Known as the Silicon Valley, Bangalore is the new age city of India. The city is popular for its IT industry, its parks and the perfect weather conditions. A large number of tourists visit Bangalore every year to enjoy the cityscape with a touch of nature. The city also shows the age-old architecture and makes the visitors curious about being technologically advanced with being connected to the heritage. The best time to visit Bangalore is between October to February, the temperature remains very pleasant and the atmosphere becomes very soothing.


It is said that Bangalore exited much earlier in the times, the existence dates back to c 890. But Bangalore as a city was founded by Kempe Gowda I, who built a mud fort at the site in 1537. He named it Bangalore. Earlier, it was called Bengaval-uru which means the city of guards. In the 12th century, according to legends, it became Benda-kaalu-ooru which means the town of boiled beans. Currently, the official name of the city is Bengaluru.

Things to do (Activities)

Visit the Bangalore Palace

If you are in Bengaluru, the first and foremost thing to do is visiting the Bangalore Palace. The palace is spread over an area of 45,000 acres and is magnificent. At the first sight, the vine-covered walls will give you the essence of the royal heritage, then the carved walls, the fountains and the arches would leave you mesmerized. The architecture of the Bangalore palace is inspired from the Scottish, Gothic and Roman style. The entire palace looks very elegant and leaves the visitors in awe. Buy your tickets from the counters and enjoy the beauty of the gorgeous Bangalore palace.

Relax at the Ulsoor Lake

Ulsoor lake is the biggest lake in Bengaluru spread over an area of 50 ha. The lake is the best place to relax in the city, it has a peaceful atmosphere and very beautiful sights. It has several islands that make the lake look even more gorgeous and give the visitor plenty of space to relax in peace. For those looking for some activities, the lake has boating facilities or you can go walking or running on the track around the lake.

Spend time at Cubbon Park

Cubbon Park is situated in the Central Administrative Area of Bangalore city. The official name of the park is Sri Chamarajendra Park and it is popularly called as the ‘lung’ the Bengaluru city. Spread over an area of 300 acres, the park is full of greenery. It is an ideal place to visit for everyone, there are a variety of flowering and ornamental trees, an aquarium and a play area for kids. You can spend some peaceful time at the park and enjoy the calming atmosphere.

Visit Lalbagh

Lalbagh Botanical garden is a popular tourist spot in Bengaluru. The garden was established during the rule of Hyder Ali and later reconditioned by his son Tippu. The garden is filled with a huge variety of plants from across the World. The garden has a glasshouse built along the lines of London’s Crystal Palace. Lalbagh prominently presents history also, there is a statue of Sri Chamarajendra Wadiyar, who was the ruler of Mysore. If you are visiting Lalbagh, make sure to take out some time to understand the plants’ varieties and their species.


List of the Accommodations available at the Destination

ITC Gardenia

ITC Gardenia

ITC Gardenia is inspired by the beautiful garden city of Bengaluru. The hotel is conceived as a building set in a garden, where interiors and exteriors amalgamate into each other with the realm of architectural aesthetics and landscaping sensibilities.

The Leela Palace

The Leela Palace

The Leela Palace Bengaluru has been “ranked 10 among the top ten city hotel’s in Asia by Travel & Leisure Reader’s choice award 2019.”

The Oberoi

The Oberoi

A modern & charming hotel with landscaped garden & water bodies, in the heart of business & shopping district. T

Palm Meadows Club

Palm Meadows Club

Palm Meadows Resort is spread over 5 acres of lush green – a Corporate Leisure Getaway with state of the art facilities located in close proximity to the IT Corridor and 45 minutes away from the Airport.

The Windflower Prakruthi

The Windflower Prakruthi

The Windflower Resort & Spa Prakruthi, Bangalore is located close to the Devanahalli airport. This scenic, green, well manicured 7 acre resort promises a perfect getaway for couples, families,

ITC Windsor

ITC Windsor

Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travelers visiting Bengaluru, ITC Windsor, Bengaluru is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation.


By Air

One can easily reach Bangalore by air. The city has its own International airport, the Kempegowda International Airport. It is well connected with major national and international cities.

By Train

The city has its own railway station which is the Bangalore City railway station. There are a lot of hotels and guest houses available right next to the station.

By Surface

One can easily reach Bangalore by road. The city is very well developed, you can even hire a vehicle in the city and drive on your own.