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DURATION : 7 Hours
START POINT : Temple Chariot Point, Anegundi Village
PRICE : INR 3200 per person
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  • Duration: 9.00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Start Point: Gagan Mahal, Anegundi Village
  • Price: 3200 per person

TOUR DESCRIPTION

On this Hampi Village Life Tour we will experience the different aspects of local life in village communities around the UNESCO world heritage site. This tour will give you a chance to learn about local culture and an opportunity to enjoy the stunning natural landscapes. We will ride on mopeds, bullock cart and auto rickshaws as we explore villages, the rural countryside, farms, irrigation canals and ancient cave paintings. We will visit local tea shop, women’s handicraft organisation, village schools and temples. We will also enjoy a sumptuous home cooked meal made from fresh locally sourced ingridients. 

Hampi is often called a living heritage site, this is because of some 29 villages settlements that are within the protected heritage area of Hampi. People living in these settlements are an essential part of the site and if anything enhance its cultural & spiritual significance. Even though the city of Vijayanagara was never established again after the fall of the city in mid 16th century, it continued to be a place of religious & spiritual importance. People have lived here and continued to practice agriculture using irrigation technology developed 600 - 700 years ago. There have been human settlements here for more than 5000 years evident by the abundant cave painting all over the boulder hills of Hampi. The water of river Tungabhadra has blessed this region, several species of birds and animals thrive here. The area also has the most unique and awe-inspiring landscape anywhere in the world with big boulder hills cut through by river and canals, spread between paddy fields, sugarcane fields and banana plantations.

Come with us on an adventure to explore the local way of life in an authentic and immersive manner. Support an endeavour that supports local buisnesses and families run a sustainable, ecologically sensitive tourism operation. 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Engaging tour conducted by locals rooted in the community
  • Enjoy the stunning landscapes of the countryside as you travel on a bullock cart, mopeds & tuk-tuk (Auto Rickshaw)
  • Engage in conversation with locals and enjoy a  home cooked meal
  • See ancient cave paintings 
  • Learn about local traditions and get a glimpse into thier culture

PRICE

The price for this tour is fixed, we run only one batch per day and take a maximum of 8 to 10 participants in each batch. 

Type of TicketPRICE PER PERSON
Adults (Age 12 and above)INR 3,200
Kids (Age 6 to 11) INR 2,000

 

Frequently asked Questions

These are default inclusions on the tour

  • Some light refreshments like coconut water and bottled drinking water is included 
  • An expert english speaking guide 
  • Transportation - During the Tour in Autorickshaws. 
  • Home cooked Lunch - At our hosts home in village
  • Bullock Cart ride through the country side
  • 1 Moped per participant with enough fuel to last the entire day
  • Pickup and Drop from your Hotel is not included by default. If you need assistance then choose optional add-on for the same. 
  • 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 
  • Bottle of water 
  1. Submit an enquiry by clicking on the button and providing us your details. Choose appropriate add-ons if applicable. 
  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 of the tour

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