Best Tourist Places in and around Bangalore

Beautiful tourist places and picnic spots near Bangalore within 50kms, 100 kms, 150 kms and 200 kms, for one day trip and sightseeing are listed here. Family, friends and couples can enjoy their holidays and vacation near beaches, waterfalls, hill stations, heritage spots and back waters. There are also places like Lalbagh, Cubbon Park and Bannerghatta National Park within the city, which you can reach within an hour.

DestinationDistance from BangaloreAttractions
Anthargange80 KmsAdventure / Trekking
Avani98 KmsHistorical & Heritage
Bannerghatta National Park23 KmsWildlife
Bheemeshwari100 KmsAdventure / Trekking, Lake & Backwater
Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple, Nandi54 KmsHistorical & Heritage
Big Banyan Tree / Dodda Alada Mara25 KmsHistorical & Heritage
Biligiri Ranga Hills / BR Hills (Near Mysore)185 KmsHill Station, Wildlife, Pilgrimage
Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta75 KmsAdventure / Trekking
Brindavan Gardens (Near Srirangapatna)142 KmsHistorical & Heritage, Park
Channapatna58 KmsHistorical & Heritage
Channarayana Durga100 KmsAdventure / Trekking
Chunchanakatte Falls (Near Mysore)185 KmsWaterfall
Chunchi Falls83 KmsWaterfall
Devarayanadurga72 KmsAdventure / Trekking
Ghati Subramanya Temple58 KmsPilgrimage
Hemavathi (Near Anantapur)158 KmsHistorical & Heritage
Hogenakkal146 KmsWaterfall
Horsley Hills156 KmsHill Station
Janapada Loka / Folk Art Museum52 KmsMuseum & Gallery, Miscellaneous
Kadiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple (Near Anantapur)174 KmsPilgrimage
Kaigal Falls / Dumukurallu Waterfalls (Near Kanipakam)123 KmsWaterfall
Kanipakam181 KmsPilgrimage
Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary (Near Horsley Hills)170 KmsWildlife
Kokkare Bellur Bird Sanctuary (Near Mysore)87 KmsWildlife
Kolar80 KmsHistorical & Heritage, Pilgrimage
Kotilingeshwara100 KmsPilgrimage
Kunti Betta (Near Srirangapatna)122 KmsAdventure / Trekking
Lepakshi124 KmsHistorical & Heritage, Pilgrimage
Madhugiri106 KmsAdventure / Trekking
Makalidurga61 KmsAdventure / Trekking
Melukote / Melkote (Near Mysore)146 KmsHistorical & Heritage, Pilgrimage
Muthyala Maduvu43 KmsWaterfall
Mysore139 KmsCity, Historical & Heritage
Nandi Hills60 KmsAdventure / Trekking, Nature & Scenic
Nrityagram30 KmsMiscellaneous
Penukonda Fort (Near Anantapur)142 KmsHistorical & Heritage
Ramanagara54 KmsAdventure / Trekking
Ranganatha Swamy Temple, Magadi44 KmsHistorical & Heritage, Pilgrimage
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary (Near Srirangapatna)129 KmsWildlife
Sangama & Mekedatu93 KmsNature & Scenic, Waterfall
Savandurga Hills48 KmsAdventure / Trekking, Nature & Scenic
Shivaganga Hill50 KmsAdventure / Trekking
Shivanasamudra Falls130 KmsWaterfall
Shravanabelagola138 KmsHistorical & Heritage, Pilgrimage
Skandagiri / Kalavara Durga61 KmsAdventure / Trekking
Somnathpur137 KmsHistorical & Heritage
Srirangapatna124 KmsHistorical & Heritage, Pilgrimage
Talakadu (Near Somnathpur)138 KmsHistorical & Heritage
Wonder La26 KmsPark
Yelagiri Hills168 KmsHill Station

Best Beaches near Bangalore

Karnataka's coastline spans across 3 districts Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada.

DestinationDistance from BangaloreAttractions
Bekal Fort Beach (Near Kozhikode)368 KmsBeach
Beypore Beach (Near Kozhikode)357 KmsBeach
Chavakkad Beach (Near Thrissur)397 KmsBeach
Cherai Beach (Near Kochi)456 KmsBeach
Covelong Beach (Near Mahabalipuram)352 KmsBeach
Gokarna490 KmsBeach, Pilgrimage
Kappad Beach (Near Kozhikode)330 KmsBeach, Historical & Heritage
Karaikal461 KmsBeach
Kaup Beach (Near Udupi)388 KmsBeach
Kolavipalam Beach (Near Kozhikode)312 KmsBeach
Kozhikode352 KmsBeach, City
Mahabalipuram338 KmsBeach, Historical & Heritage
Malpe Beach (Near Udupi)395 KmsBeach
Mangalore342 KmsBeach, City
Maravanthe Beach (Near Murudeshwar)400 KmsBeach
Murudeshwar487 KmsBeach, Pilgrimage
Nagapattinam (Near Thanjavur)481 KmsBeach
Nattika Beach (Near Thrissur)419 KmsBeach
Panambur Beach (Near Mangalore)350 KmsBeach
Payyoli Beach (Near Kozhikode)317 KmsBeach
Pondicherry313 KmsBeach, City
Poompuhar (Near Chidambaram)392 KmsBeach
Sadras Beach Resort (Near Mahabalipuram)341 KmsBeach
Sasihitlu Beach (Near Mangalore)363 KmsBeach
Someshwar Beach (Near Mangalore)345 KmsBeach
St. Mary's Island (Near Udupi)400 KmsBeach, Nature & Scenic
Surathkal Beach (Near Mangalore)358 KmsBeach
Tannirbavi Beach (Near Mangalore)350 KmsBeach
Udupi388 KmsBeach, Pilgrimage
Ullal Beach (Near Mangalore)344 KmsBeach
V.G.P. Golden Beach (Near Chennai)366 KmsBeach
Vatanappally Beach (Near Thrissur)411 KmsBeach

Beaches in Karnataka

Karnataka's coastline called Karavali stretches 320 km between Mangalore in Dakshina Kannada district and Karwar in Uttara Kannada district. Bhatkal is the main centre with around eight beaches . The coastline of Karnataka is along the eastern shore of Arabian Sea.

RegionBeaches
Dakshina Kannada - MangalorePanambur Beach, NITK Beach, Sasihithlu Beach, Tannirubhavi Beach, Someshwar Beach, Mukka Beach, Kotekar-Beeri Beach, Ullal beach
KundapurMaravanthe Beach, Someshwar Beach
UdupiMalpe Beach, Kaup Beach, St Mary's Island Beach
Uttara Kannada - KarwarMajali beach, Karwar Beach
Uttara Kannada - AnkolaBelekeri Beach, Honne gudi Beach, Honey Beach
Uttara Kannada - KumtaKudle beach, Full Moon Beach, Half Moon Beach, Om Beach Gokarna, Kadle Beach
Uttara Kannada - HonnavarApsarakonda Beach, Kasargod Beach, Manki Beach
Uttara Kannada - BhatkalMurudeshwara Beach, Udmudey Beach and Mountain Park, Nastar Beach, Lighthouse Beach, Karikal Beach, American Jali Beach, Bahrain Jali Beach, Jeddah Jali Beach, Alvecode Beach, Nakhuda Beach