Nandi Hills, Bangalore

Nandi Hills | One of the best places to visit in Bangalore

LocationChikkaballapur, Bangalore (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsThe 5 INR is an entry fee per person for these hills and is open from 6 AM to 10 PM every day of the week.
Place TypeCaves, Nature Sites and Parks
Place visit withMarried Couples, Unmarried Couples
Best time to visitSeptember, October, November, December

About Nandi Hills

Nandi Hills also known as Nandidurga or Nandi Betta is an ancient hill located in Chikkabalapur district of Karnataka. Nandi Hills was developed by the Ganga dynasty in the 11th century and was also used by Tipu Sultan as a summer retreat. Nandi Hills, situated at an altitude of 4851 meters above sea level, is a favorite destination for all nature lovers and a popular picnic spot. Some breathtaking views, rare vegetation, cool fresh air and serenity make the hills a perfect vacation spot.

Interesting facts about Nandi Hills

  1. These hills are home to a large variety of flora and fauna, including eucalyptus trees, eucalyptus woodpeckers, falcons, millipedes and more.
  2. Two ancient temples dedicated to Lord Shiva are situated in the hills.
  3. Tourists can see the wonderfully carved arches and grand pillars with painted ceilings and walls.
  4. Nandi Hills has temples and monuments and is surrounded by mesmerizing views which make this place a secret paradise for travellers.
  5. Nandi Hills has a garden/play area for families and children to relax and play.
  6. Sunrise on the top of Nandi hills is captivating. Arrive before sunrise to enjoy the view.

How to reach Nandi Hills

By Road:- You can also drive or bike to Nandi Hills by road.

By Rail:- The nearest railway station to Nandi Hills is Oddarahalli which is 16 km away from here one can easily reach the hill by booking a cab or Ola.

By Air:- The nearest airport to Nandi Hills is Hindustan Airport, which is about 42 km away. The hill can be easily reached by booking a taxi.

Nearby famous places

  • ISKCON Temple Bangalore 9 km away
  • Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple 9.7 km away
  • Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat 8.9 km away
  • Mantri Square 7.8 km away
  • Handi Suwara Theatre 1.8 km away
  • Sankey Tank 8.4 km away
  • Parshwanath Sushil Dham 4 km away
  • JP Park 6.3 km away
  • Shine Spa for Sheraton 5.6 km away
  • Rangoli Metro Art Center 3.2 km away
  • Myhikes Adventures 5.9 km away

Nandi Hills FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Chikkaballapur, Bangalore.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Nandi Hills: The 5 INR is an entry fee per person for these hills and is open from 6 AM to 10 PM every day of the week..

𝒜. You should visit Nandi Hills during September, October, November, December months for best experience.

🛑Note: We don't guarantee for info accuracy.