Bug spray, flashlight, and bedspreads
Miscellaneous: Good to carry bug sprays, and flash lights with spare cells.
Mobile phone coverage is bad in certain areas. So don't rely on GPRS or 3G to stay in touch. However, there are a number of internet browsing places.
You may have to carry your own bedsheets/bedspreads if you are gonna bunk in one of the cheaper huts, especially during off-peak season. The bedspread they provided was pretty dirty. Or you can pick up bedspreads for about INR 150 to 200 in one of the shops in Hampi.
- Budget Travel
Packing for Hampi
Luggage and bags: A day pack is necessary to hold water etc.
Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Comfortable walking shoes a must; Hampi requires a fair bit of walking.
Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Mosquito repellants, sunscreen
Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: Summer cap or protective scarf is an absolute must all-year round. Sunglasses too!
Miscellaneous: Carry lots of coins and change.
Luggage and bags: Most visitors to Hampi are just "passing through" for 2/3 days and so will have most travel essentials with them. You will find shopping in Hampi rather limited, but most requsites can be found at the town of Hospet, 13 Kms.away.
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