This 8-hour private tour of Bangalore City takes you to explore its most significant attractions. Visit the ISKCON Temple Bangalore, Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace, Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bangalore Palace, Cubbon Park, Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri and Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple.
You will be picked up by your English-speaking driver/guide at 9am from your Bangalore City area hotel. Your first stop will be ISKCON Temple Bangalore, a neo-classical style temple that's a happy blend of tradition and modernity. It offers a truly commendable experience to visitors and devotees from a spiritual, architectural and general perspective.Next, you'll proceed to Tipu Sultan Fort and Palace, a two-story palace built entirely of teak wood that has been converted into a museum. It houses exquisitely carved pillars, arches and balconies.Head over to the Lalbagh Botanical Garden, home to over a thousand species of plants. Here, you'll also find a glass house inspired by the Crystal Palace of England that was built to commemorate the visit of the Prince of Wales.You'll have lunch at a local restaurant (at own expense) before proceeding to visit Bangalore Palace, which was built by Rev. Garrett, the first principal of the Central High School in the city that is now known as Central College. Next, we'll drive past High Court, Cubbon Park, Vidhana Soudha and Attara Kacheri to take a look at the magnificent buildings.Afterwards, you'll visit the oldest Bull Temple, a fine example of the Dravidian-style architecture. It is said that the temple is dedicated to a sacred Hindu demi-god, Nandi who was a close devotee and attendant of Shiva. Finally we'll visit Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple that was dedicated to Lord Shiva and houses a unique image of Agni the God of Fire.At approximately 5pm, you'll arrive back at your hotel in Bangalore City area hotel where the tour will end.