Event Name Backpacking tour to Hampi Event Cost: Rs. 5149/- per pax Location: Hospet, Karnataka Grade: Easy Type: Backpacking Tour Suitable for: Teens, Adults, College groups, Office colleagues, Couples, Kids with a parent, Solo Traveller, etc
Hampi is one of the World Heritage Sites that has been declared by UNESCO and is located on the beds of the Tungabhadra River. It is also declared as the 2nd most popular heritage destination by the New York Times. This is a very rich history as it was one of the biggest and largest cities back in its day. It was even the capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. Currently, the city is divided into halves: the hippie island and the heritage sites.
So if you have a part of you that is very interested in history and knowledge about how the old world worked, this is the place for you to be. With places such as Vittala Temple and the Virupaksha Temple, your entire curiosity will be sated. You will be surrounded by beautiful structures of architecture that have so many stories hidden within their stone walls. These sites also prove to be great places for taking pictures thanks to the sheer beauty of all the structures present there.
If you are someone who loves being at one with nature, this is the place for you as well. You will be embarking on a fun-filled journey which you will make with the help of mopeds and will get to see the beautiful panoramic views of the hippie island. You can walk between the boulders and marvel at how small we all really are as compared to the entire universe.
So join us on a visit to this spectacular place that is going to be a blend of culture, history, panoramic views and a lot of fun!
Don't Worry Be Hampi!
Major Attractions Visit and explore numerous Ancient Heritages Coracle Boat Ride in the Tungabhadra River Visit Hippie markets and sink into the laid-back culture Go Café hopping Watch Huge stone boulders over hillocks View Sunset from Mantanga Hill Enjoy the mesmerizing Sunrise from Hemkunta Hills
ITINERARY Day 0 : Reporting place & Time Borivali national park @ 4.45 pm Bus Options (Adventure Geek Recommendation) Operator: VRL Travels or SRS Travel Bus Type: I-Shift Multi Axle Volvo A/C Sleeper (2+1) Departure: 5:00 PM (Different boarding points has different timings) Duration: 16:00 hours Cost: Rs. 1,300/- (Rates are dynamic and may change)or transfer the amount in below account number.
4.30 pm: Meet & Greet Adventure Geek representative and leave for Hospet via Vrl semi-sleeper. On way, multiple pick up points from Dadar and Sion till Vashi. 10:00 pm: Halt for Dinner during the journey.
Day 1 : As you reach Hampi, check-in to your accommodation and later, enjoy breakfast and head out to engage in a sightseeing activity around the other side of the town. 02.00 pm: Enjoy local Lunch Post lunch explores the rest of the heritage sites. 05.30 pm: Sit back and watch the setting sun 07.30 pm: Return back to the hotel, have dinner and relax
Day 2 : 05.00 am: Wake up call. Get fresh and have local cuisine breakfast. 07.00 am: Reach the banks of Tungabhadra for one of the most thrilling boat ride - Coracle Ride. Post coracle ride, Start exploring the remaining ruins and heritage sites. 12.00 pm: Enjoy Delicious local meals for lunch and continue exploring. 05.00 pm: Visit the prominent Virupaksha Temple. Leave for the hotel. Pack your bags and check-out with good memories. 08.00 pm: Board the bus and start the return journey. Halt for dinner on the way.
Day 3 : 9.30 am: Reach Mumbai and trip concludes (All timings and sites mentioned above are tentative)
Cost: 5149 per person
Inclusions Local Transport including Hospet to Hampi Food: Saturday - Lunch, Dinner & Sunday - Breakfast, Lunch Stay at Local homes/hotels Entry fees and sightseeing cost Coracle ride Guide Cost
Exclusion Mumbai to Hospet Travelling & Return Any meal during the bus journey Personal expenses Packaged water/Beverages Camera charges Anything not mentioned in the inclusion
Things to Carry ID Card (must) TORCH V IMP with extra batteries ( please don't forget ) 2 ltrs water(must) Camera (Optional) Enerzal Powder or Glucon D powder Snacks & Biscuits some ready to eat food(must) Extra Pair of Clothes Clean napkin or small towel Raincoat/ Poncho/ Windcheater (Avoid umbrella) Cap, sunglasses, scarf Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags) Please carry medicines if you need any Hand Sanitizer
RULES No smoking. No drinking. No drugs. No plastic littering. Proper footwear/shoes are essential for the tour. Conserve and preserve our heritage. Trek leaders decision will be final and binding. Photographs were taken during the activity which can be used for publicity purpose. Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety, Jewellery, Cash and baggage. - Leaders are not servants. Respect them.
MEDICAL DISCLAIMER It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for trekking. While planning your trekking trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness check-up done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, severe headache, cough, dehydration, and hypothermia and inform your leader before starting for the trip. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes, etc. should seek their physicians advice before coming and inform the leaders about the same.
REFUND AND CANCELLATION POLICY Cancellation within 8 hours of payment, 95% refundable Cancellation before 20 days of the event, 50% refundable Cancellation before 10 days of the event, 25% refundable Cancellation before 5 days of the event, 15% refundable Above and after no refund No cancellation amount will be refunded on Advance Payment.
NOTE - This is a backpacking tour and not a leisure trip. All the activities & programs carry an amount of risk of injury and you are aware that outdoor activities have an inherent risk of personal injury. You are joining an outdoor activity where any incident, reasons beyond control like natural calamities, landslides, bad road conditions, riots, political uncertainty, public transport failure, etc.; Man-Made calamities, Vehicle breakdown, vehicle dysfunction can happen & you agree that the organizer/leader shall not be held responsible for any accident, mishap (including death) caused by any circumstances. Adventure Geek reserves all rights to modify/change the camp/ program and abort the event and Adventure Geek will not be liable to refund booking charges in such a case. - Adventure Geek reserves all right to call off the on-going event when such circumstances arise, and it shall not be responsible for any refund henceforth.