Know about amazing cool splendid and adventurous Summer Holiday at Nandi Hills Karnataka – South India Hill Station

Popular summer holiday resort Nandi Hills is the hot favorite weekend hangout for the citizen of Bangalore city. Being the originating point of many rivers Nandi hills have luxuriant green and amazingly serene surroundings along with variety of wildlife. The place was the summer capital of Tipu Sultan. Hometown of Sir M. Visvesvaraya, the architect of modern Karnataka, Muddenahalli is just a few kilometers from Nandi Hills.
In the ancient history Nandi hills are mentioned as the penance place of Yogi Nandeeshwara. This is the place where Tipu Sultan constructed Nandidurga. Beside the 1300 year old Dravidian style Nandi temple, there are temples of Lord Shiva & Parvati, 9th century Bhoga Nandeeshwara temple roof of which constructed in the 11th century by Chola Kings.
For the comfort of tourists Karnataka tourism department is conducting tours to Nandi Hills from Bengaluru during the peak summer months of April – May.
The sparkling water of the Lake of Nectar, Amrita Sarovar is a major tourist attraction at the Nandi Hills. With the many small hills in surrounding hill resort Nandi hills is also hot favorite among the adventure tourism lovers as there is enough space for trekking and excursions.


Vital Tourist Information : Nandi Hills

Location :
Famous summer holiday resort Nandidurga or more popular Nandi hills is located in north of state capital city Bangalore at road distance of hardly 60 km


Mountain Range : South- Deccan plateau


Altitude : 1478 Meters


Near By City : Bangalore


State : Karnataka India


Region : South India


Famous as / For :
Popular Summer Holiday Resort in South India


Weather & Climate :
At Nandi Hills visitors can enjoy pleasantly moderate climate throughout the year.


Temperature :
Summer : Max. 29°C Min. 23°C
Winter : Max. 21°C Min. 11°C


Tourist Season :
Nandi Hills can be visited at any time during the year but still hot summer months of April and May are considered as the peak of tourist season.


Spoken Languages :
Kannada - Hindi - English


Souvenir / Shopping :
Being located quite close to state capital city Bengaluru, most of visitors are intended to shop at Bangalore.


Trekking/Excursions :
Muddenahalli is one of most popular excursion from the Nandi Hills. Biligirirangana Hills, Maddeikeri Hills and Agumbe Hills are few other famous excursions for the Nandi Hills travel.


Fair & Festivals :
Dashera is one of popular festival celebrations of Nandi hills when native perform artistic performance.


Travel Tips :
Accommodation is not a problem on Nandi Hills travel, visitors have options to chose from Hotel, Cottage, Tourist bungalow, Forest lodge and Guest House.


Must Visit Places :
Bhoga Nandishwara Temple - Tipu's Drop - Yoga Nandishvara Temple


How To Reach Nandi Hills Karnataka India


Basic Travel Info :
The best way of accessing Nandi Hills is to reach Bangalore by Train or Air journey and took a bus or hire a taxi for 60 odd Km road journey to Nandi Hills.
As the road distance between the Bangalore and Nandi Hills is just about 60 KM so many tourist enjoy the comfortable city accommodation at Bangalore and go for day trip to Nandi Hills.


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Chikkaballapur, at road distance of 24 KM is the nearest railway station for train journey to Nandi Hills but Bangalore [60KM] is given priority just for being on the main route of train journey and better connectivity with rest of country.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
A good number of buses are available from Chikkaballapur, Bangalore & other cities for road journey to Nandi Hills. Tourist also have option of hiring a taxi or tourist vehicle.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Bangalore is the nearest air terminus for air travel to Nandi Hills.