Bangalore or Bengaluru is the capital city of the southern state of Karnataka. It is the 3rd most populous city in India. Bangalore is the IT hub of India with majority of leading IT companies having their offices in the city. Because of this, Bangalore is often referred to as the ''Silicon Valley of India''. Since, Bangalore is a growing city; it has to face several socio-economic, pollution and logistic problems. Lots of major research and educational institutes can be found in Bangalore. Various aerospace, heavy industries, telecom and technology companies can also be found in the city. It is the 2nd fastest growing metropolitan city of India. Bangalore is also home to the Kannada film industry with an annual rate of 80 movies. In 2012, Lonely Planet magazine named Bangalore as the 3rd city in top ten cities to visit. Lots of international concerts are held in Bangalore because of which it is also known as the ''Metal/Rock capital of India".
Goa is a city located on the western coastline of India and shares its border with the Arabian Sea. Goa attracts tourists from all around the world due to sparkling waters, palm trees and white sandy beaches. All cities are a perfect harmony of modern lifestyle and colonial charm which instantly wins your heart. Goa's weather is similar to that of Mumbai's and the best season to visit if Monsoon if you want to enjoy the greenery. Most of the tourists visit Goa during New Years as it is one of the best places to party in the world with lots of pubs and discotheques located throughout the state. The residents themselves are not so enthusiastic about the party lifestyle seen in the cities but endorse it anyway as it forms the spine of the state's economy. Lots of businesses are in complement to the tourism industry and you can find hotels on every corner.
It takes 1 hour to 3 hours to reach from Bangalore to Goa. The first daily flight for Goa leaves at 6.20 AM and reaches at 7.30 AM. The last daily flight leaves Bangalore at 2.10 PM. The overall last flight leaves at 5.45 PM and reaches Goa at 6.50 PM. Since this route is not as busy as other routes, many flights except the ones mentioned above run on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays and all days except Saturday. Go Air, Air India, SpiceJet, Indigo and Jetair provide flights between Bangalore and Goa. There are 8 flights on almost all days.
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