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Visiting Bengaluru & Other Travel

 

Date: 17 & 18 March 2023

Venue: 

Bangalore International Centre (BIC), Bengaluru, Karnataka, India  

BIC has been specifically designed with the vision of an institution that “encouraged the intellect, facilitated an open dialogue and stimulated the senses.”

Forum Venue Address:

Bangalore International Centre, 7, 4th Main Road,Domlur II Stage, Bengaluru 560 071 Karnataka

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How to reach the Forum Venue?

By Air: 

  • To reach the Forum venue, the nearest airport is Kempegowda International Airport (Airport code: BLR). 
  • From the airport, it will take around an hour and a half by road to reach the venue. A number of autos and taxis are available easily from outside the airport. 
  • You may visit the taxi reservation counters within the airport, or use apps like Uber or Ola to book your ride. 

By Train: 

  • The nearest train station to BIC is KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Station Code: SBC). It is well connected with all major railway stations in India.
  • A number of taxis and autos are available from the train station to BIC. It takes 25-30 mins from the station to the venue.
  • You may also take a direct Metro to Indiranagar from the Nadaprabhu Kempegowda Station, Majestic towards Baiyappanahalli (Purple line) from Platform 1. The journey takes approximately 15-20 min. 

Travelling within Bengaluru:

You may choose between a metro ride or private taxis depending on your origin and destination. Please use Google Maps to find the best means of transport.

What to see and do in Bengaluru and beyond: 

To explore Bengaluru and beyond you can visit: https://www.karnatakatourism.org/ and https://www.incredibleindia.org/content/incredible-india-v2/en.html

For pre- and post-Forum travel options within India, please see below for the contact details of Agami preferred travel agency – Sam Leisure Tours and Travels.

Your contact at Sam Leisure Tours is:

Sampath Kumar, Mobile: +91-9886447791,  +91-8310476672, Email and Skype ID: [email protected]

Reference: Agami

Sampath will be able to assist you with any travel requirements and happy to make any suggestions to suit your domestic travel needs while visiting our incredible India.

Hotels you may choose to stay in:

1. Taj Bangalore, MG Hotel

Hotel Website: https://www.tajhotels.com/en-in/taj/taj-bangalore/

Distance from the venue: 3 kms (about 10 mins drive)

Number of stars: 5 star

Cost: INR 10,000-20,000

2. JW Marriott, Bangalore 

Hotel website: https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/blrjw-jw-marriott-hotel-bengaluru/overview/

Distance from the venue: 6 kms (about 18 mins drive)

Number of stars: 5 star

Cost: INR 15,000 – 20,000

3. ITC Maurya, Bangalore

Hotel website: https://www.itchotels.com/in/en/itcgardenia-bengaluru 

Distance from the venue: 7.5 kms (about 20 mins drive)

Number of stars: 5 star 

Cost: INR 15,000 – 20,000

4. Hyatt Centric, Bangalore

Hotel website: https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/india/hyatt-centric-mg-road-bangalore/blrhy/rooms 

Distance from the venue: 4 kms (about 10 mins drive)

Number of stars: 5 star

Cost: INR 8,000-15,000

5. The Park, Bangalore

Hotel website: https://www.theparkhotels.com/bangalore/ 

Distance from the venue:  3 kms (about 10 mins drive)

Number of stars: 5 star 

Cost: INR 6,500 – 9,000

6. Ramada Encore, Bangalore

Hotel website: https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/ramada/h-b-c-s-layout-bangalore-india/ramada-encore-bangalore-domlur/overview 

Distance from the venue: 4.2 kms (about 10 mins drive)

Number of stars: 3 star

Cost: INR 4,500-5,500

7. The Monarch, Bangalore

Hotel website: https://monarchhotels.in/infantry-road.php

Distance from the venue: 5kms (about 12 mins drive)

Number of stars: 3 star 

Cost: INR 3,500-5,000

8. The Bloom, Bangalore

Hotel Website:https://staybloom.com/hotels/bengaluru/bloom-hotel-indiranagar.

Distance from the venue: 1.2 kms (about 5 mins drive)

Number of stars: 3 star 

Cost: INR 4,000-5,000

Some reliable websites you may use to book your hotels include agoda.com, booking.com, and makemytrip.com. 

We have not visited any of these hotels personally, and we encourage you to visit their websites and check their reviews before booking.