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A day-tour to Lepakshi is going to take us back in time to the ancient Indian & mythological temples. Fascinating stories around the temples, strange but true facts, impressive attention to details on all the sculptures, visit to a pillar which doesn’t rest fully on the ground and India’s biggest monolithic Nandi among others. Also visit a model village and understand how the community functions.

About Lepakshi:

Lepakshi, a small village in Mandal in the Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh is located 15 km east of Hindupur. Lepakshi is culturally & archaeologically significant as it is the location of shrines dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu & Veerabhadra.

Legends have stories behind the name “Lepakshi”;. One such story dates Lepakshi town back to the days of Ramayana.To help the wounded bird Jatayu, Lord Rama utters the word “le pakshi”; ( Rise Bird in Telugu) and hence the name.

Day 1 - 19 Jan 2020

Start from Bangalore early at around 6.30 AM. A sumptuous breakfast awaits.  Reach Lepakshi at 10 AM.  Spend the rest of the morning visiting temples with sculptures, architecture and explore the history of these temples. Leave the place by 1:30 pm and reach a nearby village for a beautiful village style community lunch. This is no ordinary village, it is a model self-sustaining village. Spend some time understanding the way it functions.

Start back at around 3 PM, visit the Bhoganandeeshwara temple on the way, spend some time around the 1000 year old architectural marvel. Begin return journey after tea.


  • AC Tempo traveller from Bangalore to the destination and back. Pick up and drop from multiple points in the city.
  • Breakfast.
  • Lunch.
  • Evening tea/coffee.
  • Expert guidance of an F5 traveller.
  • All toll interstate and parking charges.


  • Dinner
  • Any extra beverages/food purchased
  • 5% GST
  • Anything not included in inclusions.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities, personal flight delays and aspect beyond our control. We will definitely facilitate an alternative and handle the contingency, the cost being yours.

Terms & Conditions

Cancellation policy:

  • Upto 10 days prior to the event date. 25% of the total amount will be charged.
  • 10 days – 2 days prior to the event date 50% of the total amount will be charged.
  • Less than 2 days prior to the event date / no-show, 100% of the total amount will be charged.


  • F5 Escapes is in no way responsible for any untoward incident happening due to the ignorance/negligence of the guests, natural/man-made calamities, accidents or any other events that are out of human control during the trip.
  • All our trips are well-researched, including identifying access to medical facilities. In case of a medical emergency, F5 will assist the traveler in getting medical attention.
  • The trip is NON-SMOKING and NON-ALCOHOLIC.
  • F5 reserves the right to cancel the trip under certain conditions – in such a case, the amount will be refunded in full.

What to expect

  • Breakfast stop will be at Kamath or a similar restaurant.
  • Lunch will be a simple, village style lunch with phulkas, millet based dishes, rice, vegetables, curds etc.
  • Post lunch, we will take a tour of the model village and understand its functioning. We may get to be a part of some activity too, such as farming, soap making etc. depending on availability.

‘F5 Escapes’ is a Bangalore-based, experiential travel company, with a focus on redefining the way women travel in India. The premise of F5 is an ambitious dream –  to put India on the global travel map as a preferred destination for women from across the globe.

F5 Escapes offers fixed departure all-women group tours, customized itineraries for families, groups and solo travellers. We also do in-city engagements which include #JustGo travel meetups, workshops to educate women on travel safety, sustainable menstruation, motorbiking etc.

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