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Ahobilam -- The Trek to Divinity

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    allagadda, Kurnool (map)

    15.126690 78.508163

  • Price: $34.00 /per person

    Refund policy

  • Venue: Ahobilam

    Difficulty: Mild and Fun

    Age: 18 - 40 yrs

    Trek days: Two Days and Three Nights

    Activities: Hiking, Camping.

    TOTAL SPOTS: 15 (Incl Organizers)

    Please join Waiting List and Make your payment to confirm your slot.

    Ahobilam The Land of Nava Narasimha Swamy Temples:

    A small village nestled amongst Nallmalla Hills near Kurnool in Andhrapradesh about 380km from Hyderabad. Ahobilam is the place where Lord Narasimha(avatar of Vishnu) killed Hiranyakasipu and saved his son prahalada. Aho means "great" and Balam means "strength". Ahobilam consists of 9 Narasimha temples of which 5 are in caves situated in deep forests and needs good amount of trekking. The temple is divided into 2 parts - Upper Ahobilam and Lower Ahobilam, called as Eguva and Diguva Ahobilam respectively, in local language. Upper Ahobilam is about 8km away from lower Ahobilam. Of these nine shrines, Yogananda, Chathravata and Bhargava Narasimha swami shrines are in lower Ahobilam and the remaining six are in upper Ahobilam. There is also another temple of Lord Narasimha Swami, called as Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swami temple, in the lower Ahobilam where the idol of the Lord is believed to be installed by Lord Venkateshwara of Tirupati. The Lord in this shrine can be called as the tenth form of Lord Narasimha Swami. Later, the temple was built by the rulers of Vijayanagara Empire. A local tribe called ‘Chencu’ inhabits the place. Ahobilam has a major eligious significance and is the major centre of pilgrimage in south India located in Nandyal in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. Also known as "Singavel Kundram", Ahobilam is the abode of Lord Narasimha, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu in man-lion form.


    Please answer all the Question's

    COST: Estimated Rs.1700/-

    Actual Expense statement will be shared at the end of the event.

    What we do: Trekking & visiting temples

    Difficulty level: Medium

    Its a team of 15 members

    Age: 18 to 40


    NOTE: Event host have all rights to add or remove any member and do any necessary change in route, activity, time and duration according to situational needed, organizer decision is final [its all about safety]


    Tentative Itinerary: [may change later]

    2nd Aug 2013 (Fri):

    09.00 P.M: Bus travel to Allagadda and then to Ahobilam.

    3rd Aug 2013 (Sat):

    07.00 A.M: Reach Ahobilam .Freshen up at the Guest House.
    09.00 A.M: Start the Trek, Visit all temples at Upper Ahobilam.
    07.00 P.M: Camp outside in Ahobilam if weather permits or come back and stay in the rooms, Dinner, Relax with trees surrounded. Maybe a short night trek.

    4th Aug 2013 (Sun):
    05.00 A.M: Trek at Lower Ahobilam and trek and trek till a bathing place is reached.
    10.00 P.M: Bus from NANDYAL to Hyd

    The food is served in the temples(Satrams) which is said to be good. We can try that as well :)

    5th Aug 2013 (Mon):

    06:00 A.M: Reach Hyd

    Payment Details :

    Account Holder Name: Great Hyderabad Adventure Club

    Account No:[masked]

    Account Type: Current

    Bank: ICICI Bank Ltd

    Branch: Road No 12, Banjara Hills.

    IFSC Code: ICIC[masked]

    Transaction/Payment Remark: [masked]_ your name


    (or) Pay using credit card here

    Once payment is done comment your transaction ID or number below for confirmation.

    Payment Due Date: July 2013. No Cash deposits into the bank please.



    1. Attire: Light and stretchable trousers and shorts; Avoid heavy jeans; Shoes - socks 3 pairs and Slippers (it’s always comfortable while traveling), Swim suit, Rain Jacket, Shorts, Towel

    2. Medical Kit: Personal medicines if any: I will bring First Aid kit

    3. Food & Water: 2 lts per head

    Food: Dry Fruits; Fruits; chocolates; biscuits; Plum cakes and anything you like to eat

    4. Things: Torch; Pocket Knife; Sun screen, Good Rucksack or Backpack; Camera and all toiletries (Soaps, Creams, Towel, Brush etc.)

    5. Bedding: (Sleeping Bag/Bed sheets) + Air Pillow (Optional) + Muffler or Monkey Cap

    6. Documents:

    Valid Govt. issued Identity Card with a Photo copy

    Medical Emergency card (If any)

    2 emergency Notes with your name and address, phone numbers, emergency contact name and number, doctors name and number, with information on any medicines you take and any allergies you have with food or medicines, keep 1 in pocket and 1 in bag.

    Important Instructions:

    1) No smoking and no alcohol
    2) No littering, no pollution of water
    3) This is not a luxury trip so don't expect any
    4) Food will be mostly vegetarian
    5) We carry Basic First Aid and if you need anything you can ask the organizers
    6) If you feel unwell bring to the notice of the organizers immediately.
    7) You cannot go off trail or move about alone without informing the organizers
    8) Do not take unnecessary risks and always follow the organizers' directions
    9) No antisocial, deviant or unacceptable social behavior

    Anybody not following this guidelines and rules will be asked to leave immediately and removed from the group.


    Please bring a signed copy of this declaration -

    For any further queries:

    Contact :



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  • Rajesh R.

    Rajendra, refund of 1700/- done.
    Transaction Reference Number:[masked]

    August 8, 2013

  • Rajesh R.

    Akash, refund of 5100/- done.
    Transaction Reference Number:[masked]

    August 8, 2013

  • Rajesh R.

    @Maneesh, Please refund the amount.
    Akash - 5100/-
    Rajendra - 1700/-

    July 31, 2013

    • Rajesh R.

      Akash Bank details:[masked];ICICI Bank; Branch : Bund Garden, Pune.

      July 31, 2013

    • maneesh k p

      Provide the full details of the refunds with the accounts submission post event

      August 2, 2013

  • rajendra

    Rajendra here is my bank details.

    Name :Venkata Rajendra Kothapalli
    Account number[masked] icici bank
    Branch :Mindpsace hitech city

    August 1, 2013

  • Rajesh R.

    Dear All, as there are very less RSVPs, we had to cancel the event.

    Please update your bank details for refund if you haven't mentioned already.

    Thank you all... Hope to see you next time.

    July 31, 2013

  • Rajesh R.

    RSVPs without all the answers are not valid...

    July 30, 2013

  • Akash

    Hello..I had made a Payment for three people but unfortunately one person cannot join us. Could you please process a refund for one person.

    July 24, 2013

    • Rajesh R.

      Hello Akash, will do the refund for 1 person. Please provide your bank details....

      July 26, 2013

    • Akash

      [masked];ICICI Bank; Branch : Bund Garden, Pune. Please confirm once done...

      July 29, 2013

  • rajendra

    Hi Rajesh,

    I have made the transfer. Please confirm once you have a chance.

    ICICI Bank Transaction Reference Number: 0467656233.


    July 29, 2013

    • maneesh k p

      Rajendra, your payment of Rs.1700/- vide NEFT/[masked] is recieved

      July 29, 2013

  • Rajesh R.

    Hi Mayuri, can you please answer all the question?

    July 26, 2013

  • Rajesh R.

    Requesting all in WL to make the payments by Monday. We have to book bus tickets.

    July 28, 2013

  • Rajesh R.

    okay! Moving all of you to Waiting List, I will change to Yes list when the payment is confirmed. Please do the payment and mention the payment details in comments.

    July 23, 2013

  • Rajesh R.

    Dear Mates, Please make the payments... We have to book bus tickets...

    July 22, 2013

  • Rajesh R.

    Hello Everyone, Please make the payments to confirm your slot.

    July 16, 2013


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