Nature excursions in mind – plan trekking for a one day trip from Bangalore
Give your child a stress free one day outing to a nature trail in Nandi Hills, Makalidurga, Savandurga, Madhugiri and Bananthimari Betta Trek. Plan one day trip or weekend getaways from Bangalore for their next school or college excursions in the best trekking places. Pandemic perturbed our lives, affected our children’s lifestyle and physical fitness, restricted the young minds to a screen set up 24/7, increased their stress levels and caused low creativity, restlessness and lack of motivation.
With schools and colleges functioning normally again, it’s the best time to explore and let your child learn from Nature – sustenance, perseverance and strength. The trekking and adventurous activities with Namma trip’s Nature excursions will help them bond with the mountains, appreciate the simplicity of life, take on the challenging yet motivational treks, build their core strength and value the importance of experiencing life in the lap of Nature.
These treks are suitable for kids aged 6 to 15, including teenagers to college students. With our expert guides, Namma trip offers students the best of institutional outings with a curated list of places to visit in Bangalore.
Nandi Hills – Easy weekend trekking near Bangalore
Plan an easy weekend trekking near Bangalore, start with the best cloudscape view from the famous hill station called Nandi Hills. Experience Nature outside the books, fill your senses with the sound of spring water, exotic birds chirping, the smell of dew on rare plants and trees, insects and animals, see the sunrise view from the fortress of Nandi Hills. Also indulge in adventurous activities like cycling, paragliding, camping, rock climbing and biking through dirt trails.
Just 61 km from Bangalore, it is the best travel experience you can get in a Nature excursion with your group. Nandi Hills is a fortress in the hilly district of Chikkaballapur. An easy trek through the old stairway used during Tipu Sultan’s era, head towards Tipu’s rest house, Amrutha Sarovara, Yoganandeeshwara temple, Bhoga Nandeeshwara temple,Sultanpet, fort wall, 500 year old Shiva temple called Sri Gavi Veerabadhra Swamy temple inside a small cave formation and a small shrine of Nandi which is referred to as the Nellakai Nandi.
Weekend getaway from Bangalore – Nature trails near Makalidurga
Plan historical nature trails on your next Institutional outing near Bangalore. The idea of weekend getaways from Bangalore offers a sense of belonging to Nature and realization of the traveler in you. For students, it brings in the joy of traveling with friends, enjoying quality time away from the city and forgetting the stress of academic pressure and daily routine. Trekking, hiking and nature trails help in building team spirit, fitness, nature consciousness, environmental preservation and confidence in students.
Students can spend their vacations in Bangalore by trekking Makalidurga, a legendary place, believed to have Markandeya Rishi perform his penance here. 57 km away, it holds an old sanctuary of Shiva with Nandi at the highest point. The mysterious trek starts at the barren railway line, station base, giving it an old world charm, scaling the forest area through the terrains is an adventurous experience to behold. One of the best trekking places to visit in Bangalore for a quick weekend getaway for trek enthusiasts. You get a view of Gundamagere Lake, the ruins of old forts and the temple of Makali Malleshwara on the summit.
Savandurga trek on a day trip from Bangalore
One of the most desired tourist places to visit in Bangalore, Savandurga trek on a one day outing helps to instill trekking skills and motivation in college and school students.
It is a single rock formation made of two significant hillocks called Karigudda and Billigudda. One of the Asia’s largest existing monolith, it is the most popular places to visit in Bangalore for a challenging trek through the age-old fort of Kempe GowdaPerfect for experienced trekkers to trek through the rocks and get a glimpse of Magadi, Manchabele, Thippagondanahalli reservoirs and Arkavathi River. This is a good spot for hiking, rock climbing and camping with your friends on your school or college outings. The best part is the view of the Arkavathi River through the terrains down the hill and if you want to make the most of the trek, May to Sept is the best time to explore.
Heritage Madhugiri Fort trek – Famous places to visit in Bangalore
Bangalore is famous for a lot of things, especially heritage places like Madhugiri Fort. Madhugiri trek holds the second largest monolith of Asia in its lap. Under the Karnataka tourism, it is known for its architectural value. Include this on your 1 day outing in Bangalore, where you can gain knowledge about its history and cultural significance, which feels surreal, right out of the textbooks to seeing the real forts. The heritage trail of Madhugiri fort trek is an exciting physical activity to encourage your child to experience and learn from.
Madhugiri Fort was built by Hyder Ali of Vijayanagar Dynasty. The fort is perched on a steep slope of the hill and a very challenging trek filled with rocky trails and rugged paths. Located within 100 km from the city, you can explore Sri Chennakeshava Temple and Pavagada Architectural ruins of Gopalakrishna Temple Fort.
Bananthimari Betta Trek – Next travel adventure
Bananthimari Betta or Maribetta or Karadibetta is a twin hillock covered with dense plants and trees. Named after the Bananthimari temple placed at the top of the summit, this monolith is 2090 ft high. You’ll find waterfalls, small ponds, villagers tending to their daily work and the magnificent view of the town amongst the clouds below.
Best for institutional Nature study excursions, a beginner friendly trek; it is easy for the students to learn about trekking as a serious sport for trekkers all around the world. Bangalore one day trip, arrange your road trip to Bananthimari for your student outings. Trekking near Bangalore is easier now with so many options to choose from.
Planning the student annual trips is no longer a hassle; you can choose treks suiting your criteria and budget. Namma trip offers best tour packages in affordable budgets for school and college groups of students. We are one of the best trekking companies of India when it comes to providing safe trekking experiences. Whether it is a corporate day outing in Bangalore or night camping with family and friends, the forested lands of Bangalore have a place for each one of us.
Common trip highlights for one day treks near Bangalore – Night trek and One day treks
- Leave from Bangalore for the base camp at 5.00 AM (Day treks) and 1.00 PM (Night treks) by getting picked up from different pickup locations. You can choose your pick up point provided on our website as per your convenience.
- Gorge on fresh authentic South Indian breakfast thali on the way to the base village (Breakfast is provided during Day treks, for Night treks, lunch is provided post the completion of the trek in the afternoon).
- Enjoy a long road trip with your buddies or dance to peppy music with your gang on the way to base camp on the bus.
- Reach The Base and get ready for the trek after a briefing session by our experienced guides who will be assisting you throughout the trek.
- Start the trek with the group and traverse through the rocky trails, deep cut boulders and rugged pathways. Make notes on the rare plants, insects, birds you spot, indulge in nature and mountain photography on the way up the summit.
- Reach the Top and explore the surroundings as you soak in the beautiful views. (Enjoy stunning sunrise view in the Night treks and surreal mountain views during the Day treks).
- Explore the monuments and learn about its history from our expert guides.
- Indulge in some fun-filled Games and activities.
- Have a healthy packed lunch at the Peak with a beautiful mountain view (Day trek).
- Descend to the base village and return to Bangalore by 6.00 PM tentatively (Day trek) and 12.00 PM (Night trek).