Bengaluru (Bangalore) Weekend Getaways

Bengaluru Weekend Getaways

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After the entire week's hustles and bustles, relaxation becomes a necessity.To get relief from the week's stress, planning for a weekend getaway is a very good idea. Bengaluru has under its fold a large number of places where one can relax in the fresh air and keep oneself away from the rapid paced world.

A weekend getaway generally means a short trip yet inexpensive. Bengaluru and the weekend gateways from Bengaluru are a nature lovers' dream. Infested with rich flora and fauna Bengaluru is surrounded by some of the most enthralling national parks, bird sanctuaries and mesmerizing hill stations.

If you are looking out for a weekend getaway in Bengaluru, then here are some of the places that you can choose from:

BRT Wildlife Sanctuary

It is 235 Kms, South of Bengaluru and is well known for elephants, birds, bison and bear. Serving as an ideal destination for the ornithologists this Bangalore weekend getaway is among the most frequented.

Bandipur National Park

It is 215 Kms, Southwest of Bangalore and is known for elephants, gaur, wild boars, sambhars, spotted deer or wild dogs, tiger and leopards.

Nagarhole National Park (Rajiv Gandhi National Park)

It is 210 Kms, South of Bangalore and is famous for the wildlife. The park is situated between Kabini River and the Bandipur National Park.


It is 218 Kms, South-West of Bangalore. This place has some tribal population and has Cauvery River on one side and Dubare Reserve Forest on the other.


It is 224 Kms, South of Bangalore. This place is full of exotic hills, valleys, ravines, falls and wild animals especially elephants.


It is 225 Kms, East of Bangalore. It is very famous for the Venkateswara temple.


282 Kms, South West of Bangalore. This place is popular for hill stations, floral beauty and forests.


297 Kms, South-West to Bangalore. This is a very well known hill station.

Apart from the above mentioned places of Bangalore weekend getaways you can also choose from Sila Thoranam, Chandragiri Fort, Alamelu Managapuram, Kapilatheertham Temple, Sri Kalahasti Temple, Srinivasa Mangapuram Temple, Kanipakkam Varasiddi Vinayaka Temple and Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park, etc. One can also pay visits to short distance places like the Nandi Hills, located at about 60 Kms from Bangalore. Also there is the Banerghatta National Park, 11 Kms from Bangalore.

Last Updated on : 03/12/2013