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Travel Buffs: Hampi – Badami Backpacking tour
October 11 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm UTC+5.5₹ 8000
Activities: Backpacking Tour, Photography
Region: Hampi & Badami
Duration: 2 Nights/ 3 Days
Cost: ₹ 8,000/-
The quaint ruins of Hampi spell bounds visitors through its magnificent architectural beauty. Once the capital of mighty Vijaynagara Empire which controlled almost southern India. A perfect place to escapade tour to a medieval kingdom, architectural marvels & ancient temples.
Hampi, UNESCO world heritage site, spread across a vast area along river Tungabhadra offers bewitching experience to wanderers. The golden era remnants of Vijayanagara Empire on the backdrop of huge boulders, rusty mountains with lush green plantations & paddy fields offers unique landscapes.
Besides this Anegundi typical village (other side of Hampi), Aihole & famous Badami for its rock cut caves.
Aihole once the capital of the Chalukya dynasty, was the first place to witness experiments with temple architecture styles began here around the 5th century.
Pattadakal, the experiment of Aihole further encompassed here around 7th Century where northern and southern architecture styles integrated.
Badami – famous for its rock cut caves dates from the 6th century. These monolithic temples located along a ravine between two steep mountain cliffs, a very beautiful site.
Stroll amidst glorious ruins of Vijayanagara empire,
Amazed with magnificent temple architecture of Aihole, Pattadakal and Badami,
Coracle ride and local cuisine …….
Day 0 : Initiate journey with bus ride at 05:00 pm (Bus Booking By your Self)
VRL Travels : 05:00 PM Departure from Mumbai and 09:00 AM Arrival at Hospet I-Shift Multi-Axle VOLVO A/c Sleeper-Coach
Day 1 : Arrival in Hampi
Will reach Hospet around 10 a.m. Hop on to a local bus and leave to Hampi (25 Mins). A local stay arranged for you. Spend the Day enjoying sightseeing of the medieval ruins in and around Vithhal Temple, Stone Chariot, Queens palace, Lotus Mahal, Elephant Stable and the nearby places. Day will end at Mantanga Hill watching a stunning Sunset then Stroll around Tungabhadra River.
Overnight in Hampi
Day 2 : Hampi to Badami (2.5 hours)
Hampi to Badami (2.5 hours)
Morning will head to Badami (approx 130 kms). Visit en route to
Aihole, known as “Cradle of Indian Architecture”, famous for rare apsidal Durga temple.
Pattadakal a World Heritage Site of 7th – 8th Century consists 10 major temples of early Chalukaya architecture.
Whilst Badami, beautiful location amidst a canyon and scattered amongst the surroundings hills, famous for is large rock cut caves. Also explore Bhutanatha temple at the banks of enormous lake – Agastya Tirtha.
Back to Hampi by late evening.
Overnight in Hampi
Day 3 : Good Morning ! Exploration continues …
Explore Kings palace premises comprises Mahnavami Dibba, Pushkarani with symmetrical layout of the steps and much more.
Move to nearby Hazara Rama temple famous for its reliefs depicting Ramayana scenes. Then Krishna temple, Lakshmi-Narsinha, Huge Shivlinga Temple.
Will take a break for Lunch.
After Lunch will visit most sacred enclave of the intricately designed Virupaksha temple and ghats, massive Kadalekalu Ganesha Temple and other places.
Early evening we head back to Hospet. Board the Bus for to home.
Tour concludes with beautiful memories.
♦ This is Backpacking version of trip – Sometimes low on Leisure but always High on experiences.
♦ Visits, Activities and their order are subject to change for backpacking trip based on the discretion of Travel Buffs.
♦ Please book early to avoid last minute hassles.
✔️ Accommodation in Home-stays or Hotel (Triple sharing)
✔️ 2 days Hampi sightseeing in Auto Rickshaw
✔️ Hampi to Badami (including Aihole & Pattadakal) full day vehicle
✔️ Breakfast and Dinner (Except Day 3)
✔️ Coracle ride
✔️ Travel Buffs Charges
❌ Mumbai – Hospet and Hospet – Mumbai by Bus
❌ Meals during travel.
❌ Entry fees at Monuments/ temples & Camera Charges
❌ Personal Expenses viz. bottled water, cold drinks, laundry, tips, extra meals ordered, etc.
❌ Any additional Expenses/ cost incidental to any change in the itinerary / stay caused by reason beyond our control such as Natural Calamities (Land Slides, Floods etc.), any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, evacuation costs, flight cancellation, etc.
❌ Anything other than mentioned Above.
THINGS TO CARRY: –
01) Govt. approved Id proof Compulsory ( No Pan Card)
02) Personal Clothing for tour, Towel/ Pancha, socks, etc.
03) Water Bottles at least 2 lit.
04) Torch with spare batteries, Power banks, Charger etc.
05) Toiletry kit (Wet wipes, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Hand Sanitizer, soap, Moisturiser, Sun-screen, etc.)
06) Mosquito Repellent
07) Sunglasses, Cap etc.
08) Good trekking Shoes (preferably Action trekking shoes) & floaters
09) Camera, batteries & memory cards – Optional
10) Medicines those you require usually, with your doctor’s consultation.
11) A Backpack to keep all things and a day bag to hold essentials during sightseeing..
Extra Polythene Bags (To segregate used/ unused garments, wet/ dry clothing)
*** Do not wear Gold or carry any kind of valuable Ornaments
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*MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: –
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