Tuesday, December 20, 2016
The city of elegance, charm, and enviable weather, Bangalore will never let you down with its myriad of options in things to do. Whether you’re spending a weekend here with your friends, a loved one or your family, there are countless options for enjoying a weekend. The dining and shopping scenes in Bangalore are renowned across the country. With the choices of pocket-friendly to luxury hotels in Bangalore, street food to fine dining and local shopping to high-end malls, everyone can have a great time in this lively city! We bring you the ultimate itinerary to spend a weekend in Bangalore:
A Relaxing Morning – Wake up to the heady aroma of coffee and enjoy your filter kaapi at one of the roadside stalls to savour its authentic taste. From there, head to Cubbon Park for a rejuvenating morning walk. Located in Bangalore’s business district, this 120-hectre park is a green treat away from the grey corporate jungles in the city. Post your walk, enjoy a hearty breakfast of Masala Dosa at Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, also known as the Red Garden. This is Bangalore’s landmark destination and home to lots of interesting flora and fauna.
A Delightful Afternoon - Head to the Bannerghatta National Park for a beautiful sunny day. Located about 22 km south of Bangalore, the park is one of the rare places in the world where wilderness is so close to a metro city. You can visit the zoo, butterfly park, safari and rescue centre during your outing. Enjoy a thali of Rasam and Sambhar with Rice for lunch to taste the local flavours.
A Shopping Spree in the Evening – After some natural delights, enjoy a shopping spree at UB City, one of the first luxury malls in India. You can shop global brands, enjoy world cuisines and experience Bangalore’s nightlife at this happening mall.
A Lazy Morning – After a hectic day, relax at one of the many hotels in Bangalore and enjoy their warm and courteous service. You can begin your day with some sweet Nariyal Paani!
A Pocket-Friendly Afternoon – Spent your time shopping at UB City but still want more? Then make your way towards Commercial Street for some budget-friendly, street-side shopping. You will find the trendiest clothes, modern accessories and awesome shoe collections at unbelievable prices. Don’t forget to bargain; you’d be surprised how much you can save! You can also enjoy a light lunch here of Upma or lemon rice.
An Evening Drive – Hotels in Bangalore offer airport drop service; so, while heading back, you can always take a car from the hotel itself. Otherwise, you can also hire a cab and enjoy the scenic drive back to the airport. The lively city lights and vibrant atmosphere all around will give you great imparting memories of your weekend trip!
Visit Bangalore to witness the modern face of India and enjoy the sumptuous food, aromatic coffee, luxury and affordable shopping, and the undeniable awesome climate!