Bangalore is the capital city of Karnataka. The city has a lot to offer for tourists and solo travellers who want to explore new places in India. You may have heard about some of the popular tourist spots, but there are many hidden gems that you can explore as well on your next trip.spots, Here are some places you can visit when you are on a solo travel near Bangalore.
Savandurga is a hill station located in the Tumkur district of Karnataka. The town is known for its tea gardens, which were first established by the British East India Company in 1821. Savandurga’s most popular tourist attraction is its tea plantation, which has been recognized as one of the most scenic locations in southern India. Savandurga is also located near the town of Tiptur and sits at an altitude of 1,600 meters (5,249 feet).
Ramanagara is a city in Karnataka, India. It is located on the north-eastern part of Karnataka, India. The city is at a distance of about 40 kilometers from Bangalore and also has an international airport for domestic flights. There are many places to visit near Ramanagara like Brindavan Garden, Sunken Garden, and Lalbagh Botanical Gardens.
Shivanasamudra Falls is a waterfall in the Mandya district of Karnataka, India. The falls are located on the Shivanasamudra River which originates in the Brahmagiri Hills of the Western Ghats and flows for about 8km before plunging over a steep cliff into a rocky basin below. The river then meanders through an expanse of green forest before flowing into multiple waterfalls at various points along its course.
This is a popular religious place, trekking spot and picnic spot. Nandi is the name of Lord Shiva’s bull, which is considered as his vahana (a vehicle). It has a rich cultural heritage with rare stone sculptures, inscriptions and temples. The main attraction here is the statue of Nandi which was established in 1892 CE by King Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV and stands at an elevation of 2286 feet above sea level.
The scenery offers a view from its peak that shows you greeneries, forests, lakes and small towns on the plains below you. You can see for miles around here, including Bangalore city which makes it an ideal place to relax and rejuvenate yourself after travelling long distances through cities or hills.
- Skandagiri is a hill in the state of Karnataka.
- It’s a pilgrimage site for Hindus, who believe that it’s the site of an ancient temple dedicated to the goddess Mahalakshmi.
- It’s also known for its wildlife and natural attractions, including mango groves, oak trees, and picnic spots overlooking the city.
Bheemeshwari is one of the most popular weekend getaways from Bangalore. It’s known for its picturesque landscape and hiking trails that stretch up to 4,000 feet above sea level. In addition to great views and fresh air, Bheemeshwari offers plenty of opportunities for bird-watching as well as photography (the region has been home to many nature photographers over time). If you’re looking to camp out under the stars without having to drive too far away from city life, this might be an ideal choice for you—just remember your tent!
Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary
Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary is a reserve forest in the Mandya district of Karnataka, near Bangalore. It is known for its ornithological diversity and has been recognized as an important bird area by Birdlife International. The sanctuary was created to protect the Black-necked Stork (Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus) and its habitat.
The best time to visit this park is during monsoon or winter (October–February). You can also visit it during summer (March–May), but you may find fewer birds. Spring is another good time to visit, though there are fewer birds than in monsoon or winter months.
This is a hill near Bangalore, on which you can relax and enjoy the view. You can go there by car, bus, train, bike or walking (if you are in good physical shape). Kunti Betta is located around 120 km away from Bangalore city center. The best way to visit this place is by train as it is much faster than other modes of transport. Consider visiting this place on your solo travel near Bangalore.
These are places you can go to solo without having a specific plan.
- These are places you can go to solo without having a specific plan.
- How to get there: There are direct trains from Bangalore to Mysore and Ooty; the journey takes around 4-5 hours. You can also take an overnight bus as well, which will take more than 8 hours.
- What to do there: Visit the Chamundeshwari Temple in Mysore, which is one of the most sacred temples in Karnataka. You could also visit any of these other attractions near Mysore: K R Market (for shopping), Zoo Park (for animal watching), Jaganmohan Palace Museum (for history buffs), Ashoka Pillar & Chakra Anjaneya Temple (for architectural marvels), St Philomena’s Church (for spirituality).
In addition, here are some restaurants try while visiting these places:
Namaskar Restaurant & Bar – South Indian vegetarian food with good ambience and service; located at a walking distance from KSRTC Bus Station in Mysore
These are just a few of the many places you can visit on your solo travel near Bangalore. Of course, there’s also plenty more to choose from if these don’t fit your fancy. So go out there and explore! You can read more about my solo travel to some nice places in the world. Italy, France, Vietnam, and Malaysia are among some of these places.