Travel Nandi Hills Weekend Tourist Destination of Bangalore
Nandi Hills in Bangalore is one of the famous tourist destinations attracting tourists from abroad and the country. For the locals and people living around Bangalore, Nandi hills is a perfect weekend travel destination.
Place is around 60 km from Bangalore and is famous for ancient hill fortress that is perfect for weekend or a day trip holiday. However you can enjoy a more relaxed and entertaining holiday if you visit the place on weekdays as there’s less crowd. Also you will face less traffic to reach here on weekdays.
What Nandi Hills is famous for?
1. Bird watching
4. Four rivers originiate from the hills (Arkavathy, Penner, Palar and Ponnaiyar)
5. 1200 year old Nandi temple
6. Ancient Lord Shiva and Parvatit Mata temple
7. The Bhoga Nandeeshwara temple of the 9th century
8. Tipu’s Drop
9. Tipu Sultans Fort
10. Nehru Nilaya & Gandhi House – Both stayed here.
There is lot more Nandi Hills have to offer to the tourists. All you need to do is visit the place and enjoy the nature, spirituality and the adventure there.
Like all other tourists places in the world you have to pay highly to enjoy the luxury of the place. You can get accommodation from 250 to 1000 rupees per day and you can avail all the modern facilities here.
Hills are open from 9 in the morning to 6 in the evening however reservations can be made till 9pm.
Entry fee to thee hilss is rupees 5 per head for anyone above 12 years of age and you have to pay separately to take your vehicles. Vehicle fee is as follows:
Car Parking – INR 80
Two wheelers – INR 15
Bused or Trucks – INR 100
Entry for school children or disabled person is free.