Climate

Unlike other parts of India which are extremely hot in the summer months, Bangalore enjoys a relatively mild climate year round. Light jackets are all that are required in the winters, while the summers are never scorching hot. Summer temperatures can reach upto 36°C (97°F) and early morning temperatures in the winter hovers around 12°C (54°F).

  • Summer - February to May (peak temperature is during April and May)
  • Monsoon - June to October (the heaviest rains are typically between June and August)
  • Winter - November to January (with December being the coldest month)

Language

Being the capital of Karnataka, the official language in Bangalore is Kannada. However, most educated people are also able to speak fluent English. Other languages such as Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, and Tamil are also widely understood, especially in the capitol city of Bangalore. Also, Bangalore as has populations of Tulu and Konkani speakers.

Public Transportation

Transportation: Transport facilities in Bangalore are on par with the capital city. The newly launched metro train service is a speedy option to cut through the city's road traffic at any hour of the day. With frequent buses and numerous autos, travel is never a hassle in this city.

Airport: The new Bangalore International Airport has made travel to Bangalore a lot simpler. This massive airport is strategically located on the outskirts of the city thus isolating it from the city's road traffic. Underway is an elevated expressway connecting the airport and the city. This is sure to make the airport easily accessible. With frequent flights to every part of the world, the Bangalore International Airport makes travel to Bangalore easy, simple and quick.

Visiting Places in Bangalore

 
Bangalore Palace
Bannerghatta National Park
Cubbon Park
Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain
Lal Bagh
Nandi Hills
Wonderla Amusement Park
National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA)

Weekend Gateways from Bagalore

 
Mysore
Goa
Alleppey
Kochi
Munnar
Ooty
Coorg
Coonoor
Chennai
Kodaikanal
Wayanad
Hampi
Kanchipuram
Mudumalai
B R Hills
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