Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Chikamagalur
Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area and a Project Tiger tiger reserve located 38km. northwest of Chikkamagaluru town in Karnataka state, India. Bhadra sanctuary has a wide range of flora and fauna and is a popular place for day outings. The 1875m above MSL Hebbe Giri is the highest peak in the sanctuary.GeographyBhadra sanctuary consists of two adjacent sections. The main western Lakkavalli-Muthodi section lies from 13˚22’ to 13˚47’ N latitude, 75˚29’ to 75˚45’ E longitude and the smaller eastern Bababudangiri section from 13˚30’ to 13˚33’ N latitude and 75˚44’ to 75˚47’ E longitude.Elevation varies from 615m to 1875m above MSL, the highest point being Kallathigiri on the eastern boundary. The sanctuary is surrounded by the scenic hills and steep slopes of the Mullayanagiri, Hebbegiri, Gangegiri and Bababudangiri hills. 1930m Mullayanagiri peak in the Baba Budan Giri Range near the southeast edge of the sanctuary is the highest peak between the Himalayas and the Nilgiris.The 551ft high Hebbe Falls are in the eastern part of the sanctuary. The Manikyadhara Falls is located on the nearby sacred Baba Budan Giri HIll, The tributaries of the Bhadra river flow west through the sanctuary. The western border of the sanctuary abuts the Bhadra Reservoir and is part of its catchment area of 1968km2.Plan to visit Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Chikamagalur attractions using our Chikamagalur holiday planner.
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we had a nice jungle safari ride, though we were not lucky enough to see tigers and boars. overall it was a nice experience to roam in a jungle in an open jeep. this place is also referred as Muthodi ... read more »
good nature in the place.animals are hiding in the park so not a very good place that needs luck.instead of wasting money you can get your car and go on the main road through the forest you might anim... read more »
You may not be able to see big cats here due to thick forest cover, but you'll definitely enjoy the awesome open jeep safari into the wild crossing the bhadra river (directly without bridge), very les... read more »
A very serene place, must watch place in the beginning of the mansoon and towards the end of it. Many falls like hebbe and kallatagiri r very beautiful and a little trekk to hebbe from kemannugundi is a experience of the lifetime.
,heaven on earth
one of the best reserves. good experience
Deepak v k
Is super farest
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