Overview

This is our Special Tour to Gandikota, we will be visiting the World famous Grand Canyon on India, Gandikota Fort, Belum Caves, Ram Shivlinga Temple, and Balaji Temple. The Belum Caves is largest and longest cave system open to the public on the Indian subcontinent, known for its speleothems, such as stalactite and stalagmite formations. This is a Tour filled of fun and one of the best way to start your New Year. This event is Safe and suitable for Girls, Solo Travelers, Family, Women, Couples and Kids. This is one of the best Location to Visit in India.

The Gandikota and Belum Caves Tour from Mumbai. Travel Package includes train tickets to Tadipatri. This tour to Gandikota will provide you with the maximum travel experience of Andhra Pradesh. The event is Kids, Group, Women, Couples and Families friendly. Other locations are Kasol, Rann Of Kutch.

Gandikota and Belum Caves Tour Information

 Tour Location  Gandikota, Andhra Pradesh
 Best Time to Visit  Sep to Feb
 Difficulty Level  Easy - Tour 
 Duration  3N | 3D
 Charges/Fees  INR 2500 onwards
 Suitable For  All age groups
 Tour Organised by   Mischief Treks
 Category  Group Tour
Batch Size  25 Participants

 

3 Nights 3 Days Available on request Gandikota, Andhra Pradesh
Highlights
What makes this event special
  • New Year Celebration at the Stay
  • Gandikota – Penna Gorge View Point
  • Gandikota Fort - Historical Structures
  • A walk inside Belum Caves for 1.5km
  • Formations & Geographical miracles of Caves
  • 13th Century Ram-Shivlinga Temple
  • Balaji Temple
  • Ranganatha Swamy Temple
  • Gautam buddha statue
  • Mafia - Tattva style
  • Photography - be ready to get clicked.
  • All the "Masti" which is a USP of Mischief Treks.
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Gandikota and Belum Caves Tour 

Gandikota Belum Caves Tour

⚠️  Eligibility condition 

If you wish to apply for being part of our group, you need to "Read" and "Understand" the Details, FAQ'sAbout Us Inclusions, Important NoteAbout-us, etc... Each participant needs to be physically and mentally fit to trek.
Do not book this event if the details mentioned on this page are not agreeable to you.

Dates and Rates
date & duration availability price
  • Sorry no more public batch Events available. You could get in touch with us at mischieftreks@gmail.com if you'd like to make a private batch booking.
  • Itinerary
    Timeline of the event.

    Meeting Point: Tadipatri Train station at 10:00am
    Two Days prior to the event date and time, we will be creating a WhatsApp group for coordination purposes. Exact GPS locations for each pickup point, coordinator contact, Live location of bus, etc will be shared in the group.

    Day 0 - Fri

    Board Train for Gandikota (MAS FESTIVAL SPL) from Lokmanya Tilak Terminus,
    18.45 – LTT, 19.05 – Thane, 19.25 – Kalyan, and 22:00 - Pune ( Pune Participant can join us from here )

    Day 1 :

    • 09.00 am - We'll be having our Breakfast in the Train
    • 10.00 am - We would Reach Tadipatri Station 
    • 10.15 am - Start our journey for Gandikota (2 hour journey )
    • 12.15 pm – Reach Hotel and Freshen up
    • 01.30 pm – Lunch - Veg & Non 
    • 02.30 pm – Explore Gandikota fort and Historical Monuments (5 mins walking from Hotel)
    • 05.00 pm – Sunset view from Ranganatha Swamy Temple
    • 07.00 pm – Come back to the hotel
    • 08.00 pm – Dinner time 
    • 10.00 pm – Play games, share stories and enjoy a fun time with the group
    • 11.00 pm – Off to bed those who wish to sleep
    • 12.00 pm - It's time to Celebrate the beginning of New Year, Welcoming 2023 with a Big Blast.

    Day 2

    • 08.00 am – Wake up and get ready for lot of exploration.
    • 09.00 am – Breakfast
    • 10.00 am – Leave For Belum caves
    • 12.00 am – Explore Belum Caves
    • 01.00 pm – Exit caves and explore the surrounding attractions
    • 02.00 pm – Leave for Owk Reservoir for Lunch
    • 02.30 pm – Lunch at River View Restaurant
    • 03.30 pm – Leisure Time at Lake ( you can opt for Boating too ) 
    • 04.30 pm – Start return journey towards the Tadipatri 
    • 05.30 pm – Explore few temples in Tadipatri
    • 07.30 pm -  Board MAS CSMT EXP (01460) from Tadipatri Station
    • 10.00 pm – Overnight Journey in the train

    Day 3

    • 09:00 am – Reach Pune
    • 10:47 am – Reach Kalyan
    • 11:22 am – Thane
    • 11:52 am – Dadar
    Inclusions/Exclusions
    What we'll give. What we won't

    What is included in the tour

    • Train Travelling Mumbai to Mumbai in Non A/C Sleeper Coaches (If opted for)
    • Dormitory Accommodation / Tent Stay  (15 minutes walking distance from Gandikota fort)
    • Day 1 -  Lunch, Dinner. 
    • Day 2 - Breakfast, Lunch.
    • Private transport for exploring places
    • Govt / Local charges as applicable
    • Expertise charges
    • Basic First Aid

       

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Meals during train travel. 
    • Any emergency evacuations/rescue (if required)
    • Any other expenses that are not mentioned above.
    Things to Carry
    1. Identity proof.
    2. Water (minimum 1 Ltrs) Compulsory.
    3. Cap, sunglasses, scarf, extra clothes and toiletries. 
    4. Bedsheet/Sleeping bag for train travel. 
    5. Keep your phone fully charged.
    6. Mosquito repellent (optional)
    7. Some ready-to-eat food like biscuits, plum cake, etc to keep your tummy happy.
    8. Rain coat/ Poncho/ Wind cheater 
    9. Medicines (if you need any), Glucon D / Electrol / Enerzyl Powder (We will have a basic first aid kit with us).
    10. A haversack to put all your things. Your hands need to be free. 
    11. And most imp thing, carry a lot of enthusiasm and team spirit.
    Note
    Important Note

    TRAVEL: The Train Timings will be as follows:

    • Our crew will be traveling by train from Mumbai for the event, You may choose to join the group from Mumbai itself. We can help you with booking train tickets. The Tour Leader will be carrying the tickets with him and he will be coordinating with TTE too. 
    • We get the train tickets from online IRCTC , if you book late you will get RAC/Waiting List Ticket. OR, you have to opt for Tatkal Ticket.
    • The organiser reserves right to make changes to the itinerary depending on the situation (if need be).

    Stay Arrangement:
    Stay will be in a hotel on group hall sharing basis. 

    Coordination
    We will be creating a WhatsApp group 3 days prior to the event date for coordination and final instructions. The batch coordinator will be carrying all train tickets and will meet you at the train station.

    IMPORTANT:

    Please make sure you have gone through the entire details, disclaimer, and FAQ/Points to note, BEFORE booking the event. Please do not apply to join our group without reading and understanding the details explained on this page.

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    FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

    How many people will be coming for the tour?

    Ans. Depends on the number of people booking the event. Generally, the batch size is approximately 20-25 participants. 

    Is Tour safe for solo participants? 

    Ans. Yes is safe and comfortable. Mostly 40% of the participants come solo and blend in with the leaders and the rest of the group.  

    Is this tour safe for girls? 

    Ans. Mischief Treks has a track record of making our events extremely safe for girls. Normally 60 – 75 % of our participants are females.

    Can we pay in cash or installment ?

    Ans. Sorry we do not accept cash payments. There are no installment scheme.

    What is the last date of booking the event?

    Ans. Bookings close once tickets are sold out. Ideally you need to book atleast 1 month advance. 

    How should I book the event?

    Ans. All you have to do is press the book now button on this page and follow the instructions.

    How do we get in touch after reaching meeting point? 

    Ans. We will be creating a whatsapp group for coordination where you will be provided all the necessary information regarding contact person, exact point to meet etc..

    Will we be returning at exact time mentioned in the itinerary?

    Ans. The Itinerary is for reference purpose only, it is based on average time taken during our previous events. Actual timeline for a particular date depends on Weather conditions, Traffic Conditions, Participants speed and endurance.  

    What is the procedure for train tickets after making payment?

    Ans. Once you have made the payment for online booking, We will be sending you a KYC form (within 24-48 Hrs) to be submitted for yourself and participants in your group. After we receive the KYC details we will forward the relevant information to a ticketing agent for getting the train tickets booked in your name. The ticketing agent takes minimum 1 working day to get the processing done.

    The tickets booked on your behalf will be either on RAC, Waiting List, or Confirmed Tickets depending on how soon or late you make the booking. The tickets are issued by Indian Railways, Mischief Treks or Ticketing agent cannot assure or have control on seat allocation or status of the ticket issued by Indian Railways. Our assistance is limited to get the booking done on your behalf.
    Note: Kindly refer cancellation policy mentioned on this page for situations arising out of tickets getting cancelled by Indian Railways.

    I have booked/paid for the event, is my booking confirmed? 

    Ans. No !, your booking can become invalid if you do not submit the "Most Important Details" required for emergency situations. We do not allow anyone to the tour until we have complete and authentic details of the person. This info is crucial in case of an emergency and is a mandatory KYC parameter. The link for the "KYC" will be sent on WhatsApp after you complete the booking instructions mentioned on the website. Submitting incomplete/incorrect/fake details in the form or not submitting the form within 24 hours of receiving it, will make your booking invalid and no refund will be provided in such case. 

    Why is submitting KYC information mandatory?

    Ans. Its a standard protocol and also a guideline by Govt of India. We are accountable for every "Human-Body" present at our event is our responsibility and in case of any unfortunate event we will be asked by authorities to provide all relevant information about you. In order to comply with the authorities we have to register authentic information from you. 

    Does the cancellation/rescheduling policy apply immediately after booking?

    Ans. Yes, the policy is applicable irrespective of the booking date. The cancellation / reschedule policy is applicable to everyone with immediate effect from the date and time of booking. The refunds/rescheduling requests will be processed based on the date and time of cancellation/reschedule request sent to us and the date and time of booking the event are irrelevant.

    Q.  Can someone read out details for me on phone?

    Ans. We understand that you may have questions about the event, and we're here to help. However, we want to ensure that you have the most accurate and clear information. That's why we encourage you to at least once Read the details on this page. You'll find all the information you need to know, right on your screen.

    If you find something on this page that is confusing, or not mentioned on the page, Click on the "WhatsApp icon on this page" and our team will be happy to provide clarification in writing.
    We don't provide details over the phone because doing so can lead to misunderstandings and miscommunication. To avoid situations like "Mujhe laga ki aap ne aaise bola tha" or "Mujhe phone pe 10  baate bataai, to phir ye 4 point kyu nahi bataye"  it's recommended to once check for clarification provided on this page. It's crucial to have a complete understanding of all the aspects of this event before making a booking to ensure you have absolute clarity. 

    For any questions or concerns that aren't covered on this website, we can arrange a callback from one of our experienced Trek leaders. All you need to do is, let us know your query (which is not already clarified on this page) and we shall get a callback arranged.

     

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    Detailed information

    Gandikota Fort Trivia

    Gandikota Fort, also known as the "Grand Canyon of India." Yeah, you heard it right! We've got our own mini-Grand Canyon right here in Andhra Pradesh, how cool is that?

    This place has got history, like, dating back to the medieval times! The Kamma dynasty built it back in the 13th century, and then came along the Vijayanagara Empire and the Qutb Shahi dynasty, all adding their spice to the mix.

    The fort was all about being a badass defense outpost, with high stone walls and watchtowers, making sure nobody messed with the rulers and their turf. It's like ancient-style security, y'know?

    Now, check this out - we've got a unique blend of Hindu and Islamic architectural styles going on here. The Ranganatha Swamy Temple and Jama Masjid show off this funky fusion that'll make your eyes pop!

    And oh, the hidden gems! Yep, besides the famous temple and mosque, there are secret passages, granaries, and old wells just waiting to be explored. It's like a real-life treasure hunt!

    Now, let's talk about the views, people. Sunrise and sunset at Gandikota Fort are just magical. You'd think you're in a movie scene with the gorge and landscape changing colors. Instagram-worthy, no doubt!

    Now, don't worry about crowds taking over this hidden gem. Sure, it's getting popular, but Gandikota still keeps its chill vibe. You can escape the city hustle and just chill amidst these ancient ruins and the serene landscapes.

    So, whether you're into history, nature, or just want a unique experience, Gandikota Fort has got you covered. Pack your bags, folks, and let's head to our very own mini-Grand Canyon! It's gonna be epic! 

    Pickup point
    Gandikota, Andhra Pradesh, India View on Map
    Cancellation, Rescheduling And Refund Policy
    • 90% will be refunded if cancelled 30 days (720+ hrs) in advance.
    • 75% will be refunded if cancelled 20 days (480+ hrs) in advance.
    • 50% will be refunded if cancelled 10 days (240+ hrs) in advance.
    • 0% refund if cancelled in less than 10 days (240 hours) of the event date and time.
    • 0% refund if the participant drops out, misses bus pickup, does not reach the meeting point on scheduled date and time. 

    If the event itself gets cancelled, you will be given the option to switch to any other event or any other date, Or you can opt for 100% refund.
    The 100% refund is applicable after deduction of third-party cancellation charges i.e. train and stay. The cancellation charges of train tickets and stay need to be paid by the participant. For this event the stay cancellation charges are 500/- and train cancellation charges will be as applicable as per Indian Railways rules.
    If you need to reschedule your booking to any other date, it can be done free of cost if the rescheduling request is sent 720 hours prior to the event date and time. From 00 hrs - 720 hours prior to the event date and time, free rescheduling is not permitted. It will be counted as cancellation done in less than 720hours of event date and time. It's a humble request, please do not give medical reasons, crib, argue or try to threaten/blackmail us if you drop out or cancel/reschedule the trek in the last 10 days. This mutually agreed cancellation policy is applicable to you and us as well. The Date and time of cancellation request sent to us will be considered for calculation of the applicable slab given above. The date and time of booking the event are not relevant for calculating the number of days and hours remaining between the event date and cancellation request.