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“fantastic trip”

BRT Wildlife Sanctuary
Reviewed November 9, 2012

every thing i like resort specially to good location is very good thanks country club resorts one thing i dont like at near check post one shop jungle item like honey and tshirt are very costly

4  Thank deepakkhuman
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Reviewed May 30, 2012

The main attractions there are Deer, Bison, Neelgai and a few birds ... The forest is also not dense ... Not at all a good option for people who are interseted in watching wild cats or even elephants ... Bandipur is famous for elephants, but we couldn't find a single one in our 2 2hrs trip.

4  Thank Arijit750260416
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Reviewed May 28, 2012

We visited the place at the end of April. It was nice place and pleasant. Its well managed tour by govt. officials. Could see bisons, peacock (dancing peacock actually), lots and lots of deers and a few birds. Hoped to see tiger, but in vain

Thank RoamInIndia
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Reviewed March 31, 2012

Drove through BRT Wildlife sanctuary during Mar 2012. It was quite dry during that season. The roads inside are well laid and has 2 checkposts, one in the entry from Chamrajanagar road and the other near K.Gudi where you have to register your name for entry. The forest guards in both checkposts expects a small tip. Enter the reserve through Chamrajanagar and exit via yelandur to get a full coverage. I was able to spot wild pigs, giant squirrels, barking deers, spotted deers etc during my drive. BR Temple is in the middle of the jungle.

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3  Thank Fleming_Joseph
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Reviewed May 14, 2011

We arrived in the village near the sanctuary by bus and had a hard time to find a suitable 4WD taxi (a tuk tuk would not be able to reach the camp inside the sanctuary). Note: the taxistand is located about 1 km from the busstand! The hour drive uphill to the Camp with a 4WD would set you back 700 Rs. On our way up the hills we already saw plenty of wildlife and nice scenery. Only after passing a checkpoint with guard and showing our reservation we were allowed into the sanctuary and arrived in the camp. So you need a reservation for the K Gudi Wilderness Camp (from Jungle Lodges & Resorts) to even enter the sanctuary! Compared to Bandipur NPor Nagarhole NP it is much more quiet here and you will probarbly encounter no other tourists during the safari's. It is not allowed to enter the sanctuary by yourself or by foot because large preditors live in this area! The Sanctuary it self is located in the hills and the climate is little bit cooler. We stayed here in March and needed a sweater for the morning safari's but after sunrise it warms up very quickly. In January - April it is very dry but the Sanctuary has several ponds/waterholes where you have a good change to find wildlife. We stayed here for 3 day's and saw lots of wildlife like: serpent eagle, owls, woodpeckers, kingfishers and other birds. We also saw spotted deer, sambar deer, gaur, mongoose, wild pigs, wild dogs, elephants and to top it of we even saw leopard. The manager of K Gudi Wilderness Camp, who is a very enthusiatic wildlife photographer and a very nice person to meet, told us that a tigress with cubs live within the Sanctuary as well. For her protection (or ours?) they closed a part of the park for safari's so we did not see her. Us being nature and wildlife lovers, enjoyed the place very much and we took some wonderfull pictures. Ofcourse nature cannot be directed and sometimes you are lucky and sometimes you are not. Take the time to enjoy this place, at least a few day's and you will not be dissapointed. You can stay in the wonderfull K Gudi Wilderness Camp (see our review). We certainly want to come back here sometime after the summer when the jungle is thick and green and will give us a complete new experience.

8  Thank Dutchkenny
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