The Silicon Valley of India, Bengaluru has emerged as the epicentre of the country’s IT industry. It also has some spectacular landmarks to be explored by its travellers. One day Bangalore local sightseeing tour treats its visitors to iconic attractions of the city.
Blessed with a mild climate throughout the year, Bengaluru is home to traditional as well as modern culture and lifestyles. People enjoy the bustling cafes, busiest entertainment stations and splendid markets.
International Society for Krishna Consciousness also known as Hare Krishna Movement formed for the promotion of Bhakti yoga have established an elegant temple dedicated to Lord Krishna. ISKCON temple is a relaxing spiritual gem that was inaugurated by the then President of India, Dr. Shankar dayal Sharma.
Vidhana Soudha is a must-see sight for every tourist visiting Bangalore. Another treasured site is the Vishweshwaraiah Technological museum enriched with collection of industrial products and engines.
More popular as the Garden city, Bengaluru offers exciting sites from museums, to gardens, to splendid monuments and big shopping malls. Explore the astounding sights of the city with our one day Bangalore local sightseeing tour by private cab. It takes you to the prominent venues that make for a memorable trip.
Highlights of One Day Bangalore Local Sightseeing
- Full-day trip of duration 9 to 10 hours
- Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
- Pickup & Drop: Bangalore Hotel / Home
- Places Covered: ISKCON Temple, Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Tippu’s Palace, Bull Temple, Cubbon Park, Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Vidhana Soudha, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Vishweshwaraiah Technological Museum
Pickup from your Home / Hotel in Bangalore at 9:00 AM
|Lalbagh Botanical Garden
|Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium
|Venkatappa Art Gallery
|Vishweshwaraiah Technological Museum
Cost: INR 2000 per person.
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Terms & Conditions
Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 Day Bangalore Local Sightseeing tour package. Ideally this 1 day Bengaluru city tour package can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Bangalore city tour, they can check the possibility of the same with the listed car rental companies and request for a custom quote.
The time spent on each Bangalore tourist attraction is to be followed as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.
Please also note that if a particular Bengaluru sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with GHA before you book the tour.
One day Bangalore local sightseeing trip begins with the visit to the coveted ISKCON Temple. Devotees get immersed in the serenity of the auspicious temple built in 1997. ISKCON is a society set by Prabhupada for spreading the teachings of Bhagavad Gita and Bhagavad Purana.
Perched on the Hare Krishna Hill, this exciting landmark houses the shrines of Lord Radhe Krishna, Krishna Balram, Nitai Gauranga, Srinivas Govinda, Prahlad Nrsimha and Srila Prabhupada.
The spectacular spiritual complex referred to as Sri Radha Krishnachandra Temple features a gold plated 56 feet high flag post or dhwaja stambha and 28 feet high gold plated Kalash Shikara.
An intriguing temple built using a glass and wooden exteriors adds to the charm of the sacred complex. Notable features of the auspicious temple are the Vedic museum and a theatre that showcases Vedic films.
- Must see \ Things to do: Don’t miss the mouth watering Srikrishna prasadam at the temple
Soak up amazing views at the renowned Lalbagh Botanical Garden, the next stopover of our exciting one day Bangalore local sightseeing tour. Lalbagh which means Red Garden was first established by the then ruler of Mysore, Hyder Ali.
Undergoing several renovations by Tipu Sultan and other celebrated Horticulturists, the garden features around 1854 species of plants including Araucaria Cookie, Bombax Ceiba, and Adansonia digitata and dillenia Indica.
A well manicured garden that spans over an area of 240 acres features a floral clock that greets the visitors at the entrance. This inspiring garden has four entrance gates, the western, eastern, southern and the northern gates.
Three thousand million years old rock named as the Lalbagh Rock is a notable feature of the garden. Fountains, flowerbeds, and lotus pools enhances the beauty of Lalbagh. Glass house inspired by the England’s Crystal Palace has been the key attraction of the garden with a wonderful display of orchids and tulips.
- Must see \ Things to do: Twenty million years old Tree fossil
Step forward to visit another marvellous landmark of the city, the famed Tippu’ Palace located within the Bangalore Fort. An emblematic structure exhibiting the Indo-Islamic architecture has wonderful ceilings and walls adorned with floral motifs.This historical and architectural gem built using teak wood, mortar and stone was used by the Tipu Sultan as his summer retreat and often referred to as the Rash-e- Jannat, which means the abode of happiness.
The complex set on a stone base is supported by classical teak wooden pillars. A large hall in the first floor has two projecting balconies one on the east and another on the west. It has rooms called Zenana rooms that were specifically used by the females of the royal family.
- Must see \ Things to do: Strikingly carved arches and brackets of the pillars
4. Bull Temple
Witness one of the biggest Nandi (the Vahana or the vehicle of Lord Shiva) of the world. Fifteen feet high monolithic statue with a length of 6.1 meters is a spectacle to behold.
Legends state that the iron plate on the head of the bull’s head was placed by Lord Shiva himself in order to avoid it from growing. Built by a chieftain Kempe Gowda in 1537 A.D. on the Bungle Hill, the idol of Nandi is made of granite and set facing the Shiva Lingam.
- Must see \ Things to do: Lord Ganesha made of 110 kilograms of butter
5. Cubbon Park
Get access to picturesque sights at the Sri Chamarajendra Park also called as Cubbon Park. Spread over 300 acres of area, the splendid park is administered and maintained by the department of Horticulture.
Dancing musical fountain and Bengaluru Aquarium with three floors displaying an amazing collection of water creatures are the key attractions of the park. Noteworthy features include Goldfish, Angelfish, Masheer, Pearl Gourami, Glowlight tetra and Siamese fighters.
Feel rejuvenated with a walk through the Cubbon Park featuring 96 species of plants and trees that includes Artocarpus, Ficus, Cassia fistula, Araucaria and Millettia. It also houses ornamental and flower trees that include the Grevillea Robusta and the delonix trees.
Adding charm to the park are the striking statues of Major General Sir Mark Cubbon, Queen Victoria, Sir K Sheshadri Iyer, King Edward VII, Rajya dhurandha, and Sri Chamarajendra Wodeyar. Children would enjoy the fun filled Cubbon Park Toy Train ride that gives a glimpse of the whole park in a short ride.
- Must see \ Things to do: Lotus Pond
Move ahead to the iconic landmark, the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, to explore our solar system. Named after our first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, it is one of the five planetariums that run daily shows in both English and Kannada languages.
A favourite hotspot for children maintained by the Bangalore Association for Science Education (BASE) is a dome shaped auditorium that runs the animated graphic style show at 4K resolution.
It introduces guests to the planets of the solar system, nebulas and the fabulous space world. Dawn of the Space Age illustrates the history of the journey to the space, satellite launch and the journey to the moon. Learn about the Theory of Evolution and Charles Darwin’s voyage to the Galapagos Islands.
Notable feature of the planetarium is the Know your Stars event that is conducted with the assistance of the Association of Bangalore Amateur Astronomers (ABAA). After the interesting session, the guests also get access to telescopes for viewing the stars and the moon.
- Must see \ Things to do: Outdoor Science Park exhibiting the science models of Whispering dishes, Sundial, DNA and a big Kaleidoscope
Head out to the favourite landmark of the city with our one day Bangalore local sightseeing tour, the Vidhana Soudha. It stands out as the largest state legislative building of the country and was referred to as “a temple dedicated to the nation” by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.
Constructed using pure granite and porphyry the building accommodates the State Legislature and the Secretariat of Karnataka. With a perfect amalgamation of Indo-Saracenic and Dravidian styles of architecture, the awe-inspiring building spread over an area of 2300 by 1150 feet has a striking dome of sixty feet diameter and supported with eight huge pillars.
This impressive complex has four floors and one floor below it. It features 45 steps used to reach the first floor. Wonderfully carved sandalwood door of the cabinet room is a key attraction of the grandiose building.
- Must see \ Things to do: National emblem on the dome of the building
Marvel at the striking Venkatappa Art Gallery that exhibits around 600 rich collection of art. A walk through the galleries will take the visitors back in time and give them the opportunity to learn about the inspiring works of K. Venkatappa, a renowned painter and sculptor.
This art gallery was built as a tribute to his contributions in the field of paintings by the Government of Karnataka in 1974. Art aficionados will surely be delighted viewing the impressive collection of artwork.
Notable paintings are the Ooty sunrise, a scenic Churchill and the dazzling Nilgiri Hills. People would be excited to see ancient paintings dating back to 2000 BC.
Karnataka Public Works Department had built the gallery with two floors that also displays the works of the famed Karnataka painter, K K Hebbar and the well known sculptor Rajaram.
Noteworthy exhibits includes armoury like swords, gunpowder holders, bullets and spears, stone sculptures dating back to 12th Century Ad and ancient musical instruments.
- Must see \ Things to do: >Artefacts belonging to the Indus Valley Civilization
9. Vishweshwaraiah Technological Museum
A fantastic one day Bangalore local sightseeing tour brings you to an acclaimed museum, the Vishweshwaraiah Technological Museum. The imposing museum was constructed in honour of the prominent engineer, scholar and the 19th diwan of Mysore, Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. He was awarded the highest honour of the country the Bharat Ratna in 1955.
An imposing museum proffers an educational experience to the visitors who can watch the diversified collection of industrial products and engines. Visitors would be thrilled to see the moving replica of a Spinosaurus that moves its head, hands and tail while rolling its eyes.
VTM is a part of the National Council of Science Museums, Ministry of Culture that draws visitors to witness its interactive exhibits. Fun Science Gallery houses exhibits demonstrating sciences on perception, sound, maths and optics.
- Must see \ Things to do: 3d theatre showcasing films on deep sea diving and the brain