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Top 5 places to visit in Chamarajanagar

Tripiwiki : 03 Dec 2020
Karnataka has been ranked as fourth most popular destination for tourism among states of India with highest number of national protected monuments. It is home to 507 of the 3600 centrally protected monuments in India. Karnataka is know for it's rich ancient sculptured temples, modern cities, the hill ranges, forests and beaches. Hampi, Mysore, Jog Falls, Agumbe are few of the top sites to visit.

Following are the Top 5 places to visit in Chamarajanagar

Bandipur National Park, Bandipur Tiger Safari, Chamarajanagar (1 out of 5 places to visit in Chamarajanagar)

Bandipur National Park is beautiful forest area and a tiger reserve located near Gundlupet in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka, India. Bandipur National Park along with Mudumalai National Park, Wayanad National Park and Nagarhole National Park forms the Nilgiri biosphere reserve. The park covers 874 square km. This reserve is the largest protected area in South India and the region with highest number of wild elephants in South Asia. The park is located on the Mysore – Ooty highways. Apart from being home to the Asiatic elephant, Bandipur also has a sizable number of tigers. Bandipur national park is recommended for the recognition as a heritage site. As the place is near to Mysore, Bengalore and Ooty it one of the major tourist attraction in the region and one of the must visit place in Karnataka, India. Bandipur National Park is located at approx 20km from Gundlupet, 73km from Mysore, 219km from Bengaluru, 41km from Ooty, 380km from Kochi, 557km from Chennai, 125km from Coimbatore, 319km from Mangalore, 194km from Madikeri.

Bharachukki Falls, Shivanasamudra Falls, Chamarajanagar (2 out of 5 places to visit in Chamarajanagar)

Gaganachukki and Bharachukki, are the twin falls on the Kaveri river near Bangalore in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka, India. These are of the most popular weekend destinations for Bangaloreans. One can view Gaganachukki only from a specially-erected viewpoint. Bharachukki is more popular amongst tourists as it is more accessible. Bharachukki, along with its cousin Gaganachukki, attracts lots of tourist inflow. Calm, serene and scenic ambiance makes you fall in love with the place instantly. Bharachukki Falls is located at approx 120km from Mysuru, 97km from Mandya, 134km from Bengaluru. 471km from Chennai, 407km from Puducherry.

Biligiriranga Hills, BR Hills, B R Hills, Chamarajanagar (3 out of 5 places to visit in Chamarajanagar)

The Biligirirangana Hills, commonly called BR 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. It is a protected reserve under the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972. 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.

Gaganachukki Falls, Shivanasamudra Falls, Chamarajanagar (4 out of 5 places to visit in Chamarajanagar)

Gaganachukki and Bharachukki, are the twin falls on the Kaveri river near Bangalore in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka, India. These are of the most popular weekend destinations for Bangaloreans. One can view Gaganachukki only from a specially-erected viewpoint. Bharachukki is more popular amongst tourists as it is more accessible. Bharachukki, along with its cousin Gaganachukki, attracts lots of tourist inflow. Calm, serene and scenic ambiance makes you fall in love with the place instantly. Bharachukki Falls is located at approx 120km from Mysuru, 97km from Mandya, 134km from Bengaluru. 471km from Chennai, 407km from Puducherry.

Gopalaswamy Betta (5 out of 5 places to visit in Chamarajanagar)

Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta, is a hill (betta in Kannada) located in the Gundlupete Taluk, Chamarajanagar district of the state of Karnataka, at a height of 1450m India and is extensively wooded. It is also the highest peak in the Bandipur National Park. It lies in the core area of the Bandipur National Park and is frequented by wild life including elephants. Dense fog predominates and covers the hills round the year and thus gets the prefix Himavad(in the language of Kannada) and the temple of Venugopalaswamy (Lord Krishna) gives the full name of Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta.


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