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BR HILLS- A Pilgrimage Site
Biligiri Rangana Hills or BR Hills lie on the spot where the Western and the Eastern Ghats meet. This place is named so after the Rangaswamy Temple that lies on white cliff’s top. Situated in the Chamarajanagar district, these hills lie at the border of Karnataka and these are considered to be a traveler’s paradise.
Being a hill station, BR Hills offer a retreat from the hot summers of the city. Temperature all around the year remains pleasant and comfortably cold, making it a perfect place to visit during vacations. Celebrations taking place in different months keep the ambiance of this hill station pleasurable.
Large variety of flora and fauna can be observed at this hill station. Deciduous and evergreen trees can be easily seen around the place. Visitors can also expect to see some of the rare varieties of trees and plants. In the forest region, different animals can be easily spotted. Bird lovers can also view different types of exotic birds.
People of Soliga tribe are the inhabitants of this place and local handicrafts can be purchased from them as a memory of the trip. At this hill station, tourists can indulge in different adventurous activities such as water rafting, trekking or angling.
Various attractions that are present at this famous hill station are the BRT Wildlife Sanctuary, Dodda Sampige Mara and many more. Shopaholics can also enjoy themselves as BR Hills have some shops which sell beautiful local goods and various products made up of wood. Honey of the best quality which is reasonably priced can also be purchased here.