The Garden City, also known as the Silicon Valley of India, is located on the western coast of the subcontinent.
This iconic city, one of the most popular and livable cities in India, has people coming in from all over the country to enjoy its cosmopolitan vibe and high standard of living. The diversity, rich heritage, foreign influence and corporate life make Bengaluru a unique destination with much to offer the discerning traveller.
Wander along its tree-lined streets to enjoy its natural beauty, drop into a café, club or book-house to experience its culture or step into a mall to experience its luxurious lifestyle. Some of the things not to miss here are The Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, UB City Luxury Mall, Phoenix Market City, Commercial Street, Bannerghatta Botanical Park, Cubbon ParkThe Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum, National Gallery of Modern Art, and the host of temples and shrines in and around Bengaluru.
One of the best things about Bengaluru is good weather throughout the year. During the months June, July, August, September and October you will experience pleasant weather with a nice average temperature.
How to get here
Bengaluru is extremely well-connected by regular flights from Delhi, Mumbai and most other important cities in India and also has international carriers flowing in and out of the Bengaluru International Airport, which is located about 40 kilometres from the main city.
Bengaluru is well-connected by a network of buses from cities like Goa, Mumbai, Pune, Coimbatore and Mangalore. While some of the buses are run by Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation, there are also a number of private bus operators who run inter-city buses to and from Bengaluru.
Bengaluru has two important railway stations - Bengaluru City Railway Station and Yeswantpur Junction. Both railway stations have regular trains running from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune and other major cities.