GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Vidhan SoudhaBangalore, the capital of Karnataka is in South India. It is known for its salubrious climate throughout the year as it is located 900 mts. above sea level. The lush greenery with flowering trees in bloom right through the year has earned the city the title of 'The Garden City of India'. It is also known as the ‘Silicon Valley of India’. This cosmopolitan young city is very popular as it is a paradise to a whole host of corporates and multinationals.

 

ITPLSOUKYA is located in Whitefield, Bangalore. It is located 21 kms from the heart of Bangalore, known as the 'Silicon Valley of India' and 50 kms from the International Airport. It is located 7 kms from the International Technology Park in Whitefield.

 

 

 


LANGUAGE INFORMATION

English is widely spoken in Bangalore, even by the common man. Many foreign expatriates live in Bangalore. The Alliance Francais (French) and the Max Muller Bhawan (German) offices are also in the city.

The Indian languages widely spoken in the city are Kannada (state language), Hindi (national language), Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam.

 

WEATHER INFORMATION

The major city with the best climate in India is Bangalore.

The temperature during the day ranges from 27-34 C and at night from 15-21 C. It is ideal from June-Feb and even during the monsoons in Sept-Oct, it rains normally from 5pm-8pm

Bangalore Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max 27 29.6 32.4 33.6 32.7 29.2 27.5 27.4 28 27.7 26.6 25.9
  Min 15.1 16.6 19.2 21.5 21.2 19.9 19.5 19.4 19.3 19.1 17.2 15.6
Max 80.6 85.3 90.3 92.5 90.9 84.6 81.5 81.3 82.4 81.9 79.9 78.6
Min 59.2 61.9 66.6 70.7 70.2 67.8 67.1 66.9 66.7 66.4 63 60.1
Source : World Meteorological Organisation

 

FLIGHT INFORMATION

Foreigners should have a Visa to India.

Bangalore is connected by direct international flights including British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Gulf Air, Thai International, Sri Lanka Airlines and Air India. (For those transiting through any other city in India in the same airlines, immigration and baggage clearance are in Bangalore).

Bangalore is connected by direct national flights to all main cities in India including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkatta, Chennai, Hyderabad, Goa and Cochin.

TOURIST & SHOPPING INFORMATION

Please keep your jewellery, cash, travel documents and passport safe. For shopping, normally Visa, Master and American Express credit cards may be used. Bangalore is known for its soft silks and sandalwood.

IskCon TempleSightseeing in Bangalore could include seeing the Vidhana Soudha - the seat of the Government of Karnataka, an architectural splendour, visiting the historical Bull Temple or the ISKCON temple, enjoying the gardens and parks or shopping through the main streets of Bangalore. Spiritual leaders including Satya Sai Baba and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar of the Art of Living Foundation have their ashrams here.

Mysore is a 1-day trip to the historic city of palaces, gardens and temples. Dating back to 500 years, Mysore city epitomises traditional splendour and is uniquely charming. The famed Mysore Palace, Chamundeswari temple, and Lalith Mahal Palace Hotel and a visit to the Ranganathitu Bird Sanctuary would round off a memorable trip.

Belur & Halebid temples, the giant monolithic statue of Mahveer Jain at Shravanabelagola, the Kabini Wildlife partk, the Hampi temples, the Jog Falls and the soft white virgin beaches of Karwar are some of the other interesting spots in Karnataka.