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.
Adventure Options for Travelers
The charm of Anthargange lies in its rocky structure and caves. For those with a spirit of adventure, rock climbing and trekking up the hill can be a great experience. The caves here are also with exploring. The trek up takes at least an hour or two, while coming down will be much faster and easier. Rapelling and high rope traversing are other options for the adventurous.
Anthargange also has religious significance and there are pilgrims who come here to see the perennial spring and an old temple. In fact, the spring ends its course in the mouth of a stone bull which is part of the temple structure.
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The place lies at a distance of 68 kilometers from Bangalore and the excellent roadways and connectivity options have contributed to its tourist influx.