Bangalore, known as the Garden City, is a hub for India's information technology. The capital city enjoys a moderate climate throughout the year and has beautiful gardens, lakes, parks and a plethora of tree-lined streets. With its rich cultural heritage, Bangalore offers historic monuments and cultural centers. Bangalore has become a great shopping destination for shoppers with numerous shopping options. Brigade road, Commercial Street, M G Road etc. are some of the most popular shopping places.
Mysore, known as the City of Palaces, is one of the most preferred tourist destinations in South India. With its magnificent palaces including the Mysore Palace, majestic buildings, beautiful gardens, tree lined streets, silks and sandalwood, Mysore attracts tourists in large numbers every year. Mysore, called as the City of Palaces, is well known for the Dasara festival, the state festival of Karnataka, which is celebrated during the month of September & October.
Located in the Western ghats, Ooty- the queen of hill stations, is one of the most popular hill stations in South India and draws a large number of tourists every year. Ooty, with its misty mountains, beautiful lakes, miles of tea gardens, eucalyptus trees and sprawling grass lands, is a land of picturesque picnic spots. Coonoor, located 19 kms from Ooty is another popular hill station in this region.