Bangalore Full Day Private City Tour
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Product Code : AGORA199
Enjoy a full-day private guided tour of Bangalore's iconic landmarks, including Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace, Bangalore Fort, and Bangalore Palace. Take a stroll through the lush Lalbagh Botanical Gardens and Cubbon Park. Your private tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off for a stress-free experience. Get insider knowledge from your expert guide and discover the fascinating history and culture of Bangalore.
9:00 AM - Pick up from your hotel in Bangalore by your private guide.
9:30 AM - Start your day by visiting the iconic Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace, also known as the Daria Daulat Palace. This beautiful palace was the summer residence of Tipu Sultan, a prominent ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore. Admire the stunning architecture, intricate woodwork, and beautiful frescoes that depict scenes from Tipu Sultan's life. Your guide will provide you with insights into the history and significance of this palace.
10:30 AM - Next, head to the Bull Temple, also known as the Nandi Temple. This ancient temple is dedicated to the sacred bull Nandi, who is believed to be the vehicle of the Hindu god Shiva. Marvel at the giant statue of Nandi, which is carved from a single granite block and stands at 4.6 meters tall and 6.1 meters long. Your guide will explain the religious significance of Nandi and the temple's history.
11:30 AM - From the temple, make your way to the Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, one of the most beautiful parks in Bangalore. Spread over 240 acres, this botanical garden is home to a stunning collection of exotic plants, flowers, and trees. Take a leisurely stroll through the lush greenery, visit the famous glasshouse, and learn about the various plant species from your knowledgeable guide.
1:00 PM - Lunch Break
2:30 PM - After lunch, visit the Bangalore Palace, which was built in the Tudor style and modeled after Windsor Castle in England. This grand palace is known for its opulent interiors, exquisite woodwork, and beautiful paintings. Explore the palace's many rooms and halls, including the Durbar Hall, the Ballroom, and the Throne Room, which showcase the grandeur and elegance of the erstwhile royal family of Bangalore. Your guide will share stories and anecdotes about the palace's history and its royal occupants.
4:00 PM - Next, head to the Bangalore Fort, which was built by Kempegowda in the 16th century. This historic fort served as a stronghold for many rulers, including the British East India Company. Learn about the fort's history and architectural features, including its unique Delhi Gate and the Ganapathi Temple within the fort complex. Your guide will also tell you about the various battles and events that took place at the fort.
5:00 PM - Visit the Venkatappa Art Museum, which is one of the oldest museums in Bangalore and home to a vast collection of art and artifacts. The museum displays a wide range of art forms, including traditional paintings, sculptures, coins, and artifacts from various regions of India. Admire the rich cultural heritage and artistic traditions of India as your guide provides insights into the exhibits.
5:30 PM - Drive by the Vidhana Soudha, which is the legislative building of the state of Karnataka, and admire its imposing architecture.
6:00 PM - Visit Cubbon Park, which is one of the most beautiful parks in Bangalore and home to many gardens, fountains, and statues. Take a walk or relax by the beautiful artificial lake.
7:00 PM - Drop off at your hotel in Bangalore by your private guide, concluding the day tour.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.