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Bangalore Walking Tour In Nagarathpet - The Silk Tales

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  • Free Cancelation - 48 Hrs Notice
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  • 2 Hrs 30 Min Duration
  • English
  • Private Group
  • Meet Up With Guide
  • Explore Nagarathpet and learn about India's famous silk and its making process on an immersive guided tour
  • Visit Kempe Gowda's Pete (or Pettah) and the spot associated with the popular Karaga festival
  • Witness the last surviving weavers inside and witness the process of reeling and dyeing silk yarn
  • Explore an air conditioned silk saree showroom to buy a beautiful one-of-a-kind souvenir to bring back
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  • 18 Jan 2018
    Very organized tour with a knowledgeable tour guide! Thanks!

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  • Private Tour (For 5-9 Pax)

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    • Private walking tour
    • Authentic vegetarian breakfast
    • English speaking guide
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  • Private Tour (For 3-4 Pax)

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    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Tips and gratuities (optional)
What To Expect

Explore Nagarathpet and learn about India’s traditional silk making techniques on a 2.30 hour private walking tour with an English-speaking guide. Your tour begins early with a meet up with your guide at Badami House. You will then head to Kempe Gowda's Pete (fort) built by the city’s founder. Go on to learn about India’s famed silk and its making process: witness the last surviving weavers inside old Bengaluru and watch how silk is reeled, dyed and weaved. Don’t leave without a one-of-a-kind souvenir — visit an air conditioned silk saree showroom for a satisfying shopping experience. If time allows, explore the tombs of Sufi warrior martyrs who died during the III Anglo - Mysore War. The tour completes with a delicious breakfast at a South Indian outlet.

Walking Tour In Nagarathpet - The Silk Tales
See some of Bangalore's prime sights on a 2.30-hour tour of Nagarathpet
 Nagarathpet tour
Learn about the silk making process and see how it is reeled and dyed
 Bangalore tours
Don't forget to pick up a traditional silk saree on a mini shopping spree
 Bangalore sightseeing
Complete the trip with a traditional South Indian breakfast
Activity Information
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Itinerary

Itinerary:

  • 8:00am reach Ulsoor gate police station and meet up with the guide
  • Visit and explore Kempe Gowda's Pete (or Pettah) and the most popular temples
  • 9:00am approx. witness the last surviving weavers inside old Bengaluru, the process of reeling and dyeing silk yarn and weaving it
  • Visit an air conditioned silk saree showroom for shopping
  • If time permits, visit to the tombs of a few Sufi warriors who were martyred during the III Anglo - Mysore war
  • 10:30am the walk ends with a tasty breakfast at a South Indian outlet
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Children aged 0-8 can join the tour for free
  • Child ticket: Age 9-16
  • Senior ticket: Age 60+ . Carry a personal identity card for age proof
  • Comfortable walking shoes, light and comfortable clothing, sunglasses / sunscreen are highly recommended
  • Ladies are required to cover up to enter the temples, please wear long pants to cover your knees and a long-sleeved shirt or bring something to wrap around you to cover your shoulders. A scarf is also recommended for places that require you to cover your hair
  • Footwear must be removed outside the temple, but socks may be worn
  • This tour is not recommended for pregnant women, guests with heart problems or other serious medical conditions and those with walking disabilities or guests who will need use of a wheelchair
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • This voucher is valid only on the date and time specified
  • After booking, the operator will be in contact with you to reconfirm the meeting time and itinerary
  • The guide will meet you directly at the specified meet up point, holding a Klook sign
  • Please be at the meet up location 10 minutes prior to your scheduled pick up time
  • Please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays due traffic on certain routes

Meet Up Information:

  • Meet up time: 8:00am
  • Meet up location: Ulsoor gate police station near Hudson circle
  • Address: Corporation Cir, Cubbonpete, Nagarathpete, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560002

How to Get There:

  • The nearest railway stations to the meeting points are Bengaluru City Junction Railway Station (approx. 3 kms) and Bangalore Cantonment Railway Station (approx. 5 kms)
  • Town Hall Bus Station (approx. 1.2 kms), Corporation Bus Station (approx. 600 m) and K R Market Bus Station (approx. 800 m) are the nearby by local bus stops to the meeting point
  • The best way to reach the meeting point is by local cabs or auto
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 48 hours prior to the activity
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Reviews (3) 5.0
  • bo 18 Jan 2018
    Very organized tour with a knowledgeable tour guide! Thanks!
  • yuk yin 27 Jan 2018
    Itinerary is very smooth, the tour guide is very responsible, and patiently answer your questions, to participate in this trip can save a lot of trouble, it is very recommended itinerary.
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  • SHIN WEI 14 Jan 2018
    Visited temples and spinning mills, as well as breakfast, very happy trip.
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