A 101 Guide To Famous Hippie Island Hampi

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Hippie Island is located in Hampi. It is also called Virupapura Gadde. It is an enchanting place in Karnataka (Hampi). Must visit hippie island Hampi and spend a fun time with your loved ones.

Hampi is a beautiful place that is divided into two parts. The first one is off the mainland. On the mainland, you will find many ruins of Hampi. Also, this side has many temples and it follows more religious and traditional places. If you’re looking for something non-vegetarian to eat or alcohol. Then it is going to be difficult to find it on the mainland. On the other side of Hampi, Hippie island is located. 

There are lots of things to do on Hippie island. It is a relaxing place, you are surely going to have a great time here. So whenever you visit Hampi, it is advisable to visit Hippie island. You can’t only enjoy the activities but beautiful views. The awesome experience of camping will make you feel like you’re out of the world. 

Do you want to spend your time exploring ruins, temples, and other historical stuff? If yes, then you should prefer to stay on the mainland of Hampi. If you want to chill out with your friends, then hippie island is a quite better place for you. If you want to enjoy both the mainland and visit hippie island then you can do that as well. The distance between hippie island and Hampi can be easily covered through the river. You heard about the Tungabhadra river. It takes around 5 minutes to reach Virupaksha Temple of Main Land. On the other hand, you will reach the nearby Vijayanagar hotel on hippie island. 

After you reach hippie island by boat. Now you are probably looking for accommodation. Right? So below are some hotels to check out on Hippie island. 


A guest house is located near the main spot of hippie island Hampi. It is really cosy and a beautiful place to spend time. You can consider it a perfect option as it is budget-friendly. From a private room to a dorm. You can choose according to your needs. The best thing about this guest house is that you can enjoy the view of rice fields. 

Chinna’s Camping Area

It is very popular on hippie island. At this spot, you can set up a tent to live in there.  A place surrounded by nature. What’s better than this on a holiday? 

There are other options too. You can find it for yourself when you visit there. Now after finding accommodation, you need to know what you can do on hippie island. So there are many things to do like, riding on a scooter, enjoying the views and climbing big rocks. Below mentioned are some suggestions:-

Rock Climbing In Hippie Island Hampi

Rock climbing is a very popular activity that you can enjoy on hippie island. Initially, it was limited only to experienced and professional climbers. Now even tourists can enjoy it in Hampi. It is allowed for visitors but it is recommended to do it under the guidance of a professional. In case you get injured, there are no medical services available around it. If you do it with a guide you are going to have fun. 

Enjoy Cliff Jumping 

You can do cliff jumping at Sanapur Lake. A thrilling jump, a relaxing view together with chilled beer & sunbath. Sounds like a perfect trip! 

Visit Sunset Hill To Watch Sunset

Hippie Island Hampi
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Sunset is a beautiful view no matter where you are going to see it. But from sunset hill, it is definitely more enchanting. In the evening many people gather at sunset hill to spend some quality time. Besides sunset, you can probably enjoy a view of the crowd, dancers, drum circles, and a jam night. Together with some incredulously strong aromatic substances. Then after enjoying the sunset you can move back to your hotel. Be careful as you need to climb on boulders to reach there. 

Go To Anjanadri Hill (Hanuman Temple)

This is another famous spot to visit on Hippie island. It is 3 km away from there. Hanuman Temple is located on anjanadri hill. From the top of this hill, you can enjoy the view of many other places located in Hampi. it is believed that this hill is the birthplace of Lord Hanuman. On the way to Hanuman Temple, you will probably find a lot of monkeys. Although they won’t harm, still be careful.

Enjoy scooter ride 

The roads of hippie island hampi are comparatively smaller. So you can explore it on a scooter. Scooters are easily available for rent at around 350 INR/day. It is cheap and the best way to roam and explore hippie island. 

Taste Bhang Lassi

If you want to enjoy the taste of Bhang, then you must try it on hippie island. In case you are not aware of it, bhang is a form of Cannabis. You will find it on the menu under the head of a special lassi. So you can ask for it if you want to try.

Enjoy the jam session 

This is the best thing you can do on hippie island. Vibe along with your friends and other tourists on hippie island. Get some food, musical instruments, and friends, and enjoy. Make it a memorable night. Else you can spend your time at a bar. You will probably find something usual.

This place will give an amazing experience to your soul. Do whatever you want to do. If you want to visit places only on hippie island, two-three days are enough for you. For both mainland and hippie island, 5-6 days will be great. Take a break and enjoy your holiday in hippie island Hampi. 

Cafes On Hippie Island Hampi

After doing activities like rock climbing, boating, and others. Your hunger and cravings will surely be at their peak. So let’s now talk about food. There are not many places where you can get variety. But still you can satisfy your hunger in cafe’s that are available nearby.

Final Note 

Hippie island is full of thrills and adventures. So much to visit this place and enjoy. Do whatever you want to, from Cliff jumping to camping. From lying down to enjoy the view to partying, smoking, and chilling. Leave all your stress and have fun!

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