Tumakuru is well connected by Road and Rail. There is one bus every 5 minutes from Bangalore as this is on the National Highway - 4 and the Bangalore-Honnavara Road. There are several trains as well, all express trains stop at Tumakuru railway station.
Sri Siddaganaga Mutt. Sri Siddaganaga Mutt is a main attraction of tumkur, where around 8000 students are provided education, boarding and lodging free of cost. edit Devaraayana Durga. Devaraayana Durga is a famous hill station and a religious place about 15 Kms from the City of Tumkur. Naamadachilume on the route to Devaraayana Durga is a protect forest area which has a deer park. edit KaidaaLa. KaidaaLa has a famous Sri Chenna Keshava Swamy temple which dates back to the hoysalas. The temple was carved by Jakanaachari, who was the chief architect of belur temple. And Kaidala is the birth place of Jakanaachari. edit
Hiking in the near by Siddaganga hills, ramadevara betta, Namada Chilume, Devarayana Durga, Siddara Betta, basadi betta etc.
Idly at kyatsandra is very famous all over karnataka. Pavitra Idly hotel offers delecious Idlys and also Ravi darshan idly hotel adjacent to pavithra idli hotel. both hotels famous for serving hot tatte idlis throughout the day.