Get ready to explore India’s Silicon Valley with our Bangalore tour packages. Renowned for its plethora of beautiful botanical gardens, Bangalore now Bengaluru is one of the most beautiful places to visit in India. So, get on a journey to the capital of Karnataka, the City of Gardens, or the Air-Conditioned City and be ready to spend the most memorable time with your loved ones.
Bangalore city is the IT Hub of the country and welcomes not only the brainy populace but also charms history buffs, nature lovers, night owls, and everyone with a zest for holidays. Bangalore tour packages grant you a golden opportunity to know the pleasurable aspects behind the fast-paced metropolis.
On your Bangalore tour, enjoy the pleasant climate as it boasts one of the most charming weather conditions in India. Vibrant and full of life, the city represents an amalgamation of people and culture. One of the largest cities in India, Bangalore has gained numerous well-deserved accolades. The appeal of the city is owed to its spectacular coming together of the past and present, which you will witness with our Bangalore tour packages. To explore the best of both worlds, the Bengaluru city tour is a perfect choice. Watch the sights, walk through lush gardens, stay in comfortable accommodation, taste the pleasures of food, go shopping, and have a memorable time on your trip to Bangalore.
History of Bangalore
For all history lovers, a tour of Bangalore is a must as its history goes back to the ancient 1100 AD when Veera Ballala II, king of Hoysala in the 16th century was lost on a hunting expedition in a forest. There he met a woman who served him boiled beans and he named the place “benda Kaalu-ooru”, which we eventually call Bangalore or Bengaluru now. Modern-day Bangalore was founded by Kempe Gowda I during the 17th century.
Popular Places to Visit in your Bangalore Trip
Explore top tourist attractions during your Bangalore tour, which ranges from historical edifices to natural environs to pilgrimage sites. Some of the historical sites in Bangalore you can visit are -
- Bangalore Palace
- Tipu Sultan’s Palace
- Venkatappa Art Gallery and Government Museum
- Vidhan Soudha
The well-maintained charm of Bangalore is nature's wonders. Therefore, all nature lovers can visit these attractions on their trip to Bangalore to feel the bliss of greenery and nature -
- Ulsoor Lake
- Lumbini Gardens
- Lal Bagh
- Cubbon Park
- Bannerghatta National Park
To understand the religious side of the city, two prominent tourist places are the Bull Temple and ISKCON Sri Radha Krishna Temple. The serene ambience and the intriguing architecture shall surely draw you for a Bangalore visit.
Places to Visit Near Bangalore on your Vacation
The Shivanasamudra Falls a little distance from the city but is perfect for a day trip from Bangalore. Some other places to visit near Bangalore during your vacations are -
- Bandipur National Park
Explore the lesser-known places around the city, choosing from a range of wonderful Bangalore tour packages.
Things to do during Bangalore Holidays
Whether you are an adventure lover, a youngster looking for happening parties, a history buff, or a nature lover, Bangalore tour packages have a lot of activities for everyone’s interest. So, on your Bangalore visit:
- Explore the major attractions
- Dive into Indian history
- Learn about the rich culture
For an action-packed time, there are numerous thrilling activities in Bangalore you can engage in -
- Wildlife excursion
- Water sports
Some other things to do in Bangalore for youngsters include -
- Taking road trips
- Partying after sundown
- Indulging in adventure activities
By choosing the Bangalore tour package, you can customize it and live in a homestay surrounded by woods for a unique experience.
Best Time to Visit Bangalore to plan a Trip
Before planning a tour to Bangalore, you must know the best time to visit and make the most of your time. Summer begins in Bangalore from March and remains till May with temperatures ranging from 20°C to 38°C. The weather is quite hot and will make you sweat a lot. If you are visiting Bangalore during the monsoon i.e. from June to September, you will witness heavy rains and strong winds. Book Bangalore tour packages during winter as it is the best time to visit Bangalore. The weather is pleasantly cold and the city is jam-packed with tourists because of Christmas and New Year celebrations.
Best Places for Shopping in Bangalore
The city is a paradise for all shopaholics and on your Bangalore tour, you will have a variety of places to shop at. The availability of several malls and street markets will make your shopping in Bangalore enjoyable. At these shopping places in Bangalore, you can buy apparel, jewellery, souvenirs, fabric, high-end fashion products, footwear, antiques, sarees, and more.
Some famous streets markets and shopping malls in Bangalore are -
- Brigade Road near MG Road
- Commercial Street
- Jayanagar 4th Block
- VR Mall
- UB City
- Phoenix Marketcity
- Orion Mall
How to Reach Bangalore
Here are three ways to reach Bangalore - by air, by rail, and by road.
- By Air - If you are opting to reach Bangalore by air, then Bangalore International Airport is the main airport that connects cities like Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Jaipur, and more.
- By Train - By reaching Bangalore by train, it will make your journey more exciting. Reach Bangalore railway station or the Yeshwantpur railway station, which are connected with the rest of India. Mysore Express from Chennai, Karnataka Express from Delhi and Udyan express from Mumbai cover a lot of places in between. And book taxis or cabs to reach Bangalore city.
- By Road - Regular buses from nearby cities and towns in South India. And on your trip to Bangalore, you can enjoy scenic views all around.