For those who come to Karnataka, or especially Benguluru, their trips are never complete without a visit to the gorgeous Nandi Hills. Located at a convenient distance of approximately 65 kilometers from Bengaluru, the Nandi Hills is a place every Karnataka tourism guide will recommend you. Known for its picturesque setting and stunning views, the hill stands overseeing the city, offering a chance for tourists to soar up the clouds. It has an elevation o approximately 1,500 meters and can give you shivers when you reach the top. The views, the small parks and the restaurants on top make it a perfect place for family and friends get together.
Its unparalleled views of sunrise. Visitor start from their places as early as 2:00 AM in the morning to see the sun peacefully rising from the horizons sipping a cup of coffee. Your profile pictures for the next six months can be from Nandi Hills.
How to Reach:
Though there are direct buses from Bengaluru to Nandi Hills and frequently, you cannot witness the sunrise from the mountains. For best views and shivers, rent a two wheeler or a self-drive vehicle from your place and reach within a couple of hours. You can rent two wheelers starting from approximately Rs. 500 and self-drive vehicle depending on their pricing. Cabs from Bengaluru will cost you approximately Rs. 2,500 for one way and can increase depending on the size of the car.
The cost to enter Nandi Hills is approximately Rs. 5. If you are taking a vehicle, parking charges do apply.
6:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Carry sweaters or pullovers when you are going there to witness the sunrise. It gets really cold out there in the mornings. After 8:00 AM, when the sun comes out, the temperatures become normal. But to survive the temporary frost, carry heavy clothing. Also, start early if you want to avoid the crowd in the morning. The place is really crowded during the weekends.