Description

Serenity Travellers Trip to Gandikota & Belum Caves (Grand Canyon of India) on 12th & 13th Jan 2019

 

 

Region: Andhrapradesh

 

Type: Short Tour

 

Date: 12th & 13th Jan 2019

 

Leads: Radhika/Vishwajeet

 

Max Entries: 20 pax

 

 

About Gandikota and Belum Caves:

In the Outskirts of Andhra Pradesh, India; Gandikota Fort is one of the offbeat and isolated destinations in India. It is well famous as Grand Canyon Of India due to the beautiful Gorge of Gandikota Fort on bank of river Penna. The ruins of Gandikota Fort narrates its history dating back to 12th century. 

 

Belum Caves is the Second largest cave in the Indian Subcontinent for the narrow passages and steep chambers. It is said that Buddhist and Jain Monks meditated there in early ages. Many Buddhist relics were found in the “Meditation Hall” in Belum Caves. APTDC has maintained this cave with local resources.

 

Gandikota & Belum caves together is a great combo of geological miracles and is certainly one of the Most Unique & Must Visit destinations in India.

 

 

Brief Itinerary:

 

Friday, 11th Jan 2019

 

Get into “Dadar -Chennai Express” 

 

12163 at 08:20 pm from Dadar.

 

09:07 pm -Kalyan

 

12:05 am - Pune

 

 

Saturday, 12th Jan 2019

 

Reach at Tadipatri by 12:00 pm. 

 

Have lunch and proceed to Gandikota by private non-a/c vehicle. 

 

Check in to the hotel & Freshen Up. 

 

Visit the Mylavaram Dam near Gandikota Fort and Set out to explore one of the most unique places in India– Gandikota! 

 

Enjoy the scenic sunset at Gorge of River Penna –Grand Canyon of India. Back to hotel. Enjoy the group games, discussion sessions and overnight stay at hotel.

 

Sunday, 13th Jan 2019

 

05:30 Wake up and freshen up for Revisit to Gandikota and watch scenic Sunrise.

 

Back to hotel,

 

Have breakfast and freshen up. 

 

Explore the Gandikota fort, Ranganathswamy Temple, Madhavraya Temple, Granary, Jumia (Jumma Masjid) and other ruins. 

 

Check out and proceed towards Belum Caves in Kurnool district. 

 

Explore the India’s largest underground caves-Belum. 

 

Evening visit Bugga Ramalingeshwaram Temple and proceed to Tadipatri railway station. Board train for return journey by 06:30 pm by 11042 Mumbai Express.

 

Monday, 14th Jan 2019

 

Reach Pune by 09:30 am. 

 

Reach Mumbai CSMT by 01:30 pm.

 

Tour Fees: Rs. 4200 Per Person

 

Rs. 4000 per person for Reg. Member rs

 

 

Basic fee Includes:

 

 - Travel from Tadipatri Station to Gandikota and Belum Caves and Back in Non AC Vehicle.

 

 - All Food and refreshments on Trip (i.e. excluding in train)

 

 - Accommodation in a homestay/ Hotel

 

 - Entry Charges at Gandikota and Belum Caves.

 

 

Basic fee Excludes:

 

- Mumbai to Mumbai Train Tickets or any other transport mode till Tadipatri and back.

(If required participants can cantact us to get assistance in booking the train tickets)

 

 - Food or drinks in train and bottled water/cold drinks during trip.

 

 - Anything not mentioned in ‘Includes’

 

 

For Registrations, call Team Serenity Travellers:

 

Radhika: 9022045932/ 7506165750

 

Vishwajeet: 7720091989/ 8369339133

 

if not reachable do sms or watsapp.

 

Email id: serenitytravellers@gmail.com

 

 

Payment:

 

One needs to deposit Rs. 2000 in advance to book your seat into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.

 

 

Account Name : Vishwajeet Jayawant Patil

 

Bank : State Bank Of India

 

Account Type : Saving.

 

Account No : 33251324300

 

IFS Code : SBIN0012926

 

Branch : Bibwewadi Branch, Pune 

 

 

Once payment is done, please send an email to serenitytravellers@gmail.com    with Transaction ID, Participant Name, Email ID, Cell Number

 

Limited seats, entry on first come first served basis.

 

Cancellation Policy:

No Refund on Advance payment.

 

Cancellation 20 days Prior to event Date: 75% will be refunded.

 

Cancellation 10 days Prior to event Date: 50% will be refunded.

 

No Refund After that.

 

Important Points to keep in mind:

 

1 The leader's decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

 

2 Participants or Members are responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.

 

3 Please do not wear any jewellery.

 

4 Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, wherever you go, leave only your footprints and take back only memories.

 

5 Alcohol is strictly prohibited on the any events. Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the event. NO REFUND will be provided.

 

Medical Disclaimer: 

 

It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves.