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50 Lovely Road Trips from Bangalore in 2024 with easy daily Itinerary!

Last updated on January 17th, 2024 at 11:14 am

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26 Short drives from Bangalore/One Day Road trip from Bangalore

Let us start with the easiest one. You get up in the morning feeling bored and just want to take your car or bike and drive to some place to relax!

We in Bangalore are blessed with some lovely places to explore. Small hills with awesome views. Serene riversides. Quiet lakes. Heritage temples. All of them can be visited with your family for a nice picnic.

We give you a list of 24 lovely options to explore with an hourly itinerary with pit stops for breakfast and lunch. This is a day-long trip which covers two places. If you want to do a half-day trip, then you can return after visiting the first place.

Here are a few examples……

Riverside picnic @ Mekedatu and Chunchi Falls

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 & Chunchi falls

Shivanasamudra Falls and Sandy beach at 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!

Please Check out the list of all 26 lovely options for one-day road trips from Bangalore in this link. – One day trips from Bangalore – 26 Lovely options with detailed itineraries!

8 Weekend Road Trips from Bangalore

With most of us having Saturday and Sunday off, it gives us an opportunity to see places over the weekends. Fortunately, Bangalore has lovely places to go with your family for a lovely weekend trip. You will be spoilt for choices from lovely national parks to waterfalls to heritage centres!

We present a list of eight lovely options for your weekend road trips from Bangalore with a detailed itinerary!

Here are a few examples of Weekend road trips from Bangalore.

Sakleshpur Meadows and Waterfalls!

In this weekend road trip from Bangalore, we want you to get spellbound by spectacular Sakleshpur! Sakleshpur is well-known for the coffee estates, pristine forests, streams and waterfalls and of course lovely meadows!

Click on this link for a detailed itinerary – Spectacular Meadows and Waterfalls of Sakleshpur

Charming Chikmagalur!

In this trip, you will get an opportunity to explore unknown wonder Devaramane, Spectacular valleys of Mullayyana Giri and Bababudan Giri hills. And of course few waterfalls too!

Click on this link for a detailed itinerary – Charming Chikmagalur!

Please click this link for all 8 weekend road trips from Bangalore with details – 8 Lovely Weekend Road Trips from Bangalore with detailed itinerary!

15 Week Long road trips from Bangalore/5 Days road trip from Bangalore

These 15 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 are the details……

Long Road trip from Bangalore 1 – Karnataka Heritage trails (Hampi, Badami, Bijapur)

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Picturesque Bhoothanatha Temple, Badami

This long road trip from Bangalore 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 

Long 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

Long Road Trip from Bangalore 3 – Jog Falls, Murudeshwar, Udupi and Sakleshpur 

This is a comfortable weeklong Bangalore to Murudeshwar, Jog Falls, Udupi, Mangalore and Sakleshpur  road trip from Bangalore. We call this Karavali and Koffee Kombo road trip!

Click this link for more details – http://traveltwosome.com/bangalore-to-murudeshwar-road-trip-guide/

Long Road Trip from Bangalore 4 – Coastal Karnataka tour in 7 days!

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.

Click this link for a detailed itinerary – http://traveltwosome.com/coastal-karnataka-road-trip-guide/

Long Road Trip from Bangalore 5 – Hill Holiday in Wayanad, Coorg & Ooty!

This is a classic road trippers dream holiday. Similar to the one we had posted on Malnad and Karavali above. Distances are not much. Views are amazing. Food is great. Many options to stay. If you get bored of seeing the greenery throughout, a day is kept for just lazing on the beach. You can do Ooty first and Coorg last if you wish to.

For detailed itinerary of this long road trip from Bangalore please click herehttp://traveltwosome.com/bangalore-to-wayanad-coorg-ooty-guide/

Long Road Trip from Bangalore 6 – All Hill stations in One Road Trip!

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…..

For detailed itinerary please click this – http://traveltwosome.com/bangalore-coorg-ooty-munnar-kodaikanal/

Long Road Trip from Bangalore 7 – Bangalore to Goa by Road in 5 Spectacular Routes!

Bangalore to Goa gives many opportunities to experience the beauty of the western ghats in different hues.

All the five routes given here are spectacular drives. Here, the journey becomes more thrilling than the destination! Bangalore to Goa distance in all the routes are almost same. There may be a difference of 40 KMs between the routes.

For detailed itinerary please click this link – http://traveltwosome.com/bangalore-to-goa-5-spectacular-routes/

Long Road Trip from Bangalore 8 – Explore Kerala, the Gods own country!

Bangalore to Kerala road trip is a fascinating experience! We are inspiring you to explore Kerala, God’s own country! This road trip from Bangalore covers the lovely hills of Munnar, serene backwaters of Alleppey/Kumarakkom, pristine beaches at Varkala, the sights of Fort Kochi and temples in Kanyakumari and Madurai.

For detailed itinerary of this road trip from Bangalore, please click here – http://traveltwosome.com/bangalore-to-kerala-road-trip/

Long Road Trip from Bangalore 9 – Explore hidden gems of Rayalaseema!!

This road trip 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.

For detailed itinerary of this road trip from Bangalore please click here – http://traveltwosome.com/road-trip-bangalore-8-wonders-rayalaseema-andhra-pradesh-telengana/

Long Road Trip from Bangalore 10 – Charms of Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry!

The good thing about this circuit is that all the places are close-by giving one an opportunity to explore the French architecture and Auroville in Pondicherry, the UNESCO Heritage sites of great Chola temples in Thanjavur, the magnificent mansions of Chettinad and the lovely beach and 18th century Danish town of Tranquebar and magnificent temples at Madurai and Rameshwaram

For detailed itinerary please click this link – http://traveltwosome.com/bangalore-to-pondicherry-chettinad-madurai-road-trip-guide/

Long Road Trip from Bangalore 11 – Munnar in three lovely routes!

If you are planning Bangalore to Munnar road trip, it can be reached by 3 spectacular routes. The Bangalore to Munnar distance can be easily covered in a day. We give you all details here in this step by step guide on how to reach from Bangalore to Munnar.

For detailed itinerary please click this link – http://traveltwosome.com/bangalore-to-munnar-road-trip-guide/

Long Road Trip from Bangalore 12 – Wonders of Dandeli, Gokarna & Sirsi!

This is an another gem of a road trip. A combination of forest, waterfalls and beaches.

Uttara Kannada is still unexplored. This road trip from Bangalore to Dandeli, Gokarna, Sirsi & Karwar is a great drive through western ghats with some awesome views of the mountains and valleys. An opportunity to taste the cuisine of Konkan both vegetarian and Non Vegetarian…….especially the sea food.

For detailed itinerary of this road trip please click here – http://traveltwosome.com/bangalore-to-dandeli-gokarna-sirsi-road-trip-guide/

Long Road Trip from Bangalore 13 – Mesmerising Monsoon destinations in Karnataka!

Monsoon road trip in Karnataka. Yes, this is the season to drive when the parched lands come back to life. Karnataka is mesmerising during this season. Rain creates magic all around. It turns the hills green. Cascades tumble-down from nowhere in the mountains. Streams hitherto dry get back their life. The roaring sea, Rain drenched beaches. It is green and beautiful all around!

For detailed itinerary please click this link – http://traveltwosome.com/monsoon-road-trip-in-karnataka-guide/

Long road trips from Bangalore 14 – Navagraha Temple tour in Tamil Nadu!

Navagraha temples in Tamil Nadu in South India is considered very auspicious for Hindus. Each of these Navagraha temple dedicated to 9 planets in Indian mythology are thronged by devotees seeking their blessings.

As the name suggests there are nine temples dedicated to Navagrahas or nine planets. These are Surya, Chandra, Mangala or Angaraka, Bhudha, Guru, Shukra, Shani, Rahu and Kethu. One can visit all temples or may visit individual temples based on one’s requirements.

For complete and detailed itinerary of this road trip please click here – http://traveltwosome.com/navagraha-temples-tour-guide/

Long Road Trip from Bangalore 15 – Coastal Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry in 9 days! 

The coastal Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry tour is an experience to cherish. The coromandel coast is a fascinating stretch of beaches and heritage.

From early shore temple at Mahabalipuram to the grandest of temples at Madurai, Chidambaram and Rameshwaram and holy cathedral at Velankanni and famous Dargah at Nagore, you get an opportunity to see a kaleidoscope of cultures which flourished in this state.

Add to that lovely beaches at Taragambadi, Rameshwaram, the French city of Pondicherry and Portuguese town of Manapad you have a blast of a circuit!

Please click here for detailed itinerary of this road trip from Bangalore – http://traveltwosome.com/coastal-tamil-nadu-and-pondicherry-tour-in-9-days-a-detailed-guide/

Long Road Trip from Bangalore 16 – Karnataka Temple Tour of Dharmasthala, Kukke Subramanya, Udupi, Kollur and More

Karnataka Temple Tour

Here is a detailed itinerary from Bangalore to major temples in Karnataka. The easy 5-day itinerary covers Dharmasthala, Kukke Subramanya, Udupi, Kollur, Sringeri, and Horanadu with an option to extend to Murudeshwar and Gokarna.

Check out all the details here – https://traveltwosome.com/road-trip-itinerary-from-bangalore-to-dharmasthala-kukke-udupi-kollur/

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 the Indian Monsoon in Western Ghats –12 Road Trips to Experience monsoon in Western Ghats!

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