Nandi Hills Day Trip from Bangalore
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Product Code : AGORA214
Experience a day of natural beauty and historical significance with this day trip from Bangalore to Nandi Hills. Your journey begins with a visit to the sacred Nandi Temple atop the hill, providing sweeping views of the surrounding landscapes. Gaze in wonder at Tipu's Drop, a steep cliff of historical importance, and explore Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace, now a museum showcasing Indo-Islamic treasures. Savor local cuisine at lunch and delve into history at the Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple, known for its intricate 9th-century architecture. Your day concludes with a serene walk around Amrita Sarovar Lake, and your guide will return you to your Bangalore hotel, with the option to tailor the itinerary to your preferences.
9:00 AM - Your day of exploration begins with the welcoming smile of your expert guide, who will collect you from your Bangalore hotel. The journey to the picturesque Nandi Hills, situated approximately 60 km away, is marked by lush landscapes and anticipation.
10:00 AM - As you arrive at Nandi Hills, you'll find yourself surrounded by its captivating beauty. Your first stop is the Nandi Temple, a revered shrine that crowns the hill. Dedicated to Nandi, the faithful mount of Lord Shiva, this temple offers panoramic views of the lush hills and undulating valleys. Take a moment to soak in the tranquil grandeur of the surroundings.
11:00 AM - The next chapter of your adventure unfolds as you visit Tipu's Drop, a precipitous cliff that echoes with historical echoes. It is said that Tipu Sultan, the valiant ruler, once used this cliff to mete out justice to prisoners. The breathtaking view from this vantage point is sure to leave you awestruck and contemplative.
12:00 PM - Your journey then leads to Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace, a striking example of Indo-Islamic architecture. Once a favored retreat for Tipu Sultan during the scorching summers, the palace now houses a museum with an exquisite collection of artifacts from Tipu Sultan's era. Immerse yourself in the history and artistry of this regal abode.
1:00 PM - It's time to satisfy your culinary cravings with a sumptuous lunch at a local restaurant, where you can relish the regional cuisine, flavors, and spices that define the local gastronomy.
2:00 PM - Post-lunch, you'll be enchanted by the Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple, an architectural gem dating back to the 9th century. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple is celebrated for its intricate carvings and masterful architecture. Your guide will regale you with tales of the temple's history and significance.
3:30 PM - The journey draws to a serene conclusion with a visit to the Amrita Sarovar Lake, cradled at the base of the hill and ensconced in luxuriant greenery. The placid lake is a haven of tranquility. Take a leisurely stroll around its shores, allowing the serenity of the surroundings to wash over you.
4:30 PM - Your extraordinary day trip culminates as your guide accompanies you back to your hotel in Bangalore. Every moment has been a testament to the captivating beauty and rich history of Nandi Hills.
Note: This itinerary is entirely flexible and can be tailored to your unique preferences and interests, ensuring your day is as delightful as it is insightful.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.