Place name: Ramadevara Betta (Karnataka Tourist Spot)
Type: Hill, good for treking
Location: Ramanagaram, 54 kilometers from Bangalore South West.
About the Place: Ramanagaram is a taluk of Bangalore Rural district, which is located towards South West of Bangalore and the hills are about 3066 feet above the sea level.
Ramanagara is the land of seven hills, namely Shivaramagiri, Yatirajagiri, Somagiri, Krishnagiri, Revanna Siddeshwara Betta, Jala Siddeshwara Betta and Sidilakallu Betta.Ramangaram is famous for many reasons like, historical temples, rock climbing, granite and stone quarries, industrial belt at Bidadi industrial area, silk cacoon industry and also is a great shooting location for action centered movies.
The famous movie Sholay was shot here and this was famous for Gabbar's hideout in the movie.
There are four famous rock climbing spots:
Though many hills are preserved for quarrying, many of them are visited and explored by the narure lovers and trekkers. This attracts weekend travellers because of its closer distance to Bangalore.
An organised trek will be conducted by Bangalore Mountaineering Club. Not only treks, but also adventure trips all around Karnataka and few places in South india. They also conduct trekking tours and rock- climbing in Ramangaram and other surrounding areas.
Bangalore Mountaineering Club
1310, Gokulam, 6th Cross, 10th Main, HAL 3rd Stage
Telephone: 080 25271045