You Drive? Okay..! Do you Cycle? Better!! Or would you prefer to Walk? Best!!! And most of all do you believe that “The Journey is the Destination”? Well then, here’s Bangalore all yours to explore!
Eventshigh brings you a many a ways to find your way around, beyond and in-between the Garden City. So, pick your favourite path to discover the heritage, neighbourhoods and nature hubs of Namma Bengaluru!
A personal favorite! Comfortable shoes & staying hydrated are the only must. And what’s more, you get a good workout while still taking in the sights, sounds and (many a times) slurps!
Bangalore Walks Offer, in their own words, “An engaging tour, on foot, led by a passionate guide”. Their Heritage Walks during weekends are relaxed affairs with frequent stops. There are themed tours for Visitors & Corporate and also a series of Exploriences designed especially for the young. Currently on: The Green Heritage Walk and the newly launched Military Heritage Walk.
Unhurried.in is a cultural experience-driven travel company. They offer walks (Cathedral Walk, Biryani Walk), trails (Medieval Bangalore Trail, The Tipu trail), beyond Bangalore trips (Kishkinda, Gingee Fort) and also customize tours per your requirement. At Unhurried, you’ll get a fulfilling travel experience, filled with tales, myths and even miracles. In March: Bungalow Walk and Nagartapete Walk.
Indian National Trust For Art and Cultural Heritage (Intach), Bangalore chapter: Run by heritage enthusiasts, INTACH organizes monthly heritage walks Parichay; to acquaint Bangaloreans with their city, learn its past and feel a sense of pride for its rich & diverse history. Parichay sell out within minutes of their announcement, as they connect you to Bangalore like none other. Specialty: Neighbourhood Walks.
Seek Sherpa is all about (un)guided tours by awesome locals who show off Bangalore beautifully. Locals, mostly multilingual, who have a flair for their city connect with travelers eager to explore a destination beyond the tourist trail. Pick a tour from their range of categories food, culture, nightlife and even shopping! Seek A Sherpa this March: The Stories that Make Bengaluru and Roots of Bangalore.
Wanna crack clues, perform tasks and still indulge in a food tasting at a restaurant/cafe ? Then this one is for you! Bangalore Eats! Food Walk is a first-of-its-kind that not only indulges you with food samplings along the way but will also challenge you and keeps you in the peak of health, with a treasure hunt.
Daylight’s breaking and you are raring to feel the crisp morning air on your face as you cycle – its adventure, freedom and happiness. Bringing health benefits and being eco-friendly, cycling keeps enthusiasts happy as they go exploring around & beyond Bangalore.
Art of Bicycle Trips designs unique biking and hiking safaris exploring the culture, historic sites, architecture, ethnic diversity, scenic beauty, remote villages and realities of daily life of local regions.They offer scheduled day bike tours over the weekends to Channapatna or per need tours to Nandi Hills and even the “Sholay” landscape Ramanagaram.
Icycle offers various cycling trails for participants to enjoy cycling at its best. In an effort to promote bicycles as a feasible means of transportation, it provides various cycling treks. One can choose cycling trails ranging from BYC (Bring your Cycle) to GMC (Great Malnad Challenge). March would see one day tours to Bidadi and Ghati Ghats among other trails.
Unventured provides cycle travelers an experience that will leave them amazed, provide them simple but essential support to discover the Unventured – natural wealth, cultural diversity and natural history of Incredible India! And experience it at the pace of the pedal. Upcoming in March: British Colonial Bengaluru Cycle Trail and The Treasures of Nandi Cycling Trail.
Kids are bound to enjoy safe cycle trails around Bangalore University, Cubbon park and Agara Lake.
Cycle Days are held every weekend in the city and are a fun way to bring everybody outdoors and exercise. Cycling marathons are also a regular feature in Bangalore. Events organized by sports-shops such as Decathlon and BumsontheSaddle are great for expeditions around town.
Looking for high adrenalin adventure? Bangalore’s many Motorbike clubs where riders bond over bikes hold weekend meetups and rides beyond town. Bangalore Motorcycle Club, Bangalore Bikers and Indian Bull Riders are a famous few while the woman’s exclusive Hop on Gurls also seems to be a path-breaker!
Now go on, don those walking shoes or pedal at your own pace as Bangalore Awaits!
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