K Gudi Wilderness Camp is the Property of Jungle Lodges and Resorts Ltd, Govt. of Karnataka

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K.Gudi Wilderness Camp located in the Biligiri Rangana Hill (BR Hill), Karnataka, is a unique blend of wildlife sanctury and hill station.Set 3500ft above the sea level, the hill are interspersed with valley, stream and the place of breathtaking scenic beauty.And the Biligiri Rangana Temple (BRT) wildlife sanctruary , is a heaven for a variety of wild animals and birds, making it a 'must-see' for those who love the pristine beauty of wilderness. India's most wanted brigand,veerappan, with his trademark handlebar moustache,once roamed these forests.

Activities

Safaris in open-top jeep into the Biligiri Rangana Temple wildlife sanctury- accompaniend by well-trained naturalist- are the best way to view wildlife here.The naturalist will interpert the sight and sounds of the forest to the guests.

Trekking inside the sanctury is another exciting way to experience nature first-hand.Guided by local naturalists, who know the terrain well,guests can follow trails which leads all the way up to the peaks of nearby hills.The views from a top the hill are astoundingf- with misty mountains and greenery spread out for miles opn end.Bird Watching enthusiasts can take short trails which abound with forest birds.

On a hilltop in the northwestern part of the sanctury, is the temple of Rangaswamy(Lord Vishnu), which has been a prilgrimage center for over 500 years. This is a popular spot with a stunning view. Another site worth visiting is the ancient Dodda Sampige Mara ( a large Michelia Champaka tree), which is rerversed by local soliga triber.

In the evening, after a wildlife movie, you can warm yourself around a campfire and listen to the tales of the jungle told by naturalist and other guests- or share your excisting wildlife tales with them.

Season

BR Hills is located in a rain shadow area receives its share of shower when the monsoon recedes during October and November.So, while in june to September are usually the wet months along the Western ghats, it is very pleasent and green in BR hill duirng these months, making it the best time to visit the camp.During summer (April to mid-june) it is a wonderful retreat from the heat of the plain.BR hill offers salubrious climate during the rest of the year.

 

 

Accommodation

Accommodation at the camp is clean, comfortable and non-ostentatious to merge with the environment. Guest can stay in any of the eight twin- bedded tented cottages ( with attached baths) and three log- cabins on stilts.One can gaze across the distant hills and green valleys below and hear the call of wild from the tents and log-cabins. There are also two spacious room in Maharaja Hunting Ladge for large groups.

At K.Gudi, dawn is greeted by chirping of birds; nightslit by hurricane lamps, all adding to the delightful experience amidst a perfect jungle setting.In fact, the camp uses solar power- that too, for a few hours after sun down.

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