Fun At Matanga Hill Trek, Karnataka
Get ready to behold the horizon from the top of the Matanga Hill Hampi, Karnataka, India
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About Matanga Hill Trek
Matanga Hill, Hampi is located at the eastern end of the Hampi Bazaar, offering you an awestruck view of the ruined city and the panoramic view beneath you.Being the top-most point in Hampi, Matanga Hill is amongst the most popular places to visit. The tourists get a mesmerizing view of the city of Hampi. There is a small temple on the top of Matanga Hill known to be the Veerabhadra Temple. On the way down there is a small cave marked where it is believed that Sugriva, ruler of Kishkinda, used to hide.The track between Hampi Bazaar and Achyutaraya Temple is a popular track passing at the base of the hill. There are many other trials that lead to the bottom of the foothill. The most prominent of it leads to the east which terminates at the Kadalekalu Ganesha temple. Another trail is to the east end of Hampi Bazaar Street.
This hill attracts tourists who are interested in trekking. There are various paths for trekking in Hampi that lead to the top of the hilltop, where the Veerabhadra Temple dwells. The hill trek takes around 30 minutes. The rooftop of the Temple is the best place to behold the astounding sunrise and sunset where “first come first served” is the rule to squat on the western edge of the rooftop. The Achyutaraya Temple, Tungabhadra River, Virupaksha Temple, Hampi Bazaar and many other places are visible from the top of the hill.
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Hippie Island In Hampi
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Daroji Bear Sanctuary In Hampi
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Vijaya Vittala Temple In Hampi
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Virupaksha Temple In Hampi
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Bouldering In Hampi
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Camping In Hampi
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Matanga Hill Trek In Hampi
Matanga Hill, Hampi is located at the eastern end of the Hampi Bazaar, offering you an awestruck view of the ruined city and the panoramic view beneath you.Being the top-most point in Hampi, Matanga Hill is amongst the most popular places to visit. The tourists get a mesmerizing view of the city of Hampi. There is a small t...
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Shravanipola's 3 days trip to HampiThe hotel which I stayed in have problem of not getting hot water.
Pandurang's 4 days trip to HampiThanks neeraj for wonderful trip for Kerala. Best tour advisor thanks holidaypackagebookin.com Thanks holidaypackagebooking.com
Thakkark's 5 days trip to HampiEverything was best right from cooperation of agent Ms. Shristi, from foxplore to supporter Ms. Pallavi Sharma n Kunal from Travel triangle, i rlly appreciate. Thank u Travel triangle n Foxplore for all your support n making this trip the best for us.
Sharmapooja's 5 days trip to HampiThe trip was awsome...my travel agent Ramya is very cooperative with us. Hotel was good . But the driver sethu raman is quite unprofessional and didn't know anything about coorg....not as much satisfied with that...otherwise the whole trip is really good.
Hulkund's 4 days trip to HampiNice trip thanks holidaypackage Awesome places Ooty and Coorg
Marcia's 6 days trip to HampiMueen the agent and Rihan the cab driver were very approachable and friendly. They made this trip a very memorable experience for the both of us. Really enjoyed every single day. Irupi falls and Dubare elephant camp
Kalpana's 3 days trip to HampiEverything was fantastic. I recommend this travel triangle to all. You just have to schedule date and book it rest all the things will be taken care. Many thanks to Madhu driver he was professional and took care of us till the drop point. This was our 1st experience and was mind blowing.. Would like to visit again for sure... Thanks Divya for clear explanation about package. Thanks siva for assistance with good driver madhu.. Finally thanks to Pallavi from ur dreams (trave triangle ) for responding to my queries in detail without hesitation. Visiting Ooty and spending time with my love in coorg.. And all the single thing during this trip will be my most memorable trip.. Unforgettable memories experience!! Thank you !!!
Neeturohilla's 3 days trip to HampiTrip was good. Places included in package was good. Cab and driver allotted for our trip was really great. Driver Umesh was very cooperative during full trip. Specially, during our long journey, music played was really amazing. Hotel stay was fine. The only concerned part was food service at hotel which was not upto the mark. Overall it was a nice trip. Rakesh planned it well. Amazing music in cab.. we absolutely enjoyed it.
Chiragksarvaiya's 6 days trip to HampiThe only problem we faced was a proper plan should have been arranged from the travel agent side and not left on us to decide which places should be seen when. Due to this lacking of coordination between driver and Syed we were not able to see Bandipur National Park or Mudumalai National park, we were in the impressions that we would get a chance to see any one of the place, overall good experience, good hotel @ Mysore, and Ooty was average and good resort at Coorg. Driver Inayat was not that decent, sometimes he even drove rash, we clearly told him that we had a kid with us but he didnt listen to that and drove as per his convenience. He was not cleaning the cab on daily basis, we had to remind him for that.
Nsundaresan's 5 days trip to HampiThe hotel booked in Murudeshwar and Mangalore was not upto the mark. Places that were mentioned to be visited were not completely covered. Could have been a better one.
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The temperature is around 40 degrees, hence it is advised to wear loose light cotton clothes covering both your arms and legs. Apply a good quality sunscreen lotion before going out.
Best time to visit Hampi is from October to February as the temperature is pleasant. Tourists can also visit during the monsoon season, but boulders become quite slippery during the season.
The tourists can try other thrilling activities like camping and bouldering, and visit places like Monkey temple, elephant stable Vijaya Vittala Temple and more.
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