HOP TO HOSPET TOUR
4 Nights / 5 Days
Take a break from Goa and hop over to Hospet and Badami for a change of scenery. The scenic train ride goes through undeveloped eastern Goa and on into northern Karnataka into the rocky terrain of Hospet and Badami.
Itinerary Route: Goa - Hospet/Hampi - Badami - Goa
Day 1: Goa to Hospet (via Train)
Take the morning train to Hospet where you'll spend the next two nights. Take the afternoon to enjoy the sights.
Day 2: Hampi/Hospet
Hampi is the medieval capital of the Hindu empire Vijayanagara (the City of Victory). With more than 500 monuments dotting the surrounding area, Hampi occupies a place among UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Included are beautiful temples, basement of palaces, remains of aquatic structures, ancient market streets, royal pavilions, bastions, royal platforms, treasury buildings plus many more.
Day 3: Hospet to Badami (190 km / 4 hour drive)
Morning drive to Badami where you'll spend the next two night. During the afternoon, pay a visit to the spectacular Badami Caves with their intricate carvings. These ancient caves house the magnificent images and sculptures of Hindu and Jain Gods while also forming an important pilgrimage destination. The exquisite architectural work has made this one of the most popular tourist attractions in Karnataka. Also take time to explore other parts of Badami such as the Badami Fort and Agasthya Tirtha, an artificial lake.
Day 4: Badami
The terrain of Badami begs to be explored - a simply wonderful place to meander, explore, stroll, climb.
Day 5: Depart for Goa (via Train)
Take the train back to Goa.
Star accommodations in the rocky hills of Badami and Hospet... Hospet Hotel Priyadharshini - Standard Hotel...
Star accommodations in the rocky hills of Badami and Hospet... Hospet Hotel Priyadharshini - Standard Hotel Priyadarshini is a well-managed hotel with 64 rooms, some with balconies. There is an on-premise vegetarian restaurant Hotel Malligi - Superior Representing luxury at its best, Malligi offers all the modern amenities for the 21st century traveler. Rooms are fully loaded with all the comforts of home and exquisitely furnished with comfortable beds, wardrobes, writing desk, remote control cable TV, direct dial telephone, Wifi technology, electronic safe, in room refrigerator. Dine on some of the finest cuisines, rejuvenate at the spa and unwind at the pool. Malligi is set amidst 5 acres in the heart of Hospet - arrive as a guest and leave as a friend. Royal Orchid Kireeti - Deluxe Royal Orchid Kireeti is a luxury property located just a short drive from Hampi ruins. The hotel is equiped with modern amenities and surrounded by the historic and mythological remains making for a perfect holiday. The hotel has 135 elegantly decorated rooms to suit the needs of the modern traveler and includes a variety of food and beverage options with Echo-the 24 hour coffee shop, Ginseng, the Oriental restaurant, lounge bar, and a poolside bar. Badami Hotel Rajsangam - Standard A good budget traveller hotel with satellite TV, broadband, laundry service, and safety deposit boxes. Badami Court - Superior & Deluxe Badami Court offers a breathtaking view of the Sandstone Mountains and it is a just a mere 2 kms from the Cave Temples. Equipped with 26 tastefully decorated AC, Badami Court strives to provide comfort and customer satisfaction. On-premise include a restaurant and swimming pool.
Best Time: November to March - Badami and Hospet are situated at elevations of +1,000 ft. making for cool and comfortable weather...
Best Time: November to March - Badami and Hospet are situated at elevations of +1,000 ft. making for cool and comfortable weather in the winter and early spring. Summers on the plains of Karnataka can be quite hot but the evenings are comfortable. October thru March (Winter) 15°C - 29°C (59°F - 84°F) April thru July (Summer) 23°C - 45°C (74°F - 113°F)
Goa is the jump off point for this tour. Getting to Goa is pretty simple since it's one of the most touristy states in India -...
Goa is the jump off point for this tour. Getting to Goa is pretty simple since it's one of the most touristy states in India - trains, flights, buses - direct from all southern India hubs.
Hospet has enjoyed a steady flow of foreign visitors over the years and their restaurant selection reflects that. Badami eateries are much more
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