Bangalore is the most happening and popular cosmopolitan city of Karnataka and is the centre point of every touring schedule made here. Among the popularly visited places the Siddaganga Mutt is recognised as an important religious attraction…it is one of the most famous Mutts of Veerashaivas of Karnataka. This holy place is located in Kyatsandra in Tumkur highway which is merely 60-66 kilometres away from Bangalore. Sree Siddaganga Mutt which lies in Tumkur highway is a Gurukul, Ashram and a holy place which has a beautiful temple inside the premises and is considered to be one of the main attractions of Tumkur. This place offers free lodging, boarding and education facilities to around 8000 underprivileged kids. A saint named Sree Shiva kumara Swamiji is the present head of the mutt who has taken over the responsibility and upkeep of this place. The beautiful view of the ashram and the temple from the hill top, the philanthropic activities and it’s heritage grabs the attention of visitors.
While travelling to Karnataka and Bangalore you should once plan a trip by road to Sree Siddaganga mutt on bike rentals in Bangalore from Ziphop.in and seek spirituality and value along with sightseeing opportunities.
How to reach
Nearest airport and railway station to reach Sree Siddaganga Mutt is Bangalore, Karnataka. Distance between Sree Siddaganga Mutt which is located in Tumkur and Yeshwantpur junction in Bangalore is merely 66 kilometres. From Yeshwantpur junction you need to follow the Tumkur road and then the Siddaganga temple road and from there you reach to your destination.
The journey becomes more comfortable when you plan to travel by self drive car in Bangalore from Ziphop.in. Average Time for reaching Sree Siddaganga Matt is approximately 1hour 33 minutes by road but travelling time also depends upon the traffic.
What to see and do
If you want to enjoy your trip to the hilt and have an inner zeal to cover most of the nearby attractions in Bangalore, the best you should do is to prepare a 24-48 hours itinerary involving list of touring places that can be covered by road.
You should start your trip with the main destination which is Sree Siddaganga Mutt where there is a temple inside the campus of the mutt. You can also admire the Hostel building and Ashram which looks beautiful.
After finishing your visit to the mutt you can plan to visit Goravanahalli Mahalaxmi Temple, Shri Chennakeshava Temple or enjoy your time at Jayamangali Blackbuck reserve.
The Second day of your trip can be utilized to visit places like Devarayanadurga, Shivagange, Nrityagram or Sheebi Narasimha Temple, all of which are located merely few kilometres away from the Ashram.
Where to eat
There are many good restaurants outside the Ashram campus and few of them are The Hut, Karthik Bar and restaurant, Vaishali Comforts and Prithvi vegetarian restaurant.
Where to stay
When it comes to a comfortable stay in Bangalore you are sure to get large number of options. You can get everything from luxurious to budget hotels. Naveen Regency, The Basil leaf hotel, Hotel Blue Bell, Golden Palms resort n spa and Hotel Mark’s Grandeur are few good hotels that top the list.