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One Day Trekking Destinations Near Bangalore

Nandi Hills – 62 KM

Nandi Hills

Nandi Hills is one of the most popular trekking destinations near Bangalore. It’s just a 1 and a half hr to 2 hr journey from Bangalore.

  • Height: 1,478 m
  • Distance: 62 KM from Bangalore.
  • Trekking Type: Easy
  • Best time to visit: Any time except rainy season.
  • Entry fee: 15 INR / person
  • Open timings: 6:00 am in the morning till 10:00 pm at night

Skandagiri Hills – 62 KM

Skandagiri

Skandagiri is famous for night trek, camping, and bird watching near Bangalore. It’s just a 1 and a half hr to 2 hr journey from Bangalore.

  • Height: 1,350 m
  • Distance: 62 KM from Bangalore.
  • Trekking Type: Medium
  • Best time to visit: Any time except rainy season.
  • Entry fee: 250 INR / person + taxes
  • Open timing: 6:00 am in the morning till 8:00 pm at night
  • Things to know: Only 300 people are allowed in one day. So make sure to book your tickets in advance. For booking visit https://myecotrip.com/

Savandurga Hills – 49 KM

The hill is considered to be among the largest monolith hills in Asia. It’s just a 1 and a half hr journey from Bangalore.

  • Height: 1,226 m
  • Distance: 49 KM from Bangalore.
  • Trekking Type: Hard
  • Best time to visit: Any time except rainy season.
  • Entry fee: Free
  • Open timing: 5 AM to 6 PM
  • Things to know: Wear proper trekking shoes. Make sure to book your tickets in advance. For booking visit https://myecotrip.com/

Devarayanadurga Hills (DD Hills) – 73 KM

The rocky hills are surrounded by forest and the hilltops are dotted with many temples like Yoganarasimha and the Bhoganarasimha temples. It’s just a 2hr journey from Bangalore.

  • Height: 1,200 m
  • Distance: 73 KM from Bangalore.
  • Trekking Type: Easy
  • Best time to visit: Any time except rainy season.
  • Entry fee: Free
  • Open timing: 6 AM to 6 PM
  • Things to know: Temple opening time 10 AM to 5 PM. Beware of monkeys.

Madhugiri Betta – 104 KM

Madhugiri is the second largest monolith rock hill in Asia. It’s just a 2 and a half hr journey from Bangalore.

  • Height: 1,203 m
  • Distance: 104 KM from Bangalore.
  • Trekking Type: Hard
  • Best time to visit: Any time except rainy season.
  • Entry fee: Free
  • Open timing: 6 AM to 5 PM
  • Things to know: Wear proper trekking shoes.

Makalidurga – 60 KM

Makalidurga is a hill fort. The fort stands at the top of a hill. the view from the top is beautiful. It’s just a 1 and a half hr journey from Bangalore.

  • Height: 1350 m
  • Distance: 60 KM from Bangalore.
  • Trekking Type: Medium
  • Best time to visit: Any time except rainy season.
  • Entry fee: 250 INR / person + taxes
  • Open timing: 6 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Things to know: Make sure to book your tickets in advance. Only 150 people are allowed in one day. For booking visit https://myecotrip.com/

Ramadevara Betta (Sholay Hills) – 49 KM

Ramadevara Betta also known as “The land of the seven hills” is another famous trekking destination near Bangalore. The famous Bollywood movie Sholay shooting was done here.

  • Height: 915 m
  • Distance: 55 KM from Bangalore.
  • Trekking Type: Easy
  • Best time to visit: Any time except rainy season.
  • Entry fee: 25 INR / person
  • Open timing: 9 AM to 5 PM
  • Things to know: Also visit Kanva Reservoir.

Channarayana Durga (A fort in the sky) – 99 KM

Channarayana Durga is a hill fort. It gives an amazing view from the top. The fort has few temples and old structures to explore.

  • Height: 1138 m
  • Distance: 99 KM from Bangalore.
  • Trekking Type: Easy
  • Best time to visit: Any time except rainy season.
  • Entry fee: Free
  • Open timing: No restriction

Anthargange – 68 KM

It’s a very popular cave trekking destination near Bangalore. Explore Kasivisvesvara Temple. From the backside of the temple, the main hike to the Anthargangecaves will begin.

  • Height: 1226 m
  • Distance: 68 KM from Bangalore.
  • Trekking Type: Medium
  • Best time to visit: Any time except rainy season.
  • Entry fee: 250 INR / person + taxes
  • Open timing: 6 AM to 11 PM
  • Night trek: Available
  • Things to know: Make sure to book your tickets in advance. Only 150 people are allowed in one day. For booking visit https://myecotrip.com/ . Carry a torch.

Kunti Betta – 125 KM

Kunti Betta is a beautiful hill in the Mandya district.

  • Height: 2882 m
  • Distance: 125 KM from Bangalore.
  • Trekking Type: Easy
  • Best time to visit: Any time except rainy season.
  • Entry fee: Free
  • Open timing: 6 AM to 5 PM
  • Night trek: Available
  • Things to know: Do Kayaking. You can book your night trekking from here link

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Shrinjoy Saha

I am Shrinjoy Saha, a very warm welcome to my blog - Travel Bong. Professionally I am a software developer and I haven't quit my job to travel the world. At every opportunity, I pack my bag and travel. The vision of my blog is to help travelers, backpackers & tourists with travel plans. In my blog, I try to give all the necessary information.

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