On this Hampi Village Life Tour, we will embark on a journey of exploring & experiencing the local way of life in rural communities around the UNESCO world heritage site. There are around 29 village settlements within the protected core zone and people living in these communities are an essential part of the cultural heritage of Hampi. The traditions, festivals, social life of people here is deeply intertwined with their shared heritage and the landscape. This is why Hampi is often referred to as a living heritage site. On this tour we will immerse ourselves in lives of people from these communities, understand how they contribute to the richness of the cultural heritage of this site.
This tour is all about immersing yourself into the local culture and learning about life in villages of India. We promise to make this fun, engaging and educational experience for you!
09:30 AM – Arrive at Anegundi Village and meet your local host
09:30 AM to 12:30 AM – Explore the village, meet different people from the community including farmers, holymen & craftswomen. Visit important places of significance to the local people heritage and their culture today. Engage with the people as you learn about them.
12:30 PM to 01:30 PM – Visit the house of village family that will be hosting us for lunch. Enjoy a sumptuous meal prepared freshly with locally sourced organic produce.
01:30 PM – End of Tour
OPTIONAL ADD-ON INCLUSIONS:
By default we haven’t included transportation in this tour. This is because we want to give travellers the flexibility to use their own transportation. For those of you who want us to arrange transportation you can choose one of the following during your booking process and we will send your a quote for local transportation as well.
THINGS TO REMEMBER
|Number of Persons||Total in INR|
|1 or 2||6000|
|Type||Per Person in INR|
|Per Adult (Age 10 & Above)||1000|
|Per Kid (Age 5 to 9)||600|
|Type||Price in INR|
Our tour lead will coordinate with you and your driver the day before the tour by phone and email. In case you are hiring an auto rickshaw (tuk-tuk), you can have the driver talk to our tour leader (we will send his/her number to you) over phone and they’ll co-ordinate the location.
Start Point – Chariot Point, Anegundi Village: This is a popular landmark in Anegundi village, which is located on the northern bank of Tungabhadra river. It is located 10 Kms from Hippie Island, 24 Kms from Hampi, 20 Kms from Kamalapur, 32 Kms from Hospete.
End Point – Chariot Point, Anegundi Village: This is a popular landmark in Anegundi village, which is located on the northern bank of Tungabhadra river. It is located 10 Kms from Hippie Island, 24 Kms from Hampi, 20 Kms from Kamalapur, 32 Kms from Hospete.
If you have a self drive car or a chauffeur driven car then you can use it to arrive at the start point and then safely park it. Our tour lead will coordinate with you over phone and guide on the day.
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. If you are looking for a well researched tour of Hampi that covers all the important monuments then this one is highly recommended.