Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (Base city is Tirupathi) is the most visited and important pilgrimage centre in india with tourist/ pilgrim traffic crossing more than 100 million in year 2018. The presiding deity of the temple, Lord Venkateswara, is also known by other names - Balaji or Srinivasa or Venkateshwara. The shrine built by Maharaja Sri Krishna Devaraya almost 400 years back is most prominent shrines of the world. Even before him, it was Lord Varahaswami who had made Tirumala his abode. Since then, many devotees have continued to construct grand entrances on the ramparts of the temple over generations. The temple complex is spread over 16.2 acres of land.
The Tirumala shrine is a masterpiece of Dravidian architecture. The main sanctum contains 2 m high standing idol of Venkateswara on a lotus flanked by his consorts Bhudevi and Sridevi. The most striking feature of the awe-inspiring black idol is its fabulous diamond crown, which is said to be the most precious single ornament in the world. The Sanctorum 'Ananda Nilayam' has a glittering gold covered Vimana and gold covered gates. Apart from the main temple, other tourist places on Tirumala hills include Akasa Ganga, Srivari Padalu, Chakra Theertham, Papavinasam, Shilatoranam, etc. There are several attractions in Tirupati town along with Kanipakam, Srinivasa Mangapuram, Tiruchanur, Talakona Falls, Srikalahasti, etc.
What is included in the tour
- Return air fare in economy class
- 1 night accommodation with breakfast on twin sharing
- Airport transfers to Hotel and Tirumala
- 1 Special Entry Darshanam ticket
- Visit to local temples in Tirupathi, Padmavathi Temple and Govindaraya Temple
- Includes Local Taxes, Toll, Parking, Driver Allowances etc.
- Manager for the group to handle logistics
What is NOT included in the tour
- Meals other than those mentioned
- Any detour in itinerary
- Special Temple Seva, or Entry
- Travel Insurance
- Darshanam Ticket
- 1 Night Stay in Tirupathi
- Fixed Pricing of air fare
Day 1 - Departure to Tirupati. Arrive and check into hotel. Get fresh and proceed to Tirumala
Darshanam of Deity and return back to hotel in Tirupathi by evening.
Day 2 - Check out hotel. Visit to local temples. Get dropped at airport for return departure.
Tirumala is a census town in Chittoor district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The town is a part of Tirupati Urban Development Authority and located in Tirupati mandal of Tirupati revenue division. It is a hill town where Tirumala Venkateswara Temple is located, which is the abode of Lord Venkateswara
Temperature - 20 C to 36 C
Nearest Airport - Tirupati, Renigunta
Nearest Railway Station - Tirupati
Currency - Indian Rupees