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Duration: Half Day
Distance Cycled: 15Km
Our City of Bengaluru is rich in religious and spiritual cultures, this can be seen in the numerous religious places echoing Kannada art, culture and tradition. Bangalore is also the home of many of India’s spiritual gurus. On this trail we venture into some of the oldest temples in the city that go back to the 9th Century and beyond. Explore with us an experience filled with stories of magic, Gods, mighty kings and the allure of kingdoms and dynasties.
Bangalore or Bengaluru as we call it now hosted the Chola Dynasty in the 10-century, delighted in marvelous architecture of the Vijayanagara style, reveled in the mystery of astronomical significance, monolith rock cut art, fascinating stories of dreams inspiring temples, of magic, of mystery, of Gods who turned to stones and rogue bulls. Well, this is just a few of this rich heritage we bring to you of our city.
This trail introduces you to “Bendakaalooru” our city of Boiled Beans before it became Bangalore and now Bengaluru, come relive the city’s history while you feast on scrumptious breakfast in old quaint joints that have been legendary and significant to the city of Bangalore. On this trail you will experience…
Distance Cycled: 15 Kms
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This expedition is for anyone with a keen interest in History and wishes to learn about the origins of “Benda kaluru” or Bengaluru’s southern quarters and tis varying flavours and traditionally Kannada community.
Physically this is NOT an INTENSIVE Trail making it doable. Anyone who wishes to get back on the cycle with a group of like-minded people and have fun can sign up.
Please read the Cancellation Policy thoroughly before you make a booking.
7:00 – 7:30 A.M : Meet and greet at Lalbagh Botanical Garden with a brief on your trial and bike fit. Parking will be available at the premises
7:30 – 8:30 A.M : Ride to MTR for Breakfast, hear stories of the makings of “Rava Idli”
8:30 – 9:00 A.M : Visit the V.V Puram temple at the start of Food Street
9:00 – 9:30 A.M : Ride to the Ragi Gudda Temple and learn of the Gods that turned to rocks, also hear of stories of Kempe Gowda and his chieftaincy
9:30 – 10:30 A.M : Ride to the Bull Temple and the Bugle Rock park that holds the oldest peninsular gneiss rock in the country
10:30 – 11:30 A.M : We will ride to the 9th Century cave temple explore Cholan architecture and understand the way of predicting the summer and winter solstice in accordance to Hindu calendar
1:00 P.M : Ride back to Lalbagh Botanical garden and end of tour
Apart from our scheduled departures, our city trails can be customized to suit your convenience and choose private pick up option; a local English-speaking guide will ride with you informing and guiding you through the journey.
|14th Jan 2018 (Sankranti Special)||Completed|
|21st Jan 2018||Completed|
|03rd Feb 2018||Completed|
|18th Feb 2018||Completed|
|03rd Mar 2018||Completed|
|18th Mar 2018 (March Special Tour – Ugadi Festival)||Completed|
|15th Apr 2018||Completed|
|05th May 2018 (May Special Tour – Mango Season)||Completed|
|20th May 2018 (May Special Tour – Mango Season)||Completed|
|03rd Jun 2018||Completed|
|30th Jun 2018||Available|
|15th July 2018 (Monsoon Special – Street Food Tour)||Available|
|29th July 2018||Available|
|11th August 2018 (Ganesh Chaturthi special) Making the idols||Available|
|16th September 2018 (Ganesh Chaturthi Special) Street Pandals||Available|
|30th September 2018||Available|
|14th October 2018 (Dussera Special)||Available|
|04th November 2018 (Diwali Special) Sweats & Food||Available|
|18th November 2018||Available|
|09th December 2018||Available|
Unventured city trails are ALSO on request, whether you are 1 person or a group of 10 (maximum of 15), we’ll be happy to get out and show you the city and its hidden treasures No Fixed Departures
The Temple and “Thindi” Breakfast Trail is best run on the following days of the week
Make a request for this tour and we will write back to you with all the details you need to know to sign-up for one
We’ve factored in various obstacles to fit the trails on specific days of the week like attractions enroute, their holiday calendar, time of day, city traffic and also the best routes to take. This is to ensure you are not enduring the city’s traffic but can have the fun time that we promise on our trails.
At Unventured we are associated with several organisations and trade bodies to skill ourselves in the best practices in the Industry to deliver best in class experience for our travellers.