Here are some additional tips on visiting Nanjangud.
Guides can be hired outside the Nanjundeshwara Temple. The cost should be no more than 250 rupees ($US5 approx).
Nanjangud is best reached directly from Mysore and is only 23km from the city on fairly decent roads. Direct bus services are also available.
Nanjangud is around 170km from Bangalore – or at least four hours. It is best visited as part of a weekend trip to Mysore, Talakad, and Somanathapur.
The best place to stay for a trip to Nanjangud is in Mysore, where there is a wide choice of hotels to suit any budget.