B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary in Karnataka

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B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

Information about B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary
B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka

B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at a height of 5,091 feet in the Kemmannagundi district of Karnataka. B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary is a unique blend of resort and wildlife sanctuary. The B R Hills Wildlife sanctuary is spread over an area of 540 square kms of undulating hills and valleys covered in deciduous forests and Sholas. 

The BR Hills Wildlife Sanctuary forms an important link between the Eastern and Western Ghats. The river Cauvery flows in the south east and at Kollegal takes an abrupt turn towards the North and again returns to its initial course. The Biligiri Rangaswamy and Male Mahadeshwar ranges also bridges the gap between the Western and Eastern Ghats. 

Wildlife Attractions in the B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

The B R Hills Wildlife sanctuary is a home to various species of wild animals. The main wildlife attractions in the B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary are Gaur, Chital, Sambhar, bear, elephant, panther and tiger. Over 200 species of birds, including the racket-tailed drongo and the crested eagle can also be seen in this park.

 
Other Attractions in the B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

Besides visiting the B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, the tourists can visit the Biligiriangaswamy Temple, enjoy the angling, amateur fishing, coracle boat rides, bird watching, river rafting, trekking and outdoor camping.

 

Jungle Safari in B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

You can visit the B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary either on foot or have jeep safari or elephant rides.

 
Best Time to Visit B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

The BR Hills Wildlife sanctuary is open throughout the year. But, the best time to visit B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary is from September to May.

How to get here

By Air: 
The nearest airport is located at Bangalore.

By Rail: 
The nearest railway station is located at Bangalore.

By Road: 
The B R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary is easily accessible by road being 254 km from Bangalore, 90 km from Mysore and 245 km from Ooty via Mysore.

 
 
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