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Shree Himavad Gopalaswamy



Perform your obligatory duty, because working is indeed better than sitting idle. Even the maintenance of your body would not be possible without work.

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Things to Remember..

1. Private Vehicles are not allowed from Forest Check Post

2. No Food and Accommodation is available in the Hill and Temple Premises

3. No Plastic Zone

4. No Liquor / Alcohol Zone



Be alert - Remember these things:

  • Liquor and smoking is strictly prohibited.

  • This area is covered under the Project Tiger for Bandipur wildlife sanctuary and is a no plastic zone.

  • Elephants are very commonly seen in the hill area; sometime on the roads too..! So beware of Elephants. Maintain Silence in Buses.

  • Overnight stay on the top is strictly banned due to wild animals attacks.

  • Trekking and videography in the surrounding hills are allowed only with prior permission and to be accompanied by the forest department guides.

  • Food Shops / refreshment hotels are not available at the hill.


Place Statistics:

Type of Place: Hill and ancient Temple

Situated: Chamarajanagar District, karnataka. INDIA.

Distance: 220 Km from Bangalore; 75 Km from Mysore; 10 kms from Hangala Village, 21kms from Bandipur Reception area.

Transport: Only Karnataka State Government buses ply to the top of the hill.

Information: Private Vehicles / Tourist Vehicles are not allowed to the top of the hill

Timings: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Staying Options: Forest Guest House at Bandipur, Jungle Lodges, M.C.Resorts, Country Club, Cicada Resort

Food Facility: Not available at the top of the hill

Staying on hill is not allowed:

Tourists are advised to stay at Gundlupet or cottages in Bandipur which are very nearby. Additional places which can be visited in this area include, Bandipur Wildlife sanctuary, Nugu and kabini reservoirs, Hulugana Maradi, Goddess Sri Chikkamma Devi temple.