Top 10 Places To Visit Around Bangalore During The Monsoon

The IT hub of the country is surrounded by many beautiful attractions and location around, which are known as Bangalore Monsoon Getaways or weekend Monsoon Getaways around Bangalore, The misty hills, cascading waterfalls, sandy beaches and nature trails of Bangalore are monsoon places as well as weekend getaways, few of them are Ramanagara, Muthyalamaduvu, Chunchi Falls, Brindavan Gardens Mysore,Tiger Reserve Masinagudi,Kudremukh Coffee Estates and Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary.

Nandi Hills

Nandi-Hills

Nandi Hills is an ancient hill fortress located approximately 60 km from the city of Bengaluru. Nearby Tourist Attractions of Nandi Hills includes Someshwara swami temple,Skanda giri,Nandi Railway station,Summer Palace and Fort and a very good hill training spot and cyclists paradise.Image Source:grabhouse

Skandagiri

Skandagiri

Kalavara Durga or Skandagiri is an ancient mountain fortress, located approximately 70 km from Bangalore city. Skandagiri is famous as one of the best trekking place around Bangalore but pretty dangerous and because of that police banned the skandagiri hills for illegal entry for trekking. Image Source:karnataka

Mekedaatu

Mekedaatu is a place where the river Kaveri flows through a deep, narrow ravine of hard granite rock and Sangama is the place where Arkavati merges with Kaveri. It’s a wonderful picnic spot at the confluence of the river Cauvery and Arkavathi but dangerous too during the monsoon.

Shivanasamudra Falls

Shivanasamudra-Falls

Shivanasamudra Falls is situated on the banks of the river Kaveri and creates fourth largest island in the rivers course. The Segmented waterfalls is best to visit during the monsoon season of July to October. Shivanasamudra waterfalls in one of the best and most picturesque waterfall in the state.

Makalidurga

Makalidurga is a hill fort situated at the top of a huge granite hillock near the village of Makalidurga. Makalidurga village is located around 60 km from Bangalore near Doddaballapur, is a popular getaway around Bangalore,Offering some of the best spots for trekking.

Shivagange

Shivagange_Hills

Shivagange mountain peak is located near Dobbaspet in Bangalore Rural 54 km from the city also known as Dakshina Kashi. The area is a popular site for rock climbing in the Karnataka state.

Devarayanadurga

Devarayanadurga-hill-Station

Devarayanadurga is a beautiful hill station on a rocky hills and surrounded by the dense forest and the hilltops are dotted with several temples. Namada Chilume a natural spring is one of the major attraction of Devarayanadurga along with Yoga Narasimha Swamy Temple.

Savandurga

Savandurga-hill-Rock

Savandurga is one of the largest monolith hills in Asia famous for Manchanabele dam,trekking location and endangered wildlife. The hills of Savandurga are frequented by pilgrims for Savandi Veerabhadreshwara Swamy and Narasimha Swamy temple and a great place for watersports and adventure tourism near Bangalore.

Dodda Alada Mara

Big-Banyan-Tree-Bangalore

The Dodda Alada Mara or Big Banyan Tree is one of the largest tree of its kind,located in the village of Kettohalli and 28 kilometres from Bangalore. Big Banyan Tree is a giant 400 year old Banyan tree and one of the top 5 largest Banyan trees in India.

Bannerghatta National Park

Biological Park-Banglore

Bannerghatta National Park is a popular tourist destination with Biological Par and a zoo,Butterfly park,an aquarium, a snake house and a safari park. India’s first butterfly enclosure at the park,an artificial waterfall and the first biological park in India,Bannerghatta National Park is a great destination for trekking. Image Source:indiatravelblog