Gandikota Fort

Gandikota Fort History, Timings, Entry fees, Booking, Accommodation details

Year Details
1589 Qutub Shahis captured the fort
1687 Aurangazeb Captured
1791 Britishers captured

Gandikota Fort Timings and Entry fee

Fort Entry fees: Free for all

Fort Visiting Hours: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm. Daily.

Best time to visit: Sep 2nd week-Aug 1st week.

Rainy Season: Aug 2nd week – Sep 2nd week

Summer Season: Jan 2nd week – Jul 2nd week.

Winter Season: Sep 3rd week – Jan 2nd week.

Stay at Gandikota

Room Type Room Charges No.Of persons allowed
Ac (Little far from Fort)Rs.1680 2 Adults + 2 Child
Swiss Tent Rental
without Food
Rs.1500 3 Adults + 1 Child
Swiss Tent Rental
With Food
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Rs.1500/ person 3 Adults + 1 Child

Swiss Tents will be placed close to the Gorge at Activity Zone. The bonfire will be placed in the evening hours.

You are allowed to place your own Tents here on Free.

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Adventure Activities at Gandikota Fort

Activity Name Charges
Kayaking Rs.500 (Not available now)
Rappelling Rs.400
Rock Climbing Rs.200

Kayaking and other boating activities will be stopped when the river flow is high.

Places to visit in Gandikota Fort

  1. Jail
  2. Madhavaraya Temple
  3. Juma Mosque
  4. Kattula Koneru
  5. Rayala Cheruvu
  6. Gandikota Village
  7. Charminar
  8. Granary
  9. Ranganayakula Temple
  10. Penna River Gorge
  11. Gandikota Reservoir

Dorne camera not allowed inside fort and premises of the fort.

Normal Photography and Video shooting allowed.

How to reach Gandikota Fort?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Kadapa which is 85 Km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest Railway station is at Jammalamadugu which is 15 Km away.

By Bus

  1. This fort is 85 Km from Kadapa. It takes 2 hours from Kadapa bus station.
  2. From Jammalamadugu, it is 15 Km away. It takes 30 mins from Jammalamadugu by Autorickshaw.

For more details on Gandikota Fort, Please call @85000 85151

Gandikota Fort

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