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Hampi

4 days  |  Starts/Ends: Goa  |  from USD $1,759

From tropical Goa, journey to the southern state of Karnataka to discover the incredible ruins of medieval Hampi, the rock cut caves of Badami and the beautiful temples of Pattakal and Aihole.

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Itinerary
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Inclusions
Day 1
Goa to Hampi

Goa - Hampi. This morning drive from Goa to Hampi (approximately 350kms). Upon arrival, check into your hotel and spend the remains of the day at leisure.
Overnight: Hampi  |  Dinner

Day 2
Hampi sightseeing

Hampi is nestled within the ruins of medieval city of Vijayanagar in the state of Karnataka, on the banks of the Tungabhadra river. Set in a surreal and beautiful boulder-strewn landscape, Vijayanagara (the City of Victory) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and although the city was destroyed by marauding Moghul invanders in the 16th century, much of it remains today.

Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of the ancient ruins that are spread over 26 sq km area, many of which lie in and around Hampi Bazaar and the nearby riverside area, which also encompasses the city’s most sacred enclave of temples and ghats. East of Hampi Bazaar is the UNESCO-listed 16th century Vittala Temple, the undisputed highlight of the ruins.
Overnight: Hampi  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3
Badami

Hampi - Badami. This morning depart Hampi and drive to Badami (approx 130 kms), stopping en route to visit the incredible temples of Pattakal and Aihole. Pattadakal - a World Heritage Site, has 10 major temples representing early Chalukaya architecture, the biggest of which is dedicated to lord Virupakshesvara. Whilst Aihole, which is known as the "Cradle of Indian Architecture", has over a hundred temples scattered around the village.

Set in beautiful countryside amongst sandstone hills, lakes and peaceful farmlands, Badami is magnificently situated in a canyon, and scattered amongst the surroundings hills are temples, fortifications and carvings.

Badami is best known for its remarkable cave temples. They display the full range of Indian religious sects. Two of them are dedicated to Vishnu, one to Siva and the fourth is a Jain temple. There is also a Buddhist temple in a natural cave.

Upon arrival in Badami, check into your hotel and freshen up before an afternoon of sightseeing.
Overnight: Badami  |  Breakfast

Day 4
Badami to Goa

Badami - Goa. After breakfast, check out of your hotel and make the scenic journey over the Western Ghats back to Goa (approx 350 kms).
Breakfast

Trip Highlights

Hampi - ruins of the medieval city of Vijayanagar
Aihole temples - ancient cultural ruins.
Pattadakal temples - a World Heritage Site
Badami - cave temples, sandstone cliffs and lakes

Included

3 breakfasts,1 lunch, 2 dinners
Guided sightseeing of Hampi, Badami, Pattakal and Aihole
Services of local English speaking specialist guides
3 nights standard hotels
All relevant transfers and transportation in a chauffeur driven air-conditioned vehicle.
Entrance fees to all included sights

Not Included

Tipping - an entirely personal gesture
International flights and visas
Laundry, drinks, items of a personal nature

Prices shown are ‘per person’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The single supplement price needs to be added to the twin/double price if single rooms are required. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply.

 
Price/Person
Single Supp.
Hampi - 4 days
USD $1759
USD $729

Prices are indicative and will vary depending on your chosen hotels, room availability as well as time of travel i.e. during India’s peak travel season of 21 Dec - 10 Jan, additional supplements will apply. Equally, if you with to travel to India during the summer, rates will be cheaper than those quoted. Please bear this in mind if comparing prices as we always aim to deliver exceptional value.

Please note that discounts will apply if there are more 4 our more people in your travelling party, since fixed costs like transportation and guiding are shared across the group.

Tour Details
Starts
Goa
Ends
Goa
Departs
Any day of the year
Hotel Rating
Standard
Local Payment
None
Tour Guide
Yes - for all included sightseeing
Meals
Breakfast: 3, Lunch: 1, Dinner: 2