Dodda Sampige Mara

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  • Address: Dodda Sampige Mara, BR Hills, Atgulipura, Karnatka, India, Bandipur
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids, Adventure, Games

Dodda Sampige Mara - Review

It literally means a large “Champak Tree”, is a large sacred grove of India of the Soliga people. The tree is considered to be quite a few years old and provides protection and shade to several sacred lingas that are worshipped in the area. Located on the banks of the river “Bhargavi”, it sees festivities and celebrations during Shivaratri. The place blossoms into red and yellow colored flowers in the month of April, giving the whole canopy a bridal look. Legend says that for the Soliga tribe Dodda Sampige Mara is a deity who performs the fire dance during Mahashivratri. The tree symbolises the relation of the local tribes with Mother Nature. A lot of fun and adventure activities can be enjoyed around this area. 

Dodda Sampige Mara Information

  • Wear comfortable shoes for walking in the groves.
  • Be careful of the wildlife around.
  • Carry a cover to protect yourself from the insects around.  

Dodda Sampige Mara Hours

  • The grove is open to visit at all times. Visiting it during the day is recommended. 

How To reach Dodda Sampige Mara by Public Transport

  • Bus:  KSRTC Bus Services and TNSTC Bus Services ply till the BR Hills.
  • Cab/ Car: Cabs and cars can be booked or hired to reach the groves, which are 4 kilometers away from the Hills. 

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TripHobo Highlights for Dodda Sampige Mara

  • Dodda Sampige Mara Address: Dodda Sampige Mara, BR Hills, Atgulipura, Karnatka, India, Bandipur
  • Dodda Sampige Mara Timing: 24-hrs
  • Dodda Sampige Mara Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Dodda Sampige Mara(preferred time): 06:30 am - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Dodda Sampige Mara: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Dodda Sampige Mara

  • 43.85% of people who visit Bandipur include Dodda Sampige Mara in their plan

  • 60% of people start their Dodda Sampige Mara visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Dodda Sampige Mara

Monday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Dodda Sampige Mara

People normally club together Kandal Cross Shrine and Brt Wildlife Sanctuary while planning their visit to Dodda Sampige Mara.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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