BR Hills Wild Safari
BR Hills (Biligiri Rangana Betta), is located 2 hours away from the Naturedine Homestay.
This drive will be exploring many locations that a normal road never could. This road journey crosses through Dhondeling (Tibetan camp) and Sathyamangala Wildlife Sanctuary via Hasanoor which is the connecting belt to Ooty. Dhondenling Monastery Kollegal - Tibetan settlement camp is similar to Kushalanagar, its biggest settlement camp in India which gives a rich culture experience of Tibetans.
Camping rules - Stare at the fire. Listen to the birds. Jump in the lake. Read. Take a nap. Relax. Watch the sunset. Cook over the fire. Breathe the fresh air.
08:30 AM - Departure from Bangalore (Town Hall : Nearest metro station - Central College)
12:30 PM - Lunch near Gaganachukki Falls (not included in the package)
01:30 PM - Check in homestay
02:00 PM - Open jeep ride, village tour or kayaking (depending on time, activities might interchange for self drive participants; kayaking and jeep ride village tours will be paid activities)
05:00 PM - Check-in to campsite
Open air movie
Sunday - Day2
05:00 AM - Wake-up call
06:00 AM - Depart from the campsite
07:00 AM - Dhondeling, Tibetan village (you can have breakfast on the way)
08:00 AM - Departure to BR Hills via Hasanoor
11:00 AM - K'gudi visit for safari (participants need to pay the charges as per the government fee)
12:00 PM - Temple and view point visits
12:30 PM - Departure to Bangalore.
Food & Stay
Breakfast - You will be at Talabetta before the start of the hike; items - dosa, idli, rice batch, coffee/tea; any water bottle, snacks or drinks purchased in the hotel by an individual needs to pay for it separately.
Day 1 Lunch - On the way, paid by participant (not included in the package)
Day 2 Lunch - On the way back to Bangalore, paid by the participant (not included in the package)
Stay - 2 sharing or 3 sharing tents are provided. Dormitory will be on an extra charge, so see the "Book Ticket" packages.
Note - Alcohol is not allowed for the entirety of the trip; self drive is available, dormitory available with extra charges; please check booking for more details.
Things To Carry
Bag pack (toiletries)
Water bottle (2 litres)
Fully charged mobile (no charging facility at venue)
Power bank (optional), mosquito repellent, moisturizer/Vaseline
Medical kit (personal medicines)
Sunglasses, camera (optional)
Slippers/chappal (use at night)
2 pairs of clothes
Snacks & energy bars.
90 % refund before 2 days of cancellation of trip
50% refund before 1 day of cancellation of trip.
Using foul or abusive language or arguing with fellow travellers/organizer will not be acceptable and will stand a chance of being deserted by the travel group.
Do not advise organizer on the schedule or activities.
About the organizer
These outing activities are the product of their NGO Rural Education Development Society which right now adopted a school called Sharadha Vidyakendra in the campsite location.
Naturedine Homestay is located about 180 km from Bangalore and it will be the connecting point between Cauvery & MM Hills elephant corridors and BR Hills & Sathyamangala Tiger sanctuaries. And the location is just 50 km away from the Gopinatham, which is the birth place of India's most wanted dacoit Veerappan and its most unexplored area in Karnataka due to its vast area coverage between 3 states.
Nature Dine Homestay
Chenna Basava Kuratti Hosure, Kollegaka TQ, Karnataka 571444