One day trip from Bangalore? If you are planning one, you are at the right place! One friendly advice from us due to COVID situation. We have given details of eateries in every one day trip itinerary from Bangalore. However, we would advise that either you pack something from home or get a take away or “Parcel” as it is called in Bangalore and eat it under a lovely tree or next to a lake! Makes sure you take reusable plates or eco-friendly plates.
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We present a list of 21 One day trips from Bangalore 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 have 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 a Bike or hire a taxi.
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One Day trip from Bangalore 1 – Rocky splendour @ Savandurga and More……
This day trip from Bangalore 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
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 – Devarayanadurga, Shivagange & Mandaragiri
Around Bangalore, there are hills. Then there are forts on these hills. Then we have lovely temples in them. This one day trip near 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.
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 Ramanagaram Sholay land
Did you know that the iconic Hindi movie “Sholay” was hot around Bangalore? This one day trip in Bangalore 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….
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……
A perennial favourite of Bangaloreans. One of the shortest places to visit near Bangalore in a day trip. 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!
This is a lovely one day road trip from Bangalore 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 of Shoolagiri!
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 from Bangalore , 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 @ Talakadu!
This one day road 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!
This 1 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 & Markonahalli Dam!
This one day trip near Bangalore 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……
This day trip from Bangalore 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
This one day road trip from Bangalore 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
This is one of the lovely places to visit near Bangalore. This 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
This is an excellent one day outing from Bangalore for your family! It 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/
One day trip from Bangalore 17 – Exploring Channapatna Toy-land and a lovely hill!
Channapatna is famous for its lovely wooden and lacquered toys. These toys are very colourful and elegant. This day trip from Bangalore helps you to explore the glorious heritage of Channapatna toys. You will also get a chance to visit not much known Brahmalingeshwara betta which is a small hill with lovely views of surrounding landscape.
Please click on this link for a detailed itinerary – http://traveltwosome.com/one-day-trip-bangalore-channapatna-toys/
One Day Trip from Bangalore 18 – Gudibande Fort and More……
Gudibande is a small village in Karnataka close to Andhra Pradesh Border. Incidentally it happens to be the native place of Poorna!
Gudibande is famous for its hill fort and a temple for Lord Shiva. This one day outing from Bangalore helps you to explore the hill fort of Gudibande and a small & lovely dam at Jakkalamadugu.
Check out all details here – http://traveltwosome.com/gudibande-fort-jakkalamadugu-dam/
One day trip from Bangalore 19 – Avalabetta & Dandiganahalli Dam
Avalabetta is a lovely hill and Dandiganahalli is a serene water body. When you club both of them, you have a nice one day trip from Bangalore!
“One Day trip from Bangalore 19” is the nineteenth in this series helping you to explore Avalabetta and Dandiganahalli dam.
Check out the detailed itinerary here – http://traveltwosome.com/avalabetta-dandiganahalli-dam/
One day trip from Bangalore 20 – Bettamugilalam & Panchapalli Dam
Bettamugilalam – Place where hill and clouds meet – is a quiet hamlet at 3000 feet above sea level near Hosur. Amidst forest and part of North Cauvery wild life sanctuary, the woods are lovely. Lovely water holes and curvy roads make this place a good outing. If lucky, you may see elephants and other wildlife in these water holes. Then you have a quiet reservoir at Panchapalli. The hills and backwaters make his quiet and serene place. Lovely roads make this a good one day trip from Bangalore!
Check out the detailed itinerary here – http://traveltwosome.com/one-day-trip-bangalore-panchapalli-dam-bettamugilalam/
One day Trip from Bangalore 21 – Kaiwara and Kailasagiri hill
Kaiwara & Kailasagiri is nice one day trip from Bangalore. Kaiwara is a small town near Bangalore and is famous for Saint Kaiwara Thatayya ashram and temple complex. Kailasagiri is a small hill which is at a distance of 7 KMs from Kaiwara which is known for a panoramic view of the local landscape and cave temple.
Check out the detailed itinerary here – http://traveltwosome.com/kaiwara-kailasagiri-one-day-trip-guide/
22) Turuvekere Hoysala Temples & Lakes – Your One Day Trip Guide!
Turuvekere is a small town near Bangalore. Turuvekere Hoysala Temples are small and beautiful. Not only the town has two lovely temples, but also has magnificent temple at Thandaga which is nearby. In addition, you will also get an opportunity to see large Mallaghatta Lake and Nonavinakere Lake (One of the largest lakes in Karnataka).
This is a comfortable one day trip from Bangalore you can do on a weekend to explore lovely temples and lakes of Turuvekere. Check out detailed itinerary here – http://traveltwosome.com/turuvekere-hoysala-one-day-trip-guide/
23) Srirangapatnna & 2 bird Sanctuaries – One day trip guide from Bangalore!
Srirangapatna is famous for Tipu Sultan and the temple of Sri Ranganathaswamy. This one day trip from Bangalore helps you to explore the glorious heritage of Tipu Sultan, Srirangapatna Fort and Srirangapatna Temple of Sri Ranganathaswamy. You will also get a chance to visit two lovely bird sanctuaries – Ranganathittu & Kokkarebellur
Please click this for all details – http://traveltwosome.com/srirangapatna-one-day-trip-guide/
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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