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Full-Day Tour of Bangalore with Lunch

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    What to Expect
    Enjoy this 8 to 9-hour tour of Bangalore, from its modest origin in pre-medieval times to the times when it was a fairly nondescript place compared to its more illustrious peers, now long faded into oblivion; to the fascinating period when the city was traded and gifted about; then fought over and retained as a prized possession; right down to the time it reached an inflection point culminating in its transformation into a  modern metropolis and IT outsourcing capital of the world.

    Visit an archeological museum which provides insights of habitation in the region from the paleolithic ages; move on to what was once a royal pleasure garden, later transformed to one of the foremost repository of diverse plant life in the world; explore the remains of an early fortification of Bangalore; delve into the  delights of a vibrant and bustling bazaar and market; visit a famed Church with stories of its own and finally wrap up the tour amid British era public buildings and the present state legislature building.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your hotel in M G Road Area or, meeting point at Cauvery Emporium
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Transport by private air-conditioned car or minivan
    • Authentic local Lunch
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Central Bengaluru area
    • Professional English Speaking Heritage Expert
    • Bottled water
    • Entry Fees
    Exclusions
    • Personal Shopping
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Adult pricing applies to all travelers.
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Language English only
    • A maximum of 14 people per booking
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date
    • Wheelchair not accessible
    • Minimum age is 2 years
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I spent the day with Praveen last week and it was a great way to see Bangalore. I had contacted him for more of a customized tour and wanted to focus on a few things, which we did and more. He is really into history...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank heathergU8434RG
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Praveen was awesome! He picked me up from my hotel, and took me to the local park. He shared stories of how the park was created. We ate a local restaurant that was very authentic. The highlight of the tour was visiting the local market,...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank JW P
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This was one of the best day tours I have ever been on! Praveen is so knowledgeable and provides a great overview of the city and its history. Highly recommend to anyone who wants to learn more about Bangalore. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank 496kristenl
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I found this tour by chance looking at Tripadvisor rankings. I have to say that it worth the maximum score ... The guide, Praveen, has been extremely nice and competent in explaining the story of the city and the region. A visit to the central...More

    Thank livingstone75
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It started with a walk in the botanical garden in the morning. There were five others from various countries. As we wondered around, Praveen gave us his history talks about the park and maharajahs. Eventually, the story explained how Bangalore developed into today’s IT town....More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank NaokiS
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    Alex B
    22 September 2019|
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    Response from praveensingh1 | Property representative |
    Hi Thank you for your message. Please check your messages for details. Regards
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    livingstone75
    6 September 2019|
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    Response from praveensingh1 | Property representative |
    Hi Claudio. Thank you for your message sure you can join us on a tour on 7 Sept. Please go ahead and make a booking. Regards
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    Marita L
    27 August 2019|
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    Response from praveensingh1 | Property representative |
    Dare Marita, thank you for reaching out to us. Yes, we do have a half-day tour. Do check your message box for details. Best
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