Tourist Information in Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Swabhava Trust

NGO Swabhava works directly with issues affecting lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people, including publications, advocacy, counselling and training programs. It also operates the Sahaya Helpline. Volun…
Tourist Information in Hampi

Tourist Office

Arranges cycling tours (per person ₹400, including bike and guide), walking guides (from ₹600) and bus tours (₹350, seven hours), all of which head to the ruins.
Tourist Information in Badami

KSTDC Tourist Office

The KSTDC tourist office, adjoining Hotel Mayura Chalukya, has brochures on Badami but otherwise isn’t useful.
Travel Agency in Hampi

Sunny Travels

A reliable, efficient one-stop shop for bus and train tickets, cash advances (3% commission charged), moneychanging and taxi booking.
Travel Agency in Bengaluru (Bangalore)


Thoroughly professional and reliable outfit for booking long-distance taxis and air tickets. Tours, too.
Tourist Information in Vijapura (Bijapur)

Tourist Office

Has a good brochure with a useful map, though practical info is a little lacking.
Tourist Information in Mysuru (Mysore)

KSTDC Transport Office

Main office that offers general tourist information and provides a useful map.
Hospital in Mysuru (Mysore)

Gopala Gowda Shanthaveri Memorial Hospital

An established hospital with the best intensive-care unit in the city.
Tourist Information in Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation

Bookings can be made here for KSTDC city and state tours.
Bank in Mysuru (Mysore)

Thomas Cook

Reliable office for changing foreign currency.