Sets amid the lush green terrain 55 kilometers off Bangalore on the southern side of the city along the bank of Akravati river. It is the largest producer of granite and silk and is also gaining popularity as a major hotspot for tourists.
During the rainy season, the terrain is blanketed in green and is dotted with a galore of waterfalls.
There are few temples as well as historical sites and attracts wildlife enthusiasts and water sports lovers from Bangalore and nearby states because of its proximity to Akravati river. It is one of the offbeat places to visit in Bangalore that is away from the city rush and is an hour drive away.
Location: 50 km away from Bangalore in Ramanagara district, Karnataka.
Best Time to Visit: August to February
Price: Camping in Kanakpura starts from Rs 935
Average time required to visit the place: Full day.
Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand: Around 55 KM