Weekend Trip to Nandi Hills , Karnataka
- Temples and Hill Stations
Summer 23 to 40°C
Winter 10 to 32°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Hyderabad: 534 kilometers / 7 h ,3 m
Best Time To Visit
Also known as Nandidurga, Nandi Hills are small hillocks near Bangalore. It is located at a distance of 65 kilometer away from Bangalore and nestled at a height of 1478 meters above sea level. It was the famous summer resort of Tipu Sultan because it remains blessed with pleasant climate every year. The hill has been named after the famous statue of mythical bull ‘Nandi’ who guards the outside of the Yoganandeeshwara Temple. The hillock is scattered with wide variety of flora species such as Coffee Arabica and Eucalyptus. Besides flora species, various species of birds and animals can also be spotted there.
How to Reach Nandi Hills
Chikkaballapur is the nearest railway station to Nandi Hills. It is located at a distance of 9 kilometers away from Nandi Hills. The railway station is well-connected to nearby cities such as Hyderabad, Bangalore and Mumbai. Taxis ply between Chikkaballapur Railway Station and Nandi Hills.
Bangalore International Airport is the nearest airport to Nandi Hills. Bangalore airport is well-connected to major cities such as Hyderabad, Pune and Mumbai. It is located at a distance of 58 kilometers from Nandi Hills. Taxis ply between Bangalore Airport and Nandi Hills.
The National Highway 7 connects Hyderabad and Nandi Hills. The road journey from Hyderabad to Nandi Hills will approximately take around 7 hours. State government and deluxe buses ply between Nandigrama, Bangalore and Chikkaballapur to Nandi hills.