Day Tour to Monolithic rock fort at Bhongir, Yadadri & Kolanupaka

Explore Incredible unique egg-shaped rock fort hill, 500 feet high, stunning breath taking panoramic countryside views and centuries old shrines in real indian villages part of the 8hrs tour with professional, licensed guide with executive chauffeur will meet you at the reception of your place of stay to embark on the lesser known tour near Hyderabad. Further 12 kms away visit the living shrine be blessed and spiritualise yourself at the chanting by Brahmin Priests at Yadadri – Lion Head 4th Incarnation of Hindu God Vishnu on hillock (vehicles accessible). Renovations under process. Further 22kms visit the 2000 year old living shrines of Jain and Hindu shrines before you return back by the day evening by visiting Brass metal handicrafts village enroute.

per adult from

$122

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Fuel surcharge
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Bottled water
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Lunch (vegetarian)
    • Lunch
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Bhongir Fort, Nalgonda District, Bhuvanagiri India

    Start at 0900am along with professional guide and executive chauffeur drive for an hour to reach 1148 AD: Bhongir Ekasila hill Fort (one of the earliest in Deccan Platue) was built on an isolated monolithic rock called as Tribhuvanagiri, later as Bhuvanagiri. Some of the inscriptions, the stone wall, the steps through the granite archways and the crumbling stucco ruins of the later age, still adorns the place. The fort witnessed several battles between the Kakatiyas and Gajapathi’s of Orissa.

    Quite for some time this gigantic fort was used as watch tower, prison, fortified courts, the moat, a vast underground chamber, trap doors, an armoury, stables, ponds, wells etc., make for fascinating viewing. It is a unique egg-shaped rock hill with more than 500 feet high making practically impregnable by invading armies.

    Pass By: Kolanupaka, Kolanupaka, Yadadri Bhuvanagiri District, Telangana

    Further 12kms continue to visit the living shrine and get blessed through the chanting by Brahmin Priests at Yadadri on hillock – Lion Head 4th Incarnation of Hindu God Vishnu inside cave, originally worshiped by Shepherds . Renovations is under process.

    Enjoy the presumptuous vegetarian Lunch (included) countryside and continue 22 kms to visit the real indian village life all along and reach the village to visit centuries-old Jain and Hindu shrines. Kolanupaka, has as many lures for the spiritually-inclined as for art-lovers and history buffs. Lord Rishabh aka Adinath Bhagwan (the central one & 1st Tirthankars) flanked by Lord Mahaveer(24th) in jade (5 ft single piece of jade) and Lord Neminath (22nd) renovated in Nagara style by artisans from Gujarat and Rajasthan.

    Pass By: Pembarthy, Telangana 506371, India

    Famed 11th-century Someswara Hindu temple, fronted by a large courtyard with ambulatory which houses centuries-old sculptures of the open-air museum with a polished basalt image of Mahaveer in meditation.

    The sanctum-sanctorum has Someswara (Sivalingam) with an idol of the great Veerashaiva saint-prophet Renukacharya behind it next-door is an awe-inspiring sight-Sahasra Shiva Linga shrine! One sivalingam covered with 1,000 tiny lingams sculpted on them !

    Before you drive back enroute visit Pembarthi village for meticulous brass work art flourished during the reign of Kakatiyas empire, extensively used sheet metal art to adorn chariots and temples.

  • Departure Point :
    from your place of stay
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    your place of stay
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • A maximum of one person per booking
    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • Physically fit to climb steps
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Garuda Tourism

Activity ID: V-8070P24

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