Mysore To Hampi Tour Packages

Mysore Hampi Packages From Mysore, Mysore To Hampi Taxi Fare

HAMPI

Recognised as a world Heritage Site by the UNESCO,this 26 sq km area of village Hampi on the right bank of the river Tungabhadra has the ruins of the great vijaynagar Empire strewn across it. Such was the magnificence of this capital city of one of the largest Hindu empires in the Indian history that a 15 century Persian Ambassador once said, ’The city is such that the pupil of the eye has never seen a place like it, and the ear of intelligence has never been informed that there existed anything to equal it in the world’. Vijayanagar founded in 1336 monopolised the defeat in 1565 at the hands of the Deccan sultans. Set amidst an awesome boulder strewn landscape most of the important structures and ruins are located mainly in two areas, which are generally referred to as the royal centre and the sacred centre. The largest enclosure, the king’s palace includes two platform structures, and underground chamber, besides other interesting architectural elements other interesting architectural elements. The Royal centre in the southwest part of the site contains Hazara Rama Temple embellished with bas reliefs depicting scenes from Ramayana. Its walls and pillars having rows of elephants ,horses ,dancing girls ,and finely attired soldiers. The two storied Lotus mahal highlights the fusion of Hindu and Muslim style of architecture and of particular interest is the particular interest is the geometrically cusped archways that resemble the petals of a lotus opening to the sun. The Elephant stables with arched entrances the state domes once housed the state elephants. The massive Mahanavami dibba is where the kings once sat on gem studded golden thrones during the 9-nights of Navratri festivitives to watch pageants and tournaments. The structure is also embellished with carved bands of horses ,soldiers and scenes of daily life. The interior of the Queen’s bath are stunningly ornate with lotus shaped fountains that once spouted scented water for the royal ladies. Pushkarni is the stepped water tank crafted from rectangular pieces of granite. The Sacred Centre is situated on the northern edge of the city along the river Tungabhadra. The Virupaksh Temple still used for worship is dedicated to shiva and his consort pampadevi. Built during the reign of vijaynagar ,the ceiling of the Ranga Mandapa is beautifully painted with scenes from epics and ancient texts. At the eastern extreme is the Archaeological Museum at the base of matangi Hill.A few metres from the museum are the steps that lead to the Achyutaraya temple. overlooking the Virupaksha Temple, the Virupakasha Temple,the Hemakuta HILL has a scattering of some smaller temples and two large Ganesha monolithic sculptures (sasivekalu and kadalekalu) on its slopes. From the eastern end of the Hampi Bazaar, Walk along the river bank about 1.5 km to the famous Vithala temple,Hampi’s crowning glory, with the legendary stone chariot and the 56 musical pillars that resound with musical chimes when struck .Another interesting site is 6.7 m high monolith ,Lakshminarasimha ,depicting 4 armed man –lion from of god Vishnu sheltered under a seven headed serpent and next to it is a 3 m high Badvilinga statue standing permanentlyin water that flows through an ancient channel. Hampi is easily accessible from banglore by road rail. banglore 365 km, Hospet in Bellary district 13 km ,see pg 229.Just15 Km from Hampi is the ancient citadel of Anegundi, dotted with old temples and fortifications,.

 

Mysore To Hampi Taxi Charges

Type Of Taxi No Of Seat Rate Per Km Non A/c Rate Per Km A/c Minimum DistanceDriver Charges
Tata Indica4+17.008.00250 Km250.00
Toyota Etios Liva4+17.508.50250 Km250.00
Tata Indigo4+18.009.00250 Km250.00
Swift D’zire4+19.0010.00250 Km250.00
Toyota Etios4+19.0010.00250 Km250.00
Renault Scala 4+111.0011.00250 Km250.00
Nissan Sunny4+110.0011.00250 Km250.00
Maruti Ciaz4+110.0011.00250 Km250.00
chevrolet Tavera 8+110.0011.00250Km300.00
chevrolet Tavera 9+110.0011.00250 Km300.00
Mahindra Xylo7+1 10.0011.00250 Km300.00
Maruti Ertiga 7+111.0012.00250 Km300.00
Toyota Innova6+113.0013.00250 Km300.00
Toyota Innova7+114.0014.00250 Km300.00
Tempo Traveller12+113.0015.00300 Km300.00
Mini Bus22+122.0024.00300 Km300.00
Bus32+130.0035.00300 Km500.00
Bus49+134.0039.00300 Km500.00