Eight days backpacker blueprint: Hampi, African village and Gokarna

Here is The Land Of Wanderlust’s blueprint to a backpacking trip/tour around HampiYellapur– Gokarna in the South Indian State of Karnataka.


TRIP COST: RS 10,000 + 5% GST = Rs 10,500/- 


• Accommodation

• Transportation

• Cycle rental

• Entry fee


• Food

This backpacking trip will have a minimum of  6 backpackers.

Only on payment of 50% of the trip cost will a seat be confirmed.

For more information please contact us on the phone numbers mentioned below:

Ankit Chaube :+91 8454961928

TLOW Office :  +91 9004594935

or mail us at: info@tlow.in

 Things to carry along

Day 1:

  • Reach Hospet bus station by 09:00 HRS.
  • Hop onto a local bus from from Hospet to Hampi.
  • Reach Hampi by 10:00 HRS and check into a guest house.
  • After breakfast, hire cycles and explore the ruins around the Royal centre.
  • Return back to Hampi and visit the famous Virupaksha temple.
  • Later explore the temples on Hemakuta Hill.
  • Spend the rest of the evening chilling in the Hampi Bazaar.

Day 2:

  • After breakfast hire cycles.
  • Ride the mopeds and cross over to the other side of the Hampi River by motor boat.
  • Spend day riding the mopeds and exploring the ruins on the other side of the Hampi river.
  • Return back to guest house near Hampi Bazaar by 16:00 HRS.
  • Spend the rest of the evening at leisure.

Day 3:

  • Wake up early in the morning to make it in time for the sun rise at Matanga Hill.
  • After breakfast, walk and explore the ruins around the sacred centre.
  • Explore Vittala temple that also houses the famous chariot.
  • Post lunch, spend time on the banks of the Hampi river.
  • Last evening in Hampi, spend time shopping.

Day 4:

  • Leave early in the morning from Hampi by local KSRTC bus for Yellapur. Six hour journey.
  • Reach Yellapur and check into local guest house and then visit the Siddi Tribal village.OR
  • Board a connecting bus/share-a-seat jeep from Yellapur to the Siddi Tribal village and spend night in the village school.

Day 5:

  • After breakfast, board a bus to the temple town of Gokarna.
  • Reach Gokarna Road railway station by 13:00 HRS.
  • Hop onto a local KSRTC bus to reach Gokarna town by 20:00 HRS.
  • Check into a guest house.

Day 6:

  • After breakfast, visit the Gokarna town temples.
  • Later hike to the beach of Kudle, spend time relaxing on the beach and have lunch in one of the beach shacks. Rent a hut at Kudle beach or hike on post lunch.
  • Hike to the famous Om beach after having lunch.
  • Spend the evening walking on the beach.
  • Hike to the Gokarna town flee market and return back to the guest house.

Day 7:

  • After breakfast, hike to the remote beaches of Half moon and Paradise.
  • Send some time at each of the beaches, relaxing and enjoying the peace and serenity of the Arabian Sea.
  • Hike through the woods from Paradise beach and climb the hill and reach the village of Bellekan. OR
  • Hop onto a motor boat and return back to the beach shack at Om beach/Kudle beach.
  • Return back to the guest house after sundown.

Day 8:

  • Last day in Gokarna town, to reach the bus station by noon.
  • Trip ends at 15:00 HRS.


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