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Nandi hills


4500/- Per Person

Highlights

Price
4500/- Per Person
Location
Nandi hills
Recommended Stay
3 Days
Best time to visit
Throughout the years
Booking Available
No

Nandi hills

Distance from Bangalore: 60 kilometres

Best for all ages

Famous for: Hill Station and Natural Beauty

 

At an elevation of 1479 metres, the splendid Nandi hills are located around 60 kilometres away from Bangalore. The mesmerizing views and trekking excursions are the reasons tourists flock in numbers to this place.

The place is said to be named as such due to its resemblance with the Nandi or the sleeping bull. The favorable climate helped it to blossom into a popular summer retreat of British and also the famed Tipu Sultan. The birdwatchers can find comfort with the presence of rare species like; Nilgiri Woodpigeon, Yellow throated Bulbul, Pill millipedes, Shaheen Falcon, Whistling Thrush and others. You can also enjoy paragliding here.

The main attractions of this place include; Tipu’s Drop (cliff used to throw away prisoners), Horse Way (doorway to the fort), Summer Palace and Fort of Tipu Sultan (outside view is allowed), Secret Escape Route, Gavi Veerbhadra Swamy Temple, Sri Nandeeshwara Temple, Sri Bhoga Narasimha Temple, Sri Ugra Narasimha Temple, Sri Yoga Narasimha Temple, Brahmashram (Sri Ramakrishna meditation cave), River Palar Arkavati and Pennar and Amrith Sarovar (a beautiful lake).