8 days in Badami, Hampi & Gokarna Itinerary

8 days in Badami, Hampi & Gokarna Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Pune
Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Badami
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Hampi
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Gokarna
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Pune

2
nights
Badami

Badami ©
Famous for its cave temples, Badami served as the capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 CE--and this rich history has left plenty of things to do for visitors today.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Badami Cave Temples, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banashankari Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhuthanatha Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Agastya Lake, and finally contemplate the long history of Malegitti Shivalaya Fort and Temple.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Badami day trip planning app.

Pune to Badami is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hampi.

Things to do in Badami

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Badami Cave Temples ©
Badami Cave Temples
Agastya Lake ©
Agastya Lake
Bhuthanatha Temple ©
Bhuthanatha Temple

3
nights
Hampi

Hampi ©
The temple town of Hampi sits on the site where one of the richest and biggest cities on the planet once stood, with the ruins of the old city protected as a World Heritage Site.
Change things up with a short trip to Tungabhadra Dam in Hospet (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Vitthala Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Elephant Stables, appreciate the history behind Statue of Ugra Narsimha, and take in the dramatic natural features at Matanga Hill.

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Traveling by car from Badami to Hampi takes 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gokarna.

Things to do in Hampi

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Tungabhadra Dam
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Vitthala Temple ©
Vitthala Temple
Elephant Stables ©
Elephant Stables
Group of Monuments at Hampi ©
Group of Monuments at Hampi

2
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Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mahabaleswara Temple, explore the fascinating underground world of Shiva Cave, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gokarna Beach. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Mahaganapathi Temple, then stroll through Om Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kudle Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Gokarna trip planner.

Getting from Hampi to Gokarna by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gokarna

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Om Beach ©
Om Beach
Gokarna Beach ©
Gokarna Beach
Mahabaleswara Temple ©
Mahabaleswara Temple

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