Adichunchanagiri is located in an altitude varying between 770m to 1000m. The sanctuary protects the peacocks and several other fauna. The flora is diverse and the birds species are something to look out for.
For bird watchers, sighting some of the rare species like the yellow-throated bulbul is a delight. The entry fee is a negligible Rs 15 for Indian tourists and Rs 50 for foreign tourists. To make your experience complete, there is also facility for safaris organised by forest department.
Carry a camera with you because you surely dont want to miss out on the fantastic landscapes and hire a guide whod fill you in with facts and incidents about the place. Other than the peacock sanctuary, Adichunchanagiri is dotted with temples. Even for the adventure lovers, this place is pretty interesting. The rocky hills serve as challenging rock climbing experience.
Bangalore - Kunigal - Yadiyur - Adichunchanagiri
Nearest Town: Nagamangala (23.5 km)
Distance from Bangalore: 110 km
Best Time to Visit: Throughout the Year.
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