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Situated 60 kms to the west of Bangalore, Savandurga, considered to be one of the largest single rock formation in the whole of Asia. It comprises of two hills, Billigudda (white hill) and Karigudda (black hill) and has a temple situated at the foothill and a pond near by.
The Akravati river can be seen from the top. It makes for an easy and picturesque trek and also has a perennial lotus pond in it. It is frequented by travelers for trekking, camping and rock climbing
- Carry at least 1-2 liter water per person and food since there aren't a lot of places to eat at- People planning to indulge in adventure sports activity need to get permission from the District forest officer at Ramanagaram and pay Rs 125/- per head as entry fee- There is no fees to climb the rock but there will be some local guides who may assist you for a payment if needed- Since the rocks can be wet early morning, it is best to wear rubber soled shoes- Consumption of Alcohol is strictly prohibited on the hills
Close to the nature. Offers trekking opportunity in Karnataka. Untouched beauty without the presence of commercialized buildings or cafes. Provide serene ambiance and is a different picnic spot.
It is difficult to reach Savandurga due to lack of connectivity via airways and railways. Accomodation facilities are not available, and camping is the only option. It can be quite difficult to trek here in rainy season.
If you are adventure enthusiast, Savandurga will help to ignite your enthusiasm. You can trek to the summit of Savandurga hill. This place will also provide calmness to all the nature lovers with its untouched beauty and presence of trees and greenery everywhere.
Savandura doesn't have any airport of its own. So, Bengaluru International Airport is the closest airport to Savandurga. Savandurga is connected to other cities via roadways.Taxis are readily avail... (Read More)
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