10 Places to Visit in Bangalore in One Day

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Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka, is the seventh largest city in India. Also known as ‘garden city’, it has a number of tourist attractions, ranging from beautiful parks, stunning monuments and lush green forests to amazing resorts and amusement parks. All these work together to make Bangalore a perfect holiday destination. If you are visiting this wonderful city for a very short period of time, then here is a list of a few places you can visit in Bangalore in one day.

1. Wonderla Amusement Park:

This is a fantastic amusement park that offers more than 60 rides, 3D shows, India’s biggest musical fountain, wave pools, rain dance, restaurants and much more. You can easily spend an entire day at Wonderla amusement park and still not get enough of it.

  • Timings: Monday-Friday -11 am - 6 pm, Saturday & Sunday-11 am - 7 pm
  • The time required to spend: 6-7 hours
  • Entry fee: ₹1050 (children taller than 2ft 9 inches will have to buy a ticket)
  • Valid photo ID is a must.
  • Nylon swimwear is a must to carry.
  • Smoking not allowed in the park’s premises.

2. Fun World and Water World:

If you want to spend a day with family, then this is the perfect place to do it. It offers more than 50 adventure rides for all age groups, along with rain dance and a musical fountain to make your holiday experience outstanding and memorable at Fun World and Water World.

  • Timings: 11 am -7 pm daily
  • The time required to spend: full day
  • Entry fee:₹100 per head (children above 3 years need tickets for entry)
  • Photo ID is mandatory
  • No smoking in the park premises
  • Nylon swimwear is a must

3. Snow City in Bangalore:

If you truly wish to chill out in the mid of summers, then Snow City is the place for you. You can enjoy a wide range of snow activities, such as snow rafting, snow tube ride, snow mountain climbing, dancing on the snow floor, snow slide and others.

  • Timings: 10 am -8 pm daily
  • The time required to spend: 2-3 hours
  • Entry fee:₹550 per head (Note: No refund and cancellation are allowed after booking)

4. Bangalore Palace:

Built in 1876, this palace is spread across 45000 sq.ft. of land. It is a favourite tourist spot. Its majestic minarets and marvellous architecture are eye-catching. The palace grounds, fortified towers and ballroom of this two-storied granite tower are the most amazing features of this palace.

  • Timings: 10 am-5.30 pm daily (closed on public holidays)
  • The time required to spend: 2-3 hours
  • Entry fee: Varies as per nationality. Additional camera fees applicable

5. RD's Nature Retreat in Bangalore:

It is one of the best places to visit in Bangalore in one day, especially for nature lovers. It offers activities like bird watching, adventure sports, party pool, rain dance, indoor and outdoor games, artificial waterfalls, breakfast and buffet lunch. If you want to explore and understand the flora and fauna of RagiHalli forests, then RD's Nature Retreat is a must-visit place for you.

  • Timings: 10 am – 5.30 pm daily
  • The time required to spend: 1 day
  • Entry fee:₹899 to ₹1350 per person (depending on your package)

6. Guhantara Resort in Bangalore:

It is India’s first underground resort. It includes a beautiful auditorium named Rangamanpada, liquor shop known as Madhusala, few amazing restaurants and a spa. You may also enjoy tunnel trekking and a variety of other indoor and outdoor games.

  • Timings: 8.30 am – 5.30 pm daily
  • The time required to spend: 1 day
  • Entry fee: Starting from ₹655 per person (there are other activities in the resort like horse riding, billiards, trampoline, rope course etc. You may avail of these at an extra price not included in the entry fee.)

7. Play Arena in Bangalore:

There is a long list of activities for sports lovers, ranging from bowling and Segway to archery, mountain climbing, zip lining, shooting, rope coursing and a lot more. A single day might be less to truly enjoy all that Play Arena has to offer.

  • Timings: 10.30 am – 9.30 pm daily
  • The time required to spend: 1 day
  • Entry fee: Will depend on the package

8. The Windflower Prakruthi in Bangalore:

The Windflower Prakruthi is the perfect place for a refreshing outing and fun activities with friends and family. There is an array of sports and adventure activities offered by the park that will keep you busy throughout.

  • Timings: 8.30 am – 5.30 pm daily
  • The time required to spend: 1 day
  • Entry fee: Starts from ₹1360 per head
  • No entry fee for children below 5 years
  • For children between 5-12 years, 50% of adults price is charged
  • There are other activities in the resort like zorbing, cycling and rope activity that can be availed at an extra price which is not included in the entry fee.

9. Shilaandara Resort in Bangalore:

Situated at a distance of 55 km from Bangalore, Shilaandara resort is one and half hour away by road. The resort offers all modern amenities, games and many adventure sports for your enjoyment.

  • Timings: 8.30 am – 5.30 pm daily
  • The time required to spend: 1 day
  • Entry fee: Starts from ₹ 655

10. Innovative Film City in Bangalore:

It is situated near Bidai, 32 km away from Bangalore. You can reach there by bus or car. It is one of the best places to visit in Bangalore in one day. You will find sets of some popular films, TV series and other events here. If you are lucky enough, you may even get a chance to meet some of your favourite stars.

  • Timings: 10 am – 7 pm on weekdays/10 am – 7.30 pm on weekends.
  • The time required to spend: 2-3 hours
  • Entry fee: Before 3pm- ₹599, after 3pm- ₹399

To avoid any hassles related to your accommodation in Bangalore and to avail the best deals available, you must book your hotel in Bangalore well in advance. You can book a room in a 5-star hotel, boutique hotel or budget hotel, whatever suits your needs and budget. Whether you are in this lovely city for work or for pleasure, you must take in some of these lovely sights and activities that we have listed for your enjoyment.