Bangalore is a lively city that caters to the ‘hip and happening’ generation of youngsters aptly. A potpourri of cultures, the city boasts fabulous options that can keep the young (and the young at heart) hooked without any complaints. Whether it’s spending a fun-frolic day out, indulging in adventure activities, shopping, dining, taking road trips or partying after sundown, you will be spoilt for choice of things to do in Bangalore for youngsters.

So, plan a trip, pack your bags, check-in at one of the best hotels in Bangalore, and start exploring the youthful side of the city. Here’s our list of activities in Bangalore for youngsters.

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1. Taking a Vineyard Tour

Vineyard Tour | #1 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters | (source)

Vineyard Tour | #1 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters | (source)

Among other things, Bangalore and its surrounding areas are home to quite a few breath-taking vineyards. Plan a trip down to one of these vineyards and make the most of your time by learning about the art of wine making. You can even indulge in a session of wine tasting; some of these places also offer activities such as grape stomping. Here are our picks:

Grover Vineyards

  • Location: Raghunathapura, Devanahalli Road, Doddaballapur,
  • Timings: 10:30 am to 1:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm; every day
  • Cost*: ₹850 per person on weekdays and ₹1000 per person on weekends
  • Duration: 3 to 3.5 hours

*Lunch included

Heritage Winery

  • Location: Channapatna
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; every day
  • Cost: ₹ 250 per person
  • Duration: 1 hour

2. Microlight Flying

Microlight Flying | #2 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters

Microlight Flying | #2 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters | (source)

When it comes to adventure activities for youngsters in Bangalore, the sky is your limit! We mean it quite literally. You can actually take off on a two-seater microlight aircraft and fly up in the sky. You will have an expert co-pilot to guide you in this thrilling activity that lasts from 15 to 20 minutes.

  • Location: Jakkur Airfield
  • Timings: 7:00 am to 10:00 am; every day
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 3450 onwards

3. Paintballing

Paintballing | #3 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters

Paintballing | #3 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters | (source)

Paintballing is synonymous with intense fun and thrill. When you are in Bangalore, you can have a fun-filled day by indulging in paintballing with your gang. Adding to the experience is the choice of the latest paintballing equipment and huge spaces to engage in this war-like game with all enthusiasm. 

  • Location: War Zone Paintball, Sonnappa Layout
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 10:30 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 300 for 50 pellets

4. Go-karting

Go-karting | #4 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters

Go-karting | #4 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters | (source)

We are not talking about just any go-karting experience. The Garden City offers you the opportunity to indulge in this adrenaline-pumping sport in karting tracks that are at par with international standards. Whether you are a budding racer or a pro, you will love to race in the latest models of karts.

  • Location: Meco Kartopia, Hennur Bagalur Road
  • Timings: 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm; closed on Mondays
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 540 onwards

5. Visiting an Amusement Park

Amusement Park | #5 of 13 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters

Enjoy Amusement Park | #5 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters | (source)

There’s no denying that amusement parks are the Mecca of fun activities for youngsters in Bangalore. For an adrenaline-soaring combo of fun and thrill, check out some of the best amusement parks in Bangalore:

Wonderla

  • Location: 28th km, Mysore Road
  • Timings:

          Normal Season: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm (weekdays); 11:00 am to 7:00 pm (weekends and public holidays)

          Peak Season: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

  • Entry Fee: ₹ 890 (Weekdays), ₹ 1120 (Weekends and holidays) and ₹ 1185 (Peak season)

Fun World Bangalore

  • Location: Palace Ground, J C Nagar
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 7:30 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 750 per person

Neeladri Amusement Park

  • Location: Hosur Road
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm (Weekdays) and 11:00 am to 7:00 pm (Weekends/Holidays)
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 40 per person (Weekdays) and ₹ 75 (Weekends and Public Holidays)

6. Exploring Snow City

Snow City | #6 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters

Exploring Snow City | #6 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters | (source)

True to its name, Snow City is an enormous indoor snow theme park that lures you to a snowy world full of fun and frolic. Here you can indulge in various activities, like snow rafting, snow sliding, snow basketball, snow mountain climbing, and even dancing on a snow dance floor, all in -5° Celsius temperature. Sounds cool?

  • Location: Fun World Complex, J C Nagar
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 390 per person (Monday to Friday) and ₹ 490 per person (Weekends and public holidays)

7. Partying Hard at Nightclubs and Pubs

Nightclubs and Pubs | #7 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters

Enjoy Nightclubs and Pubs | #7 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters | (source)

There’s a reason why the nightclubs and pubs feature among the top places to visit in Bangalore for youngsters. The energetic vibe and upbeat ambiance at these places, combined with great food and beverages, make them a huge draw. Here’s our pick of the most popular nightclubs and pubs in Bangalore:

Xtreme Sports Bar

  • Location: Indiranagar
  • Timings:

          11:00 am to 11:00 pm (Mon, Tue, Thurs and Sun)

          11:00 am to 1:00 am (Wed, Fri and Sat)

  • Cost for two: ₹ 1400 approx

Social

  • Location: Church Street
  • Timings: 9:00 am to 1:00 am; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1500 approx.

Pecos Stones

  • Location: Indiranagar
  • Timings: 10:30 am to 11:30 pm; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1000 approx.

Big Brewsky

  • Location: Sarjapur Road
  • Timings: 12:30 pm to 1:00 am; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1600 approx.

Hangover

  •  Location: Indiranagar
  • Timings: 12:00 noon to 1:00 am; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1500 approx.

Besides these, there are many pubs and nightclubs in Bangalore with dance floor where you can shake a leg and have a blast.

8. Exploring the Shopping Malls

Shopping Malls | #8 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters

Exploring the Shopping Malls | #8 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters | (source)

The shopping malls in Bangalore are a complete world of fun and entertainment. You can hang out, shop, dine, watch movies, and even indulge in games and sports. Here’s our list of the top malls in Bangalore:

  • Forum Mall (Koramangala)
  • Mantri Square Mall (Malleshwaram West)
  • Phoenix Market City (Whitefield)
  • UB City (Vittal Mallya Road)
  • Royal Meenakshi Mall (Bannerghatta Road)
  • Bangalore Central Mall (Bellendur)
  • Garuda Mall (Ashok Nagar)
  • Orion Mall (Malleshwaram West)

9. Indulging in Street shopping

Street shopping | #9 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters

Street shopping | #9 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters | (source)

Youngsters love to splurge on goodies, and the shopping streets of the city are treasure troves of all kinds of things, including clothes, shoes, jewelry, sports goods, condiments, spices, bags, electronics, and what not. Here are some of the main shopping markets in Bangalore.

Commercial Street

  • What to shop for: Clothes, spices, jewelry

MG Road

  • What to shop for: Rosewood, sandalwood, brass items

Avenue Street

  • What to shop for: Classic novels

SP Road

  • What to shop for: Electronics

Jayanagar 4th Block

  • What to shop for: Artwork, footwear, household goods

Majestic Market

  • What to shop for: Chinese and local electronics items, perfumes, garments

Want to know in detail about the city’s shopping streets? Read our blog on the best shopping places in Bangalore.

10. Relishing Bangalore’s Street Food

Street Food | #10 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters

Enjoy Street Food | #10 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters | (source)

Bangalore is every young foodie’s delight. You can explore a plethora of delicacies at the sumptuous street stalls of the city at pocket-friendly prices. We list out here the top street food spots in Bangalore:

Sri Sairam’s Chats and Juice Centre

  • Location: Malleshwaram
  • Must-try items: Shri Ram Special Chaat, Crazy Masala Chaat, Disco Chaat

Khan Saheb Grills and Rolls

  • Location: Sarjapr Road
  • Must-try items:  Reshmi Tikka Roll, Malai Tikka, Chicken Tikka roll, Mutton Baida Roll

Brahmin’s Coffee Bar

  • Location: Basavanagudi
  • Must-try items: Idli-Vada combo, Upma, Filter Coffee

Hari Super Sandwich

  • Location: Jayanagar
  • Must-try items: Chocolate Sandwich, Chilli Cheese Sandwich, Potato Twisters

Rakesh Kumar Pani Puri Stall

  • Location: Jayanagar
  • Must-try items: Pani Puri

Read our blog on the top 15 street food places in Bangalore to know more about the city’s street grubs and where to find those.

11. Visiting Bannerghatta National Park

Bannerghatta National Park | #11 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters

Bannerghatta National Park | #11 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters | (source)

Fancy seeing the wondrous world of wild animals from close quarters? Head out to Bannerghatta National Park, another favorite hangout destination of youngsters in the city. Do not miss out on visiting the butterfly park or taking the animal safari there.

  • Location: Bannerghatta Road
  • Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; closed on Tuesdays
  • Entry Fee (Zoo + Safari): ₹ 260 (Monday to Friday) and ₹ 280 (Weekends and national holidays)

12. Hanging Out at Bangalore’s Unique Cafés

Unique Cafés | #12 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters

Unique Cafés | #12 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters | (source)

Bangalore several cafés where the wonderful ambiance is complemented by great food. Here comes our list of a few unique cafes in the city where youngsters can hang out for hours on end.

Atta Galatta

  • Location: 5th Block, Koramangala
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 8:00 pm; Closed on Monday
  • USP: Bookstore-cum-café

Rasta Café

  • Location: Bangalore-Mysore Road
  • Timings: 9:00 am to 4:00 am; every day
  • USP: Laid-back Rastafarian café with a 3-acre activity area

Marzipan Café and Bakery

  • Location: Ulsoor Road  
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 8:00 pm (Monday to Thursday); 11:00 am to 9:00 pm (Fridays and Saturdays); closed on Sundays
  • USP: Mediterranean food 

13. Taking a Road Trip

Road Trip | #13 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters

Road Trip | #13 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters | (source)

If you are passionate about traveling, you can satiate the wanderlust in you with exciting road trips from Bangalore. The pleasant weather and the scenic routes definitely add to the excitement of the journey. A few popular road trip routes are:

Bangalore to Coorg

  • Distance: 249 km

Bangalore to Ooty

  •  Distance: 274 km

14. Visiting Nandi Hills

Nandi Hills | #14 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters

Nandi Hills | #14 of 14 Things to Do in Bangalore for Youngsters | (source)

Challenge the adventure-seeker in you with a trip to the Nandi Hills, one of the best places to visit in Bangalore with friends. Experience the thrill of trekking on rails that lead to the viewpoint or cycle up the whole way and enjoy the mesmerizing view from there. You can even paraglide over this ancient hill fortress and get a bird’s eye view of the surroundings. Doesn’t this sound like a cool idea?

  • Distance: 60 km from Bangalore
  • Timings: 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, every day
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 10 per person

So, are you all ready to surrender yourself to the youthful vibe of Bangalore? Then plan your trip and get ready to experience the city with full enthusiasm.