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10 Best Camping Places near Bangalore

By Ranjith Shetty

Avid bag packers would vouch for the fact that nothing beats the joy of camping. For some people, it's a favorite pastime. If sleeping under the stars fascinates you as well, why not try one of these camping places near Bangalore.

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An ideal place for trekking, Savandurga is a hill located 33kms west of Bangalore. Once a place of historical importance during the Hoysala Empire, it comprises of two hills, Bilidurga and Karidurga. Visitors generally trek during the day, and the more adventurous ones set camps to enjoy this beauty during the night hours.

Best Camping Places near Bangalore

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A remote destination, located near the capital city of Bangalore, Doddamakali has all the natural settings for a perfect camping experience. Whether it's fishing, bird sightings, rafting, kayaking or wildlife spotting, Doddamakali is a perfect spot for adventure junkies. Camping in this exotic place will make your trip full of unforgettable moments.

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Camp GeeDee

Bannerughatta National Park as its immediate neighbor, Camp GeeDee is a 65-acre property that offers travel junkies a range of activities to refuel their energy. From mountain biking, rock climbing, bird spotting to trekking, one can enjoy every moment over here. Camping at this destination can prove to be a wonderful experience.

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A popular camping destination, Manchinbele is located 40 km from Bangalore. Campers over here can enjoy the breathtaking view of Manchinbele Lake. Watersports and plenty of other activities such as shooting, kayaking, and rafting can be enjoyed on a visit to Manchinbele.


Campers at Bheemeshwari will definitely love the natural habitants over there. The exotic birds and animals are a feast to watch. One can also spend a good number of hours fishing at this place. Located about 100 km from Bangalore at the banks of River Cauvery, the scenic beauty of this place is incredible.


Hebri in Udupi district can offer a delightful camping experience. The place is well known for Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary. This wildlife sanctuary is truly wild with lots of surprises in store. The birds, animals, and reptiles seen here can make it a worthwhile visit by itself. The pleasing environment coupled with natural beauty all around will force you to camp in this area.

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Best Camping Places near Bangalore


A small place in Bangalore, Anthargange is filled with raw beauty. For the most part, it's surrounded by lush green forests and caves. Exploring the caves would prove to be great fun for one and all. Overall, it's a nice and chilling place that you keep you away from the chaotic city life. It's an ideal place to trek during the day and get relaxed during the night beside a bonfire.


It's a great place for barbecue, day picnic and camping. Located at a distance of 75kms from Bangalore, this place is naturally set based aside from the town. It's nicely rested between hills and dense forest. Nachikuppam is a hit with tourists. In fact, there are camping accommodations at this place. So, one can have a great time with friends and family members on a visit here.

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An ideal place for nature lovers, Makalidurga is a perfect visiting spot for nature lovers and campers. Its major attractions are hills, temples and a small fort located on the top of a hill. The place has a lot of palm trees and date plants. Bird sightseeing is another great pastime for visitors. With a fantabulous view of the lakes and hills, one can go camping at this beautiful location.


Located in the Mallenadu region in the western part of Karnataka, this place never ceases to impress tourists. Surrounded by waterfalls and coffee estate, Chikmagalur offers some of the best trekking trails for outdoor junkies. Throughout the day, rafting trips are conducted in a river. The place boasts of a peaceful environment with good wildlife viewing and bird spotting as an attraction for tourists. It's also surrounded by majestic hills and temples. Camping in Chikamagalur could prove to be an unforgettable experience. It would be like lying down on the lap of Mother Nature.

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