Best Weekend Gateways from Bangalore That You Need To Visit

Bangalore is one of the fastest growing metro cities in whole Asia, which is home to beautiful cafes, Bangalore Palace, Botanical Gardens and Forts. There are lot of places to visit and things to do in the city itself.  But the experience gets better and bigger when you decide to expand your travel plans beyond the borders of the city. So over the weekend, getting out of the city and just taking a break can be much needed. 

Here is the list of some weekend gateways from Bangalore that will kick your journey to a full halt.

Nandi hills


Nandi Hills serve as a great trekking destination, which is the ideal place for weekend gateways. Nestled between the towns of Nandi Village, Muddenahalli and Kanivenarayanapura, Nandi Hills offer a breathtaking scenic view and excellent climate. Whether with family or friends, a visit to this place will surely help you to get relax and rejuvenated.



Sandur is a delightful weekend gateway from Bangalore. If you love the nature and want to enjoy the luxury peaceful stay, then WelcomHeritage Shivavilas Palace is just the place for you. It is one of the best luxury hotels in Karnataka which offers an experience of comfortable stay with royal ambiance. The peaceful valley of Sandur has been referred to by Mahatma Gandhi as an “oasis” and it adds its beauty to the Shivavilas Palace. So visit Sandur for its temples, pleasant weather, beauty and heritage experience.



Mysore is a wonderful weekend retreat from Bangalore that you can take with your family. Known for its monuments, temples, garden and palaces, Mysore is a great delight for you.



A weekend in Pondicherry will surely fall you in love with its heart-warming ambience and old world charm. From yoga and meditation to pottery or just sitting by the beach, there are numerous ways to unwind in Pondicherry. So it is a perfect weekend escapade from Bangalore.



Take a break from tedious life of the city and make a plan of weekend to the magical lands of Coorg. It is one of the places with highest rainfall In India. Set amidst the beauty and serenity of hills, vegetation and deep valleys, Coorg is a perfect gateway to make your holidays enjoyable. You can also pay a visit to Rajat’s seat, Omkareshwara Temple, Abbi Falls, Medikiri Fort and other tourist attractions in and around the Coorg.

With these destinations located close to you, enjoy your weekend to the fullest as you can pack yourself to some of these relaxed escapdes in Bengaluru.