being a land of temples, is the most important pilgrim center in
India. Tirupati is situated in the state of Andhra Pradesh's district
of Chittor. Tirupati is worlds famous for its temple of Lord
Venkateshwara, situated at an elevation of 853 meters above sea level
on the Tirumala Hills. Drawing over millions of devotees each year,
the temple is the richest in the world, as the devotees give
offerings open hearted.
Some devotees begin their business in
partnership with Lord Balaji, they even name the company after him
and every year come to give part of the profit to him as offerings.
To visit Tirupati, there are many options available. From Chennai to
Tirupati darshan by road it will take 4 hours to reach. There are
three different routes. You can take a route through Utthukotta,
Nagalapuram, Puttur and Reingunta from Chennai. The second route is
the road via towns like Poonamalli, Tiruvallur, Tiruthani, Nagiri and
Puttur and Reingunta from Chennai
to Tirupati Travel a car.
The third route is via Tada, Sri Kalahasti and Reingunta from
From Chennai, by renting a car will be quite costly from
Rs 4,000 to Rs 8,000 for a round trip, depending on your car type.
The Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) and the Andhra
Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) have buses running
at frequency of 30 minutes to one hour from Chennai to Tirupati
But, the best option is to Chennai
to Tirupati travel by train,
plus it is less tiring. There are a lot of trains routing from
Chennai to Tirupati and back. The main are Chennai-Tirupati Express,
Sapthagiri Express and the Chennai-Tirupati Intercity Express. These
trains commute daily and the distance is around 3 hours. If you
choose the train, you'll go through towns Perambur, Arakkonam,
Tiruttani, Puttur and Reingunta before reaching Tirupati.
Indian Airlines operate twice a week flight on Thursday and Sunday
from Chennai to Tirupati. The flight back from Tirupati to Chennai is
on Friday and Monday. The duration is about half an hour by
The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) have organized
for the thousands of pilgrims visiting Lord Venkateshwara temple
every day, efficient queue system is done to ensure smooth movement
within the temple complex for peaceful darshan. Fresh refreshment and
medicine is also provided by TTD to pilgrims waiting for darshan.
There are a lot of high profile hotels, budget hotels and
dharamshalas to choose from to stay.
Several travel companies in
the city of Chennai have introduced package tours that is also a
perfect alternative for individuals in the hunt for breakfast, lunch
and travel, all comprised at one standard value. Package tours are an
outstanding choice for groups as well as family members as the prices
work out to be really reasonable as compared to call taxi rates.
addition, package tours are arranged in such a system that tourists
can go back to Chennai on the similar day. The facility of booking on
the web (online or internet option) has also been launched that turns
it much simpler for the traveler.