About Tumkur :
Tumkur (Tumakuru) is
an industrial city located in the state of Karnataka. Since 28 August 2010,
Tumakuru has been accorded the status of a corporation city. It is situated at
a distance of 70 kilometers northwest of Bengaluru, along National Highway 206.
It is the headquarters of the Tumkur district.The cultivated products consist
chiefly of Coconut, millet, rice, pulses, arecanut and oil seeds. The chief
industries are the making of coarse cotton cloths, woolen blankets, ropes,
watches (Hindustan Machine Tools), WIPRO, TVSE, SCII and Karmobiles Ltd. which
is merged with Rane Madras. "Tumakuru Glow for Beauty Crowns"
SWARNMANDIR has been chiselling out the intricate nuances of gold crowns for
Miss India, Sponsored by TANISHQ and many Temple Crowns even for Sri
Channakeshava Temple, Belur... have their industries around the town. In 2011
this city is proposed to become a Municipal Corporation of Karnataka.
Tumakuru is believed to have been mutated possibly from "Tumbe ooru"
due to the abundance of Tumbe huuvu, a kind of flower, or Tamate ooru due to
the folk musical percussion instrument Tamate, that might have been used most
here. Also, it is called as the coconut city.
Pune is the seventh largest metropolis in India and the second
largest in the state of Maharashtra.It is situated 560 metres (1,837 feet)
above sea level on the Deccan plateau at the right bank of the Mutha river.Pune
city is the administrative headquarters of Pune district and was once the
center of power of the Maratha Empire. Pune is known to have existed as a town
since 847 AD. It was the first capital of the Maratha Empire under Chhatrapati
Shivaji Raje Bhosale. In the 18th century, Pune became the political centre of
Indian subcontinent, as the seat of Peshwas who were the prime ministers of the
About The Route
Moderate Route with 2 lane (no divider) for most part
Total buses in this route 15
Approximate Distance 771 Kms
Approximate Travel Time 12:50 Hrs
* the above might differ from time to time and operator to operator based on climate, bus condition, etc.