A Cultural Tour of Bangalore


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Activity Level



Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, City


Kid Friendly: Yes. Children should be able to walk, climb stairs etc for short distances from the car to the place we visit.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



English (fluent), Hindi (basic), Tamil (basic)

To see what Bangalore has to offer for tourists.

We will begin the tour at Vidhana Soudha - Built-in 1956. It is the State Legislature of Karnataka. Opposite Vidhana Soudha is the High Court - Construction was completed in 1868 in Graeco - Roman style architecture. Then we will go to Iskcon Temple - Built in 1997, in Hindu Temple architecture, the temple has deities of Radha and Krishna. After that, we will visit Bangalore Palace - owned by Mysore Maharaja family, constructed in 1878 in Tudor style architecture, and take an audio tour of the Palace. Then we can go walking on Commercial Street - a street and it's bylanes of old and new shops. Then we head to Russell Market - an old market selling fruits, vegetables, and meat. Opposite the market is St Marys Church - an old church built in 1882. Then we head to Central Bangalore - Mahatma Gandhi Road, Brigade Road, UB city, etc. and visit Bangalore Club - the oldest club in the city, founded in 1868. Lastly if there is time we can go to Lalbagh Botanical Gardens and take a ride on an electric golf cart.


Vidhana Soudha, High Court, Iskcon Temple, Bangalore Palace, Commercial Street, Russell Market, St Marys Church, Central Bangalore - Mahatma Gandhi Road, Brigade Road, UB city and Bangalore Club.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I can meet you at your Hotels lobby if its not more than 5km from the city centre. Or we can meet at the entrance of UB city on Vittal Mallya Road. Or meet in Central Bangalore on MG Road/Brigade Road junction outside Cauvery Emporium Arts and Crafts shop.

End location: I will Drop you back if your hotel is within 5km from the city centre. Or i will organise another driver to drop you back to your Hotel. Or i will suggest an alternate method of transportation depending on where you want to go after the tour.

Duration: 4 hours

I would prefer to start and complete the tour anytime between 9am and 5pm. The traffic is very bad in the evenings after 5pm.


I will be driving my own car and taking the tours myself. It is a small hatchback car called Maruti Suzuki Ritz here in India. Inside the car 3 people + me the driver, totally only 4 people can fit comfortably. It has air conditioning.

What’s Included

I will be driving and using my own car. So transportation is included in the price. I will pay the entry/admission charges to all the places we will visit.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 Indian Rupees - You will need money for your own shopping and food requirements. If you want to give some money as donations at religious institutions if we visit them.

What’s Extra

Your own personal shopping, food and drinks are not included in the tour.

A Recent Review of this tour

Carl was a great tour guide, knew how to get around the city, planned the trip in a way that it satisfy me and my time schedule. I would recommend him anytime to anyone. He is very personable, extremely polite individual that listens to my requests and takes care of them and a very good fashion.
George Hudson

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