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How to Reach Bengaluru

Bengaluru is one of the most important cities in India. Therefore, it’s well-connected to all parts of India, and the World. There is a plethora of options available for reaching the City and all you need to do is select the option that suits your needs and requirements.


By Air

The Bengaluru airport is one of the best in India, and a huge number of domestic and international flights land here, everyday. This means that it is well connected to most cities in India like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahemdabad etc; and also some of the major cities on the World.


By Rail

The City has rail links with all corners of India, and direct trains connect it with all the major Cities in India. Daily express trains, mails trains, and super fast trains connect Bengaluru with other Cities.


By Road

A number National Highways connect the City to various parts of the Country. Buses, taxis, and private cars ply the roadway of the City and the State and offer transportation for both people and goods. The main bus terminus of the City is right opposite the railway station and is serviced by buses run by the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC).


Trekking Tips

The region around Bengaluru is a trekker’s heaven. There are various trekking hotspots that you can make your way to, on a weekend. Some of these are:


Towards the West of Bengaluru:

Kuntibetta
Huthridurga
Savanadurga
Huliyurdurga
…And many more


Towards the South of Bengaluru:

Revensiddheswara Betta
Muttati
Rangaswamy Betta
Bananth Maraman Betta
….And many more


Towards the East of Bengaluru:

Antargange
….And many more


Towards the North of Bengaluru

Sddarbetta
Devarayandurga
Madhugiri
Shivagange
…..And many more

You must not forget to take water with you, when you go on a trekking trip around Bengaluru, as there is no water available at the top of any of the locations mentioned above. At least two liters of water, per person, is a pre-requisite if you plan a day drip. If it’s an overnight trip then, 4 liters of water is a minimum requirement.


Communication

You really don’t have to worry too much about the communication aspect if you are coming to Bengaluru. Most people here have a good hold over the English language and can also understand Hindi.

If you are worried about communicating with the world outside, then don’t be; as Bengaluru offers its citizens and visitors a whole range of communication options that range from PCO to Internet Cafes and everything in between.

Public Call Office (PCO) – In every Indian town or City you will find a yellow colored booth standing outside a store or in numerous conspicuous and inconspicuous parts of the City that offer the users the facility of making either a local call, or a call outside the State, or even an International Call. Bengaluru is no different and you will find a PCO booth in every nook and corner of the City.

Internet Cafes
All cities and towns in India have a plethora of Internet or Cyber Cafes that enable people to surf the Net for a fixed rate. Bengaluru being the IT capital of India has such cafes almost everywhere you can lay your eyes on. Moreover, the charges are reasonable and the connectivity is quick.

Mobile Telephony
If you have a mobile, then you will have no reason to worry about communication in Bengaluru. There are a host of mobile service providers who are active in the City.