Nandi Hills is known for its scenic beauty and natural charm. It is a popular summer resort perched at 1479 m with an enchanting scenery. The town is surrounded by lovely hills and valleys and consists of sprawling vegetation. The scenic beauty and opportunities for trekking in the nearby environs (Skandagiri) has led to the increased inflow of tourists. Tourists come to Nandi Hills for the beautiful mountains, waterfalls, streams and other scenic picnic spots. Those with an eye for the Birds and Ornithology, will find Nandi Hills fascinating. Nandi hills is also the source for Palar, Arkavati, Penner and Ponnaiyar rivers that flow towards the plains.