Capital of the Southern state of Karnataka, Bangalore is today Asia's
fastest growing cosmopolitan city. It is harbours some of the most high tech
houses in India. Also famous as the Silicon valley of India, Bangalore is
viewed as the 'byte-basket' of India by I.T industry. Bangalore is also home
to some of India's premier scientific establishments. Bestowed with a
wholesome climate, gardens & parks, natural lakes, architectural
landmarks, shopping malls, the best restaurants and pubs in this part of the
globe, business opportunities, Bangalore is the ideal gateway to India and
State capital of Karnataka in the southern part of India.
33 degree centigrade to 21 degree centigrade;
24 degree centigrade to 14 degree centigrade.
859.6 mm. (June to November).
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International Airport :
Bangalore is accessible by air, road, and rail. Bangalore
Airport is 13 km east of the City Station. It is also a stopover for many
Bangalore is connected to the rest of the country both by
metre gauge and broad gauge rail services. It is an important railway
station on the southern railway network.
Bangalore has a large bus terminus, which is near the railway
station. There are two railway stations in Bangalore. The main station is
well connected to all major Indian cities.
Bangalore is one of the most well planned cities of India. Hence,
accommodation is never a problem here. This hi-tech city of India has wide
range of accommodation facilities for its tourists from luxury to budget
Some of the luxury accommodation in Bangalore are :
The Oberoi, The Taj West End, The Park Hotel, Windsor Manor ITDC Hotel, Le
Meridien, Taj Residency and many more.
Venture in Bangalore
Some Wildlife Sites Near Bangalore
National Parks, Karnataka
Located in the state of Karnataka, the Bandipur National Park is spread in
area of 874 sq km. Bandipur National Park, with its open grassy woodland,
lies to the south of the Kabini River is one of the finest habitats of the
Asian elephant. Drained by the Moyar River, its open forest makes it easy
for visitors to see the elephant and gaur in natural surroundings.
National Park, Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, the Nagarhole National Park is in an area of 643.39
sq km. At Nagarhole there are excellent facilities for viewing wildlife and
large groups of gaur, elephant, sambar, chital and even the occasional tiger
or leopard are seen. Among other mammals are the muntjac, the tiny mouse
deer, wild boar, pangolin, giant squirrel, slender loris, langurs and
macaques. The Park has about 250 species of birds and the Malabar trogan,
the Malabar Herd of elephants pied hornbill, the great black woodpecker, the
Indian pitta and the green imperial pigeon are part of its avian variety.
Lesser cats like the jungle cat, leopard cat and rusty spotted cat are also
The Nagarjunasagar Wildlife Sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh
About 29 km from Macherla, the Nagarjunasagar Wildlife Sanctuary, the
largest of India's Tiger Reserves is in an area of 3568 sq km. The terrain
is rough and serpentine gorges slice through the Mallamalai hills. Adjoining
the reserve is the large reservoir of the Nagarjunasagar Dam on the River
Krishna. The dry deciduous forests with scrub and bamboo thickets are home
to a range of animals from the tiger and leopard at the top of the food
chain, to deer, sloth bear, hyena, jungle cat, palm civet, bonnet macaque
National Park, Kerala
Situated in the south India state of Kerala, Periyar National Park is home
to diverse range of wildlife. The animals you will find here are Elephants,
Tigers, Gaur, Wild Pigs, Sambar, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Dole or Indian
Wild Dog. There are, now, an estimated 40 tigers in the Periyar national
Park. Four species of primates found at Periyar are - the rare lion-tailed
macaque, the Nilgiri Langur, Common Langur And Bonnet Macaque. Periyar also
inhabits the elusive Nilgiri Tahr, which is rarely seen here. The birdlife
includes - Darters, Cormorants, Kingfishers, the great Malabar Hornbill and
racket-tailed Drongoes. Another attraction in Periyar is the Periyar Lake.
Mudumalai Sanctuary, Tamil Nadu
Spread in area of 320 sq km, the Mudumalai Sanctuary is located about 16 Km
from Gudalur in Tamil Nadu. The major attractions here are - Wild Elephant,
Gaur, Deer. The hilly terrain of the Western Ghats, Mudumalai (the ancient
hills) is made most attractive wildlife reserve because it is wrapped in
thick mixed and moist deciduous forests. Moyar River, which separates
Mudumalai from Bandipur runs through the Park following its course runs the
Mysore-Ooty highway. The reserve provides some diverse habitats. The wild
elephant, gaur, deer and primates like the bonnet macaque and langurs all
inhabit the Park. The predators include the tiger, leopard and the dhole -
the Asiatic wild dog, that hunts in packs. The predators of the skies are
the crested hawk eagle and the crested serpent eagle that can be seen
The major attractions near Bangalore are - The Bull Temple (Basavanagudi),
The Vidhana Saudha, Tipu Sultan's Palace, Lalbagh, Cubbon Park, Bal Bhavan,
Sri Gavi Gangadhareswara Temple, The Planetarium, Aquarium, Ulsoor Lake,
Government Museum and Venkatappa Art Gallery, Visveswariah Industrial and
Technological Museum, as the city is called the garden city there are
several other gardens that are a must visit when visiting Bangalore.
Bangalore is the best place to buy silk sarees and textiles. There are
numerous shopping arcades and state emporiums, from where you can purchase
some very Indian items like - sandalwood products, incense sticks and many
exquisite piece of art and craft.
Extend the Trip
Extend your trip to Maharashtra or Kerala or even Goa. All of these sites
will refresh you completely. Visit the beaches of Goa and Kerala and
backwaters of Kerala, as these destination are worth seeing. Both Kerala &
Goa will keep you absorbed through out your tour. And what you will find
here, will not find elsewhere.
Bangalore is a beautiful city, and you might not face any problem here. The
local language is Kanada and only the educataed one can speak English.
Bangalore is well planned and well prepared for its tourists coming from all
the corners of the globe. You might get cheated by the auto rickshaw and
taxi drivers. There are too many quacks roaming around the city, be careful
Don't get into any unknown or illegal activity. Do not try to disturb the
local culture and local atmosphere. Try to be well informed about the routes
and the place you are going to visit. Contact us when and where needed,
while on a wildlife India Tour.
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