Plan That Travel

Gandikota and Belum Caves



Gandikota is a fort built in 12th Century with red granite stones. The fort is protected by deep gorge on one side, which is quite long with big boulders scattered all around it. The place is fondly called as Grand Canyon of India.

Belum Caves

Belum Caves is the second largest and longest cave system open to public in Indian subcontinent. Over time, it has been discovered that Buddhist and Jain monks inhabited this place. You can find a natural stream flowing inside the cave.

Yaganti Temple

Yaganti Temple, also known as the Cave Temple, as it houses 3 big caves in its premises. It houses a Nandi Statue which is continuously increasing in size! The temple staff has already removed one pillar as the size of Nandi had increased!



Itinerary for Gandikota and Belum Caves

  • Day 1 at Gandikota
  • Day 2 at Belum Caves and Yaganti Temple

Detailed Plan

Day 0 (Friday, 9PM)

Overnight travel to Gandikota from Bangalore/Hyderabad

Day 1 (Saturday): Gandikota

  • Freshen up, explore the fort, trek to the base of the river
  • Explore nearby waterfall
  • At night, enjoy with rest of the group over camp fire
  • Stay Overnight in Tent/Hotel

Day 2 (Sunday): Belum Caves

  • After yummy breakfast, leave for Belum Caves
  • Explore Belum Caves
  • Have lunch and proceed towards Yaganti Temple
  • Reach Bangalore/Hyderabad

Important Points

  • Vehicle from Hyderabad/Bangalore will start on Friday evening 9 PM from designated points
  • If you have chosen Kurnool/Gandikota as starting point, please ensure you are present at the designated point by Saturday 7 AM

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Stay for one night in tent/hotel
  • 2 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 1 Dinner
  • Guide, Entry Tickets, Permits
  • Local transportation
  • Trained Trek/Trip Leader


  • Dinner for second day
  • Camera charges
  • Anything not mentioned above

What to carry?

  • Address Proof (Aadhaar Card, Voter ID Card, Driving License)
  • Basic First Aid Kit (Band aid, painkiller, muscle pain spray, hydrating agents like electrol etc)
  • Protective gears for safe travels (sanitisers, masks etc)
  • Reusable Water Bottle – Avoid (buying) plastic bottles – Refill water at hotel / homestay / restaurants
  • Cap / Scarf / Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen / skincare

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