Top 5 Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

Top 5 Weekend Getaways from Bangalore

The mega-city Bangalore is not without a host of beautiful, serene natural getaways situated within a few hundred kilometers radius. While there are a thousands of options to choose from, the youthful and energetic Bangalorians prefer not to remain cooped up in the city during weekends. Most prefer to pack their travel bags and take off on quick backyard camping trips or hunt for adventure of sports to best spend their holidays.

Here is a list of top 5 weekend getaways that combine the best of nature and adventure and ideal for long-weekend getaways.

#1 ChikmagalurHomestay:

Chikmagalur is an unexplored gem tucked away in the mountain ranges of Western Ghat. This is ideal for a weekend getaways from Bangalore if you want to spend your time exploring coffee plantations and cascading waterfalls in a hill station.

Distance from Bangalore: 243 kilometers
Best time to visit: September to March

Attractions in Chikmagalur: Known as ‘coffee land of Karnataka’ famous for coffee plantations, natural forests nearby are perfect for trekking and backyard camping.

#2 Sirivasa Home Stay:

Sirivasa is located in the Sakrepatna district of Karnataka. This is an ideal spot for those who love games and sports – archery, table tennis,and volleyball just to name a few. The Sirivasa Home Stay is located in the middle of thick tropical jungles and is an ideal place to lose yourself in the adventure of sports.

Distance from Bangalore: 240km
Best Time to Visit: March to October

Attractions in Sirivasa: Lush green forests, mouthwatering Malnad Cuisines, various game formats, green forests.

#3 Virajpet Coorg

This weekend getaway from Bangalore is the ideal place to recharge your batteries. Virajpet Coorg is set amidst a mountains and forests. To the metropolitan adventurer, this is the ideal place to marinate your nerves in peace and tranquility.

Distance from Bangalore: 240km
Best Time to Visit: October to March

Attractions in Virajpet: Guided Trekking, Bird watching, Nature walk, Campfire with BBQ

#4Kathadi North


If you want to take a break from backyard camping and simply let your hair down at a beach, Kathadi North is the ideal weekend getaway from Bangalore for you. The brilliant blue sea is relatively less explored and presents a host of water adventure sports options for you to try out.

Distance from Bangalore: 576km
Best Time to Visit: October to March

Attractions in Kathadi North: The clear blue seas, kayaking, snorkeling, visit to the famous ghost town Dhansukkhodi

#5 Kanakapura

Kanakapura is the ideal destination for a quick weekend getaway. Kanakapura is famous for both backyard camping and adventure sports activities. This campsite is situated between the hills and lake. Thus visitors have the pleasure of both water sports and trekking adventure activities.

Distance from Bangalore: 50 km
Best Time to Visit: All Year

Attractions in Kathadi North: Kayaking, Cave exploration, Trekking,360 obstacle course,backyard camping, bonfire.

The lively city of Bangalore is an exciting place to live and work in. It is even more exciting to discover unexplored terrains near and far from the city.At PSRENTHRALLS , we have a list of handpicked campsites and forest homestays, especially selected to satiate the adventurer in you. Check with us before you plan your next long-weekend getaway, we will most certainly make your trip memorable.

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