Treks with one day ride

Best Treks With One Day Rides From Bangalore

Looking for a trip to go out with your friends for a trek with one-day rides?

Here’s our list of places best for one-day bike trips from Bangalore. The city is surrounded by places that offer everything from adventure to sightseeing and pilgrimage. The hills and forests surrounding Bangalore city are famous for their scenic beauty, historical and cultural importance, and holy shrines. Saddle up your bikes and set out to treks with one-day rides to bring out the adventure junkie inside of you.



Distance from Bangalore: 48Km

Altitude: 1226M

One of the largest monolith hills in Asia, Savandurga Hill is formed by two hills known as Karigudda and the Biligudda. The Savandi Veerabhadreshwara Swamy and Narasimha Swamy Temple are situated at the foothills which are frequent pilgrim visit areas. The hills are the home to various endangered species such as yellow-throated bulbuls and long-billed vultures and also to Sloth Bear and Leopard making it a hotspot for nature lovers. With an elevation of 1,266 meters rising above sea level, Savandurga is one of the finest hill spots in the State of Karnataka and is part of the great Deccan Plateau region. With a trekking trail stretching about 2.4 miles that is rated difficult, the best time to visit the place is from September until February. It has moderate traffic and is best for hiking and walking.



Nandi Hills

Distance From Bangalore: 60Km

Altitude: 1478M

Nandi hills are one of the best options for youngsters to choose for a one-day bike trip from Bangalore. Known for its spectacular view from the top, this hill fortress is situated 60Km from Bangalore. Spread over a large area, it gives an amazing view in the morning during the hour of sunrise and is quite a tranquil place to view sunrise in the city. One of the temples in the hills includes Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple, guarded by a huge statue of Nandi, the bull. The hills got their name Nandi hills hence. There is an ancient hill fortress built by the Ganga Dynasty and was strengthened by Tipu Sultan. It gives an amazing top view of the town and the hills around it. And the best time to explore the Nandi Hills is in the early morning before sunrise for a stroll in the foggy weather. Nandi Hills was known as The Hill of Happiness during the Chola Period. There is another place spot in the hills called the Tipu Drop, where Tipu Sultan was said to drop the traitors and those who helped captives as capital punishment.



Hutridurga Trek

Distance from Bangalore: 79Km

Altitude: 1130M

Hutridurga is a fortified hill about 65 km west of Bengaluru in the southeast of Kunigal taluk. At an altitude of 3708 feet above sea level, the place is also known as Uttar Betta. The Hutridurga fort is known to be built by Kempegowda in the 16th century. Later it became the military bastion of Tipu Sultan in his fight against the British. Even though the fort doesn’t stand now, there are still the ruins of the structure in the area. It used to be a seven-tiered fort and is considered to be amongst the nine” Durgas – also known as fortified hills” around the city of Bengaluru. The trekking trails through the hills is the best way to enjoy nature and get to know the village life in the area. The trek route is about 5kms and is not as hard as many other trails around the city.



Madhugiri Trek

Distance from Bangalore: 104Km

Altitude: 1200M

The Madhugiri peak is the second-largest monolith in Asia. As for the name, Madhu means honey, and Giri means hill. There are many historical monuments and temples situated in and around the hill, which includes gateways of the ruined fort and the ruins of Gopala Krishna Temple inside the fort. The best season to visit the place is the ost monsoon winter from September to February. As the region receives heavy rainfall during the monsoon it is always recommended not to visit the place in the rainy season to ensure a safe trip. The place of Madhugiri was called Maddagiri about a hundred years ago and is surrounded by the lush greenery of western ghats. The trek is about 1.5 km and takes about 2-2.5 hours one way. The amazing view of the Thimmalapura forest during the trek is indeed memorable and the sight of the lush green vegetation is refreshing for minds. It is the best option if you want to go for a one-day bike trip from Bangalore with your friends.



Kabbaldurga Trek

Distance from Bangalore: 81Km

Altitude: 1000M

The main attraction of Kabbaldurga is the ruined fort that includes an old and crumbled building on top of the fort that has a prison and an ammunition storage godown. As a punishment, convicts were thrown off the cliffs of the port during the British Rule. Kabbaldurga is one of the most relatively easy trekking spots for the night as well.



Kunti Betta

Distance from Bangalore: 123Km

Altitude: 878M

Kunti Betta is two rocky hills located about 130kns from Bangalore that is surrounded by farm fields of sugarcane, coconut, and paddy. This place is of cultural importance and takes its name after Kunti, the mother of the Pandavas. It is said that Kunti lived in this place during her exile. Kunti Betta is situated in the region of Pandavapura, named after the five sons of Kunti, the Pandavas.

Even though the Kunti Betta trail is short, the steep ascents and descents make the route interesting to adventure seekers. With Thonnur Lake in view although most of your trek route, the terrain consists of volcanic granite rock and boulders. The small stretches of moorland at places make it an amazing view for trekkers.




Distance from Bangalore: 67Km

Altitude: 1712M

Anthargange is one of the famous mountains situated in South East of Karnataka. Known for the wonder of the caves, the hill Anthargange has numerous caves, making it being sought after by adventure seekers in the city as a place for a one-day outing from Bangalore The term Anthargange means “The Ganges from the deep”. The temple situated in the hills is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva giving it the name, Dakshin Kasha.

Numerous caves surround the mountain which is made of granite rocks.




Distance from Bangalore: 58Km

Altitude: 1350M

The hill got its name from a creeper plant called “Makali Beru” or Makali Root. The juice from the root of the plant is an ingredient for a special health drink. Makalidurga is a hill fort that has an old temple at the summit of it. It is the nearest railway near the city of Bangalore. It consists of both media as well as difficult level trek points. The view of the mountain can be seen from the open ground situated there and leads to the top.




All these places are the top destinations for one-day bike trips from Bangalore. Apart from adventure and sightseeing, these places have much more to offer for visitors. The historical and cultural relevance of the places is not negligible as they find their place in many historical events prominent to the heritage of the country.

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