The picturesque hamlet of Hogenakkal is famous for its gorgeous waterfall and natural charm. The splendid waterfall is often referred to as the ‘Niagara of South India.’ Located on the Kaveri River, it is a scenic place to unwind from the monotony and pollution of the city. You can plan a one day Bangalore to Hogenakkal tour for respite from the stress of daily life.
At Hogenakkal, you will be impressed by the natural beauty of the waterfall and its lush surroundings. Then, explore the local lifestyle at the quaint rural settlements. You can also hike up to the falls, enjoy boat rides in coracles, and take a leisurely walk.
Hogenakkal is 170 km from Bangalore. You can cover the distance by cab within 4 hours. Take the Rayakottai, Palacode route to reach Hogenakkal. You can enjoy the scenic landscapes along the winding roads. In case you are starting from Mysuru, checkout our One day Mysore to Hogenakkal Falls tour by cab.
You can book a one-day trip from Bangalore to Hogenakkal by car for a quick rejuvenation. You can spend some quality time with family and friends around the waterfall at Hogenakkal.
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Highlights of Bangalore to Hogenakkal Falls Tour by Cab
- Full-day Hogenakkal Falls tour from Bangalore
- Duration: 8 to 12 hours
- Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
- Pickup & Drop: Bangalore Hotel / Home
- Places Covered: Hogenakkal Waterfalls
Package Price for 1 Day Bangalore to Hogenakkal Falls Sightseeing by Cab
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22 – 28 Seater / LCV
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- Pick and drop from Hotel / Home in Bangalore
- Cab for Hogenakkal Falls sightseeing from Bangalore as per the above Itinerary
- Vehicle Parking Charges
- Toll-gate Charges if any
- Driver Allowance
What’s not included
- Entry Ticket Fee at tourist places at Hogenakkal Falls
- Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
- Lodging / Accommodation at Hogenakkal Falls
- Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
- Vehicle beyond the designated tour route
What to Expect on your Hogenakkal Falls Trip from Bangalore
Our same day Bangalore to Hogenakkal tour will begin early in the morning. We will pick you up from your accommodation in Bangalore and drive you to Hogenakkal, a prominent tourist attraction in Karnataka.
On the way, you will be able to view and take pictures of the beautiful landscapes that surround the area. The drive is about 4 hours long, so you have plenty of time to enjoy the views.
Once we reach Hogenakkal Falls, you will be amazed by its beauty and grandeur. With a total height of nearly 75 feet, this waterfall is one of India’s most impressive sights to see and a popular tourist destination to visit near Bangalore.
You can also go for a boat ride on the river and experience this natural wonder up close. There are several vendors here selling snacks like tea, coffee, and idli-vada, which makes it an ideal spot for a quick break.
After witnessing a serene sunset, we will drive you back to Bangalore and drop you off at your accommodation.
Itinerary of One Day Bangalore to Hogenakkal Falls Trip
Pickup from your Hotel in Bangalore at 8:00 AM
|S.No||Sightseeing Place||Recommended Duration|
|1||Hogenakkal Waterfalls||5 hours|
Drop back at your Hotel in Bangalore by 8:30 PM
PLEASE NOTE: Guests can visit all the tourism places near Hogenakkal Falls listed above or remove any of the places that they don’t want to visit. In order to include any other sightseeing place, guests can check with their cab provider while booking this Bangalore to Hogenakkal Falls city tour by private car.
- One day Bangalore to Mysore tour
- One day Mysore to Hogenakkal falls tour
- Bangalore city tour
- Mysore city tour
- Chikmagalur sightseeing tour
Places to visit in and around Hogenakkal Falls in one day by private car from Bangalore
1. Hogenakkal Falls
As it enters the Tamil Nadu border, the Kaveri River descends down the lofty landscape to form the Hogenakkal Falls. It is a popular attraction with abundant natural charm and adventure activities. You can soak in the tranquility and unwind in the surroundings. The waterfall has about 14 channels. Its vertical drop from a height of 20 m with a thundering sound is mesmerizing.
As mentioned in Sangam Literature, the Hogenakkal waterfall is the only natural and traditional river spa. Since the waterfall flows through forests and medicinal herbs, its waters have therapeutic properties.
The word ‘Hogenakkal’ means ‘Smoky Rocks.’ It is named after the smoky appearance when the falls strike the carbonite rocks all around. These rocks are considered to be the oldest of their kind in South India and one of the oldest in the world.
You can take a coracle or a basket boat ride to reach the falls. Adventure seekers can hike through lush forests and a maze of rocks. It is an easy trek, suitable for all age groups. You can enjoy boating in the dry season when the water flow is less intense. For some relaxation in the lap of nature, you can get a hot oil massage from a local masseuse and enjoy a dip in the medicinal waters.
- Must See / Things to Do: Unwind amidst the pristine beauty of the waterfall.
- Timings: Open on all days of the week
- Entry Fee: No entry fees
Things to Do on your Bangalore to Hogenakkal Falls Tour by Car
Hogenakkal offers a perfect natural setting to relax with your loved ones. The destination also gives you the option for a wealth of activities to do while enjoying the beautiful scenery.
What to Shop during your One Day Bangalore to Hogenakkal Falls Sightseeing Trip by Car?
You can purchase a variety of souvenirs from the shops near the waterfall. At the Eco Shop, you can buy medicinal oils, herbal products, and essential oils. You can also check out t-shirts and handicrafts to gift your loved ones. If you are lucky enough, you can come across sellers selling miscellaneous items on coracles.
What to Eat during your Full Day Hogenakkal Falls Sightseeing Tour from Bangalore by Taxi?
Hogenakkal is a small tourist spot where you can enjoy local food. You can find restaurants serving freshly caught fish dishes. You can buy snacks from the floating shops on Coracles. You can try traditional South Indian cuisine at the local restaurants.
Dosa, Idli, Vada, and South Indian meals are some of the must-try dishes in Hogenakkal. Soups and ice cream are popular here. You can find a number of roadside shops selling cut fruits, tender coconut, and soft drinks.
Terms & Conditions
Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 day Bangalore to Hogenakkal Falls city tour package. Ideally this full day tour package cannot be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places during this Hogenakkal Falls same day trip from Bangalore, they can check the possibility of the same with the above listed car rental companies and request for a custom quote.
We recommend our guests to stick to the time spent at each tourist attraction in Hogenakkal Falls as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.
Please also note that if a particular sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it may not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with listed cab vendor before you book the tour.
Ideally, no. However guests can check if it’s possible to customize the tour with the above listed Bangalore cab vendors before booking the trip. Additional charges might apply.
A one day Bangalore to Hogenakkal tour by private cab is the best way to rejuvenate after a stressful week. The mesmerizing waterfall and the charming natural surroundings will make your holiday a memorable experience. Throughout the journey, you can admire the stunning natural beauty. Moreover, you can have a wonderful time in the photogenic environs of the place.
Booking our one day Bangalore to Hogenakkal tour by rental car allows you to explore the best of the destination at your own pace. You can spend time and explore the place as per your choice. It is the best option to enjoy a hassle-free holiday.