Bangalore is the capital of Karnataka. It is one of the fastest growing multi-ethnic cities of Asia. It is home to some of the most important industries of the country, especially the Information Technology industry and biotechnology industry. Due to the presence of a large number of IT companies, Bangalore is often called the 'Silicon Valley' of India. Bangalore houses some of India's leading organizations like ISRO, DRDO and the like. Bangalore is also a famous educational hub in the southern part of India. Bangalore, renamed as Bengaluru, is gifted with a pleasing climate. It has many gardens & parks, natural lakes, and other attractions. It offers a judicious mix of tradition and modernity. Bangalore enjoys great connectivity with all the important cities of the world. It is well connected with the nearby cities and towns by roadways. Buses are available to cities like Chennai, Mangalore, Coimbatore, Trivandrum, Kochi, Hyderabad and Pune among others.
Located on the foothills of the Eastern Ghats, Tirupati is one of the most popular pilgrim cities in South India. The city is popular for Venkateshwara Swamy Temple and receives hundreds of visitors every day from different corners of the country. Tirupati is well connected to the rest of the country through roadways, railways and airways. Srihari bus station, the major Tirupati bus station is the largest one in the state. APSRTC, run by Andhra Pradesh government operates Tirupati bus routes and Tirupati bus timings across the city. Tirupati has planned and well network of roads and buses to all nearby cities. Popular bus routes from the city are Tirupati to Bangalore, Tirupati to Guntur, Tirupati to Hyderabad, Tirupati to Vizag and Tirupati to Vijayawada.