A walking tour of Central Bangalore.

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Tour Number

Activity Level

372972


Categories

Local Experience, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, Adventure / Active

Details

Kid Friendly: No. Children should be able and willing to walk for a couple of Kilometers. Older teenagers and above will not have problems.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

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

To get an upclose look, feel, touch, odour and sights of Bangalore.


We shall start our walk from 'Westside Mall', and take a walk down 'Commercial Street' - this street and its bylanes are a mix of old shops and new shops mostly of clothes, jewelry, souvenirs etc. Then we carry on walking to 'Russell Market' - a market of fruits, vegetables and meat. Opposite the market is 'St Marys Church' - an old church built in 1882. Then we head to Central Bangalore, and go to 'Garuda Mall', then we take a walk down 'Brigade Road' - it is a street of shops, clothes, and restaurants. Then we will come out on Mahatma Gandhi Road - which is the heart of Bangalore. Then we head to St Marks Road and Lavelle Road and come to Bangalore Club. Then we walk up Lavelle Road and Vittal Mallya Road and come to 'UB City' - a high-end mall with shops, restaurants, and offices. Next to UB City is the 'J W Marriott Hotel', Then we walk up Kasturba Road and pass-by 'Cubbon Park', the 'Government Museum', and a 'Cricket Stadium' and walk down St Marks Road, Vittal Mallya Road and back to Bangalore Club.

Itinerary

Mahatma Gandhi Road, Brigade Road, Cauvery Emporium Arts and Crafts, Church Street, Commercial Street, Russell Market, St Marys Church.

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 center. Or I will organize 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

The tour duration will vary depending on speed of walking, stops for sightseeing, breaks for drinks, snacks, etc

Transportation

I will be using the car mainly to pick you up from your Hotel and bring you to Central Bangalore, then we shall begin our walking tour. 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

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Admission Tickets

Other: 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.
Some places charge extra to take Pictures on your mobile phone or camera.
Parking charges.
Ride in an auto-rikshaw (tuk tuk) or ride in an electric golf cart.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 Indian Rupees - You will need money for your own shopping, food, and drinks.

What’s Extra

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

A Recent Review of this tour

Especially the visit of the Russell-Market gave me an insight of an India mutually disapearing by the time, which impressed me in it's unique mix of colours and smells. Just Great!
Roger Meyer

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Private tour guide Carl

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