There are regular buses from Bangalore (nearest airport) as well as a train link. KGF is connected to Bangalore via Kolar (NH7 runs from Kolar to Bangalore) by a state highway as well making it a possible drive of about three hours.
One can also take buses from Bangarapet (approximately 15km) (which is a major junction on the Bangalore to Chennai train route).
The old mining gold mining rigs are worth seeing.
Many old British bungalows.
One very beautiful church dating to British times
Do not go alone at night to interior areas. B.S.N.L mobile signals are available at most places.
- Dakshina Kannada
- Anshi National Park
- Bhadra Tiger Reserve