Road Trips and Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

by Arjun Dikshit
Road Trips from Bangalore. Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

Bangalore enjoys a beautiful pleasant climate almost throughout the year but that seems to be changing quite rapidly. Being the IT hub the population is increasing steadily which leads to clogged roads and traffic jams. So it is good to get away from all that hustle and bustle once in a while. The best way is to take a break and visit the variety of destinations nearby making them perfect weekend getaways from Bangalore. Here are 10 road trips from Bangalore that you might want to go on.

 

Road trips from Bangalore

Road trip from Bangalore to Ooty

Ooty a hill station is a known for its rolling hills, vegetation and tea garden covering the plateaus. A cool place to relax from the hustle and bustle of the cities. The hill region also covers the towns Kotagiri and Coonoor. This is one of the popular weekend getaways from Bangalore.

On your way to Ooty you can go via Mysore and explore the city and also the Bandipur National Park.

Road Trips from Bangalore. Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

Ooty (Source)

Distance: 272Kms  Time Taken: 6 hours

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There are 49 Petrol Pumps, 47 Toilets and 81 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

 

Road trip from Bangalore to Wayanad

Wayanad is is part of the Western Ghats and it altitude ranges from 700m to 2100m. Wayanad is famous for its wildlife and also of the spice plantations.

On your way to Wayanad or while returning you can visit the Nagahole National Park.

Road Trips from Bangalore. Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

Wayanad (Source)

Distance: 274     Time Taken: 6 hours

There are 42 Petrol Pumps, 30 Toilets and 74 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

 

Road trip from Bangalore to Coorg

Coorg, known for its beautiful scenery and endless mountain ranges, attracts lots of tourists every year. It is one of the most visited hill stations in Karnataka. If you are a nature lover you’ll love Coorg.

On your way to Mysore you can visit Daria Daulat Bagh in Srirangpatna.

Road Trips from Bangalore. Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

Coorg (Source)

Distance: 240Kms  Time Taken: 5 hours

There are 57 Petrol Pumps, 30 Toilets and 86 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

 

Road trip from Bangalore to Mysore(Mysuru)

Mysore is one of the biggest cities and also is the cultural capital of Karnataka. Mysore has a rich history which dates back to almost a thousand years.

Road Trips from Bangalore. Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

Mysore (Source)

Distance: 146Kms  Time Taken: 3 hours

There are 83 Petrol Pumps, 30 Toilets and 148 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

 

Road trip from Bangalore to Hampi

Thanks to the ancient temples, palaces, forts and other monuments Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also called The City of Ruins.

On your way to Hampi you can visit the Chitradurga Fort.

Road Trips from Bangalore. Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

Hampi (Source)

Distance: 343Kms  Time Taken: 6 hours

There are 46 Petrol Pumps, 40 Toilets and 50 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

 

Road trip from Bangalore to Kabini

Kabini is known for ecotourism and its lush greenery. It once used be the hunting ground for the Mysore Maharaja. It has one of the best Wildlife Sanctuaries of Karnataka.

On your way to Kabini River you can visit Channaptna the Toy Town.

Road Trips from Bangalore. Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

Kabini (Source)

Distance: 209Kms  Time Taken: 4 hours

There are 62 Petrol Pumps, 30 Toilets and 99 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

 

Road trip from Bangalore to Yercaud

Yercaud is a hill station in the Salem district is also known as the Jewel of the South. It is a hill station that can be visited anytime in the year thanks to its weather.

Road Trips from Bangalore. Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

Yercaud (Source)

Distance: 215Kms  Time Taken: 4 hours

There are 36 Petrol Pumps, 51 Toilets and 73 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

 

Road trip from Bangalore to Hogenakkal

The Hogenakkal Falls are said to be The Niagara Falls of India. The Kaveri River splits into multiple streams which makes the falls spectacular to look at. This can generally be done in one day and so can be considered as a one day road trip from Bangalore.

After enjoying the waterfalls you can visit Male Mahadeshwara Hills and the Male Mahadeshwara Temple nearby.

Road Trips from Bangalore. Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

Hogenakkal (Source)

Distance: 179Kms  Time Taken: 3 hours

There are 44 Petrol Pumps, 51 Toilets and 90 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

 

Road trip from Bangalore to Goa

Goa is one of the most popular destinations in India thanks to its beautiful beaches and also a very happening nightlife. Goa is as always one of the most popular weekend getaways from Bangalore.

On your way to Goa you can visit the Chandravali cave temple in Chitradurga, Ranibennur Blackbuck Sanctuary or the Bankapura Fort.

Road Trips from Bangalore. Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

Goa (Source)

Distance: 560Kms  Time Taken: 9 hours

There are 29 Petrol Pumps, 37 Toilets and 51 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

 

Road trip from Bangalore to Pondicherry

Pondicherry has a rich history and it also reflects French culture as it was the largest French colony in India. Pondicherry has beautiful beaches, temples and churches and much more.

On the way to Pondicherry you can visit the Golden Temple in Vellore or the Vellore Fort.

Road Trips from Bangalore. Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

Pondychery (Source)

Distance: 377Kms  Time Taken: 6 hours

There are 44 Petrol Pumps, 59 Toilets and 79 Food Joints on this road trip.

These are 10 exciting and enjoyable road trips from Bangalore which can be done almost any time of the year making them perfect weekend getaways from Bangalore. Other road trips from Bangalore within 100 kms which can done are Trip to Nandi Hills, Sangam, Skandagiri, Bheemeshwari etc.

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If you feel we have missed out on some popular weekend getaways from Bangalore let us know in the comments below.

Check out our list of road trips from Delhi, road trips from Mumbai, road trips from Hyderabad and road trips from Chennai.

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