Bengaluru Itinerary 5 Days

This is a glimpse of what to see in 5 days in Bengaluru from Bengaluru itinerary 5 days created by our travel experts. These are the attractions one must visit while planning a 5 days trip to Bengaluru.

5 Days in Bengaluru - Perfect Vacation Guide

The famous IT hub, with its infamous traffic woes, Bengaluru (previously Bangalore) is the capital of Indian state of Karnataka. The city has managed to strike a fine balance between its cultures and modernisation while emerging as one of the top cities of India. The food here is amazing, and the city has many touristy spots that will keep you hooked. And with 5 days in hand, you can not only cover the most famous attractions within the city, but also visit the nearby towns and cities.

Are 5 days enough for Bengaluru tour?

Wondering about what to see in 5 days in Bengaluru ? It can be a confusing task to decide where to go in Bengaluru. But, 5 days are perfect to cover each corner of Bengaluru. You can visit popular places in Bengaluru, get walking tour and have local food during your vacation.

How much money for 5 days in Bengaluru?

The budget cost of 5 days in Bengaluru is USD 195. You can further save on your stays by opting for hostels and homestay. Also try to travel by public transportation whenever possible.

What to pack for Bengaluru 5 days vacation?

  • Carry extra battery of camera. If you are a shutterbug, carry extra memory card; those 5 days in Bengaluru are going to be full of moments that you would want to click!
  • Keep a journal to record your favorite moments and scribble notes!
  • Since you will be having a heavy luggage to fit your belongings for 5 days, carry a small backpack that you can use while you go sightseeing!

What to see in Bengaluru in 5 days?

Day 1 and 2: City Tour

Start your day 1 of 5D/4N Bangalore tour by first visiting the Nandi Temple (also called the Bull Temple). One of the oldest temples in the city, and the biggest temple dedicated to Nandi in the world, this temple was built by Kempe Gowda and features a Dravidian style of architecture. Later, visit the Bangalore Palace. Inspired by the Windsor Castle, this castle was built in Tudor style of architecture. Witness the classic royal charm of Bangalore as you tour the palace. Stop for lunch at one of the local restaurants and enjoy a traditional South Indian fare at its best. Take it easy in the afternoon by first visiting the Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace. In the evening, spend time at the Cubbon Park. You can just leisurely stroll here or check out the many attractions like Department of Archaeology and Museums, Government Aquarium, or Government Museum.
On day 2, you can first visit the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited - an Indian state-owned aerospace and defence company, and later visit the ISKON Temple. In the afternoon, visit the UB City and spend some time shopping. Later in the evening, visit the Cubbon Park before you gear up for day 3 of your 5-day Bangalore tour.

Day 3: Mysore

Today, take a day trip to Mysore. Located at 150 kilometres west of Bangalore, Mysore is a former seat of the Wodeyar dynasty and home to one of the grandest palaces in India – the Mysore Palace. The palace will take a good part of your day. After lunch, you can visit the centuries-old Devaraja Market that is known for its spices, silk and sandalwood shops. In the evening, before head back to Bangalore, visit the Brindavan Gardens that are famed for its well laid out gardens and musical fountains.

Day 4: Nandi Hills

A nature lover’s haven, Nandi Hills is one of the most famous one day getaways from Bangalore. Located about 61 kilometres north of the city, start early to catch the sunrise here. Also called Nandidurg, this hill fortress has many attractions that you can cover in a day’s time. Places like Tipu Sultan Fort – a summer retreat featuring many stone carvings and wall paintings; Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple – an ancient Hindu temple complex; and Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple can be covered in a day. In the evening, visit the Nandi Hills View Point to get a bird’s eye view of the spectacular landscape that surrounds the town.

Day 5: Wonderla

Keep your day 5 reserved for fun & adventure! Wonderla Bangalore is a popular adventure theme park that is located 35 kilometres on the Bangalore – Mysore Road. Open from 11 AM to 6 PM, you can easily spend an entire day here exploring its many land rides and water rides. Some of the loudest, craziest, and the most amazing rides that you can experience here are Adventures of Chikku, Cinemagic 3D, Hang Glider, Pirate Ship, Boomerang, Harakiri, and many more

Bengaluru travel tips for first-timers

  • Book a food tour, nothing expresses the essence of Bengaluru like its food!
  • Take a weekend getaway, explore the nearby cities of Bengaluru.
  • List down the free days of the museums and try to visit them on those days to save on ticket fee.

Getting around Bengaluru in 5 days

You are going to be in the city for a considerable amount of time and hence it is recommended to get hang of the local transit system that will make getting around cheaper. Alternatively, you can hire a car or a bike and explore Bengaluru on your own, at your own pace.

Best places to eat, drink, and shop in Bengaluru

Eat, drink, shop repeat! You can enjoy an excellent retail therapy when in Bengaluru. On your 5-day trip, make sure you try out the best local delicacies as well as shop for some souvenirs to take back home.

Where to stay in Bengaluru for 5D4N vacation?

For a 5 day 4 nights vacation in Bengaluru, you can choose a vacation rental or a hotel that is conveniently located. You can score a good deal on BnB, since the stay is for a longer duration.

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