At the K. Gudi (Kyathadevara Gudi) Wilderness Camp, you are in nature's lap. The K.Gudi Camp is located inside the Biligiri Ranganna Temple Wildlife Sanctuary. A unique blend of a wildlife sanctuary and hill station, the Biligiri Ranganna Hills (B.R Hills) is a haven for a variety of wild animals and birds, making it a 'must see' for those who love the jungle in its pristine glory. Here, one is welcome to unwind and enjoy Nature's gifts unfettered by civilization. Here dawn is greeted by the chirping melody of birds; and nights lit by hurricane lamps, all adding to the delightful experience amidst a perfect jungle setting. Create your own ambience and revel in the spirit of freedom!
Accommodation at K.Gudi Wilderness Camp is clean, comfortable, homely, non-ostentatious and merges with the surrounding environment. K.Gudi can easily accommodate 35 to 40 guests at a time and also provides an ideal setting for hosting meetings and conferences.
The Camp has eight twin bedded tented cottages, three newly built log huts and four well-furnished rooms at the Maharaja's Hunting Lodge.
The Camp is open throughout the year. Situated at an altitude of 3300 ft. to 5000 ft, the sanctuary offers salubrious climate all the year round. Wildlife sighting is excellent at all times, irrespective of the season.
K Gudi is the base for various wildlife expeditions into the Park. Open topped jeep rides, with trained naturalists to interpret the sightings, are the major attraction of the camp.
Trekking inside the Sanctuary is another exciting activity that the camp offers its guests. It offers a plethora of wildlife viewing opportunities and bird watchers would be delighted at the number of birds one can sight in these trails.
Sit around a campfire or watch a wildlife movie at the audio-visual room.
Watch the nimble hands of the workers at the coffee estate, view a panoramic sunset from a mountain top, visit the Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple, and discover the kingdom of butterflies and insects.
Carry on with your safari and trekking to many different areas
or simply take a snooze on a hammock, amidst the chirping of birds. Or just read on and finish your favorite book!
The commonly sighted animals to name a few are:
Leopard, elephant, tiger, gaur, wild dog, sloth bear, barking deer, spotted deer, sambar, wild boar, porcupine, python, Malabar giant squirrel.
More than 270 species of birds exist here, to name a few:
Scarlet minivet, velvet-fronted nuthatch, gold-fronted chloropsis, lorikeet, blossom-headed parakeet, heart-spotted woodpecker and malabar whistling thrush among numerous others, making it an ornithologist's delight.