Are you looking for the perfect place to take your family on vacation? Bengaluru is an unforgettable family getaway. Filled with gardens, museums, palaces, temples, and boasting the largest concentration of IT companies in the country there is something for everyone to enjoy. Get swept away in the Indian classical music and dance, experience Indian street food and breakfast ‘dosa’, enjoy boating on the Ulsoor Lake and taking in the beauty of Cubbon Park. Your family will make memories that will last forever.
1. Know Before You Go
Bengaluru has a tropical savanna climate with wet and dry seasons. The temperature rarely drops below 54°F in the winter or exceeds 99°F in the summer. September, October, and August are the wettest months of the year. Depending on the many activities you are looking to experience be sure to do a little research as to the right time of year to go.
2. What To See While In Bengaluru?
Known as the “Silicon Valley” for the many IT companies and as the “Garden City” for their many beautiful gardens, there is something for everyone in your family to enjoy.
Once in Bengaluru you will have the opportunity to visit beautiful temples. Climb the stairs and breathe in the heavenly scents of Ragigudda Anjaneya, explore the quiet “hidden gem” of Surayanarayana, take a walking tour and enjoy dinner at Sri Someshwara Swamy Temple one of the oldest temples of Bengaluru.
Explore Heritage Centre & Aerospace Museum or spend a leisurely day at Chinnappanahalli Lake. Take a guided walk through Cuban Park, temples, techparks, churches, and markets to learn the history and architect of this great city.
Shop at the Pheonix MarketCity or take a day to wander through Commercial Street looking for deals and authentic Indian food.
3. Where to Stay While in Bengaluru?
Stay close by, in walking distance or a short taxi drive to the center of this city, in order to maximize your time. Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield is a premier five-star hotel offering convenience to the city of Bengaluru and luxurious accommodations. It is within ten miles of every place listed above, and so much more, making it a convenient place to relax at any time of the day.
4. How To Get Around?
There are many ways to get around in in Bengaluru. One fun way is with an auto rickshaw. You can simply flag one down as needed. There is also a local bus network operated by the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation. You can plan and budget your trip by knowing timetables and fares ahead of time.
5. Why This Will be a Trip of a Lifetime?
In addition to the gardens, temples, and shopping listed above you will find numerous Escape and Mystery Rooms, Religious Monuments, boat tours, water sports, street food vendors, and delicious cafés to frequent. Whether it’s natural beauty, religious history, book cafes, spas, shopping, night life, boating, IT or sport events (to watch or participate in) there is something for everyone in Bengaluru. This is a place you will want to bring your family back to again and again.