(Also known as Hosapete)

Karnataka | India
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Hospet is categorised as Heritage / Business and Transit

Archeological Museum near Hospet
Daroji Bear Sanctuary - Photo Courtesy L Shyamal
Tungbhadra Reservoir (Photo Courtesy: Indiancorrector)

Reasons to Visit
  • Hospet is the base town to visit Hampi, ruined city that is a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the must visit for any Inbound traveller
  • Hospet has convenient train access from Bangalore and Goa and a popular arrival point for guests to Hampi and for circuit covering other destinations covered alongwith such as Badami and Bijapur.
Know It
  • For guests driving on Bangalore - Goa route, Hospet is a convenient stopover
Access Information

Hospet has 11 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

Type of HotelsCount
Jungle Lodge1

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3 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Hospet

Getaway (1-3 nights)1
Short Break (4-6 nights)1
Holiday (7 or more)1

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List of Holidays for Hospet


  • Hampi Heritage Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Karnataka Heritage Golden Triangle (4 Nights)


  • Karnataka Heritage Triangle with Goa (8 Nights)

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Hospet 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 HospetRs. 4196
Pickup from Bijapur and Drop to HospetRs. 3845
Pickup from Hospet and Drop to BadamiRs. 4196
Pickup from Hospet and Drop to BijapurRs. 5381
Pickup from Hospet and Drop to DandeliRs. 6302
Pickup from Hospet and Drop to HubliRs. 4107

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Hospet has 1 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

Guide Services1

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List of Service Add Ons for Hospet

Guide Services

Services Rates Starting From
Audio Guide for HampiRs. 250

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

Destination Ideas

  • Daroji Bear Sanctuary
  • Deccan Odyssey - Luxury Train Experience
  • Hampi Experience
  • Holiday Ideas Goa plus Something else

Stay Ideas

  • Vijayshree Heritage Getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    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
    The Archeological Museum in the village displays many items from the ruins, and for the surrounding region.
    Heritage Museum
    Pattabhirama Temple is as large as the ornate Vittala Temple. Temple is dedicated to Lord Rama.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Rama
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Malyavanta Raghunathaswamy temple is constructed in the Dravidian style and has interesting motifs of fish and marine creatures
    Heritage Site
    Heritage Temple
  • 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
  • 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. .
    Bird Watching, Jeep Safaris

Destinations within reach from Hospet

  • Hampi ( 12 Km )

    Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for being home to Vijayanagara ruins and Monuments around more

  • Anegundi ( 35 Km )

    Anegundi is a heritage destination near Hampi renowned for its Ramayana Significance, pre-historic more

  • Gadag ( 90 Km )

    Gadag is a town lies on the Hubli - Hospet route and visited for guests in transit, business more

  • Dharwad ( 167 Km )

    Hubli and Dharwad are twin cities 22 kms apart. Dharawad is spread over seven small hills at 2000+ more

  • Bijapur ( 210 Km )

    Bijapur is located in the northern part of Karnataka. Bijapur is well known for the monuments of more

  • Dandeli ( 224 Km )

    Dandeli is a tropical rain forest located on the northern tip of Karnataka adjacent to Goa Border, more

  • Kurnool ( 228 Km )

    Alampur is a temple-town situated 27 kms from Kurnool and 200 km from Hyderabad. Alampur is where more

  • Shimoga ( 235 Km )

    Shimoga is origin of rivers Kali, Gangavathi, Sharavathi and tadadi. It is an Ex-Bangalore getaway more

  • Bhadra ( 250 Km )

    Bhadra sanctuary is a nature getaway at 200 kms inland from Mangalore and 300 km from Bangalore. more

  • Gulbarga ( 290 Km )

    Gulbarga is part of heritage circuit of Karnataka (that includes Bidar, Bijapur, Badami and Hampi) more

  • Ankola ( 290 Km )

    Ankola is a coastal Hamlet on NH-17 between Karwar and Gokarna and easily accessible from Hubli more

  • Solapur ( 300 Km )

    Solapur is base for visiting known Pandharpur temple, Tulja Bhawani and Akkalkot pilgrm centres more

  • Sringeri ( 300 Km )

    Sringeri is renowned for Sringeri Sharada Peetham which is the southern Advaita Vedanta matha or more

  • Gokarna ( 310 Km )

    Gokarna is an idyllic beach getaway visited for Gonarnanatha Temple (Shiva Temple) and its more

  • Hassan ( 314 Km )

    Hassan is an industrial town located mid-way between Mangalore and Bangalore and base point for more

  • Karwar ( 315 Km )

    Karwar on Nothern tip of Karnataka, has a stretch of idyllic beaches and offer stays on two more

  • Kalasa ( 318 Km )

    Kalasa is a holy temple-town in Karnataka. Kalasa is home to the Kalaseshwara Temple dedicated to more

  • Amboli ( 320 Km )

    Amboli is an idyllic hill station (2500+ ft above sea level) overlooking the thick rainforest on more

  • Kumta ( 325 Km )

    Kumta is a stopover in Coastal Karnataka between Gokarna and Murudeshwar, home to some homestays more

  • Manipal ( 326 Km )

    Manipal is a university town situated in the state of Karnataka; it is a student township with a more

  • Panjim ( 335 Km )

    Panjim is the state capital of Goa and known for its promenades, heritage walks, clean streets, more

  • Malpe ( 337 Km )

    Malpe is an idyllic beach stretch in close proximity (8 km) from Udipi, 5 km off NH 17. Malpe lies more

  • Udupi ( 338 Km )

    Udupi is a pilgrimage destination and is visited mainly for temples around it and access point for more

  • Palolem ( 355 Km )

    Palolem beach is one of the best beaches in Goa at Southern most edge of the Goa bordering Karwar more

  • Anjuna ( 357 Km )

    Anjuna and Vagator are hamlets that are opted for a quiet time away from crowd and buzz that Baga more

  • Morjim ( 358 Km )

    Morjim, Ashvem and Mandrem are a set of idyllic beaches, north of Siolim river, further north of more

  • Kolar ( 376 Km )

    Kolar is situated 75 kms east of Bangalore on the Bangalore - Tirupati route and known for India's more

  • Vengurla ( 377 Km )

    Vengurla is an idyllic beachfront lies 24 kms from Sawantwadi (NH-17) and one end of the Vengurla more

  • Mysore ( 380 Km )

    Mysore is a heritage destination and well visited for the Mysore Palace and located most centrally more

  • Panhala ( 382 Km )

    Set around a fort, Panhala is an offbeat idyllic hill destination at just 25 km from Kolhapur on more

  • Oros ( 384 Km )

    Oros lies on the NH-17 (Mumbai - Goa highway) in the Malvan / Sindhudurg area of Konkan region few more

  • Tarkarli ( 400 Km )

    Malvan and neighboring Tarkarli (5 kms) are renowned for its coastal cuisine and scuba diving. more

  • Baindur ( 400 Km )

    Baindur is one of the idylic beaches on the coastal Karnataka. Baindoor beach is rocky and hills more

  • Kankavli ( 402 Km )

    Kankavali is transit point on the Mumbai-Goa highway at about 450 kms from Mumbai (8 hours drive). more

  • Koyna ( 473 Km )

    Koyna (3200 ft) is located on off the Pune - Kolhapur Route. Koyna has a dam built and is a very more

  • Devala ( 509 Km )

    Devala is a plantation area set between Mudumalai and Wayanad, part of what once used to be more

  • Ooty ( 510 Km )

    Ooty (7500 ft asl) is one of the premier hill stations of India. It is known for its colonial more

  • Wai ( 511 Km )

    Wai lies at the foothills of Panchgani on the Pune - Panchgani / Mahabaleshwar route. Wai more

  • Vellore ( 547 Km )

    Vellore is a destination on the banks of the Palar River on the site of Vellore Fort. Vellore has more

  • Yercaud ( 550 Km )

    Yercaud is a plantation town at 4500 ft above sea level and 25 km uphill from Salem and an idyllic more

  • Jadhavgad ( 551 Km )

    Jadhavgad is located 25 kms from Pune and is home to Fort Jadhavgad, a premium heritage getaway in more

  • Pune ( 553 Km )

    Pune is traditionally the cultural capital of Maharashtra and now a major Software / IT / ITES / more

  • Guhagar ( 565 Km )

    Guhagar is nearest beachfront to Chiplun at about 40 km from Chiplun. Guhagar is where Vashishti more

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Kamalapur12 kms east of Hospet enroute to Daroji Bear SanctuaryExperiential4
Malpangudi5 kms from Hospet on the Kamalapur Road and home to Vijayshree Heritage, a premium getaway resort.Getaway1
Sandur32 kms South - East of Hospet, 45 kms from HampiGetaway1
Town CentreArea within 2 kms of the railway station and what is generally considered the town centre with shops and bus terminus etc.Transit/Holiday3
Airport in Hospet
  • Jindal Vijaynagar Airport ( VDY ) , Hospet
Railway Stations in Hospet
  • Hospet Junction ( HPT ), Hospet
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