1. NANDI HILLS – 60 KM FROM BANGALORE:
It’s the ideal place to see the sunrise in Bangalore. This spot is used for the individuals who love bike riding. The Nandi Temple on the highest point of the slope and lovely garden adds to the state of mind. Take warm dresses alongside you as the climate is super cold. Attempt to reach before sunrise. After sunrise, the view is certainly different. If you are in Bangalore, plan to visit Nandi Hills this weekend.
HOW TO REACH NANDI HILLS:
The best chance to reach there is by your very own vehicle. You can likewise get services of buses that keep running from Bangalore to Nandi Hills.
2. HEBBAL LAKE – 14 KM FROM BANGALORE:
Hebbal lake is a birder’s heaven. Found well inside the city limits, Hebbal lake can likewise get you some splendid sunrise photographs if the climate is correct. Shockingly, just a little portion of the lake is open in broad daylight. Rest of it is shut because of numerous managerial reasons. This little territory has a little open area perfect for playing and bunches of trees lodging intriguing birds. You will get a good view of the lake from the top of the Hebbal flyover too.
HOW TO REACH HEBBAL LAKE:
Hebbal Lake is one of the basic visitor spots of Bangalore and is generally associated with all parts of the city. The lake can be accessed via auto rickshaws, taxis, and KSRTC buses as well.
3. PEARL VALLEY – 40 KM FROM BANGALORE:
Pearl Valley Falls is a spouting stream falling down from a stature of 92 m. The drops of water strewn over the stone surface on effect lend the appearance of scattered pearls. A Nilgiri plantation near the highest point of the waterfall is an ideal spot to while away hot evenings on a sunny day.
HOW TO REACH PEARL VALLEY:
By road from Bangalore head towards Bannerghatta Road, proceed from National Park to reach Anekal.
4. MANCHANABELE DAM – 40 KM FROM BANGALORE:
Manchanabele is a man-made dam, the magnificence of which can be enjoyed from close-by hills that offer a fantastic view of the water body. Different Bangalore based adventure groups frequently conduct water-sports and other outdoor activities here at Manchanabele, while tourists rush here for the picnic. It is an ideal spot for having fun and definitely tops the list of weekend getaways from Bangalore.
HOW TO REACH MANCHANABELE DAM:
In the event that you are going from Bangalore, drive past Dodda Alada Mara. You will reach Chikkappa Circle, go left and continue driving and abruptly you will see water encompassed by little hills. Yes, you have reached the place. Continue driving and afterward take the right turn.
5. BILIKAL RANGASWAMY BETTA – 75 KM FROM BANGALORE:
It is situated around 15 km from Kanakapura. Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta makes a great car drive journey. Enjoy the grand views and thick haze amid winters. The hilltop likewise has a little temple and couple of mammoth rocks.
Take a transport bus from Bangalore towards Kanakpura through Horahalli. Get down at Horahalli and take a private cab to reach your trekking destination.
6. KANVA DAM – 62 KM FROM BANGALORE:
Situated on Mysore Road after Ramnagara, Kanva Dam is a little reservoir where you can drive your car near the water and enjoy the grand sunrise.
HOW TO REACH KANVA DAM:
To reach this place from Bangalore city, you have to go towards Ramnagar. It is very much situated close to Ramnagar.
7. DEVARAYANADURGA – 70 KM FROM BANGALORE:
Devarayanadurga is a hill station close to Tumkur. The rough slopes are encompassed by forest and the ridges are dotted with a few temples including the Yoganarasimha and the Bhoganarasimha temples.
HOW TO REACH DEVARAYANADURGA:
In the toll road of Tumkur, don’t take the first flyover. Rather take the Left Road alongside Flyover. Go for 200 meters and take a right turn beneath the Flyover and from here Devarayanadurga is about 20 KM