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What You Should Know More About Hampi

  • Travel advice:

    • Sort your plans out: No matter what location or destination one plans on spending their holidays at, it is essential that certain travel tips are kept in mind. Hence, if you’re still in the stage of hatching your plans for Hampi, make sure that you plan well and plan well ahead of time. Make a good, well-researched note of all the important information like accommodation options, local transportation, hospitals, restaurants, resorts and more. It is quite obvious that you’d want to experience a hassle-free journey if you’re actually spending money on your holidays.

    • Transportation in the area: When it comes to transportation in Hampi, there is very little that you need to worry about. The holiday destination is well connected and one can easily make use of the local transport while visiting different locations within the space.

    • Have something of your own: However, what is better advisable is to ensure a private fare while you’re in the region. The simple reason for this tip is that it becomes much easier to visit the places around at one’s own convenience. Cars and bikes are easily available on rent at these places.

    • Be smart, avoid sham services: Travellers must remain aware of who they are hiring as guides. Past experiences have led many to be involved in a scam wherein either their property was stolen or the services were overpriced. This can really trample one’s travel experience. Hence, it is essential that one plans well and one plans well ahead of time.

    • The pick-pocketers can get on your nerves: Yes, you have come to the city with hopes of enjoying your holiday. However, it is always better to be well prepared for all circumstances rather than feeling sorry or regretting it later. Keep an eye out for pick-pockets. These disguise themselves as normal individuals just strolling across the town but they are the most dangerous. Keep yourself and your property well protected.

    • Drinking laws: Consumption in Hampi is not very restrictive. One can easily consume alcohol as and when he/she feels like as liquor is easily accessible. However, avoid consuming alcohol in public places. Majority of the resorts, restaurants, pubs and clubs will have the availability of alcohol.

  • Things to do in Hampi:

    • Discover the ruins of Hampi: Take a walk around the main town of Hampi and get mesmerized by the beautiful ruins of Hampi. Every nook and corner is bordered with beautiful monuments and each one of them has a story or two to say. Some of the ruins are also considered to be among the top UNESCO world heritage sites. Sometimes also referred to as the forgotten empire, this truly is a place you should visit once in your life time.

    • Understand the mythology of Hampi: There is a great amount of history, mythology and ancient tradition associated with Hampi. This picturesque village has a lot to offer to its visitors. However, visitors often neglect to notice the history about the place. Explore the beautiful mythology of this region.

    • Live in a hut at the Hippie island: Did you know? There is actually an island that is called the Hippie island? Isn’t that awesome. This tiny island nown as Virupapur is filled with lush green trees and crystal clear water that you can explore.  There is a great number of pilgrims too, that come flocking every year to this beautiful location.

  • What will you like in Hampi:

    • Go climbing at the various hills: There are so many different hills that you can climb on and enjoy the stunning viewpoints at. Among the chief primary attractions of Hampi is the Matanga hill. This is perhaps, the most visited of them all.

    • Check out the birth place of Lord Hanuman: Anegondi – which is perhaps a few miles away from Hampi is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Hanuman. This place is easy to climb and one can successfully carry out a great climbing activity while you’re at it.

    • Ride through the red river: Hampi consists  of a river that is literally red in color. This is the same river you need to cross in order to reach the Hippie island. Keep that in mind and travel to the red river.

    Government website: Karnataka Tourism

    Books on Hampi: Hampi: A story in stone


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