What to do on a stopover in Bangalore, India

Mar 27, 2017

From unwinding at a verdant yoga retreat to catching a live performance with local hipsters at a craft-beer hangout, here’s what to do if you have only 24 hours in Bangalore.

Recharge at a holistic yoga retreat


Shreyas Yoga Retreat is a luxury property set in more than 10ha of green space. Its regular yoga and meditation sessions (above) will have you completely rejuvenated. Don’t miss its traditional Ayurvedic therapies as well as organic masks and scrubs made with ingredients from its garden.

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Feast like a maharajah


Take your pick of five restaurants and pubs serving authentic regional Indian and international cuisine at the grand old ITC Windsor, Bengaluru. Or dig into a five-course surprise at chic farm restaurant Grasshopper. Dishes include prawns with wasabi cream, ginger, lumpfish caviar and toasted seaweed. Fans of Mediterranean cuisine should not miss Olive Bar & Kitchen’s Sunday brunches (above).