National Park - 22km from Bangalore
is situated in a picturesque surrounding with a variety
of fauna, at Anekal Road. The main attractions are
bisons, Elephants, Baboons, Panthers, Jackals and Lion
Monkeys. Inside this park has a snake park, lion
and tiger safari.
Open 09.00 - 12.00 hrs, 14.00 - 17.00 hrs, Closed on
Tuesday. It covers a 100 sq km, has a lion and tiger
a 'caged' car. The park also offers elephant
Channapatna - 60km from Bangalore
Channapatna is a wonder land of wooden toys. Every person
in this town is involved in some aspect of making colourful
lacquer wooden toys.
Mekedatu 98km - from Bangalore
It is a beautiful picnic spot were river Cauvery offers
an unforgettable site. It tumbles down majestically
through a deep ravine, on top of which is a chasm
around 5meters wide, narrow enough for a goat to
leak across. Mekedatu is on Kanakapura Road.
Ramohalli - 28km from
The fabled big banyan tree spreads over 4acres is
an interesting picnic spot. The 400years old tree
witness the penance of sage Muneshwara.
- 25km from
Hesaraghatta has an artificial lake, a dairy and a horticulture farm. Boating & windsurfing
are the other attractions. Here is the famous 'Nrityagrama' where young
dancers are trained for traditional dance.
Shivaganga - 56kms from Bangalore
An interesting hill with four faces, rising to a height of 4599ft looks like
a Nandi from the East, Ganesh from the West, a Linga from the South and Cobra
with it hood spread from the North side. It is accessible by road.
Shivanasamudram - 22 kms from Bangalore
The picturesque waterfalls, the Ganganchukki and the Bharachukki, cascade down
90 meters. These falls are the source of Asia's first Hydro Electric Power Statin
called "Shimsa". The falls are in full splendour during July-August.
This is a hill station of Tumkur road perched at
a height of 3940 feet. A few kilometers from
foot of the hills
is a natural spring called "Namada Chilume".
On the Bangalore / Mumbai National Highway near Dobbospet
(50km) take a right turn and proceed to devarayanadurga.
Chowdaiah Memorial Hall
It is named after Karnataka's greatest violinist. This
1100 seated auditorium has a shape of a gigantic violin.
It's architecture is marvelous.
Kolar Gold Fields - 98 kms from Bangalore
It is located to the east of the city and south of
Kolar town. Prior permission is required to visit
State Tourism Development Corporation, Banglore
can arrange for permission. Visitors are permitted
on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from October
to February. Children below 10 years are not permitted.
It is world's
deepest gold mine. It is 2,400 meter below the
and oldest in the country.