Explore The Natural Beauty Of BR Hills In Karnataka!

Written By

Gopika VC

The Biligirirangana Hill Range, also known as BR Hills, is a popular weekend destination located approximately 180 kilometers from Bangalore.

  BR Hills in South Eastern Karnataka has mountain range-specific ecosystems. It's north-west of the Western Ghats and west of the Eastern Ghats.


The B.R Hills Wildlife Sanctuary covers 540 square kilometres and combines the climates of the Western and Eastern Ghats.

Climatic Conditions

This temple on the BR Hills' highest point religious worship Lord Ranganatha. Only this temple describes this divinity standing.

Tourists Attraction

Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple

Wildlife enthusiasts will like BRT Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary covers an area of approximately 539 square kilometres and is located at an elevation of 1524 meters.

BRT Wildlife Sanctuary

BR Hills offers thrilling fishing, rafting, and hiking. The area's lush green hills and Cauvery river are ideal for trekking as well as fishing and rafting.

Adventure Activities

K.Gudi Wilderness Camp's beautiful location where the eastern and western ghats meet enhances the experience.

K.Gudi Wilderness Camp

The best time to visit BR Hills is between October and March, when the weather is ideal for enjoying the site.

Best Time to Visit

By Flight:  The closest airport to BR Hills is Mysore Domestic Airport. By Train: The nearest railway station is Chamarajanagar, about 40 kilometers away.

How to Reach?

By Bus: KSRTC and private buses connect the area to major cities like Bangalore, Chamarajnagar, etc. By Road: Roads to BR Hills are well-maintained. BR Hills is around 30 minutes from Kollegal by car.