Nandi Hills is situated at the east of Bangalore and offer magnificence beauty and scenic view to the explorers and travelers. Quiet lake, magnificent forest, old temples, and stunning backgrounds make it a picture-perfect weekend escape. And one of the extreme places to visit in Karnataka during Summer.
Review dawn from the hilltop in the midst of cloud, haze and dim climate is most likely a rich treat to the spirit. The place has an ancient meaning. Tipu Sultan and his eminence resigned here at Nandi Hills when they desired to get away from the upheaval of fights and the warmth of the plain land. It gets its name from the ancient Nandi or bull which is meant to be the mount of Lord Shiva.
Attractions: Nandi Temple, century-old Lord Shiva Temple, and Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple are the primary attractions.
Nearby places: Chikballapur, Kurudumale, Nrityagram, Kolar
Best Time to visit: An ideal place to visit all year round
Peak Season: November to February
- By Air: The nearest International Airport is Bangalore Airport, hardly one hour drive from Nandi Hills. It is connected to many major cities in India and abroad.
- By Rail: The nearest station is located in Chikkaballapur, 19 Kms from Nandi Hills. It’s very well connected to the nearby towns of Chikkaballapur.
- By Road: Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) and some private travel services provide buses service to reach here. It is 19 Kms from Chikballapur, 22 Kms from Mustoor, 24 Kms from Harobande, 57 Kms from Bangalore, 96 Km from Hosur. There many ways to reach Nandi Hills.