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BRT Wildlife Sanctuary

East of the Western Ghats | BR Hills, Chamarajnagar, Bandipur, India
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Bandipur
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Very serene and natural wilderness. Seen leopard twice in our earlier visits. Have heard the growl of Tiger calling for his mate at midnight.Could take my Grand Daghter on an elephant ride.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

SInc ewe went in the month of September, it was full greenary in the forest. Even the road side bushes were thick. Loved it !! We had gr8 sightings also.

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Have seen lot of 'wild'life enthusiasts coming to BRT to catch a glimpse of some animals by taking a taxi or an SUV and speeding on the roads, honking at will, etc. Please instruct your taxi drivers not to honk inside the reserve. You will not see anything except few species of trees. This is not a place for casual... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

early morning if u go you can see al the animals like deer. peacock, elephants bison's, beautiful weather forest is very good calm & quite, Love to see tigers. But we couldn't see at all.

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Chennai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Billigiri Ranganathar Hills (or simply BR Hills) is a scenic little town in the Yelandur taluk of Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka. About 90 kms from Mysore, It actually forms a ridge between the Western and Eastern ghats. The BR Hill temple atop the high hill offers a wonderful view of the forests around it. These pristine forests were once home... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is my third visit to the sanctuary. I have been able to sight a different species during each of my visit. While sighting wildlife is a chance, the drive through the forest is very refreshing.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

A small but excellent getaway and pretty good for wildlife viewing. If lucky you can see tigers, leopards and the usual other wildlife denizens

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We decided to go to BRT Wildlife Sanctuary during summers. We stayed in Jungle Lodges K Gudi Wilderness. The resort was open to forest. The minute we reached a security said a Tiger has come in the campus. We closed the windows and doors and saw the huge male tiger,what a brathtaking sight. The next morning we got up and... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We decided to go to BRT Wildlife sanctuary and stay there for 2 days.We started from Bangalore it took us 5 hours to reach. In the way we saw a python.We stayed in Jungle Lodges K Gudi Wilderness camp.It was open and surrounded by forest.The noises in the night was off typical forest.We got up in the morning at 6.It... More

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I had visited the Sanctuary on feb 2014 and unfortunately it was closed for some animal census/forest fire. This place is not as great as the other wildlife sanctuaries like Bandipur or Nagarhole, I was just a bit shocked when I actually couldn't find any Chittal which is the most common of the animal to be spotted. The forest was... More

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