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Bangalore

Population:  12,339,447

Language: English, Hindi, Kannada

Elevation: 920 m (3,020 ft)

Climate: Max 35 °C (95 °F); Min 15.1 °C (59.2 °F)

Literacy: 75.42%

Green Cover:  40%

 

Enrich your health and wellness at Bangalore

 

Bangalore - South India’s most vibrant and beautiful city, and the capital of Karnataka, has many faces. It stands out as one of Asia’s largest healthcare and wellness hubs, a Garden City, and the Silicon Valley of India.

Due to its high elevation, Bangalore usually enjoys a more moderate climate throughout the year, although occasional heat waves can make summer somewhat uncomfortable. The coolest month is January with an average low temperature of 15.1 °C (59.2 °F) and the hottest month is April with an average high temperature of 35 °C (95 °F). The greater part of the year—except for the brief summers—is cool and agreeable. The monsoon, with moderate rainfall, lasts between the months of May and October.

Get treated at world-class hospitals and wellness centres

Should you choose Bangalore as your treatment destination, rest assured that you will find the world’s best multi-speciality and super speciality hospitals—staffed with highly experienced doctors, skilled surgeons, qualified paramedical staff, and dedicated support teams. The city is a veritable hub for quality medical care.

Hospitals in Bangalore cover almost every speciality. You can avail of high-quality care for paediatrics, neurology, urology, internal medicine, ophthalmology, psychiatry, oncology, radiology, obstetrics and gynaecology, and more. More specifically, considering cardiology hospitals and treatments in India, the city performs the highest number of cardiac surgeries; over 30% of these are paediatric cardiac surgeries.

Bangalore has several allopathic treatment centres, of which, Apollo Hospitals, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Fortis Hospital, and Narayana Hrudayalaya Pvt Ltd, are Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited—bringing the assurance of unparalleled quality. Thirty-five of the city’s hospitals hold accreditations with the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH). Over seventy labs are certified by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) and bear the highest standards.

Integrated hospitals with expertise in several streams of medicine provide simultaneous or recuperative treatments for patients. Medical treatments in Bangalore include Ayurveda and alternative medicine like Siddha, Unani, Homeopathy, Yoga, and Naturopathy. Retreat centres offer complementary therapies including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture and dietetics.

Top wellness and rehabilitation centres in Bangalore include Sukino Transitional Care facility, Soukya International Holistic Health Centre, Art of Living Centre, and Cadabam’s Amitha—a centre for short and long-term rehabilitation care.

A hub for medical tourism in India

Bangalore is one of your best options, when it comes to medical treatments in India. Your stay in Bangalore is guaranteed to be smooth and comfortable, what with diverse lodging facilities, from luxury brand hotels to serviced apartments that cater to every budget. Food options, too, are varied and range from world cuisines to home-cooked meals. Language in the city is not a barrier. English and Hindi are widely spoken, and several translators are available, if needed. But what truly makes Bangalore, Bangalore, are its people, who are warm, friendly and truly cosmopolitan.

The city is proud of its inclusive approach. Most public buildings, especially hospitals and malls, have ramps, disabled-friendly restrooms, and elevators. Travelling in Bangalore is easier for the disabled. KickStart cabs operate a fleet of specially designed vehicles for the disabled that aid ingress and egress. The city also has India’s highest number of disabled friendly parks.

The city’s Heli taxi service operates from KIA and HAL airports—bringing connectivity to a city with over 50 helipads, several of which are located at hospitals.

 Another reason why Bangalore makes for a perfect medical tourism destination is its connectivity to tourist hotspots and hill stations. Relax and rejuvenate after your treatment or if you just want to take a breather. The popular hill stations around Bangalore are Nandi Hills (61 km), Coorg (243 km), Chikmagalur (244 km), and Ooty (277 km). Mysore, a city rich in culture and heritage, and popular for wellness retreat centres, lies at a distance of 149 km.

A global city with state-of-the-art infrastructure

Bangalore’s connectivity, safety, infrastructure, and services are at par with most global cities. The cost of living is much lower compared to international standards. Bangalore ranks high on safety, especially for women and visitors. Religious freedom is a given, and the city has temples, churches and mosques in abundance.

The Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) connects the city to seventeen international destinations. Bangalore also connects to other cities with an extensive road and rail network. Air conditioned buses ply within the city and connect to major cities surrounding Bangalore. Connectivity within the city is seamless with the metro, tuk-tuks, private taxis and app-based cab services like Uber and Ola.

Network connectivity through mobile and internet is easy in Bangalore with over 400 Wi-Fi hotspots, and most public and private facilities being Wi-Fi enabled. 4G enabled prepaid SIM cards with data packs are available at the airport and in telecom shops around the city.

You will find plenty of gardens, parks, and tourist spots, including Lalbagh, Cubbon Park, Bannerghatta National Park, HAL Aerospace Museum, and the Bangalore Palace. The city also has myriad malls, movie theatres and a vibrant nightlife.

You can also choose to spend your rest and rejuvenation time beneficially by attending diverse classes, from cooking, photography, and painting to learning a new language.

Silk, handmade wooden toys, spices, and brass and bronze artefacts make good souvenirs to take back home.

eQui ensures your healthcare journey at Bangalore is a success

Choosing Bangalore as your international medical travel destination becomes easy with eQui. From helping you choose the best hospitals and doctors and facilitating every part of your treatment process to helping with travel, food, and leisure activities—eQui is your partner every step of the way. eQui makes sure that you reap all the benefits by arranging affordable treatment in India.