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Hampi and Badami
August 25 - August 28
Hampi and Badami
Hampi is the town which was once ruled by the Vijayanagara Empire. It is one of the UNESCO recognized World Heritage Sites in India. The place is one of India’s most known archaeological destinations. The town of Hampi is in a secluded area, with royal residences, temples, towers, roads, and statues, all spread over a massive area. The heritage site is located near the River Tungabhadra. It was once the imperial capital of the Vijayanagar Empire and even if the structures are already centuries-old, they still remain stunning.
We shall explore through picturesque valleys intersected by the river. We’ll cycle down the trail through mythical landscapes imbued with the presence of Gods, Goddesses and Heroes linked with ancient legends. Call the cyclist in you – because you will experience stretches that’ll challenge your limits, sceneries that’ll indulge your senses and interactions with the locals that’ll expose you to their culture and way of life.
TREK DATES 25th-28th August 2017
TREK LEVEL Easy – Moderate
DAY 1 Leave for Hampi at 10:00 PM from Bangalore
DAY 2 Hampi:
Reach campsite in Hampi(6:00 am approx)
Start cycle ride (9:00 am aaprox)
Have lunch at Queens Bath
Ride till Achutaraya temple
Head to Campsite for sunset
Bonfire and Dinner
DAY 3 Hampi and Badami:
Sunrise at Hanuman Temple(6:00 am approx)
Leave for Badami(8:00 am approx)
Have lunch at Khanavali
Explore caves and temple
Sunset at Badami Lake
DAY 4 Badami:
Rock climbing and rapelling with all gears(6:00 am approx)
Freshen up and have breakfast
Leave for Bangalore(reach around 10:00 approx)
Transportation(Non AC) to and fro from Bangalore Camping with Bonfire.
Heritage Cycle Ride Sports Climbing and Rapelling with gears
Coracle Ride 3 breakfast – 1 lunch – 1 dinner
Sharing basis accommodation in tents. Local transport within Hampi and Badami
Experience that you gain Instructor,activity and guide charges
All meals Any kind of insurance
Personal Expense(snacks, mineral water etc.) Anything not included in the inclusions above
Badami is an ancient town situated in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka. Badami was the capital of the Chalukya Dynasty that ruled over the most parts of peninsular India. Situated at an average elevation of 1922 ft above the sea level at the mouth a ravine, Badami is tucked in between two rugged sandstone outcrops. This town lies surrounding the 5th century Agastya Tirtha Lake, a holy lake famous for the healing property of its water.
Rock Climbing in Badami
Badami is a famous adventure destination in the state of Karnataka, owing to the presence of red sandstone cliffs that surround the Agastya Tirtha water reservoir. These sandstone cliffs have horizontal cracks, which make Badami a favored destination for rock climbers.
Rock climbers visiting Badami can go for free climbing (Trad & Sports Climbing) and bouldering. Badami rocks have many multiple routes and more than 150 bolted routes. Adventurous rock climbers, including beginners and professionals, can enjoy rock climbing at Badami. The ease in rock climbing at the sandstone cliffs of Badami has earned it the title ‘the Mecca of Rock Climbing’ among local as well as international rock climbing enthusiasts.