10 amazing places visit in around Bangalore, all these places are perfect one-day destination/weekend gateway near Bengaluru in less than 100 kilometres
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00:00 – Mandaragiri Hills
00:41 – Gudibande Fort
01:44 – Ganalu Falls
02:25 – Channarayana Durga
03:38 – Hutridurga Fort
04:45 – Devarayana Durga
05:48 – Dandiganahalli Dam
06:58 – Mankonahalli Dam
07:57 – Yelagiri
09:06 – Swamimalai
✅ 1. MANDARAGIRI HILLS: –
It’s a must-visit place near to Bengaluru, the Best place to plan a one day trip for a relaxing weekend. The Jain temple Built here is so Beautiful and cool inside
✅ 2. GUDIBANDE FORT-
Gudibande is famous for its hill fort and a temple for Lord Shiva. This one day trip from Bangalore helps you to explore the hill fort of Gudibande and a small & lovely dam at Jakkalamadugu.
✅ 3. GANALU FALLS:
Ganalu Falls is located at Ganalu, Malvalli Taluk, Mandya District, Karnataka. The Shimsha river flows down to form the Ganalu Waterfalls. It is surrounded by rocky terrain and requires a little bit of trek to reach the final place. The Shimsha river further flows down towards Shimshapura Hydro Electric Plant. This place is accessible to an extent by two-wheelers and not much by four-wheeler. The path to the waterfall is a narrow mud road. It is a lesser-known waterfall. Not many people are around this waterfall other than locals and bikers.
✅ 4. CHANNARAYANA DURGA –
This is a good place to trek, but you will have to be very careful for the initial 30-45 mins of the trek. You will have to negotiate with steep inclination, from the very beginning of the trek. This is the most difficult part of the trek as there is no steps, path or any railings. Once you negotiate this part, the path becomes a bit easy. However, the fort entrance is not very easily visible. Once you reach the top, you will feel that its worth for all your efforts. On the top, you can see some ruined wall, on which you can walk carefully and take some snaps of the view.
✅ 5. HUTRIDURGA –
Hutridurga also is known as Uttari Betta is a small hill located around 65 km away from Bangalore. It is in Kunigal taluk of Tumkur & has recently gained popularity as one of the best one-day treks to do near Bangalore. The total trek distance of this hill is 5km up & down. It is an easy trek to do & can be done by people of all age groups.
✅ 6. DEVARAYANA DURGA –
Devarayanadurga is a temple town and hill station located in the district of Tumkuru in the state of Karnataka. The rocky hills are surrounded by forest and the hilltops are dotted with several temples including the Yoganarasimha and the Bhoganarasimha temples and an altitude of 1204 metres.
✅ 7. DANDIGANAHALLI DAM –
Very nice and a lot of greenery around. It’s a secluded and not so popular place.
Very good for a day trip with family and kids…Please take food and water along, as there is no shops or hotels around. And don’t forget to take an umbrella or shades as it is open lands.
✅ 8. MARKONAHALLI DAM –
First Dam with auto cyclo technology in Karnataka built by PWD under the guidance of Visvesvaraya Technological University.
✅ 9. YELAGIRI –
Yelagiri is a nice getaway from the city life and not far from Bangalore. It’s 3-3.5 Hours drive from Bangalore and you can spend a nice weekend or have a stopover at this hill station en route to some other destination. The town is a small one, has a small lake to do boating, and has a very nice nature park, followed by a few nearby thrill adventure activities.
✅ 10. SWAMIMALI HILLS –
The temple is known and revered by people around hills. The trek starts at base camp where Anjaneya deity on rock and climbing gets steep. It takes 1 hour for reaching the top for excellent views. There is the silence that makes u feel the forest.
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