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Bengaluru in a Nutshell Walk

Highlights
  • Explore Bangalore on foot
  • Visit architectural gems and taste local treats
  • See modern and historic sides of Bangalore
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Bengaluru in a Nutshell Walk
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Bengaluru in a Nutshell Walk
US$52.00
Overview

Explore Bangalore on foot with this comprehensive half-day walking tour. Discover architectural styles from all over India, black magic traditions in a Hindu cemetery, a state library with books in every Indian language, and more. Sample local delicacies in a café dating back to the 1940s. Come away with a deeper sense of how modern life and ancient traditions coexist in beautiful Bangalore.

What to Expect

Benda-kaal-ooru (town of boiled bean) or Bengaluru as it is famously known today, has had many transformations to become the city that it is today. From “Pensioners Paradise” to “Garden City” and in just the last 2 decades it has transformed as the “Silicon Valley” and the “Start-up hub” in this part of the world. Bengaluru holds on to its old-world charm with grace, just as much as its modernity. From the sprawling high streets, quaint back alleys, black magic and voodoo calling spirits, bustling shopping centers, ride from place to place on the suburban transport, enjoy local tasty food, old temples and the quiet café’s; the Bengaluru in a Nutshell tour is a contrast of the old and the new Bengaluru.

On this tour there is something for everyone to take to; from local interactions, history, culture, stories, and loads of fun. This tour can either begin at 8:00 AM in the morning or 4:00 PM in the evening. 

Here’s what you can expect to see on your walk:

  • An iconic 9th Century temple with influences of the largest empire that reigned over the Dravidian region
  • A Hindu cemetery to witness ancient practices of Black magic
  • The state library that stands in Pompeian red with books in every Indian language, a walk inside will delight any inquisitive book lover.
  • Learn of architectural influences from the North, East, South and West of the country. The British built “Attara Kacheri” that dates back to 1884 and built in Greaco-Roman Style.
  • A scrumptious brunch at a café that dishes out some local delicacies.

Distance Walked: 6 Km

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1 - 5 of 8 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Practical tips and lots of culture

On a business trip I didn't have much time for sightseeing but booked a 4pm Nutshell tour through my hotel. Archana, our guide, as vivacious and full of interesting cultural and historical information, as well as some practical tips like where to get the best...More

Thank SeattleSal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Perfect introduction to the city

I am travelling alone and it is my first time in Bangalore. I booked this tour for my first day here. It was such a great thing to do! I learned so much about Bangalore, not just history and culture but also practical things, like...More

Thank caznally
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bangalore off the beaten track.

Our guide, Tejaswini, assisted by Arjun, led us on a five hour walking tour around old and new Bangalore. We explored a temple, a Hindu graveyard, a library and Cubbon park using the metro to travel longer distances. Tej was knowledgeable and friendly, and kept...More

1  Thank ashk130
Reviewed 26 April 2018
Real experience of Bangalore

Tej was an amazing tour guide. If you want a really authentic trip in Bangalore to see the local sights (not your usual tourist traps) then this is the trip for you. Excellent value including transportation to different places, food and lots of historical insights....More

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 24 April 2018
Exploring Bangalore on foot ...

My guide, Tejaswini is a delight! We met at the "Big Elephant" near the metro and proceeded from there. We actually road the metro for one stop. Tetajaswini pointed out significant buildings and landmarks along the way. My tour included the Someshwara Temple, a Hindu...More

Thank Elizabeth M
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Response from Elizabeth M | Reviewed this property |
I was the only person on the tour. We started at 8AM and ended around 1PM. The tour includes lunch. It was really enjoyable.
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