Top 10 Things to Do in Bangalore

If you’ve got any clue about the vividness that is Bangalore, you’ve probably been attracted to all the things that the city has to offer. Boasting of its nightlife and unavoidably splendid adventure sports, Bangalore will give you the time of your life. When you read the following amazing things to do in this city, you’ll be packing your bags the next minute! Let’s explore the top ten fun things to do in Bangalore.

1. Olive Beach

You can start off your day with a nice brunch at Olive Beach: one of the city’s favorite restaurants. The warm white decor and quaint atmosphere of the place will surely make your day. Get the chance to experience the Mediterranean cuisine of locations like Italy, Greece, Spain, Morocco, Portugal and South France. Olive Beach has it all. Cocktails, wines and desserts paired with the vegetarian and/or non-vegetarian choices of the food here will leave your mouth watering even after you’ve left.

2. Bandipur Wildlife Safari

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Nestled in the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Bandipur National Park is famous for its abundance and variety of wildlife. Gather your friends and go for a jungle safari that will take you through the beautiful forests so you can explore the rare animals like the Indian leopard, tiger, Sambar, Gaur etc. amid the lush and rich vegetation.

3. Wall Climbing

Take the adventurous and sporty person in you for a tough and adrenaline thumping ride with wall climbing in Bangalore. Battle with gravity and climb onto a surface that isn’t as rough and edgy as that in rock climbing, yet just as demanding and thrilling. You can do this sport indoors or outdoors, but the feeling you will get while doing it will be just as exhilarating as you would get in rock climbing. Head over to Gethana Climbing Wall found in the Kanteerva Stadium or Urban Climbers at Sarjapur Road for this fun activity.

4. River Rafting

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The most adored activity by adventure sports enthusiasts is river rafting in Bangalore. It is not for the faint hearted, and it is also the most invigorating experience you will ever have. Once you’ve gone for white water rafting in this city, you will never forget its thrill, and will be left asking for more. Release your inhibitions and let the wildness surface!

5. Hole In the Wall

Nestled in the exciting region of Koramangala, Hole in the Wall is a delightful cafe offering some delicious English breakfast, whether it is waffles, pancakes, hash browns, omelettes or fresh toasts. The pretty ambience of this cafe will leave you rejuvenated for the day.

6. Skyye, City Bar

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Your inner elegant self might jump with joy upon hearing of this bar located in the most happening part of Bangalore known as UB City. It is perched upon a tall building with the view of the breathtaking city underneath as you sip your favourite cocktail while listening to some upbeat music. Although a bit expensive, Skyyee is a bar that will provide you with the perfect end to the day. You can lounge here with your friends and share some drinks while watching the pretty night sky above.

7. Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace

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Located in City Market, the most crowded and popular spot of Bangalore is Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace. Ornate murals and teak pillars of this elegant and sprawling palace will leave you enchanted. Take a walk through the palace while looking at the historical paintings, scriptures and photographs that take you back in time.

8. Mango Mist

For a lazy countryside ambience, you can visit the Mango Mist resorts with your family. It is the perfect getaway for the weekend where you can indulge in fun activities, or even just sit by the pool and bask in the sunlight.

9. Wine Tour

You can enjoy a thorough vineyard tour on your visit to Bangalore. If you’re a wine lover, the Wine Tour should certainly be on your list of things to do in this city. Head to the vineyard located in the calming atmosphere of the Nandi hills where you can have some great grape wine while strolling through the trellis. Even if you aren’t a wine enthusiast, a vineyard tour will surely leave you entranced.

10. Discovery Village

Tucked amidst the beautiful areas of Masinagudi and Nandi hills among others, Discovery Village is a range of farms for experiential learning. Here you can indulge in unconventional activities and fun things like zorbing, paintball and target shooting with your friends or family.

Bangalore is a lively city with an array of tourist spots and exciting activities that you can undertake once you set foot in its vibrant atmosphere. So make your booking right away!

About Rohit

An architect by profession, Rohit Agarwal is a curious traveller, seeking out the minutest detail about the places he travels to, and that’s what one will find in his writings. His writings have appeared in various blogs, he’s currently trying to bring forth as many different places a traveller who shares the same level of curiosity like him would like to visit through his writings.

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