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:
Entertainment
Religious Sites
Heritage
Museums
Waterbodies
Amusement Parks
Parks
Wildlife
Relaxation

Peak Season

All Year Long

Attractions

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2
Hampi
7.0 hrs
343.0 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:
Heritage
Religious Sites

Peak Season

Oct - Nov

Attractions

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3
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:
Religious Sites
Entertainment
Heritage
Museums
Beaches
Wildlife
Parks
Amusement Parks
Relaxation

Peak Season

Oct - Mar

Attractions

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4
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:
Religious Sites
Heritage
Entertainment
Museums
Beaches
Wildlife

Peak Season

Oct - Feb

Attractions

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5
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:
Religious Sites
Entertainment
Heritage
Museums
Beaches
Waterbodies
Relaxation
Wildlife

Peak Season

Oct - Feb

Attractions

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6
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:
Entertainment
Religious Sites
Museums
Heritage
Waterbodies
Wildlife

Peak Season

Oct - Mar

Attractions

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7
Ooty
6.0 hrs
267.0 km

Popular and most sought after summer retreat rightly called the Queen of the Hills

  • Ride through the mist on the Nilgiris mountain Railway
  • Shop for authentic woollens and Nilgiris oil
  • Very pleasant weather in summer and a unique experience in winter
  • Most popular hill station in South India
Themes Covered:
Waterbodies
Parks
Entertainment
Museums
Relaxation
Religious Sites

Peak Season

Feb - May, Oct - Nov

Attractions

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8
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:
Religious Sites
Heritage
Entertainment
Wildlife
Waterbodies
Parks
Amusement Parks

Peak Season

Nov - Mar

Attractions

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9
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:
Religious Sites
Waterbodies
Entertainment

Peak Season

All Year Long

Attractions

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10
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
Museums

Peak Season

All Year Long

Attractions

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11
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:
Religious Sites
Beaches
Entertainment
Museums
Waterbodies
Wildlife
Parks
Heritage

Peak Season

Sep - May

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:
Heritage
Religious Sites

Peak Season

Oct - Mar

Attractions

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13
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:
Religious Sites
Beaches
Heritage
Entertainment

Peak Season

Nov - Feb

Attractions

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14
Murudeshwar
9.5 hrs
498.0 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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15
Nellore
7.0 hrs
385.0 km

Surrounded by dense forest, splendidly picturesque forts and rare birds spotting and more

  • Enjoy an adventurous trekking experience at Venkatagiri fort
  • Breeding spot for spot-billed pelicans
  • Temples standing as magnifcient testimony to ancient culture
  • Picturesque locales of monuments and beaches
Themes Covered:
Religious Sites
Heritage

Peak Season

All Year Long

Attractions

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16
Palakkad
6.5 hrs
410.0 km

Land of monuments with rivers, temples and traditional Ayurvedic treatment centres

  • Beautifully landscaped gardens at Malampuzha dam
  • Wide variety of sanctuaries, monuments and places of worship
  • Blessed with forests, hill stations, and many small rivers
  • Historically known for its vivid cultural traditions
  • Awesome trekking trails through the thickly forested mountains
Themes Covered:
Religious Sites
Heritage
Wildlife
Waterbodies
Parks

Peak Season

Jun - Aug

Attractions

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17
Badami
8.0 hrs
454.0 km

Then Chalukyan Capital, stands magnificently with rock-cut cave temples and red stone cliffs

  • Built by Chalukyas from 5 AD
  • Oldest Architecture Univeristy at Aihole
  • Badami, Pattadakal, Aihole - Untouched by time
  • World Heritage Sites
Themes Covered:
Heritage
Religious Sites

Peak Season

Sep - Feb

Attractions

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18
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:
Religious Sites
Heritage
Wildlife
Waterbodies

Peak Season

Sep - Feb

Attractions

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19
Nizamabad
11.0 hrs
766.0 km

Rendezeous with awe inspiring monuments, spectacular views of lush greenery and stunning architecture

  • Blend of Hindu and muslim architecture in magnificient forts
  • Pilgrimage of importance, the dargahs of Nizamabad
  • Enchanting rock formations of interest at Armoor
  • Enjoy a trekking adventure through the mallaram forest
Themes Covered:
Religious Sites
Heritage
Parks

Peak Season

All Year Long

Attractions

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20
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:
Religious Sites
Waterbodies
Heritage
Wildlife
Entertainment
Museums

Peak Season

All Year Long

Attractions

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21
Mahabalipuram
6.0 hrs
345.0 km

An ancient sea-port & a Pallava capital, Mahabalipuram today has become a treasure trove of UNESCO sites.

  • UNESCO world heritage sites with stunning Pallava Architecture
  • Adventure trekking trip on the local hills
  • Prestine sands & temple by the beach do not fail to impress
  • Rare opportunity to learn stone sculpting from local artisans
Themes Covered:
Heritage
Entertainment

Peak Season

Dec - Feb

Attractions

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22
Thiruchirapalli
6.5 hrs
346.5 km

Brings alive the heritage and culture with some of the historical and religious places

  • Confluence of rivers Kaveri and Kollidam
  • View from top of Rock fort temple complex is breath taking
  • Grant Anaicut, the world's oldest stone dam
  • Glimpse of exotic peacocks in their natural habitat
Themes Covered:
Religious Sites

Peak Season

Sep - Jan

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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24
Anantapur
3.5 hrs
212.0 km

Splendid architecture of the fort and the temples take you back to the times of glory

  • Intricate designs of stalactite and stalagmite formations
  • Architectural beauty and skilled workmanship at ancient forts
  • Amazing sixteenth century treasures at Lepakshi
  • Places of worship aplenty
Themes Covered:
Heritage
Religious Sites
Entertainment
Museums

Peak Season

All Year Long

Attractions

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