Road trips are one of the best ways to relax and get your mind away from stressors. Therefore we have curated a list of places for road trips within 100 km from Bangalore. All these destinations are perfect for short weekend getaways. So get your bored self on the way to these de-stressing road trips within 100 km from Bangalore.

Rangasthala

Located 60 kilometers from Bangalore on the outskirts of Chikkaballapur, is the Shri Rangathaswamy Temple. This ancient marvel is built in the Vijayanagar style by that period’s Kings. The intricate patterns and murals carved on the temple will make you wonder just how skilled our ancestors were.

road trips within 100 km from Bangalore

Just like all the other ancient temples this one also has a story of its own. It is said that Ram, at his coronation gifted Vibishana the idol of Lord Rangathana. On his way home, some sages asked Vibishana to mount the idol in Rangasthala. And, there it is.

This temple is an offbeat place and therefore perfect for short weekend getaways. You will find it to be less crowded and more peaceful. So take your time to absorb the timeless beauty of the temple as well as the surrounding gardens.

Food and Accommodation: Not available.

Road Conditions: The roads aren't in excellent conditions but are pretty manageable.

Nearest Petrol Pump: C.B. Pur

Best Time to Visit: The temples here remain open for devotees all twelve months.

Nearby Spots: Nandi Hills, 30 km from Rangasthala.

Ghati Subramanyam

Have your parents or grandparents been wanting to visit a temple? For a road trip within 100 km from Bangalore, this is just the place for them.

road trips within 100 km from Bangalore

Approximately 70 km away from Bangalore, Ghati Subramanyam is a popular pilgrimage place. It is claimed to be more than 600 years old. The unusuality of this sacred temple is that the snake deity is worshipped there.

And you know what? This temple has a story behind it as well. Lord Subramanyam had defeated Ghatikasena at this place and hence the temple is named as such. Indeed the temple exudes divinity in spades.

Food and Accommodation: The temple itself provides lunch for the devotees on the temple premises. As for the accommodation, there are no facilities as such at this short weekend getaway.

Road Conditions: Accessible and well- maintained.

Nearest Petrol Pump: D.B. Pura

Best Time to Visit: You can go for this road trip within 100 km from Bangalore all year round.

Nearby Spots: Kanva Reservoir, 50 km from Bangalore

Kaivara

This town is where Pandavas lived with their mother Kunti during their Vanvasa. This is where Bhim had killed Bakasura. Besides, Narayanappa, a great saint and poet of his time also belonged from this town. The cave where he meditated is also a popular spot.

Kaivara

With such historical significance, Kaivara is definitely a town to visit. Check out the caves where Bhim supposedly imprisoned Bakasura. You, of course, wouldn’t be able to meet the demon(:p), but the trek to the cave is fun.

Kaivara is basically a temple town. So you will get to visit lots of temples. Your elderly relatives are going to love this place.

This is where we end another road trip within 100 km from Bangalore. And we would love to know how it went.

Food and Accommodation: This town does not have any restaurants or hotels.

Road Conditions: Accessible and well- maintained.

Nearest Petrol Pump: Hoskote

Best Time to Visit: June- March

Kokkare Belluru

Around 80 km from Bangalore is this tiny village, a home for storks and Painted pelicans. It is in fact a community reserve where humans and these migratory birds coexist in harmony. The villagers consider them as an integral part of their heritage. It is claimed that these rare species have been coming to Kokkare Belluru for hundreds of years.

road trips within 100 km from Bangalore

That's how the Village of Storks has become a famous spot for birdwatchers and researchers from far and wide. You’d also get to see ibis, egrets, and night herons. Never heard of these before, have you? The beauty of these birds will leave you amazed.

Food and Accommodation: You won't find any nice restaurants or lodges. However, Maddur which is just a short distance from here has comfortable stays.

Road Conditions: Accessible and Well-maintained

Nearest Petrol Pump: Maddur

Best Time to Visit: November- June. This is the prime time of breeding. You will get to see lots of baby storks and pelicans.

Nearby Spots: Shivasmudara, 50.1 km from Kokkare Belluru.

Revana Siddheshwara Betta

South India being the land of temples, we have a Shiva temple about 60 km from Bangalore for you. Sited at the top of a hill, you will, of course, get an amazing view of the surrounding landscapes. There are two more temples, one in the middle and one at the base of the hill. Revana Siddheshwara Betta is a must-visit temple for all Shiva devotees.

Revana Siddheshwara Betta

This hill is also a well-known spot for trekking and rock climbing. The climb isn’t very difficult. However, it is not advisable for small kids and elderly people.

Food and Accommodation: There are no such facilities available in this town. You can either bring your own food or check out the stays in the nearest city.

Road Conditions: Accessible and well-maintained.

Nearest Petrol Pump: Channapatna

Best Time to Visit: Although the temple is open during all seasons, it is recommended to avoid visiting in monsoons. The hill becomes very slippery and prone to accidents.

Nearby Spots: Shri Rangapatna, 20 km from Revana Siddheshwara Betta.

Chikka Tirupati

Find this 'Small Tirupati' just 75 km from Bangalore. It is said that before visiting the Tirupati temple, one should take blessings from Chikka Tirupati.

Chikka Tirupati

The Mysore inscriptions on the temple suggest that it is centuries old. In fact, it could even be linked to Mahabharata. When Agni was cursed by the serpent King, Takshaka, he asked Lord Vishnu for his assistance. Thus, as a token of gratitude, Agni established this temple of Lord Vishnu.

With such historical wonders nearby, we are no short of road trips within 100 km from Bangalore.

Food and Accommodation: You will not find any good stays or restaurants near Chikka Tirupati either.

Road Conditions: Accessible and well- maintained

Nearest Petrol Pump: Hoskote

Best Time to Visit: June- December

Seebi

The final spot for road trips within 100 km from Bangalore is the Narasimha Swamy Temple. Established in the later 18th century, this temple is only 90 km from Bangalore. Therefore perfect for short weekend getaways. The murals on the walls weave the lore of our great epics- Mahabharata and Ramayana. Although the passage of time faded these beautiful cravings, the remnants still create the same reverence.

road trips within 100 km from Bangalore

The water tank near the temple also has divine significance. As for the story behind it, well, you’ll have to find it out yourself.

Food and Accommodation: Not- available

Road Conditions: Accessible and well-maintained

Nearest Petrol Pump: Tumkur

Best Time to Visit: The temple is open to visitors all year round.

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