Peacock Temple, Tumkur

Tumkur Jain Temple

Mandara Giri Jain Temple is well known as Basadi betta (People also called as Peacock Temple). Looking for a calm, quiet place, Jain temple, park and a small trek, then this is the best place that has all.

guru mandir

An undisturbed place ideal for the best weekend trip from Bangalore/Tumkur. You can either visit this place early in the morning or evening to enjoy it fully.

Mandara Giri Jain Temple

The idol is at the base of the Basti betta, Chandranath Tirthankara in the open-air looks similar to Gomateshwara Idol in various places of Karnataka.

The Temple at the basdibetta known as Guru mandir, adjoining to Chandranath Tirthankara idol, which has the pinchi (look of a peacock feather), 81 feet Gurumandir is first of its kind in Jain’s History.

basadi betta
basadi betta
basadi betta
basadi betta


basadi hill

You need to climb around 460 steps to reach the top. Once you reach there you will be able to another 4 Jain temples inside the compound, pond and awesome view.


Type of placeTemple+Hill
LocationHirehalli [Near Tumkur Toll]
Distance 10kms from Tumkur
Ideal trip duration2 hour
Best timeMorning/Evening
Entry Fee0Rs
Weather 25c-35c
Transport Buses available from Tumkur
Timings 10.00-6.30 pm


Top Places To Visit Near Mandaragiri Jain Temple / Basadi Betta

  1. siddaganga matha
  2. Shivagange hills
  3. Siddharabetta
  4. Madugiri fort
  5. Goravanahalli Mahalakshmi temple
  6. Kaidala Temple
  7. Namada chilume
  8. Jayamanghali Forest
  9. Chowdeshwari Temple In Tiptur
  10. Gulur Ganesha
  11. Mandara Giri Jain Temple
  12. Hatyal Narasimha Swamy Temple
  13. Seebi Narasimha Swamy Temple

Shortly I will be writing blogs on this to share my experience.

Some Travel Tips For Riders

  1. Wear Helmets (Must).
  2. Wear Safety gear and comfortable clothes to be safe for long rides.
  3. Always pack your things light and smart.
  4. stay hydrated.
  5. Never miss your food but be light.
  6. Take Regular Break.
  7. Take all the vehicle required documents with you.

A perfect less known trip from Bangalore. How was your trip please comment.

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