kms north of Bangalore is the summer resort called Nandi Hills.
Also known as Nandidurga, it was one of the summer retreats of
Tipu Sultan.Nandi Hills was popular with the British too who built
bungalows and laid out gardens here.Today of course, it's a hot
favourite among Bangaloreans who find this an ideal get-away for
weekends. The 1478-m high Nandi Hills is the originating point of
the Tarikere Taluk of Chikmaglur
District is a picturesque hamlet - Kemmanugundi, also called
K.R.Hills, after the Wodeyar king Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, who made
it his favourite summer camp.
Situated on the Baba- Budan range at a height of 1,434 m,
Kemmanugundi is the ideal place to get away from the heat and
dust, the crowds and traffic jams of the cities.
is a picturesque, charming town situated at an elevation of over
5,000 ft (1,525 m) above sea level. The cool bracing wind whips
the hair about your face as you ramble along streets that dip and
rise delightfully.Breathtaking views surprise you unexpectedly.
Beautiful women smile at you from pretty cottages as you sniff
appreciatively the heady fragrance of coffee blossoms.
kms from Mysore and 247 kms from Bangalore, the Biligirirangana
range of hills is picturesquely situated between the Cauvery and
the Tungabhadra rivers.At a height of 5,091 ft above sea level,
this hill stretches from north to south for about 16 kms.
Surrounded by deciduous trees, the forests are teeming with
Horse-Face Hill Station 95 kms south-west of Chikmaglur town is
the Kudremukh (Horse Face) range, so named because of the unique
shape of the Kudremukh Peak.Overlooking the Arabian Sea, the broad
hills are chained to one another with deep valleys and steep
precipices. As yet 'undiscovered' by tourists, Kudremukh is a
secluded hill station, which retains much of its pristine, natural