Bangalore - Nandhi HillsNandhi hills, a hot favourite among Bangaloreans who find this an ideal get-away for weekends. The 1478-m high Nandi hills is the originating point of many rivers. It is located 60kms north of Bangalore, Karnataka.
At an altitude of 1468 m above sea level, is the Nandi hills resort. It was used to be the favorite summer getaway of Tipu Sultan, is now a popular picnic spot with its awesome fort, sprawling lawns and two ancient temples. A fantastic, awe-inspiring cliff fall of almost 2000 feet is known as Tipu's Drop, the views from which are simply stupendous. The stone fortress on the hill is of special interest to students of history. the forests surrounding the hills, abound with wild animals. Around the Nandi hills are several smaller hills, which can be visited on foot.
How to Get There:By Air: The nearest airport is Bangalore.
By Rail: The nearest railhead is Chikkaballapur.
By Road: Nandi Hills is connected by road to Bangalore and Chikkaballapur.
Where to Stay:Hotel Mayura Pine Top Nandi Hills.
Guest House of the Horticulture Department.
Best time to visit is throughout the year.
Places to Visit:Bangalore Palace, Bheemeshwari Wildlife Sanctuary, Cubbon Park, Lal Bagh Gardens, etc.,
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