Top 5 Things you must take back from your Bengaluru trip

You cannot go back empty handed after visiting the Silicon Valley of India, Bengaluru. From its ancient temples, historical forts and palaces to the new age malls and party areas, there is much to experience in the city. Don’t miss picking up some souvenirs for yourself! 

Here are five items native to the state that serve as good and pocket friendly gifts for your family and friends and yourself too.

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Sandalwood Products

Sandalwood souvenirs are a must buy when visiting the state of Karnataka, the Land of Sandalwood. Don’t miss picking up some pure sandalwood products like incense sticks, sandalwood powder, sandalwood garland, sandalwood soaps, pieces of sandalwood, sandalwood soaps, miniature  idols and more.

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Channapatna Toys

Bright, delightful, fun and thoroughly enjoyable! Some of the words to describe the Channapatna wooden toys that are must buys for friends and family, especially if you have young children. Channapatna is located about 60 km from Bengaluru. You can even plan a trip to see how these toys are made enroute Bengaluru and Mysuru.

The toys are simple and colored with natural vegetable dyes, making them safe for kids to play with.

In addition to toys, you can also pick up some Channapatna wooden keychains, jewellery, home decor and more.

Mysore Silk Saree
Mysore Silk Sarees

In Karnataka, silk is mainly produced in the Mysore district. A striking feature of the Mysore silk sarees is the bold body colors, the intricate details of the zari that are done in silver and pure gold threads. The soft feel and smooth drape of these sarees make them a must-have in your saree collection.

The Mysore silk sarees are available in traditional as well as contemporary designs. Don’t forget to pick one!

Mysore Pak - Sweet
Mysore Pak

One cannot leave Bengaluru without a box of its famous sweet, the Mysore Pak. It is made of gram flour, sugar syrup and generous amount of ghee to give it its texture and taste! It is available in most sweet shops in the city and will definitely keep you asking for more!

Coorg Coffee
Coorg Coffee

Coorg is known for its coffee estates. The coffee from here is shade grown, making it low on acidity and giving it intense depth and flavor. These are reasons enough to take home a pack of coffee powder and maybe add a traditional coffee filter to your shopping basket to savor the amazing flavors back home.

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