Hampi Tour

Hampi is a place which many people don’t know anything about. It is one of those travel destinations, which reveals itself only to the more enthusiastic tourists. Hampi is a medieval center, currently lying in ruins, at the city of Vijaynagar in Karnataka. It is on the banks of the Tungabhadra River. Vijaynagar is the City of Victory, and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marauding Mughals razed the place to the ground, but its ruins are still charming.

Highlights about Hampi

  • Magnificent Temples, Caves, Unesco sites and much more to see.
  • Do nothing at the “Hippie Island”.
  • Enjoy bamboo made Coracle ride, if lucky get a chance to jump off a cliff too.
  • The perfect rustic setting of an Indian village.
  • Climb on the hills to reach some seriously stunning viewpoints that offer panoramic views of historical ruins of Hampi and its surroundings.
  • Abundance of colorful cafes.

Basic details about Hampi

  • Duration: 2 nights/ 3 days
  • Areas to explore: Hampi, Karnataka


Hampi Tour Itinerary

mbark on an unforgettable adventure with our thrilling itinerary, designed to awaken your inner explorer and create memories that last a lifetime!


Day 0:

Pune Participants (AC Sleeper Bus)

Starts at 11:30 PM from Wakad - Hinjewadi Bridge.

Pick up at Navale Bridge at 11:50 PM 

Hyderabad Participants (AC Sleeper Bus)

Start at 10:00 PM from Miyapur. Various Pick up points available as per the bus

Mumbai Participants (AC Sleeper Bus)

Start at 05:30 PM from Borivali. Various Pick up points available as per the bus. 

Bangalore Participants (Sleeper Train)

Start from Yesvantpur JN (YPR) at 08:20 PM

Pune Participants (AC Seater bus)

08:00 PM: Brace yourself for an epic journey as we kick off with a pickup from Pune Station.

08:30 PM: Pick up from Hadapsar. 


Day 1:

09:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Arrive in Hospet, your gateway to an extraordinary adventure. We head to our hotel and freshen up to start our exploration.

Morning - Afternoon: Dive headfirst into the thrill with a journey to Hippie Island, an enclave of bohemian vibes and hidden wonders. Ascend the Anjanadri Hills, which is believed to be birthplace of Lord Hanuman, for breathtaking panoramas before plunging into the adrenaline-pumping realms of Cliff jumping and Coracle rides.

Evening: Return to the hotel for a night of camaraderie and excitement with a game night that promises laughter and unforgettable moments.


Day 2:

Gear up for a day of cultural immersion and architectural marvels as we embark on a circuit of awe-inspiring sights:

  • Virupaksha Temple: Immerse yourself in the spiritual aura of this ancient marvel.
  • Vitthala Temple: Witness the intricate architecture that whispers tales of a bygone era. Also see the Stone Chariot you see on 50 Rupee note
  • Lotus Palace: Let the elegance of this water palace transport you to a world of regality.
  • Queen’s Bath: Indulge in the opulence of a royal bathing experience.
  • Monolith Nandi: Encounter the grandeur of a colossal sculpture that stands as a testament to time.
  • Elephant Stables: Marvel at the architectural prowess that housed the majestic creatures.
  • Lakshmi Narasimha Temple: Uncover the secrets of this mesmerising temple.

Afternoon: Stroll through the vibrant Hampi Bazaar, where every step unveils a treasure trove of cultural richness. 

05:30 PM: Bid farewell to the enchanting realm of Hampi as we embark on our journey back to Pune from Hospet

Mumbai Participants (AC Sleeper Bus) :  Starts at 6:00 PM

Hyderabad Participants (AC Sleeper Bus) : The earliest bus to Hyderabad is at 9:30 PM. You can stay back in Hampi and take an auto to come back to Hospet if you’d like.

Bangalore Train : Starts at 7:15 PM from Hospet JN

Day 3:

5:00 AM - 6:00 AM : Arrive back in Pune, carrying with you a trove of exhilarating experiences and indelible memories from a journey that transcends the ordinary.

Get ready to live on the edge, explore the uncharted, and create stories that will be recounted with awe and wonder for years to come!



Pune to Pune by AC seater bus: Rs. 7999/- per person

Pune to Pune by AC sleeper bus: Rs. 9999/- per person

Mumbai to Mumbai by AC sleeper bus: Rs. 9999/- per person

Bangalore to Bangalore by train (sleeper coach): Rs. 9499/- per person

Hyderabad to Hyderabad by AC sleeper bus: Rs. 8999/- per person

Hosapete to Hosapete: Rs. 4699/- per person


Notes Regarding Booking

  • Booking amount is Rs. 4000/- per person. (non-refundable)
  • Balance amount to be paid 5 days prior to the trip
  • Tour may get cancelled if enough bookings are not received (full refund or seat in another trip/, voucher of trip amount will be provided that can be redeemed anytime within 365 days of issue)
  • The Mumbai/Pune/Hyderabad/Bangalore Volvo bus ticket fare is dynamic and will be higher if booked last moment, on long weekends, or on festival dates. So tour cost might change accordingly. Please book in advance to avoid paying extra.
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  • Inclusions/Exclusions
    What we'll give/What we won't

    What is included in the tour

    • Travelling as per your selected package
    • 1 Night accommodation on triple sharing basis
    • An experienced Tour Lead & a friend who will help you take the hassle out of your travel.
    • All sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Meals - 2 breakfast (day 1 & day 2) and 2 lunches (day 1 & day 2)
    • Hike to Anjanadri Hill
    • 1 Group Coracle Ride.
    • Entry Tickets to monuments .

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Camera Charges.
    • Extra Activity Charges – Bouldering, Cycling, etc.
    • Anything other than set Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
    • Any Personal Expenses
    • Anything is NOT mentioned in the “Inclusions” or personal in nature.
    • Tax as applicable
    Things to Carry
    Things to Carry
    • 2/3 liters of water bottle
    • Extra pair of clothes, Towel, Jacket, etc.
    • Blankets for bus/train travelling
    • Warm clothes
    • Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets
    • Proper footwear
    • Proper haversack to put all these things
    • Sun Cap, Sunscreen, Sunglasses
    • Personal First aid and Personal Medicine
    • Identity Proof
    • Phone charger, powerbank
    • camera and accessories (optional)
    • Good torch with extra batteries
    • Sanitary kit
    • Please avoid wearing gold and expensive jewellery.

    Cancellation Policy

    In case you need to cancel your plans for the trip due to avoidable/unavoidable reasons, please do notify us via email.

    The cancellation charges will be as follows:

    • The booking amount is non-refundable (Rs. 4000)
    • Cancellations are done 60 days prior to the date of departure - No cancellation charge (booking amount not refundable)
    • 60 to 46 days prior to date of departure: 20% of the tour cost
    • 45 to 16 days prior to date of departure: 30% of the tour cost
    • 15 to 8 days prior to date of departure: 50% of the tour cost
    • Less than 7 days prior to date of departure: No refund
    • No show No Refund
    • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation
    • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation
    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is Hampi, and why is it famous?

    Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Karnataka, India. It is famous for its historical and architectural significance as the last capital of the Vijayanagara Empire, showcasing the grandeur of ancient India.


    What can I expect to see on a Hampi heritage tour?

    A Hampi heritage tour will take you to various ancient temples, royal complexes, intricate sculptures, and breathtaking landscapes. Highlights include the Virupaksha Temple, Vittala Temple, Lotus Mahal, and the stone-chariot at the Vitthala Temple complex.


    How do I reach Hampi?

    Hampi is well-connected by road and rail. The nearest railway station is Hospet, and you can reach Hampi by road from there. The nearest airport is Hubli, which is about 160 kilometers away.


    When is the best time to visit Hampi?

    The best time to visit Hampi is during the winter months, from October to February, when the weather is pleasant and ideal for exploring the historical ruins.


    Are there any entry fees or permits required for visiting the heritage sites in Hampi?

    Yes, there are entry fees for some of the heritage sites in Hampi. It's advisable to check the latest entry fees and permits before planning your visit.


    How long does a typical heritage tour of Hampi take?

    A typical heritage tour in Hampi can range from one to three days, depending on your interests and the depth of exploration you desire. Most tourists spend at least two days to cover the main attractions.


    Is it necessary to hire a guide for the heritage tour?

    While not mandatory, hiring a local guide is highly recommended. They can provide valuable historical and cultural insights, enhancing your overall experience and understanding of the site.


    What should I wear while visiting Hampi's heritage sites?

    It's advisable to wear comfortable clothing and suitable footwear for walking and exploring the rocky terrain. Modest attire is appreciated when visiting temples and religious sites.


    Are there accommodations available in Hampi?

    Yes, Hampi offers a range of accommodations, including guesthouses, hotels, and resorts catering to various budgets. It's advisable to book in advance, especially during the peak tourist season.


    Can I take photographs at the heritage sites in Hampi?

    Yes, photography is generally allowed at most heritage sites in Hampi. However, there may be certain restrictions, particularly within temples and religious areas. It's important to respect any signage or guidelines provided on-site.

    Offbeat Tour
    2 Day 1 Night
    Hampi is a lesser-known place in India, and so, many people don’t know about it. It is in the central part of Karnataka.
    Yes, Hampi is perfectly safe, and you won’t face any problems here in Hampi.
    Only BSNL connections work in Hampi. Therefore, you may need to change your connection provider temporarily.
    BSNL is the only network and internet provider in Hampi. Internet speed may appear relatively slow, but it works.
    Yes, you can check out Aihole, Badami, and Pattadakkal. You should also see the Mahakoot Shiva Temple.
    Winter is the best time for anyone to undertake an excursion here. The weather can be next to unbearable in summer.
    Since the people of Hampi are quite old-fashioned, it will be better for everyone to stick to traditional clothes.