What is the best time to visit BR Hills?

An ideal time to visit BR Hills is between November and March, as the forests in the region are in their prettiest state. You can also enjoy many adventurous activities during this time of the year. Because of the high altitude, it does not get hot, making it a perfect destination for all seasons.

Weather in BR Hills

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Monthly Weather in BR Hills

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 18 29
February 17 31
March 22 33
April 24 35
May 23 33
June 23 30
July 22 29
August 22 29
September 21 29
October 21 30
November 19 30
December 18 28

BR Hills in Winter (November - March)

Winter is the time when BR Hills is crowded by tourists, who come from different places to spend some quality time in this hilly spectacle of Karnataka. Starting from November, the cold season in BR Hills lasts till February. The cold and pleasant weather is ideal for a variety of outdoor activities like trekking and camping. The dry temperate climate makes it a suitable time for taking a trip to the famous Biligirirangan Wildlife Sanctuary, since the nights get extremely cold, carrying warm woollens is mandatory.
Sambar Stag at Biligiriranga temple wildlife sanctuary
Sambar Stag at Biligiriranga temple wildlife sanctuary
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BR Hills in Summer (April - June)

The weather in BR Hills during summers from April to June is quite pleasant. Wildlife is best observed during the dry and warm months of the year. The main attraction of this place is the wildlife sanctuary, which can be explored easily in these months. Mild summers arrive in BR Hills in March which lasts until April, bringing along balmy days and relatively pleasant nights. Temperature varies from 21- 38 degrees Celcius when skies remain clear for most of the days, offering abundant sunshine. The weather is moderate and favourable for going out on local voyages and exploring the lush greenery of the surrounding areas. Fishing turns to be fruitful during this time. BR Hills is also an offbeat destination for bikers.
BR Hills Landscape
BR Hills Landscape
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BR Hills in Monsoon (July - September)

Monsoon is the time when one can see the beauty of BR Hills at its best. Beginning from June, the monsoons are characterised by moderate showers and low temperatures. Skies remain cloudy and overcast for almost the entire month with recurring rainfalls which might hinder a vacationer from indulging in adventure activities. However, the beauty of the place increases manifold because of the frequent downpours, and it's an ideal time to visit if you're a Pluviophile. If you're a nature buff who loves the monsoons then plan on a trip to BR Hills, and don't forget to carry proper rain gears when venturing out.
Monsoon Clouds BR Hills
Monsoon Clouds BR Hills
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Events in BR Hills

Annual Car Festival, Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple

April

The deity in the Biligiri Rangaswami Temple is depicted in a unique standing position. Every 2 years, slippers made from skin are presented to the deity. Attracting many devotees from all over the state, the Annual Temple Car Festival is held during the time of Vaishakha.

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