A Walk to Remember

Why walk when you can Run? Well,  walking needs less effort, no training or equipment but still yields much more benefits. And Walking Tours add more charm to this simple routine by setting a relaxed pace, so you can take in your lovely surroundings, smell the roses, hug some trees and also hear many heritage & culture soaked stories. Add to all this you also get to meet like minded people with interests similar to yours. And yes, there are numerous Food Walks also which keep you fueled-up so you can stroll along energetically.

The advantages of walking tours are manifold. Walking gives exercise to the body and fresh air for the lungs both of which are conductive to health. Traveling on foot is the best way to get a close look at any landscape and culture, whether you’re strolling down cobblestone streets or hiking along forest paths. Enjoying architecture up close reveals it in a whole new light rather than when you whiz past it in your car or bike.

EventsHigh is happy to walk you through the various Walking Tour options that cater to the interest of say the nature lover or the cultural-crew. Take one step at a time … It Leads to the Best Way always!

 

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A day in the life of the “Tiger of Mysore Bengaluru by Foot is proud to announce it’s first out of city tour to Srirangapatna. It was the capital of the Tiger of Mysore aka Tipu Sultan, who not only had his fort on this island, but also met with his martyrdom there. Guests get to explore the numerous monuments associated with this legendary Sultan. In between sight-seeing, hear stories of bravery as well as treachery that led to the fall of the one last, true opposition to British colonial rule in the whole of India. Sun, 9 Aug 2015 7:00 AM.

A stroll in the Tiger’s Bagh Can’t do Sriranagapatna but still fancy Tipu’s history. Take this heritage walk in Lalbagh focusing on Hyder Ali & Tipu Sultan’s role in developing Lalbagh. Sun, 16 Aug 2015, 7:30 AM | Lalbagh West Gate.

The Battles of Bengaluru Petta  Another first from BBF, an exclusive walk that narrates the history about the “Battles fought for “Bengaluru Petta”. Take a walk in and around the old Pettah area in search of some of the remnants of the old fort as well as pay homage to some of the martyrs of the 1791 battle with the British during the Third Anglo-Mysore war. Sat, 22 Aug 2015 7:30 AM.

Basavanagudi Breakfast Eat, Listen, Stroll, Repeat! Breakfast A vegetarian food walk which includes tasting some unlimited snacks and beverages,etc in between bytes of local history. Sun, 23 Aug 2015 7:30 AM.

 

Prior registration for the above walking tours are highly recommended. Reach Bangalore by Foot at 91903588429, +91 80 41203095 for Registration and meet-up point details.

 

Green Heritage Walk If you love nature, like walking among trees and flowers, and want to know more about our green heritage, this is the walk for you. If you know absolutely nothing about trees or nature, you will find this walk fun and eye-opening.This city has spectacular green heritage and the best way to discover it is on a Sunday morning walk. Sun, 9 Aug 2015 & 23 Aug. 7:00 AM Lalbagh Botanical Garden .

Military Heritage Walk Bangalore Walks is privileged to take you on tour through the MEG & C Museum and War Memorial. Only INDIAN NATIONALS can join this walk. Walk is about 1km over 2 hrs with several stops. In addition to a guided walk, you get: – A heartening breakfast – An exclusive look at areas not normally open to the public. Sun, 16 Aug 2015 7:00 AM Ulsoor Lake.

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Both the above walks are being organized by Bangalore Walks. Reach them at  91 98450 68416, +91 98455 23660

 

Sensorial Nature Walk Come and rediscover the majestic Lal Bagh Gardens with a guided sensorial nature walk. Join our in-house naturalist, Yogi Bubba, as he guides you through the park. Feel, taste, smell, hear and touch the bounty of this historical park and rediscover it’s hidden gifts.For Adults and kids above 7 Register by 10th August to confirm your spots.Contact: honeybeesnatureclub@outlook.com.  Sun, 16 Aug 2015 9:00 AM Lalbagh West Gate.


Kalenji Kids RUN  Get the kids involved- Let them run.  Sun, 16 Aug 2015 6:00 AM Decathlon Whitefield

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All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking- So, take a stride, a stroll or a Walking Tour!

 

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