There are some 29 village settlements within the UNESCO world heritage site. The people living in these communities and the site are inseparable, this is why we call Hampi and a living heritage site. Anything rooted in this community adds to the significance and uniqueness of this site. Cultural tours designed by Explore Hampi showcases this deep connection between the people that live here and this site. We get a glimpse into the lives of people livings in these communities, their livelihoods and cultural practices.