BR Hills Awesome Places To Visit Nature Gateway From Bangalore

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BR Hills Awesome Places To Visit Nature Gateway From Bangalore

By |2016-12-18T17:09:18+00:00July 19th, 2015|Travelogue|3 Comments

The BR Hills (Biligiri Rangan Hills) situated in south-eastern Karnataka at its border with Tamil Nadu. Since It is the confluence of Western and Eastern Ghats so, the sanctuary is home to ecosystems that are unique to both the mountain ranges. Therefore,If you like bird watching and just want a close to nature kind of outing, you must visit awesome places in BR hills.

BR Hills

BR Hills

Since it is not commercialized much, it will bring you immense peace and solitude.It is famous for its beautiful picturesque less commercialized locations.Driving along the woods, watching the beautiful jungle and dense patches of wilderness, hills you will feel mesmerized once you will reachHills.Set 3500 ft above the sea level,  the hill are interspersed with the valley, stream and the place of breathtaking scenic beauty.

BR Hills -Jungle safari

BR Hills -Jungle Safari

Most of BR hills are taken up by the BR Hills wildlife sanctuary, which is a protected reserve by the government. It has a wide array of species of animals, birds, and insects.The animals spotted in the forest are panthers, tigers, leopards, gaurs, wild pigs, sloth bears, Langur, antelopes, Chital, Sambar deer, and bears.It has around 200 species of birds. Some of them are the Malabar Whistling Thrush, Racquet Tailed Drongo, Paradise Flycatcher, Yellow-throated Bulbul, and the Crested Hawk Eagle.

tiger footprint

tiger footprint

Best time to visit BR Hills: October to March

P.S.: If you are planning to have a trip in June or July – You will witness grassy green immense and dense forest area.

BR hills-Spotted Deer

BR hills-Spotted Deer

BR Hills Places To Visit :

  • BR Temple, Soliga and the Jenukurba tribal hamlets, the thousand-year-old Mara (Big Champak Tree)
  • Jungle safaris and Bird watching – There are two timings, one early morning around 6:30 a.m. and the other one is around 2:30 p.m.We will recommend the morning timings as the cool breeze of the morning will be so much refreshing.
BR Hill Landscape

BR Hill Landscape


How to reach :

By Road

(From Bangalore):
Bangalore – Kanakapura – Malavalli – Kollengala – Yelandur – BR Hills.
(From Coimbatore)
Take either KSRTC or TNSTC to reach Chamarajanagar, buses ply every 20 minutes.P

About the Author:

Nilabh Ranjan
Nilabh is an avid traveller, explorer, photographer and love to drive. Adventure travel and going to new places that respect and gives back to local culture and environment is his top priority.Follow us! Live to explore
  • Gauri Shankar says:

    Hi, I am planning to visit Kerala in the last week of November for honeymoon. Please be in touch with me and let me know if you have any travel package for that. Thanks

  • Tajirul @Top Travel Lists says:

    Wow, amazing locations and super clicks….
    I loved your descriptions as well….
    I will love to come back to your site from time to time…..
    Best wishes

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