2 Days Hampi Tour from Goa
Hampi is a World Heritage Site that is located near the town Hospet, Karnataka. This tour is conducted from Goa to Hampi. It is a place for traveler circuit with mesmerized and fascinating landscape. First day take the evening free for leisure or take a walk through the Hampi Bazaar. In the second day tour of Hampi includes – stunning temples royal monuments, ancient buildings are extremely attractive. The huge boulders that stand as a legendary have been demolished and destroyed centuries ago by Mughal Emperor. After 2 days visit of Hampi city, our driver will transfer you to your drop place.
Tour Duration: 2 Days
Hotel Pick Up:
Morning our driver will pick you up from your booked hotel from Goa and drive to Hampi. It is approx. 320kms from Goa. On reaching Hampi, transfer to your booked hotel and relax. After some refreshment, proceed for local sightseeing of Hampi. Evening is free for leisure /Hampi Bazaar.
It is located near the Virupaksha temple. This bazaar is also known as Virupaksha Bazaar. It is a unique attraction though the market has lost much of its sheen and significance. The bazaar is spread over one kilometer and the street has been encroached by a number of shop owners and small restaurants. Tourist can also see a large statue of Nandi (Shiva’s bull) standing at the east end of the street. Tourists are allowed to take snaps of the market. This place was commercially rich as many merchants from various foreign lands used to come and sell exotic stuff like precious stones, jewellery, silk clothes, etc.
Back to your Hotel
After the end of the tour of Hampi, our driver will drop you to your hotel. Take the evening free for leisure. Overnight at Hampi
Hotel Pick Up:
Hotel Pick up service by our driver from your booked hotel and then proceed for Hampi sightseeing. Our guide will be assisting you in the sightseeing destination places and will explain you about the history and its significance. Some of the famous sight-seeings of Hampi are discussed as follows -
Hanuman Temple/Monkey Temple
This is a famous and old temple that was illustrated in one of the great Hindu Epic ‘The Ramayana’. The place has lot of moneys, so it is advise to be little cautious. This place offers a beautiful scenic view of Hampi where you can witness mesmerizing view of sunrise and sunset from the hills.
Vijaya Vittala Temple
Vijaya Vittala Temple is the main attraction in Hampi that was built during 15th century AD. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vittala. It gives a marvelous attention towards tourist along with a gigantic stone chariot. It reflects the true wonders of architecture and also well-known for historical and religious place.
Virupaksha temple exemplifies Lord Shiva (who is a Hindu God). The temple consists of a three ante chambers, sanctum, a pillared hall and an open pillared hall. Inside there are many smaller shrines and sub-shrines. Now-a-day the temple is popular and attracts huge crowds for the pure marriage festivities.
Royal Enclosure is a wide open ground consisting of a number of small shelters with a number of interesting and important relics of ancient India. There is a ‘House of Victory’ or the Dassera Platform.
There is a beautiful river ruins near the monuments. If you will go closer to the river, you can see many Shiva Lingas beside the river, but little exploration is needed. You can find 108 Shiva lingas carved on a large sheet on the surface of the stone. Rock-structure is done on the wall that dedicates some Indian Hindu Idols.
Hemakuta Hill Temples
It is a sacred and holy temple that is dedicated to Lord Shiva and it is located on the Hemakuta Hill. This place is awesome and one can witness a beautiful view of sunrise and sunset from the hill. The name of this hill is after a girl named Pampa who was very dedicated to Lord Shiva and he was pleased with her devotion and rained gold and promised her to marry. The word ‘Hema’ that is in Sanskrit means ‘Gold’ and hence, the hill got the named Hemakuta. It is believed that there were many other myths took place in this place that is why you can find many temples of Lord Shiva near this monument.
This is dedicated to Hindu God deity Ganesha, son of Lord Shiva. It’s a unique structure where you can see huge tummy out. It was believed that one day Lord Ganesha ate lots of food and his tummy became huge and he can’t control overeating. He saw a snake beside him and he wrapped it on his stomach from bursting. And is what the architect gave the same structure of Lord Ganesha.
It is a notable temple of Lord Krishna (Hindu God). It is one of the most popular groups of monument. This temple was built and erected by King Krishnadevaraya in the year 1513 AD in honor of winning battle. The main idol of the temple is Lord Krishna. He himself is a lover of art and architecture. It is one of the most ruined and famous architectural monuments. Leisurely walk around the temple will allures tourist mind.
Hotel Drop – off
After the end of the tour, our driver will drop you to your hotel or if you want to go back the same day to Goa then we will arrange it..