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Heritage Tour to Hampi, Badami, Pattadakal, Aihole - 11 - 13 Oct'19

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Event Details

Hampi- 
A World Heritage site, is famous for its ruins belonging to the erstwhile medieval Hindu kingdom of Vijaynagar settled on the banks of river Tungabhadra.  The temples of Hampi, its monolithic sculptures and monuments are famous for their excellent workmanship. The Hindu style of architecture found at Hampi reflects the splendor of the Vijaynagar Empire. On the south bank of the River Tungabhadra is the 7th-century Hindu Virupaksha Temple, near the revived Hampi Bazaar. East of Hampi Bazaar is the UNESCO-listed 16th century Vittala Temple, the undisputed highlight of the ruins.

Badami cave temples-
The Badami Caves complex is part of a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site candidate under the title "Evolution of Temple Architecture – Aihole-Badami-Pattadakal" in the Malaprabha river valley, considered a cradle of temple architecture that formed the model for later Hindu temples in the region.
Badami caves is  a complex of four Hindu cave temples which dates from the 6th century. Badami was the capital of the early Chalukya dynasty. Cave 1, have a prominent carving of Tandava-dancing Shiva as Nataraja. Cave 2 features Hindu subjects of which the relief of Vishnu as Trivikrama. Cave 3 is the largest one featuring Vishnu-related mythology, and it is also the most intricately carved cave in the complex. Cave 4 is dedicated to revered figures of Jainism. 

Pattadakal-
Pattadakal, represents the high point of an eclectic art which, in the 7th and 8th centuries under the Chalukya dynasty, achieved a harmonious blend of architectural forms from northern and southern India. An impressive series of nine Hindu temples as well as a Jain sanctuary can be seen. One masterpiece from the group stands out – the Temple of Virupaksha, built c. 740 by Queen Lokamahadevi to commemorate her husband's victory over the kings from the South.

Aihole- 
It is a major archaeological site featuring over one hundred and twenty stone and cave temples from 4th to 12 century, spread along the Malaprabha river valley. Aihole along with Badami emerged as the cradle of experimentation with temple architecture, stone artwork, and construction techniques. This resulted in 16 types of free-standing temples and 4 types of rock-cut shrines.The experimentation in architecture and arts that began in Aihole yielded the group of monuments at Pattadakal, a UNESCO world heritage site.

Itinerary

Day 0- Thursday 10 Oct'19

  • Board Sleeper bus from Mumbai /Pune to Hospet. Overnight journey till Hospet.

Day 1- Friday 11 Oct'19
  • Reach Hospet by 08:00 am and move to Hampi village
  • Check in Home-stay, freshen up
  • Post Breakfast- Full day sightseeing of Hampi
  • Overnight in Home-stay
(Virupaksha Temple, Hampi Bazar, Badavi Linga temple, krishna Temple, Lakshmi narasimha Temple, Sasivekalu Ganesha, kadalekalu Ganesha, Vithhal Complex etc.)

Day 2- Saturday 12 Oct'19

  • Good morning by 5:00 am
  • Post Breakfast drive to Pattadakal, Aihole & Badami caves
  • Return back to Hampi by 07:00 pm
  • Overnight in Home-stay

Day 3- Sunday 13 Oct'19
  • Good morning by 5:00 am
  • Move to Matanga hill to witness Sunrise
  • Post Breakfast sightseeing of Hampi
  • Evening 04:00 pm move to Hospet and board return bus to Mumbai/ Pune

Day 4- Monday 14 Oct'19
    • Reach Pune by 4:00 am and Mumbai by 7:00 am (Tentative)

    Note-  The above plan is based on an “Ideal” scenario where everything goes per plan & considering that there is no breakdown. It is subject to change in Real Time based on ground realities.

    Event Cost

    Rs. 7,000/- (Seven Thousand Only)

    Cost Includes:
    • Home-stay charges at Hampi (Twine/ Triple sharing)
    • Local sightseeing by Private vehicle (Includes transport to Pattadakal, Aihole & Badami caves)
    • Entry tkt. to monuments
    • All veg meals (except dinner on Sunday)
    • Basic medical kit
    • NB Expertise Charges

    Cost Excludes:
    • Bus transport from Mumbai/ Pune to Hospet & Back
    • Dinner on Sunday 13 Oct 
    • Personal / Accident insurance
    • Bottled water, Cold drinks etc.
    • Camera charges if any
    • Any additional costs for Hotel accommodation, transport services caused by reason beyond our control such as Natural Calamities, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.
    • Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury or any health problem.
    • Any other items which is specifically not mentioned in the above INCLUSIONS.

    Insurance:

    All participants are advised to purchase travel insurance that provide care and services for sickness, Accidents, emergency rescue. Related to international travel. “Nisarga Bhraman and Organizer” shall not be responsible for the loss of personal assets and belongings of the participants due to unavoidable reason or mishap.

    Registration

    For Registration, Contact – 83695 80471/ 98695 09488/ 91679 66042/ 99306 91186 

    To book your seat please transfer Rs. 3,000/- (Non refundable) to the account stated below:

    Bank: HDFC Bank
    Account Name: Nisarga Bhraman Eco Tours
    Account No.: 50200024447001 (Current)
    RTGS/NEFT/IFSC Code: HDFC0000414
    Branch: Shantivan, Borivali (East)

    After making the payment through net banking or mobile, please take a screenshot of the transaction and mail it to nisargabhraman@gmail.com or send it over Whatsup.

    Limited seats, entry on first come first served basis

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    Things To Carry
    • A backpack to keep your belonging.
    • Toiletries (Towel, Toilet paper, hand sanitizer, hand wash soaps, toothpaste etc).
    • Dry fruits and chocolate bars/ energy bars etc.
    • Personal medicines
    Documents:
    • ID proof- Passport, Voter’s card, Adhar card, Driving licence etc.
    Rules & Regulations
    • Consumption of alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics is strictly banned on the event & should lead to expulsion from the trek
    • The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No arguments will be entertained
    • Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety and baggage
    • Please do not wear any jewellery or gold chains/rings
    • Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “Wherever you go, leave only your footprints and take back only memories.”

    Disclaimer:

    Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care. The organization will not be responsible for any injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.

    Medical Disclaimer:

    It is Important to be physically fit while on treks. If suffering from any allergy or ailment, please bring prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, severe headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc. should take permission from their physicians before treks.


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