Welcome to Nandi Hills

Around Nandi Hills is one of India’s premier wine-growing regions.

Top experiences in Nandi Hills

Travel guides

Starting at $45.49

Image for

Nandi Hills activities

$118 Cultural & Theme Tours

Bangalore's Countryside on a Bicycle

On this tour, you will ride through the countryside (Nandi village) to experience the scenic beauty of the Nandi hills, while you visit a beautiful temple with influences from several dynasties as well as a quaint train station whose British style building is still intact. You will also visit a silk processing unit and a potter’s unit, where you can learn how a silk yarn is made and try your hand at the potter’s wheel. This tour is inclusive of breakfast, lunch and non-alcoholic beverage along the trail and will be a guided experience. Start point of the tour - Hard Rock Cafe, off MG RoadStart time of the tour - 6:30 AM  End point of the tour - Hard Rock Cafe, off MG RoadEnd time of the tour - Latest 5:00 PMDuration - 10:30 hours (includes 3 hours of travel time to and from Nandi village)We will meet you at Hard Rock cafe at 6:30 AM and start driving by 6:45 AM to reach Nandi village by 8:00 AM. We will start our day with a quick and nutritious breakfast before getting outfitted with a bike and helmet that will be provided to you. After a safety briefing, we will take off along the trail. The cycling trail will conclude by lunch time. Post an elaborate buffet lunch, you will relax and drive back to the city.  Approximate Distance Cycled: 25 Kms at easy pace

$53 Day Trips & Excursions

Nandi Hills, Amruth Sarovar Full-Day Private Tour with Lunch

You will be picked up at your hotel in Bangalore between 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM depending on the season and then transferred to Nandi Hill (approx. 65 km from Bangalore city). Standing at a height of 4851 feet above sea level, Nandi Hill greets you on your arrival. Have breakfast at a local restaurant while enjoying the gorgeous view and ambiance of the place. Then you will be taken to visit the Tipu’s Drop, which is a 600 m high cliff face. It is rumored that the condemned prisoners were pushed to their death from here. There are a number of beautiful temples found in these picturesque hills including the Gavi Veerbhadra Swamy Temple. After the exploration of the temples, you will stop by a museum to learn more about Nandi Hills.Afterwards enjoy a lunch break at a local restaurant followed by the amazing view the Amruth Sarovar. The Amruth Sarovar is a mesmerizing lake with clear lucid water filled to the brim all year round. Depending on your preference, the weather and water level, sometimes you can go down the lake and enjoy the cool beautiful water. There is another water body in this region that heightens the beauty of Nandi Hills - the Arkavathi River. This river originates on the south west of the hills and you can catch a glimpse of some beautiful bungalows with impressive gardens built by the British. The lush greenery of the forest is enhanced by the sunflower gardens and grapevines. The flora and the fauna add to the attraction of this place. After the tour ends, you will be dropped off at your hotel around 4:00 - 5:00 PM.

Nandi Hills in detail