Economy Hampi, ranked No. 2 in New York Times' must-visit destinations, is now a luxury traveller's paradise Updated : January 12, 2019 12:52 PM IST A luxury resort, an airport and a museum have turned this ancient kingdom of the Vijayanagar empire into India’s newest luxury destination. The Vidyanagar airport ensures that travellers reach Hampi in about an hour-and-a-half from Hyderabad and Bengaluru, instead of the earlier seven hours it would take. Evolve Back Kamalapura Palace is Hampi’s first, and sole luxury resort that marries architectural style of the ruins with contemporary luxury facilities. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.