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Hampi Tour Packages

Not many places in the country boast of UNESCO World Heritage tag, but Hampi tour packages will show you why this city of ruins is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hampi was the capital of the Vijayanagar realm around 1500 AD a few records also suggest that it was the second biggest city on the planet around then. However, following hundreds of years to the present it dropped out of significance, and now you can investigate the vestiges of a ton of sanctuaries and different structures spread in Hampi. The landscape around Hampi is as puzzling as the vestiges itself - the city is encompassed by stones of various sizes, and you can move to the highest point of them with a little push to get an astonishing perspective of the whole city and the geology. The culture of Hampi, rich and vibrant is tied to its roots. The architecture in Hampi speaks of the traits of both Hindu and Muslim architecture. 

 

It is situated on the banks of the Tungabhadra River. Renowned for its gigantic, wonderfully cut sanctuaries, particularly the Virupaksha Temple, dedicated to the patron deity of the empire. You can likewise discover stays of the old water channels, trenches and military sleeping quarters and stables here. Hampi was proclaimed an UNESCO World Heritage site in 1986 and numerous endeavours have been taken to re-establish the lost magnificence of the place very limited (if any) modern establishments are allowed in the main area, which gives an authentic feel to the ruins. Pilgrims delight and backpackers holidaying spot is rich in culture which remains unaffected by westernization in the modern day.  The main tourist spots in Hampi can be divided into two broad areas; the Hampi Bazaar area and the Royal center near Kamalapur. Hemakuta Hill, south of the main Hampi temple, contains early ruins, Jain temples and a monolithic sculpture of Lord Narasimha. Hampi tour packages are ideal for lovers of history and tourists interested in exploring the heritage of past.

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    About the Activity:Fixed departure: 01st December, 2016Join a group of people with enduring passion in photography and reveal the photographer hidden in you with the help of this Hampi tour and workshop for 3 days and 2 nights.Hampi arrays countless chances to your camera lenses to bring out the best sights the ruined old city possesses and show them up to the world.During this workshop, some ardent photographers will give you the tips for taking good quality images.The post processing sessions will enable you to learn everything about photography in detail.Mesmerising sunset and sunrise, the Vittala Temple and Virupaksha Temple, the Tungabhadra River, the countryside villages and the local people and the verdant nature will come together giving plenty of ravishing images for your travel album.The package includes food, accommodation and workshops.

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    About the Activity:A wake up call to those who love to dig out the past cultures and characteristics of the remnants of empires is here. Hampi is the target for now. The glorified ruins of Vijayanagara Empire are still a magnetic field for those hearts with a love to history and everything that is antique.A three day sightseeing tour of Hampi and the nearby villages are at your finger tip, choose to capture some old memories of a land. On this tour, you will get enough opportunities to do local sightseeing around Virupapura Gadde/Hippie Island, enjoy a sunset drum circle session by the boulders, do bouldering with expert boulderers, visit Anegundi village, indulge your heart with a night coracle ride, trek to Monkey Temple followed by a yoga session, Bead making/ instrument making workshop and sightseeing in Hampi town with visit to UNESCO World Heritage Site.The package includes food, accommodation in hotels and transportation in the town in cycles and auto rickshaws.The features of the package are as follow:Trip leaders: on every trip, the trip leader is carefully selected to add value to the trip. They are passionate about traveling and could be musicians, yoga teachers, film makers; trained to do more than just logistics and enhance the overall experience of the trip.Personally vetted stays: the properties/home stays we choose are personally vetted by us making sure all the facilities are available with a keen focus on the aesthetics. These stays ensure to provide you with a local feel with a hint of luxury.Itineraries with a difference: the itineraries ensure that you get the optimum travel experience with adequate time at each location. The routes from one location to another are also unique and usually coupled with an activity like rafting/cycling with breath taking views.Safety: all safety measures are taken into account for the activities and the trip overall. Small group sizes: the groups will be small and intimate and hence the tour will accommodate a maximum group size of 10 with a trip leader to avoid overcrowded trips which hamper the experience.

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    About the Activity:Fixed departure: 13-08-2016Muster all your energy and enthusiasm to enjoy this rental bike ride towards the Vijayanagara empire ruins, that is Hampi in Northern Karnataka. It is a three day two night trip filled with utmost fun and happiness.Gather around 04:45 AM, and at around 05:00 AM, start your ride from the starting point that is opposite to Taj Vivanta, Tumkur Road, Bangalore and en route stop for your breakfast at Chitradurga.After 01:00 PM, reach the cottage where your accommodation will be arranged, freshen up, then have your lunch and aftermath, about 04:00 PM head out to visit the Monkey temple for sunset viewAt around 05:00 PM, stroll around the Tungabhadra Dam and the lush green fields. and by 08:00 PM, enjoy dinner from one of the many restaurants in the area.The next morning, trek to experience the mesmerizing view of the sun rise at the peak of Matanga Hills, then have your breakfast at the guest house.Later go for exploring the beautiful and historic ruins of Hampi.Treat yourself at any of the mentioned places: All Tribes Coffee Shop, Chillout Restaurant or Mango Tree, then visit the Anjenaya hill – the birth place of Hanuman.Later, return to your cottage, gather near the bonfire outside the cottage. On the last day, around 06:00 AM prepare to leave from Hampi. Your breakfast will be from Chitradurga and finally around 12:00 PM, you will reach Bangalore to wind up the trip.The Route: Bangalore - Chitradurga - Turn right towards Hospet and follow the road to Hampi.

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    About the Activity:Embark on this amazing tour of Hampi, a place which is the mix and match of assorted temples and holy rivers depicting the rich history and culture of ancient India and located in the northern part of Karnataka.Explore the old capital of Vijayanagar and indulge in the activity of Yoga along with trained professional amidst the cool air, taking you to the attainment of nirvana.Visit some of the most beautiful and historical places of Hampi, offering you a complete bliss away from the hustle and bustle of city life.Apart from Yoga, boulder along the rocks of Hampi, providing you a great dose of adventure.Get a chance to have some of the most rejuvenating experiences like cycling down the alleys, camping around the bonfires, boating and swimming across the river in these three days trip.During the trip, enjoy some of the most delicious cuisines and satisfy your hunger.End your three days trip of adventure and relaxation with lots of memories.

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What You Should Know More About Tours in Hampi

  • Which are the different adventure activities in Hampi?

    Hampi is as much a destination for those seeking a unique holiday experience as for those who are interested in adventure and thrilling activities. The historical town of Hampi is a great place for visitors to have a glimpse of the long lost Vijayanagara Empire.

    The best adventure activities to keep you excited in Hampi are:

     

    • Trekking at Matanga Hill
    • Coracle ride
    • Sloth Bear sighting at Daroji Bear Sanctuary
    • Rock Climbing
    • Bullock and Horse Cart Rides

  • Which are the adventurous Trekking tours to do in Hampi?

    The town of Hampi is not only renowned for its ancient gems but is also a great place for trekking enthusiasts who wish to explore the natural and manmade beauty of the land. The rocky terrain and several large and small rocky hills that adorn this ruined town are for an enterprise like trekking.

    One of the wonderful trek routes that do not involve a climb is the Kampa Bhupa’s Path in Hampi.

    There are many other trekking routes in Hampi. Most of them involve trekking to the hill tops. Among the common trekking destinations of Hampi are the Hemakuta Hill trek, the Matanga Hill trek, the Anjaneya Hill trek and the Malyavanta Hill trek. Each trek route offers ample view of the natural beauty of Hampi.

  • Which are the top attractions for a heritage tour in Hampi?

    Hampi is home to a group of monuments which are recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and built during the reign of Vijayanagara rulers. The austere, grandiose site of Hampi was the last capital of the last great Hindu Kingdom of Vijayanagar. Its splendidly rich princes built Dravidian temples and palaces which won the appreciation of tourists between the 14th and 16th centuries. 

     

    The world heritage site of Hampi covers 265 square kilometers of area, of which about 17% is considered as the core zone. Within this core zone there are several clusters of monuments in pockets of area.  The most important amongst them are the Sacred Center, Royal Center, Islamic quarters, Kamlapura and Anegundi.

     

    Some of the notable attractions in Hampi for a heritage tour are:

    • Virupaksha Temple
    • Badavi Linga
    • Vittala Temple Complex
    • Ganigatti Jain temple
    • Krishna Temple
    • Lotus Mahal
    • Hampi Bazaar 
    • Archaeological Museum

  • Where can I do mountain climbing in Hampi?

     Hampi offers ample scope for rock climbing enthusiasts. The rocky terrain of Hampi is mostly scattered with boulders and granite crags of various sizes ranging from 4 m to 60 m in height. The boulders and crags offer easy as well as challenging options for rock climbers to conquer.

    The rocks and boulders of Hampi are a great place for the rock climbing pros, amateurs and enthusiasts to test their skills.

    These days there are several organisations which arrange rock climbing camps in Hampi and offer tourists and visitors an opportunity to experience the thrill of the adventure sport while enjoying a holiday in this ancient town.

  • When is the best time to go on a biking trip to Hampi?

    The magnetism of Hampi lies in its architectural remains that can be found sprinkled all over the place. An easy and interesting way to explore the extensive ruins of Hampi is by riding a bike on your trip to make it memorable.

    Bikes are easily available for hire at Hampi for visitors and tourists interested in riding them. One of the advantages of riding a bike in Hampi is that it helps in covering long stretches in a short duration of time.

    The winter season is the best time to visit Hampi for a biking trip. The temperature starts to lower by October, and a cold climate will have set in by November lasting up to February. These lovely days are perfect to tour around the ruins of Hampi, many of which can be reached only by foot or on a bicycle.

  • Which are the famous temples to visit in Hampi?

    Being the host to some of the extraordinary architectural ruins, Hampi has been listed as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Hampi draws many tourists, owing to its temples, monolithic sculptures and outstanding monuments. In Karnataka, Hampi is one of the most beautiful towns, renowned for its magnificent temples upkeeping the religious roots that were sown by the Vijayanagar rulers.

    Some famous temples of Hampi are:

    • Virupaksha temple
    • Krishna temple, also called Balakrishna temple
    • Achyutaraya temple
    • Vitthala temple
    • Hazara Rama temple
    • Kodandarama temple
    • Pattabhirama temple

  • Which are the best cycling tours to do in Hampi?

     

    Riding a bicycle in Hampi on your vacation has a unique charm of its own and can be a great way to explore the rocky terrain and the widespread ruins, especially the vast expanses of the Royal Enclosure.

    Bicycle is the best way to explore Hampi if you enjoy history, culture and nature.  Bicycle might sound an exotic option but you cannot take the cycle to several attractions due to the rocky terrain, so be mindful of that.

     

     

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