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One Day Trip from Bangalore | Exciting Options with detailed Itinerary!

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One day trip from Bangalore?

Are you planning for a day trip from Bangalore but did not know whom to ask?

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We make your life easy. We will provide you all the details of places to visit near Bangalore along with detailed itinerary.

We present a list of 15 One day trips with places and detailed itineraries for you to explore.

Yes, Bangalore is blessed. There are many places to visit near Bangalore. From Hills station to riverside to rocky splendours to Heritage monuments, one can comfortably do a one day trip covering them. We just compiled the list of one day trips from Bangalore we have been publishing in this blog. Click on any of them and get a detailed itinerary helping you to plan an outing from Bangalore with your near and dear ones. These trips are planned with an assumption that one will be using either their own car/two-wheeler or hire a taxi.

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One Day trip from Bangalore 1 – Rocky splendour @ Savandurga and More……

 

One day trip from Bangalore

Monolith @ Savanadurga

This trip takes you to a lovely temple and the largest monoliths in Asia. A beautiful drive and a lovely hill makes this a good outing.

For more details of this one day trip from Bangalore, please click here – Rocky Splendour @ Savanadurga and more….

One Day trip from Bangalore 2 – Riverside picnic @ Mekedatu

One day trip from Bangalore

The gorge @ Mekedatu

This is the quintessential picnic by the riverside. Plus you have a chance explore an awesome gorge through which Cauvery flows.

For more details of this one day trip from Bangalore, please click here – Riverside picnic @ Mekedatu

One Day trip from Bangalore 3 – Three fabulous hill fort temples

One day trip from Bangalore

The view of Narasimhaswamy temple from top of the hill @ Devarayanadurga

Around Bangalore, there are hills. Then there are forts on these hills. Then we have lovely temples in them. This one day trip from Bangalore will take you to three fabulous hill fort temples.

For more details of this one day trip from Bangalore, please click here – Three fabulous hill fort temples

One Day trip from Bangalore 4 – Melkote and Tonnur lake.

One day trip from Bangalore

Temple tank @ Melukote with Narasimhaswamy temple in background atop the hill

Melkote is a charming temple town. The exquisite temples and sights enchants the traveller. Add to this a lake front and you have perfect one day picnic.

For more details of this one day trip from Bangalore, please click here – Melukote and Tonnur lake

One Day trip from Bangalore 5 – Wander in Sholay land

One day trip from Bangalore

Landscape @ Ramanagaram where Sholay was shot

Did you know that the iconic Hindi movie “Sholay” was hot around Bangalore? This day trip will take you to Ramgarh – the Sholay land!

For more details about this one day trip from Bangalore, click here – Wander in Sholay land

One Day trip from Bangalore 6 – Lovely Lepakshi and more….

One day trip from Bangalore

Nagalinga idol @ Lepakshi

This day trip will take you to an outstanding temple with one of the largest Nandi or Holy Bull in India and a legendary tree dating back to Mahabharata.

For more details about this one day trip from Bangalore, please click here – Lovely Lepakshi and more…

One day trip from Bangalore 7 – Nandi hills and beyond……

one day trip from bangalore

View from the top of Nandi hill!

A perennial favourite of Bangaloreans. A lovely hill station, a house of an icon, a heritage monument and a lovely fort. What else can one think of for a day trip!

For detailed plan of this one day trip please click here – Charming Nandi hills and beyond…..

One Day Trip from Bangalore 8 – Revana Siddeshwara Betta, Aprameya Temple and a Surprise!

One day trip from bangalore

Lord Krishna as toddler!

This is a lovely day trip giving an option to climb two lovely hills. One of them unexplored, serene and quiet place. That is the surprising package in this weekend trip. In addition, there is an opportunity to visit the temple of Lord Krishna. The lord here is in the form of a toddler and is really cute. See the picture above.

For a detailed plan and itinerary of this trip, please click here – Revana Siddeshwara Betta, Aprameya Temple and a Surprise!

One Day Trip from Bangalore 9 – Two dams and a Trident Hill!

One day trip from Bangalore

Hills as seen from lake

This time we look east of Bangalore. Towards the neighbouring state of Tamilnadu. The neighbouring district of Krishnagiri is rich in history and natural beauty. It also boasts some lovely hill forts which are not explored and remain unknown. In this one day trip, we will help you explore Krishnagiri and Shoolagiri. Two hills. One with a fort and a Dam and other with a lovely temple and a dam!

For detailed plan and itinerary please click here – Two dams and a trident hill

One day trip from Bangalore 10 – Twin falls @ Shivanasamudra & a Sandy beach!

One day trip from Bangalore

Gaganachukki falls

This one day trip from Bangalore will take you to two lovely waterfalls on Cauvery River at Shivanasamudra. At Shivanasamudra, Cauvery river splits into two and jumps over rocks to create two spectacular falls. This day trip will also give you an opportunity to spend sometime by the river side, on a sandy beach at Talakadu!

For detailed plan and itinerary please click here – Twin falls @ Shivanasaumdra & a Sandy beach!

One day trip from Bangalore 11 – Marvellous Madhugiri and surprise in Seebi!

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The monolith and fort at Madhugiri

This one day trip from Bangalore will take you to Madhugiri which is the second largest monolith in Asia after Savandurga. Climbing and exploring this marvellous place is an experience in itself. We add a bit of surprise of Seebi which has a lovely temple of Narasimhaswamy. The temple has beautiful wall murals of 15th century. Not to be missed!

For a detailed itinerary, please click this link.  – Marvellous Madhugiri and surprise in Seebi!

One Day Trip from Bangalore 12 – Stunning Shravanabelagola & more!

one day trip from bangalore

The view of the holy tank and Chadragiri from the top of Vindhyagiri

This one day trip provides you an opportunity to explore Shravanabelagola and Markonahalli dam. We have been to Sharavanabelagola many times and we were there a fortnight ago. The hills in Shravanabelagola are a testimony to beautiful temples, Basadis and historical monuments. It also has world’s largest statue of Lord Bahubali at 58 feet. Markonahalli is a lovely dam across Shimsha river.

For a detailed itinerary, please click this link – http://traveltwosome.com/day-trips-from-bangalore-12-shravanabelagola-more/

One day trip from Bangalore 13 – Awesome Antaragange & More……

one day trip from bangalore

Clockwise from top left – The sculptured columns in Someshwara temple, Kolar, The pathway in antaragange, A lovely sculpture in Kolaramma temple, The shiva lingas and world’s tallest Shiva Linga in Kotilingeshwara

This one day trip helps you to explore Antaragange which is a trekkers’ delight, beautiful temples at Kolar and a fascinating Shiva temple at Kotilingeshwara – temple with one crore Shiva lingas. We have trekked and did caving in Antaragange years back when it was still relatively unknown.

For detailed itineraray of this one day trip please click this link – http://traveltwosome.com/one-day-trip-from-bangalore-13-antaragange-kolar/

One Day trip from Bangalore 14 – Lovely Hike in Haddinakallu & Beautiful Basaralu

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This one day trip provides you an opportunity to explore lovely hike to the hill temple of Lord Hanuman at Haddinakallu and beautiful Hoysala temple dedicated to Lord Mallikarjuna at Basaralu.

Please click on this link for a detailed itinerary – http://traveltwosome.com/one-day-trips-from-bangalore-haddinakallu-basaralu/

One day trip from Bangalore 15 – Riverside Muthathi and Achalu Betta

one day trip from Bangalore

Lovely spot on Cauvery in Muthathi

This one day trip provides you an opportunity to explore lovely riverside picnic spot of Muthathi and hill temple at Muneshwarana betta aka Achalu betta.

Please click on this link for a detailed itinerary – http://traveltwosome.com/one-day-trip-from-bangalore-15-muthathi-and-achalu-betta/

One day trip from Bangalore 16 – Karighatta Hill & Mahadevpura

One Day trip from Bangalore

This one day trip provides you an opportunity to explore lovely riverside picnic spot of Mahadevpura and hill temple at Karighatta.

Mahadevpura is a riverside picnic spot on river Cauvery. It is a favourite spot for film shoots. We are combining it with another lovely hill temple – Karighatta hill .

Please click on this link for a detailed itinerary – http://traveltwosome.com/karighatta-mahadevpura/

Aren’t you Excited now to go for a one day trip from Bangalore? Please share your experiences and any updates with us which will help us to update these posts.

We will continue to add more to this list as and when we add a new trip. Till then, pick a trip and plan an outing this weekend!

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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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