Road Trips From Bangalore

Bangalore has got lots of options to travel and not sure where to head to? Explore various options below best suited for road trips and create a personalised plan yourself. Pick from hill stations to sandy coastline beaches to religious centres to heritage sites and start planning.

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Hyderabad
8.5 hrs
569.0 km

Heritage monuments, lakes and parks, gardens and museums to delectable cuisine - has it all

  • Stunning Moghul architecture at forts and palaces and mosques
  • Science museums and planetariums to explore
  • Lakes to parks to cultural centres to have a relaxing time
  • Nice shopping experience and lip smacking hyderabadi cuisine
Themes Covered:
Wildlife
Waterbodies
Parks
Religious Sites
Heritage
Entertainment
Relaxation

Peak Season

All Year Long

Attractions

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2
North Goa
10.0 hrs
590.5 km

Indian culture intertwines with Portuguese influences from a 500-year occupation

  • Beaches in North Goa steal the limelight
  • Portuguese architecture in Old Goa - UNESCO Site
  • Traditional Goan Cuisine and Delicious Sea Food
  • Shop till you drop at the lively Goan Markets
  • Relax with food and drinks at Beach Shacks
Themes Covered:
Beaches
Waterbodies
Parks
Religious Sites
Heritage
Entertainment
Relaxation

Peak Season

Oct - Apr

Attractions

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3
South Goa
10.0 hrs
576.5 km

The stretches of unspoiled sand & an escape from large resorts

  • Known for its peace & greenery unlike North Goa
  • Unexplored Wildlife & Natural wealth of Western Ghats
  • Thrilling off road experience to Dudh Sagar on a 4 wheel
  • Astounding Number of serene & secret beaches
  • An exciting Dolphin cruise
  • Winding country lanes and Wildlife reserves
Themes Covered:
Wildlife
Beaches
Waterbodies
Parks
Religious Sites
Heritage
Entertainment

Peak Season

Oct - Apr

Attractions

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4
Chennai
5.5 hrs
343.5 km

Great confluence of rich tradition, varied heritage, modern amenities and technology

  • Melange of cultures in the monuments that lie scattered
  • Marina Beach is Chennai's pride and joy
  • Wildlife parks & migratory birds are visual treats
  • Dance, music & film festivals are Chennai's Galore
Themes Covered:
Wildlife
Beaches
Parks
Religious Sites
Heritage
Entertainment
Relaxation

Peak Season

Oct - Mar

Attractions

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5
Hampi
6.5 hrs
340.5 km

Forlorn Ruins, Giant Boulders, Palm Groves & paddy fields leave you spellbound

  • Vast open museum of History, Architecture and Religion
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Stunning view of Tungabhadra during Monsoon
  • Taste the various European Cuisines
  • Experience the Heritage Walk around the city
  • Jade-green palm groves & Banana plantations
Themes Covered:
Religious Sites
Heritage

Peak Season

Oct - Nov

Attractions

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6
Ernakulam
9.5 hrs
548.0 km

Jewel of Arabian Sea and blend of various architecture styles with multitude things to do

  • Blend of various architecture styles - Jewel of Arabian Sea
  • Paddy fields stretch out for miles fringed by coconut trees
  • Beautiful chinese fishing nets lining the waters
  • Jewish synagogue and the colorful shop-lined Jewish street
Themes Covered:
Wildlife
Beaches
Religious Sites
Heritage
Entertainment

Peak Season

Oct - Feb

Attractions

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7
Mysore
3.5 hrs
143.5 km

Major tourist attraction, definitely worth a visit; thanks to its lovely climate, regal heritage and friendly people.

  • Mysore Palace, with its stunning architecture draws tourists
  • Lovely climate, regal heritage and friendly people
  • Monuments which were once the seat of great power
  • Stunning waterfalls to bird sanctuaries impress nature lovers
  • Interesting places of worship which are steeped in history
Themes Covered:
Wildlife
Waterbodies
Religious Sites
Heritage
Entertainment

Peak Season

Oct - Mar

Attractions

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8
Thiruvananthapuram
12.0 hrs
684.0 km

Internationally renowned beaches, historic monuments, backwaters & rich cultural heritage

  • Clean & soothing beaches with mesmerising sunset views
  • Natural & historical significance with amazing eco tourism
  • Ancient pilgrim centres and their enchanting architecture
  • Interesting museums with archaeological & historical artifacts
Themes Covered:
Wildlife
Beaches
Religious Sites
Heritage
Entertainment
Relaxation

Peak Season

Oct - Feb

Attractions

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9
Wayanad
5.5 hrs
255.5 km

Dominated by the Western Ghats which open doors to adventurous outdoor activities

  • Mesmerising greenery with rolling hills
  • Spectacular waterfalls that plunge down from great heights
  • Adventurous trekking and hiking experiences
  • Captivating monuments like Banasura Sagar dam
  • Enchanting Places of worship
  • Great place to unwind
Themes Covered:
Wildlife
Waterbodies
Religious Sites
Heritage
Entertainment

Peak Season

Nov - Mar

Attractions

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10
Pondicherry
6.5 hrs
374.5 km

Tree lined boulevards, colonial heritage buildings, spiritual culture and virgin beaches

  • Quaint little place with French heritage & colonial ambience
  • Fantastic beaches, perfect for relaxing
  • Exquisite French cuisine to local delicacies
  • An abode for spiritual enlightenment with Auroville
  • Exciting water sports activities
Themes Covered:
Beaches
Waterbodies
Religious Sites
Entertainment
Relaxation

Peak Season

Oct - Mar

Attractions

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11
Chittoor
3.5 hrs
178.5 km

Perfect blend of various elements to satisfy spiritual, religious and artistic minded people

  • Enchanting waterfalls many in number
  • Wildlife viewing at the sanctuaries
  • Indo-Sarcen architecture at historical Chandragiri fort
  • Temples steeped in ancient history
Themes Covered:
Waterbodies
Religious Sites
Entertainment

Peak Season

All Year Long

Attractions

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12
Hassan
3.0 hrs
184.5 km

Named after Goddess Haasanamba, Hassan is known for its many fabulous temples of Hoysala Architecture

  • Monument trail of Hoysala Temples
  • Mesmerising beauty of Sculptures
  • Hassan resonates with the names of Belur & Halebeed
  • Hassan has a special place in Kannada history
Themes Covered:
Religious Sites
Heritage

Peak Season

Oct - Mar

Attractions

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13
Madurai
7.0 hrs
435.5 km

Region rich in cultural heritage passed on from great ancient Sangam era

  • Temples flaunting architectural brilliance of the artisans
  • Famously called ‘The city that never sleeps’
  • Rich cultural and historical galore in temples & museums
  • Madurai specialties like jigar thanda, paruthi paal & more
Themes Covered:
Religious Sites
Heritage
Entertainment

Peak Season

Dec - Feb

Attractions

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14
Coimbatore
6.0 hrs
363.5 km

A place where rural and urban cultures co-exist and has a pleasant weather all year long

  • Entry and exit point to Kerala & Queen of Hill Station-Ooty
  • Thanks to its agreeable climate, hospitable & friendly people
  • Many tourist destinations are scattered in & around the city
  • Popular yoga retreat
Themes Covered:
Waterbodies
Religious Sites
Entertainment
Relaxation

Peak Season

Sep - Feb

Attractions

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15
Kancheepuram
4.5 hrs
279.0 km

Famed for its temples dating from Pallava, Chola and Vijayanagar times and hand woven silk

  • Stunning architecture showcasing ancient heritage
  • Plethora of bird species at Vedanthangal
  • Hand woven exclusive silk sarees
  • Couple of hours from Tamil Nadu state capital, Chennai
Themes Covered:
Wildlife
Religious Sites

Peak Season

Oct - Mar

Attractions

19
16
Kozhikode
7.0 hrs
351.5 km

Unique culture and warm and friendly ambience with serene beaches and ancient monuments

  • Lush landscape dotted with backwaters, monuments & wildlife sanctuaries
  • Brilliant sunset views at the beaches
  • Unique boating experience on the Korapuzha River
  • Thusharagiri, a popular haunt for enthusiastic trekkers
  • Taste the tantalizing Kozhikode Halwa
  • Outstandingly beautiful Peruvannamuzhi dam
Themes Covered:
Wildlife
Beaches
Waterbodies
Parks
Religious Sites
Heritage
Entertainment

Peak Season

Sep - May

Attractions

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17
Thrissur
8.0 hrs
472.0 km

Cultural capital of Kerala with rich history, cultural heritage and archaeological wealth

  • Cultural Capital of Kerala due to cultural & religious leaning
  • Thrissur pooram, a festival unique in its pageantry
  • 80 feet high Athirapilly falls at the threshold of Sholayar
  • Punnathur Kotta, the largest elephant park in the world
Themes Covered:
Wildlife
Parks
Religious Sites
Heritage
Entertainment

Peak Season

Nov - Mar

Attractions

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18
Murudeshwar
8.5 hrs
472.5 km

A worthwhile stopover in the coastal route from Gokarna to Manglore

  • Picturesque place flanked by Arabian sea and Western Ghats
  • Adventurous scuba diving and snorkelling at Nethrani Islands
  • Popular for 3 S namely Shiva, Sea and Scuba diving
  • 123-feet Lord Shiva statue and a modern temple tower
Themes Covered:
Beaches
Waterbodies
Religious Sites
Heritage

Peak Season

Oct - Mar

Attractions

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Vijayawada
10.5 hrs
662.0 km

Veritable paradise with beautiful temples, Buddhist shrines and the famous Prakasam Barrage

  • Engineering marvel of Prakasam Barrage
  • Exemplary architecture at the rock-cut caves
  • Tallest statue in India at Dhyana Buddha
  • Archeological museums, monuments and temples aplenty
Themes Covered:
Religious Sites
Heritage
Entertainment

Peak Season

All Year Long

Attractions

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20
Coorg
5.0 hrs
272.0 km

Nestled amid ageless hills, uneven terrain & cool climate is the luscious Coorg

  • Lush green blanket of range of hills & valleys
  • Coffee Trail & Plantation Stays
  • Called the Scotland of India
  • Awesome Climate throughout the year
  • Well Known for Adventurous activities like Trekking & Camping
Themes Covered:
Wildlife
Waterbodies
Religious Sites
Heritage
Relaxation

Peak Season

Apr - Jun

Attractions

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21
Udupi
7.5 hrs
408.5 km

A surprise destination with wildlife, beaches, folklore and perfect for short visits

  • Magnificent wildlife sanctuaries & lovely beaches
  • Must-try delectable vegetarian delicacies
  • Places of worship for inner peace
  • Udupi cuisine spread far & wide; its popularity has never waned
Themes Covered:
Beaches
Religious Sites
Heritage
Entertainment

Peak Season

Nov - Feb

Attractions

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22
Belgaum
7.5 hrs
509.0 km

Tucked away at the foothills of Western Ghats; a delightful destination bestowed with forts, temples, lakes & dams.

  • Nestled in the foothills of the Western Ghats
  • Enjoys a cool, salubrious climate
  • Great Tourist Hub - with over 50 attractions around
  • Estd. In 400 AD, various dynasties have left their mark
Themes Covered:
Wildlife
Waterbodies
Religious Sites
Heritage

Peak Season

Sep - Feb

Attractions

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23
Kumbakonam
7.5 hrs
404.5 km

Cluster is abundant with temples and also hosts the Mahamagam festival once in 12 years

  • Navagraha Tour pulls tourists from all over India
  • Ancient temples with excellent Dravidian architecture
  • UNESCO Heritage site, Darasuram
  • Bronze sculptures, vessels and pith art work
Themes Covered:
Religious Sites

Peak Season

Dec - Feb

Attractions

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Warangal
11.0 hrs
714.0 km

Fascinating land with a perfect combination of Mother Nature's beauty and man made wonders

  • Relax and rejuvenate at the parks and lakes
  • Plenty of examples for ancient architecture
  • Jeep safari, nature walk and bird watching at sanctuary
  • Places of archeological and historical values
Themes Covered:
Wildlife
Waterbodies
Religious Sites
Heritage
Entertainment

Peak Season

All Year Long

Attractions

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