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Bangalore Travel Tips

A colourful combination of East meets West, Bangalore is a vibrant metropolis that lets you enjoy the very best of what India has to offer. With the modern traveller in mind, our Bangalore travel tips help you to better prepare for your holiday or business trip to the “Silicon Valley of India”.


Climate

Bangalore enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year with more moderate temperatures than other parts of India. While the summer months are from April to June, the winter period is between October and February. The monsoon hits between June and August, bringing with it refreshing relief.

Transportation

You can get around the city by way of public buses or private taxis, while three-wheeled auto rickshaws provide a faster way to navigate the sometimes chaotic traffic. Travellers can get to the city via the Bengaluru International Airport or by train.

Shopping Hours

The city offers a wealth of shopping opportunities with shops and malls generally opening between 10 to 11am and closing around 8 to 9pm.

Currency

The official currency is Indian Rupee (INR).

Major credit and debit cards are accepted at most places of business, while ATMs can be found throughout the city.

Time Zone

GMT/UTC +5.30.