k gudi (br hills)

k gudi (br hills), BR Hills

K Gudi ( BR Hills )
Place Type : Wildlife Sanctuary
Category : Outing
Peak Season : Not Available
City : BR Hills
State / District : Karnataka / Chamarajanagar
Category : Outing
Place Type : Wildlife Sanctuary
City : BR Hills
State : Karnataka
District : Chamarajanagar

The Biligirirangana Hills, commonly called B R Hills, is a hill range situated in south-eastern Karnataka, at its border with Tamil Nadu (Erode District) in South India. The area is called Biligiriranganatha Swamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary or simply BRT Wildlife Sanctuary. Being at the confluence of the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats, the sanctuary is home to eco-systems that are unique to both the mountain ranges. The site was declared a tiger reserve in January 2011 by the Karnataka government, a few months after approval from India's National Tiger Conservation Authority.

The BR hills links the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats allowing animals to move between them and facilitating gene flow between populations of species in these areas. Thus, this sanctuary serves as an important biological bridge for the biota of the entire Deccan plateau.

Direction :

By Road (From Bangalore): Take the Bangalore – Mysore highway, and drive till Maddur. Turn left after leaving Maddur and drive till you reach Malavalli. Continue driving past Malavalli and get to Kollegala town. BR Hills is another 30 minutes drive from Kollegala.Those who come from Coimbatore can take either KSRTC or TNSTC to reach Chamarajanagar, buses ply every 20 minutes. Train : Nearest train station is in Chamarajanagar, 40 km from BR Hills. Daily 6 trains connect Chamarajanagar with Mysore and one among the six goes to Tirupati via Bangalore .

Flight : Mysore Airport is the nearest domestic airport, Which has tri-weekly non-stop flights to Bangalore operated by Spicejet. Coimbatore Airport, 185 km from BR Hills, is nearest international airport. But Coimbatore has less connectivity compared to Bangalore International Airport which is 220 km from BR Hills.

Address :

K Gudi Wilderness Camp

BR Hills Road, State Highway 80, Chamarajanagar, Karnataka 571127

Contact No. : 08040554055
Reference : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biligiriranga_Hills
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