Beautiful Places to Visit near Bangalore

Posted Date: 01 Aug 2011      Author: kavitha Profile photo   Member Level: Gold (Rs. 40)

This article gives the information of Beautiful Places to Visit near Bangalore which includes Bannerghatta National Park entry fee 2011, safari timings, address and Sathya Sai Baba's Brindavanam location. The picnic spot Hesaraghatta Attractions of beautiful lake and dairy farm gives an idea about this place. Mekedatu Goat’s Leap, falls and the location helps you to reach this place easily.

Bannerghatta National Park Bangalore


A large reserve forest situated about 21kms from the city. It has been converted as a national park to protect wild life. The forest department arranges for vans to take the visitors around the Lion Safari on payment of the prescribed charges. It is a popular place for bird watching and photography as there are more than sixty species of birds. Bannerghatta national park Bangalore safari timings starts by 10am and the animals seen here are monkeys, bison, wild boar, elephants, panthers, spotted deer and sloth bear. Bannerghatta national park Bangaore entry fee 2011 is Rs 200. A few shops have now come up to cater to the needs of the tourists. A Vanashree Restaurant is maintained by KSTDC. On the way to Bannerghatta National Park Bangalore is an ancient temple dedicated to champakadhama and a hillock by the side which is popular places of picnic. Regular buses operate in this rout at frequent intervals.
Bannerghatta National park Bangalore Address
Bannerghatta National Park
South Bangalore,
Karnataka, India
Bannerghatta national park Bangalore timings: 10 am to 5 pm.

Brindavanam Bangalore


Brindavanam in Bangalore is situated near Whitefield. This beautiful tourist destination is at the distance of 16kn from the main Bangalore city. This place is a peaceful village which is the abode of Sri Sathya Sai Baba of Puttaparthi. Whenever Baba was in this place, he had given darshan every morning and evening. Here the Bhajans are conducted by devotes of Sathya Sai Baba. Thousands of devotees including hundreds of foreign participate in these Bhajans. Many private busses operate to this village from the city.

Hesaraghatta Attractions in Bangalore


Another beautiful picnic spot near Bangalore is Hesaraghatta. It is situated at the distance of 29km from Bangalore city. Here is a large man-made lake spreading over an area of about 1000 acres. Hesaraghatta Lake is a popular site for water sports, boating and sailing. The Indi-Danish Dairy Project and the government Horticultural and dairy farms are situated here. Tourists can know about the preparation of different Dairy products lively in Hesaraghatta dairy farm. There is also an experimental poultry research farm here. A rest house is available for overnight stay. Private and city buses run through this rout. Hesaraghatta tourism gives a very pleasant experience to the visitors.

Mekedatu Goat’s Leap Bangalore


The pretty tourist attraction Mekedatu Goat’s Leap is situated 100km from Bangalore. The place is very near to Ramanagara, this is a narrow gorge naturally formed by river Cauvery and acquired the name owing to the short distance between the two rocks. The projection is so close together that a goat can leap across from one rock to other. Hence it is called by the name of the name Mekedatu Goat’s Leap. It is a quiet place with beautiful natural surroundings and affords excellent facility as a picnic spot. Mekedatu falls attracts the crowd of tourists during the month of June- July. At the confluence of Cauvery and Arkavati rivers, there is the temple of Sangameshwara with a rest house and a Choultry Hall. Tourists can reach Ramanagara easily from Bangalore and auto rickshaws are available to reach Mekedatu Goat’s Leap from Ramanagara.

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