Bengaluru weekend destinations, you will fall in love with.

Bengaluru is known for it around the year excellent weather. The city is surrounded by hills which makes it an ideal place for weekend drives. Here are some of the most famous weekend destinations that you should not miss while you are in Bengaluru.

Nandi Hills

61 km away, Nandi Hills is just an hour’s drive from Bengaluru and has gradually gained relevance with the visitors over years. Nandi Hills has many shrines and monuments surrounded by breathtaking views all around. There are beautifully carved arches and grandiose pillars with intricately painted walls and ceilings which enhances the overall appeal of the destination.

Chikmagalur, Karnataka

Chikmagalur is located in the foothills of the Mullayangiri mountain range and is considered as one of the most gorgeous hill stations in Karnataka. Known as the coffee land of Karnataka, Chikmagalur has a perpetual coffee fragrance in the air all around the year. It is very popular with tourists for its tall mountains, lush green forests, and peaceful environment.

Kabini, Karnataka

Kabini was a famous hunting area in British times. It has a waste variety of flora and fauna which makes it a perfect getaway from the hectic city life. Kabini has lots to offer to everyone, from boating to trekking in the Nagarhole forest to jungle safari. Over two hours drive from Bangalore, you can visit Kabini throughout the year.


Situated on the Western Ghats of Uttara Karnataka, Dandeli lies on the banks of the Kali river and is bestowed with lush green forests. It is surrounded by lush green forests and offers excellent adventure sports options such as river rafting, kayaking, and canoeing

on the Kali river.Adventure enthusiasts can also opt for other options such as cycling, biking, and trekking. If are an animal lover, you can go on a trail to spot bison and black panthersin the beautiful forest.

Hogenakkal Falls

It is also known as the Niagra Falls of India and is located at a distance of 126 km from Bengaluru. It is known for the thundering waterfall that falls on the pitch-black Carbonite stones. Spending some time near these waterfalls can bring you peace like no other place.


Coorg is yet another place for nature lovers in the vicinity of Bengaluru. Apart from being a popular destination for its lush green mountains and coffee plantation, Coorg also boosts its culture and people. You can interact with the Kodavas, the local clan that specializes in martial arts.

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