Coorg

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If you want to go on trekking from Bangalore on weekends, Mandalpatti Trek is one of the best options for you. It is a thrilling adventure trek on weekends from Bangalore. This trip offers the best vistas of beautiful Coorg.

Natural beauty sits resplendent here as visitors rush to the place for the early morning glimpse of the sun rising over the mist laden peaks of the Western Ghats. This trip can make your weekend adventurous and offer you a lot Instagram worthy clicks.

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6. Ketti Valley, Ooty - Heaven for Nature Lovers

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Considered to be the second largest valley of the world, Ketti valley is surrounded by evergreen trees and plants, which make this place, a heaven for nature lovers. This is place worth exploring on your visit to Ooty. Go further 20km to visit this amazing place on a weekend in monsoon.

On your trek around this valley, you can also spot deers, elephants and bears. From the valleys highest points, Mother Nature offers you beautiful glimpses of Blue Mountains in the mist of the passing clouds.

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7. Jog Falls, Shimoga - Visit For the Breathtaking Views

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A trip to famous Jog falls is sure to make you and your family refreshed on longer weekends. Scenic roads, greenery and magnificent views make Jog Fall a must visit location from Bangalore.

An overnight journey of around 420km from Bangalore will make you reach this second highest plunge water falls in India. Jog waterfall is created by Sharavathi river falling from the height of 900+ feet.

The natural bounty is one of the best picks for places to visit around Bangalore if you have a couple of days off from work!

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8. Nisargadhama Islands, Coorg - An ideal Picnic Spot

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Relive Indiana Jones by visiting this lush green natural landscape of Nisargadhama Islands. Stay and trek in the lap of nature on weekends, disconnected from the hustle and bustle of the urban life at Bangalore.

This Island 30km from Madikeri is formed by River Kaveri is a beautiful place to explore on longer weekends from Bangalore.

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9. Mullayanagiri, Chikmagalur

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Certainly one of the most cherished treks near Bangalore by the adventure loving souls and one of the most stunning weekend break from Bangalore's urban life!

It is worth Spending a weekend at Bangalore to trek at the Mullayanagiri peak at an altitude of 1930 m above the sea level. You can get to see splendid views of western Ghats from the top which is worth experiencing.

Why wait! Unleash your thirst for adventure and explore what nature has to unravel around Bangalore.

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