Gandikota Trek


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  • 2 Days  1 Nights 
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Trekking in Gandikota, often referred to as the "Grand Canyon of India," is a mesmerizing experience for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Located in the heart of Andhra Pradesh, this trek offers a breathtaking landscape of rugged red sandstone cliffs, deep gorges, and the serene Pennar River snaking through the terrain. The trekking trail takes you through narrow pathways, hidden caves, and offers panoramic views of the gorge, especially during sunrise and sunset, creating a surreal ambiance. As you navigate the rocky terrain, you can explore ancient temples and forts, adding a historical dimension to the adventure. Gandikota Trek is a true exploration of both natural beauty and cultural heritage, making it an unforgettable journey for those seeking an offbeat adventure in India.


  • Gandikota is often referred to as the "Grand Canyon of India" for its breathtaking gorge and rock formations.
  • Explore the historic Gandikota Fort, which dates back to the 13th century and offers a glimpse into the region's rich history.
  • Experience the thrill of camping amidst the stunning landscape and enjoy a night under the stars.
  • Gandikota is renowned for its mesmerizing sunrise and sunset views over the canyon.
  • A perfect blend of adventure and natural beauty, making it an ideal destination for both thrill-seekers and nature lovers.



Transfers from Bengaluru to Gandikota

Private Vehicle

Pushback Seater

On Friday, Get picked up in Bengaluru from the following points and start your Gandikota trekking tour. The exact pick-up location and time will be confirmed after the booking.

Pickup locations are:-


Gandikota gorge Fort

Private Vehicle

Pushback Seater


Twin sharing

Breakfast, Dinner

  • Arrive at Gandikota tourist house early in the morning for freshening up and breakfast.
  • Embark on a mini-trek to the bottom of the Gandikota gorge along the Penna River.
  • Enjoy water activities such as swimming (life jackets will be provided) and kayaking.
  • Return to the tourist home for lunch and take a one-hour break to relax.
  • Explore the magnificent Fort, take plenty of selfies, and visit the Grand Canyon of India while trying some bouldering.
  • Head to the campsite where tents are pitched.
  • Engage in games, socialize with others, and enjoy a bonfire.
  • Savour a hot dinner, with options for both vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals.

Belum Caves

Private Vehicle

Pushback seater


  • Wake up and freshen up
  • Have a delicious breakfast
  • Explore the Belum caves
  • Andhra Lunch at a restaurant on the way back
  • Reach back to Bangalore by Sunday late night

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Backpackers United is the leading and fastest-growing Travel Community, founded in 2017, that offers exceptional travel experiences in India. Our team of young, dynamic, and passionate travelers is committed to exploring the great outdoors through sustainable nature trails. We believe in providing a unique travel experience that takes our fellow travelers off the beaten path to discover the hidden gems of nature. We offer a diverse range of travel services, including treks to unexplored places in both North and South India, Cycling Tours, Holiday Packages, Sightseeing, Backpacking Trips, Corporate treks, Team Outings, Personality Development through adventure activities, experiential learning trips specially curated for school and college students, a variety of Adventure activity packages, and much more. Our experienced travel planning team curates each itinerary to ensure every penny is worth the experience. At Backpackers United, we have executed over 2K trips for more than 20,000 enthusiastic travelers, and our weekend treks and trips from Bengaluru are the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. We offer customizable travel packages that cater to specific needs and requirements, ensuring a personalized and memorable experience. Our commitment to sustainable tourism and responsible travel ensures that we leave a positive impact on the communities we visit. We encourage travelers to explore the great outdoors in a way that respects and preserves nature, and we promote eco-friendly practices in all our trips and treks. Join our community of adventure seekers, and experience the thrill of exploring nature in a unique and sustainable way. Book your next adventure with Backpackers United and make unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

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  • Transportation from Bangalore to Bangalore (non A/C)
  • Trek leads from Backpackers United
  • Local Guides
  • 2 Breakfast, 1 Dinner. 


  • Entry charges/Aditional activites
  • Personal Expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the Inclusions.


Policy and Terms

  • If cancellations are made 15 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellations are made 7 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 75.0% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellations are made 0 days to 7 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees

Terms and Conditions

  • Any photos or videos taken during the trip by Backpackers United's content creators or clients are owned by Backpackers United and can only be used by the company for advertising purposes. No one else can use the content for commercial use without obtaining proper permission from Backpackers United.
  • Full payment for the trip must be completed before the trip begins. Failure to complete payment may result in the cancellation of the trip.
  • All travellers must have a valid government-issued ID that will be verified before boarding. No boarding will be allowed without a valid ID.
  • The transfer of bookings is not allowed. Only the names mentioned at the time of confirmation will be allowed to travel.
  • For international travel, clients must ensure that their passport is valid for at least six months from the date of intended travel and not damaged in any way. Backpackers United is not responsible for clients who book travel with passports that do not meet this requirement. Any denial of entry at immigration or any additional cost arising from alternate arrangements for deportation must be borne by the travellers.
  • No refunds will be given for any inclusions that are not utilized by the client.
  • Travelers are responsible for their luggage and belongings. Backpackers United is not responsible for any damage or missing items.
  • The time of departure is fixed and all travellers must report at the pickup point 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure. The air conditioning will be switched off in the hills and the driver will have the discretion to turn off the AC during the trip for safety reasons.
  • Drinking and smoking are strictly prohibited during the tour. Backpackers United's tours involve physically demanding activities such as trekking and camping at high altitudes, so clients are advised to be in good physical shape.
  • Backpackers United is not responsible for any accidents, bodily injury, illness, death, loss or damage to baggage or property, or any damages or claims arising from negligence or delay by any person not employed by Backpackers United.
  • Any misconduct or indiscipline will not be tolerated during the tour.
  • Backpackers United is not responsible for any delays or alterations to the itinerary due to natural hazards, accidents, weather conditions, landslides, political closures, or any untoward incidents.
  • Backpackers United does not provide any insurance policies to cover sickness or accidents, or losses due to theft or other reasons.
  • Alterations to the itinerary may be necessary due to various factors, such as weather and road conditions, and the physical ability of participants, in the interest of safety, comfort, and general well-being.

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