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Explore the History behind the Ruins of Hampi

  • Hampi ruins

    Hampi, Hampi (map)

    15.338603 76.459201

  • Price: $52.00 /per person

    Refund policy

  • Hampi is the destroyed capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. Located amidst a beautiful setting of small hills such as Matunga and Rishyamuka, the river Tungabhadra flows ferociously through the town. Hampi is glorified by the patronage of its kings to art and architecture. Housing the greatest talents of the time, the city grew extensively to become the capital of South India under the rule of Krishna Deva Raya. The city hosted numerous temples and buildings that spreaded over a radius of over 10km. Although the city is now in ruins, it is wonderful to visualize the wonderful empire located in a unique Deccan setting of hills, boulders, farms, forest and a river.

     



     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    We'll be walking, also cycling at a slow pace and will cover about 20km in two days carrying water by our own. It is a no risk and no difficulty activity but the sun will be at a high through out our session. Please read everything before you RSVP.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Below is the pic of tiruvengalanatha-temple:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    We will cover some parts of Hampi through Cycles:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Tentative Itinerary:

    Day 1: 27th September 2013

    Meet at Ameerpet, Near Jeans Corner, Beside J.C. Brothers  at around 08.00 pm

    Day 2: 28th September 2013

    06:00 AM Reach Hampi

    07:30 AM Get rooms. Refresh. Breakfast.

    08:30 AM Reach Royal Centre which includes the Natural Archway, Zenana Enclosure, Watch Towers, Guard's Quarters, Hazara Rama Temple, Elephant's

    Stables, King's Audience Hall, King's Palace, Throne Platform, Octagonal Water Pavillion, Octagonal Bath, Chandrasekhara Temple &c starting from Pattabhi Rama Temple via the Domed Gate.

    04: 00 PM Walk/get a ride to the Sati Memorials near the Turuttu Channel. Visit Krishna temple, Kadalaikallu and Sasivekallu Ganesa.

    06:00 PM Watch sunset from Hemakuta Jain Temples.

    07:30 PM Reach Hampi Bazar. Dinner, night walk to Chakratirtha and Star gazing for a while.

    09:30 PM Good night.

    Day 3: 29th September 2013

    03:30 AM Wake up

    04:00 AM To Matanga Parvatam via Hampi Bazaar and Monolithic Bull

    06:00 AM Stargazing and then sunrise view from Matunga Hill

    06:30 AM Achyutaraya Temple, Soolai Bazaar

    07:30 AM Light breakfast. Coracle ride to Rishyamuka and Anjaneya Hill via Chakratirtha and continue towards Anegondi.

    10:00 AM Explore the NE Hampi upto Anegondi and cover the famous parts of this old capital till Talarigattu and get back to Hampi Bazaar. We will walk a lot, as usual.

    01:30 PM Reach Anegondi and look out for lunch or something to eat.

    04:00 PM Reach Vittala Temple. Spend some time there.

    06:00 PM Visit Pampapati temple.

    07:00 PM Pack bags, Dinner and leave.

    08:30 PM Reach Hospet Bus Stand

    Day 4: 30th September 2013

    06:00 AM Reach Hyderabad, MGBS. Bye Bye.

    Payment Details :

    Payment Amount : Rs 2600 ( Cost does not Include food expenses )

    Account Holder Name: Great Hyderabad Adventure Club

    Account No:[masked]

    Account Type: Current

    Bank: ICICI Bank Ltd

    Branch: Road No 12, Banjara Hills.

    IFSC Code: ICIC[masked]

    You can also pay through credit card:

    http://eventdunia.com/index.php/ghac?event_id=132330902

    Transaction/Payment Remark:[masked]_ your name

    Ex-[masked]_Amit

    No Cash deposits into the bank please.

    Once payment is done comment your transaction ID or number below  for confirmation.

    Pre-requisites:
    Just 1: We are trekkers hence be prepared for worse. ?Do not grumble.?

    Things to bring:

    Clothing:

    1 Loose Cargos/Jeans full length only

    1 Jacket/Windcheater

    2 Long sleeved T-shirts to avoid trouble from bushes/shrubs/t horns/leeches/mosquitoes

    2 pair under garments

    1 Swimming suit or Shorts

    1 Handkerchief

    1 Towel

    1 Rain gear

    1 Sun Cap

    1 Muffler/Monkey cap

    1 Pair Trekking shoes/boots (ones which you are already used to and comfortable in) preferably with gaiters to prevent leeches getting in

    2 Pair socks

    Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments

    Toiletries:

    1 Toothbrush

    1 Herbal Toothpaste

    1 Roll Toilet Paper/Tissues

    1 Herbal Soap

    1 Deodorant

    1 Sun screen

    1 Mosquito Repellent cream

    1 Pack Safety Pins

    1 Pack Rubber bands

    1 Comb

    1 Herbal Shampoo

    Food & Water (light and enough to meet basic necessity for 2 days):

    ORS/Energy drinks

    Dry Fruits

    Energy bars

    Biscuits

    Chocolates

    Plum Cakes

    Snacks

    Fruits

    Vegetables

    Documents

    Valid Govt. issued Identity Card with a Photo copy

    Medical Emergency card (If any)

    2 emergency Notes with your name and address, phone numbers, emergency contact name and number, doctors name and number, with information on any medicines you take and any allergies you have with food or medicines, keep 1 in pocket and 1 in bag.

    Last but not the least, lots of energy, an open mind and a positive attitude filled with smiles

    Note: Most of us may not be serious trekkers but all of us have equal responsibility in protecting our beloved earth. GHAC earnestly requests all its members to be socially responsible whilst the treks and avoid any littering, shouting when in wild or causing anything that would disturb the normal ecology. Try to avoid plastics as much as possible, especially plastic smiles.

    Important Instructions:
    1) No smoking and no alcohol
    2) No littering, no pollution of water
    3) This is not a luxury trip so don't expect any...and be ready to rough it out in the wild
    4) Ladies and gents accommodation in separate tents
    5) Food will be mostly vegetarian
    6) We carry Basic First Aid and if you need anything you can ask the organizers
    7) If you feel unwell bring to the notice of the organizers immediately.
    8) If you can?t swim don't go deep into the water
    9) You cannot go off trail or move about alone without informing the organizers
    10) Do not take unnecessary risks and always follow the organizers' directions
    11) Reach the station on time
    12) No antisocial, deviant or unacceptable social behavior
    Anybody not following this guidelines and rules will be asked to leave immediately and removed from the group.

    Please bring a signed copy of this declaration -

    http://files.meetup.com/1166925/GHAC%20Disclaimer%202012.pdf

    For any further queries:

    Contact :

    AMIT :[masked]

    NARESH :[masked]

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  • Naresh K.

    Hi guys, due to extremely less no. of participants, we have to cancel this trip. We hope to see you in other meetups.

    September 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi, i would like to join this meetup, could you please let me know, is the dates are confirmed and deadline for payment?

    August 9, 2013

    • Naresh K.

      Hi Bhavesha, the trek dates are as mentioned in the itinerary. The last date for payment is 10th Sep.

      August 9, 2013

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