Bhuvanagiri, also known as Bhongir is located only at a distance of 48 kilometers from Hyderabad. The place, which falls on the way to the well-known temple town of Yadagirigutta, is well accessible by road and rail. The place is quiet popular for its mesmerizing fort atop the monolithic hill, which has many tales of times immemorial. The Bhongir hill is a huge rock formation. It is more than 700-feet high and is sprawled over 40 acres of land. This unique rock is locally known as the ‘Eka sila’.
The Telangana tourism department has taken new initiatives by launching many adventure sports here. Rock climbing in Bhongir is quite popular among people who yearn to face the thrill of living on the edge. These adventurous activities are a perfect exercise to instill the attitude of adventure, which is also key to build a strong personality. Scores of youngsters and corporate employees make it to Bhongir to scale the hill that has become a hub of adventure sports for people who enjoy the sense of adrenaline rush. Even private organizations organize rock-climbing sessions at this place.
Rock Climbing School at Bhongir
A School where Poorna Malavath (Youngest girl ever to climb Mt. Everest) trained
As part of promoting adventure tourism in the state Telangana State Tourism Development Corporation has established a Rock Climbing School at Bhongir in association with Transcend Adventures Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad.
Rock Climbing School provides innovative technical and educational content to all levels of climbing community and teach best practices that improve the safety and quality. Training at Rock Climbing School will help to refine one’s traditional climbing skills through extensive hands-on field work and supervised structured practice with your instructor. We also encourage critical thinking. The specially designed courses are not only helping in developing all round personality but also increase initiative and risk taking capacity.
Under Guidance of
The rock climbing courses and training will be under the guidance of Mr. Shekhar Babu Bachinepally, the first Indian to climb Mt. Everest as an individual and recipient of Tensing Norgay National Adventure Award (at par with Arjuna Award) from president of India.
MOST POPULAR PACKAGE – 300ft Rappelling @ Rs.400/-
Adventure Course – 4 days (age 12 to 15)
Adventure course is designed on the same pattern as outward bound courses in west. It is primarily for boys and girls. The aim is to bring children out of the sheltered environment of schools and homes. The course is designed to instill in them a sense of comradeship discipline, selflessness, and managing risks.
Outcomes of courses:
1. Exposed to a variety of adventure activities and programs.
2. Increase the participant’s sense of confidence.
3. Increase mutual support within a group.
4. Develop an increased level of agility and physical coordination.
5. Develop an increased joy in one’s physical self and in being with others.
6. Develop an increased familiarity and identification with the natural world.
Basic Rock Climbing Course – 5 days
This course covers the basics of safe and responsible bouldering & Rock climbing with training in safety procedures & injury prevention. The objectives of basic course are many fold. It aims to create a correct attitude among the trainee so that they view Rock Climbing as an art and not merely a physical activity. It stimulates in them a spirit of adventure. It teaches them to face new challenges and become better human being with much more confidence. The course help the trainees to adopt a better outlook towards the life by accepting responsibility with courage and confidence, working as a team and understanding the others point of view on which good citizenship is based.
Advance Rock Climbing Course – 4 days
Only those trainees who obtain ‘A’ grade in Basic Rock Climbing course are eligible for Advance course. The course provides different techniques in rock climbing, fixing the anchors and experience of climbing in a new route planned by trainees under the supervision of instructors. They also learn the various rescue operations in different terrain.
Weekend adventure course – 2 days
Designed for tourists, who are looking for a something different than regular/routine outings. The course concentrates on fun/group activities, basic of rock climbing, balancing on the rock and Rappelling.
Adventure Day outing – 1 day
Just to give the taste of bouldering, rock climbing, rappelling and related activities for those who would like to get a break from their day to day stressful schedule. For bookings and queries contact Parmesh Kumar @ +91-9666088821