Q. Where is Hampi located?
Hampi is located in the central part of Karnataka.
Q. Is it safe?
Yes, Hampi is an extremely safe region of Karnataka.
Network related FAQ
Q. Is there cell phone network in Hampi?
Only BSNL connections work.
Q. Is there 3G/4G in Hampi?
BSNL has the best and is the only data provider in Hampi.
Q. Does Airtel, Jio or Vodafone work in Hampi?
Only BSNL has cellular connection near Hampi.
Q. What are the points where cell phone and internet network is available?
Here is a list of places where cell phone/internet network is available
- Tungabhadra river or ruins side, near the ferry
- Monkey Hill
- Outside Queen’s bath
- Near step tank
- Near Hampi bus stand
Q. What time do we reach Hospet?
The trip starts at 9 A.M.
Q. What is the best mode of transportation to reach Hospet?
The best way to reach Hospet is by bus.
Q. What is the meeting point at Hospet?
The meeting point is Hospet bus stand. Our TLOW representative will meet you at this point.
Q. What is the best place to chill/ fresh up or eat breakfast if one reaches before 9 A.M.?
It’s is advisable to head to Hotel Shanbaug to freshen up. For breakfast, try Sai Tiffins right opposite Hotel Shanbaug. Sai Tiffins offers some really soft, fresh idlis throughout the day and hot or cold badam milk.
Q. What if we get lost while visiting the ruins?
If you would like to wander and explore a little more than usual, inform your travel expert and keep them updated. If at all, you still get lost, wait at the entrance of the respective ruin or attraction you are visiting by asking a local. Try to check if you have network and leave an SMS if a call is not going through.
Accommodation related FAQS
Q. What kind of accommodation will be provided?
We will be using guest houses all along the trip.
Q. Will the accommodation be clean?
Since no one in the world likes to keep their home untidy, it’s safe to say that every place we stay at will be clean and will give you a homely feel.
Q. Will we get a bed, blankets and pillows?
Yes, at every place we stay at you’ll get a blanket, a pillow and if not a bed then surely a mattress to sleep on.
Q. Why is food not included?
Since this is a backpacking trip, we want to leave the eating for you’ll to explore on your own. You’ll never go hungry in Hampi.
Q. Do we need to carry food along?
Not needed. Every place we stay at will have either a cafe or a family who will cook for us.
Q. What kind of food should we expect to get?
On both sides of Hampi, you’ll get a variety of food options from Indian cuisine, pastas to pizzas and Israeli food to choose from.
Sickness related FAQ
Q. How to prevent dehydration while exploring the ruins of Hampi?
Carry Electral or Glucose – D to prevent dehydration. Coconut water is also widely available in Hampi.
Q. What about motion sickness?
Consulting your local physician is the best for motion sickness.
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