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DURATION : 2 Days 1 Night
START POINT : Hampi, Karnataka
PRICE : Available on Enquiry
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the famous chariot at hampi
  • Duration: 2 Days, 1 Night
  • Price: Available on Enquiry

PACKAGE DESCRIPTION

In this plan the main focus area is History, Architecture and layout of Hampi. The plan is curated to make the best use of your time and budget in exploring all the important monuments within the core zone of Hampi's UNESCO world heritage site.

Hampi is one of the most beautiful and evocative of all historical sites in south India. It was established as the seat of the Vijayanagara Empire in the mid 14th century, a time when art and architecture flourished in South India. Today only structures made of solid masonry survive as evidence to the glorious past. The site is a protected UNESCO world heritage site, spread over an area of 265 square kilometers encompassing beautiful temples, basements of palaces, remains of aquatic structures, ancient market streets, royal pavilions, bastions, royal platforms, treasury buildings and more. Within the core zone there are several clusters where there is a heavy concentration of monuments, the most important amongst them are the Sacred Center, Royal Center, Islamic quarters, Kamlapura and Anegundi. In this two day package we will be exploring three amongst these clusters - Sacred Center, Royal Center & Anegundi.

HIGHLIGHTS

♦ Curated trip for history & heritage lovers
♦ Cover monuments from three important clusters within the core zone
♦ Take a coracle boat ride on the river
♦ Enjoy home cooked lunch on first day

PRICING

The Price for this itinerary hasn't been listed right now. Please submit an enquiry so we can send you a quote! 

 

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1
Day 2
Day 1

Pickup from Bus Stand or Railway Station & Transfer to Hotel on Arrival.  The Hotel check-in time is 1.00 PM, subject to availability we will arrange early check-in. Freshen up at hotel, leave your luggage and have breakfast.

8.30 AM: Pickup from your hotel for days tour

9.00 AM – 12.00 PM:  Hampi Heritage Tour - Story of Vijayanagara & Introduction

On this engaging Hampi tour we will explore the rich history of Vijayanagara empire, hear stories of victories and defeat. We will cover the following important monuments on this tour - Monolithic Ganesha,  Double Storeyed Entrance Gate, Hemakuta Group of Monuments, Virupaksha Temple.

12.30 PM – 2.00 PM: Lunch Break - We will cross the river over to Anegundi village and home cooked lunch will be arranged

2.00 PM – 5.00 PM:  Hampi Heritage Tour - Anegundi Village

On this Hampi Tour we will attempt to cover all the important monuments in the Anegundi area which is part of the protected site. This area was the the cradle city of Vijayanagara. There are temples from 8th century or older here. We will visit temples, ruins of forts, palaces and other related structures.  

5.30 PM: Drop to your hotel

Day 2

8.30 AM: Pickup from your hotel for days tour

9.00 AM – 5.30 PM:  Heritage Hampi Tour – Sacred Area & Royal Center

On this engaging Hampi tour we will explore the rich history of Vijayanagara empire, learn about unique architecture of various monuments, hear stories of victories and defeat. This is a tour for all history lovers. On this Hampi Tour we will attempt to cover all the important monuments in the Sacred and Royal center areas. In the morning we will first cover the Sacred Center. Sacred Center as the name suggests is the religion center of Hampi, a number of ancient temples and structures are in this area. Monuments we will cover on this tour are as follows - Monolithic Narashima, Badava Linga, Krishna Temple Complex, Hampi Bazaar, Monlithic Nandi, Kotilingam, Kings Balance, Vittala Temple Complex, Queens Bath, Mahanavami Dibba, Step well tank, Hazarama Temple, Lotus Mahal, Floating palace, Lotus Mahal, Elephant Stables, Nobleman's quarters.

5.30 PM: Drop to your hotel

Transfer from Hotel to Hospet will also be arranged.  Please note that typical checkout time at hotels is 12.00 Noon, so we will drop you to your hotel during lunch break. Keep your luggage at the reception so we can collect it later in the day. 

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is available in four categories as shared below. Remember to choose an accommodation category when you fill up your enquiry form. Based on your enquiry we will send you detailed price quote.

Standard Category

The location of this property is most convenient, just outside of the core zone of Hampi in a village called Kamalapur.  All rooms are air-conditioned. There is a inhouse restaurant, room service and laundry services also are offered. Kamalapur is well connected to Hospet (10 Kms).  

Boutique Category

One of a kind properties that will add to your overall experience of Hampi. Tastefully decorated cottages, each cottage unique in its own way. High standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained. Local staff are involved in running and maintaining the property.  If you are expecting amenities like reliable internet, laundry, 24 hour room service then this is not for you.  But if you enjoy staying at unique properties that reflects the local ethos and culture then this is for you.  

Premium Category

In this category you know what you are getting, because the quality of property and service will be standard. Run mostly by well established hotel conglomerates or chains like the Royal Orchid and Hyatt. 

 

 

TRANSPORTATION

This package comes with few transportation options.  So choose an option that best suits your need.  We typically use auto-rickshaws for all our tours, this is the most convenient way to get around in Hampi and in some areas we can only use auto rickshaws. 

Standard: Auto Rickshaw
  • All local transportation during the tours including pickup/drop from your hotel will be arranged in an auto rickshaw
  • Pick up/Drop from Hospet also included
  • Usage is limited as per the itinerary.
Upgrade: A/C car with driver
  • Most of the local transportation in Hampi and during the tour will be done in an A/C car. 
  • In some areas we will be using auto-rickshaws, mopeds or other means of transportation as per itinerary. 
  • This will include pickup and drop from Hospet in A/C car
Pick up Bengaluru: A/C Car
  • If you need a pickup from Bangalore for your trip then we would be happy to arrange transportation from International Airport or any other address in Bangalore/Bengaluru
  • We would advise only day time travel in case you take a car, you would also need to stay one more night in Hampi. 
  • If you choose this option we will send you a modified itinerary and quote
Pick up Goa: A/C Car
  • If you need a pickup from Goa/Hubli for your trip then we would be happy to arrange transportation 
  • We would advise only day time travel in case you take a car, you would also need to stay one more night in Hampi. 
  • If you choose this option we will send you a modified itinerary and quote

Frequently asked Questions

What is included on this trip?

Tour Inclusions:

  • Some light refreshments like coconut water (1 time) and bottled drinking water (2 time) is included each day
  • Day 1 Lunch is included in the tour
  • An expert english speaking guide 
  • Coracle boat ride on river Tungabhadra day 2
  • Boat crossing fee - 2 time on day 1
  • Transportation - During the tour in Autorickshaws as per itinerary
  • Battery Cart Fee on Day 2

 

Trip Inclusions:

  • 1 Night accommodation as per chosen category
  • 1 Breakfast at hotel included, avail this  on Day 1 or 2
  • Pickup / Drop as per your chosen transportation option
What is not included?

Entry fee to the monuments is not included. You will have to pay this directly at the counter, your guide will help facilitate this. The reason we don't include this is to keep the pricing for Indian and Foreign nationals same. 

Is there a dress code? What should we carry on our own?
  • Wear comfortable cotton clothes. Wear clothing that would cover your chest and shoulders. Wear bottoms that would cover up to your knees.
  • A cap or an umbrella to keep the sun out.
  • Sunglasses 
How do I book this and pay for it?
  1. Submit an enquiry by clicking on the button and providing us your details.  
  2. We will get back to you via email with payment options [Direct Bank Transfer, Credit Card or Paypal] and an invoice
  3. On completion of payment we will send you the final confirmation

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