Heritage tour to bIDAR BASAVKALYANa, kARNATAKA
Dates: 18th Sep – 19th Sep 2021
Category: Heritage Tour
1 Night, 2 Days, Travel | Hotel | Food
cost : ₹ 6,500
Call us: 989 269 1821 hours: 10am-9pm
Tripper Journeys welcomes you to it’s another offbeat tour to Bidar-Basavkalyan in Karnataka.
Bidar Fort stands tall with pride of historical significance and architectural brilliance in the city of Bidar in Karnataka. The fort, the city and the district are all affixed with the name Bidar. Sultan Alla-Ud Din Bahman of the Bahmanid Dynasty shifted his capital from Gulbarga to Bidar in 1427 and built his fort along with a number of Islamic monuments.
The grand fort has an Islamic and Persian architecture in every nook and corner of its grandeur. The fort is 0.75 mi (1.21 km) long by 0.5 mi (0.80 km) in breadth. The fort walls measure 2.5 km (1.6 mi) on the outside and include within numerous buildings, arches, pavilions, mosques, gateways and gardens
Bidar fort has a number of monuments within the fortress complex. Prominent amongst them are the Rangin Mahal (because of its elaborate decoration with coloured tiles); the Takht Mahal, or throne room; the Jami Masjid and the Sola Khamba Masjid .
Basavkalayan fort (earlier known as Kalyana fort) is located in Bidar District and was royal capital of Chalukyas.Basavakalyana city with its fort was the centre of a great social and religious movement, in the 12th century, because of Basaveshwara, the social reformer.
The fort has seven gates, out of which five are in good shape. At the entrance to the fort, there is solid arch with balconies on the flanks accessed by series of steps on either side. The main door to the citadel is known as the ‘Akhand Darwaza’ built with four red stone slabs. There are many structures and number of monuments within the fort. Prominent being Rajmahal, Rani Mahal, 2 deep wells, cannons, an empty pond with pillar of fountain at the centre.
We will also visit Basaveshwara Statue (108 Ft. in height) which is near to the Basavalayan fort.
So do join us to explore another offbeat tour which is must for the heritage/architecture lovers.
- Explore the massive Bidar Fort & its premises
- Visit Basavkalyan fort, one of the most prominent and oldest forts of India
- Visit 108 ft Statue of Basavanna (Basaveshwar)
- Ample amount of Photography opportunities
- Train tickets (Sleeper Class Mumbai-Bidar-Mumbai)
- Hotel Accommodation on double/triple Sharing Basis
- Meals as mentioned on the itinerary
- Entry Fees at Museums/Monuments
- Sightseeing by local transportationq1
- Tripper Journeys expertise
- Meals in Trains
- Beverages/ Mineral Water Costs
- Camera Fees if any
- Any other Personal expenses that are not mentioned in above
- Medical Emergencies Costs & Any other Costs arising out of unforeseen Circumstances
17th Sep Friday, Day 0:
Leave from Mumbai by 8.00 pm.
18th Sep, Saturday, Day 1:
Arrival in Bidar at 9.00 a.m.
We will check in into hotel & freshen up.
Move out to explore Bidar Fort complex (Rangin Mahal, Gagan Mahal, Royal Pavilion, Diwan-e-aam, Diwan-e-Khas, Tarkash Mahal, Solah Khamb Mosque)
After lunch we will explore other places in Bidar ( Bahamani Ruler Tombs, Madrasa of Mahmud Gawan, Chuabara, Barid Shahi Tombs, Chaukhandi)
Come back to Hotel & retire for the day.
(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
19th Sep, Sunday, Day 2:
Post Breakfast, we will visit Narsimha Jharna Temple and move towards Basavkalayan.
Explore Basavkalyan Fort & move towards Basaveshwara Statue.
We will move towards Mumbai by 6 pm.
(Breakfast & Lunch)
20th Sep, Monday, Day 3:
Arrival in Mumbai between 6.00 am to 7.00 am.