Savandurga is a famous trekking region teemed with scenic
nature beauty. It is a fabulous hilly region in India where one of the world’s
largest monolithic hills is located. The huge hill is made up of single rock
which measures 1226 meters in height. The abundant nature beauty, serene
atmosphere and calm surroundings are the attracting features of Savadurga.
Besides its scenic beauty, its close proximity to state capital Bangalore
facilitates the access to Savandurga. Apart from the huge monolithic hills,
there are two more minor hills namely Biligudda and Karigudda are also adding
the beauty of this hilly region. Savandi Veerabhadreshwara swamy temple and
Narashimha swamy temple are the two major temples located at the foothills of
Places to visit
Narashimha Swamy Temple
It is located at the foothills of Savandurga hills. It is a
famous Hindus religious spot, devoted to Lord Narashimha.
Savandi Veerabhadreshwara Swamy Temple
It is another ancient temple and exact origin is unknown. It
is dedicated to Lord Veerabhadra and it is one of the beautiful temples of
Savandurga, nestled at the foot of monolithic hills.
Thippagondanahalli Reservoir, Syed Ghulam Qadri’s Tomb and
Machinbele Dam are the other well-known places in Savandurga.
Things to do
Trekking through hilly forests and woody landscapes are the
mesmerizing features in Savandurga.The place is primitive and isolated,
adventurous trekkers can even reach the peak of monolithic hills to enjoy
panoramic views and amazing landscapes.
How to reach
Bangalore airport is just 35 km from Savandurga is the
Bangalore Majestic and Cantonment railheads are the nearest
railway stations to reach Savandurga by train.
The cheapest mode of transportation to reach Savandurga is
road transportation. There are number of buses available to reach this place
from all major and minor cities of Karnataka.
In summer 22-37°C and in winter
19-32°C. October to March is the ideal time to plan a visit to Savandurga.