The silicon valley of India was once considered to have the most number of trees compared to other cities. Bangalore or Bengaluru, has a dramatic climate, a cosmopolitan aura, and busy streets that are best explored on a walking tour. The place of Carnatic music melodies, notorious traffic and aromatic tasty Dosa and Vadas is well celebrated among the tourists during the tour. The entire city is camouflage of modernity and tradition, buildings and small cottages, palm trees and wildlife and grand malls. The existing throngs of vibrant Kannada temples are taken very seriously in Bangalore because of the historical significance of the monuments and temples. The vivid cafes, quirky shops and a mix of contemporary and classic; make walking tours in Bangalore inviting and engaging. The Palace of Tipu Sultan and Bangalore castle has a Tudor-style architecture that dates back to the 17th century. Take a walk in Cubbon Park to know the green spaces of Bangalore and to understand the reason for it being dubbed as the Garden city.
Bengaluru’s Vidhana Soudha, the granite palace is also a recommendation for a walking tour in Bangalore, which is a perfect example of the Neo-Dravidian era. To gorge on some locally flavored food, head to Bengaluru’s much revered Mavalli Tiffin Rooms (MTR) where the South Indian cuisine is served with great culture and grab a cold beer mug at Toit’s, the brick-walled microbrewery. Every state of India is indigenously festooned with unique vegetation, flora and fauna and there is something to hook the travelers, especially the free souls who love to walk. Bangalore is one such city where walking is easy and very refreshing. The weekdays are the best time to explore this city and all its street side surprises.