Bengaluru Travel Guide
The IT hub of India, the city of Bengaluru has an infectious vibrant energy. With modern aesthetics and cosmopolitan charm, Bengaluru is bustling and serene in equal amounts. The pleasant weather all year round add to the vacation experience. It might not be rich in heritage or history, but there is something magical about this city. There aren’t many tourist attractions, but the city itself is so amazing. There are amazing cafés where you can spend an evening catching up with friends or some quality ‘Me time’. The urban lifestyle with modern aesthetics and infrastructure have made Bengaluru a favorite of many. You can visit wildlife sanctuaries in the vicinity and getaway to weekend destinations for an enjoyable experience.
Peaceful Shikara, Dal lake, Nishat park., Shalimar, Shalimar Mughal Garden
10°C to 30°C
(April to June)
(July to Sep)
10°C to 15°C
(Oct to Feb)
Yesterday’s Garden City, Today’s Indian Silicon Valley
Cosmopolitan Bengaluru is one of India's developed and progressive metropolitan city. The place is loved for its breezy & cool climate, abundant IT job opportunities and as a fledgling drinking, dining and pubbing city. Evolved from being the Garden City to the Silicon Valley of India, Bengaluru has grown as a place in terms of livability, availability and sustainability. The exceptional growth of IT industry here reshaped the appearance and audacity of this city now.
Besides the central business and commercial areas, the neighborhoods and residential zones of Bangalore are quiet and serene. There are many well-maintained parks, here, ideal for morning jog or just a leisure stroll in the evening. The 300-acre Cubbon Park and the Lal Bagh botanical gardens are good choices to visit here and to exactly understand why Bangalore is called the 'Garden City'. Bangalore as such doesn’t boast of any world-class sightseeing options, yet some places that keeps tourist busy in the city, apart from cafes & breweries, are Bangalore Palace, Cubbon Park, Lal Bagh, MG Road, UB City Mall, Wonder La Water Park, Vidhana Soudha, Iscon temple etc. Bannergheta National Park, near Bengaluru, is a must see place for wild life enthusiasts.
Bengaluru might not have much of sightseeing option in city itself, but offers vivid choices for travelers willing to travel a bit ahead. Tourist Places or Getaways near Bangalore are galore. Some popular laces within 200 km from Bangalore are Mysore, Bheemeshwari, Yelagiri, Savandurga, Chikballapur, Kabini, BR Hills, Shravanabelagola, Hogenakkal, Hassan, Shrirangapatna, Shivanasamndram falls, Nandi Hills and Talakad to name a few. Adventure lovers can enjoy a cycle trip to Nandi Hills or bike rides in the Western Ghats and scuba diving in Murudeshwar. Nature lovers and travelers who want to spend some relaxing time amidst nature, must visit Coorg, and the waterfalls in Jog (Shimoga). Also Wayanad and Nagarhole wildlife sanctuaries are great options to explore.
Bangalore city indeed is a place to drink & dine. Recent upsurge in micro-breweries and different types of dining options has made this place a happening. So when here, hop into some popular eateries and pubs and enjoy the lavish Brunches & buffets or just hang around with friends at some rooftop cafes!