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Hampi

Karnataka | India
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Hampi is categorised as Heritage


View from Matanga Hill (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Daroji Bear Sanctuary (Photo Courtesy: L. Shyamal)
Ugranarasimha (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Sule Bazar (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Sister Stone (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Vittala Temple Complex (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Vittala Temple Complex (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Vittala Temple Complex (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Sasivekalu Ganesha (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Queen's Bath (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Lotus Mahal (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Lake Pushkarani (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Elephant Stable (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Kings Balance (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Virupaksha Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Badavi Lingam (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Beemas Gate (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Hazara Rama Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Hazara Rama Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Virupaksha Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)

Reasons to Visit
  • Hampi is a village in northern Karnataka, on the banks of the Tungabhadra River in India.
  • Hampi is located within the ruins of Vijayanagara, the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire.
  • Hampi ruins are a designated UNESCO world heritage site.
  • Hampi continues to be an important center, housing the Virupaksha Temple, as well as several other monuments belonging to the old city.
  • Hospet located 13 km from Hampi is a popular location and access point for accommodation for visitors to now world famous heritage site of Hampi Vijayanagara era Rock cut temples.
Know It
  • Hospet is an ex-Bangalore heritage getaway and a major heritage destination in the itinerary of overseas guests. Hampi area requires crossing over a the river in a Boat from Hospet side. There is a road connectivity but takes much longer.
Recommendations
  • Destinations to visit for Karnataka heritage circuit"Hampi ruins are a designated UNESCO world heritage site and one of the most awesome heritage sites in the world. Hampi is located within the ruins of Vijayanagara, the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. Entire Hampi area is dotted with many temples and temple ruins depicting glory of Vijayanagara Empire. Hampi is considered a must visit for an heritage traveller."
Access Information

Hampi has 3 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Standard1
Luxury1
Experiential1
Type of HotelsCount
Homestay1
Hotel2

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1 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Hampi

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Holiday (7 or more)1

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Holiday

  • Picturesque South with Goa (21 Nights)

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Hampi has 6 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 HampiRs. 4196
Pickup from Bijapur and Drop to HampiRs. 3912
Pickup from Hampi and Drop to BadamiRs. 3973
Pickup from Hampi and Drop to BijapurRs. 5381
Pickup from Hampi and Drop to DandeliRs. 6302
Pickup from Hampi and Drop to HubliRs. 3889

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Hampi has 1 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

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Guide Services1

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List of Service Add Ons for Hampi

Guide Services

Services Rates Starting From
Audio Guide for HampiRs. 250

5 Travel Ideas listed for Hampi. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Deccan Odyssey - Luxury Train Experience
  • Golden Chariot - Luxury Train Experience
  • Hampi Experience
  • Holiday Ideas Goa plus Something else

Stay Ideas

  • Hampi Boulders experience

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Virupaksha Temple is a Shiva temple situated in the Hampi Bazaar. The temple has a 160-foot (49 m) high tower at its entrance. One of the most visited and impressive monuments of Hampi
    Temple or Holy Place, Heritage Site
    Lord Shiva, Heritage Temple
    1
    Most renowned among the ruins of Hampi. The stone chariot of this temple complex is a symbol of Karnataka Tourism. Floodlights have been installed in the temple complex that provide illumination at dusk which enhances appeal of the temple in the evenings.
    Heritage Site
    Heritage Temple
    1
    Hampi ruins are ruins of Vijayanagara, the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. It continues to be an important religious centre, housing the Virupaksha Temple, as well as several other monuments belonging to the old city. The ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, listed as the Group of Monuments at Hampi. The ruins are spread over 10 kms radius and has many monuments and notable hindu temples.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site, Heritage Temple
    1
    Ruined temple complex is well known for elaborate frescoes and a sprawling courtyard well-laid with gardens. It is well known for more than many thousand carvings & inscriptions (1000+ carvings & inscriptions) depicting the story of Ramayana.
    Heritage Site
    Heritage Temple
    3
    Malyavanta Raghunathaswamy temple is constructed in the Dravidian style and has interesting motifs of fish and marine creatures
    Heritage Site
    Heritage Temple
    3
    The Archeological Museum in the village displays many items from the ruins, and for the surrounding region.
    Museum
    Heritage Museum
    5
    Pattabhirama Temple is as large as the ornate Vittala Temple. Temple is dedicated to Lord Rama.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Rama
    5
    Tungbhadra Reservoir is set near Hospet offering excellent views to guests. Tungabhadra Dam is built across the river Tungabhadra and is one of the biggest multi purpose dams in Karnataka spread over an area of 400 sq.kms.
    Lake or Riverside
    Reservoir, Dam
    16
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Anegondi fort is original capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. It is located on the north banks of the Tungabhadra River on the opposite bank to the Vittala Temple.
    Heritage Site
    Heritage Temple
    50
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Daroji Bear Sanctuary is the first sloth bear sanctuary in Asia. The area is full of white rocky out crops, boulders, caves and crevices that are ideally suited as a habitat for sloth bears. The sanctuary is also home to hyenas, wild boars, black-naped hares, pangolins, porcupines, jackals and leopards. The area is excellent for bird watching in winter. .
    Activity
    Bird Watching, Jeep Safaris
    21

Destinations within reach from Hampi

  • Hospet ( 12 Km )

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  • Anegundi ( 20 Km )

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  • Gadag ( 105 Km )

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  • Kumta ( 335 Km )

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  • Bangalore ( 345 Km )

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  • Udupi ( 348 Km )

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  • Baindur ( 348 Km )

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  • Hassan ( 360 Km )

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  • Kolar ( 380 Km )

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  • Kudal ( 381 Km )

    Kudal lies in NH-17 and from where coastal hamlets of Malvan and Tarkarli are accessible. more

  • Vengurla ( 390 Km )

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  • Salem ( 551 Km )

    Salem is gateway to idyllic hillside hamlet of Yercaud (35 km) and is part of Bangalore - Madurai more

Average Day / Night Temperature of Hampi,Karnataka,India

January
31°C / 19°C
February
33°C / 21°C
March
37°C / 25°C
April
39°C / 26°C
May
39°C / 27°C
June
32°C / 24°C
July
30°C / 23°C
August
30°C / 22°C
September
31°C / 22°C
October
31°C / 20°C
November
30°C / 19°C
December
30°C / 19°C

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Hampi
Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Hampi Island12 kms North - East of Hospet and part of the UNESCO world heritage site area.Getaway/Experiential-
NarayanpetA cut off area, accessible via a small boat ride across Hampi Bazaar or one has to take a circuitous route to reach via Gangavathy and SanapurGetaway/Experiential1
SanapurA cut off area, accessible via a small boat ride across Hampi Bazaar or one has to take a circuitous route to reach via GangavathyGetaway/Experiential1
ToranagalluToranagallu is set around Vidyanagar township mid-way between Hospet and Bellary and about 27 kms from UNESCO world heritage site.Business/Holiday/Getaway1
Nearest Airport in Hampi
  • Jindal Vijaynagar Airport ( VDY ) , Hospet-12 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Hampi
  • Hospet Junction ( HPT ), Hospet-12 Kms
Recommended travel connections to Hampi from Major Cities.

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