Chennai to Hampi Heritage Trail with Archaeologist

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Date(s) - 07/03/2019 - 11/03/2019
3:30 pm - 7:00 am



“Hampi heritage trip with our Archaeologist**

Join us in the search of “City of Victory,” that has entirely disappeared save for a few scattered ruins of buildings that were once temples or palaces, and for the long lines of massive walls that constituted its defences. Witness the history of a two and half century old legacy, an empire sprawling from Dhakan to Ceylon. A throwback in time in the capital city of Vijayanagar Empire without which an Indian History book would be incomplete. Please contact 7550042234 / to register. 

Highlights of trip: Reference: A Forgotten Empire (Vijayanagar): A Contribution to the History of India.

  • Understand the history, scale and importance of Vijayanagar Empire which controlled the entire South India for a period of 250 years
  • Listen to the stories of palaces, temples and stables and how a huge thriving capital city on the banks of Tungabhadra river traded with Portuguese, Mughals and Chinese
  • Witness beautiful sunset and sunrise in the midst of ruins
  • Appreciate the architectural skills and knowledge of our ancestors and immerse in the similarities and differences of different architectural styles

Theme: Heritage Trail

Detailed  Plan:

Day 1 We will take afternoon Lalbaugh train and reach Bengaluru. We will do overnight travel by a comfortable AC Van to Hampi

Note: If Train tickets are not available, we will travel by Bus to Bengaluru.

Day 2:

  • We will reach Hampi early in the morning and will do early check-in with available rooms for freshen up.
  • Head to the Virupaksha Temple and get astonished by the usage of mathematical concepts in the patterns
  • Laxmi Narasimha – Badava Linga
  • We will take you to Mango Tree Restaurant, a popular one in Hampi for the lunch
  • Stroll on the streets where Hampi Bazar existed once to take you back to Vijayanagara period.
  • Monolithic bull – View the Photo Exhibition                                                                      
Day 3

  • Wake up to the tunes of Bulbuls and sip a Coffee overseeing the flowing stream
  • Check out interesting architectures like Lotus Mahal, Royal Enclosure and the Queen’s bath
  • We will take you to Green Catering for another delicious lunch
  • Tenali Raman Pavillion – Walk down the Elephant Stable
  • Symmetrical and beautiful Step tank
  • Saasivekaalu Ganesha – Sunset Point at Hemkuta hill temple
Day 4

  • Wake up early and reach the Sunrise Point (Matanga  Hill) and head back to hotel for breakfast
  • Walk around the Stone Chariot, King’s Balance, Vittala Temple
  • After lunch, we will travel to Bengaluru
  • Board Train / Bus to reach destination.

Day 5 Reach Chennai with fine memories.


Cost Rs.6600 Per Adult (Please read exclusions and inclusions)
Cost Inclusions Twin sharing AC room in Hotel Malligi with Complimentary Breakfast, Bengaluru – Hampi – Bengaluru transport in an AC Van, Curation by Archaeologist
Cost Exclusions
  1. Chennai – Bengaluru – Chennai Train / Bus at actuals. 
    1. Chennai – Bangalore onward Rs.600 (CC) / Rs. 250 (SS)
    2. Bangalore – Chennai  Rs.700 (3AC) / Rs.250 (SL)
  • Except Day 3 and Day 4 breakfast all meals, coffee / tea and snacks
  • Anything not in inclusions.
  • Any cost related to optional spots / items.

Note: Time given is indicative. Itinerary is subject to change. For foreign citizen, entry fee will be at actual. .

Testimonials from guests: About Vijay, Archaeologist & about our previous Heritage Trip

  • Trip to Lepakshi:
    • Detailed explanation given by Archeologist Mr.Vijay.Good hospitality by Mr.Balaji
    • It was very well organised.. I enjoyed it thoroughly… such a refreshing and enlightening trip it was.
  • Previous heritage Trips
    • “Nice memorable trip! Thanks to Srinivas, Balaji & Vijay for making it one! Look forward to exploring more such trips!” – KeyTerns Guest
    • “Last weekend gone for a one day tour to Mahabalipuram / Mamallapuram, an UNESCO Heritage Site, 7th Century Built monuments & temples. It was wonderfully organized by KeyTerns team Srini and Balaji. The trip was curated by Vijay, a young Archaeologist, who explained the Pallava kingdom history in-depth in an awesome way. Even though I have been to Mahabalipuram / Mamallapuram earlier, But this trip was quite different. It was highly informative and so entertaining, learned loads of historical information about the Pallava kingdom, Mythology and their mind-blowing architectural style. Thanks and kudos to Keyterns team. – Bala (”


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