A land of stories and culture, ancient ruins that take you back in time, serenity in the air and a crazy vibe that will leave you wondering if this is the town you read about in your history textbooks. Once the capital of the Vijayanagara Empire and now a UNESCO heritage site, Hampi is a lot more than you would’ve ever imagined.
One walk through the lanes of the city and I bet you’ll fall in love. The city oozes of culture and heritage coupled with a bohemian vibe which has developed in the past few years, owing to the huge influx of European tourists. As a result, Hampi has emerged as one of the most visited tourist attractions in the state of Karnataka but still manages to hold its sense of tranquility. Pocket-friendly accommodations, cafes serving delectable cuisines from around the world, easy availability of recreational drugs and most importantly, a laid back atmosphere makes Hampi a favourite amongst hipsters, backpackers and solo travellers.
So if you’re planning to immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind experience while blowing out a bomb, here’s a specially curated list of the best hostels in Hampi that promise a memorable stay in this unconventional destination. And remember, when in Hampi, take it slow!
If you’re travelling on a budget but don’t believe in compromising the basic amenities, Jungle Tree is your perfect fix in Hampi. With accommodation facilities which are easy on the pocket, the Jungle Tree offers services such as free Wi-Fi and also has an on-site restaurant. The eccentric coloured walls coupled with cosy interiors and outdoor seating areas make Jungle Tree the perfect place to put up in Hampi. To top it all, the property is also pet-friendly!
Price: Starts at INR 699 per night