Bangalore Walking Tour In Nagarathpet - The Silk Tales
- 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
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.