Nandi Hills is summer resort of Bangalore. Also known as Nandidurga, it was one of the summer retreats of Tipu Sultan. Nandi hills gets its name from an ancient Nandi temple situated on this hill. The temple has a 1,000 year old sculpture of Nandi.
What to Expect
Early morning around 6.00 am in summer & 7.00 am in winter, you'll be picked up from Bangalore Hotel and drive to Nandihill, around 60 -65 km from Bangalore city. The Nandi hill stands at 4,851 feet above sea leval. On arrival, enjoy the foggy view of Nandi hill, and later have breakfast in a local restaurant. After breakfast visit the Tipu’s Drop : a 600 meter high cliff face. It is believed that condemned prisoners were pushed to their death here. There are also several beautiful temples including the Gavi Veerbhadra Swamy temple. After a visit to the museum, it's time for Lunch at a local restaurant.
After Lunch, visit Amruth Sarovar : a beautiful water lake that brims with lucid water all the year round. Then there's Arkavathi River Origi : Arkavathi River takes its birth on the south-west of the hill. You will also see a view of beautiful bungalows (built by the British) and impressive laid out gardens. The forests surrounding the hills are bountiful with flora & fauna. During your drive you'll see sunflower gardens and wine yards.
Evening between 4.00 pm - 5.00 pm. Driver will drop you back at Bangalore Hotel.
- Service of local English speaking tour guide
- Entry fee to all places
- Complimentary breakfast & lunch at local restaurant
- Transfer by private car
- Mineral water
- All taxes and service charges
What's Not Included
- Air or train fare
- Camera fee at monuments
- Expense arising out of unexpected circumstances, flight cancellation or delay
Know Before You Go
• 30 days before tour, no cancellation charges
• 29-10 days before tour, 25% of travel cost
• 09-3 days before tour, 50% of travel cost
• Less than 03 days before tour, no refund