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Tiger Stripe butterflies elegantly fluttering over flowers, vigilant wide-eyed Barking Deers and swift Sambar Stags are among the few sights you can witness at the BRT Wildlife Sanctuary. This protected reserve is home to an ecosystem that is unique to both the western and eastern ghats. This tiger reserve is a must-visit for photography buffs, wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers.There are a number of resorts and home stays that cater to the needs of the avid traveler. 

A jungle among the clouds, BR Hills is a wildlife destination. The BRT Wildlife Sanctuary, recently declared a Tiger reserve, has recorded 26 species of mammals and 254 species of birds. 
The Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple holds the giant 1 foot slippers of lord Rangaswamy, who is said to have roamed the jungles nearby. 
A jungle soaked in legend, BR hills is a heaven for anyone whose passion is nature. 

Been Here  
  • Visit the centuries old Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple
  • Time to visit: June to November
  • BRT Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Trek to DoddaSampige, a Solia tribe holy area.
BR Temple: A temple in between a jungle, BR Temple is dedicated to lord Rangaswamy. Be sure to visit to see the 1 foot sandals, believed to be worn by the lord to take a walk in the Jungle. 
BRT Wildlife Sanctuary: A trek through the forest with a guide well versed in its antiquities, or an elephant safari, BRT Wildlife Sanctuary is as good as any other!
Typically South Indian food, Mayura Prakriti, a state run enterprise serves both vegetarian and non vegetarian varieties. Be sure to try out Dhole Den and Tusker trails as well. 
Purchase products made by the local Soliga tribes. Many boutiques here offer products made by them to support their livelihoods. 
Languages spoken: Kannada, English
Currency: Indian Rupee
Climate: Being a hill station, the climate is pleasant for the most part, although summers may get a little uncomfortable. At other times, be sure to pack your woolens and carry an umbrella!
Connectivity: Mobile connectivity might pose a problem. Do inquire with your place of stay before travelling. 
Cultural habits: Soliga is the indigenous tribe of the region. 
Trivia: The 1 foot slippers are replaced at regular intervals by the local tribes. 

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