Treasures of Nandi Hills Cycling Trail is a must do for a history buff! We will pick you up from Hard Rock Cafe Junction, MG Road, and drive you to the base of Nandi Hills. We will start our trail at an organic farm stay at the base of Nandi hills. After relishing our breakfast we will head out. Spend a dreamy weekend cycling through the woodlands, misty mountains, and the historical city of Bangalore!
Bangalore has countless options on the outskirts of the city which are perfect for a pleasant bike ride away from the hustle bustle and pollution. The countryside of the city is one of the best places which will leave you refreshed. We will set on a trail today to uncover the treasures of tales, the path leading to Nandi Hills and the history which got lost in the hurly burly city life. The beautiful path takes you past airport and through the countryside offering amazing views of blended landscapes with alluring sky!
We will explore the ancient 9th century Bhoganandishwara Temple and learn about the different depictions of Lord Shiva during childhood, youth and enlightenment. The alluring temple is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites that is inspired by Chola and Hoysala architectural style. The magnificent temple has an influence of different dynasties; it will be an awesome experience to visit one such distinct place.
Discover the charm of the countryside of the city! It will be fascinating to know how the silk is made, to witness silk weaving, and to know about the life cycle of a silkworm. See how a thread is turned into a beautiful yarn. The highlight of the Nandi Hills Cycling Trail is the quaint Nandi Railway Station which has maintained its elegant British style building. Paddle through the roadway and let the fresh breeze touch your face and unwind!
Stop by to try your hand in pottery; potter will demonstrate the process of kneading the clay, centering it on the wheel and creating a design using your fingers. You will have a fun time trying to learn pottery! Stroll around the organic farms of the countryside and take in the fresh air of the place before heading for a delicious lunch. The savory feast is prepared from the organic vegetables that are grown at the organic farm! It will definitely different and healthy!
If you haven’t ridden cycle for years and are looking to have fun then Treasures of Nandi Hills Cycling Trail is the chance for you. So go out on an adventure and make memories.
5th November 2016, 10th December 2016
Time: 6:30 AM – 05:00 PM
Distance: 25 KMS
Start point: Hard Rock Cafe Junction, MG Road
Finish point: Hard Rock Cafe Junction, MG Road
Note: Apart from our fixed departure dates, the trails can be organised on request on any weekend as per the schedule – Any day (cost will vary depending on the group size)