Bangalore to Nandi Hills Taxi Service with ‘Bangalore Drive’
Nandi Hills is the most popular weekend destination for the residents of Bangalore city. Located at an altitude of 4850 feet above sea level, it offers the picturesque natural beauty of a hill fortress in the vicinity of the city itself. Hire a taxi from Bangalore Drive for a day trip to Nandi Hills and experience the surreal beauty of the place.
Nandi Hills is a popular place to visit near Bangalore within 100 km and is known for its great viewpoints and lush greenery as well as a number of architecturally impressive temples. Many rivers namely Arkavathy, which is a tributary of Kaveri river, Pennar, Ponnaiyar and Palar rivers arise from Nandi hills
It was earlier known as ‘Nandidurga’ and has served as a summer retreat for Tipu Sultan and later on for British commanders of East India Company.
Nandi Hills has pleasant weather throughout the year. You can plan a road trip with Bangalore to Nandi Hills Taxi service without the fear of meeting with harsh weather conditions. Though it can get a little stuffy and hot during afternoons in the summers, one must plan a trip in the early mornings or evenings.
During monsoon, the area is blossoming with lush greenery all around and hence attracts a lot of tourists, but one might encounter heavy downpour sometimes.
When you rent a taxi with Bangalore Drive, you can count on arriving at your destination in style. One of the top taxi rental companies in Bangalore, we offer top-notch service and a fleet of premium vehicles to make your trip as seamless as possible. You can choose from a range of vehicles including budget economy, family sedans and SUVs. Choose from the below list of vehicle types for your Nandi Hills trip with Bangalore Drive
Your private taxi options to Nandi Hills from Bangalore
Hire a hatchback taxi from Bangalore Drive for a short trip to Nandi Hills as it is the best option for city driving and an affordable option considering the cost. With a hatchback rental you can save big on your fuel costs too.
A Toyota Innova from Bangalore to Nandi Hills Taxi service is a great choice when traveling with more passengers. With top comforts and features, renting an Innova cab is the perfect choice for long drives.
A sedan cab from Bangalore Drive is perfect for a family with small children, or for a road trip where you need more room than a smaller car offers. Select from a wide range of sedan types in our fleet to suit your needs.
An SUV rental from Bangalore to Nandi Hills Taxi service provides a spacious and comfortable vehicle to tour in. Our SUVs versatility makes them great vehicles for cities and the great outdoor vacations with friends.
A Tempo Traveller from Bangalore Drive can easily carry a large group or family and all the luggage you need to bring. Also, with a Tempo traveller, the passengers will benefit from a generous amount of legroom.
Traveling with a large group can save you money on gas and cut down on other expenses. Hiring a Mini Bus from Bangalore to Nandi Hills bus rental service helps to ensure you and your passengers enjoy the ride comfortably.
What you get with Bangalore Drive
- Pickup from any location of your convenience in Bangalore
- No hidden fees in your Bangalore to Nandi Hills taxi service
- Nominal prices along with detailed break up of charges
- Any additional charges including night charges will be mentioned in the itinerary
- All vehicles in excellent condition
- Reliable and Supportive customer service
- Courteous and well trained drivers
- Flexible operating hours
Why hire with Bangalore Drive?
- Choose from our wide variety of vehicle options in Bangalore
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- No cancellation fees up to 48 hrs
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One Day Taxi Package Cost to Nandi Hills from Bangalore
|Vehicle Class||Duration||Km Included||Package Cost|
|Hyundai i20 (Hatchback)||1 Day||200 km||₹ 2640|
|Swift Dzire (Sedan)||1 Day||200 km||₹ 2840|
|Toyota Etios (Sedan)||1 Day||200 km||₹ 3040|
|Toyota Innova (SUV)||1 Day||200 km||₹ 3640|
|Tempo Traveller (9 -12 Seater)||1 Day||200 km||₹ 4390|
|Tempo Traveller (13 – 14 Seater)||1 Day||200 km||₹ 4590|
|Mini Bus (18 – 20 Seater)||1 Day||200 km||Get a Quote|
|Bus (49 Seater)||1 Day||200 km||Get a Quote|
2 Days Taxi Package Cost to Nandi Hills from Bangalore
|Vehicle Class||Duration||Km Included||Package Cost|
|Hyundai i20 (Hatchback)||2 Days||490 km||₹ 5550|
|Swift Dzire (Sedan)||2 Days||490 km||₹ 6040|
|Toyota Etios (Sedan)||2 Days||490 km||₹ 6530|
|Toyota Innova (SUV)||2 Days||490 km||₹ 8000|
|Tempo Traveller (9 -12 Seater)||2 Days||490 km||₹ 9430|
|Tempo Traveller (13 – 14 Seater)||2 Days||490 km||₹ 9920|
|Mini Bus (18 – 20 Seater)||2 Days||490 km||Get a Quote|
|Bus (49 Seater)||2 Days||490 km||Get a Quote|
Flexible Bengaluru to Nandi Hills Private Taxi Fare
|Vehicle Class||Cost / Km||Driver Charges||Parking & Toll Fee|
|Hyundai i20 (Hatchback)||₹ 9||260||As per tariff|
|Swift Dzire (Sedan)||₹ 10||260||As per tariff|
|Toyota Etios (Sedan)||₹ 11||260||As per tariff|
|Toyota Innova (SUV)||₹ 14||260||As per tariff|
|Force Traveller (9 -12 Seater)||₹ 16||360||As per tariff|
|Force Traveller (13 – 14 Seater)||₹ 17||360||As per tariff|
|Mini Bus (18 – 20 Seater)||₹ 26||450||As per tariff|
|Bus (49 Seater)||₹ 36||750||As per tariff|
- Minimum km applicable per day is 300 kms.
- Driver Allowance / Charges listed is per day.
- Parking & Toll gate charges will be extra & as per the tariff.
One Way / Drop Only Taxi to Nandi Hills from Bangalore
|Vehicle Class||Seating Capacity||One Way Fare|
|Hatchback | Hyundai i20||1 + 4||₹ 1740|
|Sedan | Swift Dzire, Etios||1 + 4||₹ 1840|
|SUV | Toyota Innova||1 + 7||₹ 2240|
Key Information about your Nandi Hills trip from Bengaluru
Bangalore to Nandi Hills Traffic Info & Route
A short trip to Nandi Hills is a perfect choice owing to its easy accessibility and majestic views. Nandi Hills road is just like any other Ghat road with turns and loops. One ought to be careful while driving through such roads. Though the difficulty level is low, it can prove to be challenging for the first timers. Hence, hiring a chauffeur driven vehicle from Bangalore Drive is the best option for a safe ride to the hills.
The fastest route to reach Nandi Hills is via NH 44 and is approximately 61 kms and can be covered in around 1.5 hours. One must ensure early onset of the journey, as it might give you a chance to beat the city traffic. On this route one can visit Devanahalli Fort too. The route is:
Bangalore – Yelahanka – Devanahalli -Yarappanahalli – Nandi Hills.
One of the alternate routes to reach the destination is via SH 104, commonly called New Airport Road and SH 74. It would take you almost 2 hours to reach Nandi Hills after covering a distance of approximately 67 kms. The route is:
Bangalore – Hunnachur – Kannamangala – Devanahalli – Yarappanahalli – Nandi Hills.
The top 5 attractions to see in Nandi Hills
Nandi Hills came to limelight during the visit of Queen Elizabeth II in the 1960s and the hosting of SAARC Summit in the 1980s. It is a perfect weekend getaway from Bangalore for nature lovers, adventure seekers and religious people too. Few of the major attractions in and around Nandi Hills are:
1. Tipu Sultan’s Lodge
At the top of the Nandi Hills, one can find remains of a two storeyed building, which once used to be summer retreat of mighty ruler Tipu Sultan. However, the guest house is in dilapidated condition, and one can see towers and arches which are engraved and represent the architectural style of the time.
2. Tipu’s Drop
Tipu’s Drop is a 600ft high cliff at Nandi Hills, which was once used by Tipu Sultan to throw off his prisoners. This is a must visit place for adventure seekers during their trip with Bangalore to Nandi Hills taxi service. The climb to the cliff is remarkable with good scenic views. Though the place is safely barricaded, it can send chills down your spine.
3. Amrita Sarovar
Amrita Sarovar or the lake of Nectar is a natural perennial water body, which is generally associated with Hindu temples in India. This lake has steps on all the four sides and has been a source of freshwater for the people living in the area. This place offers a picturesque backdrop for the photographers.
4. Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple
Bhoga Nandeeshwara temple is an Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) – protected monument at the foot of Nandi Hills. It is a must visit attraction during your trip with Bangalore Drive.
According to inscriptions, the original 9th century structure was built by the native Kannada Nolamba dynasty. The temple came under the guardianship of successive remarkable South Indian dynasties: the Ganga Dynasty, the Chola Empire, the Hoysala Empire and the Vijayanagara Empire too. Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple complex is an excellent example of confluence of architecture across different dynasties and a rare gesture of mutual respect for each other’s culture.
The Cholas had built the pavilion around Nandi. The Uma Maheshwara temple was built by Hoysalas in the 12th – 13th century. The ‘ Kalyani’ or the tank in the temple premises was added by the Vijayanagara Kings. Despite these additions, the temple has retained its Dravidian architecture.
The temple complex has two large shrines: the “Arunachaleswara” shrine and the “Bhoga Nandeeshwara” shrine. In between there is a small shrine called “Uma-Maheshwara” shrine with a kalyana mantapa supported by ornate pillars in black stone with reliefs portraying the Hindu Gods and Goddesses.
As per the Hindu belief, the “Arunachaleswara” and the “Bhoga Nandeeshwara” forms of Shiva represent two phases in the life of the Lord Shiva: childhood and youth. The “Uma-Maheshwara” shrine has reliefs portraying the third phase, Lord Shiva’s marriage to the Goddess Parvati.
5. Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple:
Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple, is located on the top of Nandi Hills. This temple represents the final renunciation stage in life. The philosophy of life can be illustrated by different stages in one’s life: childhood, youth, marriage and finally abstention from worldly matters. Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple depicts the final stage in the life of Lord Shiva.
The temple is believed to be approximately 1000 years old and was built by the Cholas. As evident from the name itself, the presiding deity is Lord Shiva. Temple’s sanctum is guarded by intricately carved ‘Dwarpalaks’. The temple houses shrines of Subramanya Swamy, Goddess Parvati, Lord Vinayaka and Nagas too. One can visit this temple to get a glimpse into intertwined Hindu mythology and philosophy.
The Best Things to do in Nandi Hills, Karnataka
Nandi Hills has emerged as a popular destination to unwind after a hectic week. Besides offering natural scenic beauty and several viewpoints, it is also home to some of the ancient temples such as Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple Complex and Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple. Hire a private taxi from Bangalore Drive and explore this beautiful place leisurely.
Apart from heritage sites, Nandi Hills is famous for trekking trails, cycling routes and adventure sports such as paragliding.
After exploring the hills with your Bangalore to Nandi Hills taxi, if time permits, you can visit Muddenahalli which is birthplace of Sir M Vishveshwarya and is 20 kms from Nandi Hills.
Know about Bengaluru
Bangalore is the capital city of Karnataka and a favored tourist destination across all age groups. This city can mesmerise anyone with an array of monuments, amusement parks and spectacular garden parks, etc. Famous tourist attractions of Bangalore are Bangalore Palace, St. Mary’s Basilica, Bull Temple, Bannerghatta Biological Park to name a few. A short trip to Nandi Hills from Bangalore is hassle free and can be planned spontaneously.
Book your Bengaluru Taxi only with ‘Bangalore Drive’
Reserving a taxi from Bangalore Drive is a great way to see what the city and the nearby areas have to offer. Choose from our broad range of vehicles that include sedans, SUVs, and Mini Bus for an exciting road trip. What’s more, our customer service is available 24/7 to help you work out the details of your rental or answer your questions.