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12 Weeklong Road Trips from Bangalore with Day wise Itinerary!

Written by Poorna & Brinda

Last updated on August 19th, 2021 at 08:24 pm

Are you looking for long Road trips from Bangalore with detailed itineraries?

These 12 long road trips from Bangalore here are the “best road trips from Bangalore” we have done and loved it. We thought of putting all of them in one basket so that it will be easy for readers. If you are looking for 5 days road trip from Bangalore and longer, we are here to give them with detailed itineraries !

Yes, as road trippers we love to drive to destinations. We love the freedom road trips provide us to stop, look and explore. You might have already read these posts on this blog separately.

In these itineraries, we are sharing on exploring heritage, western ghats, wild life, beaches etc driving in your own car of bike. Each of the road trip from Bangalore cover not more than 300 KMs in a day.

The plan is to provide you detailed itinerary for 5 days road trip from Bangalore and extendable for another 4 days. It also provide you an option to just plan for as many number of days you wish to.

One can return back to Bangalore depending upon the number of days you can spare as per the itinerary. We would strongly recommend you to keep at least 4 days to make good of this.

Here we go….

Advisory – Please check out the COVID restrictions for these places before you plan the trip

Road trip from Bangalore 1 – Karnataka Heritage trails

Badami, road trips from Bangalore

Picturesque Bhoothanatha Temple, Badami

This road trip will provide you an opportunity to explore rich architectural and sculptural heritage of Karnataka. It covers the UNESCO World heritage sites of Hampi and Pattadakal apart from lovely 6th century cave temples of Badami and Islamic heritage of Bijapur now known as Vijayapura

A ready made road trip itinerary beckons you to explore the golden era if Karnataka. Please click here – Karnataka Heritage Trails 

Road trip from Bangalore 2 – Magical Malnad!

Road Trips from Bangalore

Majestic Jog Falls

Malnad is mesmerising. It is a road trippers dream. You drive over winding roads enjoying the lovely vistas of rolling hills with cascades, rivers and everything a road tripper can expect of.

A ready made road trip itinerary beckons you to and come back refreshed!

All details here in this post for you to explore Malnad – Drive to Magical Malnad

Road trip from Bangalore 3 – Tryst with Pondicherry and Tamil Nadu

Road Trips from Bangalore

Temple tower, Brihadeeswara Temple, Thanjavur

A combination of cultures – French, Danish and Tamil. Great architectural heritage. Lovely temples. Pristine beaches. Can you ask for more?

A ready made road trip itinerary is all you need to explore these places.

Please click here for a detailed plan to explore – Bangalore to Pondicherry, Chettinad and Madurai – A road trip guide

You can club Navagraha Temple tour with the above itinerary by adding two more days. All details here – 

Road trips from Bangalore 4 – Karavali and Koffee Kombo!

Road Trips from Bangalore

Ottinene Beach, Baindur, Karnataka

The title is a give away. Yes, this is again a road tripper’s delight. Winding hills, mesmerising landscapes in Westren ghats, pristine beaches on west coast and ancient heritage spots.

Here is a lovely combo of a road trip itinerary for you to exploreKaravali & Koffee combo

Road trip from Bangalore 5 – Hill Holiday in Coorg, Wayanad and Ooty

Road Trips from Bangalore

Emerald Lake, Avalanche, Ooty

Not many know that you can cover three prettiest hill stations in south India in a road trip. From rolling hills of Coorg to lovely peaks in Waynad to pretty lakes in Ooty? Here is your chance to drive to three hill stations in South India.

This is a detailed road trip plan to explore hill country. Please click here – Bangalore to Wayanad, Coorg and Ooty – Ultimate road trip guide!

Road trip from Bangalore 6 – Exploring Uttara Kannada – Dandeli, Gokarna, Sirsi & Karwar

Road Trips from Bangalore

Spectacular Magod Falls, Yellapur

This is the unexplored region. A road tripper’s paradise. Lovely roads with awesome landscape. Best of the beaches one can chill out in. Spectacular waterfalls. Time to explore the unexplored.

A ready made road trip itinerary is for you to plan – Bangalore to Dandeli, Gokarna, Sirsi & Karwar – A road trip guide

Road trip from Bangalore 7 – God’s own country aka Kerala plus more….

Road Trips from Bangalore

Mettupatty Lake, Munnar

This is a quintessential road trip covering the hills, the beaches, backwaters and temples of Kerala. You can laze around on the house boats in Kumarakom or cycle around the hills of Munnar. Enjoy the delicacies of Kerala or experience the glorious sunrise and sunset in Kanyakumari.

Check out and plan with this ready made road trip itinerary – God’s own country and much more…….   

Road Trip from Bangalore 8 – Wonders of Rayalaseema in Andhra Pradesh and Telengana!

Road Trips from Bangalore

Clockwise from top left – Sangameshwara temple, Alampur, Bellum caves, Gandikota canyon, Unfinished gopuram at Bugga Ramalsngeshwara swamy temple, Tadipatri

This is the eighth in our series covering lovely places in Rayalaseema region of Andhra Pradesh and Telengana.

This post covers the Rayalaseema region of Andhra Pradesh & Telengana which is known for its dry and arid climate. At the same time, it also has some exciting places to explore. The natural wonders Bellum (Caves), Gandikota (Canyon), Oravakallu (Natural stone formations) lovely forts at Chandragiri, Penukonda, temples at Lepakshi, Tadipatri, Alampur, Ahobilam, Vontimitta. And of course the famous temple town of Tirupati.

Please check out all details with day-wise itinerary with maps of this road trip here – Wonders of Rayalaseema in Andhra Pradesh and Telengana

Road Trip from Bangalore 9 – Experience Monsoon in Karnataka in 12 days! 

If you love driving like we do and are a road tripper, then there is nothing more pleasurable than driving during Monsoon in Karnataka.

Here we give you a detailed itinerary for a road trip from Bangalore for 12 days to drive and experience monsoon in Karnataka. This is a comfortable drive helping you explore the hills, beaches, heritage monuments, waterfalls. We assure you that this is soothing for the soul!

Check out detailed itinerary with day wise details here –

10) Bangalore to Munnar – A Rookie’s guide to Ultimate Road Trip! 

Bangalore to munnar

Bangalore to Munnar is a lovely road trip. With three spectacular routes studded with waterfalls and mind-blowing vistas to explore, this road trip is an experience in itself! This rookie’s guide will make it easy for you!

Check out all details with detailed route map, place to stop for breaks etc here….

11) Bangalore to Coorg, Ooty, Munnar & Kodaikanal – Ultimate road trip guide to beat the heat!

This is a classic road trippers dream holiday. Driving through lovely hills, Bangalore to Coorg, Ooty, Munnar & Kodaikanal road trip is a refreshing drive. Distances are not much. Views are amazing. Food is great. Many options to stay. Here we go…..Check out the link below for all details

12) Coastal Karnataka Road Trip from Bangalore – A Complete Guide!

A road trip in Coastal Karnataka is an invigorating experience. A Coastal Karnataka tour from Bangalore by road helps you experience gorgeous beaches, rivers, backwaters, temples and heritage spots. It is not as crowded by tourists as in neighbouring Kerala – which is good in a way – and is a captivating milieu of culture and relaxation for an itinerant traveler.

Please check out this link for detailed guide for exploring Coastal Karnataka –

Hope you enjoyed reading details about these road trips from Bangalore. So what are you waiting for? Get set. Get your car ready and go for one of these drives.

We will continue to come up with more such road trips from Bangalore in future. Till then, safe driving…….

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Here is another list of road trips to explore Indian Monsoon in Western Ghats –12 Road Trips to Experience monsoon in Western Ghats!

Lastly, the road conditions may change due to various factors. It will be good to join a road trip enthusiasts’ FB group HVK Forum managed by H V Kumar, the doyen of road trip in India. You can get the latest updates on the road conditions in this very active group.

We strongly suggest that you download customised RoutO app from H V Kumar. HVK as he is fondly called, provides you customised route maps, live support on the road trip and will also help you with hotel accommodation as well. Check out all details here.

RoutO – The Right Route & Travel Support For The Motorist Traveller

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About the author

Poorna & Brinda

We are Brinda and Poorna from Bengaluru, the “Silicon city” or “Garden city” of India.

We travel together. We caught the travel bug 20 years back. On our honey moon, we traveled over the sea, in the train, by bus and in an aircraft! Our adventures probably started in that year. It continues, ever since.

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