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Savandurga hills  

  Bengaluru , Karnataka.
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  • Mountain and hill station
    Category
    Mountain and hill station
  • duration
    Duration
    2 - 3 Hours
  • mobile_voucher
    Mobile Voucher
    Accepted
  • accepts donations
    Donation
    Accepts
  • bird spotting
    Bird spotting
    Zone
  • parking
    Parking
    Available
  • adventure games
    Adventure game
    Available

Ticket

  • free entry
    free entry
  • mobile camera
    Mobile Camera
    FREE
  • still camera
    still camera
    FREE
  • video camera
    Video Camera
    FREE

Description

Savandurga is the name given to the hills situated at a distance of around 60 km to the west of Bangalore. Rising to an altitude of 1226 m above the sea level, these hills are considered to be one of the largest monolith hills in India. can see there an Arkavati river passes near to the hills toward the dam. Savandurga Hills form a part of the Deccan plateau and comprise of peninsular gneiss, laterites, basic dikes, and granites. They consist of two hills, namely Karigudda (black hill) and Billigudda (white hill). In the following lines, we have provided more information about Savandurga Hills near Bangalore, India.

Since the place involves trekking and sightseeing, it would be good to start early in the morning. Reach Savandurga hill by 7-8am which is a good time to enjoy the pleasant morning weather combined with scenic beauty. Savandurga Hills serves as the base for pilgrims who come to visit the Savandi Veerabhadreshwara Swamy temple and Narasimha Swamy temple, situated at the base of the hills. These hills are also quite popular among rock-climbers, cave-explorers, and adventurers. The dry deciduous forest surrounding the hills is home to the endangered Yellow-throated Bulbuls, Sloth bears, Leopards, etc. Even the flora of the Savandurga Hills is quite varied, comprising of over 59 tree and 119 shrub species.

What to See and Do in Savandurga

Savandurga is famous mostly for the opportunities it offers for adventure enthusiasts. It is a popular destination for rock climbers, cave explorers, and trekkers. The monolithic extensions, Karigudda and Biligudda, of Savandurga hills, offer great opportunities for the rock climbers. The rock climbing trails begin from the near the temples. The routes for climbing are marked in white on these monolithic hills. The midway of rock climbing is marked with the brick wall of Kempegowda Fort and the summit with a statue of Nandi.


Operational Hours

January to December
Monday 05:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Tuesday 05:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wednesday 05:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Thursday 05:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Friday 05:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Saturday 05:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Sunday 05:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Last Admission 05:00 PM

Things to carry

  • id card
    Id card
  • camera
    camera
  • selfi stick
    Selfi stick
  • water bottle
    Water bottle
  • sunglasses
    Sunglasses
  • cap
    Cap
  • first aid kit
    First aid kit
  • medicine
    Medicine
  • sun cream
    Sunscreen
  • power bank
    Power Bank

Things Not Allowed

  • no alcohol
    alcohol
  • no weapons
    Weapons
  • no pets
    Pets
  • no skate board
    Skate board
  • no smoking
    Smoking
  • no wifi
    Wifi
  • no plastic bag
    Plastic Bag

Near By

  • atm
    ATM
    0.5 KM
  • fuel station
    Fuel Station
    7.0 KM
  • restaurant
    Restaurant
    4.0 KM
  • hospital
    Hospital
    5.0 KM
  • pharmacy
    Pharmacy
    5.0 KM
  • hotel
    Hotel
    8.0 KM
  • bus stop
    Bus Stop
    0.1 KM

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