A Jogging Tour of Lal Bagh's Hidden Gems

Duration: 3h
Languages: English
Guru: Puneeth
Registered on September 03, 2023

I am an audio producer with Galata Podcast where I interact with India's top entrepreneurs, executives and change makers. I am the 7th generation in Bangalore and have been learning classical carnatic music, Argentine Tango. I have also been a Toastmaster for over 7 years.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

"Bow and enter, this is the temple of flowers"

A guided jog across the warm, beautiful, and lush Lal Bagh garden. We shall meet at the west gate and warm up by the lake, circumspect Lal Bagh with a 3-km run. In the middle, we will sneak into the Horticulture department to see beautiful flowers (and a tree I planted!)
We will then head to the historic MTR for a delicious, royal, and leisurely breakfast at the end of the tour.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Lalbagh West Gate, Vanivilas Rd, Vish...
    Lalbagh West Gate, Vanivilas Rd, Vishweshwarapura, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560004, India
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    I shall be near the fountain facing the west gate entrance. I am usually dressed in pink Tshirt and khaki shorts.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Lalbagh metro station

    Pick-up location and also the starting point of our route! P.S.: In a bygone era, this is where our city ended.

  • 2
    Entrance not included
    Lalbagh Lake

    Lace-up those sneakers and get ready to jog your way through Lalbagh like never before! 🌳 Picture this: you, surrounded by lush greenery, a gentle breeze caressing your face, and the tranquil Lalbagh lake as your running buddy. Let's turn your jog into a journey with a sprinkle of the latest trivia and anecdotes that will make your heart race in more ways than one! 💓

  • 3
    Free admission
    Glass House

    Now that we've got our heart rates up, it's time to shift gears and soak in the awe-inspiring beauty of Lalbagh's iconic Glass House! 🌺 Picture yourself strolling through a botanical wonderland encased in glass—a floral fiesta that's as Instagram-worthy as it gets. As we near the Glass House, get ready to be transported to a floral utopia that'll make your senses do a happy dance. Imagine a kaleidoscope of colors, a symphony of fragrances, and an ambience that whispers, "This is not your average garden!

  • 4
    Free admission
    Peninsular Gneiss

    Welcome to the rockstar side of Lalbagh, where the ground beneath your feet is as fascinating as the panoramic views around you. As you ascend Lalbagh's mini-mountain, you're stepping onto the geological red carpet—it's the Peninsular Gneiss showtime! But fear not, this trek isn't a geology lecture. It's a chance to bask in the natural beauty of Lalbagh while casually dropping impressive tidbits about the Peninsular Gneiss at your next social gathering. "Oh, this rock? It's just a few million years old. NBD

  • 5
    Outside visit

    After conquering Lalbagh's terrain and soaking in the wonders of Peninsular Gneiss, it's time to reward ourselves with the grand finale: a breakfast feast fit for champions at the legendary MTR! 🍽️🏆 We'll bid adieu to Lalbagh's greenery and make our way to Mavalli Tiffin Room, where breakfast dreams come true! Picture this: crispy masala dosas, fluffy idlis, and piping hot filter coffee that's a hug in a cup. At MTR, breakfast isn't just a meal; it's a culinary celebration.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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