Nalaknad Palace, built by Dodda Veerarajendra in 1792, serves as the base camp for trekkers who can make an overnight stay before climbing the Tadiyandamol peak in the morning’
It is worth recalling a brief history of the Nalaknad Palace. The two-storied structure is situated on a precipitous ridge and not easily accessible. It provided a safe shelter for the rajas from invading armies. Presently maintained by the state archaeology department, the building houses a bee-keeping center.
A steep serpentine path from the Nalaknad Palace, leads to the Tadiyandamol peak.