Temples, monuments, ruins and a lot of fun!



about us Rated "Top 10 Scenic Marathons in India by Conde Nast Traveller India, GHR Hampi is part of the Go Heritage Run series. An untimed, fun run at the World Heritage Site of Hampi, this run will take you on a journey from the 1st century to the 14th century.
about us Distances: 5 KM, 12 KM, 21 KM Venue: Monolithic Nandi, Hampi Start Time: 6.30 AM
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Bangalore - 344 kms
Hyderabad - 373 kms
Chennai - 696 kms
Mumbai - 741 kms
Hampi Run Route

Hampi Run Routes

Run on a journey from the 1st century to 14th century - past ruins of the Vijayanagara empire, boulders, fields, banana plantations and streams.


Hampi: Travel and Hotels

Most accommodation in the Hampi World Heritage Site area is suited for backpackers. There are numerous shacks, guesthouses and resorts on both sides of the river Tungabhadra.

Kishkinda Magnet

Buy Hampi Souvenirs

Visit our store to purchase Hampi souvenirs - we especially love this Hampi fridge magnet - inspired by the wandering monkeys of the area as well as the Lambani embroidery art forms.


Hampi is a temple town in North Karnataka, India renowned for its UNESCO World Heritage Site listed Group of Monuments. It was once one of the largest, most prosperous cities of the world and is located within the ruins of the Vijayanagara Empire. Go Heritage Runs returns to Hampi for the 4th consecutive year and we've uncovered many underappreciated facets of this town - read about them and much more below.

Hampi Travel Itineraries

Taking a vacation in Hampi? Here are our recommended itineraries on how to make the most of your time in and around Hampi, Badami and Pattadakal - also a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site.


The Myths and Legends of Hampi

According to the local folklore and Hindu mythology, various mythical events are often associated with the city of Hampi. In fact an entire episode of the Ramayana is supposed to have occurred here...

Hampi Drawing

Hampi – On an artist’s canvas

Hampi is not just a paradise for photographers, but it has served as a muse for several artists. The ruins and the landscapes offer a great opportunity for artists to create live sketches at this World Heritage Site. One such illustrator is Jayesh Sivan...


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.

GHR Passport to Fun


Get your own GHR Passport and a stamp every time you come to our run-vacations! It's a fun way - for kids and adults alike - to track the fun times you have with us!