Nandi Hills – 61 Kms
Not including Nandi hills in the list of best weekend getaways from Bangalore would be no less than a crime. It is the most popular destination and for a reason. The road leading to this beautiful hill is just the trailer to an even more amazing movie ahead. The temperature in this area is usually much lower than the city average. Catch the sunrise from this place, it offers an amazing view of the rays of the sun breaking through a blanket of clouds.
Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple – 54 Kms
A lesser known destination, lying en route Nandi Hills, from Bangalore, this is a majestic temple. The architecture here is a visual treat. In recent times this has become a sought after destination for pre-wedding couple shoots. The road leading upto this destination is just amazing. It would be all the more fun to make this a destination for a bike ride. We at Wheelstreet provide bikes on rent for such road trips in Bangalore.
Ramnagara – 55 Kms
More popularly known for the shooting of the epic “Sholay”, this place is much more today. It is an adventure camp of sorts, where people come to experience the thrill of various adventure sports offered at the location. It is situated pretty close to Bangalore and can be easily reached by bikes and cars. A night ride to this location on two wheels is a dream come true. Rent a Super bike of your choice from Wheelstreet, to add to the adventure of the journey.
Avala betta – 93 Kms
Avala betta, a little beyond the famous Nandi Hills, sees lesser crowd and commercialization. Similar to any hilly destination, the best time to enjoy this place is to be there for the sunrise. The cliff edge of this place demands a daredevil photograph.
Shivanasamudram falls – 135 Kms
A beautiful water body, consisting of twin waterfalls, gaganachukki and barachukki and it is situated just a few kms away from the city of Bangalore. This is on the river Kaveri considered to be holy by the people of the state. There is also a temple for the deity Sri Ranganathaswamy that has a unique Dravidian style architecture, which you are sure to enjoy.