Getting Around Hampi
Every stone in Hampi has a story to say . This story is best heard if you give it time and walk around from rock to rock. The ruins are spread in a wide area so walking won’t be the best option for all the sightseeings. But it is recommended to visit the Vittala Temple, Virupaksha Temple , Achurtarya Temple and Sule Bazaar on foot and then explore the rest of the places on a bicycle/motorbike.
A very popular option to explore Hampi. They can be rented easily from Bicycle shops in Hampi Bazaar for Rs 40-50 per day.Just carry a map and you are all set.
Motorbikes / Mopeds are also availiable on rent from shops in Hampi Bazaar. Motorbikes can be hired for around Rs 200 per day and mopeds can be hired for around Rs 150 per day. The rental shops also sell petrol but usually that is expensive than the regular price. Expect around Rs 70 per litre. 2 litres of petrol would be enough to cover all the major ruins.
By Auto Rickshaw
The autorickshaw drivers in Hampi are ready to show you the sights around. A day tour would cost you around Rs 500-600. A 3-4 hrs hour tour would cost around Rs 300.
A costly option. They are readily availiable from Hospet and charge around Rs 750-1000 for a full day of sightseeing.