Biligirirangan Hills, Bandipur

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The Biligirirangana Hills, commonly called BR Hills, is a hill range situated in south-eastern Karnataka, at its border with Tamil Nadu (Erode District) in South India. The area is called Biligiriranganatha Swamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary or simply BRT Wildlife Sanctuary. It is a protected reserve under the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972. Being at the starting point of the Eastern Ghats and very close to Western Ghats, the sanctuary is home to eco-systems that are unique to both the mountain ranges. The site was declared a tiger reserve in January 2011 by the Karnataka government, a few months after approval from India's National Tiger Conservation Authority.
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  • A great place to drive through with wonderful scenic views of the hills and the forests. Every season offers a completely different feel while you drive through it.  more »
  • BR hills is a nice place right in the forest area. The forest entry is open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. There aren't many spots to see as such, so there is not much to do and the place can be covered....  more »

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