Hampi and Gokarna Beach Trip
Nestled in the heart of Karnataka, the historic village of Hampi is a treasure trove of ancient wonders and natural beauty. This South Indian gem is renowned for its rich history, dotted with the remnants of temple complexes that once thrived during the mighty Vijayanagara Empire. In this enchanting destination, every stone tells a story, and every corner whisper echoes of a glorious past.
The name Gokarna conjures up images of long secluded beaches, serene sunsets, never ending horizons and expansive sea with a tinge of the local flavour and backpackers. The temple town is now an emerging beach destination that offers something to different types of tourists with its natural beauty and its history steeped in mythology.The long sandy stretches of Om Beach and Kudle Beach are a delight for every beach lover. The beaches offer breathtaking vistas of the expansive Arabian Sea and a never ending horizon.
Hampi and Gokarna Trip Highlights
- Indulge in the thrill ofa coracle ride & cliff jumping.
- Experience a scenic drive through picturesque rice paddy fields.
- Visit UNESCO world heritage sights.
- Visit the mesmerizing virupaksha temple.
- Admire the breathtaking sight of the Murudeshwar Temple.
- Chance to see world's largest Copuram.
- Immerse yourself in the wonder of Yana Caves.
- Pristine Beaches of Cokarna.
Hampi and Gokarna Trip Itinerary
Day 1 – Mumbai / Pune to Hampi Overnight
- 02:00 pm: We will be transporting you Pune and tempo traveler from Pune.
- 07:30 pm: Pickup from Swargate.
Day 2 – Hippie Island Sightseeing
- Reach Hampi in the morning. We begin our Hampi tour and check in to our hotel. Explore Hippie Island and visit the Lake viewpoint and do Cliff Jumping. We will go for a thrilling Coracle ride and visit Anegundi village, have lunch at the cafe and now it's time to experience the most mesmerizing Sunset at Bala Hanuman Temple via a short hike. The night will be for music, dance, and fun with friends. Overnight stay at the Hotel / Homestay.
Note - Check time 11:00 as per hotel policy. We will reach around 9 am. We will freshen up and have breakfast and leave for Sightseeing. If rooms are available before check time then they will be Provided. Or else we will move for sightseeing
Day 3 – Hampi Local Sighseeing
- Start our day at 07:30 a.m. Post breakfast, leave for sightseeing.
- Explore Virupaksha temple, Stone Chariot, Vitthal Temple, Badavi lingam, Ugranarsimha, Pushkarni, Lotus Mahal, Elephant stables, and Watch Tower.
- Depart for gokarna by Evening.
Day 4 – Gokarna Sightseeing
- Reach Gokarna by approx. 3am.
- Early morning wake-up and leave for Yana Caves post breakfast
- Later visit Yana Caves and explore
- Post Yana Caves we will move towards Gokarna
- Later hop around the local cafes and visit Om and Kudle beaches in Gokarna and market
- Head to Mahabaleshwar temple in the evening
- Dinner followed by an overnight stay
Day 5 – Gokarna Local Sightseeing
- Wake up in the morning have breakfast & depart for Honnavar. Enjoy boating in honnavar (Subject to time availability, this activity is optional)
- Proceed for Murudeshwar, have your lunch and visit the only Shiva statue standing tall in the Arabian sea.
- Watch the panoramic view of the Arabian Sea from the top of Murudeshwar and await a magical sunset on beach.
- Depart to Pune- Mumbai post-sunset.
- Bangalore/Hyderabad people will board private volvo.
Day 6 – Reach Pune / Mumbai
- Reach Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad in the morning.
- People coming from Mumbai will be transferred by bus from Pune.
- End of the tour with beautiful trip memories.
Hampi & Gokarna Trip Cost
Pune to Pune
- Triple / Quad Sharing: 10799/- per person
- Double Sharing: 11799/- per person
Mumbai to Mumbai
- Triple / Quad Sharing: 11799/- per person
- Double Sharing: 12799/- per person
Bangalore to Bangalore
- Triple / Quad Sharing: 12299/- per person
- Double Sharing: 13299/- per person
Trip Payment Policy
- Booking Amount 4500/- for tempo traveller
- Booking Amount 7000/- for tempo traveller
- 30% Advance 30 days prior to date of departure
- 50% Advance 15 days prior to date of departure
- 100% Advance 7 days prior to date of departure
Christmas and New year Batches
Additional 600 Per person on Base price
Sleeper bus prices are Dynamic to dates, please reach out to us for sleeper bus costings
What is included in the tour
- Transportation: Non-AC Tempo Traveller
- 1 Night hotel accommodations on a Triple / Quad sharing basis in Hampi Non ac
- 1 nights of Homestay/ Hotel accommodation on a Triple /Quad sharing basis in Gokarna.
- 1 night stay at Hubbali/Yellapur
- Coracle Ride and Cliff Jumping (1 time)
- 4 Breakfasts, 2 Meals (Either lunch or dinner) south Indian thali
- Sightseeing as per Itinerary.
- The trip Captain will be present at all times during the tour.
- Toll taxes and parking charges.
- Driver Allowances.
- All necessary permits.
- First Aid Kits.
What is NOT included in the tour
- Any additional expenses such as of personal nature.
- Any Entry tickets at exploration sites.
- Any adventures activities
- Additional accommodation/food costs incurred due to any delayed travel.
- Any dinner and other meals not mentioned in Package Inclusions.
- Any kind of tips
- Any other services not specified above in Inclusions.
- Most Important your ID proof
- Bluetooth speaker
- Pair of clothes
- Casual shoes and flip-flops
- Sanitary Kit
- Please avoid wearing Gold and other
- costly jewellery (at your own risk)
- Personal medicines (if any)
- An extra bag to keep your wet clothes
- Water bottle (Minimum 1-2 litre)
- The booking amount is non-refundable (Rs. 4500) in any case.
- Cancellations done 30 days prior to the date of departure - 20% of the trip cost would be charged as a cancellation charge
- Cancellations are done 29 - 15 days prior to the date of departure 40% of the total trip cost would be charged as cancellation fees
- Cancellations are done 14 - 7 days prior to the date of departure 70% of the total trip cost would be charged as cancellation fees
- Cancellations are done 7 - 1 days prior to the date of departure 100% of the total trip cost would be charged as cancellation fees
- You are not eligible for a refund if you fail to show up on the day of departure under the given timeline that has Been provided to you beforehand.
Terms and Conditions
- The company shall not be liable for damages/charges incurred by travelers if any of the
- following reasons apply:
- Natural disaster, war, civil unrest, and alteration or cancellation of tour itinerary due to such causes.
- Accidents during transportation or accommodations, damage by fire.
- Orders of either Indian governments or immigration regulations, isolation resulting from infectious
- diseases, and tour itinerary alteration or cancellation owing to such causes.
- Accidents (if any occur on tour)
- Food poisoning.
- Vouchers are non-transferable and valid only for the services mentioned herein.
- Any services not specifically requested, confirmed and noted on vouchers will not be rendered.
- All extras are to be paid directly to the hotels/the service providers.
- Please stick to itinerary, anything extra shall be chargeable (at the location itself.) Any service unused is non-refundable.
Important Points to Know Before You Book This Tour
- No refund in case of any unused services/ Activities
- Scheduled pickup times are subject to change depending on actual start time and Traffic conditions If there is any delay in the pickup, organizers are not be blamed at all because we don't intentionally make it late and we are bound by external factors
- Pickup points are subject to change and we might ask to assemble at a common point in Mumbai
- Pickup will happen at highways and specific locations only, no after-requests will be entertained to make a pickup at specific locations
- Bus/vehicle will not wait for anyone you will be asked to come to the next boarding point/Or any rest stop at your own cost.
- In case anyone misses the bus, you have to make your own travel arrangements or if you to want cancel you are obliged to pay the full trip amount or else legal action can be taken.
- This is a very Reasonably priced budget trip hence we request you keep the expectations realistic.
- Good stays and quality food will be provided.
- The food menu is limited and not lavish.
- Organizers have the right to alter or change the itinerary and their decision will be final
- We are not responsible for allocating bus seats; seats are to be occupied on 1st come 1st serve basis.
- any nuisance caused on the trip will not be entertained and may result in expulsion from the trip without any refund.
- Sightseeing mentioned depends on time constraints, and if any spot is skipped, we are not responsible.
- You need to follow the timelines given by organizers in or er to ensure the smoot functioning of the trip.
- Any solo male/ female joining this trip is requested to be respectful towards other solo females/males and behave in a socially acceptable way, any kind of harassment to any traveler will lead to termination of that specific person from the trip without any refund.
- The tour may get Cancelled if the minimum number of bookings is not received
- The trip Captain will not be there in case there are fewer than 6 people in the trip, in that case, the tour will be handled by our local managers
- We are not responsible for the breakdown of vehicles and we can try for alternate arrangements, any extra cost arising from the same will be directly payable.
- organizers are not responsible for Any delay due to traffic or breakdown of vehicles
Q1: What makes the Gokarna Hampi trip so special for travelers?
A: Gokarna and Hampi, both situated in Karnataka, India, provide a beautiful blend of rich history, serene beaches, and mystical landscapes, offering travelers a diverse palette of experiences within a single trip.
Q2: How can I travel between Gokarna and Hampi efficiently?
A: There are various travel options like buses, trains, and taxis available between Gokarna and Hampi. The blog details various routes and means to help you choose the most efficient and scenic journey.
Q3: What is the best time to plan a Gokarna Hampi trip?
A: Typically, the months between October and March are considered ideal for visiting Gokarna and Hampi due to the pleasant weather, allowing travelers to explore the destinations comfortably.
Q4: What are the must-visit spots during the Gokarna Hampi trip?
A: Our blog navigates through the must-visit spots in both Gokarna and Hampi, such as the pristine beaches of Gokarna, the historic ruins of Hampi, and various temples and cultural sites that you shouldn’t miss.
Q5: Can I undertake the Gokarna Hampi trip as a solo traveler?
A: Absolutely! The Gokarna Hampi trip is feasible and enjoyable for solo travelers. Our blog outlines tips and guides for solo explorers to navigate safely and make the most of their journey.
Q6: Are there budget-friendly options available for accommodation in Gokarna and Hampi?
A: Yes, Gokarna and Hampi offer a range of accommodation options catering to all budget types. The blog provides a guide on affordable stays, mid-range hotels, and luxurious resorts to help you select according to your budget.
Q7: Is the Gokarna Hampi trip suitable for family vacations?
A: Definitely! Gokarna and Hampi both offer experiences that can be enjoyed by travelers of all ages. From serene beaches to captivating historical sites, there’s something for every family member to enjoy.
Q8: How many days are recommended for a well-rounded Gokarna Hampi trip?
A: A well-rounded trip to Gokarna and Hampi can be accomplished within 5-7 days. Our blog lays out a detailed itinerary, ensuring you have ample time to explore the key attractions in both locations.
Q9: What are the local cuisines or dishes that I should try during my Gokarna Hampi trip?
A: The blog introduces you to a variety of local cuisines in Gokarna and Hampi, including the scrumptious seafood in Gokarna and the traditional Karnataka dishes in Hampi.
Q10: How do I ensure a safe and responsible travel experience during my Gokarna Hampi trip?
A: Safety and responsible travel are emphasized throughout our blog, providing tips on respecting local cultures, protecting the environment, and adhering to safety guidelines during your Gokarna Hampi adventure.