Don’t want to party all night? Too late to book a homestay/hotel? Carpe Diem, buddy! Release some stress this weekend by planning for a getaway to any of these awe-inspiring places to camp near Bengaluru. Even if you aren’t a resident of the city, this is your chance to make Bengaluru your base this coming weekend. So pack your rucksack, put in the tent, and go camping at these camping sites around Bengaluru.
Pitch A Tent At Some Of The Most Enchanting Camping Sites Around Bangalore
If you are an adventurous soul with some inclination towards nature's enchanting aesthetics, Manchinbele should be your go-to weekend destination. You don’t even need to catch a flight. Just drive or ride for about an hour out of town for this! Suitable for both water and land activities, at Manchanabele, camping and adventure go hand in hand. Sailing, trekking and much more await enthusiasts like you at this scenic destination, which is a stone’s throw distance from the city centre and is an ideal choice for a one day trip from Bengaluru.
Distance from Bengaluru: 45 km
After a soothing drive of 4 and a half hours from Bengaluru, if picturesque views of the Nilgiris overlooking a thick green vault of flora and fauna welcome you, all the worldly tensions vanish in the air. While planning a trip to Kalhatty, make sure you carry your camping essentials along. After that, all you need to do is just pitch your camping tent, and watch the beauty of nature’s elements unfold gracefully right in front of your eyes.
Distance from Bengaluru: 260 km
This one could be a lesser-known delight for some, but a camping sojourn at Bananthimari Betta can literally induce vitality into those worked up nerves of the brain. This little hamlet is for those who are seeking some solace from the humdrum of city life and wish to spend some time close to the warmth of Mother Nature. There are other trekking and hiking options in and around Bengaluru which include the mainstreams as well as offbeat places like the Bananthimari Betta itself.
Distance from Bengaluru: 50 km
Votecad Nature Camp
The Votecad Nature Camp is a blissful hive close to nature, with dollops of fun and adventure elements that make it one of the best weekend getaways from Bangalore. Try it! It is one of the most picturesque sites around Bengaluru, embellished with dense forests, small rivulets and coffee estates. Woah, doesn’t that sound refreshing? Their per night prices start from INR 6,500 upwards but trust us, as pricy as it is, you will get your moneys worth.
Distance from Bengaluru: 250 km
Coorg is definitely one of the most popular camping destinations in the region and there are many spots for you to pitch your tent here. It’s all about taking in the sights and the sounds of the forest and the plantations surrounding the scenic district, and enjoying the escape to serenity here. At night, you’ll even be provided with a telescope to explore the starry sky.
Distance From Bengaluru: 268 km (approx)