Located 38 miles from Bangalore, Nandi Hills is one of the most popular day trips from the Garden City owing to its salubrious weather year-round. Be it a one day trip from Bangalore, a scenic road trip or a retreat into the hills, this spot caters to all the needs of the Bangaloreans. The best time to visit is early morning to soak in the ethereal view of the sunrise from atop the hill. Besides the breathtaking sunrise, you’ll also find religious sites, like Nandi Temple, Yoganandeeshwar Temple and Nandishwara Temple; historical structures, like the Nehru Nilaya that boasts British architectural style, and Tipu’s drop that stands at an elevation of 600 meters atop a cliff and offers a panoramic view of the city. The hills are also known for a diversity of birds, making it a paradise for bird lovers. With a mesmerizing landscape, it beckons adventure enthusiasts, who can indulge in a range of activities, like paragliding, trekking and biking.