The Ultimate Travelling Camp - Kishkinda Camp, Hampi

Location: Kerala & Karnataka | India

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

Kishkinda Camp, Hampi, is a luxurious eco-friendly camp on the fringes of the fascinating UNESCO-listed ruins of Hampi, which include impressive, richly-carved temples and palaces, with giant boulders scattered over the hills amongst palm trees, banana plantations and paddy fields. Enjoy expert guided tours around Hampi and beyond, and indulge your passions on a photography or cooking class, before retreating to your safari-themed tent and tucking into a delicious evening meal.

*Kishkinda Camp is not currently operating. Please contact us for further details.*
Perfect forImmersing yourself in ancient wonders and traditional Indian culture away from the crowds
In the knowWatching sunset over the ruins of Hampi is an unforgettable experience

Recommended for...

  • History & Heritage
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Walking & Trekking
  • Wildlife & Nature

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Kishkinda Camp, Hampi, is ideally positioned for exploring Hampi, which sits on the banks of the Tungabhadra River in central India. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to endless ruins spreading over more than 4,000 hectares, showcasing numerous examples of Indo-Islamic architecture.

Rooms at the Ultimate Travelling Camp - Kishkinda Camp, Hampi

There are ten exclusive colonial, Luxury Suite Tents offering a taste of India during the Raj. They are luxuriously furnished, including comfortable four-poster beds, leather trunks and armchairs, with richly-patterned carpets on the polished-wood floors, as well as mini-bars and ensuite bathrooms. The luxury suite tents can accommodate up to three guests, while the luxury presidential suite can accommodate up to four. A personalised butler service will ensure you have everything you need.

Food & drink

The five-star meals, created by award-winning chefs, encompass regional and international cuisine and make the most of locally-grown produce, including fresh herbs and vegetables. There is also an in-house bakery - perfect for fresh croissants straight out of the oven at breakfast.


In between exploring have a read in the library or put your feet up in relaxation area. There is also a range of board games to play. If you are looking for the perfect unique souvenir, browse the local handicrafts and paintings in the shop.

Activities at the Ultimate Travelling Camp - Kishkinda Camp, Hampi

Explore the landscapes on guided walks around the ruins of Hampi, including buildings of arches, pillars and domes, displaying sculptures of gods, nymphs, religious motifs and flora and fauna, and there are also cave temples hewn from red sandstone. Visit Kaladham, a museum which documents the fascinating history of Hampi, including interactive displays and panoramic 3D photography.

You can also visit Sandur, which is home to the nomadic Banjaras people, stroll along the Tungabhadra River, explore riverside villages and go birdwatching along the river’s backwaters with expert guides (the waterways are home to over 200 bird species), or enjoy a photography lesson or a cooking class.

If you’re a wildlife fan, don’t miss the chance to visit the Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary with naturalist guides, where, as well as sloth bears, which are endemic to India, you can also see wildlife such as leopards and mongoose.  

As well as the personalised butler service, you will have a private tour manager, chauffeur and vehicle enabling itineraries to be tailored to suit you. 

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Hotel location

The nearest airport to Kishkinda Camp is Vidyanagar, approximately an hour away, and the camp is 30 minutes from Hospet Junction train station.

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