You put your vacation choice on Bangalore travel. Then it is better to chose Bangalore tour packages and Bangalore hotels with assistance of a travel agent. And it will be a wise decision to apply to those travel agents or travel consolidators who specialize in India trips and have some experience with Bangalore travel as India differs some much from The USA and European countries.
As you see from the title of this article "the ingredients" of Bangalore travel is absolutely your decision. You may discuss with your travel agent where it is better to stay there in order not to spoil your vacation and what to see there in order not waste time and to miss the most interesting places.
I will recommend you some popular places and entertainments there to make your Bangalore travel vivid and fascinating. Bangalore is a virtual gateway to the wonders of the South Indian isthmus, hill stations, tiger reserves, national parks, historical treasures and adventure activities. The city bazaars and shopping malls are replete with articles ranging from silks, sandal wood souvenirs, handicrafts, and fragrant incense sticks. This teeming cosmopolitan will surprise you, entice you and seduce you in turns and will prompt you to return over and over again.
Bangalore is a haven for art lovers. Galleries are abounding in art; especially paintings and art shows exhibiting the best of the lot are frequently held here. Two galleries deserves special mention for their unique and varied collections.
Venkatappa Art Gallery. This gallery has about 600 paintings, which are on display throughout the year.
The paintings of K. Venkatappa, born in 1887 to a family of court painters, are on display on the ground floor of the building. His works include a panoramic view of the Ooty Lake, view from Church Hill - Ooty, Nilgiri Mountains, Kodaikanal, Sunrise in Ooty, a painting on Monsoon and various other sketches.
On the first floor, the works of M. F. Hussain, Vasudev, Hanumaiah, Hariram, Rekha Rao, Yusuf Arakkal and N. S. Bendre along with various other artists are on display.
On the same floor is a section dedicated to C. P. Rajaram's exquisite woodcarvings. This floor is also available for exhibiting work by other artists.
The second floor is solely dedicated to K.K Hebbar - the "Hebbar Section". His paintings on the elements are titled Vayu (the wind), Jala (water), Prithivi (the earth), Sea Shore, In Space, Nagamandala, Agni (fire), Last Glimpse and Death. It also includes numerous sketches labelled Japan, Bali village, Mother and so on.
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat. It has a unique collection of traditional paintings, leather puppets and artefacts of Karnataka. It has a graphic studio, sculpture studio and an open-air theatre. The majority of the works on display belong to the students of the Parishat. The paintings on display here are on different media like Oil on Canvas, Watercolors, Mixed Media, Etching, Lithography and many more. The prices range from Rs 3000/- onwards, and each work of art is categorized individually, displaying the name of the artist, media used, cost and size of the canvas. Some of the paintings are not for sale.
Museum lovers will be please with The State Government Museum, one of the oldest museums of India established in 1866 AD, and Vishveshwaraya Industrial And Technological Museum, that portrays the application of science and technology in industry and human welfare.
Bangalore is also a great place for dance and music lovers. They will definitely remember their Bangalore travel. The city is famous for dance schools.
Finally, Bangalore travel can not be considered cmpleted without shopping. Garments, woollen carpets, sandalwood articles, rare antiques, gold and silver jewellery, perfumes and incense sticks are the major attractions available in the city. The inlay work in brass and rosewood are very popular. Ivory artefacts and the Lambani jewellery freely available in the numerous markets here make good decorative as well as gift items.