Anthargange is a hill range situated near the city of. The rocky hills are a haven for trekkers and adventurous travelers. The range is situated in the district of in and is approximately 70 kms from Bangalore. Volcanic rock formations and its numerous cave systems are the main tourist attractions of the Anthargange range. Numerous caves and rocky outcrops will keep any traveler busy with exploration. There are also a few temples and religious sites for the spiritually inclined. Since the hill range is situated only 70 kms from Bangalore, day trips is the best option. The excellent road network to Kolar and the scenic drive make it worth the visit. For the more daring traveler, activities such as rappelling, high rope traversing, caving and trekking are available. Anthargange has many natural springs and the weather is generally very pleasant. For the seasoned traveler, a night time camping experience might be an option. However fires cannot be lit as it is wooded area. Overall Anthargange is an excellent place for a day trip; however the traveler has to be prepared for an exhausting trek, which is sure to be an exhilarating experience despite the physical effort. The best time to visit Anthargange is from October to March. During the month of may pre-monsoon rainfall can be expected. Both the North -East monsoon as well as the South-west monsoon affects the range.
Category : Trekking
Time Zone: UTC + 5:30 Hours
STD Code: 815
Best Time to Visit: October – March
Anthargange is a destination that will surely please the adventurous. The name Anthargange actually refers to a perennial spring which lies on the hills to the east of the Kolar district in Karnataka. The spring gushes its ways through some massive rock formations that come together to form a warren of big and small caves. This rocky hill range has a dense forest at the base, which is also worth exploring. The vegetation thins out towards the apex of the rock structure and the top is crowned with some thorny bushes.
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By Air : The nearest airport to Anthargange is the Bangalore International Airport, which caters to both domestic and international tourists. Situated at a distance of about 70 km from Anthargange, the airport is connected to different parts of India as well as the world, including European, Asian, American and Middle East countries.Bengaluru International Airport : 080 66 782251.
By Train : The nearest railway station to the destination is the Kolar Railway Station, which is well connected to all the nearby cities and towns. Travellers can hire taxis, cabs or motorbikes to reach Anthargange, which is just 3 km away from Kolar.
By BUS : No buses are available for Anthargange.
By Taxi : tourists have to hire taxis, cabs, cars or bikes to reach the destination. The journey by motorcycle is quite exciting as the distance is not much and the surroundings are beautiful.
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- Hill climbing, Rapelling, camping, Campfire. ; Thrillophilia Anthargange Adventure, Kolar District, Anthargange, India . ; Cost – N.A. ; Visiting Time – N.A. ; Closed Time : N.A.
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- Beware of pickpockets as Anthargange is a major tourist city in India.
- Beware of fake items. Better to buy from reputable shops even though you have to pay more.
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