Bangalore to Hampi
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Product Code : AGORA76
Explore the ancient ruins of Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage site, on this private tour from Bangalore. Visit magnificent temples, palaces and other monuments dating back to the Vijayanagara Empire. Enjoy the scenic drive through the picturesque countryside and stop at the historic Chitradurga Fort en route. The tour includes comfortable transportation and accommodation, as well as the services of a knowledgeable guide.
Day 1: Bangalore - Hampi (350kms)
Your tour begins with a pick-up from your hotel in Bangalore. You will embark on a scenic drive to Hampi, covering a distance of approximately 350 kilometers. On the way, you will visit Chitradurga Fort, a magnificent ancient fort built in the 17th century. The fort showcases the architectural brilliance of the Nayakas and Palegars, and it offers a glimpse into the rich history of the region. Take your time to explore the fort and learn about its historical significance.
After the visit to Chitradurga Fort, continue your journey to Hampi. Upon arrival, you will check in at your hotel and have some time to relax and refresh.
Day 2: Hampi Exploration
Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel, and get ready to explore the wonders of Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its fascinating ruins from the Vijayanagara Empire.
Your first stop will be the Virupaksha Temple, an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is not only a place of worship but also one of the oldest functioning temples in India. Marvel at its stunning architecture and immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance.
Next, proceed to Hampi Bazaar, the vibrant old market area of the city. Explore the bustling streets filled with shops selling traditional handicrafts, textiles, and souvenirs. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere and soak in the local culture.
Continue your tour by visiting the famous Vittala Temple Complex. This architectural marvel is renowned for its stone chariot and musical pillars that produce melodious sounds when tapped. Admire the intricate carvings and sculptures that depict the grandeur of the Vijayanagara Empire.
Afterward, explore some additional sights in Hampi:
Matanga Hill: Embark on a trek to Matanga Hill, the highest point in Hampi, and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. It's a great spot to witness a breathtaking sunrise or sunset.
Hazara Rama Temple: Visit the Hazara Rama Temple, known for its exquisite bas-reliefs that depict scenes from the Ramayana, an ancient Hindu epic. Marvel at the intricate carvings that adorn the temple walls.
Achyutaraya Temple: Explore the Achyutaraya Temple, dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara. Admire the temple's impressive architecture and the intricate carvings that adorn its pillars and walls.
Queen's Bath: Visit the Queen's Bath, an exquisite structure that served as a private bathing complex for the queens of the Vijayanagara Empire. Admire the beautiful architecture and the surrounding gardens.
In the evening, head to the Hemakuta Hill Temple to witness a mesmerizing sunset. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape as the sun paints the sky with vibrant hues.
Day 3: Hampi - Bangalore (350kms)
After a delightful breakfast, bid farewell to Hampi and begin your return journey to Bangalore. Sit back and relax as you enjoy the scenic drive back, covering a distance of approximately 350 kilometers.
Upon reaching Bangalore, you will be dropped off at your hotel or the airport, marking the end of your memorable tour.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 2 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 2 nights' accommodation
Hampi x 2 nights
3* - Malligi Hotel/ Clark's inn Hampi
4* - Royal Orchid Central Keerti/ Heritage Resort
5* - Evolve Back
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.