Hampi - Badami (Wander Back In Time)
Hampi – Badami (Wander Back In Time)
Join the Monks on Wheels as we wander back in time to explore the rich heritage history of Hampi & ancient architectural style of Badami with a little adventure added to it.
Short Description of Hampi & Badami:-
Hampi, a village and a temple town in Karnataka is one of the most historically rich places. Listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Site as the Group of monuments at Hampi, this city was also at one point one of the richest cities in the world when it was in its peak. Located inside the Vijayanagara city, Hampi has been one of the most significant tourist places of attraction. People from all over the country visit Hampi for its beautiful monuments and history. As per statistics of the year 2014, Hampi is said to be the most searched places of Karnataka online. People who visit Hampi are mostly people who love history and architecture. It is no surprise that Hampi is such a famous place for tourists that visit from all over the globe.
Badami is truly famous for its Cave Temples that date back to the 6th and 7th centuries. Located at Badami in Bagalkot district of Karnataka, Cave Temples represent the fine architectural style of the ancient times. Badami is acknowledged for being the ancient kingdom of Chalukyas. In the 6th century, Badami was established by Pulakesin I; however the architectural expansion was observed by the Chalukyas. The sect constructed numerous temples and monuments, marking the instigation of the Hindu architectural style. Badami Cave Temple is the best example of Chalukyan style of architecture. Made out of Sandstone hills, Badami Cave Temples boast of rock-cut architecture.
Route: Bengaluru -> Hampi -> Badami -> Bengaluru
Approx Ride Distance: 1200 KM
Date & Day: 11th – 14th August
Time: 7:30 PM
Entry Fees is just Rs.4499/-
Early Bird Offer till 6th August - Rs.3999/-
** Depending on the transportation (own transport or MW arranged transport) there will be changes in the itinerary of Day 0 only.
I) Departure from Bangalore
People with own transport - 2 pm
People who opt for our transport from MW - 10 pm
II) Dinner & Over night stay on 11th Aug 2017 (self sponsored) for people with own transport.
People in TT/Mini Bus need to have dinner before the journey.
III) People with own transport will reach homestay by 11 PM and take rest.
I) Reach homestay, Freshen up and Have Breakfast.
II) Grab a cycle and Start the Heritage Cycle ride in Hampi which concentrates on the architecture and history of Vijayanagara Empire that will be explained by a certified guide who will accompany us.
III) Have lunch near one of the monuments.
IV) After lunch, continue the cycle ride exploring many more monuments till evening.
V) Head back to campsite, Freshen up and Gather for Campfire(depends on weather conditons)
VI) Enjoy around bonfire followed by dinner.
VII) End it all with staying in tents beside the banks of the river.
i) We will have a support vehicle for the ride so if there is any problem we will have backup ready.
ii) Also before the start of the ride all the cycles will be checked for conditon of the bikes, saddle height, brakes.
iii) Accomodation will be on sharing basis.
I)Take an early morning dip in the river.
II) Have Breakfast and Start the journey to Badami.
III) Reach Badami in the afternoon and have lunch(Self-sponsored).
IV) After Lunch, Visit the famous cave temples in Badami.
V) Enjoy the sunset in Badami Lake.
VI) Freshen up at a near by hotel and reach campsite.
VII) Enjoy around bonfire followed by dinner and overnight stay in tents.
i) Accomodation will be on sharing basis.
I) Wake up early in the morning and start sport climbing and rappelling with all safety gears along with professional instructors.
II) Have Breakfast after the adventure sport and start the return journey to Bengaluru.
III) Have lunch(Self-sponsored) and dinner enroute.
IV) Return the Bengaluru at approx 11:30 PM
i) All adventure activities will be carried out under the supervision of trained professionals. We request everyone not to try any activities without the consent of the instructors.
Highlights : -
- Heritage Tour
- Sport Climbing
- Tent Stay
- Historical Monuments
- 3 Breakfast
- 3 Dinner
- 1 Lunch
The Trip Cost Includes:
a) Breakfast on Day 1, 2 & 3.
b) Lunch on Day 1 only
c) Dinner on Day 1, 2 & 3
· Accommodation on sharing basis on 12th & 13th Aug.
· Campfire (if weather permits)
· All the activities mentioned in the itinerary are included in the package.
· First Aid kit in case of emergencies. (We hope we don't have any)
· Certified Guide charges
· Temple Permits
· Activity Instructor charges
· Equipment charges
Safety equipment charges
Transportation & Fuel costs, Lunch on Day 2 & Day 3 and other things not mentioned above.
1) People can make their own transportation arrangements or we could do that for you. The transportation arranged by us will INCUR ADDITIONAL CHARGES.
2) We need a minimum of 10 people or the event might be cancelled with full refund.
3) We need a minimum of 5 bikes to organize a bike ride or else they have to reach the location provided by us on their own at the mentioned time.
The surroundings around the Home stay will make you feel very close to Nature.
We would like to reiterate & be understood that it is a no-frills nature retreat & not a luxury resort.
Things required for the event:
1. Water bottles
2. Rain coat (in case it rains)
4. Personal Medical kit
5. Extra pair clothing
6. One cover sheet
7. Carry bag
8. Jackets or sweaters
9. Trek shoes (any shoes with good grip)
Early Bird Offer till 6th August - Rs 3999
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