Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta

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Highlights

Rating
Rated 4.3 / 5 - based on 100 reviews
Attractions : Nature, Venugopalaswamy Temple
Season : January to December
Weather : Summer (23 to 30°C), Winter (15 to 25°C)

Details

"Hima" means fog in Kannada "Gopalaswamy" is the name of the Lord Krishna worshiped in the temple. "Betta" means hill. Hence the name "Himavadgopalaswamy Betta". The place is surrounded by lush greenery all around and there is dense fog which forms in this place throughout the year. It is the highest point in the Bandipur Wildlife Sanctuary at an altitude of 1450 m.

There is a motorable road upto the top of the hill. However, personal vehicles are not allowed. One has to park the vehicle at the base of the hill. There are KSRTC vehicles which take visitors to the top of the hill and back.

Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta timings - 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. The timings is to minimise disturbance to widlife.

Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta tourist attractions

Gopalaswamy temple

The temple is located at the top of the hill. It houses Lord Krishna. It is a great experience to seek the blessings of the Lord amidst the wonderful surroundings.

Nature and Wildlife

The Western Ghats are one of the exotic scenic locations in South India. Located in the Bandipur National Park, this place offers a wonderful view of the nature. Surise and Sunset are a spectacle to watch from here. Elephant sightings are quite common in this region. The fog adds it's own flavour to the experience. It is a great place to spend some time.

Things to do in Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta

  • Enjoy the journey enroute.
  • Enjoy the view from the place and soak into the experience of the place.
  • Visit the Venugopalaswamy temple.

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Travel Guide

How to reach Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta

Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta is not easily accessible through public transport. The best way to reach the place is through taxi / car.

Nearest Bus Station

Gundlupet is the nearest bus station.

Nearest Railway Station

Mysore is the nearest Railway station.

Nearest Airport

Mysore airport is the nearest airport.

How to reach Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta from Bangalore

Car / Taxi

Bangalore to Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta distance is 225 km and is approximately a 4 hour journey. From Bangalore, connect to Mysore road to Natinal Highway 275. Follow National Highway 275 and National Highway 766 to Himavad Gopalaswamy Hills road in Sri Hangala. Follow this road to reach Himavad Venugopalaswamy Betta. This route goes through Ramnagara, Mandya, Mysore, Nanjangud, Begur to reach Himavad Venugopalaswamy Betta.

How to reach Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta from Mysore

Car / Taxi

Mysore to Himavad Venugopalaswamy Betta distance is 99 km and is approximately a 2 hour journey via State Highway 86. This route goes through Sargur, Begur to reach Himavad Venugopalaswamy Betta.

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