19 Dec 2013

Bungee Jumping: Adventurous weekend getaway in Bangalore

Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru is the capital of the Karnataka state. This vibrant city serves the best of the things to the tourists as well as the people living here. 

Bengaluru city is full of art and culture, a hub of music, dance and theatre. Apart from the cultural heritage Bangalore also offers a lot of places for site seeing. Lalbagh is one of the most beautiful and relaxing place of the city. The gardens are well managed and are spread over a huge area, including small mountains and lakes. Then there is the Isckon temple and the Shiv temple (with a 65 ft tall statue of Lord Shiva) which serve a very different experience to the religious travellers. 

Lalbagh Glasshouse (photo courtesy: http://en.wikipedia.org)

65 ft tall statue of Lord Shiva, Bangalore (photo courtesy: www.ds-lands.com)

Iskcon Temple, Bangalore (Photo courtesy: http://en.wikipedia.org)
Nandi hills is another famous place. Situated around 60 km from the main city, this replica of heaven provides a breath-taking view to the tourists and hence makes it a must visit. Wonderla, is another choice of enjoyment for the people who are looking for a stress-busting vacation. This theme park is filled with joyous and water rides. 

Nandi hills (Photo courtesy: http://www.tushky.com)

Apart from the sight-seeing the city is also a heaven for shopaholics. Large number of malls with the best variety of brands and the leading fashion and local shopping streets like Commercial Street and Brigade road make the shopaholics go gaga. UB city also comes under the must see list with its designer brands like Louis Vuitton and Jimmy choo, this extravagant place leaves every one awestruck.

Bangalore is no less when it comes to adventure too. With rock climbing and trekking options available in and around Bangalore, tourists are suggested to go and release that adrenaline stored inside them. There also is an option to experience Bungee jumping with the safest host groups like X-treme zone. One must experience every shade that this city provides.

If the foodies are wondering where there section is, Bengaluru will not disappoint you. This city has the best restaurants and provides a variety for all. For those who wish to have a sophisticated, pampered meal should go places like Caper berry, Italia, Leela Palace, Punjab Grill, Barbeque Nation etc. and for those who wish to have street food or have a good time with friends, places like Tuck shop, Hungry hogs, Coffee on canvas, Plan-b and Hole in the wall are some of the best and affordable places. 

Leela Palace (Photo courtesy: http://blogs.rediff.com)

The weather in Bangalore is one of the major reasons for people visiting this city. It provides soothing season throughout the year. Though the month of April brings in some rain, but that adds to the beauty of the city. Tourists are free to pick any month to visit.

Bangalore flights connect Bangalore to all major destinations, having 10 domestic airlines and 21 international airlines. Bangalore international airport is situated around 30 km from the railway station.  


  1. Hi, Bangalore is an awesome place to travel during weekend. Bungee jump is one of the best things i explore in Bangalore, it was an awesome experience. Everyone can explore this atleast once in their life time. If anyone wants to explore Bangalore, then book bus tickets in Hebron Travels.