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Siddara Betta, Tumkur.  
Siddara Betta
Siddara Betta
Fact File:

   Siddara Betta is 12+Kms from Koratagere in Tumkur district and is around 95+kms away from the Bangalore and 35+kms from Tumkur.
Distance from Bangalore : 95+kms.
Nearest Hospital : Koratagere.
Nearest food point : Korategere(Siddara Betta has small tea shops).
Nearest Petrol Bunk : Koratagere.

How to get there:
  Plenty of buses operate from Tumkur to Koratagere and Madhugiri, but to Siddara Betta this is quite limited. One has to take a deviation to the left after 2kms from Koratagere on the way to Madhugiri

    A rocky hill with temple and caves at the top are the attractions here. Though the major crowd which visits is the one of pilgrims. This place also interests trekkers and other nature lovers. Cave exploration is a enjoyable experience.

    As this place is being visited by thousands of visitors every year, because of the prevailing ignorance the place is full of garbage with plastic thrown everywhere. This needs to be stopped. Not just in Siddara Betta, in every place elsewhere.

    Being close to the Devarayana Durga and the forest surrounding it this place is a good place for a enthusiast bird watcher as well. This stretch of land covering Channarayana Durga, Devarayana Durga etc is the habitat of the Yellow Throated Bulbul.
The "trek2clean" people been visiting this place to make this a plastic free spot. You can contact them at trek2clean (at) hotmail.com
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    Other places nearby are Channarayana Durga, Madhugiri, Shivagange Devarayana Durga.