Narayanagiri at jalamangala is an idyllic hill which is close to Ramnagar, It is 76 kilometres from Bangalore. The rocky hill is 3800 feet in altitude, on the top of the hill you can find Lakshmi Narasimha temple which will be open only on weekends.
Jalamangala is a calm and peaceful village which offers small ponds and numerous caves. The hill is accessible via an irregular footpath in the lower parts and rough steps, hewn on the stone rock face in the upper reaches.
Narayanagiri also offers a scenic view of small rainwater pond on one side of the temple. The temple itself is a fairly modern structure with brick and mortar walls and a cement gopuram. But the original temple inside the brick structure is made of stone adorned with attractively carved pillars.
Trekking in this hill is a main course of activity and this place offers great hiking experience to the adventure enthusiasts. This is the perfect place to trek on your weekends and relax on the top of the hill through Camping. It is suggested to go with the Adventure Guide for night trek where there are chances of missing the route.
Top 10 activities can be done in this hill. Come let’s join and explore those activities:
- Zip Line
- Target Shooting
- Night Trekking
- Birds Watching
- Mountain Biking
The team can look for various species of birds, temple and it’s a very good spot to gaze stars in the night. The infrastructure is not developed for the tourists hence you should plan to carry food, sufficient water bottles, Energy foods, etc. There are no accommodations either atop the hill or at the base. The temple is open only on Saturdays; you can plan your trip accordingly and enjoy the adventure activities with your loved ones.