Details about the Tourist places near Nandi Hills and places to visit along with the Entry Fee, Timings, Time to Spend, How to Reach, Address.

Nandi Hills offers a number of tourist places for tourists near the hills. One can enjoy the lush green surroundings and the cold breeze.

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Places to visit near Nandi Hills

The tourist places near Nandi Hills are Tipu’s Drop, Tipu’s Summer Residence, Amrita Sarovar, Brahma Ashram, Visvesvaraya Museum, Nehru Nilaya, and Grover’s Zampa Vineyard.

Grover’s Zampa Vineyard

Grover Zampa Vineyards

Grover Zampa Vineyard is the wine company producer located in Doddaballapura in Karnataka. This is the 2nd largest wine-producing company and Vineyard in India. This Vineyard is started in 1988 by Kanwal Grover. He used to work in the Space and Defence procurement industry, his love with wine production company is because of his frequent visit to France.

In 1982 Kanwal Grover invited George Vesselle the world’s renowned expert in Champagne Wines to India and in 1992, the owned land in Daddaballapura and started wine production as Grover Vineyards.

In 2012, Grover Vineyards and Vallee De Vin merged together and started a new company as Grover Zampa. In 2018 this vineyard produced 220,000 cases of wine per year and occupied the 2nd place in India in the production of wines after Sula Vineyard in Nashik that produces more than million cases a year. Some of the major brands produce here are La Reserve Blanc, Grover Sauvignon Blanc, Vijay Amritraj Reserve Collection White, Zampa Soiree Brut, Shiraz Still Rose, Zampa Soiree Brut Rose, La Reserve Red, Auriga Brut, and Chenee Grande Reserve.

Visitors can see the process of winemaking, how the grapes are been segregated, cleaned, fermented, filtered and the complete making of wine can be viewed and experience.

Awards

Grover Zampa was the first vineyard and production company in India growing and producing tempranillo grapes. This is one of the Largest Wine Exporters in India exporting to Japan, Australia, and the United States and in 2017; this is named Winery of the year by Sommelier India.

Entry Fee

The entry for the plant tour costs Rs 200 and Rs 500 will be charged for the tour and tasting of 4 wines per head.

Timings

The Grover Zampa Vineyards will be open on all days of the week from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

How to Reach

Electronic City to the Vineyards in Bangalore the distance is 61 KM and one can reach within 2 hours.

On the way to Nandi Hills from Bangalore, the first place you can find is the Grover Zampa Vineyard and one can reach Nandi Hills by traveling 21 KM for 35 minutes through taxi or the own vehicle.

Address

Grover Zampa Vineyards, Raghunathapur, Doddaballapur Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 561205, India.

Tipu’s Drop Nandi Hills

Tipu's Drop Nandi Hills

Tipu’s Drop is one of the oldest tourist places to visit near Nandi Hills. This place is located on the hilltop that is elevated 600 meters above the ground. One can get a beautiful view of the hill ranges from the top of the hill. This place is a must-visit place for nature lovers.

Legends say that, at the time of Tipu Sultan the prisoners used to drop from the hill as a punishment for their wrongdoing things. It is believed that the sounds of the rustling leaves are the screams of the prisoners who were pushed off from the hilltop.

The main attraction of this Tipu’s Drop is the view of Sunrise. One will fall in love with that place if they have a Sunrise view.

Tipu's drop a famous tourist place near Nandi Hills

This drop is the place where numbers of people committee Suicide, fallen off, and slipped. Now the government is making some preparations to prevent such accidents. A grill is constructed from Mayura Hotel till the Tipu’s Drop. This grill is 450 meters long and 5.5 feet high. From the government, funds were been collected for Rs 50 Lakh for this project.

Best Time to Visit

One can visit this place any time in the year but the ideal recommended time is from September to March.

As the Hill is located close to the Arabian Sea, one can experience the humidity.

Timings

6:00 AM in the morning to 10:00 PM in the evening are the opening and closing times of this drop.

Time to spend

One can spend a maximum of one to two hours to explore and enjoy the beauty of the place.

 Entry Fee

The entry will be charged Rs 5 per person.

For 2 wheelers parking, they charge Rs 15 and for 4 wheelers parking the charges are Rs 60 per vehicle.

How to Reach

Nandi Hills to Tipu’s Drop – This 4 min walk i.e., 350 meters from the hills to the Drop.

Address

Tipu’s Drop, Nandi Hills, Karnataka 562103, India.

Tipu’s Summer Residence

 Tipu’s Summer Residence

The Tipu’s Summer Residence is the palace initiated by Haidar Ali and was completed by Tipu Sultan. This palace was used by Tipu Sultan as the summer resort. The Residence is named Tashk-e-Jannat which means as Envy of Heaven.

The construction of the palace is used by wood and is displayed with brilliant carved arches and pillars with beautiful paintings on the walls and ceilings.

Tipu's Summer Residence a tourist places near Nandi Hills.

Entry Fee

The entry fee will be charged for the people who visit the palace. For Indians, it is charged Rs 15 per person and for foreigners, it costs Rs 200 per person.

Photography

The cost for the camera is Rs 25

How to Reach

Nandi Hills to Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace – 64 KM and need to have 2 hours journey.

Address

Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, Tippu Sultan Palace Rd, Chamrajpet, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560018, India.

Amrita Sarovar Nandi Hills

Amrita Sarovar tourist place near nandi hills

Amrita Sarovar is the place near Nandi Hills and is also known as “The Lake of Nectar” or “Lake of Ambrosia”. This Amrita Sarovar is one of the tourist places near Nandi Hills and is the major source of water supply for this region. The water in the lake remains filled throughout the year and sparkles at night time. This Sarovar is one of the main attractive places to the tourists on the visit to Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple, Sri Ugra Narasimha Temple and Chabootra.

Timings

The Amruth Sarovara Pond will be opened from 6:00 AM in the morning till 6:00 PM in the evening.

Time to Spend

1 to 2 Hours

How to Reach

Nandi Hills to the pond – 600 meters and one can reach within 10 minutes’ walk.

Address

Amruth Sarovara Pond, Nandi Hills, Karnataka 562103, India.

Brahma Ashram, Nandi Hills

Brahmashram a tourist place near nandi hills

The Brahma Ashram is the cave near Nandi Hills and is the perfect spot of the silent and solitude. This Ashram is used by Sage Ramakrishna Paramhamsa for his meditation in this cave.

Timings

6:00 AM to 10:00 PM the Ashram will be opened.

Time to Spend

1 to 2 hours is the maximum time one can spend.

Entry Fee

The entry fee is free of cost.

How to Reach

Nandi Hills to the Ashram – 500 Meters and is nearly a 10-minute walk to the place.

Address

Nandi Hill Caves, Nandi Hills, Karnataka 562103, India.

Visvesvaraya Museum Muddenahalli

Visvesvaraya Museum Muddenahalli

Muddenahalli is the village that houses M. Visvesvarayya Memorial. This is a very famous museum in the region that showcases M. Visvesvarayya’s paintings, writings, and photographs. On the occasion of the 150th birthday on September 15th 2010 the museum was renovated. The prestigious award was awarded “Bharata Ratna” for him and is displayed in the museum.

Timings

The museum will be open from morning 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Time to Spend

One can spend a maximum of 1 to 2 hours in the museum.

Entry Fee

The Entry is free of cost.

Best Time to Visit

The ideal time to visit the museum is between the months of October to June.

How to Reach

Nandi Hills to the Museum – 21 KM and takes 36 minutes to reach the place.

Address

Muddenahalli, Karnataka 562103, India.

Nehru Nilaya Nandi Hills

Nehru Nilaya tourist place near nandi hills

Nehru Nilaya in Nandi Hills is known for the beautiful bungalow and the historical significance. This was constructed in the British style architecture and is used to be a living place of the commissioner of Mysore, K.C.B. Markcubbon. This summer retreat is now converted into a guest house by the Indian Department of Horticulture.

Nehru Nilayam Nandi Hills

Timings

The Nehru Nilaya will be opened from morning 9:00 AM till evening 6:00 PM.

Time to spend

One can spend a maximum of one to two hours in the Nilaya.

Entry Fee

The entry fee per person is Rs 8 and for parking, the cost is different for 4-wheelers the cost is Rs 100 and for bikes, the charges are Rs 20.

How to Reach

Nandi Hills to the place – 500 meters and can reach by taking nearly 10 minutes’ walk.

Address

Nehru Nilaya, Nandi Hills, Karnataka 562103, India