Green hills, deep valleys and wild jungles; South India Tour offers you an enchanting and enthralling holidays. Bangalore, the IT hub of India dazzles with swanky malls, modern structures and beautiful gardens. Bangalore Tours which includes tour to one of the most modern cities of India enthralls the tourist.
The Garden City of India - Bangalore(Officially - Bengaluru) is the capital of the State of Karnataka in South India. The city boasts of the highest concentration of IT companies in the country and is also referred to as "The Silicon Valley of India". Plan a remarkable south india tour Bangalore. There are a number of places in Bangalore that are worth visiting, including gardens, museums, palaces, temples, etc. Major attractions include - the Vidhana Soudha, the State Secretariat, adorned with delicate Dravidian architecture; for nature lovers, there is the famous Cubbon Park, The Ulsoor Lake of Bangalore is also well known for its beautiful locales and boating facilities. Bangalore is also a major center of Indian classical music and dance. Classical music and dance recitals are widely held throughout the year and particularly during the Ramanavami and Ganesha Chaturthi festivals. If you make a south india tour Bangalore you can see all these fests. Bangalore is also famous for its amazing nightlife. Some of the most happening discotheques and pubs of the country are in Bangalore and it is one of the premier places to hold international rock concerts.
Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens
|Garden Front View|
|Garden Inside View|
Lal Bagh is regarded as the best garden in the east due to its significant contribution in development and promotion of horticulture in India. Built in an area of 240 acres. The garden has a rare collection of 1854 species of plants the glass house designed on the lines of Crystal Palace of London is another major attraction of the garden. You can visit the garden in January or August to be a witness to biannual flower shows which attract a large crowd.
Tipu Sultan's Forts and Palaces
The fort was built by Kempe Gowda in the year 1537 and Tipu Sultan's father Hyder Ali used the fort to imprison many British officials in his battle against the British. The palace was later extended by Tipu Sultan.The palace built in teakwood is decorated with beautiful floral patterns.
The garden built in 1870 hosts around 6000 species of plants. There are many monuments located inside thepark namely 'Attara Kacheria', a museum and 'Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall' among others. The garden is named after Sir Mark Cubbon, the longest serving commissioner of British India.
Aquarium Bangalore, home to varied marine species, is situated at the entrance of Cubbon Park in an octagonal-shaped building. The second largest aquarium in India, it has several species of indigenous and exotic fish and is a major attraction of the city. The aquarium has three floors, where numerous edible and ornamental fish breeds are on display. The first floor of the aquarium houses 14 big tanks, where the larger cultivable fish varieties are displayed. The second floor is divided into two rows for medium sized and small tanks for close observation of multi-coloured fish species.The aquarium has species like angel fish, freshwater prawns, glow light tetra, red tail shark, Siamese and Indian tiger barb, etc. Visitors can also catch a glimpse of catla, mahseer, blue gourami and goldfish. This may be your remarkable south india tour Bangalore.
Over 110 years old monument, Bangalore Palace covers around 45,000 square feet of area and is a popular tourist attraction in Bangalore. Its architecture was inspired by Windsor Castle and was constructed with a cost of one million Indian Rupee in the year 1880.
When in Bangalore, you will find many tourist attractions near the city for excursion trips and picnics. They lie within a range of 500 km from Bangalore and are among the popular tourist spots.
Bannerghatta National Park
Located at a distance of 22 km from the city of Bangalore, Bannerghatta National Park is situated in an area of 25000 acres. You will also find the first butterfly park of India in Bannerghatta National Park.Take a south india tour Bangalore. Tourists can opt for safari trips organised in the park, during which they can see animals in their natural habitat. Apart from lions, tigers and reptiles, the park provides natural habitat for elephants, gaurs, leopards, jackals and foxes. Tourists can also see wild pigs, sloth bears, sambar, spotted deer, barking deer and hare. In addition to fauna, the park also boasts different species of flora, like zizyphus, jalari, neem, tamarind, chujjullu and sandal.
Popular as the 'Pearl Valley', it is a tourist spot not to be missed. It is located near Anekal, 40 km away from Bangalore. Never miss south india tour Bangalore to visit these place. The place gets its name because of a 92 m waterfall which looks like the drops of pearls falling from a height. The view is mesmerizing and a visit to this place would be perfect for a weekend.
|Muthyala Maduvu (Pearl Valley)|
|Muthyala Maduvu (Pearl Valley)|
The historic city of Mysore is 139 km from Bangalore offers the tourist a number of monuments belonging to Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan, the erstwhile rulers of the place.
Nandi Hill Resort
Sixty kilometers from Bangalore is the Nandi Hill Resort, which is famous for its temples and fort.
|Nandi Hill Temple|
|Nandi Hill Fort|
Ulsoor Lake is situated on the northeastern fringe of the city center, near the busy M. G. Road. The lake was constructed by Kempe Gowda II, during the later half of the second century. Spread over an area of approximately 1.5 square kilometers, the Ulsoor lake of Bangalore is dotted with islands. The entire above are the best place to make a south india tour bangalore.