Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

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Timings : 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Time Required : 2-3 hrs

Entry Fee : Adults: INR 50,
Children: INR 25

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Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Coorg Overview

The Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of 181 square km and has got its name from the Brahmagiri Park which is the highest peak with a height of 1608 m. The primary vegetation of the sanctuary includes evergreen and semi-evergreen forests, shoal forest patches in grasslands and bamboos. The sanctuary was established in the year 1974 and is surrounded by plantations of coffee and cardamom.

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Things to do and places to visit

While on the trek, the visitors will come across some beautiful places surrounding the Brahmagiri range which include-

1. Thirunnelai Temple which is said to be built by Lord Brahma himself and dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple comprises of 30 granite pillars which are given a traditional style of architecture.

2. Pakshipathalam is a cave which was said to be used by Gurus and saints in the historical times. It has an altitude of 1740 m and lies on the Kerala side of the Brahmagiri range.

3. Iruppu Falls which originate from the Lakshmana Tirtha River in Karnataka. Legends say that when Lord Rama and Lakshmana were searching for Sita and got thirsty, Lord Lakshmana shot an arrow at a spot on the Brahmagiri Hill from where the Lakshmana Tirtha River began to flow.

Best Time To Visit Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

It is an absolute pleasure visiting the beach and swimming and sunbathing in water between September and March after the monsoon season gets over.

How To Reach Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

The wildlife sanctuary is located at a distance of 250 km to the South-West of Bengaluru. One can easily reach here via cab. It lies 250 km away from Bangalore, and one can easily drive all the way to the sanctuary.

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