If you are in Hampi and you didn't try the coracle ride or beautiful boat ride across the Tungabhadra River it's not possible. You can't wait to try this mesmerizing boating and coracle ride. This is one of the unique boating experience to ride coracle across the Tungabhadra river. A coracle is a traditional boat inside they are made by the cane, and the outer side is coated with leather. People cross the Tungabhadra river by coracle boats which are round in shape like baskets. A coracle ride near Achutraya Temple is so amazing and the people giving so much information about Hampi, its culture, and the temple while riding. That is so amazing and connected you to the place so tightly.
A Glimpse of Rural Life of Hampi
There are lots of temples and buildings around magical Hampi which will require more than two days for a detailed tour. You can try and have a conversation with the local people of the village, they are quite simple, beautiful and friendly. Getting a peek into the life of these villagers provides us with an insight into a lifestyle in the rural area of India. Travel and tourism play a vital part in the economy of Hampi. The women of Hampi make beautiful and colorful crafts and artifacts you must explore how they make them.
Short Note Of Segments of Temple in Hampi
The Royal Centre - (Where Vijaynagar King Stayed) 1. Queens Bath, Pushkarni, Lotus Mahal, Watch Tower 2. Raghunath Temple, Badavi Linga, Ugra Narsinh, Krishna Temple 3. Achyutaraya Temple, Courtesans' Street, Chakratirth 4. Sasivekalu Ganapathi, Kadilekalu Ganapati, Virupaksha Temple, Hampi Bazar, Monolithic Nandi.
Things You Must Shop in Hampi
Stone Artefacts, Lambani Crafts, Leather Crafts, Musical Instruments, Banana Fiber Crafts, Low-priced Hippie Clothes.
What Are the Best Sunset and Sunrise Points in Hampi?
For Sunrise I recommend you to visit Anjanadri Hill which the birthplace of Lord Hanumana. The sunrise from Anjanadri Hill looks so mesmerizing and breathtaking. For sunset, you can visit Hemakuta, Tungabhadra Dam, and Matang Hill.
What to Eat in Hampi? - Special Cuisine of Hampi - Cheapest Local Food of Hampi
In Hampi, you can get simple yet rich in taste south Indian food at the cheapest rate. I enjoyed the best south Indian food items in Hampi like Idli, Dosa, Appam, Uttapam with flavourful sambar and chutney and veg thali meals for lunch. There are some best places that serve international cuisine in Hampi like Italian, Chinese, Tibetian, and Japanese, and Continental food.
What Are the Costs Details of Hampi Trip?
Mumbai/Pune to Hospet Bus Ticket - 1300 to 1500 Rs Hospet to Hampi - 100 to 150 Rs by Autorikshaw or By KSRTC bus 20 to 30Rs Hippie Island to Hampi Boat Ticket - 20 Rs Centre Hampi Hotel Room - 500 to 1000Rs Per day Hippie Island Hotel Room - 1200 to 3000Rs Hostel for Backpacking in Hampi - Starting from 350Rs Per day Autorickshaw (Whole day sightseeing) - 200 to 300 Per Person, Moped Bike - 250 Rs Per day Tungabhadra River Coracle Ride - 300 to 500Rs Bicycle - 100 to 150Rs Per day. Lunch or Dinner - 200 to 250Rs.
Hampi is not a place you can explore so easily in one or two days you need to stay in Hampi for a long time to know the real Hampi. This solo traveling journey to Hampi gave me an opportunity to the learn history of ancient Vijayanagar the greatest empire of southern India. I explored the stunning invention of nature, architecture, mythology stories, artistic temples, artful crafts of Hampi, delightful cuisine of Hampi, the culture of Hampi, and amazing people. That makes
Hampi so happy.
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