Private Walking Tour: In The Footsteps Of The 'Tiger Of Mysore' - Bengaluru

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:00am , 2:30pm Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Tipu Sultan's Summer palace, Ticket counter
  • Return Details :
    The walk ends at the Southern entrance of Avenue road next to KR market on Mysore road.

Overview

This3-hour curatedwalkallows you toexplorethe numerous monuments andtales of Pete(or Pettah)the old Bengaluru city associated with Tipu Sultan, erstwhile ruler of the Mysore Kingdom in Southern India.Join us, as we take you in the footsteps of Tipu Sultan or the famous "Tiger of Mysore," known for his opposition to British rule in India.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

'Tippoo Saib' as the Brits called him, was an 18th century warrior king whose kingdom was known far and wide for itsbravepeopleand immense wealth.Tipu andhis father Nawab Haidar Ali were considered the main thorns in the complete political and military dominance of the British East India Company over India.

Meet your guide at your selected departure time at the ticket counter of Tipu Sultan's summer palace. From here he will take you on a visit to a few existing monuments of the Bangalore fort which are standing today. Along the way learn about the history of the Mysore kingdom in the 17th century as well as the influence of the two European nations France & Britain in India. Learn how the war in Europe split onto the Indian shores and how the local kings got caught in between the war of the two European nations.

The guide will give you a detailed description of the fort as well as the art & architecture of the palace. The guide will narrate tales of bravery & treachery that led into the capture of the Bangalore fort & the Mysore Kingdom. Also learn about how the objects of this king went onto to influence warfare across the globe. In between the history byte's you can also sample some bites of the South Indian vegetarian snacks.

This walk is conducted by native Bangaloreans withyears of extensive research, travel and publicationson this subject, some of whichis exclusive.

Inclusions

  • Bottled water
  • Private local guide
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast [Morning]
  • Snacks [Snacks]

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks, except breakfast for the morning tour option
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability

Price is fixed per group with a minimum of 1 person per tour

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please dress modestly

For breakfast only: Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Not recommended for participants with back problems

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

Not recommended for pregnant women

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund