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Take in the rush of adrenaline and excitement in Ramanagara, the birthplace of rock climbing. Located around 50km from Bangalore on the Bangalore-Mysore road, is a favorite amongst people looking for a quick getaway. Lately, the less traversed routes and mesmerizing hills of Ramanagara are driving a great deal of attention from those seeking adventure. Huge mountains, granites, and boulders provide the perfect spot for activities like rock climbing, rappelling, and trekking. This is not the only thing that makes these hills popular, Sholay the blockbuster Hindi movie was shot around Ramgiri, one of Ramanagara's hills and thus, earned the name of 'Sholay hills'.
The area on one side of Ramanagara is covered by the forest reserve spread as far as Magadi for the conservation of Asian Vultures. Apart from them, you can even sight different birds and, rarely though, Indian bear and Leopards.
Sunrise treks through the hills of Ramnagara are going to be an amazing experience for you as you watch the change the rising sun brings to the life around. Watch the constellation above as you tread through the darkness into the peak, where time halts as you wait for the sun to rise. Watch the bonfire soften the dampness of the cold night. Experience the thrill of Rappelling, which is sure to give you an adrenaline rush and bring out your adventurous side
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