Hello! Welcome to Bangalore. Bangalore is known as the Garden City as well as the Silicon Valley of India. You have various places to chill out, for shopping, for business meetings, fun, adventure and everything. The best part about Bangalore is that it offers all these facilities to every kind of a visitor to Bangalore.
First of all you might land at BIAL (Bangalore International Airport) at Devanahalli. From the airport to any part of the city VOLVO buses are available which are of pretty affordable costs. No need to go for a cab which might cost almost 4 times more. If you are arriving to bangalore by rail still you have the prepaid auto facility and nearby main bus stands like magestic, market and Sivajinagar which will help for commute to any part of the city.
For accommodation generally you will find lot of lodges near majestic which are for general public. If you are looking for some posh hotels to check-in you have 3-star hotel options like Hotel Nandhini - St Marks Road, Ramada Hotel - No. 11, Park Road, Shivajinagar, TAPGold Crest - No - 37, MTB Road, Opposite Nandani Hotel Road, Parallel To JC Road, Near Minerva Circle, the Infantry Hotel - 66, Infantry Road, 4-star hotels like IRIS hotel near brigade road, ROYAL Orchid - Dickenson road, The Pride -Richmond Road, Regaalis - Lavelle road, 5-star hotels like The Park- MGRoad, Taj Westend- Race course road, The Gateway Hotel- Residency road, The Chancery Pavillion- Residency road, The Oberoi- MG road, The Lalit Ashok- Kumara Krupa highgrounds, Le Merdien- Sankey road, Leela Galleria (Leela Palace)- Old airport road.
For shopping you have some of the best malls such as Mantri Mall in malleshwaram, Phoenix City Mall in Mahadevapura, Garuda Mall near brigade road, FORUM in Koramangala, LIDO mall in Ulsoor, UB City on Vittal Mallya road. Also if you are interested you can visit MG road, Brigade Road, Commercial Street for shopping. The Malls also have facilities for multiplexes where you can chill out with your friends and family for cinema.
If you are interested in parks and gardens you can visit Cubbon Park, LalBagh, Ulsoor lake for boating, Lumbini gardens near hebbal, new parks in sadashivnagar. You can also visit Bangalore Palace, Tippu Sultan Palace near market, Isckon temple in chord road rajajinagar, Bull temple in basavangudi, if they match your interests. Wonderla near bidadi and Fun World near Frazer town are places of fun, game and adventure which include water games as well. Resorts are pretty far away from the centre of the city. So be thoughtful of time.
Also the traffic in bangalore is pretty high. So plan your trip to bangalore and the places you want to visit much ahead of time. You can check out the cost, availability, timings of all the places that I have mentioned above on net. I have tried my best to give you the utmost necessary information for your stay in bangalore. I hope it will be useful.
I wish you a very happy and enjoyable stay in bangalore. For any clarifications you can contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org