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Badami is categorised as Heritage

Aihole (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Banashankari Amma Temple (Photo Courtesy: Nvvchar)
Pattadakal Temples (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Badami Cave Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Aihole (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)

Reasons to Visit
  • Badami was the regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 AD.
  • Badami is renowned for rock cut and other structural temples.
  • Badami is located in a ravine at the foot of a rugged, red sandstone outcrop that surrounds Agastya Lake
  • Badami is base point to visit Pattadakal monuments
  • Badami is part of heritage circuit with Hospet and Bijapur.
  • Destinations to visit for Karnataka heritage circuit"Badami is renowned for rock cut and other structural temples. Badami is base point to visit Pattadakal monuments. Temples around Badami give insight into different eras of Temple architecture and therefore must visit for an heritage traveller."
Access Information

Badami has 3 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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3 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Badami

Short Break (4-6 nights)1
Holiday (7 or more)2

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List of Holidays for Badami

Short Break

  • Karnataka Heritage Golden Triangle (4 Nights)


  • Karnataka Heritage Triangle with Goa (8 Nights)
  • Picturesque South with Goa (21 Nights)

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Badami has 7 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Badami and Drop to BijapurRs. 5457
Pickup from Badami and Drop to HampiRs. 4196
Pickup from Badami and Drop to HospetRs. 4196
Pickup from Badami and Drop to HubliRs. 4224
Pickup from Bijapur and Drop to BadamiRs. 2778
Pickup from Hampi and Drop to BadamiRs. 3973
Pickup from Hospet and Drop to BadamiRs. 4196

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Guide Services

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Audio Guide for BadamiRs. 250

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Destination Ideas

  • Aihole Getaway
  • Badami Getaway
  • Deccan Odyssey - Luxury Train Experience
  • Golden Chariot - Luxury Train Experience
  • Pattadakal Getaway

Festivals linked to Badami (Karnataka)

  • Pattadackal Dance Festival

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Badami fort lies atop a cliff right opposite the Badami cave temples. It is a steep climb with many view points and dotted with little shrines.
    Heritage Site
    Four Badami cave temples are carved out of the soft Badami sandstone on a hill cliff in the late 6th to 7th centuries. They are a major tourist attraction especially heritage traveller. The cave temples date back to 600 and 700 CE.
    Heritage Site
    Heritage Temple, Caves
    Banashankari Amma Temple or Banashankari temple is an 18th century Hindu shrine located near Badami. The temple gets visitors from all over Karnataka and some parts of Maharashtra.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    A group of 8th century monuments in Pattadakal are the culmination of the earliest experiments in Hindu temple architecture. UNESCO in 1987 included Pattadakal in its list of World Heritage sites and is one of the major tourist attraction and must visit for a heritage traveller.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site, Heritage Temple
    Aihole is a temple complex at 33 kms from Badami (Karnataka, India). Aihole has been described as one of the cradles of temple architecture and therefore a must visit for any heritage traveller. Here artisans worked over centuries to perfect different temple architectures.
    Heritage Site
    Heritage Temple

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Nearest Airport in Badami
  • Hubli Airport ( HBX ) , Hubli-105 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Badami
  • Gadag Junction Railway Station ( GDG ), Gadag-68 Kms
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