Giridarshhini was first established as a restaurant in B.R. Hills around 1950, with keeping the tourist in mind , the one and only hotel served nearly 60 yrs , this was yet serving many pilgrimages and tourist who visit famous Ranganatha Swamy Temple, built during Hoysala period.

This also one and only point for coffee/ snacks and news paper hangout for the local people of the town. The hotel has beautiful coffee plantation and next to the hotel which is now has beautiful home stay building started as a tourism attractive place for many wildlife enthusiasts, nature lovers, and people who looks for nature outing and bike riders during weekends and holidays with family.

We are proud to say that our home stay is surrounded with coffee estates and forest trees which brings misty breathe and mountain fragrance from mountains next to us.

This was the vision of Mr.Vasu the planter and owner of Giridarshini hotel, his passion to convert this place as a tourist spot for nature lovers and brought the plan to execution in the year 2010.

This is running successfully from past 3 years, many of his friends joined hands together and making it successful.

This is a good holiday destination for family, friends, and planned get together activities.

Giridarshini homestay is one of the beautiful place which every individual a must visit place once in life time, and hang on to it for second time and third time and continuous visit.

Giridarshini homestay also produce organic honey, pepper, coffee, ginger, and many other products which is relish for mouth and tongue. Flora and fauna: B R hills are adjacent to eastern and eastern Ghats and are the hot spot for bio diversity which is 5th most bio diversity of the world.

It is home for many endemic species.

A place for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers and photography creeks.



Talakad-Places nearby BR Hills


Talakad or Talakadu is a desert-like town on the left bank of the Kaveri river 45 km from Mysore and 133 km from Bangalore in Karnataka, India. It once had over 30 temples, most of which now lay buried in sand.

Somanathapura-Places nearby BR Hills


is a town located 35 km from the historic Mysore city in Mysore district, Karnataka state, India. Somanathapura is famous for the Chennakesava Temple (also called Kesava or Keshava temple) built by Soma.

shivanasamudra-Places nearby BR Hills


Shivanasamudra is a small town in the Mandya District of the state of Karnataka. It is situated on the banks of the river Kaveri, and is the location of one of the first Hydro-electric Power stations in Asia, which was set up in the year 1902.

kgudi-Places nearby BR Hills

K Gudi Wilderness

K.Gudi Wilderness Camp located in the BR Hill, Karnataka, is a unique blend of wildlife sanctury and hill station.Set 3500ft above the sea level, the hill are interspersed with valley, stream & the place of breathtaking scenic beauty.

bharachukki-Places nearby BR Hills

Gaganachukki & Bharachukki Falls

The Gaganachukki and Bharachukki Fallslocated near Shivanasamudra are twin water falls, Gagana Chukki in Malavalli, Mandya, Karnataka, India and Bhara Chukki Kollegal, Chamrajnagar, Karnataka, India. It is 139 km from the Bangalore city.

Biligiriranganatha Swamy Temple-Places nearby BR Hills

Biligiriranganatha Swamy Temple

The Biligirirangana Hills, commonly called B R Hills, is a hill range situated in south-eastern Karnataka. The area is called Biligiriranganatha Swamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary or simply BRT Wildlife Sanctuary.

Muthathi-Places nearby BR Hills

Muthathi / Muttatti

is a settlement situated on the banks of the Kaveri river near Malavalli, Karnataka. It is surrounded by a dense forest which is the home of the Kaveri Wildlife Sanctuary. The location has associations with Sita (the wife of Rama) & Anjaneya (a Hindu deity).

Jungale Safari-Places nearby BR Hills

Jungle Safari

Wildlife sighting at the sanctury is consistent all year round. The evergreen & grass land plants here offrers refuge to a variety of wildlife, commonly sighted animals are owl, spotted deer, wild boar and elephants. There is also a chance of spotting the majestic tiger.


Giridarshini Rooms

We have 8 beautiful cottages in a single building which has beautiful balcony and open balcony from the room with beautiful slide glass window, which has a plantation look from inside.