Surrounded by rocky hills, temples and caves is located at a distance 100.00 Kms from Bengaluru in Koratagere Taluk of Tumakuru District.
This place is most visited by trekkers, adventures as well as piligrims who came to Siddara Betta for the shrine of lord Siddalingeshwara which is a placedinside the caves.
Siddara Betta in kannada means “Hill of Saints”, so called because many Hindu saints performed penance and meditation here.The hills are also renowned for the medicinal plants and hence this is also known as a center for medicinal plants used in traditional medicine.
The natural springs, lush greenery, extremely picturesque landscape seen once reaching the top, the rocky terrain and caves add to the thrilling trek experience. Points of Interest along the trail.
Sightings or signs of wildlife like Leopard, Sloth Beer, Peafowl, Jungle Fowl and other birds. Panoramic View of Landscape.
Shorea roxburghii, Bucchanania lanzan, Anogeissus latifolia, Sterculia, Firmiana colorata.
Buses operate upto Koratagere, Siddara Betta is 12 kms from there. Rail/Air connectivity - Bengaluru nearest, 100 kms away.
OTHER PLACES NEARBY
Channarayanadurga Fort, Madhugiri Fort, Thimlapura Wildlife Sanctuary