Trip to Gandikota, Belum Caves & Lepakshi - [26th - 27th August 2017 ] Registration is Closed

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About the place:

Gandikota, also known as Grand Canyon of India is a fort built in 12th century with red granite stones. The fort is protected by a deep gorge on one side, several hundred meters long and deep, with gigantic boulders scattered all around. Camping under the stars here would be a memorable night..! There are two ancient temples and a masjid in this fort which are in ruins due to lack of preservation.

Belum Caves, is the largest and longest cave system open to public in the Indian subcontinent. The govenment has built pathways, provided illumination and sank ventilation shafts to make the caves accessable. After the discovery of these caves back in 1983, it came to light that Buddhist and Jain monks were inhabited at this place. There is a underground stream that forms a natural waterfall at 150 feet deep from the ground level.

Lepakshi is a famous temple located in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. It is popular for the architecture built by talented sculptors in 16th century. A 6 foot giant Nandi sculpture is a unique feature in this place. The construction is made in the style of Vijayanagara with beautiful stone cravings all around.

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Tentative Schedule:
Difficulty level Easy
Accommodation type
Camping in Tents
Washrooms Available.
Food Basic Veg Food
Transport Non A/c. Depending on number of participants it can be Tavera/Qualis, Tempo Traveler, MiniBus, Bus, others.
Distance from Bangalore 281 Kms (approx)
Total trekking distance ONLY sightseeing

Saturday: 26th August 2017
06:30 AM:  Pick up from BMC, Indiranagar
06:45 AM:  Pick up from New Shanti sagar hotel,
Domlur
07:00 AM:  Pick up from Lifestyle, Magrath Road (Near Garuda Mall)
 

08:30 AM: Breakfast.
03:00 PM: Reach Gandikota. Explore the place.
06:00 PM: Hotel.
08:30 PM: Dinner (ready to eat meals) & bonfire

Sunday: 27th August 2017
06:30 AM: Freshen up.
08:30 AM:
Breakfast.
10:00 AM: Travel to Belum Caves (60 km from Gandikota)
01:30 AM: Lunch & travel to Lepakshi Temple (210 km from Belum Caves)
06:30 PM: Start back to Bangalore (125 km)
08:30 PM: Reach Bangalore

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Photo Credits: Varun Juneja & Asish Pati 

Suggested things to carry:
-One back pack
-Water bottles 2 liters
-Change of clothes for two days
-Sunscreen & sunglasses
-Toiletries (Shampoo, towel, toothpaste, tissue paper, etc.)
-Allergy medication (if any)
-Energy food like chocolate, nutrition bars etc
-Juice packs, Glucose-D etc.
-Torches with new batteries.
- Camera (optional)
- Rain Coat / jacket (Just in case)
- Odomos or any
mosquito repellent cream

Capacity: Max 20

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Important points to be noted before registering
 

Participation Fees: Rs. 3,300 Per Person

Above charges Includes:

* Non-AC Transport with State tax
* Accommodation in Tents
* Basic first-aid
* Instructor from BMC
* 2 Breakfast
* 1 Lunch
* 1 Dinner
* Adventure Insurance Cover.


Above charges does not include: Ticket in Belum Caves & anything which is not mentioned above.

For any clarification email s at team @ bmcindia.org or call on 9611102222 / 9902027262

BMC Office Address :

#472, 1st Floor,
80 Ft Main Road, HAL 2nd Stage,
Opp BSNL Telephone Exchange,
Landmark - Jeevan Bhima Nagar Main Rd.
Bangalore - 560 075