Geared up for a cool monsoon getaway? Luckily, Bengaluru has a big list of options for one-day getaways for you and bae, or for you and friends! So here are 5 of our favourite getaways near Bengaluru –
1. White Water Rafting In Dandeli
Experience the thrill of whitewater rafting in Dandeli, on the Kali River in Karnataka. Take joy in a one day adventure at Dandeli in Karnataka, about an 8 hour drive away from Bengaluru with the gushing waters of the River Kali. The rafting is a 9-10 hour of expedition rafting that begins in the morning around 9 am.
To know more and make your bookings click here.
Where: Link Road, Uttara Kannada, Dandeli, Karnataka 581325
Cost: ₹3,000 (Approx.)
2. Take A Wildlife Safari At Kabini
If you’re a nature lover and love the wildlife then head over to Kabini to take the most enthralling open jeep safari. Enjoy a 3-hours open jeep safari in Kabini that is meant for all wildlife and nature enthusiasts. Expect a lot of sightseeing of around 108 animals that are home to the Nagarhole National Park. It is also the largest congregation of Asian Elephants in the world, which can be seen during the summer months.
Where: Kabini Wildlife Safari, Nagarhole National Park, Madikeri Road, Hunsur, Karnataka 571201
Timings: 5:45 am – 10:00 am, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Duration: 3-4 hours
3. The ‘Hill Escapade’ At Karighatta
Trek in the most beautiful hillock called Karighatta, situated just outside the historical township of Srirangapatna. It’s a trekking spot which is relatively unknown to a lot of people and has beautiful scenic views from the top. The name Karighatta translates to ‘Elephant hill’ in Kannada. Offering picturesque views and beautiful landscapes of the faraway land to take in, it is a must-visit. The hill stands at a height of about 2,697 feet above sea level and is surrounded by dry scrubland including a lot of tamarind trees in the region for a perfect hangout place to relax under.
Where is it: Karighatta, Kallikoppalu, Karnataka
How to reach: Karighatta is situated 24 km from Mysore and 125 km from Bangalore, you could get there by road via cab or public transportation.
4. Enjoy Rock Climbing At Ramanagaram
Rock climbing comes as a respite for all adventure and sports enthusiasts and this spot near Bengaluru served as one of the best places to practice this sport. Ramanagaram is 50 km from Bengaluru which serves as an ideal spot to indulge in recreational activitieslike trekking and rock climbing. Surrounded by a rocky terrain and the moderate climate, it will ensure you an adventure filled day where you can camp and enjoy a good breakfast meal too.
To book this trip and to know more click here.
Where: Ramanagaram, Mysore-Bangalore highway, Karnataka
5. Trek To Savandurga Near Bengaluru – The Largest Monolith In Asia
This site serves as a great spot to go on a day’s trek 60 km away from Bengaluru, called Savandurga. Situated at a height of about 4220ft above sea level, it is also known to be the largest monolith in Asia. It comprises of one of the most challenging treks to reach the top of this monolith, which looks like a massive stone from afar.
Address: Savandurga, Bengaluru
Cost: Rs. 1199
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