Indicative Pick Up Time: 7:00 AM
Indicative Drop Off Time: 6:00 PM
Note: The timings are approximate and may vary based on traffic and other factors.
Morning: Exploring Nandi Hills
7:00 AM: Your private guide will pick you up from your hotel in Bangalore, and you'll begin your full-day excursion to the picturesque Nandi Hills.
Visit Nandi Hills: Once the serene summer retreat of Tipu Sultan, Nandi Hills is renowned for its natural beauty and historical significance. Enjoy a hiking adventure and birdwatching amid the lush surroundings.
Explore Ancient Temples: Discover the ancient temples on the hills that date back to the Chola period. The temple complex includes the "Arunachaleswara" shrine to the south and the "Bhoga Nandeeshwara" shrine to the north, showcasing exquisite architecture.
Midday: Tipu Sultan's Fort
Visit Tipu Sultan’s Fort: Explore the historic fort that stands atop Nandi Hills. Admire its five arches with minarets, showcasing the impressive art and architecture of the bygone era. This fort once served as the summer residence of Tipu Sultan.
Afternoon: Additional Sightseeing
Continue Exploring Nandi Hills: Take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape from Nandi Hills, offering a tranquil escape from the city's hustle and bustle.
Discover Hoysala Architecture: Explore the temple complex's unique Hoysala architecture, including the ornate pillars, sculptures of Hindu deities, and bas-reliefs depicting gods, goddesses, and ornate motifs.
Evening: Return to Bangalore
5:00 PM: Begin your journey back to Bangalore, reminiscing about the natural beauty and historical wonders you've experienced.
Drop Off: Bangalore Hotel
6:00 PM: Arrive back at your hotel in Bangalore, where your private guided day tour concludes. Bid farewell to your guide, filled with memories of a culturally and historically enriching day.