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Private Guided Excursion to Lepakshi Temple & Nandi Hills From Bangalore

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Duration

8 hrs

Cancellation

Up to 10 days

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

This tour include visit to Veerabhadra Temple in Lepakshi one of the gems that will leave you astonished. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is known for its floating pillar. Also visit Nandi Hills for panoramic views and see hilltop Temple & Tipu Sultan’s Fort. Transport by AC vehicle, entrances to monuments mentioned in the itinerary and English speaking guide service is well included.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • This is a private tour/activity only for your group.
  • Enhanced cleaning/ traveler safety.
  • In-depth cultural experience.
  • Flexible sightseeing & stopover.
  • Most travelers can participate.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk diccount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 246
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 459
4 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 705
5 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 885
6 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 1098
7 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 1344
8 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 1590
9 Discount on 9-person group 9 9 1789
10 Discount on 10-person group 10 10 1987

What you will do

Veerabhadra Temple Lepakshi
Pick up from your hotel in Bangalore for full day excursion visit to Lepakshi Temple & Nandi Hills. Visit-

Veerabhadra Temple Lepakshi - 120kms from Bangalore the beautiful 16th century Veerabhadra temple is located in the small historical village of Lepakshi. Built in the typical style of Vijayanagara architecture, the temple features many exquisite sculptures of god, goddesses, dancers and musicians, and hundreds of paintings all over the walls, columns and ceiling depicting stories from the epics of the Mahabharata, the Ramayana, and the Puranas. This includes a 24 feet by 14 feet fresco of Veerabhadra, the fiery god created by Shiva, on the ceiling, which is the largest fresco of any single figure in India. At the front of the temple is a large Nandi (bull), the mount of Shiva, which is carved from a single block of stone, and is said to be one of the largest of its type in the world.

Drive back to Bangalore enroute visit Nandi Hills (60kms from Bangalore) and visit Tipu Sultan’s Fort - a destination that is of interest to all the visitors at Nandi Hills. Standing atop the hills, the fort features five arches with minarets, showing off the beautiful art and architecture of the ancient era. It was once the summer residence of Tipu Sultan.
Nandi Hills
Nandi Hills - temple complex has two large shrines: the "Arunachaleswara" shrine to the south built by the Gangas of Talakad, and the "Bhoga Nandeeshwara" shrine to the north built by the Cholas. It has the sculpture of a king considered to be that of Rajendra Chola. In between there is a small intervening shrine called with "Uma-Maheshwara" shrine with a kalyana mantapa ("marriage alter") supported by ornate pillars in black stone with reliefs depicting of the Hindu gods Shiva and his consort Parvati, Brahma (the creator) and Saraswathi, Vishnu (the preserver) and his consort Lakshmi, the god of fire Agni and his consort Swaha Devi, and decorative creepers and birds in bas-relief. This is typical to Hoysala architecture.

After sightseeing drive back to Bangalore and drop off to your hotel.

Included/Excluded

  • Transport by private AC deluxe car
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel.
  • Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
  • Monument entrance fees & activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water within the vehicle.
  • All taxes.
  • Any meals.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Gratuities (optional).

Languages

English

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