Gandikota and Belum Caves

Geological wonders of India
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Gandikota and Belum caves is a spectacular three day trip from Mumbai region.

Gandikota Fort is famous for the astonishing gorge on bank of river Penna. The ruins of Gandikota Fort narrates its history dating back to the 12th century. The fort has 2 beautiful ancient temples (Madhavaraya & Ranganatha Swamy).

Belum caves is the largest cave system open to the public on the Indian subcontinent. Belum caves are known for stalactite and stalagmite formations, spacious caverns with fresh water and siphons. The cave system reaches its deepest point 151 ft at the point known as Patalganga. Belum Caves have a length of 3,229 m. It is said that Buddhist and Jain monks meditated here. 

 

Brief Itinerary:

#Friday,

14:00 - Catch 11041 Chennai Mail from Mumbai

18:00 - Those joining from Pune can board the same train

 

#Saturday,

09:00 - Reach Tadipatri and have breakfast

11:00 - Explore Belum caves

14:00 - Reach Hotel near Gandikota and get fresh

15:00 - Explore Gandikota fort, Granary, Jumma Masjid etc.

17:30 - Enjoy Sunset view from Grand Canyon of India

19:00 - Campfire and fun at Hotel

 

#Sunday,

06:00 - Get up early to view the sunrise from Grand Canyon

07:30 - Explore the Ranganathaswamy Temple, Madhavaraya Temple, etc

09:00 - Checkout from Hotel and move to Tadipatri

12:50 - Catch 12164 Chennai Express from Tadipatri towards Mumbai

 

#Monday,

06:00 - Reach Mumbai

 

Cancellation Charges (not negotiable):

Rs.2000 - If cancelled at least 14 days before the trip

Rs.3900 - If cancelled in last 14 days to trip

 

Book your train tickets early to avoid WL tickets. Expected charges for train tickets from Mumbai to Tadipatri and back in sleeper class: Rs.1100; 3AC - Rs.3000

 

Basic fee Includes:

 - Road travel from Tadipatri onwards

 - All Food and refreshments (excluding train)

 - Accommodation at Gandikota

 - Entry charges at various places

 

Basic fee Excludes:

 - Train tickets and food in train 

 - Bottled water/cold drinks during trip

 - Any extra cost arising due to unforeseen events beyond our control

 - Anything not mentioned in ‘Includes’

 

Contact:

Krishna Kuya – 9820285295 (Also available on WhatsApp)

Email – kuya.krishna@gmail.com

Send WhatsApp message: https://wa.me/919820285295

 

Things to be carried:

 - At least 1 litre water in a reusable bottle (all time in your bag)

 - Proper clothing for two days

 - We appreciate people carrying fruits, dry fruits and Energy bars

 - Sunscreen, hat, umbrella etc.

Starting Point: Tadipatri Station

Cost:

Rs.3900 only

Upcoming Dates: 2 Oct
 
Best Season: July to Feb
Customized Group:
Minimum six participants
 

Bhandup (East),

Mumbai - 400042

darkgreen.adventures@gmail.com

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