A fun untimed run on a rocky trail in this North Karnataka town amidst a 6th century fort and sandstone cave temples.
SEP 3 2017



Venue: Archaeological Museum, Badami
Distances: 5 KM, 10 KM, 21 KM
Start Time: 6.00 AM
Route highlights - The 21k run route is rocky trail and road. The 5K and 10K are entirely rocky trail. Expect to see views of the Bhutanatha temple and Agastya lake, massive rock cliffs, rural landscapes and 7th century Mahakoota Temple.
Run-vacation tips - Eat a meal at a local Khanavali, visit Aihole-Pattadakal World Heritage Site
Optional Hotel Package - Details here


Hubli - 105 kms
Hyderabad - 419 kms
Bangalore - 448 kms
Mysore - 532 kms

Badami Run Routes

One of our most scenic of run routes - the off-road trails traverse cave temples with views of rocky landscapes stretching far into the horizon. And sometimes, if you're lucky, you might spot a rainbow like we did on one of our route recces!


Run Vacation in Badami

Running in Badami with us this October? Let us take care of your hotels, travel and local sightseeing in Badami as well as the World Heritage Site of Pattadakal next door. Stay tuned for details closer to registration launch.


Minions Rock Badami

Muthukrishnan Rajaram is one of our regular runners. He does not run alone though - his tiny travel companions accompany him every time. And it was the turn of the super cute Minions to travel and rock Badami!


The early temples in Badami and Pattadakal attract tourists and heritage enthusiasts all the year round.  But did you know Badami also sees visitors who come for an entirely different reason?  Read about the climbing scene in Badami and much more below. 


Travel Itineraries - Hampi and Pattadakal

Hampi and Pattadakal are two World Heritage Sites situated hours away from each other - and both near Badami. So if you're in the region, we recommend visiting all three over the course of a couple of days.


Badami - Rock Climbing Capital of India

There are around a hundred and fifty bolted routes in Badami - which makes it not just the climbing capital of India but also a safe haven. Read more.


Reminiscing the Great Battle of Vatapi

However great it might have been, the Battle of Vatapi (present day Badami) has hardly found mention in the history books today. But it is a tale that needs to be told.


Cradle of Temple Architecture: Aihole-Badami-Pattadakal

Renowned for art and architecture, the quiet villages of Badami, Aihole and Pattadakal house rich history from our past. Read why Aihole is famously termed the ‘Cradle of Hindu Rock Architecture’.


Badami in Pictures

A beautiful lake, 4 storied rock cut temples, blue skies and huge rock faces - Badami is a treat to the eyes after the monsoons. See for yourself in these pictures by Bala from his travel to Badami on GoUNESCO.


The best part of Go Heritage Runs is that we are a series. Which means that the destinations change, but some things will always stay same - scenic, historic routes, a great family friendly experience and a fun run-vacation. Keep in touch with us and take a run-vacation with us this year!

GHR 2017 Calendar

2017 Calendar

With a run almost every month, Go Heritage Runs are the best travel plan for you! See the runs planned and announced on our calendar.


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GHR Passport to Fun


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