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Makalidurga Fort, Dandiganahalli Dam and Adiyogi Shiva Statue Day Tour from Bangalore City

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Trip Overview

See the picturesque beauty of majestic Makalidurga FortDandiganahalli Dam, and Adiyogi Shiva Statue in Chikkaballapur on this perfect day tour from Bangalore.


Makalidurga Fort:

  • Trek to the historic hill fort for a moderate yet rewarding climb.
  • Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views from the fort's summit.
  • Explore the fort's historical significance and architectural remnants.

Dandiganahalli Dam:

  • Experience tranquility by the dam, surrounded by lush greenery.
  • Depending on availability, engage in boating activities on the dam.
  • Take leisurely walks along the dam's periphery for a peaceful retreat.

Adiyogi Shiva Statue and Isha Yoga Center:

  • Visit the iconic Adiyogi Shiva Statue, a symbol of yogic wisdom.
  • Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance of the Isha Yoga Center.
  • Participate in any ongoing programs, explore the temple, and learn about yogic practices.

Makalidurga Fort, Dandiganahalli Dam and Adiyogi Shiva Statue Day Tour Overview

Makalidurga Fort, positioned 60 kilometers north of Bangalore, stands as a testament to history and adventure, offering a moderate trek with panoramic views from its granite summit. A scenic drive to Dandiganahalli Dam promises serenity, with lush surroundings and possible boating activities by the reservoir. Culminating the journey is the Adiyogi Shiva Statue in Chikkaballapur, a spiritual marvel within the Isha Yoga Center, inviting visitors to explore yogic wisdom and partake in cultural experiences. This day trip seamlessly weaves together historical exploration, natural beauty, and spiritual reflection in the picturesque landscapes of Chikkaballapur.


Makalidurga Fort, Dandiganahalli Dam and Adiyogi Shiva Statue Day Tour Itinerary

  • Departure from Bangalore: start early in the morning to make the most of the day.
  • Grab breakfast on the way or pack it for the journey and reach Makalidurga Fort
  • Trek to the summit and explore the historical fort.
  • Enjoy the panoramic views.
  • After visiting Makalidurga Dam Travel to Dandiganahalli Dam
  • Take a leisurely drive and stop for refreshments on the way.
  • Explore Dandiganahalli Dam.
  • Enjoy a peaceful walk around the dam and take in the scenic surroundings.
  • Optionally, participate in any available boating activities.
  • Have lunch at a local restaurant or have a picnic at the dam.
  • Our next destination will be the Adiyogi Shiva Statue in Chikkaballapur.
  • Enjoy the journey and take breaks for photography.
  • Explore the Adiyogi Shiva Statue and the Isha Yoga Center.
  • Visit the temple, participate in any ongoing programs, and take time for spiritual reflection.
  • Enjoy Light & Sound show which is held at complex everyday at 7:00 PM
  • Relaxation/Free Time:
  • Take a break to relax, explore the local area, or visit a nearby market or cafe.
  • After exploring all these places, Return to Bangalore
  • Enjoy the scenic drive back.

Please note

  1. This is not a guided tour; the driver will not be the guide for the tour.
  2. This is a local city tour; hence, the vehicle cannot be used for any outstation tour.

Basic Details

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  • All transportation using private air-conditioned Sedan or SUV
  • Driver and fuel charges
  • Pickup and drop-off from Bangalore Hotel or Residence
  • Tour as per the itinerary
  • 12 hours & 300 Km of usag (Extra hourly charges will be applicable after the limit, please refer Important Information Section for details)


  • Monument entrance fees, to be paid directly at the monuments
  • Toll & Parking Charges
  • Personal expenses
  • Any meals
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

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Important Information

  • This is not a guided tour.
  • The driver will know the local language, English speaking driver can be requested for during the booking in "Special Request" section, though the same cannot be promised.
  • This a fixed itinerary tour, the guests may choose to skip any of the places but no new place can be added to the itinerary.
  • Pick up and drop has to be in the same location
  • Airport pick-up and drop is available at an additional cost (select add-on while booking).
  • Sedans (4-seater) models provided are Suzuki Dzire, Toyota Etios or similar
  • SUV (6-seater) models provided are Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Suzuki Ertiga or similar
  • Night charge of Rs.300 is applicable if the cab service is used beyond 10:00 pm
  • The tour has a time limit of 12 hours & 300 Km
  • After 12 hours and/or 350 Km, additional per hour/per Km charges are applicable (to be paid directly to the driver in cash)
    • For Sedan (4-seater) Rs 150 per hour and Rs 12 per Km
    • For SUV (6-seater) Rs. 250 per hour and Rs 16 per Km
    • For Tempo Traveler (12-seater) Rs. 500 per hour and Rs 24 per Km

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that


3 - Add-on Available
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₹ 450/vehicle
Pick up from outskirts
The below places and areas beyond the mentioned places are considered as outskirts: Electronic City, Kanakpura Road, Bannerghatta Road, Sarjapura & Kengeri.
₹ 1400/vehicle
Pickup from Bangalore Airport
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₹ 1400/vehicle
Drop at Bangalore Airport
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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Pick-up from Bangalore Hotel or Residence
  • The driver will pick you up directly from your hotel or specified pick up point. Please enter the full pick up address at the checkout page.
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