Adventure holidays in Shivgiri,Karnataka,india

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thivgiri Trails Estate is located right in the middle of the tiger reserve in the Yemmedoddi forests. It is a 100-year-old estate shrouded in greenery and holds the charm of the old world. Shivgiri is completely isolated from the outside world and that is the best part. You wouldn''t want to see

a McDonald glow sign in the middle of the forest, would you?


It is a wonderful place to unwind de-stress and distances yourself from the chaotic city life. The forest offers adventure in the form of trekking, rock climbing and wildlife viewing. The forest is home to a wide variety of wildlife and birds and all day long the calls of the wild animals can be heard. It is not uncommon to hear the grunts and see the pugmarks of a tiger or a panther in the vicinity of the guest house.

How to get there by Air
The closest airport to Shivgiri is the Bangalore airport about 235 km away.Tourist taxi services are available from here to Shivgiri.

How to get there by Rail
The nearest railhead to Shivgiri is Hubli approximately 215 km away.You can also take the Janshatabdi Express from Bangalore to Birur and then take a taxi to Shivgiri Trails Estate. Journey time is 3 hours hours.

How to get there by Bus
KSRTC bus services are available to Shivgiri from all nearby cities.Regular buses ply from Hubli, Kollegala, Mysore and Bangalore to Shivhiri.

Best time to Visit
Throughout the year is good, except July and August because the monsoon makes trekking and other activities a little difficult.

Camp Stay in Shivgiri
Shivgiri Trails Estate offers an excellent package that includes stay, meals and trek through the forest and it is not at all expensive.


Nearby Places
Muthodi Wildlife Sanctuary lays 65 kms away and you can take a safari inside the sanctuary for a view of some endangered animals.

For more information for this Destination please check india Travel Guide

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