Categories: Weekend Gateways

Top 10 Weekend Getaways From Bangalore

Mysore – 144 KM

Mysore Palace

It’s just a 4 hr journey from Bangalore. You can visit Mysore any time of the year. Dussehra festival is very famous in Mysore.

  • Distance: 144 KM from Bangalore.
  • Best time to visit: Any time
  • Places to visit: Mysore Palace, St. Philomena’s Cathedral church, Brindavan Gardens, Chamundi Hills, Mysore Zoo, and much more.
  • Things to do: Go-karting at Funway, Trekking at Chamundi Hills, Explore Mysore palace, Enjoy Musical Fountains at Brindavan Gardens and much more.

Refer to our blog: A complete travel guide to Mysore

Coorg – 270 KM

Mandalpatti

It’s just a one night bus journey from Bangalore. Coorg is also known as ‘The Scotland of India‘.

  • Distance: 270 KM from Bangalore.
  • Best to visit: Winter and Summer
  • Places to visit: Abby falls, Raja’s Seat, Raja’s Tomb, Mandalpatti, Nisargadhama, Namdroling Monastery, Dubare Elephant Camp, and much more.
  • Things to do: Elephant ride at the Dubare Elephant Camp, Experience a gorgeous view from the Mandalpatti hilltop, Watch the sunset at Raja’s Seat and much more.

Refer to our blog: A complete travel guide to Coorg

Hampi – 343 KM

Hampi is one of my favorite places. It’s just a one night train journey from Bangalore. Hampi is the place where you can find peace, you can recharge yourself, and release your pressure. Prefer to travel on Friday night.

  • Distance: 343 KM from Bangalore.
  • Best to visit: Winter
  • Places to visit: Vijaya Vittala Temple, Sri Virupaksha Temple, Lotus Mahal and much more.
  • Things to do: Explore 15th Century Indian history, Musical temple and much more.

Refer to our blog: A complete travel guide to Hampi

Puducherry – 358 KM

It’s just a one night train journey from Bangalore. French colonies are one of the best things to explore in Puducherry. Prefer to travel on Friday night.

  • Distance: 358 KM from Bangalore.
  • Best to visit: Winter
  • Places to visit: Auroville, Promenade Beach, Rock Beach and much.
  • Things to do: Explore French colony, Beach trekking at beautiful beach, Do water sports, Explores cafes and much more.

Refer to our blog: A complete travel guide to Puducherry

Ooty – 374 KM

It’s just a one night train journey from Bangalore. Ooty is a hill station. Prefer to travel on Friday night.

  • Distance: 374 KM from Bangalore.
  • Best to visit: Winter and Summer
  • Places to visit: Botanical Gardens, Doddabetta, Ooty Lake, Pykara Lake and much more.
  • Things to do: Boat ride on the Ooty Lake, have a picnic by the Pykara Lake, take a ride on the Nilgiri Mountain Railway and much more.

Refer to our blog: A complete travel guide to Ooty

Gokarna – 490 KM

If you want to spend your time on the beach, then Gokarna is the best place. Buss and trains are easily available for Gokarna. It’s just one night train journey from Bangalore. You will find peace here.

  • Distance: 490 KM from Bangalore.
  • Best to visit: Winter.
  • Places to visit: Kudle Beach, Om Beach, Paradise Beach and much more.
  • Things to do: Beach trekking at beautiful Paradise beach, Do water sports, Beach camping under the stars, Explores cafes, and much more.

Refer to our blog: A complete travel guide to Gokarna

Chikmagalur – 244 KM

It will just take 5 hr to reach Chikmagalur from Bangalore. To explore Chikmagalur you don’t need to wait for the best time. Just pack your bag and come to Chikmagalur.

  • Distance: 244 KM from Bangalore.
  • Best to visit: Any Time.
  • Places to visit: Mullayanagiri, Baba Budangiri, Kemmangundi, Z point and much more.
  • Things to do: Experience beautiful landscapes, trekking, and much more.

Refer to our blog: A complete travel guide to Chikmagalur

Wayanad – 289 KM

It will just take 8 hr to reach Wayanad from Bangalore. It’s a hill station.

  • Distance: 289 KM from Bangalore.
  • Best to visit: Winter and Summer.
  • Places to visit: Banasura Sagar dam, Chembra Peak, Kuruva Dweep, Pookode Lake and much more.
  • Things to do: Explore tea estates, trekking, Camping inside the lush greenery, stay in tree house and much more.

Refer to our blog: A complete travel guide to Wayanad

Munnar – 495 KM

Munnar is a hill station. If you love hills, landscapes, nature, waterfalls then you should visit Munnar. The weather in Munnar is so good.

  • Distance: 477 KM from Bangalore.
  • Best time to visit: Winter
  • Places to visit: Mattupetty Dam, Pallivasal Falls, Lock Heart Gap, Attukal Waterfalls and much more.
  • Things to do: Stay in the treehouse, Explore tea estate, Do camping, trekking, rock climbing, and much more.

Refer to our blog: A complete travel guide to Munnar

Kodaikanal – 449 KM

Kodaikanal is a hill station. The weather is very refreshing here and you will enjoy hills, lakes, and nature here.

  • Distance: 466 KM from Bangalore
  • Best time to visit: Summer
  • Places to visit: Kodaikanal Lake, Berijam Lake, Silent Valley View Point, and Guna Cave and much more
  • Things to do: Boating at Kodaikanal lake, Explore Guna Cave, Lost in Pine forest, and much more.

Refer to our blog: A complete travel guide to Kodaikanal

Must Have Travel Accessories:

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  5. Neck pillow with eye mask option 1
  6. Reusable filter water bottle option 1
  7. Power bank option 1
  8. Power bank option 2
  9. Anti Theft Backpack with USB Charging Port option 1

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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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